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Extent of the Bapco FalconPlus survey area.
17th February 2017

Conducted on behalf of the Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco), this was the first commercial survey to be acquired worldwide using FalconPlus, the newest release in CGG’s highly successful suite of...
Petter Mathisen, VP of Software Solutions at AGR
17th February 2017

Wintershall is the latest company to adopt iQx joining VNG, Lundin, OMV, AKER BP and LUKOIL Overseas North Shelf.iQx is designed to optimise well performance and drilling management by providing a data and...
The new units accord with the regulations of DNVGL-ST-E273
17th February 2017

The first 24 containers of this new type have already been built at the premises in Haren, Germany. ELA Offshore managed to deliver all required containers from scratch in only 3 months from project kick-...
QuantIC, the UK’s quantum imaging technology hub
15th February 2017

In a paper published in the journal Optics Express, researchers from the University of Glasgow’s School of Physics and Astronomy and Scottish photonics company M Squared Lasers describe how they have...
Brent oil and gas field in the North Sea
15th February 2017

The field, located 115 miles north-east of the Shetland Islands has produced around three billion barrels of oil equivalent since production commenced in 1976, which is almost 10% of UK production.The Brent...
Aker Solutions has secured new contracts from BP
14th February 2017

The first contract is for feasibility and concept engineering and the second is for FEED services covering the full range of upstream developments. Each agreement is for three years with options to extend...
OneTrip BOP Testing device
14th February 2017

Samoco Oil Tools has launched OneTrip to greatly reduce the time and costs associated with mandatory Blowout Prevention (BOP) testing. The company collaborated with Shell Offshore Engineering to engineer,...
DNV GL launch new digital platform
14th February 2017

The oil and gas industry is increasingly recognising the need to overcome data quality issues and manage the ownership, control, sharing and use of data. As a trusted third party, DNV GL is now launching an...
Andrew Longdon, UK Technical Manager at Trelleborg Sealing Solutions
31st January 2017

The material grades are compliant with international industry standards and have been subjected to comprehensive third-party testing, qualifying materials from elastomers to PEEK and PTFE based compounds to...
Subsea inspection service launched by LR
31st January 2017

Lloyd’s Register (LR) has announced its Subsea Inspection Services to support underwater inspections of subsea pipelines, assets and facilities to energy companies operating offshore.Services include...


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