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TAM International names Davis global technical director

Dec 07, 2015

TAM International has appointed Tim Davis global technical director for TAM, overseeing global technical support for operations, training, product line management, and marketing.   Image: Tim Davis…

Southeast Barents could contain 2 billion bbl reserves

Dec 07, 2015

The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has announced that 26 companies have bid for acreage in the 23rd licensing round. The round offers nearly 60 frontier exploration blocks with around half in the exciting new Arctic province of the Norwegian Southeast Barents Sea…

EMGS sells Brazil EM data

Dec 04, 2015

Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) has announced that the company has entered into a data licensing agreement with an international oil company for the provision of 3D EM data from the multi-client data library over the Foz de Amazonas and Ceara basin in Brazil worth a total of US$ 4.1 million.

Murphy in Thunder Bird P&A

Dec 04, 2015

Image from IOG. Murphy Oil encountered hydrocarbon pay at its Thunder Bird sidetrack well in the Gulf of Mexico, but has decided to plug and abandon the well, due to the low oil price environment…

EHL enters extension period

Dec 02, 2015

Image from iStock. African Petroleum's wholly-owned subsidiary European Hydrocarbons Ltd. (EHL) entered into the first extension period on the SL-03 license, offshore Sierra Leone. The…

AVEVA releases Brownfield software

Dec 02, 2015

Image: AVEVA Everything 3D 2.1 /AVEVA AVEVA announced the commercial launch of AVEVA Everything3D 2.1 (AVEVA E3D). The software is designed to increase productivity for EPCs and owner operators…

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…

Petrobras chairman resigns

Nov 30, 2015

Petrobras announced that its chairman, Murilo Pinto de Oliveira Ferreira, who was in leave of absence since 14 September, 2015, presented his resignation. Luiz Nelson Guedes de Carvalho, who was performing the duties of the chairman since 14 September…

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…

First Subsea award wind farm contract

Nov 25, 2015

Subsea connector specialist, First Subsea, has been awarded a contract to supply a cable connector for the third phase of the Fukushima Floating Offshore Wind Farm Demonstration, offshore Japan. In this latest phase of the project, the connector…

PSA audits Gullfaks A maintenance management

Nov 20, 2015

From 2-4 September 2015, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit of Statoil Petroleum's maintenance management at Gullfaks A (GFA). The audit is part of the processing of the application for consent for an operating life extension for GFA…

Visuray completes first commercial well operation

Nov 17, 2015

Visuray announced a first commercial application of their X-ray wireline technology for downhole imaging in wells filled with opaque fluid. In a well, managed by TAQA Energy in Holland, Visuray’s VR90 tool successfully imaged the top of a coiled tubing disconnect with millimeter accuracy…

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