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US oil sands
15th January 2016

Following years of cost escalations that coincided with rapid production growth, oil sands costs are falling. However, their competitive position as a major source of global supply growth may still shift, a...
Lukoil's headquarters
15th January 2016

According to Anna Belova, GlobalData’s Senior Upstream Analyst covering the Former Soviet Union (FSU), companies such as Lukoil, Zarubezhneft, Bashneft, Rosneft, and Gazprom are all pushing...
Predator Elite ROV system
15th January 2016

Inuktun has extensive expertise in remote controlled robotic transport and delivery of multi-mission, modular technology used in hazardous environments and confined spaces.Seatronics is working with Inuktun...
Stirling Group
15th January 2016

The specialists in health, safety and environmental services, headquartered in the UAE, will deliver a series of three day courses on dealing with uncertainty and risk in the global energy sector from its...
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-...


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