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Bangladesh: Petrobangla to sign offshore exploration agreements

Aug 07, 2013

Bangladesh English-language newspaper, Dhaka Tribune, reported on 5 August that state-owned Bangladesh Oil & Gas Corp. (Petrobangla) will sign exploration agreements with two international oil companies for three blocks. Petrobangla initially…

CCS site drilling completes

Aug 07, 2013

National Grid has completed appraisal drilling of a carbon dioxide storage site underneath the North Sea. It says the site, 65km off the Yorkshire coast, appeared viable for carbon dioxide storage and would be able to hold about 200 million tonnes…

Divers complete Subsea 7 dry hyperbaric welding trials in Aberdeen

Aug 06, 2013

A group of divers have completed specialist coded welding trials at a leading north-east Scotland oil and gas industry support and training facility to prepare them for work in the Norwegian sector. The Aberdeen-based National Hyperbaric Centre (NHC)…

Technip bags Moho Nord work

Aug 05, 2013

Total E&P Congo awarded Technip an engineering, procurement, and supply contract for the Moho phase 1bis development as part of the Moho Nord project, off the Republic of Congo. Moho Phase 1bis development is a brownfield development…

ENI strikes oil offshore Congo

Aug 01, 2013

Eni has made an oil and gas discovery on the Nene Marine exploration prospect, in the Marine XII Block offshore Congo about 17km offshore. Eni says two wells were drilled on Nene Marine and estimates it contains about 600 million bbls of oil and 700 billion cu ft of gas in place…

Colombia’s promising future

Jul 30, 2013

The next few years could see major investments in Colombian waters and last year’s bid round has independents, NOCs, and majors heading to the country’s Caribbean shores. Colombia is South America’s fourth largest oil producer with 2 billion barrels of proved oil reserves…

Lundin swaps Indonesian blocks

Jul 30, 2013

Lundin Petroleum subsidiary, Lundin Sareba BV, and Indonesia's SKKMigas entered into a production sharing contract (PSC) for for 100% interest in the Cendrawasih VII (CVII), off northeastern Indonesia. The block is a subsitute for Lundin's…

Colloquy: Sylvia Earle receives Hubbard Medal

Jul 24, 2013

Colloquy: Editor’s Column American oceanographer Dr. Sylvia A. Earle recently received the Hubbard Medal, the National Geographic Society’s highest honor, recognizing “leadership in exploration, science, environmental stewardship and education…

Fabricating an 8-leg launch jacket in record time

Jul 16, 2013

Using multiple work centers and close project management, L&T delivered the MNP jacket on schedule. Larsen & Toubro (L&T), India was awarded the Mumbai High North (MHN) process platform, living quarters, and process gas compressor module project by ONGC…

Extra time for Aminex in Tanzania

May 30, 2013

Aminex has been given extra time to carry out exploration in its licence in Tanzania's offshore Rovuma Basin.  Partner in the licence Solo Oil, said the Tanzanian Petroleum Development Corporation had agreed a variation of the terms of…

First oil for Talisman off Vietnam

May 22, 2013

Talisman Energy Inc. has announced first oil production from its Hai Su Trang and Hai Su Den (HST/HSD) development, offshore Vietnam. Gross production is expected to reach 15,000 b/d once the facilities are fully commissioned. 'We are…

Van Oord commissions Stingray, new shallow-water pipelay vessel

May 22, 2013

International contractor Van Oord is in the final stages of commissioning its first shallow-water pipelay vessel, Stingray, at the COSCO shipyard in Nantong, China. Meg Chesshyre spoke with Maurice de Kok, Van Oord Offshore’s area manager for offshore pipeline installation…

Buccaneer spuds Cosmo well

May 14, 2013

Buccaneer Energy has spud the shallow water Cosmo No. 1 well located in Alaska's Cook Inlet, near Anchor Point on the Kenai Peninsula, the company announced on 13 May 2013. Buccaneer used the Endeavour - Spirit of Independence jack-up rig…

TWMA wins W. African processing gig

Apr 29, 2013

TWMA has been awarded a contract to supply its offshore processing services to support Glencore Exploration Cameroon Ltd’s drilling campaign offshore Cameroon. The 400-day contract, which commenced in March this year, is TWMA’s first offshore thermal processing project in the region…

BPZ updates CX-15 spud date

Feb 28, 2013

BPZ Energy expects to spud the first well at its CX-15 development, off Peru, within three to six weeks depending on weather and sea conditions, the company confirmed on 28 February 2013.CX-15 platform (Image: GMC Ltd.)The company said further…

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