Author Archives: moshtari

Real-time data during installation of wellhead foundations

Hydromea’s LUMA wireless system provides real-time data during the installation of a wellhead foundation in a TOTAL drilling project. Hydromea’s LUMA, a wireless high-speed underwater communication system, was successfully deployed by Rever Offshore during an installation of a subsea wellhead foundation for Total drilling in the North Sea in February 2019. LUMA was integrated with Ashtead Technology’s AMS+ (Autonomous Monitoring ...

Read More »

Vroon Offshore Services wins new contract with Total E&P Nederland B.V.

Vroon Offshore Services has secured a contract with Total E&P in the Southern North Sea. Under the new contract, Vroon’s specialist subsea-support, walk-to-work unit, the VOS Start will deliver offshore logistical support to a planned maintenance campaign in the Dutch sector of the Southern North Sea. Fitted with a 50-tonne active-heave-compensated crane and able to accommodate up to 60 people, ...

Read More »

Airborne Oil & Gas announces Aker Solutions as new shareholder

Airborne Oil & Gas has announced the addition of Aker Solutions to its strategic shareholder base to further strengthen, integrate and diversify its range of thermoplastic composite pipe (TCP) solutions for the international subsea sector. Airborne Oil & Gas announces Aker Solutions as new shareholder The global engineering company joins Airborne Oil & Gas’ prestigious shareholder base of Chevron Technology ...

Read More »

Stress Engineering Services receives OTC New Technology Award

Stress Engineering Services, Inc., has received an OTC Spotlight on New Technology Award for its condition based maintenance (CBM) of drilling riser systems. Stress Engineering developed a new process for collecting critical riser data, which utilizes a life cycle condition based monitoring (CBM), maintenance and inspection system that can be deployed on the mobile operating drilling unit (MODU). It enables ...

Read More »

Simulator facility helps develop human factors and boost safety for the oil and gas industry

Significant investment in a state-of-the-art simulator training facility is helping to boost skills and improve safety across the Norwegian oil and gas industry. Simulator facility helps develop human factors and boost safety for the oil and gas industry Over the past seven years, Fagskolen i Hordaland, which is located in Bergen city centre, has trained hundreds of students and oil ...

Read More »

Crude oil benchmarks gain on Saudi comments

Benchmark crude oil prices gained on markets in both London and New York Mar. 11 after Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih said production cuts led by the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries likely will continue until at least June. Speaking before the start of CERAWeek by IHS Markit in Houston, al-Falih told Reuters Mar. 11 that it would be too early to ...

Read More »

Higher Oil Prices Could Jeopardize India’s Economy

While oil exporting nations are benefiting from higher oil prices, oil importers face growing crude import bills that affect government finances. India—the world’s third-largest oil importer—is one of the biggest losers of the higher oil prices in recent months, as the increased price of oil widens its trade deficit, puts more upside pressure on inflation that threatens to exceed government ...

Read More »

Asia leads global refinery coking units capacity additions by 2023

The company’s report: ‘Global Refinery Coking Units Outlook to 2023 – Capacity and Capital Expenditure Outlook with Details of All Operating and Planned Coking Units’ states that up to 1,885 thousand barrels of oil per day (mbd) of coking units capacity will be added globally by 2023 from new-build and expansion projects, taking the total global refinery coking unit capacity to ...

Read More »

Roll Group awarded contract to transport 24 modules for Total Ethane cracker project

Roll Group has been awarded a contract to transport 24 modules for the Total Ethane cracker project in the USA. Roll Group awarded contract to transport 24 modules for Total Ethane cracker project The transport will cover seven single voyages, using both RollDock and BigRoll vessels. The services and expertise of Roll-Lift will also play a part in the completion ...

Read More »