WorldOil New OBM well treatments increase production, water injectivity offshore Middle East Cleansorb has announced that, following a series of successful ORCA for OBM treatments on offshore oil production wells and a water injection well drilled with OBM, increased production and water injectivity have been achieved on behalf of a major operator in the Middle East. Aker BP successfully carries out North Sea decommissioning using cutting edge technology Aker BP selected Optime Subsea as a provider of well access system and -services on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). Unity develops new PandA technology, enabling safe pressure testing of suspended mudline wells A pioneering new method of pressure testing suspended mudline wells from a vessel, prior to PandA activity, developed by Unity, is set to deliver improved safety and cost savings following a successful project for Spirit Energy. EDGE begins on-wellsite LNG production Edge Gathering Virtual Pipelines 2 LLC has begun well-site LNG production operations in the United States in order to provide the Mid-Atlantic and New England marketplaces with a new source of high-quality and low-cost LNG. Emerson releases new formation evaluation software Emerson has announced the release of Geolog 19, the latest version of its formation evaluation software suite. Coretrax deploys drillpipe cleaning tool, saving rig-time cost and risk Eliminating the need for costly equipment or hazardous manual handling, Coretrax has seen the deployment of its drillpipe cleaning tool, the CX-Ball, bypass more than 2,000 sales within five years, saving more than 11 days of rig-time cost and risk. China’s first LNG bunker vessel to feature integrated Wärtsilä solutions China’s first seagoing LNG bunker vessel will operate with a comprehensive and integrated package of highly efficient and environmentally sustainable solutions from the technology group Wärtsilä. New products and services Schlumberger has released the IriSphere look-ahead-while-drilling (LAWD) service, providing the industry’s first application of electromagnetic (EM) technology for detecting formation features ahead of the drill bit. Dundee is the latest port of call for First Integrated Solutions First Integrated Solutions, a global provider of rental equipment solutions to the to the utilities, chemical, energy, engineering and transport sectors, is delighted to announce the opening of their new facility based within the port of Dundee. ION completes development of next-generation ocean bottom technology ION Geophysical Corporation has announced the completion of all 4Sea system components designed to revolutionize the safety, efficiency, quality and turnaround time of seabed data acquisition and imaging.