Pedro Parente, CEO of Petrobras and Robin Watson, chief executive of Wood Group are to speak at the opening plenary session at SPE Offshore Europe 2017 which is being held in Aberdeen from 5 - 8 September 2017.
Faroe Petroleum has announced the commencement of the Faroe-operated Brasse appraisal well 31/7-2S in the Norwegian North Sea (Faroe 50%).
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.
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 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.
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.
M² Subsea, a global independent provider of ROV services, has secured its first contract award which is valued in excess of one million pounds.
Andrew Greenwood, Recruitment Director – Europe and Africa at Airswift, provides commentary on Conservative decommissioning policy.
Wild Well Control has purchased subsea capping equipment from Shell EP Wells Equipment Services B.V.