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Thursday, 22 December 2016 12:08

Eni to use Scarabeo 8 for PL716 wildcat

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Eni Norge a drilling permit for wellbore 7318/12-1, cf. Section 8 of the…
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Statoil Petroleum a drilling permit for well 16/2-22 S, cf. Section 8 of…
Thursday, 22 December 2016 11:13

Lamprell delivers NDC Al Gharbia jackup

Lamprell completed the construction on the jackup drilling rig, Al Gharbia, and its delivery to Abu Dhabi’s National Drilling Co.…
Wednesday, 21 December 2016 14:07

Schlumberger inks double Transocean deal

Cameron, a Schlumberger (SLB) company, has signed two 10-year pressure control equipment management service contracts on behalf of Transocean valued…
Tuesday, 13 December 2016 09:20

Nucore Group forms, appoints CEO

A new company, Nucore Group, has been established to create a topside engineering services group of companies.  Backed by Lonsdale…
Tuesday, 29 November 2016 03:04

GustoMSC launches new drillship design

Dutch vessel designer GustoMSC has unveiled a new mid-water drillship design, the Scylax. The "fit-for-purpose" vessel is described as a…
Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has given Statoil consent to drill well 16/2-22, an appraisal well, on the Johan Sverdrup…
Monday, 21 November 2016 05:30

Saudi Aramco, Rowan create new rig firm

US offshore drilling contractor Rowan Companies and Saudi Aramco have signed a deal to create a new offshore rig outfit.…
Monday, 14 November 2016 10:25

AkerBP, IKM agree to mud recovery services

IKM Cleandrill has been awarded a three-year frame agreement with AkerBP for riserless closed loop mud recovery services. The initial…
Sonomatic, a provider of automated ultrasonic inspection services, has developed a tool for the internal inspection of caissons. The integrity…
Monday, 07 November 2016 11:16

PVD spuds well, TGT campaign begins

The 2016 development drilling program offshore southern Vietnam on the Te Giac Trang (TGT) Field of Block 16-1 has commenced,…
Monday, 07 November 2016 09:14

Rystad: Rig work on decline in 2017

As the industry heads into the third year of the downturn, market fundamentals for the deepwater segment continue to fight…
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 06:56

Nexen eyeing Buzzard phase 2

The UK business of CNOOC-owned Nexen Petroleum is planning two high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) exploration wells in the North Sea, with…
Tuesday, 25 October 2016 13:37

Quadrant moves to Phoenix South-2

Quadrant Energy’s Phoenix South-2 (PS-2) well is expected to commence in the next seven days to appraise the Phoenix South-1…
Monday, 10 October 2016 03:29

40% reductions in new project costs

Without higher oil prices, many new projects are thought to be uneconomic. Or are they? Douglas-Westwood recently reviewed more than…