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Production begins at Utgard field

Recoverable Utgard resources are estimated at around 40 million boe and daily production on plateau will be around 43 000 boe.



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08 Oct 2019 - 09 Oct 2019

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CannSeal releases mobile resin mixer

The mobile mixer allows the company's proprietary epoxy resin to be mixed onsite and deployed immediately before installation.


COSL Drilling Europe achieves OPITO CMS approval

The Norwegian contractor, who demonstrated and implemented a best practice CMS covering operations on one of its North Sea assets, achieved the accreditation in under four months.


Cooper Energy plugs Annie-1 wellbore

Abandonment of the well has been delayed following failure of 2 of the Diamond Offshore Ocean Monarch drilling rig’s 8 mooring chains.


VAALCO Energy begins Gabon drilling campaign

Drilling of the Etame 9P appraisal wellbore is expected to take approximately four weeks, after which the company will commence drilling the Etame 9H development well targeting the Gamba reservoir.


Rystad Energy comments on Saudi drone attacks

The drone attack on the world’s largest oil processing facility, Abqaiq in the heart of Saudi Arabia’s oil industry, forced Saudi Aramco to shut in 5.7 million bpd of crude production.


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