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Electrifying the Barents Sea

Marius Kluge Foss and Gina Nygard, Rystad Energy, review the state of the upstream industry on the Norwegian Continental Shelf and propose a way to electrify the Barents Sea, the new Norwegian petroleum province.

Horizon Oil strengthens acreage position in Papua New Guinea

Horizon Oil is pleased to advise that it has increased to about 28% its interest in the total certified resources contained in Papua New Guinea’s Western Foreland fields of 2.0 - 2.5 tcf gas and 60 - 70 million bbls of condensate.

Enagás makes a net profit of €269.1 million

This figure includes the accounting impact produced by the full consolidation of the Quintero LNG plant in Chile, included since January 2017. Taking this into account, net profit has increased by 25.6% on the same period last year.

The Weir Group PLC trading update

In recent weeks, upstream North American markets have recovered more strongly than formerly anticipated. Higher levels of frack fleet utilisation and significant tightening of industry capacity are both benefiting the Group’s Oil & Gas division.


Westwood Insight: drilling down, performance up

Conventional exploration performance has improved considerably in 2017, with commercial success rates above 50% and much lower finding costs than for the same period in 2016.

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Go with the flow

Michael Konopczynski and Iko Oguche, Tendeka, Inc., investigate downhole flow profiling using optical fibre distributed temperature sensing (virtual PLT).

PJ Valves accelerates Americas growth with new hire

PJ Valves (PJV), the specialist manufacturer and supplier of valves for the global energy industry, has appointed Kevin Schumacker as Business Development Manager in Houston, to implement its regional growth strategy.