Deepwater Sea Life

When you work in deepwater environment (3000 ft + below sea level), you may think what kinds of creatures live in that condition.  Roman Fedorstov  has shared some amazing photos of animal living at that condition. You can take a look that these are animal passing by subsea BOP, riser, etc.

If you want to see Roman Fedorstov’s portforlio, you can click the links below.

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You Can Travel To North Sea’s Oil Platform as Tourists

You can imagine that you can travel to the Troll A platform in the North Sea without working in the oil and gas industry.  It cost you quite a lot of money 🙂

This is the news below.

Bored with palm-fringed beaches and turquoise seas? Then the gigantic oil platforms of the North Sea beckon. The first ever “rig-spotting” cruise just ended off the coast of Norway, and those onboard the four-day trip said it was jawdropping.

“I couldn’t believe that these big buildings could be made,” said passenger Kari Somme, 86, after seeing Statoil’s (STL.OL) Troll A platform – the heaviest structure ever moved by mankind – towering 200 meters (650 feet) above the surface of the sea.

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Spectacular Oilfield Calendar 2016 – Free Download

This year, 2015, is one of the toughest years in oil and gas industry because oil price drastically drops than anybody can imagine. We wish in 2016 this will be a great year for us. We create a calendar for 2016 that you can download for free. Each image has 1600 pixels in width and 1200 pixels in height.

We wish you would enjoy our special oilfield calendar 2016. Please feel free to share with your friends, colleges, family members, etc.

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Definitions of Various Offshore Drilling Rig Types and Generations

Many people ask us about the definitions of the various generations of offshore drilling rigs.The details below consist of definition of offshore rig types and meaning of rig generations. This will help you get more understanding so when you hear about this drillship is 5th generation rig and you will know right away what it means.

offshore rig definition

Jackup

jackup

Jackups are mobile, self-elevating drilling platforms that are equipped with moveable legs. Jackups are towed to a drilling site by tug boats before the unit lowers its legs to the seabed and then jacks up the hull to elevate it above the sea level, after which drilling operations can begin. The units are used exclusively for shallow water exploration and production drilling.

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