As the Deep Offshore Technology International wraps up in Aberdeen for the first time in its 30-year history, the Press and Journal Energy editor Jeremy Creswell gives his highlight from the event.
A strategy manager for French-engineering company Technip said the “gold-plating” was coming off technology design in the oil and gas industry. Scott Campbell, strategy manager for the company’s UK business unit, said the market downturn would likely remain for the next year.
The chief executive of oil and gas facilitator ITF said techniques used in deepwater could also be beneficial to the oil and gas industry in the North Sea. Dr Patrick O’Brien spoke on the final day of Deep Offshore Technology International 2014 (DOT) about the potential techniques which could be used to find more energy sources in the UKCS.
Development in floating concrete structures - which could be used for exploration in the Arctic Ocean - was presented by Norwegian-based engineering company Kvaerner at Deep Offshore Technology International 2014 (DOT). Kvaerner has been designing the concrete structures which would be adaptable to the region, rather than typical fixed platforms seen elsewhere in the industry.
The potential revenues which come from Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) will be realised by the oil and gas industry within the next five years, according to Industry team leader. Members of the industry gathered for the final day of Deep Offshore Technology International 2014 (2014) to discuss enabling technologies to maximise recovery.
Closing the skills gap could be a major step forward in solving the challenges in deepwater developments, according to an industry analyst. Richard D’Souza from Granherne/KBR said collaboration is needed between the oil and gas industry, governments and educational institutions to hire the right staff.
A deepwater vessel which will allow exploration n remote parts of the world is on track to be in use by next year. The Ceona Amazon, a hybrid construction and pipelay vessel designed by CEONA Offshore, began construction last year.
A newly-designed subsea power grid will be ready for testing by next summer, with final preparations for the system currently underway. Siemens has invested in the power solution, which aims to provide energy at a lower cost.
The boss of an independent oil and gas company said deep water production of oil and gas could triple by 2040. Jarand Rystad, managing director of Rystad Energy, was speaking at the Deep Offshore Technology International 2014 (DOT) about rising costs in finding energy resources.
The Catcher project in the North Sea looks set to reach its production target with up to 60,000 barrels of oil produced per day, according to its development manager.
The project manager of the Rosebank project said it had faced a number of "challenges” since its discovery in 2004.
Deepwater production will rise by 70% within the next decade, according to a leading energy analyst.
Companies need to have more confidence in new technologies if offshore projects are going to succeed, claims a leading BP engineer.
Deep Offshore Technology International (DOT) arrived in Aberdeen for the first time in its 30-year history today with a warning the industry needed to smarten up if it was to reap the benefits of future exploration.
The Deep Offshore Technology Conference (DOT) kicked-off in Aberdeen today.
Deep Offshore Technology International Conference and Exhibition (DOT) is delighted to welcome senior flow assurance consultant, Dr Fujiang Zhu of Wood Group Kenny tomorrow to advise on optimising project experiences in the North Sea.
The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) will be giving technology developers a platform at Deepsea Offshore Technology (DOT) International to showcase their newest innovations. A technology pavilion will take place with companies able to show off new deep water technologies.
ABOUT DEEP OFFSHORE TECHNOLOGY For 32 years Deep Offshore Technology (DOT) International has been showcasing pioneering technology that has been shaping the future of the deep and ultra-deepwater industry. DOT showcases the most innovative technologies in the deepwater oil and gas industry, and provides a forum to discuss the specific challenges associated with hostile and ultra deepwater environments.
Tuesday, 14 October 2014 9:00–10:30 - Crombie Suite Welcome & Introduction Mr. David Paganie, Chief Editor, Offshore Magazine, PennWell Corporation David Paganie is Chief Editor of Offshore magazine and Conferences Director of PennWell’s Offshore Group. He oversees the Offshore international conferences and all print and digital content.
For the first time in its 30-year history Deep Offshore Technology International (DOT), the world’s leading oil and gas conference and exhibition dedicated to deepwater, will be held in Aberdeen.
Speaker update – Total E&P UK’s Gopikrishnan Venugopal Deep Offshore on Successes, Challenges and the Future
What’s next for the deep offshore? Come listen to Total E&P UK’s Gopikrishnan Venugopal discuss trends and challenges at next tomrrows Deep Offshore Technology International Conference and Exhibition (DOT).
At next week's Deep Offshore Technology International Conference and Exhibition (DOT), Technip’s Emilie Lachaud will present during the emerging technology and development initiatives session.
Chevron Upstream Europe’s managing director Craig May will anchor Aberdeen’s first Deep Offshore Technology Conference (DOT) as keynote speaker.