www.upstreamonline.com http://www.upstreamonline.com/ www.upstreamonline.com Baker Hughes, Aker join forces subsea http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1359015.ece Norway’s Aker Solutions and US services giant Baker Hughes have agreed to form a subsea production technology alliance. Bill.Lehane@upstreamonline.com (Bill Lehane) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1359015.ece Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:35:57 +0000 live Wood Group in software buy http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1358462.ece Services giant Wood Group has added to its stable with the purchase of Texas-based technology player Cape Software. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1358462.ece Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:13:34 +0000 live Explorers not insured for 'cyber catastrophe' http://www.upstreamonline.com/epaper/article1357939.ece The ever-increasing use of technology at oil & gas facilities could see a cyber attack causing a major catastrophe that many companies are not insured against, a new report has warned. Bill.Lehane@upstreamonline.com (Bill Lehane) http://www.upstreamonline.com/epaper/article1357939.ece Wed, 09 Apr 2014 15:07:31 +0000 epaper BSEE offers grant for Arctic oil spill response http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1357748.ece The regulatory US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) is offering grant money for research into developing technologies to respond to oil spills in icy Arctic conditions. Luke.Johnson@upstreamonline.com (Luke Johnson) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1357748.ece Mon, 07 Apr 2014 18:06:48 +0000 live Challenge is on to detect methane http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1357480.ece A prominent environmental group is joining forces with five large energy companies to spark new solutions for detecting fugitive methane releases from oil and gas operations. Luke.Johnson@upstreamonline.com (Luke Johnson) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1357480.ece Thu, 03 Apr 2014 16:43:30 +0000 live Seacon sold in $490m deal http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1357155.ece US subsea services player Seacon is being bought by a European company in an all-cash deal worth $490 million. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1357155.ece Wed, 02 Apr 2014 13:40:42 +0000 live Saipem sells out of ODE http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1357064.ece Italian contractor Saipem has made an exit from Offshore Design Engineering (ODE) after it was bought out by joint venture partner Doris Engineering. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1357064.ece Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:49:54 +0000 live Petronas renews GE gas turbine deal http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1356762.ece Malaysia’s Petronas has renewed its global framework agreement with engineering giant GE relating to the supply of gas turbines for another seven years. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1356762.ece Fri, 28 Mar 2014 10:50:56 +0000 live Kongsberg offshore simulator ready to open http://www.upstreamonline.com/epaper/article1356293.ece Kongsberg Maritime’s new full mission offshore vessel simulator in Houston is opening its doors in April for training crews on dynamic positioning on rigs and other vessels. (Anthony Guegel) http://www.upstreamonline.com/epaper/article1356293.ece Tue, 25 Mar 2014 18:42:47 +0000 epaper Velocys in GTL joint venture http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1356055.ece Velocys has teamed up with a trio of companies to pursue gas-to-liquids (GTL) projects in the US, China and elsewhere. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1356055.ece Mon, 24 Mar 2014 08:28:43 +0000 live SeaEnergy aims to capture costs wave http://www.upstreamonline.com/epaper/article1355709.ece Aberdeen offshore service provider SeaEnergy is aiming to capitalise on increasing cost concerns within the industry to gain further business for software that enables remote viewing of offshore platforms. Bill.Lehane@upstreamonline.com (Bill Lehane) http://www.upstreamonline.com/epaper/article1355709.ece Thu, 20 Mar 2014 10:29:19 +0000 epaper Open control systems 'vulnerable to hackers' http://www.upstreamonline.com/epaper/article1355583.ece The global energy sector is cutting costs by installing internet-based systems on new facilities but it may also be leaving itself vulnerable to a new wave of cyber attacks, a report has warned. Bill.Lehane@upstreamonline.com (Bill Lehane) http://www.upstreamonline.com/epaper/article1355583.ece Wed, 19 Mar 2014 09:58:46 +0000 epaper Cardno in $145m PPI buy http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1355480.ece Australian consultancy Cardno has added to its oil and gas stable by picking up a US engineering player in a deal worth $145 million. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1355480.ece Tue, 18 Mar 2014 09:35:33 +0000 live HitecVision in $22m Scana buy http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1355396.ece Norwegian private equity fund HitecVision has picked up another acquisition after taking some of the offshore assets of compatriot Scana Industrier. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1355396.ece Mon, 17 Mar 2014 08:20:17 +0000 live Research finds cheaper way to process gas http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1355227.ece US scientists said on Thursday they have devised a potentially easier, cheaper and cleaner way to turn natural gas into usable fuels and chemicals, according to a report. (News Wires) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1355227.ece Thu, 13 Mar 2014 19:56:41 +0000 live Proserv wins Gulf well control deals http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1351314.ece Aberdeen's Proserv has landed a pair of subsea well control contracts worth $17 million from independents Noble Energy and Talos Energy in the US Gulf of Mexico. Bill.Lehane@upstreamonline.com (Bill Lehane) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1351314.ece Wed, 05 Feb 2014 11:24:23 +0000 live GE, Chevron in technology tie-up http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1351089.ece GE Oil & Gas and Chevron Energy Technology have joined forces to co-develop and commercialise technology for the oil and gas industry. bianca.bartucciotto@upstreamonline.com (Bianca Bartucciotto) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1351089.ece Mon, 03 Feb 2014 08:09:19 +0000 live PWA-ProSep inks $10.5m deals http://www.upstreamonline.com/epaper/article1350883.ece US services player PWA-ProSep has landed contracts worth $10.5 million from a number of clients for work in Africa, South America and elsewhere. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/epaper/article1350883.ece Thu, 30 Jan 2014 14:44:51 +0000 epaper Athlon drills Permian gusher, adds acreage http://www.upstreamonline.com/epaper/article1350147.ece US independent Athlon Energy is splashing out on acreage in the Midland sub-basin of Texas where it reported what it says is one of the highest "normalised" initial horizontal well results to date. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/epaper/article1350147.ece Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:21:49 +0000 epaper FMC inks $64m Pemex wellhead deal http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1350154.ece Pemex has handed US contractor FMC Technologies a deal worth up to $64 million for the provision of wellheads on operations in the Gulf of Mexico. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/live/article1350154.ece Fri, 24 Jan 2014 13:21:36 +0000 live Hayward, Hannam ‘eye CompactGTL’ http://www.upstreamonline.com/epaper/article1348976.ece Ex-BP boss Tony Hayward and a well-known London investment banker are set to take the reins at UK gas-to-liquids player CompactGTL, according to a report. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/epaper/article1348976.ece Tue, 14 Jan 2014 09:05:00 +0000 epaper CompactGTL ‘to be taken over’ http://www.upstreamonline.com/epaper/article1348796.ece Tony Hayward-led gas-to-liquids player CompactGTL is looking to restructure its finances ahead of a rumoured takeover, according to a report. Eoin.Ocinneide@upstreamonline.com (Eoin O'Cinneide) http://www.upstreamonline.com/epaper/article1348796.ece Mon, 13 Jan 2014 09:34:45 +0000 epaper