Automation & Control
Collaboration and Digitalization will Shape the Future of FPSO Performance
June 28, 2023
SLB, Rockwell Automation, Sensia, Cognite
The FPSO market is seeing an unprecedented amount of investment in new and refurbished vessels. And while the industry traditionally adopts a conservative approach to change, a new paradigm is needed to allow new technologies and expertise from multiple companies to come together to evolve the performance of FPSOs. This panel discussion brings together an industry coalition to discuss how a digital approach to the design, build, integration and operation of these vessels will give operators better visibility into their operations, increase reliability and predictability, and assure equipment uptime and performance.
May 04, 2023
In a session titled “Artificial intelligence, real-time monitoring, automation and big data,” Shell’s Gulf of Mexico Safety Manager, Neisha Kydd, and Oxy’s Director of Enterprise Architecture & Emerging Technologies, Mansoor Nazar, discussed the ways their companies utilize artificial intelligence, automation and robotics in safety spaces, the limitations of these technologies, and the future of AI in their respective companies and the offshore industry as a whole.
April 24, 2023
Automation of parts of the subsea inspection scope, using an AID, is an obvious next step for the offshore industry. Examples of inspection scopes, which are likely to be automated in the near-term future, include external and internal production templates, jacket structures, and flexible risers.
April 24, 2023
TotalEnergies has been working with Kalypso and other partners to implement a Robotic Supervision System. This will allow operators in an onshore control room to remotely supervise and coordinate the robots using IoT technology, autonomously performing the various activities that field operators are executing on conventional facilities.
April 20, 2023
Integrating Corva's App Store and Dev Center with Nabors' SmartROS universal drilling rig controls and automation system is expected to deliver solutions that rapidly scale process and machine automation, enhance remote project oversight and streamline data exchange and collaboration across any AC rig fleet.
April 14, 2023
Following commissioning, Nauticus expects to send the initial Aquanaut MK2 units to the North Sea and the Gulf of Mexico in the coming months to support customer initiatives in those regions.
April 11, 2023
(WO) — Halliburton Co. has announced the implementation of the Auto Pumpdown service within Halliburton’s hydraulic fracturing business. The Auto Pumpdown service enables wireline and pump automation during unconventional completions operations.
April 05, 2023
The deployment provides scalability, flexibility, integration, and third-party collaboration and accelerates the adoption of machine learning and artificial intelligence across the drilling and wells organization.
April 04, 2023
The partnership will provide continuous monitoring solutions and deliver a rapid, cost-competitive, and autonomous alert system for notifying stakeholders of changes in environmental conditions that are indicative of anomalous or unplanned events.
March 30, 2023
This demonstration will include showing the vehicle’s autonomous capability, and over-the-horizon command and control technology provided by fellow exhibitor Greensea Systems, Inc.
March 24, 2023
OPENSEA Edge puts a tremendous amount of processing power at the edge, right on the robot, where it can work directly with sensors to process that data onboard, eliminating the need for a topside computer via the tether.
Baker Hughes, Amazon Web Services partner to develop automated field production solution for oil and gas industry
February 28, 2023
The collaboration leverages AWS services such as advanced analytics and Baker Hughes' expertise in the oil and gas industry to create an automated field production solution designed to allow operators to manage field production.
Growth in emissions control and monitoring, along with automation of various functions, will continue for the foreseeable future, says Rockwell Automation’s Vice President of Sales for the Middle East region. He believes that upstream companies are now making these items priorities.
January 20, 2023
Nauticus Fleet uses 21st-century ocean robotic technologies to combat climate change and the global impact on the world’s marine environment.
January 17, 2023
Kraken’s SeaVision inspection technology is primarily used in assisting the offshore energy sector to acquire higher quality subsea asset integrity information, more quickly at a lower cost than competing solutions.
January 11, 2023
Navtech’s radar products have already been combined with Oxbotica’s disruptive technology to create a robust, high-performance positioning system called Terran360. This presents a unique capability for automated and autonomous vehicles in conditions where satellite-based positioning systems and other sensor technologies fail to operate reliably.
January 05, 2023
Precision continues to experience strong customer demand for drilling services, Alpha™ technologies and EverGreen™ environmental solutions. It expects its Canadian and U.S. fourth-quarter field margins to exceed previous guidance and continue upward in 2023.
December 05, 2022
Ocean services provider DeepOcean and Akvaplan-niva have signed an agreement to cooperate regarding the potential utilization of remotely operated vehicles (ROVs) and unmanned glider vehicles (USVs) to perform environmental studies for offshore wind and oil and gas developments.
IA helps by driving innovation, filling some skills gaps for engineers, and enhancing data usage and operational efficiency.
Digital technology and smart devices have fundamentally changed the way that we manage our lives. These advances are now improving operational efficiency in the chemical management sector of the oil and gas industry.
The latest round of EPA regulations may mandate zero emission devices for well sites, but this issue can be addressed by a variety of automation solutions to meet those standards, while improving profitability.