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CGG sells its GeoSoftware business to Topicus.com and Vela Software

CGG S.A. and Topicus.com Inc. announced that CGG has entered into an agreement with Topicus and Vela Software, for the sale of CGG’s GeoSoftware business. The closing of this transaction remains subject to mutually agreed closing conditions.

Transform complexity into a competitive advantage

Improve your information availability and lower operational risks in the energy & utilities industry with Siemens Digital Lifecycle Excellence.

Neptune Energy taps TCS to drive cloud-native data and analytics goals

Tata Consultancy Services has helped Neptune Energy successfully build a cloud-native data and analytics platform, embrace automation to transform its IT operations and accelerate its cloud transformation journey.

Halliburton launches low cost, direct fracture monitoring service

Halliburton Company introduced ExpressFiber, a single-use fiber optic cable that offers accurate, direct subsurface measurements, including cross-well communication, at a price point that enables fracture monitoring on every well pad.

Corva and NexTier partner to improve ESG and innovation delivery via remote completions management

By leveraging the combined strengths of their digital oilfield solutions, the partnership provides a single, unified solution to accelerate innovation and optimize every completions operation.

Data driven analytics identify drilling sites close to existing infrastructure

Eirik Larsen, Earth Science Analytics

A collaborative cloud environment brings new insights to old concepts, captures expertise, and increases agility of data interpretation. The process can identify missed pay opportunities and trigger new exploration activity in mature areas.

A progressive approach: Why the Permian basin tells us all we need to know about methane emissions management

Ben Linke, Baker Hughes

Permian basin oil and gas companies are taking action and driving change—adopting technologies that not only reduce fuel and operational costs, but that also help reduce emissions and protect the planet.

Reveal Energy Services enhances ORCHID with distributed acoustic sensing interpretation tools

The platform now enables operators to integrate DAS data with offset pressure, microseismic, tracers, logs, and geologic information for a 360-degree interpretation of the physics driving well, pad, and unit development performance.

Halliburton and Nabors Drilling digitally link well planning with rig operations

Halliburton and Nabors Drilling are working to connect digital well planning from Well Construction 4.0 with onsite execution using the Nabors’ SmartRig system, helping customers increase efficiencies, access well elements and real-time information.

Petrofac demonstrates value of digital modifications execution in industry first

Petrofac has collaborated with asset management specialist James Fisher Asset Information Services to eliminate the need for offshore surveys ahead of modification scopes, reducing time and cost.

Biden to issue new cybersecurity rules for energy infrastructure after April hack

The Biden administration is poised to issue new cybersecurity regulations for pipelines and liquefied natural gas facilities in the aftermath of the April hack that temporarily paralyzed the nation’s biggest liquid fuel conduit.

DNOW Launches updated online procurement system

The new shop.dnow.com site personalizes the shopping experience with advanced search capabilities, simplified checkout and approval hierarchies to make procurement management simple.

Vard Electro to deliver first multi-mode battery technology vessel for Canadian oil and gas

Vard Electro has been awarded a contract for an innovative hybrid battery power system with Atlantic Towing to be integrated on their vessel Atlantic Shrike. Atlantic Towing is the first company to implement this multiple mode application of battery technologies on a single vessel in the Canadian offshore oil and gas industry.

ABB’s new digital solution helps optimize ship performance across fleets

ABB’s new online platform Ability Marine Fleet Intelligence – Advisory combines the power of cloud-based analytics and reporting with user-friendly visualizations to help shipowners, managers and charterers optimize ship performance fleet-wide.

AVEVA and RIB announce strategic partnership to enhance AVEVA Project Execution offerings for process and plant industries

Together with RIB, AVEVA will connect project teams and allow them to collaborate more effectively by bringing together the engineering, procurement and construction functions to deliver a true design to delivery solution.

Equinor brings pioneering Martin Linge oil and gas field online

The Martin Linge field is powered from shore, resulting in low CO2 emissions, and operated from its onshore control room. Expected recoverable resources are approximately 260 million barrels of oil equivalent.

AVEVA and Wood launch new industrial solution to accelerate digital transformation

The new Connected Build solution optimizes project efficiency and improves sustainability outcomes for capital projects across the power, energy, chemicals and mining industries.

Schlumberger and IBM announce hybrid cloud enterprise data management solution for the energy sector

The solution will provide energy operators with full interoperability, making their data accessible by any application within their E&P environment through the OSDU common data standard to enable easy sharing of information between teams.

Optimizing well performance with advanced flowback equipment and automated drawdown management

Adam Swartley, Revo Testing Technologies

New analysis tools and improved technology enable operators to tailor an initial drawdown strategy for every well in real time, leading to improvements in short- and long-term production.

Closed loop production optimization: One step closer to autonomy

Bob Okuijsen, Siemens Energy

Historically, operators have employed piecemeal strategies to optimize components of the production value chain. However, achieving autonomous operations will require a holistic approach, integrating traditionally disparate data sources to create a single digital twin that can be delivered with relatively small up-front investment.