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

North Sea oilfields cut downtime by 32 per cent in four years
29th August 2019

The index charts the frequency with which oilfields in the North Sea report zero production compared to those exporting oil into pipelines in any given month.The launch report reveals a substantial decline...
29th August 2019

The Cambo field, located 125km northwest of the Shetland Islands and in a water depth of 1100m, was discovered in 2002, and subsequently had 4 appraisal wells drilled up to 2012 and a final successful...
29th August 2019

On the back of recent contract awards, totalling in excess of £100million, the subsea construction company is inviting the supply chain to come forward with fresh, innovative ideas and...
28th August 2019

The system is designed to detect well influxes, kicks of gas or fluid from a formation into a wellbore, and take immediate corrective action to minimise the influx and prevent a well blowout. This will...
27th August 2019

With an initial focus on Brazil’s 15th License Round blocks, the data is being acquired by the Geo Caribbean and a portion of the survey will provide 3D data coverage where no other 3D data currently...
27th August 2019

Oiltec Solutions has been active in the development of advanced simulation for drilling and crane operations since its inception in 1998, to supply cyber-based drilling simulation and associated training to...
BP Khazzan project Oman
22nd August 2019

Block 77 covers a total area of over 2,700 square kilometres. BP and Eni will each hold a 50% interest in the EPSA, with Eni acting as operator during the exploration phase.The agreement...
Troll Phase 3
22nd August 2019

Daniel Rogers, Upstream Oil & Gas Analyst at GlobalData, comments: “Field expansion projects in Norway remain competitive against ongoing planned greenfield developments, and are projected to...
Dvalin field in Norway
22nd August 2019

The Dvalin field will strengthen Wintershall Dea’s position as one of the largest gas exporters from Norway.   Drilling of the production wells from the Transocean Arctic rig is expected to...
The Zohr field is the largest gas discovery ever made in Egypt
22nd August 2019

This result has been achieved following the completion of all eight onshore treatment production units – the last one commissioned in April 2019 – and all Sulphur production units in August, the...

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