A new lease on life in Nova Scotia
Offshore exploration and subsea production is a major topic, with operations getting under way in hot spots around the world. As the industry seeks new cost-efficient reserves, the economic benefits are pushing many regions to attract the gaze of energy majors. Jim Banks speaks to Sandy MacMullin of the Nova Scotia Department of Energy and Mines about the prospects on Canada’s eastern shoreline.
Let’s push things forward
There is a history of digital technology being deployed in oilfields, and its the evolution of technology has required the industry to keep pace with the potential efficiencies it brings. As companies move towards a more efficient and more autonomous future, Halliburton’s digital technology leader, César Bravo, discusses what the digital oilfield means today.
Enter the robots: a new approach
The UK Oil & Gas Technology Centre has invested in three robotic technologies to help transform pressure vessel inspection on offshore rigs. Ross Davies looks at how these new projects might help turn a traditionally burdensome undertaking into a more cost-efficient and safer task.
Burden of proof
The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement is proposing changes to offshore safety rules due to President Trump’s order to reduce the ‘unnecessary burden’ on industry, Julian Turner asks Greg Julian of the BSEE if it’s possible to increase production and safety.
With creative partnership opportunities proving inimitably vital for future growth, ADIPEC is realising its full potential at this year’s event, to be held on 12–15 November 2018. World Expro hears more about those succeeding in the industry and what's in store.