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Expro Wins Ichthys LNG Extension

Nov 18, 2019

Oilfield services company Expro reports it has secured a contract extension to supply well test and subsea services for INPEX-operated, Ichthys LNG.The contract will see Expro continue to supply a high rate 175 MMscf/day well testing package…

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…

Expro Names Fanning CFO

Oct 22, 2019

Oilfield services company Expro announced it has appointed Quinn Fanning as Chief Financial Officer.Based in Houston, Fanning will succeed Michael Bentham, who will transition to a new role as Vice President of Finance and Principal Accounting Officer…

19 Fields in Production at Norwegian Sea

Oct 22, 2019

Norwegian Sea area, which is twice the size of the North Sea, has 19 fields in production and numerous discoveries are being developed and around 350 exploration wells have been drilled over the past 40 years, said Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD)…

Dragon Oil to Invest $1 Bln Offshore Egypt

Oct 21, 2019

Dubai-based Dragon Oil Ltd said on Monday it had completed the purchase of BP's oil concessions in Egypt's Gulf of Suez and will invest $1 billion over five years to boost and extend their production.Dragon, owned by Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC)…

Transocean Bags $75Mln New Contracts

Oct 17, 2019

Transocean, the world's 2nd largest offshore drilling contractor, has  added $75 million in new contracts during the third quarter, bringing its total backlog to $10.8 billion with new work in the UK North Sea, Brunei and Egypt.The Switzerland…

TÜV SÜD NEL Opens Advanced Multiphase Facility

Oct 15, 2019

Flow measurement research and development (R&D) specialist TÜV SÜD National Engineering Laboratory announced it has opened a £16 million ($20.5 million) Advanced Multiphase Facility (AMF), which aims to help global oil and gas operators to ensure production remains economically viable…

Shelf Drilling Bags ONGC Jack-up Deal

Oct 09, 2019

Dubai-based Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has received an award for a three-year contract for the Trident II jack-up rig.The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) award was for operations in the Mumbai High, offshore India. Operations are expected to start in 1Q 2020…

New Downhole ESP Safety Valve

Sep 30, 2019

Aberdeen-based oil and gas production technology business Pragma said it has developed an advanced downhole safety valve to create an improved well control solution for cable deployed Electric Submersible Pumps (ESPs) retrofitted to production wells…

Huge Opportunities in Norwegian Shelf

Sep 29, 2019

Even after more than 50 years, the Norwegian shelf still holds vast opportunities, says  Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD).According to NPD's  2019 resource report on fields and discoveries, more than half of the estimated remaining resources on the Norwegian shelf have already been discovered…

Maersk Drilling Rig Extended by Equinor

Sep 20, 2019

Maersk Drilling announced that Equinor has exercised two options of two months each for the Maersk Intrepid jack-up rig to continue working at the Martin Linge field offshore Norway.In addition, the parties have signed a further two-month extension…

TGS, Quantico Join for AI Seismic Inversion

Sep 17, 2019

TGS and Quantico Energy Solutions announced a technology collaboration to leverage their respective offerings in seismic data, AI-based well logs, and artificial intelligence (AI)-based seismic inversion.TGS is a provider of multi-client geoscience…

Trendsetter Unveils 20K Hydraulic Intervention Connector

Sep 11, 2019

Trendsetter Engineering has been awarded a contract for the design, qualification and delivery of a 20,000 psi (20K) hydraulic intervention connector by HWCG, the Houston-based oil and gas service company announced.HWCG is a consortium of deepwater…

Equinor Drills Dry Well in Mikkel Field

Sep 11, 2019

Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licences 796 and 796 B, has has drilled a duster 8 kms northeast of the Mikkel field in the Norwegian Sea and 183 kms north of Kristiansund.The primary exploration target for…

BSEE Accepts PTS Temporary Processing System

Sep 10, 2019

Well testing and water treatment company Production Technology and Services, Inc. (PTS) said US offshore safety regulator Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) has issued a letter to HWCG deeming the PTS-supplied temporary processing…

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