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Reflex Marine becomes first EU firm to gain Brazilian accreditation

Reflex Marine has become the first European Union company to have its technology certified by the Brazilian Navy, the accredited body for offshore safety in the region.

FoundOcean wins contracts to secure Solan foundations

FoundOcean has secured two contract awards for the Solan oil field development to the west of the Shetlands in the North Sea.

GE-GLS deliver first subsea equipment

The GE-GLS Oil & Gas Angola Ltd. joint venture has delivered its first subsea equipment.

Ice simulation software targets protection of Arctic platforms and substructures

To date, platforms for cold regions typically have been designed using empirically based codes for loadings, with ice formations being modeled at scale in an ice basin using certain desig...

Steering for the sweet spots

Rotary steerable systems (RSS) have proven to be the go-to tools for precision directional drilling. Offshore surveyed the market and the result is a synopsis of the latest in rotary stee...

Advances in mobile technologies improve collaboration, safety, and training

The recent boom in shale oil and gas production has brought a surge in demand for qualified experienced professionals.

Papa Terra TLWP installed offshore Brazil

McDermott International has completed installation of the P-61 tension leg wellhead platform (TLWP) at the Papa Terra heavy oil development in Brazil’s Campos basin block BC-20.

AAPG 2014: Schlumberger shows new oil-base mud geological imager

Schlumberger is featuring its new nonconductive-mud geological imaging tool at the Association of Petroleum Geologists Annual Convention & Exhibition in Houston.

AAPG 2014: Weatherford announces Reveal 360

Weatherford Petroleum Consultants has previewed a new imaging technique that it says removes blind spots from wireline wellbore images.

McDermott completes sale of Harbor Island fabrication yard

McDermott International Inc. has sold the site of the former Harbor Island fabrication yard near Corpus Christi, Texas, which closed in 2003, for proceeds of $31.7 million.

Webcasts

Offshore Engineering in the Concordia Wreck Removal Project

In this webinar, TECON, design contractor in the Titan-Micoperi joint venture, will discuss how they used Bentley’s SACS software for the structural analysis of the six underwater platforms o...

Offshore Top 5 Projects - 2013

The editors of Offshore have made their choices for the winners of the Five Star Award - the top five offshore field development projects for 2013. The projects were selected on the basis of best u...