Daily Archives: January 2, 2018

US sanctions impact Russian Arctic offshore oil and gas projects

The sanctions against Russia are affecting the country’s ability to advance new oil and gas field developments in the offshore Sakhalin region. The operators of these projects are responding by increasingly ordering Russian-supplied equipment and services. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore RSS Feed

AFGlobal debuts MPD test rig, launches proprietary Active Control Device

AFGlobal has announced an array of new technologies and testing facilities, designed to bolster its managed pressure drilling portfolio and capabilities. The new technologies included its proprietary Active Control Device, the industry’s first purpose-built marine control device, replacing the traditional rotating control device for deepwater applications. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore…

John Deere Power Systems unveils latest marine engine

John Deere Power Systems has introduced the 4045SFM85 marine engine. The new 4.5L engine offers high power to weight ratio for repowering and new boat construction, and is ideal for planing and semi-displacement hulls. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore RSS Feed

Microcor transmitters pinpoint corrosion, erosion on Chinese platforms

Undetected corrosion and sand erosion can seriously damage metal pipe work on offshore installations. One major field development offshore China was faced with this challenge. Cosasco, proposed the installation of an online corrosion/erosion monitoring system consisting of 142 monitoring points. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore RSS Feed

New solar-powered cathodic protection monitoring tool provides better data on subsea equipment, helps reduce corrosion risks

A new solar-powered monitoring tool has been developed that is said to offer many advantages over the traditional, and often difficult, approach to taking contact probe CP readings on subsea equipment. This compact, stand-alone monitoring system requires only the ROV’s lights and video camera to gather the vital CP data from the strategically positioned CP…