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Upstream News

13th March 2012

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

Latest Upstream News:

oil drilling
Deep drilling needs to be precise and focused. In the control cabins of drilling platforms, every centimeter counts. The enclosures for conventional controls are large and therefore not ideal. By contrast, the explosion-protected remote I/O ANTARES from BARTEC can be fitted into much smaller spaces. - 11th August 2016
The FPSO Turritella
InterMoor, an Acteon company, has successfully completed the final tensioning and chain cutting operations on the FPSO Turritella for the Shell Stones project, located in the Walker Ridge protraction area in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM). - 16th June 2016
Bente Helén Leinum, Project Manager, DNV GL – Oil & Gas
Customer-case shows potential for a 40 per cent reduction in engineering hours on subsea paperwork, and up to 80 per cent less documentation - 16th June 2016
2nd May 2016

OneSubsea has announced the successful commission and start-up of subsea boosting systems installed in ultradeep waters, located in the Gulf of Mexico.
2nd May 2016

Major oil spills can destroy lives, damage the environment and reduce public tolerance of hydrocarbon leaks even further.
2nd May 2016

Bureau Veritas has approved in principle the repair of offshore structures using the bonded composite product Coldshield, developed by Paris-based start-up Cold Pad.