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

The Maersk Discoverer
3rd March 2020

Maersk Drilling has been awarded a one-well contract for the semi-submersible rig Maersk Discoverer offshore Egypt. The contract has an estimated duration of 21 days and is expected to commence in March...
3rd March 2020

“Sigrun East is a win-win. Exploring near existing infrastructure we prove resources that can be profitably realized, while producing with low CO2 emissions,” says Equinor’s senior vice...
3rd March 2020

More than 250 senior level delegates, including 30%+ operator representatives, will be gathering to participate in OWI APAC 2020, which takes place on 2nd and 3rd June 2020, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. ...
28th February 2020

Ocean Infinity will simultaneously deploy their advanced AUVs in water depths of between 70m and 2150m over an area of approximately 3,100 square km. This approach of autonomous operations at scale is a...
3D model illustration of Chevron's Anchor FPU.
27th February 2020

The scope of the project included the preliminary, front end engineering and design (Pre-FEED), FEED and now entails detailed design of Anchor, a wet tree development that will employ a semi-submersible...
25th February 2020

Following a holistic review of its exploration portfolio, Equinor has concluded that the project’s potential is not commercially competitive compared with other exploration opportunities in the...
25th February 2020

Pertamina has deployed all its petro-technical applications on the iEnergy cloud, a cloud offering from Halliburton’s business line Landmark, which helps reduce corporate infrastructure costs and...
Design (CAD) to engineering (CAE) efficiency increased by using DNV GL’s Sesam together with MSC Apex.
20th February 2020

DNV GL, a leading provider of digital solutions for managing risk, improving safety and asset performance, and MSC Software Corporation (MSC), a global leader in Computer-Aided Engineering (CAE) simulation...
Shell predicts global LNG demand to soar
20th February 2020

2019 saw key developments that are helping to reshape the industry: an industry record of 40 million tonnes of additional supply becoming available and being consumed by the market.the belief in long-...
18th February 2020

The initial agreement is for a period of five years from the fourth quarter of 2019.The agreement will help fast-track innovation and streamline the adoption of applied technologies in areas such as...

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