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Upstream News

13th March 2012

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

Latest Upstream News:

Changes to frac sand will lead to huge well savings
Energent, part of Westwood Global Energy Group, predicts a seismic shift in the supply of frac sand to the Permian Basin, Texas, this year. - 13th March 2018
 Total closes the Maersk Oil acquisition
Total has announced the closing of the Maersk Oil acquisition signed on 21st of August 2017. - 8th March 2018
DNV GL boosts investment in 3D printing
The new DNV GL Global Additive Manufacturing Centre of Excellence in Singapore will serve as an incubator and testbed for research and development of additive manufacturing technology for the oil & gas, offshore and marine (O&M) sector. - 6th March 2018
4th March 2018

Total has acquired Marathon Oil Libya Limited which holds a 16.33% stake in the Waha Concessions in Libya.
28th February 2018

Aker Solutions won an order from Wintershall Norge AS to provide the subsea production system, umbilicals and services for the Nova oil and gas field offshore Norway, highlighting the value of early engagement in projects.
27th February 2018

The contract was signed with a major operator who will deploy the system at an offshore installation in the third quarter of 2018 for an extended test during the 2018/2019 winter season.