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  • STS Sub-sea & Offshore specific pressure monitoring

    The Sub-sea and Offshore markets offer a challenge for product specification with customers requiring high-end products. The requirements for such products are far from a standard pressure transmitter. These products are often required to be customizable and have highly robust construction. The new products offered by ...

  • Oil in Water Monitors at 2014 Offshore Technology Conference

    May 5-8, 2014, in Houston, Texas at the Reliant Park Center You are invited to visit Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments at Booth #4809 in the Reliant Park Center to learn about the latest technology for oil in water monitoring! Live displays of oil in water monitors will include the TD-500D Handheld Oil in Water Analyzer, and the TD-4100 XD Oil in Water Monitor with EO9 Technology, and the ...

  • Oil in Water Monitors at the Offshore Technology Conference 2015!

    It's that time of the year again! OTC 2015 is almost here! Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments, Inc., is pleased to announce their attendance at OTC 2015, to be held May 4 – 7, 2015, at NRG Park, Houston, Texas. Please stop by Booth #5309 to learn about some exciting new technology in the oil in water monitor industry. Founded in 1969, the Offshore Technology Conference is the ...

  • Using space technology to monitor offshore oil and gas fields

    With the help of ESA technology used in the monitoring and control of satellites, a start-up company at ESA’s Business Incubation Centre has developed a system to remotely monitor offshore oil and gas installations. “Our Remote Intuitive Visual Operations system (RIVOPS) is based upon years of ESA experience in the monitoring of satellites and the handling of emergency situations. It is an ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Obama Administration’s Offshore Rule Reduces Safety, Hurts Offshore Energy Production

    The Obama Administration’s final offshore well control rule could reduce offshore worker safety and hurt future U.S. offshore energy development, according to Dan Naatz, Senior Vice President of Government Relations and Political Affairs for the Independent Petroleum Association of America (IPAA). “Offshore producers share the government’s goal of enhancing offshore safety and ...

  • a1-cbiss Showcase New Detectors @ Offshore Europe

    a1-cbiss are returning, alongside American company A+ Corporation (suppliers of Genie filters), to exhibit at the biannual Offshore Europe exhibition. Offshore Europe is the biggest worldwide event of its kind drawing in 1,500 exhibitors and over 48,000 attendees from a global audience. What: SPE Offshore Europe 2013 ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Don’t throw caution to the wind with offshore turbine maintenance

    The European Union’s push away from fossil fuels toward renewables, along with falling costs, has seen offshore wind thrive. And the sector is about to receive another boost, now that the focus on and investment in floating wind turbines is reaching fruition. This incredible feat of engineering has the potential to totally reshape offshore renewables, allowing for greater ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • Regulators: Safety, welding problems at offshore wind farm

    The nation's first offshore wind farm has experienced safety and welding problems, and regulators are closely monitoring construction, according to the regulatory agency that issued a permit for the work. Deepwater Wind is building a five-turbine wind farm off Block Island and began construction in July. Inspection reports about the initial weeks of construction identified "numerous" health and ...


    By Associated Press

  • Fire at offshore gas platform prompts evacuation

    A fire Thursday at an offshore natural gas platform in Alaska's Cook Inlet destroyed the crew's living quarters and forced four workers to evacuate, but no one was injured and the environmental risk was considered minimal, responders said. The blaze broke out at about 7:30 ...


    By Associated Press

  • Address to the Renewables UK Offshore Wind Conference

    Introduction Ladies and Gentlemen, I want to start by taking you back 15 years to the year 2000, the first year of the new millennium. It was the year the Spice Girls broke up. The year Chris Evans stopped making TFI Friday. It was the year we partied to see in the millennium. But what is the significance of this milestone year for us ...

  • California finds more instances of offshore fracking

    The oil production technique known as fracking is more widespread and frequently used in the offshore platforms and man-made islands near some of California's most populous and famous coastal communities than state officials believed. In waters off Long Beach, Seal Beach and Huntington Beach - some of the region's most popular surfing strands and tourist attractions - oil companies have used ...


    By Associated Press

  • £6.3 million boost for offshore wind innovation

    Offshore wind innovation has today been given a real boost with the announcement of the first three winners under the second call of the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) and the Technology Strategy Board’s (TSB) Offshore Wind Component Technologies Development and Demonstration scheme, and the launch of a fourth round of this competition. Offshore wind has tremendous potential ...

  • Eaton and Cooper Unite at SPE Offshore Europe 2013

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton has announced it will be demonstrating a range of diverse solutions to enhance safety, reliability and efficiency at the international upstream industry exhibition, SPE Offshore Europe from 3-6 September 2013 in Aberdeen, Scotland. Visitors of Eaton’s stand 1E21 will learn about the company’s broad portfolio of electrical and explosion-proof ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • GE Oil & Gas Expands Offshore Drilling Blowout Preventer and Remote Monitoring and Diagnostics Capabilities

    Offshore Technology Conference (OTC): GE Oil & Gas (NYSE: GE) has expanded its suite of blowout preventer (BOP) and remote monitoring and diagnostic (RM&D) technologies for the offshore drilling industry. The newly launched, technology-intensive products will help offshore drillers increase equipment performance, safety and reliability and optimize operational ...


    By General Electric

  • Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments announces a successful 2012 Offshore Technology Conference

    Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments announces a successful 2012 Offshore Technology Conference in Houston, TX. Exploration and production was the main focus of the show and Turner Designs Hydrocarbon Instruments stood out as the only company with a singular focus on oil in water monitoring solutions. With a complete product line of fluorescence technology based continuous on-line monitors ...

  • Crowcon showing latest gas safety technology at Offshore Europe

    Crowcon is showing its latest gas safety technology at the Offshore Europe Conference and Exhibition in September. On the Crowcon stand (#4B110) visitors can see the new Gas-Pro portable gas detector, bump/calibration testing equipment and state-of-the-art data management software. You can also learn about the I-Test and Q-Test gas test and calibration systems, with supporting software, which ...

  • Stantec to conduct landmark ecological study for offshore wind siting

    Environmental consulting and engineering firm Stantec has announced its plans to launch a significant pilot study focused on evaluating bat and bird movements off the coast of Maine. The project, the first phase of which will run from late July through October this year, will collect data on migration patterns of bats and birds in the Gulf of Maine and represents the first such study of its kind ...


  • £3m joint industry programme to accelerate the deployment of the UK offshore wind programme

    Offshore wind has tremendous potential to deliver considerable clean, renewable electricity for the UK. The Carbon Trust’s offshore wind accelerator (OWA) has been commissioned by the leading offshore wind developers in the UK, The Crown Estate, Marine Scotland and Department of Energy and Climate Change ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • GL Garrad Hassan at EWEA Offshore 2011: The `Real` capital expenditures

    The process of financing an offshore wind farm is complex, multiple contracts with different suppliers and contractors raises a multitude of commercial risks. The final amount of total capital expenditure (CAPEX) of a project is one of the central questions in financing a wind project and estimating this total CAPEX upfront is a challenge. In his presentation at the EWEA Offshore Conference in ...


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