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Aquaterra, Plexus develop jackup alternative for HPHT well ops

Sep 19, 2016

Aquaterra Energy and Plexus Holdings have developed a light weight, dual barrier high-pressure high-temperature (HPHT) riser system which can be deployed by a jackup as an alternative to semisubmersible installation for HPHT well operations…

Statoil to use Scarabeo 5 for Snorre

Sep 15, 2016

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has given Statoil consent to use the Scarabeo 5 mobile drilling facility for well intervention in well 34/7-A-10H on the Snorre field. The activity is scheduled to begin in September and to last 22 days…

Cubility releases CubeLink for waste transportation

Sep 02, 2016

Cubility, a provider of solids control solutions, has launched CubeLink, a technology that aims to improve the transportation of drilling waste.  CubeLink transports drilling waste directly from shale shakers or Cubility’s own MudCube…

HAL provides Azimuthal Lithodensity service

Aug 15, 2016

Sperry Drilling, a Halliburton (HAL) business, released the 9.5in Azimuthal Lithodensity (ALD) service, providing real-time density measurements and images in boreholes up to 17.5in.  ALD is designed to provide downhole density measurements…

Det norske to use Maersk Interceptor for Ivar Aasen

Aug 15, 2016

Det norske has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) to use the Maersk Interceptor jackup to drill production wells at Ivar Aasen. Ivar Aasen is an oil and gas field in the North Sea, around 175km west-southwest of Karmøy in Rogaland county…

Arc Energy Resources acquires CLG Engineering

Aug 04, 2016

Gloucestershire-based Arc Energy Resources, the weld overlay cladding and fabrication company, has acquired precision machining company CLG Engineering, based in Stonehouse, Gloucestershire. Arc Energy Resources provides corrosion-resistant weld overlay cladding services…

AFGlobal to acquire MHWirth subsidiary

Jul 15, 2016

Houston-based AFGlobal Corp. has agreed to acquire Managed Pressure Operations (MPO), a subsidiary of MHWirth. The resulting combination of companies will offer technologies covering both onshore and offshore applications, including deepwater managed pressure drilling (MPD)…

Tenaris opens Thai service center

Jul 13, 2016

Tenaris has inaugurated its first service center in Thailand in order to serve Chevron. From Songkhla, an important harbor on the Gulf of Thailand, Tenaris will supply the major OCTG and Rig Direct services. Tenaris will provide 80,000-ton of chrome and carbon casing and tubing…

PJ Valves open new piping business

Jun 30, 2016

PJ Valves (PJV), a manufacturer and supplier of valves, has started a new piping business, PJ Piping (PJP), in response to demand in the market for a simplified pipe, valves and fittings (PVF) supplier process. Located in Houston, TX, the…

Halliburton bags Wintershall Maria gig

May 12, 2016

Wintershall Norge has awarded a four-year service contract to support its exploration and development projects in Norway to Halliburton.  The contract is effective immediately and will be used for drilling-associated services on Wintershall’s Maria development in the Norwegian Sea…

Ichthys uses Sonardyne SensorView

May 10, 2016

Software that enables acoustic data to be streamed in real-time from subsea structures as they are installed has helped to reduce non-production time (NPT) for independent oil and gas producer, INPEX, and its survey contractor, Neptune Geomatics…

OTC16: SLB debuts high-pull wireline conveyance system

May 02, 2016

Schlumberger launched the MaxPull high-pull wireline conveyance system, capable of pulling from 18,000 lbf to 30,000 lbf in wells 40,000ft [12,192m] deep or more. The MaxPull system's engineered integration of wireline conveyance components brings efficiency…

Sandvik extends CT reach

Apr 22, 2016

Sandvik will offers weld-free coiled tubing in lengths exceeding 1000m. The first 1010m coiled tube reel is to be symbolically delivered on 10 October 2016 for a demanding offshore oil and gas customer. To meet a growing need for coiled tubing in very long lengths…

RS completes survey of MODU pair

Apr 18, 2016

The repair of the Polyarnaya Zvezda and Severnoye Siyaniye, sixth generation semisubmersible mobile offshore drilling units (MODU), have been completed under the survey of Russian Maritime Register of Shipping (RS) at Yantai CIMC Raffles Offshore Shipyard in Yantai…

Badger gets Statoil support

Apr 13, 2016

Badger Explorer (BXPL) has received a letter of intent (LOI) from Statoil confirming its support BXPL's development program in 2016. The objective of the development program is to further develop, design and qualify technologies and solutions…

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