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The Ocean GreatWhite platform
18th September 2019

Simulator training to prepare crews for the specific drilling conditions at Blackrock off Shetland has proved so successful it is being rolled out across other projects.Siccar Point Energy commissioned the...
Nick Ashton
18th September 2019

Recoverable resources are estimated at 8–14 million standard cubic metres of oil equivalent, corresponding to 50–88 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe).“This is good news. The Ørn...
D&D signing ceremony at Gastech
18th September 2019

This new framework will be an industry first D&D ecosystem between class, shipyard and ship service company. Launched at a ceremony during Gastech, the new framework enables HHI, HGS and ABS to...
17th September 2019

The project incorporates two Polarcus high-end streamer vessels plus two source vessels. As previously announced, the duration of the project is approximately four months; a total of eight vessel months....
17th September 2019

Machine learning continues to make the headlines at industry events this year with dedicated workshops and technical sessions. While machine learning offers opportunities to potentially revolutionise...
Stena Forth drillship
17th September 2019

The Joe-1 exploration well was drilled by the Stena Forth drillship to a Total Depth of 2,175 metres in water depth of 780 metres. Evaluation of logging and sampling data has confirmed that Joe-1 has...
12th September 2019

The Olis Master Controller (OMC) is a next-generation controller for piloting Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) in the offshore energy industry. The controller provides both remote and local ROV operation...
Gordon Birrell, BP’s chief operating officer for production
12th September 2019

Continuous measurement, including instruments such as gas cloud imaging (GCI), will be rolled out to all new major projects worldwide. The technology has also been tested and installed in existing...
12th September 2019

The engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contract is awarded for execution in consortium with L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE), a subsidiary of Larsen & Toubro.The...
12th September 2019

James Fisher Offshore (JFO), a global provider of specialist offshore engineering solutions, has increased its oil and gas decommissioning activities in the Middle East with a new offshore platform jacket...

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