Gazprom Neft continues to champion the digital transformation of the oil and gas industry by agreeing a joint venture with ICS Holding to develop digital products for not only the Russian energy market but globally as well. The development strategy for the new joint venture is aimed at addressing...
Fugro is set to commence its first project using new multipurpose ROV support vessel, Edda Sun, with mobilisation for the IRM contract planned for March 2019. With a recently announced two-year charter of the Edda Sun, Fugro has enhanced its IRM, construction and decommissioning support services in Europe. The Edda Sun...
SIMMONS EDECO wins Mexican drilling contracts that further expand its Latin American business. The Calgary-based supplier of onshore drilling and workover services completed an onshore drilling campaign for a major oilfield services company in Mexico in October. That USD multi-million dollar contract required SIMMONS EDECO to drill 13 wells....
Cortec has introduced a new water-based anti-corrosion coating. The VpCI®-386 coating fights corrosion while maintaining a safe environment for plant employees free of hazardous chemicals. Most powerful corrosion inhibitors are hazardous chemicals. So it can be challenging to balance corrosion protection and worker safety in manufacturing processes. Cortec® Corporation has...
Eurasia Review reports that a research group from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden, has made great, rapid strides towards the development of a specially designed molecule which can store solar energy for later use. These advances have been presented in four scientific articles this year, with the most recent...
TGS and Schlumberger announced a strategic collaboration for multiclient ocean-bottom node projects in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. This collaboration includes the previously-announced 2,350 km2 Amendment Phase 1 project in the Mississippi Canyon and Atwater Valley protraction areas. Supported by industry prefunding, Amendment Phase 1 commenced in early 2019...
New system is an environmentally friendly replacement for a regulated hard chrome coating used in the oil and gas industry. Hard chrome has been used extensively for coating the surfaces of different parts (e.g., hydraulic shafts and cylinders, pump internals and housings, piston rods, compressor rods, mandrels, mud motors, valves,...
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has received an order from the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) to supply the riser pull-in system for a deepwater Floating Production Unit (FPU) located on the China Sea Lingshui 17-2 gas field. The order is booked into Cargotec’s third quarter of 2019 order...
Weatherford International plc (OTC-PINK:WFTIQ) has signed two drilling services contracts totaling $67.4 million with two Russian majors. The first contract spans two-and-a-half years. Operations began in July 2019 and will last through the end of 2022. Weatherford will provide logging-while-drilling (LWD), measurement-while-drilling (MWD), rotary steerable systems (RSS), drilling, and geo-data...
Cortec's VpCI®-329 D ES is a ready to use spray providing strong rust prevention for metals in indoor and outdoor sheltered conditions. The product can be easily applied/sprayed from a handheld trigger spray bottle. It protects gears, spindles, coils, or any other metal parts that require a light coat of...