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Qinterra award GOM services contract

Jan 13, 2017

Qinterra Technologies has been awarded a three-year wireline tractor and instrumented intervention services contract with a deepwater oil and gas operator in the US Gulf of Mexico, effective immediately. The scope of the contract includes tractor conveyance…

ExproSoft develops cloud-based simulator

Nov 21, 2016

Norway-based ExproSoft has developed WellMaster Simulator, a cloud-based well life simulator for new and mature fields. The solution is designed to help oil and gas operators predict well interventions, downtime, and operating expenses (OPEX)…

Coretrax expands ME presence

Nov 09, 2016

Coretrax, an engineered servicing company for wellbore clean up and abandonment, has radically expanded its Middle East presence by moving its Saudi Arabian operations into a 130,000sq ft facility in Dammam.   'We’ve worked hard to get…

UH researcher develops new tertiary recovery method

Jun 27, 2016

As oil producers struggle to adapt to lower prices, getting as much oil as possible out of every well has become even more important, despite concerns from nearby residents that some chemicals used to boost production may pollute underground water resources…

Well-Centric invests in Dyce base

Jun 01, 2016

Wellhead servicing specialist Well-Centric is investing £300,000 in a significant expansion of its workshop facilities in Dyce, Aberdeen. The upgrade of the Dyce workshop will provide additional capacity and allows Well-Centric to offer its maintenance…

SLB introduces ACTive Q CT service

Mar 23, 2016

Schlumberger (SLB) has introduced the ACTive Q CT real-time downhole flow measurement service, which delivers real-time injection diagnostics and treatment evaluation in one run in a well. “Fluid injection monitoring and placement often…

Subsea UK sponsors MATE ROV competition

Feb 04, 2016

At Subsea Expo, Subsea UK has announced that it will sponsor an initiative which inspires budding subsea engineers for a second year.  The body which represents the US$13.1 billion (£9 billion) subsea industry has now committed over $29…

COSLInnovator wins Troll gig

Dec 07, 2015

Statoil Petroleum has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) of Norway to use the COSLInnovator mobile drilling facility for drilling, completion, intervention, workover and well plugging on the Troll field. COSLInnovator…

VAALCO to re-sequence Gabon program

Oct 12, 2015

VAALCO Energy has announced a re-sequencing update to its drilling and workover program offshore Gabon in the Etame Marin block. Previously announced on 16 September 2015, VAALCO planned to mobilize the Transocean Constellation II jackup…

Oilfield chemical market growth slows

Jul 14, 2015

Driven by the rapid expansion of shale oil and gas drilling, and production in North America, the world market for oil field specialty chemicals at the service company level reached US$25 billion in 2014, up from nearly $16 billion in 2010…

GE awards SRP connector development contract

Jul 09, 2015

Subsea Riser Products (SRP) and part of its marine risers and moorings business, has secured a contract to develop and qualify its Nimway 510 and Nimway 710 completion and workover riser connectors for GE Oil & Gas. The connectors are designed for water depths of up to 3000m…

Fugro, Cross Group awarded intervention contract

Jun 29, 2015

Fugro’s multi-purpose drilling, well intervention and geotechnical vessel, Fugro Synergy, is proving her capabilities on a multi-well intervention campaign which recently started in the Gulf of Mexico. The campaign involves utilization of a top-tensioned 6…

Welltec, Shell sign technology collaboration deal

May 22, 2015

Danish intervention specialist Welltec has entered into a technology collaboration framework agreement with Shell Global Solutions International, an affiliate of Shell, to improve existing or develop new technologies for global application in the energy industry…

OTC15: Expro wins Statoil Canada contract

May 04, 2015

UK-based international oilfield services company Expro has won a four-year, US$45 million contract offshore Canada with Statoil in the Flemish Pass Basin. The contract, which includes options for two one-year extensions, will include…

Operators eye well intervention vessels

Dec 22, 2014

Subsea well intervention activities are expected to flourish over the next five years, predicts analysts Douglas Westwood. Despite the recent plunge in oil price, the firm says it expects the global subsea wellstock to increase over the period by 41%…

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