www.upstreamonline.com http://www.upstreamonline.com/ www.upstreamonline.com Towering ambitions http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1397357/towering-ambitions Huisman’s yard in Schiedam, Netherlands, is packed on a late winter day, as it has been for most of the past few years. Pipelay towers stand, sentry-like, on the dock just outside the company’s offices, awaiting installation on subsea construction vessels scheduled to arrive soon. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1397357/towering-ambitions Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:30:57 +0000 live GE in $13.6bn loss http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1397383/ge-in-usd-136bn-loss GE ran up a loss of $13.61 billion in the first quarter as revenues fell slightly and it took a writedown on financing receivables. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1397383/ge-in-usd-136bn-loss Fri, 17 Apr 2015 11:13:43 +0000 live Siemens powers up subsea http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1396769/siemens-powers-up-subsea Siemens is touting a new subsea hydraulic power unit developed in collaboration with Norway’s Statoil that can be used to provide local energy generation for facilities on the seafloor as an alternative to umbilicals. Steve.Marshall@upstreamonline.com (Steve Marshall) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1396769/siemens-powers-up-subsea Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:50:45 +0000 live Gullfaks South unit in Statoil hands http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1394650/gullfaks-south-unit-in-statoil-hands Statoil has taken delivery of the world’s first subsea multiphase wet gas compressor facility to be used on the Gullfaks South field off Norway and believes the ground-breaking technology could be a “game-changer” to boost recovery from existing fields – as well as develop new ones. Steve.Marshall@upstreamonline.com (Steve Marshall) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1394650/gullfaks-south-unit-in-statoil-hands Wed, 18 Mar 2015 13:31:00 +0000 live Statoil picks MCP to build 4G network at sea http://www.upstreamonline.com/incoming/1394243/statoil-picks-mcp-to-build-4g-network-at-sea Norwegian state-owned operator Statoil has chosen Maritime Communications Partner (MCP) to deploy and operate their high speed offshore 4G-network aimed at improving communications between platforms, rigs and supply-vessels on the country's continental shelf. Bill.Lehane@upstreamonline.com (Bill Lehane) http://www.upstreamonline.com/incoming/1394243/statoil-picks-mcp-to-build-4g-network-at-sea Thu, 12 Mar 2015 09:20:37 +0000 ece_incoming Petro River unit buys GTL player http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1392647/petro-river-unit-buys-gtl-player A subsidiary of US junior Petro River Oil has agreed to acquire the assets of chemical solutions provider Havelide GTL in a bid by the Texas-based company to build up its technological capabilities. Luke.Johnson@upstreamonline.com (Luke Johnson) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1392647/petro-river-unit-buys-gtl-player Tue, 24 Feb 2015 17:33:13 +0000 live UK centre joins international CCS project http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1392604/uk-centre-joins-international-ccs-project A UK government-backed research and development project has joined an international collaborative group set up by Norway’s CO2 Technology Mongstad to collaborate on accelerating the commercialisation of carbon capture and storage technology. Bill.Lehane@upstreamonline.com (Bill Lehane) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1392604/uk-centre-joins-international-ccs-project Tue, 24 Feb 2015 10:39:51 +0000 live Badger set for next step http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1390965/badger-set-for-next-step Norwegian technology developer Badger Explorer has successfully completed full system testing of its eponymous subsea drilling tool, bringing it a step closer to commercial realisation. Steve.Marshall@upstreamonline.com (Steve Marshall) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1390965/badger-set-for-next-step Fri, 06 Feb 2015 14:17:34 +0000 live Statoil, GE in efficiency drive http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1389935/statoil-ge-in-efficiency-drive Statoil and GE are joining forces to develop sustainable energy solutions to drive down costs and cut emissions and energy usage in the oil and unconventional gas industry. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1389935/statoil-ge-in-efficiency-drive Wed, 28 Jan 2015 16:42:00 +0000 live