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Global coverage of exploration and production, field development, shale, fracking and other upstream sector developments

AI in oil & gas
5th September 2019

The Intelligent Data Quality Improver (IDQI) project is an initiative involving the University of Aberdeen and co-funders the Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC), software R&D company HyperDAP Ltd,...
Johan Sverdrup field
5th September 2019

The Johan Sverdrup development continues to progress well through the final stages of preparation for operations. As a result, Equinor and its partners Lundin Norway, Petoro, Aker BP and Total, are...
4th September 2019

The UK’s offshore oil and gas industry has outlined its contribution to the UK and Scottish Government net-zero ambitions as part of an ambitious blueprint showing what the sector could look like in...
4th September 2019

Offshore Oil and Gas digitalisation software provider and systems integrator, Eigen, has initiated an engineering support project with exploration and production company, Chrysaor.The partnership involves...
3rd September 2019

The Drilling Portal is now live and combines remote monitoring of information from multiple different systems to provide a quick and intuitive overview of all drilling operations. A search functionality...
30th August 2019

The second campaign was located offshore Sarawak, Malaysia and began 8 May 2019 onboard the Fugro Equator. Acquired geophysical data included over 15 000 km2 of multibeam echosounder (MBES) data...
BP to sell Alaska business to Hilcorp
29th August 2019

Under the terms of the agreement, Hilcorp will purchase all of BP's interests in the state for a total consideration of $5.6 billion. The sale will include BP's entire upstream and midstream...
CGG begins new 3D broadband survey in deepwater Brazil
29th August 2019

With an initial focus on Brazil’s 15th License Round blocks, the data is being acquired by the Geo Caribbean and a portion of the survey will provide 3D data coverage where no other 3D data currently...
TechnipFMC to create two independent companies
29th August 2019

The two companies are RemainCo, a fully-integrated technology and services provider, continuing to drive energy development and SpinCo, a engineering and construction (E&C) player, poised to capitalize...
First oil from Greater Enfield
29th August 2019

The Greater Enfield Project was approved in 2016, to develop the Laverda Canyon, Norton over Laverda and Cimatti oil accumulations through a subsea tie-back to the Ngujima-Yin FPSO, located over the Vincent...

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