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SPX opens Aberdeen facility

Jan 23, 2015

Flow technology specialist SPX has opened a new Aberdeen Service Centre to provide local specialised pump repair services to independent oil companies and service providers in the North Sea oil and gas sector. Located in the ABZ Business Park…

Edison lines up first NCS well

Jan 06, 2015

Oilfield services firm AGR has been awarded a three-year well management services contract with options with Edison Norge, supporting Edison across its operating licences, including the its first operated exploration well on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS)…

Shell Brunei ups Plexus orders

Jan 06, 2015

Aberdeen-based wellhead engineering firm Plexus Holdings has received purchase orders from Brunei Shell Petroleum to supply both high-pressure/high-temperature (HP/HT) and standard pressured wellhead systems and services for three additional exploration wells under an existing four year contract…

Schlumberger inks Mariner deal

Dec 19, 2014

Schlumberger Oilfield UK has been awarded the contract to provide integrated drilling and well services on the Statoil-operated Mariner heavy oil development in the UK North Sea. Mariner is the largest field development on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) in more than a decade…

North Sea HPHT order for Plexus

Nov 24, 2014

Engineering services firm Plexus Holdings has received a £1.9 million purchase order from a major oil and gas operator to supply surface wellhead and mudline equipment services for a gas and condensate exploration well in the UK North Sea…

Baker Hughes releases MultiNode

Oct 28, 2014

Baker Hughes has announced the commercial release of its MultiNode all-electric intelligent well system, which allows operators to remotely monitor and control a greater number of production zones in both cased and openhole completions. The…

Mubadala spuds two more off Thailand

Oct 03, 2014

Abu Dhabi-based Mubadala Petroleum has spudded two more wells on the Manora field off Thailand. Drilled with Atwood Oceanics’ jackup Atwood Orca, the MNA-04 and MNA-05 wells represent the fourth and fifth wells, respectively, of a planned 15 developmental well campaign set to end 1Q 2015…

Paradigm releases upgraded version of Sysdrill

Sep 08, 2014

Paradigm has released the latest version of Sysdrill 10, its integrated suite of well planning and drilling engineering applications. This upgrade is integrated with Peloton’s WellView/MasterView corporate database for drilling and well operations…

MacGregor wins well-intervention vessel work

Sep 03, 2014

MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has secured a contract from German shipyard Flensburger Schiffbau Gesellschaft (FSG) for the complete delivery of remotely operated vehicle (ROV) access doors and hatches for two well-intervention vessels (WIVs)…


Sep 01, 2014

BG International, a subsidiary of BG Group, has signed up as the sixth major oil and gas consulting partner to Plexus Holding's on-going joint industry project (JIP).   The JIP’s objective is to develop and commercialise a new and safer subsea wellhead HGSS…

ONS: Welltec launches WellLIT

Aug 25, 2014

Welltec, in partnership with Saudi Aramco, has produced what it it describing as the industry's first e-line tool designed to provide reliable, efficient, rigless access into laterals from the main wellbore.   WellLIT detects each sidetrack window depth and then directs unmodified…

ONS: AGR bags NCS contracts

Aug 24, 2014

AGR has been awarded software contracts with Det norske oljeselskap, VNG (Norge) and OMV (Norge) worth in total about US$1 million. AGR will be delivering its bespoke software products P1, CT and iQˣ, which has been shortlisted for the ONS Innovation Award…

ONS: Expro plans Norway expansion

Aug 24, 2014

Oilfield services company, Expro, plans to open a major new base in Tananger, Norway in summer 2015. The 19,000sq m facility will consolidate the company’s three current Stavanger area locations and house Expro’s Well Testing and Drill…

AGR Holdings sold to private equity

Jul 21, 2014

Norway-based AGR Holdings (AGR) is to be taken over by private equity firm Silverfleet Capital in a deal worth NOK 1,640 million (€195 million). The deal is expected to be completed on or around end of August 2014. AGR Holdings is the petroleum services division of Oslo-listed AGR Group…

Benin exploration drilling planned

Jul 17, 2014

Dallas-based Hunt Oil is planning to drill at least one offshore Benin, Africa. Well services firm AGR has been awarded a contract to provide the well project management services for the drilling, with one firm well and an option for a second…

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