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Friday, 01 May 2015 00:00

From Russia with tough love

Hardfacing has been given a tungsten carbide boost thanks to chemical vapor deposition technology developed in Russia. Elaine Maslin explains.…
Published in OE: 2015 / May
Friday, 01 May 2015 00:00

Offshore heavy oil economics

Jeannie Stell looks at offshore heavy oil development economics with an eye on the current low-price environment. ExxonMobil expects its…
Published in OE: 2015 / May
Monday, 20 April 2015 14:42

UK may revoke Dea UK/LetterOne licenses

The UK government is giving Dea UK and partner LetterOne three to six months for a further change of control…
Published in OE Daily: 2015 / April
Monday, 20 April 2015 11:24

NADL, Rosneft delay deal termination

Norway-based North Atlantic Drilling (NADL) and Russia's Rosneft recently agreed to extend the termination date of the 2014 framework agreement…
Published in OE Daily: 2015 / April
In April, Gazprom reached a milestone for its Prirazlomnoye oil field as the Kirill Lavrov tanker delivered a new batch…
Published in OE Daily: 2015 / April
Tuesday, 31 March 2015 11:52

Northern delays jackup deliveries

Northern Offshore is delaying the delivery of two of its high specification jackups due to the downturn of the drilling…
Published in OE Daily: 2015 / March
Despite the recent memorandum of understanding (MOU) between Rosneft and Golar LNG, the former’s current gas strategy is narrowly focused…
Published in OE Press: 2015 / March
Wednesday, 25 March 2015 14:18

Rosneft axes NADL jackup

Russian oil exploration giant Rosneft sent a cancellation notice to North Atlantic Drilling Company Ltd. (NADL) to terminate its contract…
Published in OE Daily: 2015 / March
Monday, 16 March 2015 14:11

Rosneft drops West Navigator contract

Rosneft sent North Atlantic Drilling Ltd. (NADL) a notice of termination for the West Navigator, in connection with a framework…
Thursday, 26 February 2015 08:36

JSC NIIK migrates to AVEVA Everything3D

Russian engineering company Research and Design Institute of Urea and Organic Synthesis Products (JSC NIIK) migrated to AVEVA Everything3D (AVEVA…
Monday, 23 February 2015 02:34

Hope for Arctic oil yet?

According to the United States Geological Survey, the area above the Arctic Circle holds approximately 90 billion barrels of undiscovered,…
Monday, 16 February 2015 14:24

Fugro launches G4 service

Fugro launched its G4 service, in the field of GNSS augmentation systems for offshore positioning applications. The new satellite correction…
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 13:22

Sechin: Oil markets are in acute crisis

Rosneft CEO Igor Sechin addressed the International Petroleum (IP) Week forum in London, stating that the oil markets are in…
Tuesday, 10 February 2015 03:19

Lukoil picks AGR for drilling optimization

AGR has secured a contract with LUKOIL Overseas to optimize the Russian firm's drilling performance. The contract covers LUKOIL’s drilling…
Wednesday, 04 February 2015 15:09

Restoring production efficiency

A three phase asset management strategy could help counter costs, says ABB’s Will Leonard. In mid-December, the price of oil…
Published in OE: 2015 February