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Exploration & Production Featured Stories:

    • SEAEXPLORER: Autonomous Underwater Sensing Platform

      by Tina Olivero

      The SEAEXPLORER underwater glider is an autonomous sensing platform with very high endurance for both coastal and offshore marine environments: the glider is driven by buoyancy changes (no propeller) for low energy consumption and weeks to months of autonomous missions without the need for a surface vessel. The SEAEXPLORER is an effective profiling tool for […]

    • Titanic Survey Expedition Begins

      by Tina Olivero

      The Havila Harmony, a DP2, 93 meter long, multi-purpose support vessel, operated by Reach SubSea, will serve as the topside support vessel for citizen explorers, researchers, content experts, and crew throughout the 2019 Titanic Survey Expedition. The monumental survey led by OceanGate Expeditions, is a rare opportunity that combines exploration travel with scientific research to […]

    • Houston downpour turns into OTC twist of fate

      by Tina Olivero

      Sitting in Houston’s 5:00 pm traffic in a torrential downpour, through the bus window I noticed a man carrying a piece of cardboard to cover himself. His goal seemed to be to find temporary shelter from the furious rainstorm under the manic Houston highway system. My heart melted as I wondered who he was. Who was his family? Did he have […]

    • ABB: THE NEW UNDERWATER WORLD

      by Tina Olivero

      People who aren’t courageous enough to change the future, should not interrupt those who are doing it. This is certainly true when it comes to the oil and gas industry that is creating a sustainable energy future and serving world energy demand. We live in a knowledge-based economy; A place where innovation and digitalization are […]

    • BHP: Rig Required To Drill Orphan Basin

      by Tina Olivero

      BHP Petroleum (New Ventures) Corporation (BHP) plans to undertake a drilling program in the Orphan Basin Region, offshore eastern Newfoundland and Labrador (Exploration licenses EL1157 and EL1158). It is anticipated that the initial campaign will consist of two wells, approximately twelve months apart. Subject to regulatory approval, drilling activity is anticipated to begin between July […]

    • SEE YOU AT OTC, HOUSTON – Booth 731

      by Tina Olivero

      Offshore Technology Conference 2019 is going to be amazing. The purpose of the Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) showcases leading-edge technology for offshore drilling, exploration, production, and environmental protection. OTC is the world’s foremost event for the development of offshore resources. The conference, this year celebrating its Golden Anniversary, attracts attendees and exhibiting companies from around […]

    • GEOLOG: H2S mapping in reservoirs

      by Tina Olivero

      Geolog helps clients make quantified, informed, substantial improvements in their drilling efficiency, hydrocarbon detection and reservoir characterization. To constantly build a leading edge service company that attracts, develops and retains exceptional people. To respect and improve the highest safety and environmental standards whilst actively participating in the development and know-how of the countries in which […]

    • TINA OLIVERO: Petroleum is the bridge to new energy

      by Tina Olivero

      The consideration of oil and gas as a valuable commodity has many angles of debate. Some believe oil and gas will be the primary source of energy for another 50 years and nothing will be more effective at meeting world oil demand. Others believe we should eliminate oil and gas for other cleaner sustainable fuel […]

    • THE DRILLING RACE IS ON: Will we find oil?

      by Tina Olivero

      One major discovery, that’s all it will take to set Newfoundland Offshore on fire!  According to the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency, there are six drilling project summaries submitted by five operators offshore Newfoundland.  That translates a possible 80 + proposed drilling programs for the lucrative region. Drilling exploration will take place in the Orphan Basin […]

    • Large Diameter Flex-Hone Optimizes Performance

      by Tina Olivero

      Brush Research Manufacturing (BRM) has a long history of solving difficult finishing problems with brushing technology. As a full line manufacturer of honing tools, abrasive nylon brushes, deburring brushes, automotive brushes, power brushes, twisted-in-wire brushes and the Flex-Hone® Tool, they stand ready to assist clients in finding the best solution for finishing needs. BRM can […]

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