Published:  29 November, 2016

WellKeepSF.jpgMonitoring tubing and casing pressures from wellheads can help operators optimise well production while gaining a better understanding of long-term performance. Feedback can also provide valuable information about well safety. Wellkeeper Inc, a pioneer of reliable and affordable remote monitoring solutions for independent oil and gas operators, has announced it is specifying the SignalFire Remote Sensing System in its remote monitoring solutions for tracking tubing and casing pressures in the oil field.

Published:  29 November, 2016

Marc_Gerrard_-_Pic_-_15_11_16_002.JPGAs part of HTL Group’s continued growth, HTL Group Scotland has announced the appointment of a new business manager, Marc Gerrard and says Marc joins HTL with a very strong 22 years’ background in rentals, sales, maintenance and management within the oil and gas arena.

Published:  17 November, 2016

Untitled.jpgA new report forecasts a gradual but steady rise in offshore oil and gas decommissioning in the UK and Norway over the next ten years, with activity growing from a market worth over £2 billion in 2015.

Published:  17 November, 2016

Frontera Resources Corporation, an independent oil and gas exploration and production company, has announced that its fully owned subsidiary Frontera Resources International has been chosen as winner of the bidding for exploration and production of hydrocarbons in the Republic of Moldova.

Published:  04 November, 2016

Oil and gas work environments are inherently dangerous ones, especially when working at height is involved. Raphaël Dubois, fall protection manager at Honeywell Industrial Safety EMEA, looks at the main risks for oil and gas workers and the keys to accident prevention.

Published:  28 October, 2016

Heiko Luckhaupt, marketing manager, Industrial Division at RS Components, looks at repair and maintenance in the challenging environments of marine and offshore.

Published:  28 October, 2016

Sandvik.jpgSANDVIK has announced it has recently inaugurated a new, state-of-the-art, fully automated ultrasonic testing facility for pipes to the oil and gas industry.

Published:  20 October, 2016

Following the launch of DNV GL’s service specification for Functional Safety Certification, which can be applied to all electronic or programmable systems with safety functions, the company has announced it has issued its first Functional Safety Certificate against DNVGL-SE-0141 to Rockwell Automation.

Published:  20 October, 2016

shutterstock_124627714.jpgIHS Energy Strategic Report by Daniel Yergin and Elena Pravettoni. A new IHS Energy report disputes concerns by some central banks and regulators that climate change may pose “systemic risk” to the financial system.

Published:  27 September, 2016

Balance_machine_6t_pic1_PR3994_60513.jpgSulzer says its commitment to the oil and gas industry on the west coast of Australia has been boosted by significant investment in state-of-the-art equipment featuring progressive service capabilities in Australia.

Published:  21 September, 2016

Kjetil_Ulving-Tufte_SVP_Business_Development__Communications_.jpgAn oil and gas wellstream processing company with a reputation for technological innovation reports it has launched the first phase of a global ‘augmented reality’ campaign and says it will deliver marketing, information and instructional benefits to the staff and customers of Fjords Processing.

Published:  14 September, 2016

Ship_Image_2_Winches.jpgIn the marine, oil and gas sectors, components have to withstand harsh conditions and have to work effectively to reduce downtime and save costs. One aspect which can help to ensure this, is the use of the right lubricant. Klüber Lubrication says its speciality lubricants help to maximise the output of equipment and critical assets whether floating or fixed.

Published:  08 September, 2016

Catherine_MacGregor_Chair_SPE_Offshore_Europe_2017.jpgEmbracing New Realities: Reinventing our Industry has been announced as the central theme for SPE Offshore Europe 2017 which will take place in Aberdeen from 5-8 September 2017.

Published:  08 September, 2016

Networking.jpgSPE Intelligent Energy 2016 (IE16) took place in Aberdeen (6 to 8 September 2016) with a call to action by investors to avoid ‘bad’ capex cuts, improve transparency and create real value through innovation.

Published:  10 August, 2016

Andrew_Mitchell.jpgAISUS Offshore reports it has strengthened its team in Aberdeen as it continues to grow its UKCS position and gears up for significant overseas expansion. The company, which provides remotely deployed visual and ultrasonic inspection solutions to the global oil and gas industry says it is looking to double its turnover over the next three years through expansion both at home and abroad.

Published:  10 August, 2016

novec21230.jpgGielle reports it has been a leader in fire fighting for 50 years and has announced its new installation on the base of Novec1230 fluid fire fighting system for extinguishing fires in engine rooms, pump rooms, transformer rooms and electrical rooms, for ship and offshore applications. The company says the Gielle fire fighting system can replace, without significant modifications, old systems using Halon, Halotron IIB, carbon dioxide and water mist on board ships.

Published:  13 July, 2016

Following a defiant statement from the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) that the North Sea is ‘Open for Business,' one UK hydraulics manufacturer has completed a deal to manufacture and supply a unit of eight hydraulic safety blocks to be used on oil rigs in the area.

Published:  08 December, 2015

Reliability is key to ensuring the success of ‘jackup’ operations in the oil & gas industry. With this in mind, leading provider of offshore drilling units Paragon Offshore turned to global drive technology manufacturer WEG to replace the electric motors driving its B391 jackup rig in the North Sea. WEG supplied Paragon with 58 highly reliable and energy efficient W22 motors to ensure a smooth and safe jackup process even in aggressive marine environments. ODEE reports.

Published:  27 August, 2015

As SPE Offshore Europe 2015 prepares to open its doors in Aberdeen from 8-11 September, the oil and gas industry can look forward to debating both the technical and people challenges facing the business today. ODEE reports.

Published:  27 August, 2015

During Offshore Energy 2015 in October at Amsterdam RAI, the main focus will be what the future of the industry will look like. And especially how the latest developments and opportunities can be improved upon efficiently. ODEE reports.

Published:  27 August, 2015

In an exclusive interview, Aaron Blutstein spoke to Luis Clement, Chicago Pneumatic (CP) Tools’ vice president about how the company’s values are at the forefront of technology development for the offshore oil and gas sector.

Published:  27 August, 2015

Schaeffler told ODEE it has been able to obtain its largest order for ELGES spherical plain bearings to date for the “Pioneering Spirit” (formerly "Pieter Schelte") working ship. Schaeffler is supplying a total of more than 240 bearings with outside diameters ranging from 400 to 1060 mm for the "topsides lift system", which is used for oil platform installations. ODEE reports.

Published:  27 August, 2015

In today’s economic climate of low oil prices and reduced demand, producers are under pressure to maximise the efficiency of their existing offshore assets by minimising maintenance, reducing costs, and maximising process availability. ODEE reports.

Published:  27 August, 2015

The current challenging conditions for the oil and gas sector, caused by the fall in oil price, has made it difficult to predict when the sector will become more upbeat, and when then price of oil will increase and stabalise at a higher rate than its current price of around 40 US Dollars a barrel. Different reasons have been given to explain this decline, the rate offered against demand is too high; the US Dollar’s value being too high hence affecting the price of the barrel; and investors minimising their shares in oil and gas companies.

Published:  30 June, 2015

With increased demands in the oil and gas industry to eliminate losses and optimise operations, while meeting safety and environmental regulations, engineers are reviewing their entire drive chain, from the mechanical components, including electric motors, gearboxes and drives, to the control and automation components, as well as electric panels.

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