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Offshore Malaysia field brought online

The East Cendor field in Block PM304, operated by Petrofac and located 140 km offshore Peninsular Malaysia, achieved its first oil production on 23 June 2021.

RotoJar becomes HydroVolve and appoints new CEO

HydroVolve, based in Aberdeen, UK, has appointed Jamie Airnes as CEO and launched a new range of technology solutions built on its patented hydraulic-powered downhole engine.

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Shell to go ahead with Whale development in Gulf of Mexico

The Whale development, owned by Shell Offshore Inc. and Chevron U.S.A. Inc., is expected to reach peak production of approximately 100 000 boe/d and currently has an estimated, recoverable resource volume of 490 million boe.


Egyptian Vulture prospect set to spud in late August

The Egyptian Vulture prospect marks the first of an anticipated seven well exploration programme which will involve Longboat Energy over the next 18 months on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.


Schlumberger posts 2Q21 profit

Schlumberger reported net income of US$431 million for the three months to June 30, compared with US$299 million in the first quarter.