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

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

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

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

First project with new subsea pile guiding frame

Successfully completed in Waimea field offshore Brazil

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

Production from US shale reserves forges ahead

Hydraulic fracturing is helping the US to exploit major shale reserves that will have a major effect on the country's energy balance. Sean Ottewell investigates



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