Wind-powered offshore decommissioning in Rotterdam
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 economy – but the port is treading new ground, as Ross Davies discovers.
To repeal or not to repeal: Reviewing the US Well Control Rule
US President Donald Trump has ordered a review of the Well Control Rule, which tightened requirements for blowout preventers on oil rigs as a result of failures found in the Deepwater Horizon explosion. But is there any justification to loosen such standards? Ross Davies reports.
Cutting data waste from offshore plants
In order to ensure the most efficient offshore oil and gas operations, data must not just be gathered but put effectively to use. OPEX thinks it has a solution to data wasting, as vice president Gerry Ward explains to Molly Lempriere.
August's top stories: Total's $7.45bn acquisition, Microsoft and Halliburton's alliance
Total agreed to acquire Maersk Oil for $7.45bn, Microsoft and Halliburton entered a strategic alliance to facilitate digital transformation in the oil and gas industry, ICL signed MoU with Energean for $2bn natural gas supply deal. Offshore-technology.com wraps-up the key headlines from August 2017.
Offshore Technology Focus: Issue 58
In this issue: China’s oil and gas reforms, discoveries in Trinidad and Tobago, a new method to track oil leaks, a legal view on construction contract extensions, recruitment insights from BP and more.