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CGG wins extension until 2021 for Oman dedicated centre

CGG has announced the extension, until the end of 2021, of its contract with Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) for the provision of subsurface imaging technology and services at its dedicated processing centre (DPC) in Muscat.

Triangle Energy completes Cliff Head oilfield acquisition

Triangle has jointly (50/50) completed a Share Purchase Agreement (SPA) with Royal Energy Pty Ltd to acquire the 42.5% balance of the Cliff Head oilfield and associated production facilities from Roc Oil Company Limited.


Schlumberger signs MOU with Saudi Aramco

Schlumberger has signed a memorandum of understanding with Saudi Aramco to develop an In-Kingdom Total Value Add roadmap, in alignment with the Kingdom’s economic vision for 2030.


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Emekuya-1 oil discovery in Kenya

Tullow Oil plc has announced that the Emekuya-1 well in Block 13T, Northern Kenya has encountered around 75 m of net oil pay in two zones.


Bureau Veritas collaborates with ERM

Bureau Veritas has announced a new collaboration agreement with leading global provider of environmental, health, safety, risk, and social consulting services, Environmental Resources Management.


Simark Controls secures follow-up order

Simark Controls Ltd has received a major follow-up order for their proprietary Variable Frequency Drive systems (VFDs) from an Alberta Oil Producer.


Sacgasco signs farm-out agreement

Sacgasco Ltd has signed a farm-out agreement with Empyrean Energy plc (EME) for the natural gas Dempsey Prospect and other Sacramento Basin assets.


IPE receives funding package

A major funding package for the Institute of Petroleum Engineering (IPE) at Heriot-Watt University will directly support research and training for the future of the industry in UK offshore waters.


TMC secures Höegh FSRU deal

Samsung Heavy Industries has awarded TMC Compressors (TMC) a contract to deliver a marine compressed air system to a FSRU.


Gas production begins at Bezzecca

Po Valley Energy has announced that testing of the primary production layers from the Bezzecca well east of Milan, Italy, is complete.


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