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Petrobras contracts Wood Group Kenny for Lapa subsea studies

09/01/2014

Petrobras has awarded Wood Group Kenny (WGK) two contracts with a total value of over $2 million.

Atlantic takes stake in licenses offshore mid-Norway

09/01/2014

Atlantic Petroleum has acquired Ithaca Petroleum Norge’s 10% interest in two production licenses in the Norwegian Sea.

Lundin completes Luno II appraisal well

08/29/2014

Lundin Petroleum AB has completed appraisal well 16/4-8s in the Luno II project. 

Shell proposes drilling plan for Alaskan waters

08/29/2014

Royal Dutch Shell resubmitted a draft plan to the Interior Department to explore for oil in the Alaskan Arctic.

Honeywell introduces software solutions to help boost offshore production

08/28/2014

Honeywell Process Solutions has released Digital Suites for Oil and Gas.

Oil samples recovered in FAN-1 exploration well offshore Senegal

08/28/2014

FAR Ltd has recovered oil samples from the FAN-1 exploration well being drilled offshore Senegal by FAR and its joint venture partners Cairn Energy PLC (operator), ConocoPhillips, and Petrosen.

Circle Oil updates drilling status offshore Tunisia

08/28/2014

Circle Oil Plc has reported preliminary drilling results for the El Mediouni-1 (EMD-1) exploration well in the Mahdia permit, offshore Tunisia.

Trelleborg launches new subsea vibration suppression system

08/28/2014

Trelleborg has launched a new vortex induced vibration (VIV) suppression system. The new T-Strake system features a unique modular design that Trelleborg says enables more efficient transportation and installation. 

Kongsberg to supply systems for BW Offshore FPSO

08/28/2014

Kongsberg Maritime Engineering will deliver an integrated control and safety system for the new BW Offshore Catcher FPSO.

Noble hits pay in deepwater GOM

08/28/2014

Noble Energy Inc. has successfully completed both the Katmai exploration well and the Dantzler appraisal well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

ONS 2014: Wintershall details Maria tieback plans

08/27/2014

Wintershall and its partners have selected a development concept for the Maria field in the Norwegian Sea.

ONS 2014: Johan Sverdrup in final planning stages

08/27/2014

More platforms could be featured in later phases of the Johan Sverdrup development in the central Norwegian North Sea.

Alfa Laval wins offshore pumping systems order for FPSO

08/27/2014

Alfa Laval has won an order to supply Framo pumping systems to Samsung Heavy Industries in South Korea.

Enteq appoints Shenkai as new distributor in China

08/27/2014

Enteq Upstream Plc has appointed Shenkai as its new distributor in Shanghai. Shenkai will supply Enteq drilling products, particularly the XXT MWD product line, to the Chinese market.

DNV GL-led collaboration to enhance BOP maintenance

08/27/2014 BOP maintenance has significant financial, logistical, and safety implications for drilling operators and rig owners. DNV GL has established a joint industry project to develop a risk-based maintenance plan to deliver more effective and cost-...

ABS to class first self-elevating liftboat built in Qatar

08/27/2014

Nakilat-Keppel Offshore & Marine has selected ABS to class the first self-elevating liftboat unit ever to be built in Qatar.

Mzia well test supports potential hub development offshore Tanzania

08/27/2014

BG Group plc reports that results from a recently completed second drillstem test on the Mzia discovery in block 1 offshore southern Tanzania provided further support for a hub development to supply a potential onshore LNG project.

Reflex Marine to introduce FROG-6 into Mexico

08/27/2014

Reflex Marine has won approval from the Mexican Merchant Marines to sell its FROG-6 crane transfer device in Mexico.

 

Petrobras, Foro to develop drilling technology

08/27/2014

Petrobras and Foro Energy have signed a technology cooperation agreement covering high-power laser drilling research and development with an aim to improve drilling performance in presalt reservoirs.

ONS 2014: Expro to expand in Norway

08/27/2014

Expro has announced plans to open a major new base in Tananger, Norway, in summer 2015.