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Subsea UK
5th January 2016

Following an unprecedented number of member nominations, two new Board members were appointed and seven members re-elected.Cameron Mitchell, technical disciplines assurance manager for Shell UK, and Mark...
5th January 2016

Adrian Lara, GlobalData’s Senior Upstream Analyst covering the Americas, says that production from pre-salt fields will contribute an estimated 65% of Brazil’s oil production by 2020, while...
Corrib gas field
5th January 2016

Located 83 kilometres off Ireland’s northwest coast in water depths of almost 350 metres, the Corrib gas field lies approximately 3,000 metres below the seabed.  At peak annual production, the...
The 2015 British subsea award winners
5th January 2016

A selection of the country’s most dynamic and successful subsea businesses have made it on to the final shortlist for the annual awards which seek to recognise companies and individuals who are...
Example play fairway map showing distribution of fields, reservoir, seal and source kitchens linked to the play.
5th January 2016

Tellus is Robertson’s strategic new ventures tool, designed to help exploration geoscientists rapidly understand petroleum geology at regional, basin, and play scale. It is the industry’s...
A disconnect between buyers and sellers
5th January 2016

Despite an ample supply of oil and gas assets on the market due to low oil prices, the overall merger and acquisition (M&A) deal count in the upstream energy sector plunged in 2015 as the weakness and...
Ultra-Deepwater drillship Scirocco
4th January 2016

Following on from the award and successful execution of the Diverless UWILD on the Pacific Bora Drillship, further ODIN contracts have been awarded to EM&I by Pacific Drilling for the Ultra-Deepwater...
Aquisition for BP Eygpt
11th December 2015

The acquisition will bring BP’s working interest in both concessions of the West Nile Delta project to 82.75 per cent. The West Nile Delta project agreement, concluded in March 2015, involves the...
11th December 2015

WellDog has announced that it has established a new carbon services division that is dedicated to applying the company’s suite of award winning, cost-effective downhole products and services to...
New diving regulations come into force early 2016
11th December 2015

At the moment, candidates looking to take part in the HSE (Health and Safety Executive) or ADAS (Australian Diver Accreditation Scheme) closed bell diving courses need to have a minimum of 50 logged dives...


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