Shuttle Concept Brings CO2 to Subsea Reservoirs
A new idea from Equinor calls for autonomous submarines to transport CO2 from the surface to the seabed. The Norwegian operator says the shuttles could also carry oil and water for injection.
Offshore Enters Uncharted Waters
For the offshore sector, the collapse in oil demand and prices came just as the market was beginning to look up. Now many companies are focused on survival. This article discusses how various market segments, regions, and companies are faring in “the new reality.”
Equinor, Total, Aker Launch Subsea CO2 Injection R&D Project
Before the dream of a “subsea factory” can come true, a group of North Sea companies will need to see if the required technology is economically feasible to build.
For Subsea Technology, “Necessity is the Mother of Invention”
Subsea advancements in the works include longer tiebacks, an underwater drone that lives on the seafloor, and a robotic manifold capable of actuating dozens of valves. Do these new capabilities, born of necessity, signal a sea change in industrywide technology development?
Old CaTS Technology Learns a New Trick
Acquiring data from an abandoned subsea well has been done before, but never quite like this.
Marriage of Ideas Could Allow More Deepwater Gas to Shore
When two engineers lost their jobs during the industry downturn, they used the misfortune as an opportunity to develop an innovative concept that aims to make it a lot easier to move subsea gas long distances.
Schlumberger and Subsea 7 Announce Intent to Create Joint Venture
Schlumberger and Subsea 7 want to form a joint venture that builds on their 2-year collaboration in the subsea sector.
Statoil Plans Leaner, $6-Billion Arctic Project
Statoil has submitted a long-awaited development plan for what will become Norway’s northernmost development.
New Underwater Safety Center Planned for Asia
An underwater safety center will be constructed in Asia to simulate diving activities and subsea emergency procedures.
Deepwater Developments Driving Technip’s Technology
Record-setting megaprojects are driving innovation at the installation and subsea construction firm.
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19 October 2020
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