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Arctech to build icebreaking PSV to service Sakhalin offshore plays
Arctech Helsinki Shipyard has been awarded a contract to build an icebreaking platform supply vessel for the Russia´s largest shipping company Sovcomflot. The new vessel will be built for the North East... - 23rd April 2014
Max Petroleum reaches new oil in Kazakhstan
Max Petroleum, a London-based oil and gas company focused on Kazakhstan, has announced the successful drilling results of an appraisal well in the East Kyzylzhar I field. The KZIE-5 appraisal well reached... - 23rd April 2014
Cepsa-led joint venture launches surveying offshore Kenya
Cepsa’s joint venture partner, ERHC Energy, has announced the start of a 2D seismic programme covering at least 1,000 line kilometers on Block 11A in Kenya.  The work is being carried out on behalf of... - 23rd April 2014
Italian cables and communication hardware firm, Prysmian Group, have been contracted to lay subsea power cables at the Zakum oilfield off Abu Dhabi - 23rd April 2014
Norway-based Aker Solutions and US-based Baker Hughes have agreed to form an alliance to develop technology for production solutions that will boost output, increase recovery rates and reduce costs for subsea fields. - 23rd April 2014
Russia’s Arctic oil play has successfully completed the loading of its first oil shipment. The oil is destined for markets in north-western Europe and the command to begin loading was given by president Putin. - 22nd April 2014
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