Oil and Gas Industry Latest Tech Trends

13.08.2013 Grout Connections At Nordsee Ost Move Below Water

Together with RWE Innogy, FoundOcean is currently working on the 48-jacket Nordsee Ost offshore wind farm in the German sector of the North Sea, the company reported in a news release.

18.07.2013 Quality A-frame and Crane-Based LARS from Subsea Innovation

The HFM-135 LARS was developed by Subsea Innovation to give a greater outreach and to allow the boom to reach the horizontal position. This is a specific advantage for vessels with high free boards.

13.05.2013 Parat: Oil Spill Response And Hot Water Do Not Mix

Tests undertaken by Parat Halvorsen on oil spill response equipment (OSR) for offshore supply vessels reveal significant deficiencies with systems using hot water coils, the company reported in a news release.

13.05.2013 Aker Arctic Brings Heavy Duty Oblique Ice Breaker To Market

With construction underway on the first ever Oblique Icebreaker, research specialist Aker Arctic Technology has unveiled a new version of the unique vessel type that will bring ice management and pollution control in thick first year ice to a new level, the company repor

06.05.2013 GE Introduces “Inovelis” Pump Jet for Offshore Electrical Thruster Propulsion Technology

GE’s Power Conversion business has increased its offshore systems portfolio with Inovelis, a podded thruster with unmatched fuel efficiency and overall performance, the company reported in a news release.

26.03.2013 Anti-corrosion breakthrough for offshore application by Parker

Oil and gas process design projects targeting extreme resistance to corrosion and extended service lifetimes have been boosted by a new metal processing technology.

25.03.2013 Tremendous Interest Shown In The Revolutionary New ‘Submersible Hull Catamaran’ Concept

At the dawn of a new era in offshore support vessels, SHC Wavedancer™ provides a world-first with its new patents pending design making it the only vessel on the world capable of transforming from a high speed catamaran to a semi-submersible platform.

21.03.2013 Seatronics Secures £400,000 Contract to Supply RTS Gen 5 MUX Systems

Seatronics, an Acteon company, and its Norwegian partner, RTS, have secured a contract to supply six Gen 5 multiplexer systems to Bibby Remote Intervention Ltd. (BRIL).
 

17.12.2012 Seismic Сables on the Seabed to Increase Oil Recovery on Statoil Fileds

New seismic tools will result in 30 million extra barrels of oil from Snorre and Grane when Statoil and its partners now start using permanent reservoir monitoring (PRM).

10.12.2012 KONGSBERG Unveils Advanced Operations Monitoring Solution for Wide and Multi Azimuth Seismic Surveys

KONGSBERG introduced a new concept designed to enhance safety and efficiency for multi vessel seismic surveys.