Nicola Offshore, Cyprus Subsea Partner Up

April 14, 2021 Seaglider with rig in the background – Credit Cyprus Subsea Hydrographic marine survey company Nicola Offshore and Cyprus Subsea Consulting and Services C.S.C.S. Ltd (C.S.C.S.) have signed a commercial partnership agreement. The goal of the partnership, as … Read More

Total Delays Offshore Drilling Plans in South Africa

Wendell Roelf April 14, 2021 Deepsea Stavanger drilling rig was used by Total for Brulpadda and Luiperd drilling. File Photo – Credit: BP/Flickr French oil major Total has decided to postpone its application for additional drilling in a South African … Read More

Emerson Moves Repsol’s Exploration Data to the Cloud

Emerson, industry digital transformation solutions provider, said Tuesday it has successfully migrated Spanish oil company Repsol’s exploration data – some 90 terabytes – to the cloud.  Cloud capabilities enable companies to securely store the data that powers vital analytics, helping … Read More

Wintershall Dea to Boost Oil and Gas Exploration with AI Search Engine

German oil and gas company Wintershall Dea said Wednesday it would boost its exploration processes with the roll-out of an artificial intelligence search engine. “The Exploration Advisory Tool, developed in partnership with IBM, uses the latest cognitive search technology to … Read More

Hempel Coatings to Protect Orbital O2 Tidal Energy Turbine

April 14, 2021 Image credit: Hempel Coatings specialist Hempel said it has provided coatings to protect the Orbital O2 tidal energy turbine – dubbed the world’s most powerful tidal turbine.  O2 is set to operate at the European Marine Energy … Read More

Green Atlantic @ Moneypoint – Ireland’s Coal-fired Plant Site to Become Green Energy Hub

Ireland’s state-owned Electricity Supply Board (ESB) last Friday announced a decision to convert Moneypoint, the country’s only coal-fired power plant, into the country’s first green energy production hub as part of the project called Green Atlantic @ Moneypoint.  The project … Read More

Aibel: Large Johan Sverdrup P2 Platform Module Leaves Thailand

Norwegian company Aibel, specializing in the construction of modules for offshore oil and gas platforms, last week saw the giant Main Support Frame (MSF) module for the Johan Sverdrup P2 platform in Norway leave its yard in Thailand, two years … Read More

FutureOn Appoints CFO, Head of People

April 13, 2021 Credit; FutureON FutureOn, a software company specializing in the provision of digital oilfield solutions, has made two key senior appointments as part of the company’s strategic growth plans. Katherine Taylor-Jones brings significant experience and knowledge in strategic … Read More

Contract Extensions for Golden Energy Offshore’s Vessel Duo

April 13, 2021 Credit; Golden Energy Offshore Norwegian offshore vessel operator Golden Energy Offshore Management has informed that two vessels it manages have recently secured contract extensions. The Inspection, Maintenance, and Repair Vessel (IMR) vessel Larissa was awarded several months … Read More

Aquaterra Energy Bags its Largest Riser Analysis Contract

April 13, 2021 Andrew McDowell, Operations Director at Aquaterra Energy – Credit: Aquaterra Energy Martin Harrop, Riser Analysis Manager at Aquaterra Energy – Credit: Aquaterra Energy Offshore engineering firm Aquaterra Energy has said it has won its largest riser analysis … Read More