offshore technology

E&P Magazine - May 2019

The May edition of E&P is our special "2019 Offshore Technology Yearbook" issue. Chapters include an overview, key players, drilling technology, production technology, ROV systems, case studies and a production forecast.

As I See It

Simplicity Is Key

Offshore appears to be back in fashion as companies adopt a simpler approach to developing its resources.

Executive Q&A

Ready For The Recovery

By harnessing the power of data, digital and more, oilfield service provider NOV is transforming its approach to tackling the industry’s toughest challenges.

Industry Pulse

Understanding The Loop Current

A long-term study analyzes a Gulf of Mexico phenomenon and its impact on the industry.

Market Intelligence

Awaiting A Clear 2019 Outlook

Commodity prices cloud the 2019 oilfield services outlook.

Drilling Technologies

Center Set To Deliver Advanced Drilling Tech

A new research and manufacturing facility dedicated to the improvement of drilling motors opens in Oklahoma.

Completions and Production

Offshore Faces Its ‘Prove It’ Moment

Operators know they need large projects at lower costs.


Advanced Flowmetering

Two separate but overlapping flow ranges produced within a single metering device provide enhanced turndown ratios.

Americas And Middle East Put Offshore Back On The Map

Offshore investment activity will see a gradual recovery next year with capex estimated to reach almost $180 billion in 2025.

Back To Deep Water

Activity in the Gulf of Mexico is increasing as new players, technology and tiebacks deliver change.

Composites Gain Ground

Composite solutions are delivering rapid, reliable riser repairs.

Evolving ROVs

Upgrades to work class and observation class ROVs propel sector forward.

Key Players: Offshore Operators Foresee Vast Potential

These 25 offshore key players are increasing production and efficiencies.

Mexico Finding Its Place In Offshore Landscape

The massive Zama project is leading recent shallow-water discoveries.

Middle East Offshore Market Treads Recovery Path

International project agreements promise bright outlook for Middle East offshore operators.

New Generation Of Offshore Drilling Tools Targets Safety, Wellbore Conditions

By focusing on automation and artificial intelligence, equipment manufacturers are lowering costs and keeping personnel safe.

Platforms Enter A New Cycle

Both the fixed platform and floating production markets are picking up again after serious efforts by operators and contractors to cut costs.

Subsea Sector Recovery Underway

An increase in field development sanctions and subsea tiebacks as well as better project economics are helping bring the subsea sector back to life.

Tech Watch

Life Extension through Predictive Maintenance

A North Sea major looks to transform late-life asset operations with digital twins.

Tech Trends

Tech Trends

Check out the latest technologies and services offered for the upstream oil and gas industry.

Activity Highlights

Gulf of Mexico Highlights

Check out the latest E&P highlights in the GoM. 

Offshore International Highlights

Check out the latest offshore E&P highlights from around the world. 

On The Move

On The Move

Check out the latest appointments, new hires, promotions and more.

Last Word

Journey Toward Autonomous Operations

Digital technology has significantly optimized operations in oil and gas, from automated processes for plant startup through to simulators, remote operations, predictive maintenance and robotic inspection.

MEA Innovations

2019 Special Meritorious Awards for Engineering Innovation

An expert panel of judges has selected the top 18 industry projects that open new and better avenues to the complicated process of fi nding and producing hydrocarbons around the world.