www.upstreamonline.com http://www.upstreamonline.com/ www.upstreamonline.com Seabox in injection initiative http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1384706/Seabox-in-injection-initiative Norwegian player Seabox is leading a joint industry project to mature a subsea water treatment solution towards a full-scale field development. Steve.Marshall@upstreamonline.com (Steve Marshall) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1384706/Seabox-in-injection-initiative Wed, 26 Nov 2014 12:03:48 +0000 live 'Budget cut' for Mongstad http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1384614.ece The Norwegian government is reportedly slashing funding for the Mongstad test centre for carbon capture technology by as much as Nkr40 million ($5.9 million) under a Budget compromise pact with alliance parties. Steve.Marshall@upstreamonline.com (Steve Marshall) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1384614.ece Tue, 25 Nov 2014 09:14:48 +0000 live TouGas inks Sumitomo deal http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1383061/TouGas-inks-Sumitomo-deal Sumitomo has taken a stake in German player TouGas Oilfield Solutions as the latter seeks to expand its global reach. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1383061/TouGas-inks-Sumitomo-deal Mon, 10 Nov 2014 08:34:41 +0000 live Statoil advances Gullfaks subsea compression http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1381716/Statoil-advances-Gullfaks-subsea-compression Statoil is preparing for final testing on its subsea wet gas compression station that the Norwegian player says is the first of its kind in the world. Bill.Lehane@upstreamonline.com (Bill Lehane) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/1381716/Statoil-advances-Gullfaks-subsea-compression Tue, 28 Oct 2014 14:28:21 +0000 live 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