The 2004 Taylor Energy disaster saw mudslides wreck an offshore oil rig in...
- Danger from the deep: underwater mudslides in the Gulf of Mexico
- New technology and fresh ideas: the TechX Pioneer programme of 2019
- A blow to Norway’s oil & gas sector? Read more in the new issue of Offshore Technology Focus
- Faith in the Forties: an analysis of Ineos’ latest investments in the North Sea
- Highs & lows: the falling costs of offshore decommissioning
Drilling Systems develops new training simulator suite
Drilling Systems has collaborated with the University of Wyoming’s College of Engineering and Applied Science to build a new simulator suite to provide training to the petroleum engineers of the future.
Kenz Figee Delivers Fully Tailored Offshore Crane to BESIX
Kenz Figee, a well-established supplier and service provider of tailor-made marine cranes and offshore equipment, has delivered a fully custom-tailored offshore boom hoist crane equipped with its first remote condition-based monitoring system to client BESIX in Dubai.
Culzean Gas Condensate Field, North Sea
Culzean is a high-pressure / high-temperature (HP/HT) gas condensate field located in Block 22/25a (License P111) of the UK continental shelf (UKCS), approximately 233.35km east of Aberdeen, in 90m of water.
Danger from the deep: underwater mudslides in the Gulf of Mexico
The 2004 Taylor Energy disaster saw mudslides wreck an offshore oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico, spilling up to 700 barrels of oil per day into the gulf’s waters for a decade and a half. Mudslides continue to be a serious threat to offshore facilities, yet there are still very few defences against these natural disasters.
Portable Gas and Flame Detection Systems for Offshore Platforms
3M Gas & Flame Detection is a global leader in the design and supply of fire and gas detection technology, bringing together a number of brands that together possess more than 100 years of experience in the personal safety industry.
Offshore driller Transocean buys two 20,000psi BOP stacks
Swiss offshore drilling contractor Transocean has purchased two 20,000psi (20K) blowout preventer (BOP) stacks from National Oilwell Varco (NOV).
Gall Thomson Engineers World’s Most Advanced Protection against Oil Spills
Petal17, the latest Marine Breakaway Coupling (MBC) launched by global market leader Gall Thomson, has set new standards for lightness, precision and performance, to the extent that the company describes it as the most advanced protection against offshore oil spills in the world.
Shearwater, CGG enter marine seismic acquisition partnership
Shearwater GeoServices has signed a binding term-sheet with French firm CGG to form a strategic partnership for providing marine seismic acquisition services.
New technology and fresh ideas: the TechX Pioneer programme of 2019
Ten start-ups, delivering technologies from automation to micro-polymers, will receive £100,000 from the Oil and Gas Technology Centre to develop solutions to key issues in the oil and gas sector. JP Casey takes a look at a few stand outs from the class of 2019.
Ultra High-Efficiency Multi-Purpose Film Forming Foam
Fomtec ARC 3x3 S is an ultra high-efficiency multi-purpose film forming foam (3x3). Fomtec ARC 3x3 S shall be used at 3% induction ratio on both hydrocarbon and polar solvents fires using fresh, brackish or seawater.
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