Andy Brown, Shell, deepwater, offshore

Andrew Brown, upstream director for Shell, speaks about how the company is lowering costs, collaborating and using data to survive the energy transition and emerge stronger.

Barents Sea, oil exploration, Equinor

The Barents Sea has been on the margins of exploration offshore Norway, but the region is now fundamental to the future of the Norwegian Continental Shelf, analysts say.

Expanding the toolbox provides the best technologies for the job.

While demand for oil will peak in 2023, demand for gas will continue increasing through 2034 as the world becomes increasingly electrified, DNV GL said in a forecast of world energy supply and demand out to 2050.

Rockhopper Exploration, Sea Lion Field, Premier Oil, Falkland Islands oil and gas, North Falkland Basin, oil and gas FID

Developers of the field, located in the North Falkland Basin, hope to sanction the first phase of the project by year-end 2018 as costs fall.

Nexans, umbilical, subsea technology, Jon Arne Hall, direct heating

Nexans gives insight on the changing role of umbilicals and the importance of pipeline heating to subsea flow assurance.

subsea cables, subsea engineering news

Submarine cable market activity is set to grow and make the North Sea—and other regions—an even busier place in which to operate in years to come.

Overcoming the challenges of wax deposits and hydrate formation have traditionally made longer tiebacks uneconomic, but cold flow technology from Subsea 7 may change that.

An ONGC Ltd.-led consortium is chasing hydrocarbon leads in the shallow waters of the MB-OSN-2005/1 Block, located in the Mumbai Offshore Basin near Saurashtra, after two exploration wells hit oil and gas.

In the southern part of the North Sea, plans for the Valhall field include use of an unmanned wellhead platform, which will be connected to the Valhall Field Center.

Espen Alegria Ulimoen, head of technical advisory, control and safety at ABB, gave Hart Energy insight into the company’s work in subsea automation and digitization.

Reliance Industries, BP, KG-D6 Block, India oil and gas

The companies plan to invest about US$4 billion to develop natural gas discoveries in the Bay of Bengal’s KG-D6 Block.