World’s first in-riser system with SIL 2 certification

Posted on 24 May 2010 in OTC

The Schlumberger SenTURIAN* subsea landing string electrohydraulic operating system is an innovative, shorter modular system that allows safe…

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New automated system for monitoring flexible riser integrity

Posted on 21 May 2010 in OTC

Schlumberger and TOTAL jointly developed the subC-racs* riser annulus condition surveillance for monitoring of flexible riser integrity to assess…

Aker’s versatile modular top drive can be repaired quickly

Posted on 21 May 2010 in OTC

Aker Solutions says its MH MDDM 1000™ top drive drilling system is the first true modular derrick drilling machine (MDDM) that meets 6th generation…

Derricks & Diamonds Charity Softball Tournament Raises over $200,000

Posted on 13 May 2010 in OTC

On May 1st and 2nd, 50 softball teams from companies throughout the oil and gas industry participated in the 2010 Derricks & Diamonds Charity Softball Tournament at…

Top tension riser systems developed for ATP’s Telemark Hub

Posted on 11 May 2010 in News, OTC

ATP Oil and Gas’ Telemark Hub in the Gulf of Mexico is being developed with a new deep draft floating production system, a triangular design with…

OTC panel: Surface BOPs can extend rig’s water-depth capability

Posted on 11 May 2010 in News, OTC

Surface BOP (SBOP) isn’t exactly a new technology; it’s been standard practice on jackups for decades. However, for floating rigs, the SBOP has been…

Statoil focuses on future subsea processing opportunities

Posted on 11 May 2010 in News, OTC

Subsea processing involves combinations of fluid conditioning and pressure boosting of well stream fluids and water at the seabed…

Deepwater Horizon Memorial Fund established

Posted on 07 May 2010 in News, OTC

The Deepwater Horizon Memorial Fund has been established to assist the families as they work through this difficult time.

Care, partnership, resilience, tenacity: driving ‘impossible’ frontier projects forward

Posted on 07 May 2010 in News, OTC

Taking a break from the usual technical tone of the Offshore Technology Conference, John Hollowell, vice president…

OTC 2010 keynote: Believing in the ‘impossible’ key to moving onto new frontiers

Posted on 07 May 2010 in News, OTC

At the 2010 Offshore Technology Conference Awards Luncheon on 4 May, Hugh Elkins was honored with the…

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