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Pulse Structural Monitoring
7th October 2015

The contract is for 12 mooring line subsea monitoring sensors and ancillary topside equipment, which have been enhanced to meet specific client requirements. The equipment will be installed in the North Sea...
Pulse Structural Monitoring
7th October 2015

The contract is for 12 mooring line subsea monitoring sensors and ancillary topside equipment, which have been enhanced to meet specific client requirements. The equipment will be installed in the North Sea...
Welltec flow valve
7th October 2015

In just six weeks, innovation specialist Welltec adapted its Welltec Flow Valve (WFV) technology to a client’s requirements, resolved a well stimulation issue following a malfunction with third-party...
Shell has called a halt to its Alaska exploration
29th September 2015

The Burger J well is approximately 150 miles from Barrow, Alaska, in about 150 feet of water. Shell safely drilled the well to a total depth of 6800 feet this summer in a basin that demonstrates many of...
BG to explore Newfoundland
29th September 2015

This provides the company with access to early stage exploration in a proven prospective basin ahead of the first well being drilled later this year. The blocks are located in the Atlantic Ocean,...
A CFD simulation of slug flow through the JIP rig with an upstream U bend
29th September 2015

The second phase of the project, which is expected to be run across three stages, is now open for new participants to join. Eight companies were involved in the first phase of the project: BP, Statoil,...
Baker Hughes Spectre frac plug
29th September 2015

Baker Hughes has released its Spectre frac plug, the first in the industry to completely disintegrate downhole after fracturing. The plug eliminates coiled tubing (CT) interventions, accelerates completion...
WellDog launched its new fibre optic-based Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS)
29th September 2015

At SPE’s Annual Technical Conference and Exhibition, WellDog launched its new fibre optic-based Distributed Temperature Sensing (DTS) installations and services offering as part of its WatchDog business...
The DeclineShift mature asset solution maximises capital efficiency and helps operators extend the economic viability of aging fields and wells through a combination of detailed analysis and fit-for-purpose technology applications
29th September 2015

Baker Hughes has released DeclineShift mature asset solution, which helps operators maximize capital efficiency and extend profitable production from their older oil and gas investments. The DeclineShift...
MicroSeismic’s PermIndex workflow
29th September 2015

MicroSeismic have announced that field tests conducted this year for several key operators in North America have successfully calculated reservoir drainage volume and provided early estimates of production...

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