DeepStar Names New Co-Chairs to Contributors’ Advisory Panel

Tuesday, August 13, 2002
Peter M. Lovie, P.E., vice president of business development for American Shuttle Tankers L.L.C., Houston, has been appointed to co-chair the Contributors’ Advisory Panel of The DeepStar Project, DeepStar Project Director B. John Sheets, of ChevronTexaco Exploration and Production Technology Co., has announced. ”Peter Lovie has been a tireless advocate for Floating Production, Storage and Offloading (FPSO) vessel technology in recent years and has broad experience with other systems through a 30 year career in our industry”, Sheets said. “He brings broad engineering, economics, and commercial experience that will be valuable as DeepStar moves to respond more specifically to operators' field development requirements.” Lovie became Vice President, Business Development of American Shuttle Tankers L.L.C. in January 2002. Before joining AST, he worked in Houston for Bluewater Offshore Production Systems, where he became recognized in the deepwater floating production community for advocating the use of FPSOs in the Gulf of Mexico. In December 2001, the Society of Petroleum Engineers selected him to receive a Section Service Award for "Outstanding vision and leadership as Chair of the Facilities & Construction Group and the Deepwater Facility Selection Workshops”. Lovie organized and chairs the steering committee of the FPSO Global Workshop, a 2-day event supported by SPE, DeepStar and five other industry groups, to occur Sept. 24-25, 2002, at the Wyndham Greenspoint Hotel in Houston. The DeepStar Project is a joint industry technology development project focused on advancing the technologies needed to drill and produce hydrocarbons in water as deep as 10,000 ft. Members currently include 13 oil and gas companies and 45 service companies, the latter of whom join as Contributors. Det Norske Veritas used Navion shuttle tanker data and Skaugen PetroTrans lightering data in a quantitative risk assessment of the potential of an oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico in the base-case FPSO scenario described in the Minerals Management Service¹s Environmental Impact Statement to evaluate potential environmental effects of using an FPSO in the deepwater portions of the Gulf of Mexico. DNV prepared and submitted to MMS a detailed report on the risk-assessment methodology and results.
Maritime Reporter September 2014 Digital Edition
FREE Maritime Reporter Subscription
Latest Maritime News    rss feeds

People & Company News

Delta "T" Hooks for Offshore Customer

Gaining further ground into the offshore crane market, Delta "T" Systems supplied Cranston Eagle hooks to crane manufacturer Appleton Marine, Inc.   These cranes

St. Lawrence Seaway Workers Extend Strike Deadline

The union that represents workers on the St. Lawrence Seaway, the waterway that links the Great Lakes and the Atlantic Ocean, has extended a strike deadline to Monday at 5 p.

New Functionality in WatchMate Vision

Vesper Marine has announced updates to its WatchMate Vision and XB-8000 product lines.   Now, in addition to transmitting and receiving position, course, speed

 
 
Maritime Security Maritime Standards Naval Architecture Navigation Offshore Oil Pipelines Port Authority Salvage Sonar Winch
rss | archive | history | articles | privacy | terms and conditions | contributors | top maritime news | about us | copyright | maritime magazines
maritime security news | shipbuilding news | maritime industry | shipping news | maritime reporting | workboats news | ship design | maritime business

Time taken: 0.1569 sec (6 req/sec)