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IHC launches Subsea 7 pipelay vessel bound for work with Petrobras offshore Brazil
Royal IHC (IHC) has today successfully launched Subsea 7's 550t pipelaying vessel, Seven Rio, at its shipyard in Krimpen aan den IJssel, The Netherlands, with the naming ceremony performed by Anelise Lara, Petrobras executive manager for the Libra Project – its ultimate destination - 28th November 2014
African Petroleum reinstated at Gambia licence blocks
African Petroleum Corporation has entered into an agreement with the government of Gambia to reinstate the company’s Alhamdulilah Licence Block A1 and Licence Block A4, and settle all prior issues concerning the Gambia Licences including the discontinuation of arbitration proceedings - 28th November 2014
Gazprom Neft drills Russia’s longest horizontal well on the Yamal Peninsular
Gazprom Neft has become the first oil operator in Russia to drill a well with a horizontal borehole of 1,500 metres - 28th November 2014
28th November 2014

Gazprom Neft has become the first oil operator in Russia to drill a well with a horizontal borehole of 1,500 metres
28th November 2014

A memorandum of understanding (MOU) between India and Mozambique was signed today bwteen Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, India’s minister for petroleum and natural gas, and Oldemiro Julio Marques Baloi, Mozambique’s minister of foreign affairs, in New Delhi
28th November 2014

Repsol and NNK have agreed to group their Russian joint venture assets into a single management company to help optimise operational decision-taking, reduce costs and achieve maximum synergies from the partnership