The Icewine#2 well was shut-in on 10 July to allow for imbibition and pressure build up to occur within the HRZ shale. Flow testing re-commenced on 31 August at 10:26 (AK time), and was suspended on 18 September (AK time).
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The fracture stimulation is anticipated to take approximately two weeks, after which the equipment will be removed and the flowback will commence.
Aker Solutions won a contract from Statoil for front end engineering and design of a module that will increase output at Troll, one of Norway's largest natural gas fields.
The 89 184 dwt, 248.1 m long FPSO Aoka Mizu (Japanese for Bluewater), which is owned and operated by Holland’s Bluewater Energy Services, has recently been assigned a new contract.
The barrier has a large operational envelope: it is capable of withstanding pressure differentials up to 10 000 psi (68.95 MPa) and temperatures between 40 and 325°F (4 and 163°C), which reduces the loss-of-containment risk in extreme environments.