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Major Growth for Tendeka North Sea Projects

Apr 15, 2019

The oil and gas service company in the completion sector Tendeka reports it  has more than doubled its work in the UK offshore sector over the past 12 months.The independent global completions service company said in a press release that the…

Well-Safe Buys Semisub Ocean Guardian

Apr 09, 2019

Well-Safe Solutions announced Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire the Ocean Guardian semisubmersible drilling unit from Diamond Offshore.Upon delivery, Well-Safe will immediately start work to upgrade the rig, to be renamed Well-Safe Guardian…

Energean: First Oil from Epsilon ERW

Apr 08, 2019

Mediterranean focused oil and gas producer Energean announced Monday it has completed drilling operations and began producing from the extended reach well EA-H3 offshore Greece in the Mediterranean Sea.The well was brought into production on…

Aker BP Finds Oil in Froskelår Well

Mar 19, 2019

Norwegian operator Aker BP announced Tuesday it has found up to 130 mmboe in the the Froskelår Main exploration well in licence 869 in the Alvheim area.Aker BP said the preliminary gross resource estimate is 60-130 mmboe, and that part of the…

Enviroplug: A New Solutuion for P&A

Mar 14, 2019

Wellbore clean-up and abandonment specialist Coretrax said it is increasing its stock of its CX-Enviroplugs to meet demand for big bore cement plug placement.The company said eight CX-Enviroplugs have so far been run across Norwegian and UK plugging and abandonment (P&A) projects in the North Sea…

Equinor Drills Dry Well in the Barents Sea

Feb 12, 2019

Norwegian energy company Equinor has come up dry in the drilling of its first wildcat well in production licence 857 in the southeastern part of the Barents Sea.Equinor, as operator of production licence area Gjøkåsen, drilled 7132/2-1 targeting…

Tendeka Appoints Area Manager in Russia

Feb 06, 2019

Independent global completions service company Tendeka has appointed Nizami Musayev as a new Area Manager in Russia as the company aims to grow its presence in the region.He will be responsible for introducing Tendeka’s existing portfolio and new technology such as Cascade3…

Cutting Completions Costs with a Single Trip

Dec 21, 2018

While the offshore industry has focused on cutting costs, Weatherford – known primarily as a land-based completions company – has invested heavily in building an offshore completions line.Mark Hopmann, Weatherford’s Completions president, says…

Ophir Makes Paus Biru Gas Discovery

Dec 07, 2018

U.K.-based Ophir Energy announced Friday its Paus Biru-1 exploration well in Sampang PSC offshore Indonesia has resulted in a gas discovery.The well was drilled to a total measured depth (MD) of 710 meters and encountered 29 meters of estimated…

Cassidy Exploration Well Commences

Dec 05, 2018

Faroe Petroleum announced Wednesday the commencement of the Cassidy exploration well 8/10-7 S in the Norwegian North Sea.The Cassidy prospect sits within the PL405 Oda licence (discovered in 2011) and is being drilled back-to-back with the production wells on the Oda structure…

Lukoil Drills Second Yury Korchagin Well

Nov 14, 2018

Lukoil announced Wednesday that it has completed the construction of the second production well from the wellhead platform at the Yury Korchagin field in the Caspian Sea.The single-bore well with horizontal completion was drilled from a jack-up rig in the eastern part of the field…

New Downhole Sensing System

Nov 14, 2018

Downhole sensing technology specialist Well-SENSE has launched its latest FiberLine Intervention (FLI) development, Active FLI at ADIPEC.“Earlier this year, we secured significant investment from Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV) which has…

Kosmos Energy Abandons Offshore Well in Suriname

Oct 10, 2018

U.S. headquartered oil and gas company Kosmos Energy said on Wednesday it will abandon an offshore well in Suriname because it failed to find oil, the second well it plugged in the region in recent months for the same reason.Kosmos said the…

Expro launches 30,000psi perf gun system

Oct 24, 2017

Oilfield services firm Expro has launched a new extreme high-pressure tubing conveyed perforating (TCP) gun system, delivering the largest perforation hole area available for frac and gravel pack completions. Designed specifically for challenging deepwater environments in the Gulf of Mexico…

Rethinking the dry tree semisubmersible

Oct 01, 2017

A jackable semi improves performance and introduces construction advantages, says BP’s John Murray. Installation configuration concept. Illustrations from BP.   Over the past several decades…

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