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Clarksons Research comment on Middle East offshore activity

Steve Gordon, Managing Director of Clarksons Research, said that offshore investment and activity levels are increasing in the region, with project Final Investment Decisions totalling US$23 billion reported in the year to date.


Otto Energy provides update on Mustang well

No liquid hydrocarbons were recovered from the initial exploration well, and Hilcorp and Otto have agreed that the low flow rates observed are not sufficient to economically justify the future costs of a fracture stimulation, facility and pipeline connection.