Oil and Gas Industry Latest Tech Trends

19.12.2013 Sonardyne Sentinel Сhosen to Protect Middle East Offshore Platform

Maritime security company Sonardyne International Ltd. has successfully completed the installation of a Sentinel Intruder Detection System (IDS) onboard a drilling rig operating in an undisclosed offshore oil field in the Middle East.

13.12.2013 Trelleborg Provides Floatover Technology For One Of World’S Largest Oil Platforms

Trelleborg’s engineered products operation supplied its floatover mating technology to one the world’s largest oil platforms; the SHWE Project in the Bay of Bengal, Myanmar.

10.12.2013 Sonardyne Ranger 2 GyroUSBL Touches Down with Technip

A new acoustic positioning technique to improve the quality and accuracy of pipeline touchdown monitoring has been successfully utilised by leading project management, engineering and construction company Technip.

03.12.2013 Alfred Wegener Institute evaluates GeoTexture for Backscatter Data Processing in Arctic Nearshore Areas

Back in 2012, the Alfred Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI) began assessing the pace of coastal erosion and the nature of sediment and organic matter transfer in nearshore areas of the southern Canadian Beaufort Sea.

25.11.2013 Centek Introduces UROS-CT for Deepwater Wells

Centek Group, the leading centralizer manufacturer, has introduced its UROS-CT centralizer targeted on tight casing applications in deep water wells.

18.11.2013 AGR Enhanced Drilling Celebrates Decade of Riserless Mud Recovery (RMR®) System

Offshore technology provider AGR Enhanced Drilling is celebrating 10 years of its Riserless Mud Recovery (RMR®) system – trusted to reduce risk on more than 200 wells worldwide to date.

13.11.2013 The Switch 8.6 MW Offshore PM Generator Passes Initial no-load Tests with Success

The Switch, a leading manufacturer of permanent magnet generators and full-power converters, announced today that its 8.6 MW permanent magnet generator (PMG) for offshore use successfully passed initial no-load testing.

07.11.2013 ROSEN Sets World Record for the Longest Non-Stop Inspection Run World-Wide at Nord Stream Pipeline

The 1224 km of the Nord Stream Pipeline have been successfully inspected by the ROSEN Group, achieving a world record for the longest non-stop inspection run world-wide, ROSEN Group reported at the end of October.

07.11.2013 Subsea Actuators and Gearboxes Assist First-of-Kind Commercial Wave Energy Project

Rotork Australia has supplied subsea rack and pinion hydraulic valve actuators and subsea gearboxes for an innovative renewable energy wave technology project on Garden Island, near Perth in Western Australia.