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  • 11 December 2015
    Equipment

    BOP Technologies, a Houston-based oil and gas blowout preventer (BOP) and well intervention systems manufacturer, has announced a new design for BOPs. The company described its new design as “failsafe” and said it would allow the BOP to work even if the drilling rig loses power or hydraulic pressure. According to BOP Technologies, its concept […]

  • 1 February 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Scandpower and ModuSpec, a sister company in the Lloyd’s Register Group, are working with leading owners and operators in the oil and gas sector to improve current methods of monitoring the performance of blow-out preventers (BOP) and reduce the risks relating to one of the industry’s most safety-critical pieces of equipment. Scandpower and ModuSpec are […]

  • 7 May 2014
    Equipment

    GE Oil & Gas today unveiled its next-generation blowout preventer (BOP) program that will make 20,000 pounds per square inch (20 ksi) subsea formations the next frontier in offshore oil and gas exploration. BOPs are critical pieces of subsea drilling equipment—in effect, 60-foot tall valves weighing several hundred thousand pounds—that are designed to isolate pressure […]

  • 7 December 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

      Nautronix have been awarded an order worth around $4m from a well known American BOP supplier to supply their NASeBOP (Nautronix Emergency BOP Acoustic Control System) to be used on the four new ultra-deepwater drillships for Noble Corporation. This order comes just after their recent success in securing an order to supply the drillships […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. announced the successful testing of its subsea Blowout Preventer Actuation Tool (BOP-AT) on a live well off the coast of at a water depth of over 1000 meters. The tool closes the blow out preventer remotely using only the power provided by a remotely operated vehicle (ROV). When a problem occurs […]

  • 11 December 2015
    Equipment

    Houston-based BOP Technologies has revealed a new approach to allow a BOP to work if the drilling rig loses power or hydraulic pressure. The company announced release of CIRBOP, its patented design for a completely new type of BOP that can deliver 5 million lbs. of shear force to the rams. BOP Technologies’ new concept design […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Fugro has been awarded a five-year contract with an estimated value of USD 100 million by Total E&P Congo. The agreement is for ROV services and remote subsea tooling in the Moho Nord field, situated around 75 kilometres off the coast of Pointe Noire in the Republic of Congo. Fugro will supply four 200hp FCV […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Equipment

    GE Oil & Gas unveiled its next-generation blowout preventer (BOP) program that will make 20,000 pounds per square inch (20 ksi) subsea formations the next frontier in offshore oil and gas exploration. BOPs are critical pieces of subsea drilling equipment—in effect, 60-foot tall valves weighing several hundred thousand pounds—that are designed to isolate pressure in […]

  • 16 May 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Houston based Forum Energy Technologies, Inc. announced today the successful testing of its subsea Blowout Preventer Actuation Tool (BOP-AT) on a live well off the coast of West Africa at a water depth of over 1000 meters. The tool closes the blow out preventer remotely using only the power provided by a remotely operated vehicle […]

  • 8 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    GE Oil & Gas unveiled its next-generation blowout preventer (BOP) program that will make 20,000 pounds per square inch (20 ksi) subsea formations the next frontier in offshore oil and gas exploration. BOPs are critical pieces of subsea drilling equipment—in effect, 60-foot tall valves weighing several hundred thousand pounds—that are designed to isolate pressure in […]

  • 29 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    MarketsandMarkets released the report “Subsea Well Access and BOP System Market Global Trends & Forecasts to 2019” which defines and segments the global well access and BOP market with analysis and forecasts of the global revenue. The global subsea well access market is estimated to grow from over $3.2 Billion in 2014 to nearly $4.1 Billion by 2019, at a CAGR […]

  • 1 April 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Fugro has been awarded a five-year contract with an estimated value of $100 million by Total E&P Congo. The agreement is for ROV services and remote subsea tooling in the Moho Nord field, situated around 75 kilometres off the coast of Pointe Noire in the Republic of Congo. According to a press release by Fugro, […]

  • 16 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment

    Lloyd’s Register is working with leading owners and operators from the oil and gas sector to improve current methods of monitoring the performance of blow-out preventers (BOP) and reduce the risks for one of the industry’s most safety-critical pieces of equipment. ModuSpec BV and Scandpower AS, members of the Lloyd’s Register Group and global leaders […]

  • 30 October 2015
    Equipment

    DNV GL is introducing the BOP-RDT, a real-time, risk-informed BOP retrieval decision support tool to enable operators to determine when to retrieve the BOP for repair after a detected component failure. Developed at DNV GL’s R&D Center in Rio de Janeiro, the BOP-RDT tool provides the most comprehensive decision support system, using both quantitative and […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Offshore drilling contractor North Atlantic Drilling has agreed to purchase two next-generation GE Oil & Gas SeaONYXTM blowout preventer (BOP) control systems, upgrading control spreads on board NAD’s semi-submersible West Venture and drill ship West Navigator. The SeaONYX BOP control system extends system availability by incorporating multiple redundancies and hot-swappable components to keep operations online. […]

  • 12 June 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Nautronix have secured an order from a major BOP supplier to supply their NASeBOP (Emergency BOP Acoustic Control System) to be installed on Rowan’s two new ultra-deepwater drillships. Nautronix’ NASeBOP Control System provides a method of backup control of critical BOP functions in the event of failure of primary communication and control. At the heart […]

  • 9 February 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Songa Offshore’s semi-submersible newbuild rigs Songa Equinox and Songa Endurance have been faced with BOP-related downtime during the past month, the offshore drilling contractor said Tuesday in its fleet update. Namely, from January 22, the Songa Equinox ops were suspended due to unplanned BOP-related issues, which kept the rig out of action until February 5, 2016. Prior to […]

  • 14 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    EFC Group, a designer and manufacturer of instrumentation, monitoring, control and handling systems for the global oil and gas industry, has completed a £1.3million ($2.2million) contract to design and build a BOP and diverter control system for China based Dalian Shipbuilding Industry Offshore Co (DSIC Offshore). The system is installed onboard DSIC’s new build jack […]

  • 26 May 2010

    BP today provided an update on developments in the response to the MC252 oil well incident in the Gulf of Mexico. Subsea efforts continue to focus on progressing options to stop the flow of oil from the well through interventions via the blow out preventer (BOP), and to collect the flow of oil from the […]

  • 3 February 2014
    Equipment

    Offshore drilling contractor North Atlantic Drilling has agreed to purchase two next-generation GE Oil & Gas SeaONYXTM blowout preventer (BOP) control systems, upgrading control spreads on board NAD’s semi-submersible West Venture and drill ship West Navigator.   The SeaONYX BOP control system extends system availability by incorporating multiple redundancies and hot-swappable components to keep operations […]

  • 17 April 2018
    Equipment, Research & Development

    Diamond Offshore Drilling has launched its Sim-Stack service, the cybernetic blow-out prevention (BOP) service enabling the company to continuously and accurately assess BOP status. When issues arise, the Sim-Stack service immediately determines a proper course of action while providing a third party statement of fact to the operator, BSEE and other regulatory bodies, Diamond explained. Acting as the “virtual […]

  • 16 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

      Lloyd’s Register is working with leading owners and operators from the oil and gas sector to improve current methods of monitoring the performance of blow-out preventers (BOP) and reduce the risks for one of the industry’s most safety-critical pieces of equipment. ModuSpec BV and Scandpower AS, members of the Lloyd’s Register Group and global […]