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LR starts Subsea Inspection Services

Jan 31, 2017

Lloyd’s Register (LR), a provider of integrity, compliance and specialist risk consulting services, has begun its Subsea Inspection Services to support underwater inspections of subsea pipelines, assets and facilities to energy companies operating offshore…

Qinterra award GOM services contract

Jan 13, 2017

Qinterra Technologies has been awarded a three-year wireline tractor and instrumented intervention services contract with a deepwater oil and gas operator in the US Gulf of Mexico, effective immediately. The scope of the contract includes tractor conveyance…

DSME delivers Maersk Invincible

Jan 06, 2017

Maersk Drilling has taken delivery of its fourth XLE jackup rig, the Maersk Invincible, from Daewoo Shipbuilding and Marine Engineering (DSME) in South Korea. Maersk Invincible will now mobilize to the North Sea and will commence a 5-year…

Aibel awards IKM Testing Johan Sverdrup service contract

Jan 05, 2017

IKM Testing Thailand has been awarded the service contract by Aibel for the Johan Sverdrup drilling platform. The platform deck for the drilling platform will comprise of three modules. Aibel is to build the largest module, the main support frame (MSF)…

Forum completes 350th RT torque machine delivery

Jan 05, 2017

Forum Energy Technologies has designed, manufactured, tested and delivered its 350th rotational torque (RT) torque machine to TAM International, a downhole inflatable packer provider. The torque machine, or bucking unit as it is commonly referred…

CIMC joins Tianjin Lanshui Offshore partnership

Dec 28, 2016

CIMC Offshore Co., a wholly-owned subsidiary of China International Marine Containers (CIMC) Co., intends to partner with Shenzhen Mangrove Venture Capital Co. and China Industrial International Trust Co. to jointly establish Tianjin Lanshui…

Lundin to use Leiv Eiriksson for Gohta

Dec 27, 2016

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has given Lundin Norway consent to drill exploration well 7120/1-5 in a prospect named Gohta. The prospect is located in Lundin-operated production license 492 (PL492), which is comprised of blocks 7120/1 and 7120/2 in the Barents Sea…

Eni to use Scarabeo 8 for PL716 wildcat

Dec 22, 2016

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Eni Norge a drilling permit for wellbore 7318/12-1, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 7318/12-1 will be drilled from the Scarabeo 8 drilling facility. The…

Statoil to use Deepsea Atlantic for Johan Sverdrup

Dec 22, 2016

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Statoil Petroleum a drilling permit for well 16/2-22 S, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 16/2-22 S will be drilled from the Deepsea Atlantic drilling facility in position 58°55’33…

Schlumberger inks double Transocean deal

Dec 21, 2016

Cameron, a Schlumberger (SLB) company, has signed two 10-year pressure control equipment management service contracts on behalf of Transocean valued at greater than US$350 million.  The first contract calls for Schlumberger to manage Transocean’s Cameron risers in the Gulf of Mexico…

Norvestor invests in READ Cased Hole

Dec 15, 2016

Norvestor VII L.P. and Norvestor VII OS L.P., funds managed by Norvestor Equity, has signed an agreement to invest in Aberdeen-based READ Cased Hole, an independent provider of production logging and well integrity evaluation services.  “In READ Cased Hole…

Salunda develops hand-help MudChecker

Dec 06, 2016

Salunda Ltd. has designed its latest hand-held technology to provide rapid and consistent analysis of mud properties during drilling and completion of oil and gas wells. Offering an alternative to conventional retort and titration testing…

mltech develops survey tech

Nov 22, 2016

mltech, pipework set-up and measurement software developer, has developed automet Lite, a pipe spool fabrication inspection system, which can be used without specialist training. Used in conjunction with Leica iCON survey instruments…

AkerBP, IKM agree to mud recovery services

Nov 14, 2016

IKM Cleandrill has been awarded a three-year frame agreement with AkerBP for riserless closed loop mud recovery services. The initial operations under this contract will be production well drilling on the Alvheim development from the Transocean Arctic semisubmersible rig…

Quadrant moves to Phoenix South-2

Oct 25, 2016

Quadrant Energy’s Phoenix South-2 (PS-2) well is expected to commence in the next seven days to appraise the Phoenix South-1 oil discovery in the Barret Sandstone and evaluate the deeper Caley Sandstone, akin to the Roc field, for gas and condensate…

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