Oil and Gas Industry Latest tech trends

26.06.2014 Innovative Marine Navigational Aid Lights for Safer Offshore Platforms

Orga's third-generation platform marking and warning system employs both smart digital touchscreen technology and LED lighting technology and provides a robust and cost-effective digital navaid solution that will improve safety of life at sea and protect the valuable ass

23.06.2014 Claxton’s camera upgrade puts crane safety in the picture

Claxton Engineering Services Ltd, an Acteon company, has launched the latest version for its ATEX and safe-area crane boom cameras. The new system will improve operational safety through substantial upgrades in camera performance and its user interface.

23.06.2014 Unique Diesel Wind Power Station to Come to Yamal

The St. Petersburg State Polytechnical University is completing work on a project to build a diesel wind power station for Yamal Oleni (Yar-Sale, Yamal district).

23.06.2014 AGR Multi Client studies help operators identify exploration opportunities

AGR has developed several Multi Client studies on the Norwegian Continental Shelf that help the small and medium-sized E&P companies but also majors identify exploration prospects in a cost-efficient method, the company reported in a news release.

20.06.2014 New Insulation Wraps Protect Drilling Assets by Improving Hardbanding

Hardbanding has been proven to decrease drilling costs and downtime while increasing profitability and productivity. But if the finished hardband tool joint is allowed to cool too fast, it can seriously damage the structural integrity of the drill pipe or string.

18.06.2014 Salym Petroleum Places Stake on Tertiary EOR

Salym Petroleum Development N.V. (Salym Petroleum), Gazprom Neft’s and Shell’s joint venture (50/50), continues optimizing a chemical flooding technology based on a three-component mixture of anionic SAA, sodium, and polymer (ASP).

12.06.2014 Italian Innovation in Wind and Hydropower

Making improvements to existing plants and building new facilities that employ water already used for hydropower generation are the two ways in which hydroelectricity will develop in Italy, according to Enel Green Power's Head for Europe Roberto De Ambrogio .

10.06.2014 Bashneft Starts Pilot Operations of a New Catalytic Cracking Gasoline Hydrotreater

Today, Bashneft started pilot operations of a catalytic cracking gasoline hydrotreater at its Bashneft-UNPZ Branch.

10.06.2014 Iran's Parsian Gas Refining Company "Breaks US Monopoly" on Control Valves

Parsian Gas Refining Company has broken the US and Canada monopoly on the manufacturing of control valves, the company’s chief said.

10.06.2014 Arctech Helsinki Shipyard Builds World's First LNG Fuelled Icebreaker

A new icebreaker being built by Arctech Helsinki Shipyard for the Finnish Transport Agency will be powered by Wärtsilä dual-fuel engines capable of operating on both liquefied natural gas (LNG) and low sulphur diesel fuel.