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Equinor Drills Dry Well in North Sea

Jul 17, 2019

Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 502, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 16/5-7.Equinor’s objective was to investigate potential reservoir rocks in several levels: Upper Jurassic intra Draupne Fm sandstones, Upper Triassic Skagerrak Fm…

Africa to Complete 6 High Impact Wells

Jul 16, 2019

As many as six high impact wells are yet to be completed this year around Africa, after several consecutive low-activity years with only a few positive results.According to the energy research and business intelligence company Rystad Energy…

Hurricane Energy Spuds Lincoln Crestal

Jul 15, 2019

UK-based oil exploration and production company Hurricane Energy said it has spudded the second of three wells on the Greater Warwick Area in the UK North Sea.Well 205/26b-B well, or Lincoln Crestal, was was spudded – the start of the drilling process – using the Transocean Leader rig…

50 Wells to be be Drilled in 2019: NPD

Jul 15, 2019

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) expects that more than 50 exploration wells will be drilled in 2019. This is just as many as in 2018. Most of the wells being drilled in 2019 are wildcat wells, while in 2018 there was an almost equal number of wildcat and appraisal wells…

NPD: High Activity in Norwegian Shelf

Jul 15, 2019

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) announced that production on the Norwegian shelf is holding steady at a high level. Many projects are in the development or planning phases.It said that many exploration wells are being drilled. There have been few discoveries in the first half of the year…

Capricorn Norge Drills Dry Well

Jul 11, 2019

Norwegean oil and gas exploration and production company Capricorn Norge AS has completed the drilling of wildcat well 6508/1-3. The well was a dry hole.According to Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD), the well was drilled about 6 kilometers…

Eco Atlantic Spuds Jethro-Lobe Well

Jul 08, 2019

Canadian oil and gas exploration company Eco Atlantic Oil & Gas Ltd said it has started drilling operations for the first well in the Jethro-Lobe prospect on the Orinduik block, offshore Guyana.The well was spud on Thursday (July 04)  using the Stena Forth drillship…

Expro Acquires Quality Intervention

Jul 02, 2019

Oilfield services company Expro announced it has acquired 100% of the equity of technology company Quality Intervention AS (QI).The Norwegian-based company was founded in 2008 and provides a portfolio of products and services that includes coiled tubing technology (CoilHose)…

C-Innovation to Perform RLWI for BP

Jun 12, 2019

US-based marine services firm C-Innovation (C-I) said it has been awarded a contract to perform riserless light well intervention (RLWI) activities for oil major BP in the Gulf of Mexico.C-I, an affiliate of Edison Chouest Offshore (ECO) and its family of companies…

Jedstone Starts RLWI Work at Montara

Jun 10, 2019

Asia Pacific focused Jadestone Energy announced Monday it has begun a riserless light well intervention (RLWI) campaign at the Montara complex, offshore Australia.The Sapura Constructor light well intervention vessel was mobilized to the field on May 30…

W&T Strikes Oil in US Gulf of Mexico

Jun 06, 2019

Oil and natural gas producer W&T Offshore has discovered oil at the Gladden Deep prospect in Mississippi Canyon block 800 in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.W&T is operator of the well, which is one of 14 planned for the drilling program under the Monza JV…

Luviano Joins READ Cased Hole

Jun 05, 2019

Aberdeen based services firm READ Cased Hole said it has appointed Angel Luviano to its senior management team as Vice President Sales & Business Development, Western Hemisphere.Based in Houston, Luviano will be responsible for business development opportunities in North and South America…

Hurricane Achieves First Oil at Lancaster

Jun 05, 2019

Hurricane Energy has announced first oil at its Lancaster field off Scotland, the first such success for so-called fractured basement reservoirs in Britain and a major milestone for the company within its guided schedule.Hurricane specializes…

Helix Acquires STL

May 30, 2019

Houston-based services company Helix Energy Solutions Group, Inc. announced Thursday it has acquired a majority stake in Subsea Technologies Group Limited (STL), an Aberdeen-based subsea engineering company that specializes in the design and…

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