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28.02.2014 Yokogawa Releases Enhanced Version of STARDOM FCN-RTU Low-power Autonomous Controller

Yokogawa Electric Corporation announced the release of an enhanced version of the FCN-RTU* low-power autonomous controller for the STARDOM™ network-based control system on February 26.

28.02.2014 ExxonMobil Awards First Commercial License for InteliRed Remote Gas Detection System to Providence Photonics

ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company has awarded the first commercial license for its innovative InteliRed™ remote gas detection system to co-developer Providence Photonics, LLC.

28.02.2014 Kongsberg Maritime HAIN Reference System Number 50 Goes to Ocean Rig

Kongsberg Maritime has delivered its 50th HAIN (Hydro Acoustic aided Inertial Navigation) Reference System, to long-time HAIN user, Ocean Rig.

27.02.2014 Schlumberger Launches Degradable Alloy Technology to Optimize Well Productivity

Schlumberger announced today the introduction of the ELEMENTAL* degradable alloy balls for multistage stimulation treatments. The technology demonstrates predictable and complete degradation of the alloy balls ensuring maximum well productivity.

26.02.2014 Rolls-Royce Designer Wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Sigmund Borgundvaag, a ship designer at Rolls-Royce, has won a lifetime achievement award for his contribution to the design of offshore support vessels for more than 40 years.

26.02.2014 TDW Performs First STOPPLE® Train Pipeline Interventions in Republic of Georgia

T.D. Williamson (TDW), a global provider of pipeline equipment and services, announced completion of its first STOPPLE® Train pipeline intervention program in the Republic of Georgia. 

24.02.2014 Tatneft Implements New Enhanced Oil Recovery Technologies

The technology of controlled carbonate reservoir flooding through combined effects of sedimentation and gel-forming compositions (GEOS-K technology) is successfully implemented at Tatneft Company to increase the recovery factor of the carbonate reservoirs.

21.02.2014 Gubkin University and Weatherford Develop Partnership in Complex and Integrated Oil&Gas Projects

On February 18, 2014 Gubkin Russian State University of Oil and Gas and oilfield service company Weatherford signed a Memorandum of Understanding aimed at joining efforts to establish the Center of Joint Geological and Geophysical Studies.

20.02.2014 Schlumberger Introduces New Fracturing Technique

Schlumberger announced today the introduction of the BroadBand Sequence* fracturing technique, which enables sequential stimulation of perforation clusters in wells drilled in unconventional reservoirs.