Commentary, 4/3 2013Apr 19, 2013
Technology is one of the best things about the annual OTC in Houston. Of course, the T is for technology, yet the scope of the event and the overwhelming amount of technology represented can make your head spin.
Editor, 4/3 2013Apr 19, 2013
It’s spring again. And that means one thing around here – getting ready for the Offshore Technology Conference in Houston in May.
The Oil and Gas Sector Continues its Upward TrajectoryApr 19, 2013
As OTC 2013 begins, the global oil and gas industry continues to face ever more complex exploration and production challenges to access reserves. The project landscape is coming to be defined by a path of innovation-led progress driven by operators, contractors and the supply chain, whose influence continues to shape the future of project activity across the world.
Favoured Supplier – Deepwater Expertise for Grouting and Life ExtensionApr 19, 2013
FoundOcean has nearly 50 years’ experience of subsea grouting for global oil and gas and offshore renewables construction companies. The company specialises in structural grouting for new installations, but also possess a wealth of skills for inspecting, repairing, and maintaining (IRM) offshore assets including pipelines, platform and turbine foundations, and caissons.
World First for Technip and Total with Electrically Trace Heated Pipe-in-Pipe TechnologyApr 19, 2013
Technip specialises in delivering challenging projects in difficult conditions, and its work on Total’s Islay Project is a perfect example of the kind of innovation required in today’s E&P and subsea service delivery market.
Profile: Kjell Pedersen – The Difference-MakerApr 19, 2013
We meet Petoro chief executive Kjell Pedersen in a spartan office atop an upscale downtown-Oslo shopping mall. He opens the security doors without escort, and his smooth “Hello” augers well for a one-on-one meeting. Interest is high: Pedersen leads a select staff of 70 that delivers over 100 billion kroner a year into the state budget.