Innovators: Production/Processing


by wade on February 15, 2013

February 13, 2013 Ottawa, Ontario; and Tel Aviv, Israel: The Canada-Israel Industrial R&D Foundation (CIIRDF) today launched the Canada-Israel Energy Science and Technology Fund (the CIEST Fund) to facilitate the bilateral development and commercialization of innovative technologies and processes applied to the energy sector.
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RFP Issued in Subsurface/Advanced Well Design

by wade on November 25, 2011

Petroleum Research’s members have identified “Subsurface/Advanced Well Design” as a strategic focus area for R&D activity. The objective is to develop knowledge and technology to increase recovery from declining & future field developments and develop marginal reservoirs. In response to this need Petroleum Research has issued a request for proposals seeking a Project Manager to manage Program Planning and Initiation activities for a multi-year R&D program in this focus area.   Read more.

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Nuts and Bolts: Orphan Industries’ L&R System

by wade on July 13, 2011

By Andrew Safer and published in the June 2011 edition of Marine Technology Reporter—   In a  1,853 sq metre fabrication shop in St. John’s, Newfoundland, Canada, Orphan Industries Limited’s 50 welders, pipefitters, millwrights, and electricians work 12-hour shifts around the clock, building ROV launch and recovery systems (LARS) and other subsea equipment, primarily for the offshore oil and gas industry. In Orphan Industries’ test facility outside, the LARS that has just been built is picking up a 40,000-lb. load weight to simulate an ROV and manipulating it back into position. Read more.


IMV Projects Atlantic / IMV Mustang Atlantic

April 26, 2011

IMV Projects Atlantic (IMVPA) provides project management, engineering, procurement and construction management (EPCM) services for Arctic and Frontier, Offshore and Onshore environments.

The IMVPA team offers the following services:
- Pipelines
- Subsea Systems
- Structures and Facilities
- Advanced Analysis
- Geotechnical and Ice Engineering
- Research and Development

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