OTC Names Best New Offshore Technologies

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The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) selected 17 technologies to receive the 2018 Spotlight on New Technology Award, recognizing the most innovative technologies and products for offshore exploration and production. Halliburton, NOV, and Baker Hughes, a GE company, each won two awards.

The Spotlight on New Technology Awards—a program for OTC exhibitors—showcases the latest and most advanced hardware and software technologies that are leading the industry into the future. The technologies will be featured at this year’s OTC, which will be held 30 April-3 May in Houston.

This year’s Spotlight winners are:
  • Aegion Coating Services, producer of ACS HT-200

  • Ampelmann, producer of N-type

  • Baker Hughes, a GE company, producer of TerrAdapt adaptive drill bit

  • Baker Hughes, a GE company, producer of DEEPFRAC deepwater multi-stage fracturing service

  • Delmar Systems, producer of RARPLUS

  • Dril-Quip, producer of HFRe-Hands Free Marine Drilling Riser System

  • Expro, producer of Next Generation Landing Strings

  • Halliburton, producer of GeoBalance Automated Managed Pressure Drilling System

  • Halliburton, producer of 9½-inch Azimuthal Lithodensity LWD Service

  • LORD Corporation, producer of 10K Completion Workover Riser Flexible Joint

  • NOV, producer of NOVOS

  • NOV, producer of Seabox

  • Oceaneering International, producer of E-ROV System

  • Oliden Technology, producer of GeoFusion 475 Laterolog Resistivity and Imaging LWD tool

  • Teledyne Marine, producer of FlameGuard P5-200 electrical penetrator

Spotlight Small Business winners are:
  • CoreAll, producer of Intelligent Coring System

  • Luoyang Wire Rope Inspection Technology Co., producer of TCK.W Automatic Real-time Online Wire Rope Inspection System

Spotlight Award Committee Chair Paul Jones said that advancements such as these allow the oil and gas industry to operate more safely, sustainably and efficiently.

“As OTC celebrates its 50th edition, we reflect on the innovations that have been achieved throughout the past 5 decades,” Jones said. “We can never forget that it is companies like the 2018 Spotlight Award winners that are driving the technological advancements necessary to propel our industry for the next 50 years.”

Winning technologies were selected based on the following five criteria:

  • New: less than 2 years old

  • Innovative: original, groundbreaking, and capable of having a major impact

  • Proven: through full-scale application or successful prototype testing

  • Broad Interest: broad appeal for the industry

  • Significant Impact: provides significant benefits beyond existing technologies

OTC Names Best New Offshore Technologies

20 March 2018

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