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According to PwC the oil market is improving
20th November 2016

PwC’s latest report, ‘A Sea Change: Emerging from a downturn’, considers the outlook for the global oilfield service sector (OFS) and how the sector can move from crisis to success in a...
UK has 22 operations expected to commence operations
20th November 2016

A total of 32 crude and natural gas projects are expected to commence operations in the North Sea region by 2025, with the UK claiming the highest number at 22, followed by Norway and Denmark with nine and...
Sabinas – Rio Grande volumetric heat map
20th November 2016

Oil and gas exploration has always had a strong element of risk, not only in terms of making a discovery but also from fluctuating oil prices, turbulent exchange rates and changing geopolitics. There are...
GE and Maersk Drilling have announced a partnership
17th November 2016

The two companies have collaborated to deploy SeaStream Insight, GE’s latest innovation in marine asset performance management, powered by Predix. The pilot project will be carried out on one of...
Wim van der Zande CEO of Xodus Group
17th November 2016

The successful contractor for the FEED contract is Xodus Group, an integrated services company, that spans numerous disciplines involved in delivering complex projects including subsurface, process and...
10th November 2016

The company’s latest report states that the UK and the US follow Brazil, with 29 and 21 planned projects respectively. Key offshore planned projects around the world are expected to contribute an...
OpenPath Sequence diversion stimulation service
10th November 2016

Schlumberger has announced the launch of OpenPath Sequence diversion stimulation service. The new service sequentially diverts acid into additional clusters or zones to maximize wellbore coverage, resulting...
Chevron Alder Field
10th November 2016

“First gas at Alder represents a significant milestone for Chevron and highlights our commitment to investing and developing resources in the U.K.," said Greta Lydecker, managing director,...
Schlumberger has introduced AvantGuard advanced flowback services
10th November 2016

Schlumberger has introduced AvantGuard advanced flowback services. These services protect the connection of the hydraulic fracture to the wellbore to optimize productivity in conventional and unconventional...
MyQRA can be used to consider multiple QRA versions side by side
10th November 2016

MyQRA provides an interactive dashboard allowing a view of project and asset risk results in ways not possible in a static QRA report. The dashboard makes it easier to understand hazards and make day-to-day...


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