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Sub-zero waters a barrier to oil spill recovery

Sub-zero temperatures in the deep waters of the North Atlantic would significantly hamper the ability of oil-eating bacteria to help the ocean recover from a major oil spill, according to new research by the University of Aberdeen.

 

TWMA secures projects with Maersk Oil UK

With both projects already underway, the first onboard the Ocean Valiant will run until March 2018, whilst the second project on the Maersk Gallant jack-up rig is due to be completed in July 2017.

 

Premier Oil: Zama-1 exploration well spudded

Premier has announced that the Zama-1 exploration well in Block 7 (Premier equity 25%) in the shallow water Sureste Basin, offshore Mexico, was spudded at 0630 on 21 May 2017.

 

TGS and PGS ramp up 3D activity offshore Eastern Canada

Following on from the recently announced 2017 2D seismic campaign and the Cape Broyle 3D, the joint venture is now ramping up its 3D seismic acquisition in Newfoundland Labrador with these additional projects, reflecting high customer interest in this region.