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DCP for Malampaya

Jul 25, 2013

Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. awarded Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. a contract to install a Depletion Compression Platform (DCP) for the Malampaya Project off Palawan Island, in The Philippines. The contract is worth about US$60 million and will be completed in 2014.

BG finds Tanzania gas

Jul 25, 2013

BG Group has made a natural gas discovery in the Ngisi-1 well in Block 4 off Tanzania. The well, drilled by the Deepsea Metro 1 drillship, appraised the Chewa gas field resulting in an upgrade in estimated recoverable resources in the block…

Petrobras sets production records

Jul 25, 2013

Petrobras set a new presalt production record in May 2013 with output of 322,100bo/d, an 11,000bo/d increase from its previous record of 311,500bo/d set the prior month. The company also achieved record output in Espírito Santo, with a monthly average figure of 322…

ThoughtStream: Mexico’s moment

Jul 24, 2013

ThoughtStream: Opinion Mexico is among the ten largest oil producers in the world. This country has made important structural changes to improve economic performance and strengthen its resilience to external shocks. It is a strong partner to the United States and to Canada…

Relief well planned for leaking GOM well

Jul 24, 2013

The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) approved Walter Oil & Gas Corp.’s permit application to drill a relief well at South Timbalier 220 in the US Gulf of Mexico, using the Rowan EXL-3 jack-up rig. The well is expected to be drilled on Thursday…

Modiin updates estimates for Yam Hadera field

Jul 22, 2013

Modiin Energy LP has updated resource estimates for the Yam Hadera field off Israel. The best estimate of gross recoverable, prospective resources at Yam Hadera is 208MMbo (revised upwards from 133 MMbo) and 3.4 Tcf of natural gas (revised upwards from 1…

Kenya forges ahead

Jul 18, 2013

Recent offshore drilling by Apache and Anadarko help gauge the potential of the Lamu basin. Vision 2030 is Kenya’s development strategy which aims to transform the economy and “create a globally competitive and prosperous nation with a high quality of life by 2030…

Tanzanian investment to continue

Jul 17, 2013

Tanzania has become hot property, with BG Group and Statoil eying LNG export from the gas-rich offshore region. Tanzania’s recent rise up the resource rankings has been fast, despite it having taken a long time to reveal its potential reserves…

Mozambique rising

Jul 17, 2013

All eyes are on Mozambique as significant natural gas finds are set to turn the East African country into a major LNG player, but are oil riches on the horizon? Mozambique’s prolific Rovuma basin holds 12 offshore discoveries within a 50km radius…

Fabricating an 8-leg launch jacket in record time

Jul 16, 2013

Using multiple work centers and close project management, L&T delivered the MNP jacket on schedule. Larsen & Toubro (L&T), India was awarded the Mumbai High North (MHN) process platform, living quarters, and process gas compressor module project by ONGC…

SPE Brings Student Competition to Europe

Jul 12, 2013

About 50 students from across Europe will take part in the inaugural Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Europe Petro League, which will be hosted by the Aberdeen Section during the Offshore Europe conference, 3-6 Sept. This competition…

Leak reported off Louisiana

Jul 11, 2013

An Energy Resource Technology (ERT) well, located within the Ship Shoal block 225, has been leaking a mixture of gas, salt water, and light condensate to the surface of the Gulf of Mexico since Monday July 8, 2013. Talos Energy—Houston…

Cairn to drill on Spanish Point

Jul 09, 2013

Cairn Energy is to drill an appraisal well on the Spanish Point discovery offshore Ireland using the Blackford Dolphin semisubmersible drilling rig. Spanish Point, in license FEL 2/04, is a gas and condensate field, made by Phillips in 1981…

Honeywell chosen for gas processing off Brazil

Jul 03, 2013

UOP LLC, a Honeywell company, was contracted by PNBV, a subsidiary of Petrobras, to supply UOP Separex™ membrane systems to process natural gas aboard four FPSOs. The vessels will process natural gas extracted from Petrobras’ Lula pre-salt oil reserves…

Woodside snaps up Irish acreage

Jun 28, 2013

Australian oil and gas major Woodside Petroleum is to acquire its first offshore exploration acreage in north west Europe.  The firm, Australia's largest operator, has agreed to farm-in to three license options in the Atlantic Porcupine Basin…

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