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MDT International and its partners
18th February 2017

The company will work with two specialist decommissioning consultancies, Strategic Decom and Well Decom, to prepare companies for the safe, efficient and cost-effective decommissioning of assets.Drew Leitch...
Petrobras
18th February 2017

The average oil production in the country was 2.23 million barrels per day (bpd), 3% lower than December, 2016. This result was mainly due to the scheduled stoppage of platform P-40, located in the Marlim...
Prime Plug is a V0 qualified temporary well barrier
17th February 2017

The contract has a fixed term of two years plus four two-year options, with an overall potential contract period of 10 years. The agreement gives Statoil access to the Altus Intervention plug technology for...
Extent of the Bapco FalconPlus survey area.
17th February 2017

Conducted on behalf of the Bahrain Petroleum Company (Bapco), this was the first commercial survey to be acquired worldwide using FalconPlus, the newest release in CGG’s highly successful suite of...
Petter Mathisen, VP of Software Solutions at AGR
17th February 2017

Wintershall is the latest company to adopt iQx joining VNG, Lundin, OMV, AKER BP and LUKOIL Overseas North Shelf.iQx is designed to optimise well performance and drilling management by providing a data and...
The new units accord with the regulations of DNVGL-ST-E273
17th February 2017

The first 24 containers of this new type have already been built at the premises in Haren, Germany. ELA Offshore managed to deliver all required containers from scratch in only 3 months from project kick-...
QuantIC, the UK’s quantum imaging technology hub
15th February 2017

In a paper published in the journal Optics Express, researchers from the University of Glasgow’s School of Physics and Astronomy and Scottish photonics company M Squared Lasers describe how they have...
Brent oil and gas field in the North Sea
15th February 2017

The field, located 115 miles north-east of the Shetland Islands has produced around three billion barrels of oil equivalent since production commenced in 1976, which is almost 10% of UK production.The Brent...
Aker Solutions has secured new contracts from BP
14th February 2017

The first contract is for feasibility and concept engineering and the second is for FEED services covering the full range of upstream developments. Each agreement is for three years with options to extend...
OneTrip BOP Testing device
14th February 2017

Samoco Oil Tools has launched OneTrip to greatly reduce the time and costs associated with mandatory Blowout Prevention (BOP) testing. The company collaborated with Shell Offshore Engineering to engineer,...

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