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Vast CO2 storage potential in North Sea

May 12, 2016

A new report produced for the Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) says there are no technical hurdles to permanently and safely storing large quantities of CO2 deep underground off the coast of the UK. There is also the potential for…

PGS names third and highest spec Ramform

Mar 17, 2016

The third of geoscience firm PGS' four Ramform new-build Titan-class seismic acquisition vessels, the Ramform Tethys, has been named at the Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Shipbuilding Co. yard in Nagasaki, Japan. PGS' two first Ramform Titan-class vessels…

PGS completes Brazil Fortaleza 3D

Jan 21, 2016

PGS has completed the acquisition of the 7300sq km CearáBasin “Fortaleza” MultiClient 3D survey on the Equatorial Margin of Brazil. The survey has significant industry pre-funding and marks the first use of a Ramform Titan-class vessel, the Ramform Atlas…

Cutting down to size

Jul 01, 2015

As the oil and gas industry reacts to the continued downturn in prices, even the seismic vessels market is taking great pains to trim the fleet and stay competitive. Elaine Maslin surveys the market. GC Rieber delivered the Polar Empress…

Altas secures Dolphin contract

Jun 29, 2015

Dolphin Drilling selected learning technologies provider Atlas Knowledge to deliver a new system to manage the competence and training of its workforce in the UK. The contract will employ Atlas to oversee the installation and development…

AFGlobal names new president/CEO

Jun 15, 2015

AFGlobal Corp. appointed Curtis Samford as the company’s new president and chief executive officer. Samford joined the company in 2012 as president - oil and gas and was later promoted to chief operating officer in July 2013. Samford…

Atlas secures INPEX contract

Jun 01, 2015

Atlas Knowledge has been awarded a contract by INPEX to provide training for production workers involved in the US$34 billion Ichthys LNG project.  The INPEX-operated project includes some of the world’s largest offshore facilities off the coast of Western Australia…

ETI appoints consortium for CCS project

May 22, 2015

The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) selected a consortium led by Aberdeen-based consultancy Pale Blue Dot Energy to deliver a project that will identify the next phase of sites deep under the seabed in UK waters to store CO2 emissions…

Hunt on for offshore CO2 storage sites

May 22, 2015

The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) has selected a consortium led by Aberdeen-based consultancy Pale Blue Dot Energy to deliver a project to identify offshore CO2 storage sites. Specifically, it is looking to progress sites deep under…

Technology-led exploration success

May 01, 2015

For Shell, exploration isn’t just about the seismic, it’s about joining up the petabytes’ worth of seismic dots between its global team of experts. Meg Chesshyre reports. Subsurface imaging, but…

AGR picks up DEA NCS contract

Apr 21, 2015

AGR has been awarded a well engineering and operational support services contract with DEA Norge. The contract covers support in well planning and operational execution and consultancy manpower to DEA’s drilling projects on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS)…

Atlas Copco opens expanded custom engineering workshop in Hemel Hempstead

Feb 23, 2015

Middle East orders are driving growth and filling newly built capacity at Sweden headquartered Atlas Copco’s newly upgraded and expanded UK systems facility. Atlas Copco Compressors’ largest ever UK designed and built custom engineered package…

Oil shows at Tunisian Sfax

Jan 02, 2015

Oil shows were found on the Jawkara-3 well in the Sfax Offshore Exploration Permit, off Tunisia, according to Norway-based oil and gas explorer DNO. Jawhara-3 well vertically drilled to a total depth of 2815m by DNO and state-run Entreprise Tunisienne d'Activités Pétrolière…

Dry North Sea well for RWE

Dec 19, 2014

RWE Dea Norge is to plug and abandon its wildcat well 35/9-12 S on the Atlas prospect in production license (PL) 420 in the North Sea after it was classified dry.  The well was drilled about 20km southwest of the Gjøa field in the North Sea and about 80km southwest of Florø…

RWE Dea moves on Atlas

Nov 05, 2014

RWE Dea Norge has started drilling the Atlas exploration well in production license 420 after approval from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD).   Atlas, also known as well 35/9-12 S, is located in the North Sea approximately 45km off Norway…

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