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The North Sea could be switched from a depleting oil and gas basin to a site for storing CO2 under the seabed, Total CEO Patrick Pouyanne

The French oil firm is one of the partners in the Northern Lights project, which aimed to bury CO2 underground and help companies meet climate targets by preventing the heat-trapping gas from being released into the atmosphere Reuters reports. The Norwegian government, which is financing 80% of the 6.9 billion crowns ($791 million) needed for the […]

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Eni shows commitment to greener energy, partners Enel on hydrogen projects

Global energy sector leaders Enel and Eni are working together to develop green hydrogen projects. The two partners are planning to produce green hydrogen through electrolyzers powered by renewable energy. The electrolyzers will be located near two of the Eni refineries where green hydrogen appears to be the best decarbonization option. Each of the two […]

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Pipeline Inspection with Fast(ER) Results

Finland’s Rocsole is hoping to provide operators with better, faster insight into their pipelines through a new compact inline sensor and a large dose of data analytics. Its inspection tool uses electrical tomography and digital signal processing to measure conductivity and permeability values within a pipeline. These are then analyzed to determine the content – […]

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Neptune Energy installs world’s longest heated production pipeline

Neptune Energy is an independent global E&P company with operations across the North Sea, North Africa and Asia Pacific has recently announced that installation is underway of the world’s longest heated subsea production pipeline in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. Once completed, the 36 kilometre electrically trace-heated (ETH) pipe-in-pipe solution will transport oil […]

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Equinor presents world’s “first ever logistics operation” with a drone to an offshore installation

A drone flew a 3D-printed part for the lifeboat system from the Mongstad base to the Troll A platform in the North Sea. The operation was completed efficiently and according to plan. “Development is rapid, and we see a huge potential within drone technology that could transform the way we operate, both under and above […]

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Oil & Gas in 2020: The road to financial recovery

Locus Bio-Energy Solutions (Locus BE) has patented technology that brings green biosurfactant treatments to the oilfield proven to outperform synthetic chemicals at a fraction of the dosage rates and cost. The environmentally friendly solutions have been nationally recognized for their ability to maximize ESG and profitability, solve top pain points and help operators do more […]

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Maersk Drilling invests in new technology to facilitate carbon-neutral drilling

Maersk Drilling has entered an agreement to invest USD 1m in the California-based company Clean Energy Systems to help develop a new technology called Carbon-Negative Energy. The concept builds on proven technology originally developed for the aerospace industry, which is now being deployed in a process that is expected to result in net-negative carbon emissions. […]

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Halliburton,TechnipFMC Develop Joint Subsea Fiber Optic Technology

The two global leaders in production well optimization and subsea, Halliburton Company and TechnipFMC have introduced Odassea™, the first distributed acoustic sensing solution for subsea wells. The technology platform enables operators to execute intervention-less seismic imaging and reservoir diagnostics to reduce total cost of ownership while improving reservoir knowledge. The Odassea™ service integrates hardware and […]

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Schlumberger Launches New Downhole Reservoir Testing Technology

Schlumberger has introduced Symphony* live downhole reservoir testing, a technology platform that enables operational control of the downhole testing toolstring to deliver real-time downhole measurements. Symphony testing reduces operational time and improves safety and efficiency while enabling informed decision making for better reservoir understanding and reduced field development planning uncertainty. Symphony testing unites Muzic* wireless […]

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Schlumberger Develops New Wellsite Operations Control Technology

Schlumberger has introduced Performance Live* digitally connected service that optimizes remote wellsite operations control while improving safety, efficiency and footprint. The service includes technology and domain expertise within a digital ecosystem, leveraging cloud-based applications and automated data workflows through a secure and robust data network. The Performance Live service provides customers with instant access to […]

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