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CGG starts Espirito Santo IV survey offshore Brazil

CGG has announced the start of work on Espirito Santo IV, a large BroadSeis™ 3D multi-client survey in the deep and ultra-deep waters of the Espirito Santo Basin offshore Brazil.


Petrobras: oil and natural gas production in July

Petrobras reports that its total oil and natural gas production in July was 2.74 million boe/d, 2.63 million boe/d of which produced in Brazil and 114 000 boe/d produced abroad.


Seadrill secures West Saturn contract

Statoil Brasil Óleo e Gas has awarded Seadrill Limited a contract for one well and one drill stem test for the West Saturn.


FPSO Turritella purchase option exercised by Shell

SBM Offshore announces that Shell E and P Offshore Services B.V. (Shell) has notified the company of the fact that Shell is exercising its right under the charter agreement to purchase the FPSO Turritella.


Tendeka lands exclusive agreement with Brastech

Tendeka, a provider of completions systems and services to the upstream oil and gas industry, has finalised an exclusive agreement with Brastech Serviços Téchnicos E Construçoes Náuticas LTDA (Brastech) as it expands within the South American market.