OE Products: 2013 / July

 

OIS launches Wellintel service for decommissioning

Jul 30, 2013

Offshore Installation Services Ltd (OIS), an Acteon company, launched a new service designed to help operators fulfill their suspended well decommissioning plans. Wellintel is a well data collection and review service that gathers and prepares…

Kymera bit produces ROP gain

Jul 30, 2013

Baker Hughes Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Baker Hughes Oilfield Operations, Inc., successfully deployed the Hughes Christensen Kymera™ hybrid drill bit for Statoil to improve rate of penetration (ROP) and drilling performance in an appraisal well in deepwater Logan field…

Remote intregity monitoring

Jul 18, 2013

Aberdeen-based Flexlife deployed its new integrity monitoring technology, FlexGuard, at Chevron’s Captain field in the UK North Sea. The new monitoring tool provides the operator with instant, continuous monitoring of any subsea riser. This…

Wireless monitoring

Jul 18, 2013

WFS Technologies and Stork Technical Services unveiled their Seatooth Smart CP, a subsea wireless cathodic protection (CP) monitoring system designed for retrofit to existing fields. The system monitors the effects of corrosion by measuring…

NASDrill upgraded

Jul 18, 2013

Aberdeen-based Nautronix enhanced the functionality of the Nautronix NASDrill USBL acoustic positioning systems by incorporating a new transducer design. The company used its acoustic digital spread spectrum (ADS2) signaling technology to house the hydrophone within a ruggedized…

New gyro compass launched

Jul 18, 2013

Germany’s Raytheon Anschütz launched a new generation, maintenance- free gyro compass. The Horizon MF is a strap-down compass system that uses hemispherical resonator gyros (HRG) to measure angular rates for heading calculation. The system…

Compact loading stations

Jul 18, 2013

Oklahoma-based Tulsa Power’s offshore loading stations are designed to eliminate hoses being laid on deck and dangling from saddles – avoiding trip hazards; reducing UV exposure, hose kinks and fatigue/breakage failures, and reducing the chance of spills…

Hydratight launches Quick Release Nut

Jul 17, 2013

Hydratight, launches the Quick Release Nut. This compact tool, has two moving parts, and has been used in more than 25 successful subsea projects. As extraction takes place at ever increasing depths, the need for remote activation of bolted applications has become increasingly apparent…

Baker Hughes launches MPRESS drilling fluid

Jul 02, 2013

Baker Hughes announced the availability of a drilling fluid system that can improve drilling economics by enabling operators to manage circulating pressure more efficiently. The Baker Hughes MPRESS™ drilling fluid system allows operators…

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