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LGO Energy: Trinidad drilling update

LGO can confirm that Rig#18 has now been successfully mobilised to the Goudron Field where it has been contracted to drill at least two infill wells to the Mayaro Sandstone reservoir.

Roxi Petroleum: proposed merger

Roxi, the Central Asian oil and gas company, with a focus on Kazakhstan, has announced that it will be posting to Shareholders a Circular regarding a proposed merger in respect of the Company's Eragon Assets.

L&N Scotland upgrades to new ISO standard

L&N Scotland, an Aberdeen-based subsea manufacturer, has announced that it has been successful in upgrading its ISO 9001:2008 certification to the new International Quality Standard ISO 9001:2015.


Lundin makes oil and gas discovery in Barents Sea

Lundin Norway AS, operator of production licence 533, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 7219/12-1 and appraisal well 7219/12-1 A (Filicudi). The well proved oil and gas.


INPEX makes oil discovery at onshore Exploration Block 10, Iraq

INPEX CORPORATION has announced that it has succeeded in discovering deposits of quality oil through the drilling of an exploration well at the onshore Exploration Block 10 (the block) in the Republic of Iraq, in which it holds a 40% participating interest through INPEX South Iraq, Ltd., a subsidiary.

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ROVCO: UK ROV company completes first overseas contracts

UK-based start-up Rovco has taken its firsts steps into international waters and made significant progress towards growing its global footprint following the completion of two subsea survey contracts in Southeast Asia and the Middle East.


First Subsea wins Allseas contract

Allseas has awarded First Subsea a contract to supply a 42 in. Ballgrab Pipeline Recovery Tool (PRT) for the Sur de Texas-Tuxpan pipeline project.


ADNOC awards CNPC 8% Stake in ADCO onshore concession

CNPC contributed a sign up bonus of AED 6.5 billion (US$1.77 billion) to enter the concession. The onshore concession is operated by the Abu Dhabi Company for Onshore Petroleum Operations (ADCO).


Plant Integrity Management Ltd set to grow by 10%

The firm, which specialises in integrity management services, has created five new positions at its UK headquarters. The new roles, which include two senior engineers, a corrosion consultant, a software developer and a technical assistant.


Video: Eelume robotic snake

Eelume AS has released the first live video footage of its take on underwater intervention vehicles.


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