Process Simulation: News for Oil & Gas and Hydrocarbon Industries  Membership Services Ľ
Gulf Oil and Gas grow your business
Home News Events Projects Tenders Unconventionals Community | My Account
Products and vendors Services and providers Jobs

Investing in New Control System Technology

Source: www.gulfoilandgas.com 10/8/2005, Location: Europe

Share |

A new solution for testing control systems on ships and offshore systems which offers improved safety, enhanced efficiency and lower costs is being backed by Statoil Innovation. The CyberSea Simulator developed by Marine Cybernetics makes it possible to devise possible errors and operating problems by plugging a simulator device into the control hardware.

That in turn allows the system to be tested while the ship or installation is under construction or in operation. This not only improves safety, but also reduces the time and cost of sea trials and possible disruptions during normal activity.

Advanced control systems are used for dynamic positioning, navigation, autopilots and crane operations, and are becoming increasingly important on modern ships and offshore installations. Faults in such facilities could cause collisions between vessels and installations, and hazardous conditions during manoeuvring, diving, pipelaying, installation and drilling.

Statoil has been a prime mover in developing the CyberSea Simulator, and Marine Cybernetics got its first support from the groupís supplier development programme (LUP). A frame agreement concluded by Statoil with the company this year covers safeguarding dynamic positioning systems for ships and floating offshore installations.

Other Marine Cybernetics partners are Det Norske Veritas, Norsk Hydro, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and Innovation Norway.

Process Simulation News in Norway >>

SMOE Secures EPC Contract Worth over $1 Billion at Culzean Field
United Kingdom >>  9/1/2015 - Sembcorp Marine subsidiary SMOE Pte Ltd has secured an Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) contract worth over USD One billion (including ...
Amec Foster Wheeler Wins Integrated Services Contract by Maersk Oil
United Kingdom >>  8/27/2015 - Amec Foster Wheeler has awarded a three year Integrated Services Contract (ISC) by Maersk Oil, an international oil and gas company and a fully-owned ...

Total Sells North Sea Midstream Assets for $905 Million
United Kingdom >>  8/27/2015 - Total has signed an agreement to sell all of its interests in the FUKA and SIRGE gas pipelines and the St. Fergus Gas Terminal to North Sea Midstream ...
The Crude Oil Futures Market Structure
Austria >>  8/23/2015 - Crude oil futures on both sides of the Atlantic fell to multi-month lows, taking ICE Brent below $60/b. ICE Brent shed almost $7 to settle way below $...

OPEC Reference Basket
Austria >>  8/18/2015 - The ORB value continued its downward trend in July, dipping by a further 10% to settle below $60/b and near the six-year low levels reached earlier in...
Investment Flows into Commodities Markets
Austria >>  8/17/2015 - Open interest volume (OIV) in selected US commodity markets increased in July for crude oil and precious metals, while it declined for agriculture, na...



Related Categories: Bid and Proposal Software  CAD Systems  Control Software  Design Software  e-business  Financial Accounting Software  Gas Software  General  GIS Software  Import Documentation System  Materials Management Software Materials Management  Oil Software  Petroleum Software  Process Simulation  Procurement Software  Property Management Software  Risk Management  Sales automation Software 

Related Articles: CAD Systems  Control Software  Design Software  e-business  Financial Accounting Software  Gas Software  General  GIS Software  Materials Management Software Materials Management  Oil Software  Petroleum Software  Process Simulation  Procurement Software  Property Management Software  Risk Management 


Norway Oil & Gas 1 >>  2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 |

More News

Oil & Gas Companies in Norway >>

Related Links

Countries Quick Links

00 AT BE BG CH CY CZ DE DK ES FI FR GR HR HU IE IT NL NO PL RO SE SI TR UK
Gulf Oil and Gas B2B marketplace:   About -  Advertising -  Competitive Intelligence -  Talent Solutions -  Membership Services Follow us on Facebook
Copyright © Universal Solutions All rights reserved. Privacy Policy. - Contact Us  Gulfoilandgas rss feed