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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…

Welcome to the App Store

Sep 09, 2019

Imagine a kind of app store for subsea xmas trees; a plug-in platform into which a myriad of functionality can be added and changed to suit. It’s a concept being pitched by UK subsea technology firm Enpro, except it’s calling it a “process USB” port…

Probe Intros ProMAC Series Tools

Sep 04, 2019

Probe, a major player in cased hole well logging and reservoir monitoring technology, has announced the launch of the ProMAC, a new series of multi-arm caliper tools.ProMAC series tools offer the most advanced measurements in the industry to…

PGNiG Starts Norwegian Drilling

Sep 02, 2019

Polish state-controlled oil and gas company PGNiG said its unit PGNiG Upstream Norway started drilling an exploration well in licence area PL838 (the Shrek prospect) on the Norwegian Continental Shelf, for the first time in the role of the operator…

Boost Production with a Well-designed Fluids Portfolio

Aug 28, 2019

The success of a drilling operation hinges upon finding the right solutions for a specific site. As fluids have different base liquids, chemical additives and diverse physical characteristics, they can behave differently in varying environments…

Wild Well Control Adds 10K Capping Stack

Aug 21, 2019

Well control and engineering services company Wild Well Control said it has added a new 10,000 psi-rated capping stack to its WellCONTAINED group of subsea containment equipment.The 10,000 psi-rated (10K) stack is rated to water depths of 10…

Aker BP Drills Dry Well in Norwegian Sea

Aug 21, 2019

Norwegian oil and gas operator Aker BP has failed to find oil at the 6608/6-1 exploration well in the North Sea, reported Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD).The well was drilled about 65 kms northeast of the Norne field and 170 kms west of Sandnessjøen…

Ocyan Taps RigNet for Drilling Analytics

Aug 20, 2019

Houston-based networking solutions provider RigNet announced on Tuesday that Brazil’s Ocyan has signed a multi-year agreement and selected Intelie Live, RigNet’s machine learning-based analytics platform, to be used at its Drilling and Marine Operational Support Center (CSD)…

Empyrean Energy to Spud Well in Indonesia

Aug 20, 2019

Australia's Empyrean Energy provided an operational update in relation to the upcoming drilling campaign in the Duyung PSC in the West Natuna basin, offshore Indonesia, in which Empyrean holds an 8.5% interest.The oil and gas development company with interests in China…

Prolonging Wellhead Fatigue Life

Aug 16, 2019

When oil and gas operators need to carry out workovers or plug and abandon a deepwater well, a primary concern is how much fatigue life remains in the wellhead.Wells from two decades ago were drilled and completed with rigs that may have been decommissioned…

What About Well Intervention?

Aug 14, 2019

In a bid to maintain production rates but with less outlay, operators have been looking closer to home. Reducing costs and increasing efficiency have been high on the agenda. Should well intervention be higher?Well intervention, which can help increase production or restore shut-in wells…

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