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Oil climbs as Huawei sanctions delay offers sign of trade war truce

Oil climbed as the U.S. delayed sanctions against Huawei Technologies, offering a hint of progress in its trade war with China, and a drone attack in Saudi Arabia highlighted simmering Middle East tensions.

OPEX secures CNOOC North Sea predictive analytics contract

Predictive analysis services provider OPEX Group has secured a new multi-million-pound contract with CNOOC Petroleum Europe Limited, for digital services across the company’s UKCS assets.

Saipem taps DNV GL for digital twin system

Saipem, the energy and infrastructure solution provider, is implementing DNV GL’s hull planned maintenance system, ShipManager Hull, on five vessels of the Saipem fleet.

Simplify Automation of Multi-Well Pads

When you have many different systems, brands and vendors working together in your oilfield, it can complicate your operations.

Trendsetter Engineering and Intelligent Wellhead Systems form joint venture

Trendsetter Engineering and Intelligent Wellhead Systems announced the establishment of a joint venture to introduce new technology and services aimed at improving the safety and efficiency of offshore drilling, completion, intervention and abandonment operations.

Diamond Offshore introduces big data analytics to BOP monitoring and testing

Diamond Offshore Drilling announced the launch of its Stack-View service, applying 24/7 real-time monitoring, data visualization, and advanced analytics to identify trends and detect anomalies in BOP performance across its rig fleet.

Transocean taps RigNet for rig analytics, data acquisition support across its fleet

RigNet has signed two multi-year agreements with Transocean to provide rig analytic applications through Intelie Live, the company’s real-time analytics platform, to help improve operational integrity and efficiency.

WFS Technologies names new Chief Technology Officer

WFS Technologies, global provider of wireless subsea internet of things technology, has appointed Jim Darroch as Chief Technology Officer to drive its product portfolio and software development roadmap.

HYTORC, Cumulus Digital Systems bring real-time QA to industrial bolting

HYTORC has entered into a partnership with Cumulus Digital Systems, whose “Internet of Tools” platform collects data from digitally enabled tools to provide real-time quality assurance and progress tracking.

Emerson helps complete first Caspian subsea project ahead of schedule, under budget

Emerson has completed its $48-million contract for automation systems and cloud engineering software-as-a-service for the Shah Deniz 2 project in Azerbaijan and is fulfilling an ongoing five-year services contract.

ExxonMobil commits to joint development of open automation processes

The goal of this collaboration is the creation of a standards-based, open, interoperable, and secure automation architecture that addresses both the technical and commercial challenges of current systems.

WoodMac, P2 Energy Solutions join forces to deliver data-driven insight to US energy sector

Wood Mackenzie, the global natural resources research consultancy, announced its partnership with P2 Energy Solutions to better analyse current and future well spacing.

Emerson completes acquisition of Zedi's software, automation businesses

Emerson has announced it has completed the purchase of Zedi’s software and automation businesses.

DroneDeploy launches single enterprise solution for all drone operations

DroneDeploy, the leading drone software company, announced today a major expansion across its products, making it a single platform for all drone operations. The launch includes automated drone fleet management, enhanced workflow integrations, a low-altitude inspection mode, and advanced analytic capabilities.

Teledyne CARIS releases new data model, bringing new versatility to chart production

Teledyne CARIS, a Teledyne Technologies company, has announced the release of its Hydrographic Production Database (HPD) 4.0. This new version of HPD is designed to support Hydrographic Offices around the world as they embrace the new S-100 Universal Hydrographic Data Model and explore its many possibilities.

Developer of oil, gas data services takes over operation of frac data sharing system

PDS Energy Information (PDS), a provider of secure data transfer exchange services for oil & gas drilling, completion, and production data, has announced that it has assumed commercial operation of the Frac Interference Exchange (FracX), a reciprocal data sharing network previously developed and operated by one of the largest operators in the Permian basin to coordinate hydraulic fracturing activity among producers.

Maersk Supply Service first to offer unique high-speed Internet access

Maersk Supply Service has become the first company to offer clients unique high-speed Internet access with Fleet Xpress.

Katalyst Data Management opens new Digital Transformation Center in Houston

Katalyst Data Management announced today that it has opened a second Digital Transformation Center (DTC2) in the Houston area.

Oceaneering launches digital asset inspection system

Oceaneering International, Inc., has launched the Inform Inspect digital asset inspection system, which aims to streamline non-destructive testing (NDT) and inspection management.

Infrastructure Networks, Machfu partner to deliver data solutions to the oil field

Infrastructure Networks, Inc. and Machfu have announced that they have entered into a strategic partnership to help oil and gas companies improve the performance of their existing assets by easily connecting them to new cloud solutions.