Equipment & Engineering News

Vallourec develops new high-pressure connection

Vallourec has developed a new drill pipe based gas tight connection with metal-to-metal rotary seal technology. 

Gazprom, Turkey sign deal for Turkish Stream gas deliveries to start in 2016

Russia and Turkey have signed an agreement  on operational commissioning and for gas deliveries via the Turkish Stream to commence in December 2016, said head of Gazprom Aleksey Mill...

OTC 2015: StormGeo updates weather, spill forecast developments

StormGeo, a provider of decision support services and products for weather-sensitive operations, unveiled two new services at the recent Offshore Technology Conference in Houston.

ExxonMobil issues training simulator license to EON Reality

ExxonMobil has awarded a global commercial license for Immersive 3D Operator Training Simulator technology to co-developer EON Reality. 

Baker Hughes shows new HP/HT barrier valve

Baker Hughes has made the commercial release of its Vault barrier valve for high-pressure/high-temperature use. 

Marlink, Tampnet partner for offshore communications

Marlink and Tampnet have partnered to offer offshore LTE services in the North Sea. 

OTC 2015 exclusive: BSEE chief discusses SEMS audits, new reporting initiative

Bureau seeks industry input on SEMS implementation, KPIs

OTC 2015: Marine Contractors issues simulator use guide

The International Marine Contractors Association has produced for use at the Offshore Technology Conference 2015 in Houston, the fourth revision of Guidance on the Use of Simulators.

OTC 2015: ABS shows advantages of model-based design

ABS is touting computer model-based design at OTC 2015 as a way to explore options for equipment and systems without having to construct them.

OTC 2015: Lloyd's Register closes with call for collaboration

A Lloyd’s Register Energy survey at OTC 2015 show than more than 36% of respondents consider a skills/knowledge shortage to be the primary issue within the oil and gas business.

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Offshore Top 5 Projects - 2014

The editors of Offshore have made their choices for the winners of the Five Star Award – the top five offshore field development projects for 2014. The projects were selected on the basis of best u...