More than a dozen companies were awarded with the Spotlight on New Technology Award at this year’s Golden Anniversary edition of the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) in Houston.
Jessica Morales visited with just some of the recipients prior to this OTC 2019. They explain their innovative technology and benefits, in their own words. These technologies include intelligent pigging, RFID completion systems, well testing, subsea flowmeters and more.
Here’s an inside view of these award-winning technologies that promise to reshape the exploration and production of offshore wells.
The list of winners includes:
- AF Global
- Baker Hughes, a GE Company
- OneSubsea, a Schlumberger Company
- Stress Engineering Services Inc.
The U.S. oil and gas rig count, an early indicator of future output, fell by 17 to an all-time low of 301 in the week to May 29, according to data from energy services firm Baker Hughes Co. going back to 1940.
Exxon Mobil’s latest find offshore Guyana and three extended-reach, horizontal producers completed by Gulfport Energy from a Grady County pad in Oklahoma top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.
Aker BP will be the first user of the new technology Optime Subsea has developed that removes umbilical controlled tubing hanger operations, the company said on May 29.