Canada's energy sector is praising the federal government for approving Kinder Morgan’s proposed TransMountain pipeline expansion but was “disappointed” it rejected Enbridge’s Northern Gateway pipeline.
In spite of an industry lull, the business case for subsea gas compression remains strong. Russell McCulley talks to GE scientists about the Ormen Lange subsea compression pilot programme and how lessons gleaned from it are informing the technology’s next steps.
Subsea technology outfit Optime Subsea Services has agreed to merge with fellow Norwegian engineering player Telemark Technologies as the pair join forces to promote a new cost-efficient well intervention and completion solution.
The oil market downturn and squeeze on contractors will leave the industry with structural benefits that will last “forever”, with collaboration and increased digitisation key to the industry’s future, according to a senior GE Oil & Gas executive.