Asset Integrity

Well cement tech enhanced; Crude dents majors’ profits; Arctic ship dodges NGO hold-up

Jul 31, 2015

A selection of news from the last fortnight.

‘Box-ticking’ GoM is 20 years behind Europe in risk-based structural integrity: Hess

Jul 2, 2015

Structural Integrity Management approaches in the Gulf of Mexico lag 20 years behind the North Sea, but the move off the shelf and into deeper water, plus the growing need to extend...

Coiled Tubing, Nanotech to lower well-intervention costs as operators focus on life-extensions

Jun 2, 2015

The increasing use of Coiled Tubing and nanotechnology is set to lower future well-intervention costs as operators implement life-extensions strategies in response to low oil prices...

Experts to give exclusive industry insights at Well Integrity Conference

May 21, 2015

Spaces are filling fast and time is running out for you to book your places at the 2nd Annual Well Integrity and Lifecycle Management Conference on June 16 and 17 in Houston, Texas.

5 Key Ways Digital Oilfield Technology is Crucial to Recovery

May 15, 2015

Oil and gas operators like Hess, ConocoPhillips and Anadarko are increasingly turning to digital oilfield technology as being the key to weathering the current oil price environment...

Lifecycle management shake-up expected at Well Integrity Conference in Houston

Apr 29, 2015

Industry experts at the 2nd Annual Well Integrity and Lifecycle Management Conference in Houston, Texas, USA on June 16 and 17 will provide invaluable insights into the critical...

Attending OTC? - Required Reading for Structural Engineers Only

Apr 29, 2015

Do you get sick of hearing the offshore industry buzz words, like asset integrity, over and over again? Like many of us, offshore structural engineers are regularly caught up in buzz...

Cheap oil triggers supplier price war in the North Sea

Mar 20, 2015

The fall in exploration work frees resources to increase efficiency, especially for well optimization - but it can strain relations between operators and suppliers. For example, Helix...

Probation and $3m fine for firm that polluted the Gulf for two years

Mar 6, 2015

An oil company that saved $1.55 million by allowing contaminated water to flow into the Gulf of Mexico from its platform’s leaky pipes and overflowing discharge wells has just been...

How integrated contractors are feeling the pinch

Feb 19, 2015

Oilfield services firms long for a return to the good old days, but some admit that the dysfunctional escalation of the cost base actually wasn't all that good for the industry.


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