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Friday, September 30, 2022



Pre-salt - Technological Challenges

Posted to Brazilian Subsea and Maritime News (by Claudio Paschoa) on May 21, 2010

Drilling at a depth of two thousand meters is not a problem. Petrobras already has several wells at this depth, in Brazil and in the Gulf of Mexico, and produces at 1,886 meters in the Campos Basin, a mark that was once the world record (Shell currently holds the record…

Increasing engine damage caused by catalyst fines

Posted to Marine Propulsion Report (by Keith Henderson) on April 29, 2010

Last month a briefing to a group of marine insurance underwriters in London covered the subject of deteriorating fuel quality and the increasing incidence of severe engine damage. The drive towards low sulfur fuels is causing fuel refining processes to change…