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A Pressure Test for E&P Innovation
For innovators, the oil price crash offers an opportunity—customers willing to try new methods they would not have in better times.
NASA Risk-Management Tool Could Help Offshore Industry
The probabilistic risk assessment tool used to manage risk on the International Space Station could have benefits in deepwater.
Conquering Change: Lessons From the Past
Downturns are excellent opportunities for young professionals to learn about different aspects of the industry and broaden their horizons.
Seismic Shifts Lead to Stricter Regulations
Oklahoma officials have ordered their tightest restrictions yet on disposal wells in an effort to reduce earthquakes.
The Search for Flight MH 370 Shows the Durability of AUVs
In the future, it may be possible to use a large number of AUVs deployed from multiple points to carry out large surveys.
Preparation and Collaboration Are Crucial to Cost Savings for FPSOs
In an uncertain financial environment, one way to cut costs is through efficient construction and conversion of FPSO units.
Wind Could Be Pushing Offshore Oil Production
The floating wind turbine saves both the cost of long lines for electricity and seawater for injection from the host.
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