www.upstreamonline.com http://www.upstreamonline.com/ www.upstreamonline.com Adma-Opco, BP sign EOR deal http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1380812/Adma-Opco-BP-sign-EOR-deal Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (Adma-Opco) has signed an agreement with BP on studying how the British supermajor’s enhanced oil recovery techonology could be used by the Emirati player in its carbonate reservoirs. Bill.Lehane@upstreamonline.com (Bill Lehane) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1380812/Adma-Opco-BP-sign-EOR-deal Tue, 21 Oct 2014 10:11:15 +0000 live Shell up to new tricks with WellDog http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1379380/Shell-up-to-new-tricks-with-WellDog Anglo-Dutch supermajor Shell has teamed up with technical services outfit WellDog to jointly develop the Wyoming-based company’s proprietary downhole sensing technology for application in shale reservoirs. Luke.Johnson@upstreamonline.com (Luke Johnson) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1379380/Shell-up-to-new-tricks-with-WellDog Tue, 07 Oct 2014 20:31:14 +0000 live MWCC gets subsea dispersant system http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1378627/MWCC-gets-subsea-dispersant-system Engineering outfit OceanWorks International said it has delivered a subsea dispersant fluid system (SDFS) to the Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) for deployment in the deep-water US Gulf of Mexico to respond to well-control incidents. Luke.Johnson@upstreamonline.com (Luke Johnson) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1378627/MWCC-gets-subsea-dispersant-system Tue, 30 Sep 2014 21:28:54 +0000 live Siemens in $7.6bn Dresser-Rand buy http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1377442/Siemens-in-7.6bn-Dresser-Rand-buy Siemens is bolstering its presence in the North American oil & gas market with the $7.6 billion purchase of oilfield services player Dresser-Rand. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1377442/Siemens-in-7.6bn-Dresser-Rand-buy Mon, 22 Sep 2014 07:15:31 +0000 live Sulzer in double company buy http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1376841/Sulzer-in-double-company-buy Swiss equipment player Sulzer has added to its stable of services with the acquisition of a pair of Dutch companies. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1376841/Sulzer-in-double-company-buy Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:58:09 +0000 live Industry 'should look to skies' for ideas http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1374528/Industry-should-look-to-skies-for-ideas The oil industry is far behind other industries when it comes to standardisation practices, but it can learn from the aircraft sector in an effort to chop costs. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1374528/Industry-should-look-to-skies-for-ideas Wed, 27 Aug 2014 15:13:51 +0000 live CCS 'needs rapid ramp-up' http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1374500/CCS-needs-rapid-ramp-up Demonstration and development of carbon capture and storage technology will need to be rapidly ramped up for the strategy to have a meaningful impact on carbon emission reduction targets, Shell’s CCS leader has said. Bill.Lehane@upstreamonline.com (Bill Lehane) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1374500/CCS-needs-rapid-ramp-up Wed, 27 Aug 2014 12:54:48 +0000 live Petrobras in laser deal with Foro http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1374392/Petrobras-in-laser-deal-with-Foro Brazilian giant Petrobras has signed a technology co-operation agreement with specialist Foro Energy for high-power laser drilling research and development. Luke.Johnson@upstreamonline.com (Luke Johnson) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1374392/Petrobras-in-laser-deal-with-Foro Tue, 26 Aug 2014 19:31:05 +0000 live FMC: 'Cost cuts require co-operation' http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1374355/FMC-Cost-cuts-require-co-operation Costs for oil and gas developments have to come down through a combination of more industrialised manufacturing, simplification, common standards and better co-operation across the industry, according to subsea specialist FMC Technologies. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1374355/FMC-Cost-cuts-require-co-operation Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:50:57 +0000 live Norway poised to be net hydrogen exporter http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1374347/Norway-poised-to-be-net-hydrogen-exporter Norway could become a net exporter of the hydrogen used in fuel cell technology, an official with the research organisation SINTEF said Tuesday. Luke.Johnson@upstreamonline.com (Luke Johnson) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1374347/Norway-poised-to-be-net-hydrogen-exporter Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:26:12 +0000 live IEA chief urges Norway to return to CCS http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1374345/IEA-chief-urges-Norway-to-return-to-CCS Norway should resume its lead in carbon capture and storage research to help meet global carbon emission reduction targets, the head of the International Energy Agency has said. Bill.Lehane@upstreamonline.com (Bill Lehane) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1374345/IEA-chief-urges-Norway-to-return-to-CCS Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:21:22 +0000 live Landro lands IOR award in Stavanger http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1374258/Landro-lands-IOR-award-in-Stavanger A Norwegian university professor who pioneered the development of four-dimensional seismic technology has been awarded the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s annual award for contributions to increased oil recovery. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1374258/Landro-lands-IOR-award-in-Stavanger Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:56:06 +0000 live Ecopetrol in ‘STAR’ post-pilot study http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1370515/Ecopetrol-in-‘STAR’-post-pilot-study Ecopetrol has moved closer to adopting Pacific Rubiales’ STAR Technology to extract heavy crude more efficiently from one of its fields. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1370515/Ecopetrol-in-‘STAR’-post-pilot-study Thu, 24 Jul 2014 10:53:35 +0000 live KBC buys Feesa http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1370134/KBC-buys-Feesa London-listed KBC Advanced Technologies has bought UK-based specialised software and service provider Feesa in a deal worth £11.2 million ($19.1 million). Josh.Lewis@upstreamonline.com (Josh Lewis) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1370134/KBC-buys-Feesa Tue, 22 Jul 2014 07:00:12 +0000 live FMC, explorers sign subsea pact http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1370062/FMC-explorers-sign-subsea-pact Houston’s FMC Technologies signed a pact to create a joint industry programme on next-generation subsea production equipment with Anadarko Petroleum Corporation, BP, ConocoPhillips and Shell. Bill.Lehane@upstreamonline.com (Bill Lehane) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1370062/FMC-explorers-sign-subsea-pact Mon, 21 Jul 2014 13:11:30 +0000 live Baker Hughes posts profit rise http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1369645/Baker-Hughes-posts-profit-rise A $62 million litigation settlement cost and a foreign exchange loss in Venezuela ultimately failed to derail Baker Hughes in the second quarter as the services giant piled on profit. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1369645/Baker-Hughes-posts-profit-rise Thu, 17 Jul 2014 10:45:16 +0000 live Silver Lake in Quorum software buy http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1369394/Silver-Lake-in-Quorum-software-buy Private equity player Silver Lake is snapping up energy industry software and services company Quorum Business Solutions for an undisclosed sum. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1369394/Silver-Lake-in-Quorum-software-buy Mon, 14 Jul 2014 14:32:33 +0000 live Shell Cansolv signs up for TCM tests http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1368540/Shell-Cansolv-signs-up-for-TCM-tests Advanced CO2 capture process to be tested at Norway's Technology Mongstad Centre Bill.Lehane@upstreamonline.com (Bill Lehane) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1368540/Shell-Cansolv-signs-up-for-TCM-tests Fri, 04 Jul 2014 14:24:34 +0000 live