A selection of stories from this week’s upstream oil and gas news.
Oilsands turnaround cost performance study
AP Canada has presented the results of its Oil Sands Turnaround Cost Performance Benchmarking Study.
Oil and gas R&D spending to increase
New research from Lloyd’s Register Energy has shown that oil and gas research and development spending is to increase by 10% in 2015.
New subsea report from DNV GL: key trends
DNV GL has issued the report ‘Subsea – Technology Developments, Incidents and Future Trends’ on behalf of the Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority.
PGS completes new Indonesia-Australia megaproject
PGS, in conjunction with Spec Partners, Horizon, and MIGAS, has announced the completion of the Abadi-Arafura-Aru (AAA) megaproject.
Exploring unknown acreage in the Norwegian Sea
This summer, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) will map the subsurface on the Mørerand High and Gjallar Ridge South in the Norwegian Sea.
Ukraine crisis and UK oil and gas consultancy
The crisis in Ukraine is likely to have a limited impact on the UK oil and gas consultant community.
Adapted by David Bizley
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