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Global coverage of exploration and production, field development, shale, fracking and other upstream sector developments

17th April 2018

The well was drilled about 6 km southwest of the Knarr field and 20 km north of the Visund field.The primary exploration targets for wildcat well 34/2-5 S were to prove petroleum in reservoir rocks in the...
16th April 2018

As global exploration, development and production of oil and gas resources shifts to more complex, remote and challenging fields, the need to rigorously safeguard people and the environment, as well as...
10th April 2018

Aquaterra Energy, a leading global offshore engineering solutions provider, is pleased to announce it has completed the delivery of a Sea Swift conductor supported platform (CSP) for DeNovo Energy in the...
10th April 2018

The well was drilled about one kilometre from the Skarv field in the northern part of the Norwegian Sea.Ærfugl was proven in Upper Cretaceous reservoir rocks (the Lysing formation) in 2000. The plan for...
Iraq’s West Gurna 1 oil field
5th April 2018

The purchaser has also assumed debt of $144 million as part of the transaction.The West Qurna 1 venture will continue to be operated by ExxonMobil. Shell’s other businesses in the country are not...
4th April 2018

Integrated production models are now ubiquitous, and the software and data required to deliver optimal performance increasingly complex. The industry is no stranger to data.You could argue, therefore, that...
4th April 2018

Deep Sea Mooring (DSM) and Vryhof Anchors, both Vryhof businesses, have secured a contract to provide full-scale mooring and anchoring services to Australian energy company Cooper Energy. The contract...
3rd April 2018

Paul has more than 20 years’ experience in the oil and gas sector. He joins Tendeka having most recently been vice president of global technical sales with Delphian Ballistics. Paul, who previously...
3rd April 2018

Robots could soon be working autonomously alongside humans on a North Sea platform as part of a world-first project from the Oil & Gas Technology Centre, Total E&P (Total) and taurob, in partnership...
2nd April 2018

Globally, capital expenditure (capex) into conventional oil, heavy oil, oil sands and unconventional oil projects would add up to $352bn, $44bn, $43.4bn and $30bn respectively over the eight-year period,...

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