Offshore Well Operations News


Safe Influx, Weatherford Integrated Well Tech Completes Rig Trial Successfully

Apr 09, 2021

Safe Influx, an Aberdeen-based well control company, said Thursday that the rig trial of the industry’s first-ever integration of Managed Pressure Drilling (MPD) and Automated Well Control technology has been completed.  'Following months of preparation by Weatherford…

Archer Bags Long-term Wireline Services Work with ConocoPhillips in Norway

Apr 08, 2021

Oilfield and drilling services provider Archer has won a long-term frame agreement with ConocoPhillips for work offshore Norway.Under the five-year agreement, Archer will provide wireline services on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.Also, Archer…

Equinor Gets Nod to Use Transocean Semi at Gullfaks Field

Mar 24, 2021

Norwegian energy company Equinor has been granted consent to use the Transcoean Norge semi-submersible drilling rig for drilling and well operations on the Gullfaks field, in the North Sea, off Norway.The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway, which…

Petronas Carigali Hires Uzma for Wireline Logging Services Off malaysia

Mar 23, 2021

Malaysian oilfield services company Uzma has won a contract with Petronas Carigali for electric wireline logging services.Uzma said it would provide non-rig assisted electric wireline logging services for Petronas Carigali for a period of three…

Medco Taps Uzma's MMSVS for Bualuang Field Work

Mar 19, 2021

Malaysia's Uzma has, via its Thai subsidiary MMSVS, won a contract with oil company Medco Energi to deliver Hydraulic Workover Unit services for the Bualuang field, off Thailand.Under the contract, MMSVS will provide Medco Energy with Hydraulic…

Expro, FTAI Ocean Partner Up in Light Well Intervention

Mar 17, 2021

Oilfield services company Expro has entered an exclusive alliance with vessel provider FTAI Ocean for the supply of the DP3 M/V Pride well intervention vessel to provide full light well intervention (“LWI”) services to the subsea oil and gas sector…

Archer's Malaysian Agent Wins Extension with Petronas

Mar 04, 2021

Quarterback Services, the local agent of Archer Well Company has secured a one-year extension with Petronas Carigali for the provision of well downhole leak detection services using ultrasound technology.Archer said that the original contract had been for an initial period of three years…

PTTEP Taps Petrofac for P&A Project Off Australia

Feb 09, 2021

Oilfield services company Petrofac said Tuesday it has secured a Well Project Management contract in Australia with the Thai oil firm PTTEP.Petrofac will provide all project manpower to enable the execution of plug and abandonment operations…

Altus, Archer Bag Wireline Services Deals with Equinor

Jan 19, 2021

Norwegian energy giant Equinor has awarded Altus Intervention and Archer Integrated Services framework contracts for supplying integrated wireline services within well intervention to Equinor’s fixed platforms. Altus Intervention will provide services at the Gina Krog…

New Water Dissolvable Frac Ball Tooling Launched

Jan 13, 2021

Victory Elements says its newly launched water dissolvable ceramic materials for hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas wells are designed to provide performance and cost advantages compared to conventional practices including faster completion times…

Safe Influx Granted UK Patent for Automated Well Control Tech

Jan 06, 2021

Aberdeen based well control company Safe Influx Ltd has been granted a patent by the United Kingdom Patent Office covering its Automated Well Control technology.'The patent secures key elements of Automated Well Control technology, including a wide range of modules using the same technology…

Equinor Gets Consent for Continued Use of Island Wellserver Vessel

Jan 04, 2021

Norwegian oil company Equinor has received regulatory consent to keep using the Island Wellserver well intervention vessel in 2021.The consent, granted by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway, is an extension of an existing consent.The consent…

Uzma's SVP Nets Well Services Deal with SEA Hibiscus

Dec 03, 2020

Malaysian company Uzma has, through its subsidiary Setegap Ventures Petroleum (SVP), won a well services contract with the Malaysian oil firm SEA Hibiscus, a subsidiary of Hibiscus Petroleum.Uzma said that the work order was part of a Pan Malaysia…

Archer in 5-Year Drilling Services Deal with Aker BP

Nov 24, 2020

Oslo-listed oilfield services provider Archer has won a five-year contract with the Norwegian oil company Aker BP.The contract is for the provision of platform drilling operations and maintenance services on the Ula and Valhall installations in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea…

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