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Moho Bilondo Phase 1b offshore the Republic of Congo
15th January 2016

Chevron Corporation has confirmed that its subsidiary, Chevron Overseas (Congo) and partners have started production from the deepwater development Moho Bilondo Phase 1b offshore the Republic of Congo...
Custom-built operating panel
15th January 2016

 Smith Flow Control provided a solution by developing a custom-built operating panel that enhances safety and increases efficiency. It does this by moving the control and operation of Eni Norge’s...
The new Suretank standard CCU
15th January 2016

Gordon Murray, Group Engineering Manager at Suretank, explained: “The new and improved standard units have been engineered following a complete review and redesign of Suretank's standard CCU range...
It is estimated that there are 750 and 600 million barrels (mmbbl) in Uganda and Kenya respectively
11th January 2016

However, new infrastructure, including an export pipeline, is required to enable commercialization of these discoveries, says an analyst with research and consulting firm GlobalData.Overall oil production...
Permian Basin is the only US unconventional liquids resource seeing significant year-over year
11th January 2016

In an energy market struggling from oil price declines and anemic financial returns, the Permian Basin is the only U.S. unconventional liquids resource seeing significant year-over year, per-well...
E&A well spuds in the UK is an all-time low
11th January 2016

A year on since the oil price collapse and the effects are making themselves felt across NW Europe, particularly in the UK and Norwegian sectors.  The count of E&A well spuds in the UK is an all-...
LEAP Adaptive Production System
11th January 2016

Baker Hughes has announced that the first field trial of its LEAP™ adaptive production system, installed on December 12 at a depth of 5,200 feet in the Mississippi Lime play in Woods County, Oklahoma...
Trelleborg's climate-controlled swivel stack seal inspection facility
11th January 2016

The global facility is based in Barendrecht, in the Netherlands, and has been unveiled in a move to help ensure Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) operators achieve the highest possible...
5th January 2016

Schlumberger has announced  that Statoil Gulf of Mexico LLC has signed an agreement to license a large part of the WesternGeco Campeche wide-azimuth (WAZ) deepwater multiclient seismic survey in the...
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...


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