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Newpark Eyes Deepwater Opportunities

May 21, 2019

New deepwater technologies and service capabilities from drilling fluids provider Newpark aim to help offshore oil and gas customers tackle challenging environments with faster, safer and cleaner results.The company's expanded portfolio of stimulation…

Equinor Awards Drilling Services Contracts

May 14, 2019

Equinor said it has awarded a group of drilling service contracts worth about NOK 2.5 billion ($286 million), exclusive of options, to several suppliers.The services will be delivered to both new and existing fields on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS)…

Oceaneering Wins Wintershall ROV Work

May 01, 2019

Oceaneering International said it has secured a contract to provide integrated remotely operated underwater vehicle (ROV) services for Wintershall offshore Norway.The deal covers ROV services for the Northern Drilling Moss Maritime CS-60Mk type drilling unit West Mira…

Major Growth for Tendeka North Sea Projects

Apr 15, 2019

The oil and gas service company in the completion sector Tendeka reports it  has more than doubled its work in the UK offshore sector over the past 12 months.The independent global completions service company said in a press release that the…

Well-Safe Buys Semisub Ocean Guardian

Apr 09, 2019

Well-Safe Solutions announced Tuesday that it has agreed to acquire the Ocean Guardian semisubmersible drilling unit from Diamond Offshore.Upon delivery, Well-Safe will immediately start work to upgrade the rig, to be renamed Well-Safe Guardian…

Energean: First Oil from Epsilon ERW

Apr 08, 2019

Mediterranean focused oil and gas producer Energean announced Monday it has completed drilling operations and began producing from the extended reach well EA-H3 offshore Greece in the Mediterranean Sea.The well was brought into production on…

Aker BP Finds Oil in Froskelår Well

Mar 19, 2019

Norwegian operator Aker BP announced Tuesday it has found up to 130 mmboe in the the Froskelår Main exploration well in licence 869 in the Alvheim area.Aker BP said the preliminary gross resource estimate is 60-130 mmboe, and that part of the…

Enviroplug: A New Solutuion for P&A

Mar 14, 2019

Wellbore clean-up and abandonment specialist Coretrax said it is increasing its stock of its CX-Enviroplugs to meet demand for big bore cement plug placement.The company said eight CX-Enviroplugs have so far been run across Norwegian and UK plugging and abandonment (P&A) projects in the North Sea…

Equinor Drills Dry Well in the Barents Sea

Feb 12, 2019

Norwegian energy company Equinor has come up dry in the drilling of its first wildcat well in production licence 857 in the southeastern part of the Barents Sea.Equinor, as operator of production licence area Gjøkåsen, drilled 7132/2-1 targeting…

Tendeka Appoints Area Manager in Russia

Feb 06, 2019

Independent global completions service company Tendeka has appointed Nizami Musayev as a new Area Manager in Russia as the company aims to grow its presence in the region.He will be responsible for introducing Tendeka’s existing portfolio and new technology such as Cascade3…

Cutting Completions Costs with a Single Trip

Dec 21, 2018

While the offshore industry has focused on cutting costs, Weatherford – known primarily as a land-based completions company – has invested heavily in building an offshore completions line.Mark Hopmann, Weatherford’s Completions president, says…

Ophir Makes Paus Biru Gas Discovery

Dec 07, 2018

U.K.-based Ophir Energy announced Friday its Paus Biru-1 exploration well in Sampang PSC offshore Indonesia has resulted in a gas discovery.The well was drilled to a total measured depth (MD) of 710 meters and encountered 29 meters of estimated…

Cassidy Exploration Well Commences

Dec 05, 2018

Faroe Petroleum announced Wednesday the commencement of the Cassidy exploration well 8/10-7 S in the Norwegian North Sea.The Cassidy prospect sits within the PL405 Oda licence (discovered in 2011) and is being drilled back-to-back with the production wells on the Oda structure…

Lukoil Drills Second Yury Korchagin Well

Nov 14, 2018

Lukoil announced Wednesday that it has completed the construction of the second production well from the wellhead platform at the Yury Korchagin field in the Caspian Sea.The single-bore well with horizontal completion was drilled from a jack-up rig in the eastern part of the field…

New Downhole Sensing System

Nov 14, 2018

Downhole sensing technology specialist Well-SENSE has launched its latest FiberLine Intervention (FLI) development, Active FLI at ADIPEC.“Earlier this year, we secured significant investment from Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (SAEV) which has…

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