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NorSea Group invests in Scrabster

Apr 24, 2013

NorSea Group, the leading supplier of base services and integrated logistics systems to the Norwegian oil and gas industry, and the Scrabster Harbour Trust in Caithness have just signed an agreement which will result in major investment and new job prospects for the local economy…

Exxon starts Dunquin drilling

Apr 23, 2013

ExxonMobil has started drilling on the Dunquin prospect offshore the west coast of Ireland, partners in the licence said this morning.  Drilling operations are expected to take several months to complete using the Eirik Raude semi-submersible drilling unit…

Firms qualified to bid for offshore Lebanon blocks

Apr 19, 2013

Lebanon's Petroleum Administration has revealed the results of a pre-qualification process to select companies who will be able to bid in its first offshore exploration round.  Of 54 companies applying to take part, 46 have been approved to bid in the round…

Rosneft, Marubeni sign E&P pact

Apr 18, 2013

Rosneft and Marubeni Corp. signed Memorandum of Cooperation in LNG project implementation and joint exploration and development of oil and gas fields on April 17, 2013 The document was signed by Igor Sechin, Rosneft President and Chairman of the Management Board…

Gas find for Salamander

Apr 11, 2013

Salamander Energy has made a potential gas discovery at its North Kendang-1 exploration well inside the South East Sangatta PSC, the company announced on 11 April 2013.Ocean General (Image: Diamond Offshore)Drilling operations were suspended at the well after encountering high pressure gas…

IVB opens Abu Dhabi office

Apr 10, 2013

Growth by specialist East of England company Inspection Verification Bureau Ltd (IVB) has prompted it to open a new office in Abu Dhabi and set up a joint enterprise in Kuwait. Around 75% of the Great Yarmouth company's verification, inspection…

ABB wins $45m Ichthys work

Apr 08, 2013

Power and automation firm ABB has won two contracts worth a combined $45million on the Ichthys oil and gas project offshore Western Australia.Ichthys field layout (Image: Inpex)The firm has been appointed the main electrical contractor (MEC) for a new floating production…

Technip on Moho Nord subesa EPSCI

Apr 08, 2013

Technip was awarded by Total E&P Congo a major (more than $500million) lump-sum contract for the engineering, procurement, supply, construction, installation (EPSCI) and pre-commissioning for the Moho Nord development project.This project is…

Rhyl field extends Morecambe Bay past 2020

Apr 02, 2013

Gas production has begun from the Rhyl gas field in Morecambe Bay, helping to secure the future of 400 North West jobs and boost energy security for the UK.The Rhyl field, located 39km off the coast of Barrow, was first discovered in 2009 and is wholly owned and operated by Centrica Energy…

Inpex joins Mozambique hunt

Apr 02, 2013

Statoil has farmed down a 25% working interest in its operated exploration licence offshore Mozambique to Japanese based INPEX Mozambique, a wholly owned subsidiary of INPEX Corp.The licence, which consists of two blocks, under one licence agreement…

Total resumes Elgin production

Mar 11, 2013

Total announces the restart of production on the Elgin/Franklin area on 9 March 2013, following the approval of the safety case by the UK Health and Safety Executive (HSE).Production resumes gradually and should soon reach close to 70,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed…

Aasta Hansteen contract for Subsea 7

Mar 05, 2013

Subsea 7 today announced the award of a contract valued at approximately US$380 million from Statoil for the Aasta Hansteen gas field, located west of Bodø in the northern part of the Norwegian Sea.The contract comprises the design, coating…

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