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Global coverage of exploration and production, field development, shale, fracking and other upstream sector developments

24th March 2020

CUI, a type of corrosion which arises when water becomes trapped between insulation and the piping and vessels it is designed to protect, has contributed to more than 20% of all major oil and gas accidents...
24th March 2020

The scope of the Chevron agreement includes the delivery of engineering, design and manufacturing of dynamic and static control umbilicals, dynamic and static power umbilicals, and service and installation...
18th March 2020

As part of the work-scope Unity will deliver surface wellhead and Xmas tree maintenance services offshore, covering around one hundred wells, as well as providing onshore equipment testing, repair,...
Ivar Aasen field
5th March 2020

Over the next three years, the existing frame agreement will see Tendeka deliver its sand screens and FloSure Autonomous Inflow Control Devices (AICDs) to Aker BP’s fields on the Norwegian...
Trond Petter Abrahamsen, Director in Framo Services and Kjetel Digre, head of operations and field development in Aker BP. Photo credit: Lars Petter Larsen/Framo.
5th March 2020

In 2018, the two companies and Cognite, a global AI software company enabling the full-scale digital transformation of heavy-asset industries, embarked upon a digital pilot effort for predictive maintenance...
Ocean Infinity
4th March 2020

The project was the first time that geophysical, geotechnical, and seismic data has been gathered at the same time. This was achieved through simultaneous operations of Ocean Infinity’s state of the...
The Maersk Discoverer
3rd March 2020

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a one-well contract for the semi-submersible rig Maersk Discoverer offshore Egypt. The contract has an estimated duration of 21 days and is expected to commence in March...
3rd March 2020

“Sigrun East is a win-win. Exploring near existing infrastructure we prove resources that can be profitably realized, while producing with low CO2 emissions,” says Equinor’s senior vice...
3rd March 2020

More than 250 senior level delegates, including 30%+ operator representatives, will be gathering to participate in OWI APAC 2020, which takes place on 2nd and 3rd June 2020, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ...
28th February 2020

Ocean Infinity will simultaneously deploy their advanced AUVs in water depths of between 70m and 2150m over an area of approximately 3,100 square km. This approach of autonomous operations at scale is a...

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