Fugro Performs First Fully Remote Platform Inspection on UKCS

Fugro has delivered the first fully remote inspection of an oil and gas platform in U.K. waters, 250 km east of Scotland, using a ROV and Fugro’s state-of-the art remote operations center (ROC) in Aberdeen, the company said on Aug. 4.

August 4, 2020


Forum Develops Remote Piloting Capability for ROVs

Forum Energy Technologies revealed it has developed and demonstrated the ability to remotely operate workclass and observation class (Perry and Sub-Atlantic) ROV systems between an offshore vessel and a remote location on Aug. 3.

August 3, 2020

People , Flowlines

Airborne Oil & Gas Appoints William de la Motte as CFO

Airborne Oil & Gas, a leading manufacturer of thermoplastic composite pipe (TCP), said Aug. 3 it has promoted William de la Motte to CFO following his six months as interim finance director.

August 3, 2020


Weatherford Remotely Installs Liner Hanger Offshore Russia Amid COVID-19

Remote training and monitoring procedures enabled the successful installation of the liner hanger system, cementing products and tubular running services.

July 30, 2020

Business , Subsea

JDR Begins Construction of New Houston Headquarters

JDR, the global subsea cable supplier and servicer owned by the TFKable Group, said July 29 it has begun construction of a new U.S. headquarters in Tomball, Texas, a part of the Houston metropolitan area.

July 30, 2020

Digital Oilfield , ROVs

E&P Tech Watch: Bringing the Seabed to the Design Desk

A simulation system provides design engineers with a realistic insight into what an ROV can and cannot do to improve the design of subsea systems.

July 30, 2020


Exxon Mobil Awards Aker Solutions Brownfield Work Offshore Canada

Aker Solutions has secured a five-year contract extension from Exxon Mobil Canada Properties on July 28 for the provision of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for the Hebron platform, offshore Newfoundland.

July 29, 2020

Exploration & Production , Subsea

PATH FORWARD: Offshore Market Outlook from Baker Hughes’ Neil Saunders

Neil Saunders, executive vice president of oilfield equipment at Baker Hughes, provides a look at the company’s Subsea Connect strategy plus what he sees as the biggest challenge facing the offshore oil and gas industry.

July 29, 2020

Subsea , Seismic

TGS Completes East Coast Canada Facies Map Browser, Play Fairway Analysis

TGS, a leading provider of multiclient geoscience data for E&P companies, said July 28 it has completed the East Coast Canada Facies Map Browser and Play Fairway Analysis (ECC FMB & PFA).

July 28, 2020

Methane , Emissions , Drilling , Digital Oilfield , ROVs

E&P Tech Trends: Reducing Idle Rig Time; Enhanced Swellable Sealing; More

Check out the latest products and services for the upstream oil and gas industry including a new wellhead system that allows an offshore rig to stay on location in severe weather conditions, saving idle rig time costs.

July 27, 2020