Tata Steel has increased its commitment to the North Sea and the global oil and gas industry by announcing a near £2 million programme of investments.
Following mobilisation of the rig, drilling at Opuama-7 is expected to commence by around mid-September and is forecast to begin production in October.
Lundin Petroleum AB has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS has commenced drilling of exploration well 7220/6-3 on the Børselv prospect in PL609 on the Loppa High in the southern Barents Sea.
The Goanna licence is located in the northern part of the Norwegian North Sea, near the border with the UK and adjacent to the giant producing Statfjord and Snorre fields.
Nexans AmerCable has launched a new category in top drive services loops. AmerLink 'jacketed' loops have a mould -cured outer jacket and are lighter, more flexible, smaller and have a significantly longer service life.
Despite a slowdown in the number of rigs being added in the shale basins, output targets will be met or exceeded as producers are adding to their hedged positions, according to ESAI Energy’s recently released North America Watch.
Wireline and mud logs have confirmed 4 zones of interpreted gas saturated sandstones at field production levels (depths from approximately 1000 metres (3300 ft) to 1560 m (5100 ft).
Opportunities for digitalisation are currently being embraced by the oil and gas sector. Lundin Norway and DNV GL have developed the first step in a solution for predicting unplanned shutdowns of Lundin Norway’s Edvard Grieg production platform.
Kvaerner has been awarded a contract with A/S Norske Shell for the disposal and demolition of the Subsea Compression Pilot at Nyhamna.