Automation & Control
Nauticus Robotics wins additional $2.1 million contract extension from Leidos to develop autonomous subsea robot technology
August 22, 2023
Derived from Aquanaut, this undersea robot features technology to support longer and more challenging missions.
August 03, 2023
NBOSI is uniquely positioned to provide operators in the offshore and ocean research sectors with state-of-the-art Conductivity-Temperature-Depth (CTD) sensors for subsea and surface ocean vehicle operations.
Integrating AI and Rig Automation to consistently drive high-performance drilling efficiency across operations
September 06, 2023
Corva and Nabors Industries
Discover how Nabors Industries and Corva are transforming the drilling industry with data and automation in this exclusive webinar. Nabors Industries is a global leader in drilling and rig services, and Corva is a pioneer in real-time drilling analytics. Together, they have developed cutting-edge solutions to optimize drilling performance, enhance safety, and reduce environmental impact. In this webinar, you will learn about the current trends, challenges and opportunities in the global oil market, and how Corva and Nabors can help you achieve your drilling goals with data, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence.
July 19, 2023
The primary function of the Sub-Atlantic Mohican ROV system will be to support ocean research, while it will also be used for pilot technician training. For ocean research operations, the ROV will be required to carry a payload skid for navigation, equipment and sensors, as well as be capable of manipulation and intervention.
July 18, 2023
USV AS is a joint venture company established by DeepOcean, Solstad Offshore and Østensjø, whose main purpose is to invest and own USVs. It is estimated that the USV solution can reduce CO2-emissions by more than 90% compared to a conventional offshore vessel when conducting subsea IMR operations.
Silverwell to deploy digital intelligent artificial lift system to improve Alaskan operator’s production
July 06, 2023
The system integrates in-well monitoring and control of gas lift well performance with surface analytics and automation to continually optimize gas-lifted fields, remotely and without intervention.
July 05, 2023
The multi-functional single shear and seal mechanism will form part of a full subsea deepwater completion/intervention system being designed by Expro for a long-standing and valued customer for a deepwater subsea field at about 6,600ft (2,000 m) in the Gulf of Mexico.
July 03, 2023
C-Kore’s subsea testing tools are used by operators and installation contractors around the world on both installation campaigns and fault-finding operations.
June 23, 2023
Petrobras has ramped up efforts recently in robotics and artificial intelligence and is pioneering their application to the offshore sectors. Toward that end, this relevant contract was competitively awarded to Nauticus and will utilize Aquanaut in Petrobras’ Deepwater Production Field using supervised autonomy for infield inspection services.
Integrating production expertise with digital capabilities drives next-generation autonomous well control solutions
State-of-the-art automation and optimization are being honed by continuous advancements in digital sensors, remote terminal units for wellsite control and physics-based diagnostics software. The next evolutionary step is fully autonomous well control, demonstrated by an initial pilot project on a group of 100 rod lift wells.
By leveraging digitalization at scale to transform field production, the industry can reduce cost and carbon intensity per barrel produced while extracting maximum value from existing resources.
June 19, 2023
Initially deployed in Iraq, the companies’ technologies automate well construction services from planning to execution across both subsurface and surface equipment and environments.
Automation is a key component to reducing the carbon footprint of operations and increasing drilling efficiency. Using A.I.-driven power management systems optimizes power usage while minimizing fuel consumption and carbon emissions.
May 15, 2023
The design for the 55 meters long ROV will allow the vessels to be operated from an onshore control room through a satellite link using the latest automation and self-navigation technology.
May 11, 2023
The state-of-the-art subsea platform, an unmanned underwater vehicle ("UUV") with advanced artificial intelligence, sensing capabilities, and more can perform a growing number of jobs without hazarding human divers.
May 10, 2023
The arrangement between Infinity and QRI aims to standardize, appraise and categorize water manufactured from the energy sector on a commercial scale. With robust end-to-end workflow tools, SpeedWise Water helps to streamline the drilling and exploration process with better water analytics and data.
Collaboration and Digitalization will Shape the Future of FPSO Performance
June 28, 2023
SLB, Rockwell Automation, Sensia, Cognite
The FPSO market is seeing an unprecedented amount of investment in new and refurbished vessels. And while the industry traditionally adopts a conservative approach to change, a new paradigm is needed to allow new technologies and expertise from multiple companies to come together to evolve the performance of FPSOs. This panel discussion brings together an industry coalition to discuss how a digital approach to the design, build, integration and operation of these vessels will give operators better visibility into their operations, increase reliability and predictability, and assure equipment uptime and performance.
May 04, 2023
In a session titled “Artificial intelligence, real-time monitoring, automation and big data,” Shell’s Gulf of Mexico Safety Manager, Neisha Kydd, and Oxy’s Director of Enterprise Architecture & Emerging Technologies, Mansoor Nazar, discussed the ways their companies utilize artificial intelligence, automation and robotics in safety spaces, the limitations of these technologies, and the future of AI in their respective companies and the offshore industry as a whole.
April 24, 2023
Automation of parts of the subsea inspection scope, using an AID, is an obvious next step for the offshore industry. Examples of inspection scopes, which are likely to be automated in the near-term future, include external and internal production templates, jacket structures, and flexible risers.
April 24, 2023
TotalEnergies has been working with Kalypso and other partners to implement a Robotic Supervision System. This will allow operators in an onshore control room to remotely supervise and coordinate the robots using IoT technology, autonomously performing the various activities that field operators are executing on conventional facilities.
April 20, 2023
Integrating Corva's App Store and Dev Center with Nabors' SmartROS universal drilling rig controls and automation system is expected to deliver solutions that rapidly scale process and machine automation, enhance remote project oversight and streamline data exchange and collaboration across any AC rig fleet.