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12th April 2012

Global offshore design company, Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd has agreed with Brazilian drilling-rig holding Sete Brazil to construct five semisubmersible deepwater drilling rigs designed to make the...
11th April 2012

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has signed a production sharing contract (PSC) with Eni China B.V. for a deepwater block in South China Sea, it announced on 11 April.The block “30/27” is...
10th April 2012

Brazilian oil giant, Petrobras on Monday confirmed the presence of "good quality" crude measuring 21º to 26º on the American Petroleum Institute scale, in an area 223 KM south of Rio de Janeiro.Drilling of...
2nd April 2012

Canadian energy company, East West Petroleum Corporation has signed an oil production sharing contract (PSC) with India’s directorate general of hydrocarbons.   The contract involves exploration of...
2nd April 2012

Russian energy giant, Gazprom has completed drilling of five gas condensate production wells at a field off the western coast of the Kamchatka Peninsula.After the wells have been constructed and connected,...
30th March 2012

Global company FMC Technologies Inc. has signed a four-year agreement to provide sub-sea oil equipment to Brazilian oil giant Petrobras to help it unlock vast reserves in hard-to-reach areas.FMC...
30th March 2012

State-run Indian company, Oil & Natural Gas Corp will sign an agreement with ConocoPhillips to explore and develop shale-gas reserves and deep-water oil and gas blocks, it emerged on Friday.The...
29th March 2012

Hard-to-reach oil fields in Brazil could be conquered with the help of innovative floating technology devices, according to a new report by business intelligence company GlobalData.As fast as reserves of...
29th March 2012

Rights to almost half of the 16 oil blocks available for exploration in India have been awarded to state-owned local companies, a government statement showed this week.The cabinet published a statement on...
28th March 2012

Uganda is likely to auction four blocks for oil exploration early next year, the chairman of the Uganda Chamber of Mines and Petroleum told an energy conference on Wednesday.London-listed Tullow Oil, which...

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