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Diving suit has futuristic look, but is graceful underwater

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It looks like a cross between a diving suit from 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea and the Michelin Man, but the hard diving suit on display at the Offshore Technology Conference is neither science fiction nor a cartoon.
Categories: Crude oil, Offshore, OTC
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Booth of the day: FMC Technologies

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The two-story, 5,000-square-foot FMC Technologies booth makes quite an impression at the 2012 Offshore Technology Conference.
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Follow live as Shell talks training, equipment and standards

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Follow live as Shell officials talk training, equipment and standards.
Categories: Crude oil, Offshore, OTC, Social

OTC 2012: Subsea 7 delivers innovative riser buoy support for Petrobras project

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Subsea 7 is engineering a new concept riser configuration for the Guara-Lula NE field development in the deepwater Santos basin.
Categories: Offshore
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If OTC was a city, it’d be among the state’s largest

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It’s a bit of a cliche to say that the Offshore Technology Conference is like a small city.
Categories: Crude oil, Offshore, OTC

OTC 2012: Ultra deep drilling in ultra-deepwater possible

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An Offshore Technology Conference session on designing of the world’s deepest offshore well has featured a discussion of the challenges to drilling into the Earth’s mantle to take a 500 m (1,640 ft) sample.
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OTC 2012: Baker Hughes releases latest reservoir modeling software

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Baker Hughes has unveiled JewelSuite 2012, the latest version of the reservoir modeling software at the Offshore Technology Conference.
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OTC 2012: Empirica launches new logging technologies

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Empirica has introduced Dual Flame Ionised Detection (Dual FID) technology and Live Logging at the Offshore Technology Conference.
Categories: Offshore

First development well producing at Bacchus in North Sea

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Endeavour International Corp. (NYSE: END; LSE: ENDV) has started production from the first development well on the Bacchus field in the UK central North Sea.
Categories: Offshore
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Former BP advisor lashes out at media, feds for spill response

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Rusty Riese forecasted that the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico will have no lasting environmental impact, during a morning session at the Offshore Technology Conference.