Attend the leading event for oil sands professionals

Attend the leading event for oil sands professionals

Posted by Andrea Marston April 23, 2014


Oil Sands Trade Show & Conference is held September 9 & 10 in the heart of the Canadian oil sands, Fort McMurray, Alberta. No other event that gives you access to the oil sands marketplace like this business gateway to the oil sands community. The exhibition showcases the latest technology, products and service at work in the sector. A comprehensive conference program explores current issues impacting the sector, project updates and industry forecasts. Plus, popular networking events allow you to… More

Baker Hughes, Aker join forces subsea

Baker Hughes, Aker join forces subsea

Posted by Aaron Kerr April 22, 2014


Norway’s Aker Solutions and US services giant Baker Hughes have agreed to form a subsea production technology alliance. The Olso- and Houston-based duo said the non-incorporated alliance would seek to “develop technology for production solutions that will boost output, increase recovery rates and reduce costs for subsea fields”. Baker Hughes chief executive Martin Craighead said that the tie-up would aim to “identify and integrate the most effective combinations of in-well and subsea technologies, enabling greater production rates – efficiently and… More

Via - Upstream

Talisman ‘stalls’ on Yme concept

Talisman ‘stalls’ on Yme concept

Posted by Aaron Kerr April 16, 2014


Talisman Energy has reportedly delayed a new concept decision on the Yme field off Norway – and has not ruled out that the problematic project could be shelved altogether. The Canadian operator and contractor SBM Offshore last year decided to scrap the North Sea field’s newbuild mobile offshore production unit (Mopu) before it had even started operation due to a litany of costly technical issues, with the platform due to be removed next summer. Both parties have already been forced… More

Via - Upstream

Shale boosts US reserves to 36-year high

Shale boosts US reserves to 36-year high

Posted by Andrea Marston April 10, 2014


Proven US oil reserves jumped in 2012 to the highest level since 1976, boosted by shale plays in Texas and North Dakota, while gas reserves fell for the first time in a decade due to low prices, the Energy Information Administration said on Thursday. Proven oil and condensate reserves jumped 15.4% in 2012 to 33 billion barrels, Reuters reported. Companies booked 5.4 billion barrels of new reserves through discoveries, the EIA said. Various revisions and adjustments added another 1.5 billion… More

Via - Upstream

Petronas launches hull for FLNG vessel

Petronas launches hull for FLNG vessel

Posted by Aaron Kerr April 9, 2014


Malaysia’s state-run Petronas has launched the hull for what it claims will be the world’s first floating liquefied natural gas facility. Petronas launched the hull of its PFLNG-1 vessel at Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering’s shipyard in Okpo, South Korea, on 5 April. The 365-metre-long hull hit the water less than 10 months since the cutting of the first steel on the floater in June last year and Petronas said it was on track to be completed by the fourth… More

Via - Upstream

Our Community

Photos from our Events