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The Open Group launches the Open Subsurface Data Universe Forum

The Open Group, the vendor-neutral technology consortium, has announced the launch of the Open Subsurface Data Universe (OSDU) Forum, a Forum of The Open Group.

Google, Chevron execs say industry must keep up with data transformation, other tech trends

At the Norwegian Energy Day on Tuesday, March 19, hosted by the Norwegian Consulate General and several corporate sponsors, speakers from Google and Chevron told the audience that the oil and gas industry needs to do more, and do it faster, to adapt to the digital transformation and other related trends.

DTEK Oil & Gas wins Ukraine’s first open auction for subsurface exploration permit

Oil Gas Systems, LLC - a subsidiary of DTEK Oil & Gas - has purchased the special permit for subsurface exploration of the Svitankovo-Lohivskyi license site in eastern Ukraine for UAH 85 million ($3.17 million) at open auction.

SPE/IADC '19: Shell V.P. tells attendees that companies must share data, cooperate more

It’s hard to say whether Mike Dewitt, Shell V.P. for Wells, Upstream Operated, intended to shake up his audience in The Hague, the Netherlands on Tuesday morning, but that was the result of his speech, nonetheless.

Weatherford successfully pursues patent infringement lawsuit against Tesco

Weatherford Technology Holdings, LLC is pleased to announce it has successfully pursued an intellectual property lawsuit against Tesco Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of Nabors Industries, to a favorable outcome.

Rotterdam Port Fund invests in ExRobotics

The investment fund Rotterdam Port Fund has acquired a stake in ExRobotics. With locations in Breda and Delft, the Netherlands, this firm is a pioneer in the development of robots that can be used in environments with a high explosion risk.

Transocean has announced drilling automation of six floaters

Transocean Ltd. has announced that it has entered into an agreement with its customer, Equinor, to license and install Automated Drilling Control (ADC) systems on four high-specification, harsh environment rigs currently on contract in Norway and a fifth semi-submersible that is expected to commence operations in the Norwegian sea this summer.

BHGE AM Day 2: Digital and culture step-changes in the future of clean energy

The Baker Hughes, a GE company annual meeting is a two-day conference filled with industry leaders who share best practices, best-in-class products and services, and an unforgettable opera performance in the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino. In addition, the stage is set to make big announcements, close big deals and network, network, network.

FracGeo launches DrillPredictor software to optimize completions

FracGeo announces the launch of its software module DrillPredictor, a cloud- and subscription-based web service to put completion optimization in the hands of any unconventional reservoir operator.

$1.9 million investment in Enpro technology supports business growth

Aberdeen-based production optimization specialist Enpro Subsea has announced that the $1.9 million (£1.5million) investment project in its Flow Intervention Services (FIS) technology, which included a $977,800 (£755,000) research and development grant from Scottish Enterprise, has started onshore testing ahead of planned subsea field trials later this year.

Silixa Limited has launched Carina XwellXpress hydraulic fracture monitoring service

Silixa Ltd announces the launch of Carina XwellXpress, the crosswell low frequency strain and microseismic monitoring service that accurately locates microseismic and strain events in real-time through wireline interventions, allowing operators to improve stimulation and completion designs to maximize recovery.

BHGE AM Day 2: Digital and culture step-changes in the future of clean energy

The Baker Hughes, a GE company annual meeting is a two-day conference filled with industry leaders who share best practices, best-in-class products and services, and an unforgettable opera performance in the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino.

BHGE AM: SeaLytics offers real-time monitoring insights to enhance operator performance

During Day One of the BHGE Annual Meeting 2019, with two leaders in BHGE’s OFE business discuss progress on real-time monitoring and customer service.

4Subsea, Ashtead Technology enter strategic partnership

Under the deal, 4Subsea’s autonomous, retrofittable sensors will be available to the global oil and gas industry via Ashtead Technology. Additionally, 4Subsea will explore utilizing Ashtead’s acoustic sensors for further developing their services offering to the market.

Aker BP operates Ivar Aasen from Trondheim, onshore

LYSAKER, Norge -- Aker BP has become the first company on the Norwegian Continental Shelf to operate a staffed platform from an onshore control room. Ivar Aasen in the North Sea is now operated from Aker BP’s offices at Trondheim torg.

Support for start-ups is helping to drive Total’s digital transformation

CES is truly the place to be for start-ups and more established businesses interested in gaining recognition for their disruptive innovations.

Advisian Digital and Aurora Labs unveil 3D printing solution

Advisian Digital, the data science, software and technology business of the WorleyParsons Group, and Aurora Labs, the industrial 3D printing (3DP) technology company, have launched AdditiveNow, an additive manufacturing (3DP) solution center for the oil, gas, resources and major infrastructure sectors.

Clock Spring licenses zero-emission gasket technology

Clock Spring Company, Inc., the world’s leading manufacturer of highly innovative and engineered products for the repair and rehabilitation of pipe-based critical infrastructure, has announced a technology licensing and distribution agreement for the Pipeotech AS DeltaV-Seal technology.

Resman has acquired Restrack

Resman AS, a well and reservoir surveillance and intelligent tracer systems company, has announced that it has agreed to acquire Restrack AS, a tracer service provider, in a share purchase agreement.

Ikon Science has acquired Perigon Solutions Ltd

Ikon Science Limited, a GeoPrediction technology company, has announced it has wholly acquired Perigon Solutions, a wellbore data management and visualization solutions company.