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Upstream news updates
The planned isolation of three of the six stimulated zones and perforation of two other zones within the Southwark A2 well has been completed.
The request comes in response to the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) stating “a wave of new opportunities” for the UK’s offshore supply chain will be created by projects following a study it conducted in conjunction with the Global Underwater Hub (GUH).
The Sunrise joint venture (SJV), comprising TIMOR GAP, Operator Woodside Energy and Osaka Gas Australia, is undertaking a concept select programme for the development of the Greater Sunrise fields – 150 km south of Timor-Leste.
Employment in the US oilfield services and equipment sector rose by an estimated 3069 jobs to 652 090 in January, according to preliminary data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Offshore Energies UK says calls by politicians to impose UK windfall taxes on companies’ global profits risked misleading voters and consumers.
New solutions expand on Baker Hughes’ digital ecosystem, providing new levels of efficiency, performance and emissions reduction for oilfield, gas and industrial segments.
The American Petroleum Institute (API) has announced the promotion of Holly Hopkins to Vice President of Upstream Policy.
This is the third FPSO that Keppel Shipyard is delivering to SBM Offshore and will be chartered to the consortium of ExxonMobil, CNOOC, and Hess to operate in offshore Guyana.
The company has secured new projects in Africa, Norway, Thailand and Singapore, while strengthening ties to an existing client in Malaysia.
Offshore Energies UK (OEUK) has warned that more action is needed from both government and industry to support supply chain companies in playing a critical role in sustaining oil and gas activity while helping to build the UK’s low-carbon future energy systems.
More oil news updates
The company and its partner, Spirit Energy, have announced that production has commenced from the 10th well at its operated Cygnus gas field in the UK southern North Sea.
The company has announced that the ultra-deepwater drillship, Dhirubhai Deepwater KG2, has been awarded a 910-day contract by a national oil company for work offshore Brazil.
The review depicts a turbulent year for the industry, with a constant battle between the energy transition and societal pressures to maintain energy supply.
The global oil and gas exploration sector had its strongest year in 2022 in more than a decade according to Wood Mackenzie.
TotalEnergies and Eni have completed the transfer to QatarEnergy of a 30% interest in exploration Blocks 4 and 9 off the coast of Lebanon.
The company has been awarded a multi-million-dollar contract for the supply of an 80 000-channel nodal acquisition system in the Middle East.
The company’s strategic growth plans follow on from a successful year which saw the company establish new bases in Brazil and Australia and grow its global headcount by more than 30%.
The three-year agreement covers the supply of OCTG Premium products, associated accessories, and specialised physical and digital services, representing a volume of supply above 110 kt of products and accessories.
The well is being drilled by KCA Deutag, with final depth of around 4700 m expected to be reached in June this year.
The first contract, in partnership with Aker Solutions do Brasil, has been awarded by Total Energies, for the LAPA Southwest (LAPA SW) Development Project, a deepwater oilfield in the Santos Basin in the South Atlantic.
Preliminary production figures for December 2022 show an average daily production of 1 983 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate.
The Uaru field development award marks Strohm’s largest order.
Each participant in the SoG Training Courses will gain expertise in functionality tests, best practices, configuration, troubleshooting, certificate of attendance and compliance.
The company has secured orders for the supply of 25 000 metric tons of line pipe for an upcoming landmark Salamanca deep-water development off the US coast of the Gulf of Mexico.