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Trelleborg to launch sealing solutions website

Jul 31, 2015

Trelleborg Sealing Solutions is launching a new online resource for engineers at an international conference next month as part of its “commitment” to the oil and gas industry. The website – ‘’ provides a comprehensive…

Tendeka, Eternal Asia sign two-year AICD agreement

Jul 24, 2015

Tendeka, a provider of completions systems and services to the upstream oil and gas industry, has signed a two-year agreement with Eternal Asia Supply Chain Management for the exclusive supply of its FloSure autonomous inflow control devices (AICDs) in China…

Viper Subsea upgrades V-Lock

Jul 22, 2015

Viper Subsea released the next generation V-LOCK hydraulic stab plate, which was originally launched in 2011.  The new model is designed such that all the coupler float requirements are built into the flying half of the stab plate, with…

GE awards SRP connector development contract

Jul 09, 2015

Subsea Riser Products (SRP) and part of its marine risers and moorings business, has secured a contract to develop and qualify its Nimway 510 and Nimway 710 completion and workover riser connectors for GE Oil & Gas. The connectors are designed for water depths of up to 3000m…

Stone’s Cardona on track

Jul 07, 2015

Stone Energy’s Cardona #6 development well, in Mississippi Canyon block 29 of the Gulf of Mexico (GOM) has been proceeding ahead of schedule and below budget, and drilling has been completed through the targeted zones. The well encountered 288ft of net pay in two intervals…

Plexus inks Chinese collaboration agreement

Jul 06, 2015

Engineering firm Plexus has agreed a collaboration deal with China Oilfield Services Ltd. (COSL), Red Sea Technologies (RST) and Plexus' Chinese licensing partner Yantai Jereh Oilfield Services Group, to explore for shallow water subsea and crossover wellhead production systems in China…

Wet tree vs. dry tree criteria

Jul 01, 2015

For offshore field development planners, the selection between wet or dry tree completion systems represents a key planning decision. Granherne compares the two and Jeannie Stell captures the details. Robert…

TAM releases V0 port collar

Jun 24, 2015

TAM International introduced a new V0-rated cementing port collar to complement their extensive cement integrity product line. For casing integrity, the metal-to-metal (MTM) design port collar meets the industry’s latest and most rigorous standard…

Expro wins Jubilee and TEN contracts

Jun 24, 2015

UK-based Expro Group has been awarded new contracts from Tullow Oil worth more than US$100 million over three years. The contracts will see Expro work across Tullow Oil’s assets in Ghana, including the Jubilee field and the Tweneboa-Enyenra-Ntomme (TEN) field project (see map)…

Statoil picks Tenaris for Mariner

Jun 23, 2015

Statoil has awarded Tenaris the contract for the supply of casing, tubing and all related services for the Mariner project. Discovered in 1981, Mariner is the largest field development on the UK Continental Shelf in more than a decade…

Maersk Integrator to drill at Gina Krog

Jun 18, 2015

Statoil received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority to use the Maersk Integrator jackup to drill and complete 14 new production wells at Gina Krog. Gina Krog is an oil and gas discovery situated around 250km west of Stavanger and 30km northwest of the Sleipner A facility…

Weatherford releases IntegraLine

Jun 17, 2015

Weatherford International has released their IntegraLine liner system with swage technology at the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC) World Drilling 2015 Conference and Exhibition.  Weatherford’s IntegraLine liner…

OTC 2015 in Review

Jun 10, 2015

There were many memorable presentations and product demonstrations at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference in Houston this past May. OE Staff reports on a few notable discussions. Safety post-Macondo This year marks the fifth anniversary of the Deepwater Horizon disaster…

Erin’s Oyo ups production

May 18, 2015

Erin Energy Corp.’s Oyo-8 well located in OML 120 offshore Nigeria has exceeded expectations and is currently producing at a stabilized rate of 7080 b/d. Erin Energy is the operator and has a 100% interest in the well. Oyo-8 flare up…

NPD considers Maria PDO

May 06, 2015

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) received a plan for development and operation (PDO) for the Maria oil discovery in the Norwegian Sea. Maria. Image from Wintershall. The Maria discovery…

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