Load pins for critical load measurements

Steve Hewitt looks at the uses of load measuring pins with the oil industry

Leg mating units reducing cost of installing offshore platforms

The world depends for much of its energy supply on oil and gas extracted from beneath the seabed. New technology for installing production platforms offshore provides a welcome reduction in costs

Environmental guidance for decommissioning platform

CNRI turns to BMT for decommissioning support for Murchison and Ninian Northern fields in the northern North Sea

ExxonMobil strikes Arctic exploration deal with Rosneft

US supermajor ExxonMobil and state-run Russian oil firm Rosneft have announced a major new strategic alliance. Energy analyst Andrew Neff reports

Contract to handle and dispose of damaged subsea structures and equipment

Gryphon field operator Maersk Oil has awarded TWMA to recycle storm damaged plant

Subsea drill field testing 'a success'

Four week sea trials took place outside of Vancouver, Canada, in water depths up to 250 metres

Crane achieves record-breaking lifts at an oil refinery

AL.SK190 heavy lifting machine completes two stage project that involves lifting 1338t at 54 metres outreach

VIDEO: Petrobras P-57 super platform comes on stream

WEG supplied P-57 included medium voltage panels, low voltage panels, motor control centres) and medium and low voltage dry-type transformers

ATEX standard passenger transit vehicle for oil and gas industry

Will be operated by Agip ENI for transporting work crews between facilities on the man-made offshore island

High voltage dynamic subsea power cables for reliability

Increasing deployment of floating production systems has led to a rise in the performance demands on these power cables. Darren Patel reports

Discoveries boost well resource estimates

Oil and gas exploration companies are having success with new wells ... which is good news for their associated suppliers. Eugene McCarthy reports

17m super fly jib

Increases the lifting height and outreach of crane by 50 per cent

Visualisation and analysis of pore networks and fluid flow in porous rocks

Special rock core investigations are carried out to understand complex petrophysical processes

Cathodic protection of metallic structures

Durability of metallic structures exposed to natural seawater is often linked to the efficiency of protective systems which consist mainly of cathodic protection

Electronic locks go wireless

Ivan Aramayo outlines the benefits of a wireless online platform to manage electronic locks in work camps

Oman: the last frontier of enhanced oil recovery

Vinod Shah reports on the challenges (now and in the future) facing the oil and gas industry regions around the world showing growth in production and highlights technology innovations to improve/support production and safety

Strain gauges for critical measurements

Steve Hewitt assess measuring strain, stress, load, pressure and torque by using strain gauges

Responsible chemical development is required for fracture application

Jonathan J Wylde on a chemical additive used in hydraulic fracturing

Meeting insulation requirements: 'on demand'

As energy costs drive up the demand for insulation, automated profiling systems give insulation fabricators the ability to deliver customised pipeline and equipment coverings on a just-in-time basis. Ed Sullivan reports



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