Deepwater

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November 06, 2023
The collaboration between Halliburton and Oil States will provide operators and drilling contractors with an effective and flexible MPD product-service combination to safely access greater operational efficiencies like ease of handling and streamlined installation.
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October 24, 2023
The company will supply infield flowlines and jumpers for the Trion project in deepwater Mexico.
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October 24, 2023
The development of this natural gas reserve in the southern Caribbean has the potential to make a substantial contribution to the country's energy security and support Ecopetrol's ongoing energy transition efforts.
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October 2023
The industry’s first active sealing device for deepwater managed pressure drilling provides greater control and condition monitoring of the wellbore seal, reducing maintenance costs and rig downtime.
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October 06, 2023
DES will take place on November 9, 2023, at the Omni Houston Hotel, near the Galleria in Houston, Texas.
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September 28, 2023
The system will be deployed to harvest critical seabed minerals such as cobalt, manganese, nickel and rare earth elements, which are key components in batteries for electric vehicles, solar cells, wind turbines, computers and smartphones.
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September 26, 2023
Rio de Janeiro-based Petrobras recently met with Chinese financial institutions to get loans for itself, as well as for its equipment and services suppliers, Chief Financial Officer Sergio Caetano Leite said in an interview.
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September 2023
The extension of the operational lives of deepwater SCRs offers significant benefits in terms of increased production, cost-effectiveness and alignment with ESG principles.
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September 05, 2023
Exail and Oceaneering reached an agreement, where Oceaneering will purchase its first DriX USV, to support deepwater geophysical and asset inspection operations, including autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) positioning, and offshore and nearshore surveys.
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August 31, 2023
A new line of standardized manifolds strives to optimize costs, minimize carbon emissions and maximize performance in subsea operations with some certainty, all the while balancing the three legs of the energy “Trilemma.”
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August 31, 2023
Since first installed on Shell's Auger platform in 1994, deepwater steel catenary production risers (SCRs) have been an integral part of offshore oil and gas production facilities. In nearly three decades, hundreds of SCRs have been deployed throughout the industry, as they have proved to be cost-effective and highly reliable.
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August 2023
Riserless casing drilling technology in the deepwater top hole interval can provide effective mitigation and isolation of deepwater shallow hazards. This shift in deepwater well construction allows deepwater riserless casing setting depths, based on prevailing pore pressure and fracture gradients, as opposed to the established strategy of “top setting” shallow hazards.
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August 16, 2023
The Jumper, incorporating advanced carbon fiber and polyamide12 materials, is used for Water Alternating Gas (WAG) injection and was installed in depths over 1,700 m for the supermajor, after being landed and leak tested subsea. 
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July 18, 2023
One of three drillships will be selected by Transocean from among Deepwater Invictus, Deepwater Thalassa, and Deepwater Proteus no later than one year prior to the earliest date in the commencement window.
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July 13, 2023
Many practices and technologies used in the offshore oil industry can be adapted to facilitate a timely, economically feasible energy transition. One example is transforming riserless casing drilling technology into a subsea anchoring system, which decreases the cost of offshore wind electricity by minimizing capital expenses.
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July 13, 2023
As the upstream industry continues to require increased ROI at a lower capital investment, a subsea services provider is setting the bar on standardization, ensuring performance agility through a truly global solution to standard subsea production systems.
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July 11, 2023
The Trendsetter STIM offers a 15,000psi rated subsea safety system designed to provide hydraulic well access for both vertical and horizontal tree types in up to 10,000’ water depth
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June 30, 2023
The start of gas and condensate production from the MJ field follows the start-up of the R-Cluster field in December 2020 and Satellite Cluster in April 2021. All three developments utilize the existing hub infrastructure for the block.
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June 2023
With her own firm riding the momentum of two recent OTC Spotlight on Technology winners, Cindy Taylor sees a solid period of business, not only for Oil States International, but for the OFS sector in general.
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June 20, 2023
The project will target the development of an estimated 479 MMboe. The subsurface has been extensively appraised, with six well penetrations undertaken across the field, informing Woodside’s understanding of this large, high-quality conventional oil field. 
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June 12, 2023
Prices to rent the most advanced offshore drilling rigs averaged $420,000 a day for the first half of this year, as roughly 90% of the industry’s active fleet is contracted for work.
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