Category archives for: Research & Development

Malaysia: Another Gas Discovery from Bakong-1 for SapuraKencana

Malaysia: Another Gas Discovery from Bakong-1 for SapuraKencana

SapuraKencana Energy Sarawak Inc. has made another gas discovery from Bakong-1, the fifth and final well in its 2014 drilling campaign within the SK408 Production Sharing Contract (“PSC”) area, offshore Malaysia. Bakong-1 is a significant discovery with a gross gas column in excess of 600 metres in the primary target reservoir within the Late Miocene […]

Hawaiian Telcom Joins Submarine Cable Consortium Linking Southeast Asia and US

Hawaiian Telcom Joins Submarine Cable Consortium Linking Southeast Asia and US

Hawaiian Telcom Holdco, Inc., through its indirect wholly-owned subsidiary Hawaiian Telcom Services Company, Inc., has joined other international telecommunications companies to form the Southeast Asia – United States (SEA-US) consortium to build and operate a new trans-Pacific submarine cable system, connecting Indonesia, Philippines, Guam, Hawaii and California by the end of 2016. Internet traffic is […]

Coast Guard RDC Evaluates Arctic Operational Technology

Coast Guard RDC Evaluates Arctic Operational Technology

The Coast Guard Research and Development Center (RDC) leads a team of 52 scientists evaluating operational technologies in the Arctic aboard the Coast Guard Cutter Healy Aug. 8-30. The research focuses on improving boat operations, testing communications performance and reliability, enhancing navigational safety information availability and observing the movement of oil near the ice edge. […]

Senior Ministers Discuss Progress of MH370 Search

Senior Ministers Discuss Progress of MH370 Search

Senior Ministers from Australia, Malaysia and the People’s Republic of China met today to discuss progress in the search for MH370. Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister, the Honourable Warren Truss MP, chaired the meeting with the Malaysian Minister of Transport, Mr. Liow Tiong Lai and the Chinese Vice Minister of Transport, Mr He Jianzhong. Ministers acknowledged […]

PHOTO: Innovative Suction Bucket Jacket Foundation Hits Seabed Off Germany

PHOTO: Innovative Suction Bucket Jacket Foundation Hits Seabed Off Germany

Offshore wind foundations of the future face many challenges. Projects will be built further from shore, in deeper water, with the ability to be installed without exceeding strict regulatory requirements on underwater noise. The innovative design of the suction bucket jacket, developed by DONG Energy, has been tailor-made specifically to tackle these challenges. The suction […]

Derelict Fishing Traps Pose Threat to Marine Habitat, NOAA Study Shows

Derelict Fishing Traps Pose Threat to Marine Habitat, NOAA Study Shows

Thousands of fishing traps are lost or abandoned each year in U.S. waters and become what are known as derelict traps, which continue to catch fish, crabs, and other species such as turtles. These traps result in losses to habitat, fisheries, and the watermen who depend on the resources — losses that are largely preventable, […]

Bibby Offshore’s New Office in Norway to Boost Its International Presence

Bibby Offshore’s New Office in Norway to Boost Its International Presence

Bibby Offshore, a leading provider of subsea installation, inspection, repair and maintenance services to the offshore oil and gas industry, announces its continued international expansion with the opening of an office in Stavanger, Norway. The Norwegian office for Bibby Offshore will be headed by Arne Lier. Bibby Offshore has a leading subsea services position in […]

Jee Ltd Upgrades Online Training Platform

Jee Ltd Upgrades Online Training Platform

Jee Ltd, a leading independent multi-discipline subsea engineering and training firm, has upgraded its state-of-the-art online training site to enhance its online and blended learning offering to the oil, gas and renewables industries. Jenny Matthew, Head of Courses at Jee said: “The oil and gas industry is calling out for flexible training solutions that can […]

DNV GL Presents Interactive Arctic Risk Map

DNV GL Presents Interactive Arctic Risk Map

The world’s need for energy is driving interest in further industrial activity in the Arctic, yet the region’s conditions are highly variable depending on the type of activity, location and time of year. This creates a complex risk picture. DNV GL, the leading technical advisor to the oil & gas industry, has therefore developed an […]

GE Unveils New Deepwater Vertical Xmas Tree (Norway)

GE Unveils New Deepwater Vertical Xmas Tree (Norway)

When iconic innovator and GE founder, Thomas Edison, said “I find out what the world needs. Then I go ahead and try to invent it,” little did he realize that, many decades later, the business would continue to heed this philosophy. Today, GE Oil & Gas’ engineers and technologists remain firmly in agreement that, through […]







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