BP and Partners Sanction $6-Billion Platform for Giant Deepwater ACG Field in Caspian
BP and partners have sanctioned the Azeri Central East project, the next stage of development of the giant Azeri-Chirag-Deepwater Gunashli oilfield complex in the Azerbaijan sector of the Caspian Sea.
05 April 2019
05 April 2019
ConocoPhillips to Exit UK E&P Business in $2.7-Billion Sale
With the purchase, the growing, privately-held Chrysaor Holdings will expand its UK North Sea production to 185,000 BOE/D.
People, Processes, and Technologies: Companies Circle the Wagons for Cybersecurity
Cyberattacks on energy infrastructure have become a headline affair in recent years, and the costs of not addressing the threats they pose can be catastrophic. What are the responses, and how does the convergence of IT and OT help close the security gaps?
Joint Venture To Build Takeaway Capacity in the Permian
The pipeline system will have the initial capacity to deliver 150,000 B/D of crude oil to multiple delivery points, accessing local refineries and connecting to several downstream pipelines.
Cyberhawk Signs Deal To Inspect Flares With Drones
During the last decade, the use of drones for industrial asset inspections has grown significantly. The ability to inspect in-service flares can eliminate millions of dollars of operational expenditure and mitigate safety risks presented by traditional access methods.
Camber Energy Eyes Acquisition of Pipeline Service and Construction Company
The independent oil and gas company is aiming to build shareholder value through a change in business focus to midstream with this step into pipeline service and construction.
Water Midstream Sector Positioned To Handle Rising Permian Volumes
A growing sector of water midstream companies is in the Permian Basin looking to take advantage of a business opportunity borne out of rising produced water volumes. Billion-dollar valuations for these companies in the near future could become a reality.
CONTRACTS AND AWARDS
SOFEC Delivers Mooring System for Petronas PFLNG Satu
18 Apr 2019
SOFEC, part of the MODEC group, has completed the engineering, supply, and delivery of mooring syste ...
TechnipFMC Nabs Subsea Deal for Total's Lapa Pre-Salt Field
09 Apr 2019
TechnipFMC received a “significant” contract from Total for the deepwater Lapa field, located in the ...
TECHNICAL PAPER SYNOPSES
Gerald Verbeek, Verbeek Management Services, has served as the Oil and Gas Facilities’ technical paper editor since 2013. Featured are synopses of his selection of papers on water treatment in the oil and gas industry.
Case Studies in Produced Water Treatment
Three papers selected from 2018 SPE ATCE look at the challenges and approaches to the treatment of increasing volumes of produced water.
Smart-Fluid-Processing System Reduces Footprint, Improves Separation Efficiency
Reducing a separation system’s footprint while increasing separation efficiency is demonstrated in an Oklahoma field trial.
Testing of Two-Stage Biofiltration Unit for Mitigation of VOC Emissions
Volatile organic compounds (VOCs) present in crude oil can be released to the atmosphere from storage tanks, waste waters, and equipment leaks. A pilot-scale sequential biotrickling/biofiltration unit was designed and tested for removal of VOCs from a wastewater sump.
Fit-for-Purpose Water Treatment in Permian Shale
Sourcing water for hydraulic fracturing, and disposing of produced water, are constraints and significant cost items in the Permian Basin. Some of the produced water can be treated and reused by using a water life cycle approach..
SAVVY SEPARATOR SERIES
The Savvy Separator: Lessons for Installation of Separator Internals
Process design of separation internals is just one step in improving the vessel performance. Just as important are the support design and installation steps. These lessons learned help to guide good off- and on-site planning to minimize separator turnaround.
Savvy Separator: 5 Lessons To Simplify Separator Troubleshooting
Troubleshooting and solving separation problems takes a combination of analytical tools, experience, and a knack for investigation. These 5 lessons provide a starting point for assessment.
PROJECT AND MARKET TRENDS
Successful D&A Means Seeing the Unseen
Decommissioning and abandonment comes with its share of unexpected surprises, but many of those surprises could be avoided merely through better planning and care.
ON THE MOVE
16 April 2019
Siemens Oil & Gas appointed Arja Talakar CEO, effective 1 April. Prior to taking this new role, .......Read More
15 April 2019
Rever Offshore, an Aberdeen-based subsea services provider to the oil and gas industry, appointed Bo.......Read More
10 April 2019
Archer, an oilfield services company, announced the resignation of CEO John Lechner. Lechner, who ha.......Read More
10 April 2019
Nabil Abou-Rahme has been named chief research officer for the Bentley Institute’s Digital Advanceme.......Read More
09 April 2019
Expro promoted Keith Palmer to executive vice president–product lines. He will be responsible for pr.......Read More
29 March 2019
Bechtel has appointed Sir James Dutton, a former UK governor of Gibraltar and retired officer in the.......Read More
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Will LNG Drive Asia’s Sustainable Future?
Coal remains the biggest challenge to LNG in Asia.
Shell Departs Gazprom-Led Baltic LNG Project
The move comes weeks after Gazprom announced a final development concept for the project. Other projects Shell is developing with Gazprom, including the Sakhalin 2 export facility, will not be impacted by the decision.
AkerBP’s Valhall Flank West Development Progresses
Watch Valhall Flank West topsides move outside at the Kvaerner Verdal yard.
UPCOMING EVENTS / WEBINARS