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 Improving Decommissioning Success With Virtual Reality Technology http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/maintenance/vr-decommissioning-technology/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/maintenance/vr-decommissioning-technology/ Wälischmiller Engineering's partner WAK GmBH recently enlisted the company's assistance in the dismantling and decommissioning of the Karlsruhe Reprocessing Plant. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:34:00 GMT Acoustic Enclosure Offshore http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/noise/offshore-acoustic-enclosures/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/noise/offshore-acoustic-enclosures/ Wakefield Acoustics is a leading manufacturer and supplier of acoustically optimised enclosures, which are designed to address noise-related issues in a number of industrial environments. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:33:00 GMT Innovative Cleaning and Waste Management Solutions http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/maintenance/innovative-cleaning-ot/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/maintenance/innovative-cleaning-ot/ Formed in 1985, Sureclean is an established international service contractor providing specialist and innovative solutions to the oil & gas, petrochemical, renewable, utilities, civil engineering and construction sectors. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:31:00 GMT Wet Stator Units for Oil and Gas http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/pumps/wet-stators/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/pumps/wet-stators/ Sulzer has the in-house capability to provide specialist service support to the upstream oil and gas industry for all large water filled electro-submersible pumps manufactured by Sulzer and third party pump companies. Thu, 21 Sep 2017 13:29:00 GMT ONGC makes oil discovery in offshore Mumbai, India http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsongc-makes-oil-discovery-offshore-mumbai-india-5930969 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsongc-makes-oil-discovery-offshore-mumbai-india-5930969 India's state-owned company Oil and Natural Gas (ONGC) has made a significant discovery west of the Mumbai High oilfield in the Arabian Sea.  Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT UK oil and gas production to only last another a decade, study reveals http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-and-gas-production-in-uk-to-last-only-a-decade-study-reveals-5930982 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-and-gas-production-in-uk-to-last-only-a-decade-study-reveals-5930982 UK oil and gas industries are reportedly entering the last decade of production due to depleting resources, according to research conducted by the University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Oil prices fall as US crude stocks pile up http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-fall-as-us-crude-stocks-pile-up-5931415 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-fall-as-us-crude-stocks-pile-up-5931415 Oil prices have slipped following reports of an increase in the US crude inventories and production. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT ELA Container Offshore Platinum Sponsor of Offshore Energy in Amsterdam http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/accommodation/ela-container/pressela-container-offshore-platinum-sponsor-of-offshore-energy-in-amsterdam.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/accommodation/ela-container/pressela-container-offshore-platinum-sponsor-of-offshore-energy-in-amsterdam.html ELA Container Offshore will again be participating at the Offshore Energy 2017 in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and will be showcasing its new PREMIUM Container and Workshop Container at stand 1.111. Wed, 20 Sep 2017 09:58:00 GMT Wintershall receives consent for Balderbrå drilling in Norwegian Sea http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newswintershall-receives-consent-for-balderbr-drilling-in-norwegian-sea-5929854 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newswintershall-receives-consent-for-balderbr-drilling-in-norwegian-sea-5929854 Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has given its approval to Wintershall Norge to drill the 6604/5 exploration well within the Balderbrå prospect in the Norwegian Sea. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Xodus Group secures two ESIA contracts offshore Senegal http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsxodus-group-secures-two-esia-contracts-in-senegal-5929338 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsxodus-group-secures-two-esia-contracts-in-senegal-5929338 UK-based Xodus Group has received two environmental and social impact assessment (ESIA) contracts for projects at Rufisque Offshore, Sangomar Offshore and Sangomar Deep Offshore (RSSD) blocks in Senegal. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Oil prices soar as Iraq indicates possible OPEC deal extension http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-soar-as-iraq-indicates-possible-opec-deal-extension-5930204 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-soar-as-iraq-indicates-possible-opec-deal-extension-5930204 Oil prices have witnessed sharp rise after Iraq indicated that OPEC is considering an extension of the supply cut deal to eliminate the global oversupply.  Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Dougga Gas Condensate Discovery http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/dougga-gas-condensate-discovery/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/projects/dougga-gas-condensate-discovery/ The Dougga gas condensate field is located in the Sicily channel in the Gulf of Hammamet offshore Tunisia in a water depth of 328m. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT SAR Kuwait: Drill Cuttings Treatment http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/environmental/sar-waste-handling/5580698243001.html http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/environmental/sar-waste-handling/5580698243001.html A short video demonstrating SAR Kuwait's treatment of OBM cuttings. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 10:25:00 GMT Protection for Field-Based Equipment in Harsh Environments http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/instrumentation/field-equipment-protection/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/downloads/whitepapers/instrumentation/field-equipment-protection/ Over 50 years, glass fiber-reinforced polyester (GRP) has proven to be a highly superior structural material for building enclosures to protect field-based instrumentation and equipment. Tue, 19 Sep 2017 09:20:00 GMT Statoil and Eni hire Bristow helicopters for offshore operations http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsstatoil-and-eni-hire-bristow-helicopters-for-offshore-operations-5928206 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsstatoil-and-eni-hire-bristow-helicopters-for-offshore-operations-5928206 Oil companies Statoil and Eni have awarded Bristow a contract for one search and rescue (SAR) helicopter and one transport helicopter in Hammerfest. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Oil prices remain stable as fall in OPEC supplies offsets rising US production http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-remain-stable-as-fall-in-opec-supplies-negates-rising-us-production-5929152 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsoil-prices-remain-stable-as-fall-in-opec-supplies-negates-rising-us-production-5929152 Oil prices have remained largely stable as the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) countries indicated a fall in supplies but the impact was largely offset due to rising US shale output. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Wind-powered offshore decommissioning in Rotterdam http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featurewind-powered-offshore-decommissioning-in-rotterdam-5889885/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/features/featurewind-powered-offshore-decommissioning-in-rotterdam-5889885/ The Port of Rotterdam is in the process of building a new offshore wind centre, which will be used to decommission oil and gas platforms close by. The project’s potential is undeniable – both in terms of environmental performance and the local econom… Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT OMV finds oil at Wisting appraisal well in Barents Sea http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsomv-finds-oil-at-wisting-appraisal-well-in-barents-sea-5928216 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsomv-finds-oil-at-wisting-appraisal-well-in-barents-sea-5928216 Oil and gas company OMV (Norge) has discovered oil at 7324/8-1 (Wisting) in the Barents Sea after drilling appraisal well 7324/8-3 located within production licence 537. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT Pittsburgh Corning-FOAMGLAS® Cellular Glass Insulation Systems http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/corrosion/pittsburghcorning/ http://www.offshore-technology.com/contractors/corrosion/pittsburghcorning/ For more than 60 years Pittsburgh Corning has produced and developed innovative FOAMGLAS® insulation systems. Mon, 18 Sep 2017 08:44:00 GMT Qinterra unites two well intervention companies http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsqinterra-group-to-form-new-global-well-service-company-5927112 http://www.offshore-technology.com/news/newsqinterra-group-to-form-new-global-well-service-company-5927112 Qinterra Group has united operations of its North Sea well intervention specialist Altus Intervention and international technology arm Qinterra Technologies to form a global company that will specialise in well services. Sun, 17 Sep 2017 23:00:00 GMT