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Machine learning technology to extend offshore asset life

The productive life of an oil and gas platform could be significantly extended through a transformative machine learning solution that will contribute to maximising economic recovery from the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) by predicting equipment failure. Spartan Solutions Ltd, a world-class softwar ...

Ian Simm


Posted 2 days agoPress > North SeaUnited Kingdom Continental Shelfpredictive maintenance +4

Rever Announce Whole Fleet Deployment and Successful Completion of North Sea Projects

Rever Offshore, a leading subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry, continues its success in the North Sea, announcing the deployment of all four of the company's vessels since the start of April, 2019.   The Rever fleet, which includes the saturation dive support vessels Rever Topaz, ...

Kate Kenyon


Posted 6 days agoPress > FleetSubseaIRM +7

Sea Change

Navigating the choppy waters of new oil and gas E&P investments in the North Sea. Recently, there's been a slew of news supporting new acquisition activity in the North Sea  o il and  g as   upstream  sector. The Financial Times reported on a ‘changing of the North Sea Guard' to new enterp ...

Gayle Meikle


Posted 24 days agoOpinion > North Sea EnergyNorth Seaaberdeen oil and gas +4

TechnipFMC acquires Dive Support Vessel for North Sea Market

ABERDEEN, 11 March 2019 - TechnipFMC has added to its international fleet of subsea pipelay, diving and construction ships after purchasing a new-build diving support vessel - the Deep Discoverer. The company signed a deal with VARD shipyard in Norway to purchase the vessel in late 2018. The v ...

Euan Gillies


Posted 2 months agoPress > TechnipFMCMarineDeepDiscoverer +6

Serica Energy partner with IT specialists Sword to support their asset transition journey

In recent years, the UK oil and gas industry has undergone some major changes.  As fields mature and margins reduce for the big producers, smaller independent companies have been stepping in to operate assets more efficiently and extend the life of fields in line with the government's strategy to ...

Michelle King


Posted 3 months agoPress > North SeaOil & GasEnergy +8

Pragma’s Downhole Steam Injection Valve Takes the Next Step Towards North Sea Reality

Aberdeen-based oil and gas production technology business, Pragma Well Technology (‘Pragma'), has been given the green light by Pharis Energy and OGTC to progress with the manufacture and prototype testing of their Downhole Steam Injection Valve (‘DSIV') following a successful feasibility study. ...

Debbie Simpson


Posted 4 months agoPress > North SeaSteam-floodPharis Energy +9

MDL concludes 4-job campaign with TechnipFMC

Maritime Developments has successfully completed a four-project North Sea campaign with TechnipFMC. The work scopes on the jobs, which took place throughout 2018, included installation and retrieval of umbilicals, jumpers, risers and flowlines. In total 16 reels were handled and close to 40km of ...

Aleksandra Jurczak


Posted 4 months agoPress > North SeaMDLTechnipFMC +3

Valor Powers Into 2019 With Acquisition of NSPS

Valor powers into 2019 with acquisition of NSPS Valor Energy Group Ltd has acquired Aberdeen based electrical engineering specialist North Sea Power Solutions (NSPS) in a seven figure deal.   The acquisition sees NSPS become the third company to join the Valor Energy Group in the past year. A ...

Valor Group - Valor Energy Group


Posted 4 months agoPress > North SeaAberdeenOi and Gas +2

6th Annual OWI EU Conference 2019, Aberdeen

Europe's leading Offshore Well Intervention conference returns to Aberdeen for its sixth year on 16 th – 18 th April 2019 at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Aberdeen Treetops , Scotland. Featuring OGA (Oil and Gas Authority), Shell UK Ltd., Repsol Sinopec UK Ltd. and ConocoPhillips, the conference ...

Abigail Clifton


  Scotland   GB 16 Apr 2019


Posted 4 months agoEvent > Wellswells managementNorth Sea +42

OWI EU Conference Returns for 2019

Europe's leading Offshore Well Intervention conference, OWI EU, is returning to Aberdeen for its sixth year this April 2019, with support from OGA (Oil and Gas Authority), Shell UK Ltd., Repsol Sinopec UK Ltd. and ConocoPhillips, to name a few. More than 350 delegates, including 100+ operators, ...

Abigail Clifton


Posted 4 months agoPress > wellWellsintervention +39

NPD: Dry Well and Minor Oil Discovery Southwest of the Vega Field in the North Sea – 35/10-4 S and 35/10-4 A

Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 630, has completed the drilling of wildcat wells 35/10-4 S and 35/10-4 A. The wells were drilled about ten kilometres southwest of the Vega field in the northern part of the North Sea. The primary exploration target for well 35/10-4 S was to prov ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 5 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +10

NPPD: Minor Gas/Condensate Discovery North of the Oseberg Field in the North Sea - 30/6-30

Faroe Petroleum Norge AS, operator of production licence 825, is in the process of concluding the drilling of wildcat well 30/6-30. The well was drilled about 25 kilometres north of the Oseberg field centre in the northern part of the North Sea, and 150 kilometres northwest of Bergen. The primar ...

OilVoice Press - OilVoice


Posted 5 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +5

Cairn Energy PLC - North Sea Operational Update

UK Norway Update - discovery and farm out Cairn announces the following; An oil discovery on the 9/14a-17B well and associated side-track on the Agar-Plantain Prospect in the UK North Sea Farm out agreement for a 40% non-operated interest of the Chimera prospect in the UK North Sea Commitmen ...

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Posted 6 months agoPress > Cairn EnergyNorwayUnited Kingdom +7

Breaking the Mould: the Need for New Technology to Expedite and Enhance Current P&A Processes

Over the next decade, 1,400 oil and gas wells are forecast to be abandoned on the UK Continental Shelf, at a cost of around £7 billion; a huge financial burden and an equally huge opportunity for innovation. Plugging and abandonment (P&A) is one element of the decommissioning process which certain ...

David Stephenson


Posted 6 months agoOpinion > Decommissioningplugging and abandonmentDrilling +3

LFH Engineering Nets Six-Figure Contract as International Sales Grow

A north-east engine pump manufacturing specialist has secured a six-figure contract to provide its products and expertise to a leading supply company in the Far East.  Ellon-based LFH Engineering has secured a £100,000 contract with South Korean firm STX Engine to supply several pumps for industri ...

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Posted 6 months agoPress > LFH EngineeringNorth SeaContract +1