http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Atlantic Offshore protects against cyber threats with fleet secure endpoint https://www.worldoil.com/company-news/2021/1/1/atlantic-offshore-protects-against-cyber-threats-with-fleet-secure-endpoint North Sea operator Atlantic Offshore has put its levels of cyber resilience substantially ahead of approaching International Maritime Organization requirements for ship owners, after adopting Fleet Secure Endpoint from Inmarsat to protect against ongoing cyber threats. Siemens Energy, Buoyant Production collaborate on smart offshore facilities design https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/1/14/siemens-energy-buoyant-production-collaborate-on-smart-offshore-facilities-design Siemens Energy AS and BPT have been successfully working together for the past two years, as part of the Oil and Gas Technology Centre’s ‘Facility of the Future’ study, developing and maturing Floating Normally Unattended Installation technology. Marlink to acquire Panasonic’s ITC Global satellite communications unit https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/1/13/marlink-to-acquire-panasonic-s-itc-global-satellite-communications-unit Upon completion of the acquisition, ITC Global will become a cornerstone of the Marlink Group, supporting the expansion of Marlink's global leadership in the energy and enterprise markets. DNV GL changes name to DNV as it gears up for decade of transformation https://www.worldoil.com/company-news/2021/1/1/dnv-gl-changes-name-to-dnv-as-it-gears-up-for-decade-of-transformation The move comes after a comprehensive review of the company’s strategy as it positions itself for a world in which many of DNV’s markets are undergoing fundamental change. Stena Drilling awards IDS fleet-wide rig reporting and performance analytics contract https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/1/13/stena-drilling-awards-ids-fleet-wide-rig-reporting-and-performance-analytics-contract Following successful six-month operational trials on Stena Spey and Stena Carron rigs, IDS will deploy its data driven TourNet Pro drilling contractor reporting service and drilling performance monitoring service, Anova DPM, across Stena Drilling’s fleet in Q1 2021. CGG completes high-resolution Barents Sea seeps study for Norwegian Petroleum Directorate https://www.worldoil.com/news/2021/1/12/cgg-completes-high-resolution-barents-sea-seeps-study-for-norwegian-petroleum-directorate To meet the requirements of the study, CGG Satellite Mapping custom-tasked next-generation SAR satellites to acquire a large collection of high-spatial-resolution SAR imagery at a high revisit frequency. Beyond automation: Driving advances in autonomous drilling https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2021/january-2021/features/beyond-automation-driving-advances-in-autonomous-drilling Well construction can benefit from available intelligent technologies, taking AI capabilities close to the action, where it encodes knowledge and captures learnings to improve drilling efficiency. Executive viewpoint https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2020/december-2020/columns/executive-viewpoint Digital energy management: One certainty in a world of uncertainty Wärtsilä helps Wintershall Noordzee mitigate offshore hazards with next-gen marine traffic monitoring system https://www.worldoil.com/company-news/2020/12/1/waertsilae-helps-wintershall-noordzee-mitigate-offshore-hazards-with-next-gen-marine-traffic-monitoring-system Wärtsilä Voyage has successfully completed its first commercial installation of the state-of-the-art Wärtsilä Navi-Harbour WebVTS 5.0 software application. The system was ordered by Netherlands-based Wintershall Noordzee B.V. to provide greater safety for their offshore installations in the North Sea. Google risks upsetting its employees with new Aramco deal https://www.worldoil.com/news/2020/12/22/google-risks-upsetting-its-employees-with-new-aramco-deal Google will start selling its cloud-computing services in Saudi Arabia through a deal with oil producer Aramco, risking a backlash from staff who oppose doing business with the fossil fuel industry or regimes accused of human rights abuses.