Offshore Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the www.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 Pittsburgh Corning Installs 10,000m of FOAMGLAS® on Edvard Grieg Platform http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/corrosion/pittsburghcorning/pressedvard-grieg.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/corrosion/pittsburghcorning/pressedvard-grieg.html Pittsburgh Corning delivers more than 10,000m of FOAMGLAS® insulation for the insulation of piping and equipment on the topside module of the Edvard Grieg platform. Mon, 20 Apr 2015 12:15:00 GMT Strauhs Tecnologia em Equipamentos-Lifting Equipment and Machinery for the Offshore and Naval Industries http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/strauhs/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lifting/strauhs/ For more than 70 years, Strauhs is a key partner and large-scale supplier of machinery and equipment to Brazilian industries and to other countries as well.The company's designs and production of, wi... Mon, 20 Apr 2015 08:57:00 GMT Case Study: SSE Muff Coating http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/corrosion/gev-offshore-oxifree/presscase-study-sse-muff-coating.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/corrosion/gev-offshore-oxifree/presscase-study-sse-muff-coating.html Oxifree UK were asked to partake in a trial coating of the concrete 'muffs' at the base of electricity pylons to provide an environmentally safe, long term protection to the concrete. The 'muff' is a thick concrete support that bares the weight of th… Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:01:00 GMT Rosneft and North Atlantic Drilling extend cooperation agreement for two years http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsrosneft-and-north-atlantic-drilling-extend-cooperation-agreement-for-two-years-4557645 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsrosneft-and-north-atlantic-drilling-extend-cooperation-agreement-for-two-years-4557645 Rosneft, Seadrill and North Atlantic Drilling have agreed to extend their framework agreement until 31 May 2017. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Maintaining investment in innovation key to plugging offshore skills gap http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featuremaintaining-investment-in-innovation-key-to-plugging-offshore-skills-gap-4494019/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featuremaintaining-investment-in-innovation-key-to-plugging-offshore-skills-gap-4494019/ BP and Shell have announced jobs cuts due to price pressures despite the oil and gas industry operating in a skills gap. Should companies instead be taking the long-term view and be investing in new technologies to attract graduates and ensure adequa… Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Center for Biological Diversity criticises US' move to undertake new offshore projects http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newscenter-for-biological-diversity-criticises-us-move-to-undertake-new-offshore-projects-4557506 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newscenter-for-biological-diversity-criticises-us-move-to-undertake-new-offshore-projects-4557506 The US Government is undertaking new offshore oil drilling projects in the Gulf of Mexico and the Atlantic and Arctic oceans, despite the Deepwater Horizon disaster of April 2010, nonprofit conservation organisation Center for Biological Diversity ha… Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Case Study: Test Application for Oxifree Protection within the Mining Industry http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/corrosion/case-study-mining-industry/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/corrosion/case-study-mining-industry/ Roller bearings and gearboxes suffer greatly in areas prone to penetration of particles and humidity, greatly reducing the useful life of the bearings. By using Oxifree a totally new and efficient protection through the application of a polymer resin… Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT LLOG begins production from Delta House Project http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsllog-begins-production-from-delta-house-project-4557305 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsllog-begins-production-from-delta-house-project-4557305 US-based LLOG Exploration, and its joint venture partner Blackstone Energy Group, have started production from the Delta House floating production system (FPS) in deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Sea Recovery Exhibits at OTC 2015 http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/separation/parker-hannifin-racor-vmt-division/presssea-recovery-otc2015.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/separation/parker-hannifin-racor-vmt-division/presssea-recovery-otc2015.html Filtration and pump system supplier Sea Recovery is to attend the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2015 in Houston, Texas, US, which is taking place between 4 and 7 May. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Oil trades under $64 on news of record production from Saudi Arabia http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-trades-under-64-on-news-of-record-production-from-saudi-arabia-4557734 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-trades-under-64-on-news-of-record-production-from-saudi-arabia-4557734 The price of Brent crude oil fell slightly from early highs to under $63 a barrel today after news that production in Saudi Arabia would stay at about 10 million barrels per day (bpd) in April. Sun, 19 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Workboat MR http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/lubricants/workboat-mr-ot/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/lubricants/workboat-mr-ot/ With a new global push for environmentally acceptable lubricants (EALs), end users are being bombarded with options and lubricant manufacturer's pitching different base oil technologies and theories. Or even worse, lubricant manufacturers pitching th… Fri, 17 Apr 2015 10:20:00 GMT Research project to improve weather forecasting for offshore operation safety http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsresearch-project-to-improve-weather-forecasting-for-offshore-operation-safety-4556167 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsresearch-project-to-improve-weather-forecasting-for-offshore-operation-safety-4556167 Global energy companies, including Chevron Australia, Shell Australia, Woodside, and INPEX will jointly fund a A$3.2m ($2.48m) research project aimed at improving offshore safety and advancing tropical cyclone forecasting in Northern Australia. Fri, 17 Apr 2015 08:52:00 GMT Kato Engineering to Attend OTC 2015 http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/power/katoengineering/presskato-engineering-otc2015.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/power/katoengineering/presskato-engineering-otc2015.html Power systems provider Kato Engineering is to exhibit its products at Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2015 in Houston, Texas, US, between 4 and 7 May. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Joint Development Area Blocks B-17 & C-19 and B-17-01 Integrated Development Project http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/joint-development-area-blocks-b-17-c-19-and-b-17-01-integrated-development-project/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/joint-development-area-blocks-b-17-c-19-and-b-17-01-integrated-development-project/ Joint Development Area (JDA) Blocks B-17 & C-19 and B-17-01 Integrated Development Project involves the phased development of gas and condensate fields in blocks covering a 4,700km² area south of the Gulf of Thailand, off the coast of Thailand and Ma… Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT The Importance of Training and Knowledge Share http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/subsea/jee-ltd/presstraining-knowledge-share.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/subsea/jee-ltd/presstraining-knowledge-share.html The oil and gas industry is an ever-evolving environment, with new and updated technologies, processes and regulations coming into place regularly. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT TAG Oil reviews Taranaki Basin in New Zealand for next round of drilling http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newstag-oil-reviews-taranaki-basin-in-new-zealand-for-next-round-of-drilling-4556240 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newstag-oil-reviews-taranaki-basin-in-new-zealand-for-next-round-of-drilling-4556240 Canada-based oil and gas company TAG Oil is undertaking an extensive geotechnical and engineering review of the Taranaki development and exploration acreage in New Zealand, in order to commence the next round of drilling later this year. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Brent crude slips below $64 per barrel http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbrent-crude-slips-below-64-per-barrel-4556661 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsbrent-crude-slips-below-64-per-barrel-4556661 The price of Brent crude has slipped below $64 per barrel on signs of surging crude supplies from OPEC members, which negated the indications of a slowdown in US output, and conflict in the Middle East. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Statoil opens Valemon field in Norwegian North Sea http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsstatoil-opens-valemon-field-in-norwegian-north-sea-4556602 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsstatoil-opens-valemon-field-in-norwegian-north-sea-4556602 The Valemon gas and condensate field in the North Sea has been officially opened by Norway’s Petroleum and Energy Minister Tord Lien. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 23:00:00 GMT Worksite Lighting to Attend OTC 2015 http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lighting/worksite-lighting/pressworksite-otc2015-ot.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/lighting/worksite-lighting/pressworksite-otc2015-ot.html Lighting provider Worksite Lighting is to exhibit its products at Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) 2015 in Houston, Texas, US, between 4 and 7 May. Thu, 16 Apr 2015 16:09:00 GMT Visit Enduro at OTC 2015 http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/cables/enduro/pressenduro-otc-2015.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/cables/enduro/pressenduro-otc-2015.html Founded in 1969, the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) is the offshore industry's largest equipment exhibition with 90,000 professionals from more than 120 countries in attendance. This year's event will be held May 4-7 in Houston, US, at NRG Park… Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:46:00 GMT