Oil and Gas Industry Latest Tech Trends

10.12.2012 DNV-led joint industry project

The oil and gas industry has lacked adequate and transparent design practices for floating structures in ice-covered Arctic waters.

10.12.2012 Spotlight on Arctic Technology winners announced

The Arctic Technology Conference (ATC), which takes place 3-5 December 2012 in Houston, has announced two companies to receive the inaugural 2012 Spotlight on Arctic Technology Award recognizing innovative new products that provide significant impact for Arctic explorati

22.10.2012 UTEC Opens New Premises in Naples, Italy

In opening a second new office and workshop facility in six months, UTEC has underlined its commitment to both the Mediterranean and African markets by relocating to a purpose built-facility in Naples, Italy.

18.09.2012 World’s Largest Testing Vessel Unveiled as Trelleborg Inaugurates New Facility in Brazil

Leading global manufacturer of polymer and syntactic foam-based solutions for the offshore oil and gas industry, Trelleborg, officially opened its newly constructed facility in Macaé, Brazil, on 13th September 2012.

15.09.2012 DNV Launches Innovation Concept for Efficient Offshore Power Generation

In remote and ultra-deep waters, power generation for large field developments is demanding. By centralizing and sharing the power generation between several production units, the new DNV concept can reduce both emissions and costs.

10.09.2012 Oil firms show record interest in mature areas offshore Norway

A record number of oil companies have applied for production licenses in mature areas offshore Norway, the country's Ministry of Petroleum and Energy said Friday.

07.09.2012 VOSTCO Yard to Make Concept Evaluation and Feasibility Study of Shallow Water Arctic Drilling Platform for Rosneft and ExxonMobil

Rosneft and ExxonMobil announced the selection of Vostochniy Offshore Structures Construction Yard to conduct a concept evaluation and feasibility study for a platform capable of safely exploring Kara Sea’s shallow waters.

15.08.2012 EAGE Promotes Basins Approach to Evaluate Offshore Reserves, Insure Sustainability

In recent years, the quality of data gathered on Russia's shelf deposits is being regularly questioned. And given the country's dependency on oil and gas exports, the proper evaluation of future reserve, particularly those offshore, is a serious concern.

02.06.2012 Dockwise Vanguard

   The Dockwise Vanguard, is the largest and most innovative semi-submersible vessel ever built. At 275 meters (902 feet) long and 70 meters (230 feet) wide, the Vanguard can carry 110,000 tons and travel across oceans at 14 knots.