Offshore Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the offshore-technology.com web site http://www.offshore-technology.com/ en-us http://www.offshore-technology.com/ Offshore Technology-Updates http://www.offshore-technology.com/content/images/logo_big.gif FoundOcean to Secure Solan Oilfield Foundations http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/foundocean/press-solan-oilfield-contracts.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/foundocean/press-solan-oilfield-contracts.html Offshore grouting contractor FoundOcean has been awarded two contracts by Heerema Marine Contractors and Bibby Offshore for the Solan oilfield development to the west of the Shetlands in the North Sea. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:18:00 GMT Billy Pugh to Exhibit X-904 transfer device at OTC 2014 http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/billy-pugh/press-x904-transfer-device-otc-2014.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/billy-pugh/press-x904-transfer-device-otc-2014.html Billy Pugh will be attending the Offshore Technology Conference again this year from 4 to 7 May at Reliant Park in Houston, Texas. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 15:10:00 GMT EM&I Wins at RoSPA Awards 2014 http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/emi-group/press-rospa-awards-2014-win.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/emi-group/press-rospa-awards-2014-win.html EM&I is pleased to announce that it has won a third gold medal at the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents (RoSPA) Occupational Health and Safety Awards 2014. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:45:00 GMT Co.L.Mar Awarded Saipem Subsea Leak Inspection Contract http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/pipeline_inspec/colmar/press-saipem-subsea-leak-inspection-contract.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/pipeline_inspec/colmar/press-saipem-subsea-leak-inspection-contract.html After winning an international bid, acoustic subsea leak detection equipment provider Co.L.Mar has been awarded a two-year frame agreement contract with Saipem Spa for the provision of subsea leak inspection services. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 14:37:00 GMT CSA unveils new application for offshore industry http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newscsa-unveils-new-application-for-offshore-industry-4216344 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newscsa-unveils-new-application-for-offshore-industry-4216344 CSA Ocean Sciences (CSA) has built and hosted a login-based GeoPortal, which is part of its 'marine environmental services for spill response'. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Today’s oil prices rise on mounting Ukraine tensions http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newstodays-oil-prices-rise-on-mounting-ukraine-tensions-4216399 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newstodays-oil-prices-rise-on-mounting-ukraine-tensions-4216399 Crude futures rose today due to mounting tensions in Ukraine, which kept the geopolitical risk premium on the commodity unharmed. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Saipem wins $4bn FPSO contracts from Total in Angola http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newssaipem-wins-4bn-fpso-contracts-from-total-in-angola-4216327 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newssaipem-wins-4bn-fpso-contracts-from-total-in-angola-4216327 Italian oil and gas industry contractor Saipem has secured contracts for a combined total of more than $4bn in Angola from French oil firm Total. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies-Protection Against Premature Metal Failure and Corrosion http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/corrosion/cwst/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/corrosion/cwst/ Curtiss-Wright Surface Technologies (CWST) offers a wide range of services to combat corrosion fatigue, including controlled shot and laser peening, thermal spray, engineered coatings and analytical services, delivered worldwide to extend the life of… Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Alandia Engineering Joins Achilles Power and Tech SQS http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/alandia-engineering/press-achilles-power-tech-sqs.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/maintenance/alandia-engineering/press-achilles-power-tech-sqs.html Power, technology and automation companies view their supply chains as an integral extension of their organisations, and strive for a transparent and efficient collaboration with best-in-class suppliers from which all stakeholders benefit. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 10:32:00 GMT JDR Cable Systems http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/cables/jdr-cable-systems/3473923777001.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/cables/jdr-cable-systems/3473923777001.html JDR subsea control umbilicals and subsea power cables offer outstanding performance and reliability in the world's harshest offshore environments. Wed, 16 Apr 2014 08:04:00 GMT Today’s Brent value drops due to sluggish Chinese GDP growth http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newstodays-brent-value-drops-due-to-sluggish-chinese-gdp-growth-4215593 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newstodays-brent-value-drops-due-to-sluggish-chinese-gdp-growth-4215593 Brent futures dropped today due to sluggish Chinese economic growth, which dampened energy use in the world's second largest economy and oil consumer. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT DNV GL Software to Conduct Webinar on 3D Visualising of Marine Operations http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/design-engineering-construction/synergi/press-3d-visualising-marine-operations-webinar.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/design-engineering-construction/synergi/press-3d-visualising-marine-operations-webinar.html In order to significantly reduce risk in marine operations, 'what-if' scenarios needs to be simulated, tested and evaluated thoroughly ahead of offshore handling. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Oceana reports increase in opposition to controversial seismic airgun use along East Coast http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoceana-reports-increase-in-opposition-to-controversial-seismic-airgun-use-along-east-coast-4215472 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoceana-reports-increase-in-opposition-to-controversial-seismic-airgun-use-along-east-coast-4215472 International advocacy group Oceana has reported an increase in opposition to controversial seismic airgun use along the East Coast, with the joining of 110 local elected officials and 155 conservation and animal welfare organisations to the mounting… Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT FoundOcean wins contracts from Heerema and Bibby Offshore http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsfoundocean-wins-contracts-from-heerema-and-bibby-offshore-4215455 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsfoundocean-wins-contracts-from-heerema-and-bibby-offshore-4215455 Offshore grouting contractor FoundOcean has received two contracts from Heerema Marine Contractors and Bibby Offshore for the Solan oil field development to the west of the Shetlands in the North Sea. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT JDR Cable Systems-Umbilicals, IWOCS, Power Cables, Offshore and Field Services http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/cables/jdr-cable-systems/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/cables/jdr-cable-systems/ JDR technology connects the global offshore energy industry, enabling vital control and power delivery to offshore oil, gas and renewable energy systems. Many of the world's major energy companies an... Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Thermtech to Appear at OTC 2014 http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/environmental/thermtec/press-drill-cuttings-treatment-otc-2014.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/environmental/thermtec/press-drill-cuttings-treatment-otc-2014.html Norwegian drill cuttings treatment provider Thermtech will be exhibiting at OTC 2014 in Houston from 5 to 8 May. Tue, 15 Apr 2014 17:34:00 GMT E2S Warning Signals-Explosion-Proof Audible and Visual Signals and Call Points http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/safety/e2s-warning-signals/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/safety/e2s-warning-signals/ E2S is one of the world's leading independent manufacturers of signalling devices. The company specialises in the design and manufacture of high-performance audible and visual signals for commercial, industrial and marine applications in onshore and … Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Aquaterra Energy forecasts rise in demand for offshore rental equipment http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsaquaterra-energy-forecasts-rise-in-demand-for-offshore-rental-equipment-4214729 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsaquaterra-energy-forecasts-rise-in-demand-for-offshore-rental-equipment-4214729 UK-based offshore engineering solutions provider Aquaterra Energy has forecasted an increase in demand for offshore rental equipment in the oil and gas market as confidence in the economy returns. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Today’s oil prices drop on hopes of resolution to Ukraine crisis http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newstodays-oil-prices-drop-on-hopes-of-resolution-to-ukraine-crisis-4214768 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newstodays-oil-prices-drop-on-hopes-of-resolution-to-ukraine-crisis-4214768 Oil futures dropped today over investor expectations that a forthcoming meeting in Geneva could possibly resolve the current crisis situation in Ukraine. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT Global Solutions-Fire Protection and Chemical Supply Services http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/fire_protection/global-solutions/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/fire_protection/global-solutions/ Global Solutions provides a range of specialist services and technology, including fire protection and insulation and chemical solutions. Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:00:00 GMT