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Hydratight seals deal with Subsea 7

Dec 02, 2015

Image: MORGRIP mechanical connector/Hydratight Hydratight has won a pipeline connector order from Subsea 7 to support their Emergency Pipeline Repair System (EPRS) project in Australia…

North Energy sells PL 707 stake

Dec 02, 2015

North Energy has signed a sale and purchase agreement with Lime Petroleum Norway, whereby North Energy sells its 10% interest in production license (PL) 707 to Lime. This transaction forms part of North Energy's current strategic process…

WCS moves Lafayette training center

Dec 01, 2015

Accredited well control training provider, Well Control School (WCS),  has relocated its training center in Lafayette, Louisiana to 425 Settlers Trace Boulevard. WCS will hold its first classes in the new center on 30 November, 2015. The…

Total inks Maersk Venturer deal

Dec 01, 2015

Image: Maersk Venturer/ Maersk Drilling Maersk Drilling has been awarded a contract for the drillship Maersk Venturer with oil major Total. The contract covers one exploration well (estimated duration 120 days) in block 14 offshore Uruguay…

Seajacks Scylla vessel delivered

Nov 30, 2015

The ABS-classed Seajacks Scylla, a wind farm installation and offshore construction vessel, has been delivered by the Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) Shipyard in Geoje, Republic of Korea. 'The cooperation among Seajacks, ABS and SHI was vital to the success of this newbuild effort…

DOF Subsea sells Skandi Protector

Nov 30, 2015

Image: Skandi Protector/DOF Subsea DOF Subsea has entered into agreement for the sale of Skandi Protector to the commonwealth of Australia. Delivery to new owners is expected in Q1 2016 and the sale will release approximately US$34…

Sterling acquires Mauritania interest

Nov 30, 2015

Image: map of Mauritania block C-10/Sterling Energy Sterling Energy has announced that completion has now occurred under the sale and purchase agreement between its wholly owned subsidiary…

Det norske awards Transocean rig contract

Nov 30, 2015

Det norske oljeselskap has, on behalf of the partnerships in PL 203 (Alvheim) and PL 150 (Volund), awarded an agreement to Transocean Offshore for the lease of the semi-submersible drilling rig Transocean Arctic. The contract scope for drilling of four wells in the Alvheim area…

Lundin permitted to drill well 16/4-10

Nov 30, 2015

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Lundin Norway a drilling permit for well 16/4-10. Well 16/4-10 will be drilled from the Island Innovator drilling facility in position 58°35’03.08’’ north 02°10’21.95’’ east. The…

Drilling commences on Roc-1

Nov 25, 2015

Carnarvon Petroleum has announced that operator Quadrant Energy has spud the Roc-1 well on 24 November 2015. Drilling is expected to reach 4700m total depth, and take about 35-40 days trouble free. Well logging and sidewall coring is expected to take about 5-10 days on success case…

Penspen lands Nigerian engineering study

Nov 25, 2015

Penspen has been awarded a contract from Sirius Group to conduct an engineering study for the monetization of gas reserves from oilfields offshore Niger Delta. A key element of this agreement is the development of gas reserves of the OML 122 field…

IMES invests in new technology

Nov 25, 2015

Marine and subsea firm Inspection Monitoring Engineering Solutions (IMES) has invested US$75,481 (£50,000) in new technology, expanding its existing service offering for clients in the oil and gas industry. The Aberdeen-based company…

Total appoints chief digital officer

Nov 25, 2015

Gilles Cochevelou has been appointed Chief Digital Officer of French oil major Total.  Cochevelou joined Total in 1994 and has held, successively, the positions of Operations Manager at Donges Refinery and Head of Strategic Planning in Refining and Marketing…

UH elevates petroleum engineering

Nov 23, 2015

The University of Houston (UH) petroleum engineering program – started in 2009 with just 20 undergraduate students – has been elevated to a full department within the UH Cullen College of Engineering. The move was announced this month. The new department…

Statoil cleared for Oseberg drilling

Nov 23, 2015

Statoil is the operator for production license 104 and has received consent to drill exploration well 30/89 S on the Oseberg field. Statoil has allocated 54 days for the activity and will be drilling with the Songa Delta, in approximately 99m water depth…

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