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Tendeka secures OGTC funding for technology testing

Independent global completions service company Tendeka has been awarded funding from the Oil & Gas Technology Centre to advance further field testing of its wireless intelligent completions technology, PulseEight.

Petrofac awarded contract for Khazzan

Petrofac has been awarded a lump-sum contract worth approximately US$800 million by BP for the Phase 2 central processing facility (CPF) at the Khazzan Phase 2 (Ghazeer) gas development in the Sultanate of Oman.

Vallourec considers divesting its 'Drilling Products' business

Vallourec has announced that after negotiations run with the US oil services company National Oilwell Varco (NOV), it has received a binding offer for the purchase of Vallourec Drilling Products business, for a total cash amount of US$63 million.


Genel Energy provides update on Tawke PSC

Production from the Peshkabir field in the Tawke licence in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq has tripled to 15 000 bpd following completion of the Peshkabir-3 well testing, stimulation and clean-up programme.

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Otto Energy: drilling commences at SM 71

The operator has advised that the SM 71 F2 well had spudded and as at 9.45 pm on 3 December USA Central Standard Time current operations are drilling ahead at 564 ft (172 m) MD.