OE Products: 2015 / October

 

DNV GL develops BOP retrieval decision tool

Oct 29, 2015

Retrieving an unreliable blowout preventer (BOP) is a necessary but expensive operation, costing upwards of US$1-2 million dollars. This cost can easily escalate in developing ultra deepwater regions such as Brazil, West Africa and Gulf of Mexico…

OPITO app makes waves in North Sea

Oct 26, 2015

Image: OPITO OPITO has introduced a mobile app designed to give North Sea offshore workforce access to their training and certification records anywhere at any time. In its first year…

Honeywell announces new UniSim utility

Oct 21, 2015

Honeywell Process Solutions (HPS) has announced an enhancement to its UniSim design and simulation software designed to help manufacturing facilities improve safety and reduce capital expenditures for both new and existing installations.  The new UniSim Design Blowdown Utility…

Flintstone releases new mooring system

Oct 20, 2015

Flintstone Technology has launched its latest product, the pull through mooring connector system, which provides a method of connection and disconnection for mooring lines to midwater buoys or floating facilities.  The pull through connector…

SEG15: CGG releases software updates

Oct 19, 2015

CGG GeoSoftware has announced new releases to its application suites: Jason 9.0, Hampson-Russell 10.0 and Insight Earth 3.0. Jason 9.0 has a new anisotropic inversion tool for analyzing anisotropy for effective well design and optimum production…

Wärtsilä 31 selected for new icebreaker

Oct 09, 2015

The recently introduced 4-stroke diesel engine, Wärtsilä 31, has been selected to power a new generation icebreaker currently under construction at the PJSC Vyborg Shipyard. The ship is being built on behalf of FSUE Atomflot, the enterprise of ROSATOM…

Impact Subsea releases latest measurement device

Oct 09, 2015

Following on from the successful launch of the ISA500, Aberdeenshire based Impact Subsea has released the ISA500-L. The ISA500-L is the lite version of the ISA500, providing a highly cost effective solution for underwater altitude and distance measurement applications…

Claxton develops SWAT extension module

Oct 07, 2015

Claxton developed an extension module for its suspended well abandonment tool (SWAT), enabling Claxton and Acteon sister company, Offshore Installation Services Ltd. (OIS), to set deeper environmental and intermediate barriers. The existing…

Sonardyne Fusion 6G technology installed in Angola

Oct 05, 2015

Total and its project partners have deployed the Sonardyne Fusion 6G technology offshore Angola at the Kaombo oil field.  Using the technology’s Wideband 2 digital signal architecture, common tasks such as template installation, touch-down…

Honeywell fiber to help secure Petrobras platforms

Oct 05, 2015

Honeywell's Spectra fiber will be used in ropes for new offshore oil and gas platforms for Petrobras, the company announced on 5 October. The high-performance fiber, also used extensively in body and vehicle armor, is being incorporated…

TDW replaces joints simultaneously in GOM

Oct 02, 2015

T.D. Williamson (TDW) was contracted by an operator in the Gulf of Mexico to replace two flexible joints connecting two steel catenary risers on a tension leg platform 120km (75mi) off the coast of Louisiana. TDW performed simultaneous…

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