http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Clariant Oil Services launches WAXTREAT SubZero Pour Point Depressant technology for cold climate regions https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/9/17/clariant-oil-services-launches-waxtreat-subzero-pour-point-depressant-technology-for-cold-climate-regions WAXTREAT SubZero is a winterized PPD with customization capabilities, enhancing performance, while mitigating paraffin build-up, in crude oil pipeline systems, at the same time reducing OPEX requirements associated with pipeline cleaning. Sercel introduces new broadband ocean bottom node https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/9/16/sercel-introduces-new-broadband-ocean-bottom-node CGG Sercel’s new GPR ocean bottom node leverages the proven high performance of Sercel’s QuietSeis broadband digital sensor technology to collect superior data for accurate seismic imaging compared to data collected by conventional sensors. BSEE approves deepwater spill response single-vessel solution technology https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/9/12/bsee-approves-deepwater-spill-response-single-vessel-solution-technology Production Technology and Services announced the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement deems the PTS-supplied temporary processing equipment suitable for use as a part of HWCG’s single vessel solution, according to the company. BP spearheads offshore data harvesting in the North Sea https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/9/9/bp-spearheads-offshore-data-harvesting-in-the-north-sea BP’s first foray into unmanned over-the-horizon operations, using Sonardyne technology and an unmanned surface vessel (USV), is helping it gather strategic data. It’s also a key step towards a more marine autonomous systems-led future. DNV GL seeks to close gap between risk analysis and “digital twins” https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/9/5/dnv-gl-seeks-to-close-gap-between-risk-analysis-and-digital-twins DNV GL proposes the “Probabilistic Digital Twin” (PDT) to close the gap between digital twins – used increasingly by operators to manage the performance of their assets – and risk analysis still largely conducted manually before assets enter service. TWMA sees North Sea operators shift to onsite drilling waste recycling https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/9/4/twma-sees-north-sea-operators-shift-to-onsite-drilling-waste-recycling TWMA has seen a recent shift in the North Sea to companies choosing to process drilling waste offshore. Applying a TCC RotoMill offshore processing solution allows recovered oil from the drill cuttings to be recycled back into the active mud system, resulting in significant cost savings. Offshore Europe 2019, Day 1: "Breakthrough to excellence – our license to operate" https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/9/3/offshore-europe-2019-day-1-breakthrough-to-excellence-our-license-to-operate “It is important to talk about keeping our costs low, pushing the boundaries of innovation, and focusing on excellence in our operations,” says Michael Borrell, conference chair and Total’s senior V.P., North Sea and Russia. Breakthrough: Leading-edge cement performs strong in the field https://www.worldoil.com/techtalk/bj-services/breakthrough-leading-edge-cement-performs-strong-in-the-field BJ Services’ IntegraGuard™ Star spacer systems have a long history of successfully reducing lost circulation. In laboratory experiments, the system can completely block fluid flow through high-permeability media, impressively stopping fluid losses into pea-size gravel. Borr Drilling taps RigNet for managed communications services https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/8/28/borr-drilling-taps-rignet-for-managed-communications-services RigNet has signed a multi-year agreement with Borr Drilling, a global offshore drilling contractor, to exclusively provide enhanced managed communication services on all of their new jack-up rigs. DNV GL awards thyssenkrupp first additive manufacturing Approval of Manufacturer certificate https://www.worldoil.com/news/2019/8/27/dnv-gl-awards-thyssenkrupp-first-additive-manufacturing-approval-of-manufacturer-certificate The newly issued certificate makes the thyssenkrupp TechCenter Additive Manufacturing the world’s first producer of 3D printed parts for maritime applications to obtain manufacturer approval from DNV GL.