World Expro Awards 2014Top
The inaugural World Expro Awards featuring the winning nominees across a range of industry disciplines and categories.
Regional focus − AsiaTop
GlobalData offers research from the latest survey, looking at procurement and budgetary trends in the Asia-Pacific offshore oil and gas industry.Show preview − OTC Asia 2014
After more than 40 years in Houston, OTC is launching its first Asian event in Malaysia. We find out what delegates and exhibitors can expect.
Drilling & well technologyTop
Konstantin Burdin, well intervention geoMarket technical engineer, Schlumberger
Schlumberger’s Konstantin Burdin discusses the wider range of applications for coiled tubing when considering their use in horizontal wells.
Mazuin Ismail, head, projects & engineering division, Petronas
With a range of E&P responsibilities, we find out how offshore E&P varies for Petronas, domestically and internationally, and how this impacts on the subsea working environment for field engineers.
John Berstad, lead engineer, rigid pipelines, Technip
John Berstad takes us through the critical planning process that takes place prior to Subsea pipelaying projects, and how all technical challenges are considered and overcome before construction begins.
Design, engineering & constructionTop
Communications and data managementTop
Fayez Kharbat, engineering knowledge and resources division, Saudi Aramco
IP protection is crucial to any industry that invests so heavily in research and development. We find out how the IT architecture at Saudi Aramco is designed to protect the organisation’s data and intellectual property.
Transport & logisticsTop
Arnstein Eknes, segment director, special ships, DNV Norway
DNV discusses the trade-off between efficiency and industry needs in offshore support vessel design.
Safety and securityTop
Edward Hamilton, head of threat and vulnerability management, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC)
PwC discuss the need to priortise oil and gas assets, and protect them against physical and cyber attacks.
Inspection, maintenance & repairTop
Kaj-Ove Skartun, manager subsea IMR, Statoil
Subsea inspection, maintenance and repair have come a long way since Statoil’s first offshore exploration several decades ago. Skartun discusses how IMR practices and technology have had to evolve as production assets have changed over the years.
Austin Hand, project director, Brent Decommissioning Project, Shell
With the Brent decommissioning project well underway, we find out what technical hurdles the team have faced and how they been overcome, and how the overall schedule is progressing.