Wood Mackenzie has identified five themes to watch for this year on the Norwegian continental shelf.
Rapp Hydema has introduced ROV winches with active heave compensation (AHC) for extreme conditions such as ultra deepwater and arctic areas.
Reinertsen’s offshore division in Trondheim, on Norway’s midwestern coast, has capitalized on growing offshore activity in the Norwegian Sea over the last 15-20 years.
Monitoring the condition of pipelines is increasingly important for oil companies and regulatory authorities.
In June, StatoilHydro filed a new plan for development and operation (PDO) of the giant Troll field in the Norwegian North Sea.
Construction of Remora’s HiLoad DP mobile offshore loading unit is nearing completion at the Aibel yard in Haugesund, western Norway.
Last year’s merger of Roxar and CorrOcean created a new organization with a large and broad instrumentation portfolio.
Seabed Geophysical is conducting a large 3D, 4C seismic data acquisition survey for Total in Angola, using its Cable-less SEismic (CASE) ocean- bottom technology.
Bjørge’s Naxys technology for subsea leak detection and condition monitoring is finding acceptance in the Norwegian sector.
Det norske oljeselskap, the product of last year’s merger between Pertra and DNO’s Norwegian assets, now has 45 licenses, a busy drilling schedule, and the rig capacity to drill a large number of operated wells.
Eni Norge has decided to develop the Goliat oil field in the Norwegian sector of the Barents Sea with an FPSO.
External scanning of pipelines traditionally is undertaken by divers who require support vessels.
The UniTong power tong from V-Tech International is designed to improve safety and efficiency of drill floor operations.
In terms of reserves, StatoilHydro’s Gjøa project is the company’s largest new development on the Norwegian continental shelf.
When Eidesvik takes delivery of the newbuild platform supply vessel (PSV) Viking Ladythis year, the Norwegian ship owner Eidesvik will have a fleet of three offshore vessels fueled by liquefied natural gas (LNG).