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Dolphin Drilling lands semisub contract with Shell

Dolphin Drilling lands semisub contract with Shell

Global contractor Dolphin Drilling has secured further work for its Borgland Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig. The oil rig has left a £50,000 cash donation. Olsen Energy ASA, has entered into a contract for the provision. The company has won a contract with AS Norske Shell in Norway to provide rig support. The majority lenders under...

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Welaptega completes mooring inspection campaign for BP in Angola

Welaptega completes mooring inspection campaign for BP in Angola

Underwater inspection provider Welaptega has used its optical chain measurement system (CMS). Measuring chain dimensions is critical for verifying chain corrosion and wear rate design assumptions. Welaptega’s 3D Modelling technology creates accurate geometric models for damage analysis. Thanks to an increased focus on efficiency and a continued commitment to reliability and meaningful data. It complete...

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Petrofac sells remaining 51% of Mexican operations

Petrofac sells remaining 51% of Mexican operations

Petrofac has signed an agreement to sell its remaining 51% interest in its operations in Mexico. Petrofac’s Engineering & Production Services business has been awarded a three-year Operations & Maintenance Support Services. Petrofac has been awarded a well plugging and abandonment contract with leading independent energy company. It ncluding Santuario, Magallanes and Arenque, to Perenco...

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Equinor sets North Sea depth record with Snefrid Nord online

Equinor sets North Sea depth record with Snefrid Nord online

On September 1st, Equinor and its partners started production from the Snefrid Nord gas field. Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) and Equinor ASA have signed a Memorandum of Understanding. Equinor is presenting its Annual report. It also sets a new depth record on the Norwegian continental shelf. Equinor is awarding a contract for constructing and...

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Wild Well Control adds new 10,000 psi-rated capping stack to WellCONTAINED program

Wild Well Control adds new 10,000 psi-rated capping stack to WellCONTAINED program

Wild Well Control, a global leader in well control and engineering services. When designing and fabricating offshore platforms, oil and gas operators must consider many complex factors. WellCONTAINED is increasing its European regional response capabilities by adding a 10,000 psi-rated capping stack. Mr. Ellis succeeds Freddy Gebhardt as President and has been with Wild Well...

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PJ Valves secures three FPSO supply contracts

PJ Valves secures three FPSO supply contracts

PJ Valves (PJV), the specialist manufacturer and supplier of valves for the global energy industry. PJ Valves have secured a number of contract awards to manufacture valve packages for a North Sea project. PJV are proud to have received another piece of prestigious recognition of export success. This year company received the Queen’s Award for...

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Halliburton releases first 3D logging-while-drilling technology

Halliburton releases first 3D logging-while-drilling technology

Halliburton has introduced 3D reservoir mapping, a new logging-while-drilling (LWD) capability. There have been concerns about using frac sleeves in the completion design. Halliburton has announced the release of Stega efficient layout design. Halliburton announced today that its Angolan facilities, Luanda- SONILS base. Halliburton Co. has announced a loss from continuing operations of US$805 million....

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Aker BP strikes oil in the NOAKA area, offshore Norway

Aker BP strikes oil in the NOAKA area, offshore Norway

Aker BP is about to complete the Liatarnet exploration well in license 442 in the NOAKA area. Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has completed the drilling of wildcat well 15/6-16 S. Aker BP has been given consent by the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA). The Valhall Flank West topsides were installed on the Aker...

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Oil supply to swamp demand, squeeze OPEC in 2020, IEA says

Oil supply to swamp demand, squeeze OPEC in 2020, IEA says

Global oil supplies will increase far more than demand next year. Crude is still up from about $40 a barrel a year ago and a 12-year low near $27. Opec agreed in November to cut output by about 1.2 million barrels a day. Even if its actions force an increase in prices, America’s frackers will...