Offshore Middle East News


CGG Grows Middle East Footprint

Nov 12, 2019

Geophysical services company CGG said it is bringing its integrated geoscience offering for exploration, field development and production optimization directly to the doorstep of national and independent oil companies in the Middle East, with…

Polarcus Signs MOU with ARGAS

Nov 12, 2019

Marine geophysical company Polarcus said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Arabian Geophysical and Surveying Company (ARGAS) to collaborate on seismic projects in the Middle East and NOrth Africa (MENA) region.Polarcus provides…

Injazat, Lamprell Partner on Digitization

Nov 12, 2019

Lamprell, a provider of fabrication, engineering and contracting services to the offshore and onshore oil and gas and energy sector, said it is partnering with digital solutions and services company Injazat  to create and market digital solutions focused on the oil and gas and renewables markets…

JFO Aids NPCC Decom Work

Nov 11, 2019

Offshore engineering solutions firm James Fisher Offshore (JFO) said it is supporting Saudi engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) business NPCC to deliver time and cost savings in offshore decommissioning operations in the Middle East…

Wellpro Announces New Hires

Nov 11, 2019

Well intervention company Wellpro Group announced two new appointments as it eyes further expansion in the Eastern Hemisphere.Mark Fraser has taken up the role of Regional Manager in the Middle East, while Martin Webster has been appointed Regional Manager in Asia…

Sandvik to Supply OCTG for ADNOC

Nov 10, 2019

Sandvik, a developer and producer of advanced stainless steels, special alloys, titanium and other high-performance materials, said it has entered into a long-term agreement with Tenaris to supply Oil Country Tubular Goods (OCTG) following its…

Successful Karish North Appraisal

Nov 08, 2019

Energean Oil and Gas announced its appraisal of the Karish North Discovery confirmed best estimate recoverable resources of 0.9 Tcf (25 BCM) plus 34 million barrels of light oil / condensate (combined c.190 mmboe) enhancing the Mediterranean…

Saudi Aramco Kick-starts IPO

Nov 03, 2019

Saudi Arabia's giant state oil company finally kick-started its initial public offering (IPO) on Sunday, announcing its intention to float on the domestic bourse in what could be the world's biggest listing as the kingdom seeks to diversify its economy away from oil…

Stuck Pipe Solution Cut Through

Nov 01, 2019

Oilfield services company Churchill Drilling Tools announced four successful drill-string severs using its HyPR HoleSaver, following stuck pipe events across the Middle East, including two in the UAE.Over the last six months, four drilling teams…

Israel Grants Offshore Exploration Licenses

Oct 28, 2019

Israel on Monday granted offshore exploration licenses to two groups of energy companies in its latest round of tenders for the eastern Mediterranean.Israel's Energy Ministry, which made the announcement, hopes new activity will help position…

Iranian Tanker Hit by Missiles, Oil Rises

Oct 11, 2019

Oil prices jumped more than 2% on Friday, October 11, 2019, after Iranian media said a state-owned oil tanker had been struck by missiles in the Red Sea near Saudi Arabia, raising the prospect of supply disruptions weeks after attacks on Saudi oil plants…

Qatar Petroleum Takes Over Offshore Oilfields

Oct 07, 2019

Qatar Petroleum has assumed operatorship of the Idd el-Shargi North Dome and South Dome offshore oilfields, the company said in a statement.Development and production sharing agreements with Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Ltd. for both oilfields expired on Oct…

ADNOC Completes First Offshore IDS Well

Sep 27, 2019

Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) subsidiary ADNOC Drilling has completed its first offshore integrated drilling services (IDS) well in Abu Dhabi’s Umm Lulu offshore oilfield.ADNOC said this first offshore IDS well, delivered to another one of its subsidiaries…

Wintershall DEA Considering Libya Exit

Sep 25, 2019

Oil and gas group Wintershall DEA is considering exiting Libya following a clash with the country's National Oil Corporation (NOC) over licences, German daily Handelsblatt reported on Wednesday.Wintershall DEA's Chief Executive Mario Mehren and Hans-Ulrich Engel…

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