Norwegian giant Statoil and Germany's Siemens have sealed a wide-ranging technology development co-operation deal.
Four of the best ‘brains’ in the industry challenged each other with a seemingly impossible task: to build an ultra-deepwater-equipped drillship with lower capital requirements, reduced operating costs, smaller crews, improved effeiciency, and impressive environmental credentials, while maintinaing most of the enhancements offered by larger designs. The result: the Noble Bully Drillship.
In an ever-changing cost environment, it is incumbent on the industry to address the challenges of marginal offshore fields. The Argus AZ-10 was designed to be the ideal, purpose-built solution for marginal field development in remote areas. Carl Aubrey, of Argus Subsea, explains.
Ensuring that employees and visitors to an oil, gas or petrochemical installation have ID information that cannot be compromised is more important than ever. But secure ID means a lot more than just showing a card or typing in a password, as Phil Desmond discovers.