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Nabors Industries to Acquire RDS
The main shareholders of RDS have today entered into an agreement to sell 100 % of the RDS shares to Nabors Industries.
RDS show-cased in World Economic Forum White Paper
The White Paper concerns the Digital Transformation Initiative in the Oil and Gas Industry
Performance test of Robotic Pipe Handler accepted
RDS has performance tested its Robotic Pipe Handler at the outside test yard.
RDS test yard ready
The outside test area at Kvaal is now operational.
RDS nominated for Innovation Award at ONS
RDS is among the five nominees for one of the Innovation Awards at the ONS oil show.
RDS launches new robotic pipe handler and signs contract for first delivery
Robotic Drilling Systems AS (RDS) has entered into a contract with Nabors Industries (NYSE: NBR) for delivery of its newly developed all-electric robotic pipe handler.
Visit from the Minister of Oil and Energy, Mr. Tord Lien
On April 28, the Minister of Oil and Energy visited RDS at Kvål
RDS wins the Golden Vector Award at Hannover fair
In competition with 190 companies from 26 countries, RDS made it to the top.
RDS featured in Stavanger Aftenblad
On April 4, 2016, Stavanger Aftenblad brought an article about RDS and its participation in the competion "Norway's smartest industry company"
RDS featured in Teknisk Ukeblad and tu.no
Norwegian technical weekly magazine Teknisk Ukeblad visited RDS for an update of the development of robots.
RDS featured at Statoil Capital Market Day in London and in DNTV
On 4. February 2016, Statoil held its yearly Capital Market Day in London. Statoil Executive Vice President Mrs. Margareth Øvrum presented target technology for future competitiveness. DNTV and Dagens Næringsliv picked up the story.
Oil service analyst describes RDS as "a hidden pearl in Odfjell Drilling"
The Norwegian Financial Daily Finansavisen on 23. January 2016 featured an article about Nordea Oilservice Analyst Janne Kvernland's analysis of RDS.
Installation of the world's first drill floor robot at IRIS Ullrigg Well Centre
On 23. September, IRIS Ullrigg Well Centre presented the world's first drill floor robot installed on a rig
RDS Multi-Size Elevator test featured in Offshore.no
Offshore.no TV broadcasts from workshop tests of the RDS Multi-Size Elevator.
RDS featured in article in Stavanger Aftenblad
The article of April 11, 2015 also features on www.aftenbladet.no with link to a new video released by RDS. The video can also be found on the front page of the www.rds.no webpage.
RDS featured in E&P Hart Energy
The article of November 25, 2014 with the title “Oil, Gas Technologies Investment Tops $7 Billion” is written by Velda Addison of Hart Energy. Among others, Daniel Choi, Lux Research analyst ...
RDS presentations at conferences
Up-coming presentations by RDS in Kristiansand, Houston and Aberdeen
Odfjell Drilling becomes a major shareholder in in Robotic Drilling Systems AS (RDS).
Through an agreement with existing RDS shareholders Odfjell Drilling will participate in a new share issue of 50 MNOK
European oil and gas Magazine
The future of drilling has received a reboot with the introduction of an innovative autonomous robotic drilling rig
Offshore Magazine; Electric floor hand can "learn" new tasks
All-electric industrial robot aims to improve quality, efficiency, safety
Betty Liu reports on Robotic Drilling Systems AS
.....a Norwegian company manufacturing some of the most advanced robots on Earth
The Engineer: NASA information could aid robotic oil drill development
NASA is to help a Norwegian company developing robotic oil drills by sharing information about the Curiosity Mars rover.
Teknisk Ukeblad: NASA lærer av norsk oljeindustri
Teknisk Ukeblad skriver om samarbeidet mellom RDS og NASA.
Bloomberg Businessweek: Robots, The Future of the Oil Industry
Businessweek features RDS on August 30, 2012.
Seabed Rig AS has changed name to Robotic Drilling Systems AS
To emphasis our focus on top side drilling structures Seabed Rig AS has changed name to Robotic Drilling System™ AS (RDS).
RDS with great respons during OTC 2012
RDS would like to extend our deepest gratitude to all who visited us during OTC
RDS at OTC 2012
RDS a part of the Norwegian Pavilion at OTC 2012
New webpage under construction
Over the next few weeks Robotic Drilling Systems will update this web page.
Seabed Rig AS finalist in DNB Nor's innovation award
Seabed Rig AS finalist with the new Robotic Drilling System unmanned drill floor
PetroNews: Robotic tunnel vision
Norwegian and Russian scientists patented consept of using robotic drilling structures in water filled tunnels.
Seabed Rig ready to sign agreement with NASA
Seabed Rig will sign an agreement with NASA to further develop autonomous drilling system.
Seabed Rig Technology Winner 2011 in IEEE Spectrum Magazine
Every year the staff of IEEE Spectrum searches the globe for technology projects. Seabed Rig AS robot drilling rig is among the five most promising up-and-coming technologies in the world today.
Seabed Rig discussed in NRK radio program
NRK radio program talks about robotic technologies
Seabed Rig AS nominated for the Norwegian Research Council's R&D-prize
For the second year in a row, Seabed Rig AS is among the six nominated companies for the Norwegian Research Council's R&D-prize.
Stavanger Aftenblad: Millionstøtte til unikt prosjekt
Statoil har støttet grunderbedrifter i 15 år og deler ut rundt 30 millioner kroner årlig. Selskapet bak undervannsriggen Seabed Rig har totalt....
Teknisk Ukeblad: Se den autonome boreriggen
Første fullskala versjon av den autonome helautomatiske boreriggen Seabed Rig er under test på Forus utenfor Stavanger. Måler et at den skal stå på havbunnen.
Finalist in ONS SME innovation award
Among 60 nominated, Seabed Rig reached the final five
Prototype of autonomous drilling rig in place at Forus
Seabed Rig's autonomous drilling rig prototype has now been installed at Forus Teknologipark.
Stavanger Aftenblad: Oljerigg for Nordpolen på Forus
På Forus bygger de en borerigg for Nordpolen.
PETROMAKS: Eksempler på petroleumsforskning i Norge 2008
Program for maksimal utnyttelse av petroleumsressursene
Teknisk Ukeblad: Utvikler verdens største robot
Den automatiske boreriggen Seabed Rig, som kan plasseres på havbunnen, utstyres med verdens største industrirobot.
OG21: Compatibility between Norwegian petroleum activities and environmental stewardship
OG21 has established a booklet and a brochure to illustrate the connection between new technology and environment.
Teknisk Ukeblad: Dette er Statoils 10 teknologifavoritter
Statoil går inn med millioner i teknologier selskapet har tro på.
Seabed Rig AS nominated for "Norway's most innovative company Award"
The Award is handed out by the Research Council of Norway, and Seabed Rig AS is one of six nominated companies
DN: Skal løse is-problemet
StatoilHydro investerer i et riggprosjekt som skal løse alle problemer med oljeleting i is-utsatte farvann i nord. Riggen skal plasseres på havbunnen
Press Release: StatoilHydro new part owner of Seabed Rig AS
Important technical and financial partner becomes new part owner of Seabed Rig
Rogalands Avis: Utvikler havbunnsrigg
Stavanger-selskapet Seabed Rig utvikler en fullautomatisert borerigg som står på havets bunn. Det vil gjøre leteboring billigere og mer miljøvennlig
Forskning.no: Borende robot på havets bunn
Seabed Rig AS vil ha boreprosessen på havets bunn, og har utviklet en robotisert boreplattform som gjør leteprosessen billigere og mer miljøvennlig.
PETROMAKS: Godt besøkt med høyt aktivitetsnivå
Årets forskningsdager fant sted mellom 19. og 28. september med over tusen arrangementer landet rundt.
Teknisk Ukeblad: Mot prototyp for havbunnsboring
Seabed Rig vil flytte boreprosessen ned på havbunnen. Nå er de ett skritt nærmere målet. Se video!
Oil & Gas: Development of Step-Change Technology for Seabed Drilling
A continued rise in exploration drilling cost is fuelling the development of a submerged and fully automated seabed drilling rig. In 2005, Seabed Rig AS, a Stavanger-based company, started the development of an innovative drilling rig to be located submerged at the seabed for cost-effective drilling in deep waters and arctic areas
Teknisk Ukeblad: Vil hente olje under Nordpolen
Norske Seabed Rig utvikler en fullautomatisert borerobot som kan revolusjonere leteboring i Arktis. Allerede neste sommer konstrueres en prototyp.
Børsen: Sådan henter vi olien op fra ishavet
Den danske civilingeniør Lars Raunholt står i spidsen for en iværksætteride, der skal gøre det grønlandske og arktiske olieeventyr muligt. En gigantisk borerobot skal stå på bunden under ishavet og bore sig ned til olien i sikkerhed for isbjerge og polarstorme.
Oil & Gas: Innovative Seabed Drilling Rig
Drilliing of subsea wells is highly expencive, as rig rates now are up to USD 500,000 per day. Also, it becomes more and more challenging to reach the un-harvested reservoirs, which are often located in deep water or in arctic areas. It is estimated that 40 percent of the oil yet to be found is located in deep water or arctic areas.
Seabed Rig AS vinner 2. pris i DnBNor Innovasjonspris konkurranse
Seabed Rig AS vant 2. prisen i DnBNor Innovasjonspris 2006 blant 327 ideer i den nasjonale konkurranse.
Finansavisen: Rigg-gründer får starthjelp
Oppfinner Per Olav Haughom vil utkonkurrere verdens oljerigger. Men for å realisere drømmen trenger han en halv milliard kroner. Nå får han starthjelp.
DN Lørdag: Vil gjøre slutt på rigger
Det siste året har norske selskaper hentet inn milliarder av kroner for å bygge nye borerigger. Formuer er skapt i et forrykende tempo. I Stavanger jobber et lite miljø med en ny teknologi som kan gjøre at det ikke lenger er bruk for riggene.
Oilinfo News: From rigs to riches
The dream of Russia and gigantic oil and gas resources in the Arctic region revitalises the plans for moving the drilling rigs down to the seabed. The world-leading Norwegian subsea environment is now eager to take part in the technological development
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