Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract by Shell for the deepwater semi-submersible rig Mærsk Developer.
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KBR Inc. has been awarded pre-front end engineering design and project support services contracts by BP.
Statoil has received consent to use West Elara for drilling and completing on the Valemon field.
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Petrobras reports that its total oil and natural gas production in July was 2.74 million boe/d, 2.63 million boe/d of which produced in Brazil and 114 000 boe/d produced abroad.
Hyperdynamics Corporation has provided an update on the drilling status on the Fatala-1 exploration well offshore the Republic of Guinea as it nears completion of the initial portion of the well.
Industry body Subsea UK is hosting two briefing sessions with the Department for International Trade (DIT) ahead of SPE Offshore Europe 2017.
The company has received permission from the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) to drill and then produce the Lidsey-X2 horizontal production well at its Lidsey production oilfield, license PL 241.
UK company MeadCo today launches ScriptX 8.0 to the oil and gas industry. ScriptX is essential for consistent printing of daily reports, equipment lists and all critical documents, both on and off shore, from Internet Explorer.
Opportunities for digitalisation are currently being embraced by the oil and gas sector. Lundin Norway and DNV GL have developed the first step in a solution for predicting unplanned shutdowns of Lundin Norway’s Edvard Grieg production platform.
The Rio Grande Oeste 1 exploration well was drilled and completed to a total depth of 5500 ft targeting the Grupo Neuquen formation, where 15 different potential reservoir sands were identified - at depths that range from 1800 - 5500 ft - with a potential net pay of 400 ft.
Kvaerner has been awarded a contract with A/S Norske Shell for the disposal and demolition of the Subsea Compression Pilot at Nyhamna.
Early-stage natural resources exploration marks milestone in Zambia’s diversification agenda as the nation moves towards becoming a middle-income country by 2030.
This particular ISO certification includes a strong customer focus, the motivation and implication of top management, the process approach and continual improvement.
In the second annual roundtable hosted by Trelleborg, industry experts agree that the silver lining in the low barrel price is the willingness of the industry to embrace innovative solutions that can lower overall costs while not compromising safety.
Aker BP ASA has awarded an agreement to Odfjell Drilling for the lease of the semi-submersible drilling rig Deepsea Stavanger for a period of approximately 9 months, with commencement in February 2018.
Range has entered into a binding sale and purchase agreement to acquire certain producing assets from a wholly owned subsidiary of Trinity Exploration and Production Plc for a cash consideration of US$4.55 million.
The Waitsia-4 appraisal well reached total depth (TD) of 3744 m measured depth below rotary table (MDRT) at 15:30 hours (3.30 pm) AWST on 10 August 2017 and preparations are now being made to commence a wireline logging programme.
The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF)’s latest Innovation Network Tech Talk event will bring together technology developers, industry bodies, service companies and operators to discover the opportunities for efficient and cost-effective decommissioning and well abandonment.
Xodus Group has appointed Enrico Salardi as its decommissioning director to lead the company’s experienced ‘decom division’ which was formed in 2015.
Zion Oil & Gas, Inc. continues active drilling operations at its Megiddo-Jezreel #1 well in Israel. The company has reached a depth of approximately 5850 ft (~1785 m) toward a proposed total depth of up to ~15 000 ft.
M2 Subsea, the global independent provider of ROV services, has formed an alliance with leading vessel operator, Harvey Gulf Marine International to provide subsea ROV services in the Gulf of Mexico.
Comet Ridge Limited has provided an update on the field work presently occurring in and around the Mira production pilot, in the northern central part of the Mahalo Block, approximately 240 km west of Gladstone in central Queensland.
Probe Technologies Holdings, Inc., a supplier of logging and reservoir monitoring technology, has announced that Turnbridge Capital has completed a growth recapitalisation of the company alongside its experienced management team.