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SeaBird Tallies Australasia Survey

Sep 11, 2019

Marine seismic surveyor SeaBird Exploration said it has been awarded a contact to acquire 2D seismic data in the Australasia region. The survey is due to commence during the fourth quarter of 2019 and is estimated to run for approximately three to four months plus mobilization…

Gazprom Neft Resumes Output at Arctic Offshore Field

Sep 11, 2019

Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of Russian gas giant Gazprom, said on Wednesday it had resumed oil production at the Prirazlomnoye offshore Arctic field on September 7 after planned maintenance.The Prirazlomnoye field was halted on August 8 for maintenance…

Shearwater Secures Work in Turkey

Sep 10, 2019

Shearwater GeoServices said it has been awarded a seismic acquisition and depth processing contract by Türkiye Petrolleri Anonim Ortaklığı (TPAO) – its second project to be executed for TPAO in 2019.The four-month project will start in third…

Subsea 7 Wins Contacts from Saudi Aramco

Sep 09, 2019

Subsea 7 said it has been awarded three contracts from Saudi Aramco under a long term agreement for execution offshore Saudi Arabia.The engineering, procurement, construction and installation (EPCI) contracts are awarded for execution in consortium with L&T Hydrocarbon Engineering (LTHE)…

Hurricane Produces Oil at Lincoln Crestal

Sep 09, 2019

UK independent Hurricane Energy announced it has struck oil in its Lincoln Crestal well West of Shetland.Responding to speculation around flaring from the Transocean Leader drilling rig, the company issued a statement confirming that a drill…

Sleipnir Installs Leviathan Topsides

Sep 09, 2019

The topsides for Noble Energy’s Leviathan development in the Mediterranean were installed this weekend by the world's largest crane vessel, offshore contractor Heerema Marine Contractors announced.Sleipnir installed the Leviathan development’s two main topsides with a total weight of 24…

Mexico, Pemex to Hedge Oil Output

Sep 09, 2019

The Mexican government has said in its 2020 budget proposal that it will maintain a strategy of hedging its oil output against lower prices.Mexico’s state oil company Pemex will also continue a similar but separate hedging program. Mexico’s…

Baker Hughes: U.S. Oil Drillers Cut Rigs Again

Sep 06, 2019

U.S. energy firms this week reduced the number of oil rigs operating for a third week in a row after drilling slowed for nine straight months as independent producers cut spending by about 10% this year.Drillers cut four oil rigs in the week to Sept…

Egyptian Red Sea Survey Planned

Sep 06, 2019

Schlumberger and TGS today announced a new 3D seismic reimaging project in the Egyptian Red Sea comprising reimaging data from three overlapping seismic surveys totaling 3,600 square kilometers that were acquired between 1999 and 2008—the only available 3D data in this part of the Red Sea…

CGG to Map Off Eastern Canada for BHP

Sep 06, 2019

Subsurface Imaging, part of CGG’s Geoscience division, has been awarded a large-scale seismic imaging project in the offshore Orphan Basin in Eastern Canada by BHP, CGG announced on Thursday.The company said it will employ its FWI and least…

Cooper Finds Gas in Annie-1

Sep 06, 2019

Cooper Energy announced on Friday that it has found new gas in the Annie-1 exploration well in the Otway Basin offshore Victoria, marking the first new offshore discovery in the basin in 11 years.Annie-1, located in VIC/P44 approximately 9 kilometers offshore Victoria in a water depth of 58 meters…

LEKOIL Makes Progress Offshore Nigeria

Sep 05, 2019

Africa-focused oil and gas exploration, development and production company LEKOIL announced progress in one of its Nigerian projects months after a temporary setback in its asset acquisition spree in the West African country.The company said…

Carnarvon Says Dorado-3 Confirms Reserves

Sep 03, 2019

Oil and gas explorer Carnarvon Petroleum Ltd said on Wednesday that drilling results from the Dorado-3 appraisal well in Western Australia confirmed oil and gas reserves.The wireline logging well has successfully confirmed a hydrocarbon bearing reservoir within the Caley…

Maersk Team Managing Thames Decom

Sep 03, 2019

Maersk Decom, together with Maersk Supply Service, is project managing the removal, recycling and waste management of subsea infrastructure for Perenco’s Thames field in the UK North Sea.The project includes the cut and recovery of wellheads and wellhead protection structures…

Seadrill Lines Up Work for West Neptune

Sep 02, 2019

Seadrill has secured a one-year contract with LLOG for the West Neptune operating in the US Gulf of Mexico, the offshore drilling contractor announced on Monday.Total contract value is expected to be approximately $74 million with commencement in December 2019…

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