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Posted: over 4 years ago

Lukoil discovers large gas field offshore Romania

Lukoil, PanAtlantic, and Romgaz have discovered a gas field at the Trident block (EX-30) in the Blac...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Romania’s GSP setting up business in Nigeria

Romanian offshore service provider GSP Holding is eyeing expansion in Nigeria, Africa’s larges...

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  • Exploration & Production
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South Korean rig builders team up to tackle construction costs

South Korea’s majors rig builders Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI), Samsung Heavy Industries (SH...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Gallery: ‘Beacon Atlantic’ semi-submersible taking shape

China’s CIMC Raffles has launched the lower hull of the Beacon Atlantic semi-submersible drilling ri...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Coastal Contracts in arbitration over rig delivery delay

Coastal Contracts, a Malaysian provider of offshore services, has informed that its subsidiary Thaum...

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  • Exploration & Production
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EDrill-2 rig hired for Zawtika drilling

Thai oil and gas company PTT Exploration & Production International (PTTEPI) has issued a Letter...

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  • Business & Finance
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‘Maersk Deliverer’ spinning drill bit again after yard stay

Maersk Drilling’s semi-submersible drilling rig ‘Maersk Deliverer’ has completed its five-year...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 4 years ago
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Repsol’s Norwegian Sea well disappoints

Repsol Norge AS is in the process of concluding the drilling of wildcat well 6306/5-2. The well is d...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Eurasia Drilling loses jack-up rig contract

Malaysia’s Petronas Carigali has terminated the drilling contract it had with the Russian Eura...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Vaalco changes Gabon plans due to bad weather

Vaalco Energy, Inc. on Monday announced a re-sequencing update to its drilling and workover program ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Deepsea Bergen rig completes its yard stay

Odfjell Drilling’s 3rd generation semi-submersible, Deepsea Bergen, has finished its yard stay...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Lundin eyes wildcat in Barents Sea

Lundin Norway AS has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) for explorati...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Ocean Rig could scrap its semi-submersible rigs

Ocean Rig UDW, an ultra-deepwater drilling contractor, might soon be regarded solely as a drillship ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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PSA finds no flaws in ‘Deepsea Bergen’ structural safety

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has found no irregularities after an audit of the Deepse...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Lukoil backs away from Sierra Leone exploration project

Lukoil, Russian largest privately held oil company, is backing away from its exploration project in ...

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  • Exploration & Production
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International offshore rig count on downward slope

Baker Hughes published on Wednesday its monthly rig count report according to which the internationa...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Yacht drifts near North Sea platform. Rescue operation in progress

A rescue operation has been initiated to take control of a yacht drifting towards a natural gas plat...

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  • Exploration & Production
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BP to pay $20.8 billion for Deepwater Horizon spill

The U.S. Government and five Gulf states, Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas, hit by...

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  • Exploration & Production
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VIDEO: New Malampaya platform coming to its place

The video below shows Shell’s new gas production platform, which started production on Monday,...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Perisai delays jack-up delivery

Malaysian Drilling contractor Perisai Petroleum has put off the delivery date of a new jack-up rig i...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Shell: Gas production starts from new Malampaya platform

Gas production has started from the new platform at the Malampaya field offshore Palawan in the Phil...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Oil up as Russia mulls OPEC talks, rig count drops

By Christopher Johnson LONDON (Reuters) – Oil rose on Monday after Russia said it was ready to...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Statoil to press pause on ‘Songa Trym’ contract

Songa Offshore, an offshore drilling contractor, has informed that Statoil will suspend the Songa Tr...

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  • Exploration & Production
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Lundin spuds Neiden wildcat

Lundin Petroleum’s wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway has started drilling of exploration w...

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  • Exploration & Production
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PSA: ConocoPhillips needs to improve Ekofisk maintenance management

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has carried out an audit of ConocoPhillips’ mainte...

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  • Exploration & Production
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U.S. offshore rigs spiral downwards

U.S. weekly offshore rig count has dropped from last week, Baker Hughes has reported in its weekly r...

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  • Exploration & Production
Posted: over 4 years ago