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Lukoil Launches Phase 3 at Filanovsky Field

Nov 15, 2019

Russia's Lukoil said on Friday it had completed the construction of the first well as part of a third development stage of the V. Filanovsky oilfield in the Caspian Sea.The well was drilled with a floating jack up rig Neptune, mounted on a riser block platform…

ADNOC to Buy Dozens of Rigs

Nov 14, 2019

The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) said its drilling subsidiary will acquire dozens of rigs to support that national oil company’s upstream growth plans.In the first phase of the wider fleet expansion program, ADNOC acquired, in November 2019…

Shelf Drilling Wins $151Mln Contracts

Nov 13, 2019

Dubai-headquartered offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has added $151 million in contract awards, increasing the number of contracted rigs from 29 to 31 during the month of October.The world’s largest contractor of jack-up rigs said…

Neodrill Enters Australian Market

Nov 13, 2019

Pre-rig technology company Neodrill announced it is bringing its CAN (Conductor Anchor Node) technology to Australia and New Zealand. To support this new phase of growth, the role of business development manager for the region has been created…

i-Tech 7 Performs UWILD for Borr Drilling

Nov 13, 2019

Subsea 7’s life of field business unit i-Tech 7 reports it has completed an underwater inspection in lieu of dry-docking (UWILD) project for Borr Drilling in the North Sea.Borr Drilling required a hull inspection for its Paragon MSS-1 mid-water semi-submersible…

Subsea Digital Alliance Launched

Nov 13, 2019

Showcasing Norwegian digital solutions, the Subsea Digital Alliance has been launched to bring smart cloud collaboration to the energy industry.As digital strategists in the oil and gas sector see the opportunity to leverage new projects to introduce new…

Tullow Oil Shares Sink

Nov 13, 2019

Tullow Oil cut its outlook for production and cash flow because of persistent problems in Ghana, while revealing that the quality of oil recently discovered in Guyana was heavy in nature, sending its shares down more than 20%.Commenting for…

Shell Contracts Maersk Developer

Nov 13, 2019

Maersk Drilling has entered a contract with Shell subsidiary BG International, for work offshore Trinidad and Tobago on a two-well development project for the semi-submersible rig Maersk Developer.The contract has an estimated duration of 171…

Bosch Rexroth Bags Fugro Contract

Nov 12, 2019

Fugro, the global geo-data specialist, has awarded a contract to Bosch Rexroth to fully maintain and further improve Fugro Synergy’s hydraulic equipment.Fugro has worked with Bosch Rexroth for over a decade to ensure it has the best hydraulic…

Bit Effects off Norway

Nov 12, 2019

It’s been quite a week offshore Norway, with Equinor notching a commercial-looking find and ConocoPhillips finding oil and gas, as drill bits turn and investments get the nod.While OE Digital reported Equinor’s find, ConocoPhillips’ discovery…

ConocoPhillips Makes Discovery Near Balder

Nov 12, 2019

ConocoPhillips has made an oil and gas discovery in exploration well 25/7-7 near the Balder field in the Norwegian North Sea.The first wildcat in production licence 782 S, the well was drilled by the Leiv Eiriksson drilling facility about 15…

Australia Extends Review of Equinor Drilling Plan

Nov 11, 2019

Australia's offshore safety watchdog has asked Equinor ASA to modify its drilling plan before it can win approval to explore for oil and gas off South Australia, the regulator said on Monday.Green groups want the regulator to bar Equinor from drilling in the Bight…

Halliburton Introduces PixStar

Nov 11, 2019

Oilfield services company Halliburton has unveiled a new logging-while-drilling technology that provides real-time images of the borehole to help operators identify fractures, improve wellbore stability and optimize completion design.When drilling with oil or water-based fluids…

Maersk Drilling Wins One-well Job from MOL

Nov 11, 2019

Maersk Drilling said it has secured a one-well contract for the ultra-harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Interceptor with MOL Norge for exploration drilling on PL617 in the Southern North Sea, operated by MOL Norge in partnership with Wintershall Dea and OMV Norge…

Puma West Drilling Begins

Nov 10, 2019

BP has started drilling the deepwater Puma West prospect in the Green Canyon block in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.Project partner Talos Energy, which sold an operating inetrest in the project to supermajor BP, said the well is being drilled by the…

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