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Changes to frac sand will lead to huge well savings
13th March 2018

A report from Energent, part of Westwood Global Energy Group, the energy market research consultancy, predicts dramatic changes to the frac sand supply chain to the Permian Basin – the world’s...
12th March 2018

The new design was developed in collaboration with GustoMSC and Lamprell. It was previously announced that IMI will build 20 rigs over the next 10-years for ARO Drilling. The parties will commence contract...
8th March 2018

An energy supplier in Hannover had initially used a deeply located geological horizon for gas storage, but then decided to extract crude oil from the same deposit in 2016. But first, a suitable extraction...
 Total closes the Maersk Oil acquisition
8th March 2018

It brings to Total around 1 billion barrels of oil equivalent of 2P/2C reserves and resources, mainly in the OECD countries, and a production of about 160,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d) in...
DNV GL boosts investment in 3D printing
6th March 2018

The new centre, which is supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB), will focus on developing competence including qualification, certification and training for additive manufacturing (AM...
Total acquires a stake in the Waha Concessions in Libya
4th March 2018

This acquisition will give Total access to reserves and resources in excess of 500 million barrels of oil equivalent, with immediate production of around 50,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d) and...
2nd March 2018

The wells were drilled about two kilometres north of the Bøyla field, 26 km southwest of the Alvheim field and 200 km northwest of Stavanger.The primary exploration target for wildcat well 24/9-12 S was to...
Nova subsea production system
28th February 2018

The system will consist of two templates with manifolds, seven subsea trees including one spare, umbilicals and associated tie-in and controls equipment for Nova. The order includes installation and...
eabox subsea water treatment system
27th February 2018

The Seabox system enables water treatment to be done directly at the seabed and water to be pumped straight into the injection well. This will allow the operator to optimise waterflooding and improve oil...
Schlumberger and Subsea 7 announce intent to form a joint venture
23rd February 2018

Subsea Integration Alliance currently combines the subsurface expertise, subsea production systems (SPS) and subsea processing systems of OneSubsea with the subsea umbilical, riser and flowline systems (...

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