Statoil Petroleum AS, operator of Gimle Unit and production licence 193, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 34/10-55 S.
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The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) and the Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) have joined forces to fund and support the development of innovations which could reduce costs, raise production efficiency, and improve safety and environmental performance.
The latest published well production data from the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) suggests that shale gas production in Ohio contracted by 180 million ft3/d in 4Q 2016, with only 58 new wells turned in line.
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Hybrid coiled tubing services combine diagnostic and intervention capabilities in a single trip downhole.
Energy and Resources Minister Judith Collins has opened the Block Offer 2017 tender for petroleum exploration permits.
All of the world’s largest oil companies (Supermajors) will be in attendance at next month’s Gastech Exhibition and Conference, the largest industry gathering this year.
Next Geosolutions has been awarded two major survey contracts, which together represent a multimillion euro figure, for the North Sea Link (NSL) project, the first electricity link between UK and Norway.
The Aberdeen-based visual asset management (VAM) specialist Return To Scene Limited, part of James Fisher and Sons plc, is conducting a pilot project for BP utilising the latest generation of its R2S Mosaic technology.
Subsea 7 has announced the award of a large contract by BP as part of the deepwater Mad Dog 2 development, located approximately 190 miles south of New Orleans.
Keppel FELS Limited has entered into an agreement with Borr Drilling Limited of Bermuda, with the approval of Transocean, whereby the construction contracts for the five jackup rigs currently being built by Keppel FELS for Transocean will be novated to Borr Drilling.
TechnipFMC has been awarded a contract by ENI Ghana E&P Limited (a subsidiary of ENI, GNPC and Vitol), for the onshore part of the OCTP development of the Sankofa field, offshore Ghana.
Sacgasco Ltd has significantly strengthened its asset base in the Sacramento Basin, California, through the acquisition of five additional operated natural gas wells from various private Californian entities.
The Johan Sverdrup partnership has now decided to proceed with (DG2) Phase 2 of the Johan Sverdrup development, awarding FEED contracts to Aker Solutions, Kværner and Siemens.
Masirah Oil Limited and its partners have announced that the drilling of exploration well Karamah#1 in Block 50 Oman has started on 17 March 2017.
West Ells Phase II is an expansion of the Phase I project with an additional production capacity of 5000 bpd.
Decom North Sea has announced Chris Cox, managing director of Centrica’s Exploration & Production business, as keynote speaker for its flagship conference and exhibition, Decom Offshore 2017.
SDX Energy Inc. , the North Africa focused oil and gas company, has announced the commencement of drilling operations on the SD-1X well at its South Disouq concession in Nile Delta area of Egypt.
According to Brand Finance, Shell remains the world’s most valuable oil and gas brand with a brand value of US$37 billion, up from US$31.6 billion last year.
On 9 January 2017, Tullow Oil plc announced that it had agreed to farm-down 21.57% of its 33.33% interests in Exploration Areas 1, 1A, 2 and 3A in Uganda to Total E&P Uganda B.V. (Total) for a total consideration of US$900 million.
Petroleum Development Oman (PDO) decided to extend the framework contract for engineering and maintenance services, with joint venture STS-Tebodin, in Oman by 3 years. The contract now runs until 2021.
Aker Solutions will provide design engineering for the upgrading of the semi-submersible Njord A platform in Norway.
The scope of work includes integrated supply base operations management, logistics control planning and pipe yard operations.