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C-Kore Debuts Subsea Testing Tool

Jan 31, 2019

UK-based subsea technology company C-Kore Systems has announced a new subsea testing tool, the C-Kore Sensor Monitor, which can be used in decommissioning, fault-finding and construction campaigns to provide feedback from subsea sensors, such as wellhead pressures and temperatures…

BP Retains Odfjell Drilling Platform Deal

Jan 30, 2019

Oil giant BP has extended Odfjell Drilling’s maintenance service contract on three North Sea platforms.'BP has awarded Odfjell Drilling a contract for platform drilling and maintenance services on three of its platforms in the UK North Sea,'…

Lundin Granted North Sea Drilling Permit

Jan 30, 2019

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for a wildcat well in the North Sea.The NPD said on Tuesday that the wildcat well, designated 16/1-31 S, would be drilled from the Leiv Eiriksson drilling…

Eni Spuds New Vandumbu Well in Angola

Jan 25, 2019

Italian oil company Eni said that it has successfully launched a new production well in the Vandumbu field, about 350 km north-west of Luanda and 130 km west of Soyo, in the West Hub of Block 15/06, in Angola’s offshore.According to a press release…

Aker BP Bags 21 in Norwegian Licensing Round

Jan 15, 2019

The oil exploration and development company focusing petroleum resources on the Norwegian Continental Shelf Aker BP has been offered interests in 21 new production licenses in Norway, of which 11 as operator, through the Awards in pre-defined areas (APA 2018) licensing round…

Equinor Grabs 29 New Licenses on Norwegian Continental Shelf

Jan 15, 2019

Norwegian energy major Equinor has been awarded 29 new licences by Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum and Energy as part of the Award in Predefined Areas (APA) for 2018 – 13 licences as operator and 16 as partner.Norway's government says it awarded…

OMV Increases Wisting Volumes

Jan 15, 2019

Austrian oil company OMV noted a rise in estimated recoverable volumes in the company’s Wisting discovery in the Barents Sea offshore Norway during last year.The company said on Monday that the estimated recoverable volumes in the Wisting discovery…

LLOG Exploration Reports Deepwater Exploratory Discovery

Jan 15, 2019

The  deepwater exploration company operating primarily in the Gulf of Mexico  reported the drilling of a successful discovery on its Nearly Headless Nick exploratory prospect on Mississippi Canyon Block 387 in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.Louisiana…

Aker Energy Hits Oil in Ghana

Jan 11, 2019

The operator of the Deepwater Tano Cape Three Points (DWT/CTP) block, Aker Energy, has announced the near-completion of a successful drilling operation of the Pecan-4A appraisal well offshore the Western Region of Ghana.This, the Chief Executive Officer at Aker Energy…

Optime Subsea Bags Long-term Deal with Aker BP

Jan 10, 2019

Norwegian based Optime Subsea said it has been selected by Aker BP to provide well access system and services on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) for the next two years, with extension options.Aker BP will in the next two years use Optime…

Exploration Firms Drill Dry Well in North Sea

Jan 10, 2019

Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum) announces that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway) has completed exploration well 2/6-6S, targeting the Oppdal and Driva prospects in PL860 in the North Sea. Both targets were dry…

Subsea Intervention Outlook 2019

Jan 08, 2019

Subsea intervention is going to be big in 2019, just not where you were expecting. David Carr, Senior Vice President - International Development at Helix Energy Solutions Group, gives his forecast for 2019.Around this time of year, the papers are full of forecasts…

BP: New Tech Unlocks 'Significant Growth' in GoM

Jan 08, 2019

BP announced Tuesday it will move forward with its $1.3 billion Atlantis Phase 3 development after recent breakthroughs in advanced seismic imaging and reservoir characterization revealed an additional 400 million barrels of oil in place at the Gulf of Mexico’s third largest oil field…

Spirit Energy Gets Nod for Oda Development

Jan 07, 2019

North Sea explorer Spirit Energy has been given the green light from Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) to start up its first operated development in Norway.Oda is a subsea development where the wellstream is sent on to the Ula platform for processing and transport…

Brasse Wells Disappoints Faroe Petroleum

Jan 04, 2019

Faroe Petroleum has failed to find hydrocarbons at its Brasse East exploration well in the Norwegian North Sea, while the Brasse appraisal sidetrack well encountered hydrocarbons.The Aberdeen-headquartered firm said that the Brasse East exploration well 31/7-3 S was drilled to a total depth of 2…

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