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Husky planning multi-field development in Indonesia’s Madura Strait

07/30/2015

Construction of a wellhead platform and pipeline infrastructure for the liquids-rich BD field offshore Indonesia is around 45% complete, says operator Husky Energy.

Subsea 7 to install West Nile Delta subsea spread

07/30/2015

BP has awarded Subsea 7 a $500-million contract for the subsea development of the Taurus and Libra fields offshore Egypt.

Shell cuts near-term spending, looks to BG merger for longer-term improvements

07/30/2015

Shell is looking toward the BG Group merger for future progress while cutting spending in the near term in response to oil price declines.

Murphy proves gas at Permai offshore Sabah

07/30/2015

Murphy has discovered gas in the Permai structure in block 10 in the deepwater Sabah Delta basin offshore Sabah, Malaysia.

TGS finishes 3D seismic campaign offshore South Australia

07/30/2015

TGS has completed the second phase of its Nerites 3D seismic survey in the Great Australian Bight offshore South Australia.

Statoil brings onstream Gullfaks South tieback offshore Norway

07/30/2015

Statoil has started production from its Gullfaks South fasttrack project in the Norwegian North Sea.

Majority of Noble rigs under contract

07/30/2015

Noble Corp. has issued an update on its floating rig fleet, which currently comprises nine drillships and eight semisubmersibles.

Woodside taps Wood Group Kenny for Browse FLNG flowline FEED

07/30/2015

Wood Group Kenny will perform front-end engineering and design for the proposed Browse floating liquefied natural gas development offshore Western Australia, to be operated by Woodside.

DNO reports offshore Oman production down

07/30/2015

Production from the Bukha field complex in block 8 offshore Oman averaged 9,000 boe/d during 2Q 2015, according to operator DNO International.

Centrica to re-focus on North Sea

07/30/2015

Centrica says it plans to scale back its international E&P activity.

Prosafe rigs find work in North Sea, offshore Philippines

07/30/2015

Prosafe has issued an update on its offshore accommodation support rig fleet.

Rosneft/ExxonMobil pitch for licenses offshore Mozambique

07/30/2015

Rosneft subsidiary RN-Exploration and ExxonMobil have filed joint bids to participate in Mozambique’s fifth license round, organized by the country’s Instituto Nacional de Petróleo.

3D seismic survey starts offshore Guyana

07/30/2015

A 17,000-sq km (6,564-sq mi) 3D seismic survey is under way over the Stabroek block offshore Guyana, according to partner Hess.

Peak launches FlexiDrift adjustable downhole tool

07/30/2015

Peak Well Systems has launched FlexiDrift, an adjustable tool to confirm the minimum diameter specification of wellbore tubing over a range of tubing sizes.

Jascon 31 to support GoM work for PEMEX

07/30/2015

Sea Trucks has won a charter for the Jascon 31 in the Gulf of Mexico.

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Anadarko scores deepwater gas find offshore Colombia

07/29/2015

Anadarko says its first exploration well has encountered gas in deepwater off Colombia.

Otakikpo project offshore Nigeria scheduled for 3Q start-up

07/29/2015

Lekoil has issued an update regarding operational activity at the Otakikpo marginal field.

PA Resources, ETAP plan two-phase Zarat development offshore Tunisia

07/29/2015

PA Resources and state oil company ETAP have submitted an updated development plan for the Zarat gas/condensate and oil field offshore Tunisia.

MultiClient Geophysical starts 2D seismic survey offshore Mexico

07/29/2015

MultiClient Geophysical ASA has started the Maximus 2D seismic survey off Mexico in the Gulf of Mexico.