Steering a shipshape career

A pioneering and long connection with developing FPSOs has led former Petrobras engineer Carlos Mastrangelo to a new chapter at an upstream consultancy keen on oilfield partnerships

Anchor issues

A new joint industry project is exploring methods to mitigate pipeline walking and cut anchor installation costs

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Distilled lessons smooth subsea tie-back

Careful planning, efficient drilling and construction operations and a break in the weather helped Total bring the Edradour and Glenlivet satellite fields west of Shetland on stream early — and well under budget

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Well intelligence

In a bid to help keep drilling and completion costs down, one company is turning to drilling data to create formation evaluation logs.

A fitting debut

The first contract to call for Allseas’ mighty new vessel to work in pipelaying mode is now into its fourth month. Upstream Technology checks out how the ship has been shaping up in the ultra-deep waters of the Black Sea.