Offshore magazine for January 2012 edition has been released. You can read latest international news and technology for marine/offshore operations around the world in this issue. Here are feature articles for this month.
Gulf of Mexico Shelf and Deepwater
Reviewing and forecasting GoM activity
The US Gulf of Mexico (GoM) is no stranger to adversity.
Status of US Gulf of Mexico deepwater discoveries
Project moves to improve deepwater subsea measurement
The US Department of Energy, through its Research Partnership to Secure Energy for America (RPSEA) initiative, working in concert with a consortium of seven deepwater operators, sponsored a joint industry project (JIP) to address perceived gaps in measurement of flow in deepwater.
Equipment & Engineering
Offshore Solutions introduces vessel-to-FPSO transfer system
Offshore Solutions B.V. (OSBV), the joint venture between AMEC and Cofely Nederland N.V, recently introduced a free-standing version of its Offshore Access System (OAS).
Cummins announces new QSK95 engine, ODPM package
Along with the introduction of its new QSK95 engine, Cummins Inc. has announced that the engine will be configured as a ready-to-install offshore drilling power module (ODPM) with 2.1 MW output.
Engineering, Construction, Installation
New semisubmersible design is a riser-friendly floater
The wet-tree floater market in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) has been growing, largely due to reservoir properties that favor direct vertical wells, which leads to subsea production; and increased water depth, which makes steel catenary riser (SCR) design easier and top tension riser design more difficult.
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