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Kongsberg Digital launches new digital twin technology for unmanned production facilities

Kongsberg Digital launches their new digital twin at ONS 2018 in Stavanger, Norway, after a successful feasibility study with Equinor.

Siemens to feature electrification, automation and digitalization solutions at ONS 2018

As companies come together to discuss innovation and how to redefine themselves in this digital environment, Siemens will focus on Topsides 4.0, cybersecurity, subsea power, and energy storage solutions at the upcoming Offshore Northern Seas (ONS) trade fair, August 27-30 in Stavanger, Norway, Booth #2550.

Cubility delivers the latest innovation in solids control

The MudCube, a compact, lightweight solids control system from Norwegian company Cubility, eliminates the traditional process of shaking fluids and solids through a patented vacuum-based, rotating screen filtration system.

Fracing robots in the works as oil field is digitized

Rack up one more thing robots can be used for: Fracing for oil.

Halliburton automates hydraulic fracturing with first-of-its-kind service

Halliburton Company today unveiled Prodigi AB Service, a first-of-its-kind offering that introduces automation to hydraulic fracturing. By automating the breakdown process of a fracturing treatment, Prodigi AB Service helps deliver better well performance.

Trelleborg launches new rotary seal for HP applications

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has announced the launch of a new polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) based O-Ring energized single-acting rotary seal, the Turcon Roto Glyd Ring DXL.

Wood launches new phase of subsea integrity management industry network

Wood has further extended the SURF IM Network, which aims to share experience and lessons learned from subsea integrity and reliability issues and is supported by 10 major global operators: BP, Chevron, ExxonMobil, Hess, Husky, Petronas, Shell, Suncor, Total and Woodside.

Trelleborg launches custom elastomer-to-metal wellhead sealing solution

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions has announced the launch of a new metal end cap seal specifically engineered for HPHT wellhead tubing and casing hanger sealing environments, which combines the pressure and extrusion resistance of a metal-to-metal bonded component with the flexibility of an elastomer.

Precise prediction of hydrocarbon burn efficiency is now possible

Andy Cuthbert, Boots & Coots—A Halliburton Service

From the early days of dynamite to advanced well control systems, significant advances have been made in fire suppression and blow out prevention in the oil and gas industry.

Fugro's new bathymetric lidar system improves nearshore, coastal mapping capabilities

Fugro is introducing a new bathymetric lidar system that delivers industry-leading depth penetration and point densities for nearshore and coastal mapping.

Fourth-generation drill pipe connection enhances land drilling, reduces pipe maintenance

Guillaume Plessis, Andrei Muradov, Dan Morgan, Stephen Forrester, National Oilwell Varco; Jeremy Dugas, Brennan White, Quail Tools

A two-year R&D drilling program addresses a new onshore paradigm, enhances performance and improves economics.

Energy Web Atlas launches World Pipeline dataset

Gulf Energy Information, a leading provider of market intelligence and technical information for the international energy industry, announced Tuesday the introduction of the World Pipeline layer to the Energy Web Atlas (EWA).

Hexion announces new proppant flowback control additive

Hexion has launched PropShield, a new proppant flowback control additive optimized for shale plays.

Downhole tools and technologies driving performance improvements in the Permian

The Permian Basin continues to be a hotbed of drilling activity, bolstering North American output to record levels.

Shell Brazil invests in solution for inspecting FPSO tanks

Aberdeen-based inspection technology and service provider for the oil and gas industry, Innospection, Shell Brazil and SENAI CIMATEC technology institute in Salvador, Brazil, have recently signed a partnership agreement to develop a robot-based technology for in-service inspection of cargo oil tanks of FPSOs.

IWCF launches free training initiative to cut human error in oil and gas incidents

A new training initiative to help prevent oil and gas incidents by focusing on human behaviors has been launched free to industry by the International Well Control Forum (IWCF).

Weatherford releases new long-stroke pumping unit

Weatherford International plc announced the commercial release of a new Rotaflex long-stroke pumping unit that improves artificial-lift efficiency in challenging applications including deep, high-volume and high gas-to-liquids wells.

Nanotera launches plant based surfactants for the oil industry

Nanotera has introduced plant-based solutions to replace chemical and hazardous products in the oil and gas industry.

Companies in the news

Michele Cowart, World Oil

Akofs Offshore has been awarded a contract for light well intervention services, using its 156-m vessel, Akofs Seafarer, for all Equinor-operated licenses, in the period 2020 to 2025.

Protecting offshore assets from the risks posed by vessels

Aaron Kline, Oceaneering International, Inc.

Mitigating risks offshore has been a contentious subject in the oil and gas industry. Until know, there were limited approaches to safe-guarding people and vessels. Today, there are new, comprehensive approaches to monitoring and communicating risk.