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Analysis confirms prospectivity in Drombeg offshore Ireland

03/05/2015

Providence Resources has provided an update on the review of its Lower Cretaceous Drombeg prospect in the southern Porcupine basin offshore southwest Ireland.

Major projects lift ExxonMobil’s global output

03/05/2015

ExxonMobil expects to increase its global production by 2% this year to more than 4.1 MMboe/d, driven by 7% liquids growth.

Eirik Raude prepares to spud Zebedee offshore Falklands

03/05/2015

The semisubmersible Eirik Raude has arrived in Stanley and will soon start a six-well campaign offshore the Falkland Islands.

Drilling under way at Morkel in North Sea

03/05/2015

The semisubmersible Bredford Dolphin has spudded a well for Lundin Norway on the Morkel prospect in the Norwegian North Sea.

SSTB 2015: Aker Solutions officials describe capabilities of workover riser connection

03/05/2015

Aker Solutions officials have been describing the capabilities of riserLOCK 7.10 workover riser connector at the Subsea Tieback Forum & Exhibition being held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. 

Israel approves two offshore license extensions

03/05/2015

The Israeli Petroleum Commissioner of Energy and Water Resources has extended the validity of two offshore licenses, according to Delek Resources.

Two rigs on infill duty at fields offshore Côte d’Ivoire

03/05/2015

Canadian Natural Resources (CNR) has contracted a drilling rig for a 10-well infill development drilling program at the Espoir field offshore Côte d’Ivoire.

Lundin, Statoil to drill offshore northern and southern Norway

03/05/2015

Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has cleared Lundin Norway for exploration drilling in the Barents Sea.

SSTB 2015: HIMA highlights HIPPS programmable controller

03/05/2015

HIMA is showcasing its HIPPS HIMatrix F35 012 programmable controller at the Subsea Tieback Forum & Exhibition in New Orleans.

SSTB 2015: Hydrasun products address blow-out prevention

03/05/2015

Hydrasun is discussing products designed to address blow-out prevention at the 2015 Subsea Tieback Forum & Exhibition in New Orleans. 

Greatdrill Chaaru jackup to operate for ONGC offshore India

03/05/2015

Lamprell (Ticker: LAM) has completed construction of the jackup drilling rig Greatdrill Chaaru ahead of schedule.

Rosneft teams with Golar for potential FLNG studies

03/05/2015

Rosneft has signed a memorandum of understanding with Golar LNG on cooperation in the area of liquefaction and transportation of natural gas.

Wintershall takes charge of Vega offshore Norway

03/05/2015

Wintershall has assumed operatorship from Statoil of the Vega field in the Norwegian North Sea.

SSTB 2015: Saab showcases hybrid AUV/ROV technology

03/05/2015

Saab officials discussed the latest features and applications of its Seaeye Sabertooth hybrid AUV/ROV technology at the Subsea Tieback Forum & Exhibition being held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. 

Cal Dive files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

03/05/2015 Cal Dive International Inc. (OTC: CDVI) and its US subsidiaries have filed simultaneous voluntary petitions in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware seeking relief under the provisions of Chapter 11 of the US Bankruptcy C...

ITF JIPs fund R&D on wave inversion, cyclone forecasting

03/05/2015

Global oil and gas companies have funded two joint industry projects (JIPs) through the Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF).

 

SSTB 2015: Oil States discusses capabilities of its drilling riser system

03/05/2015

Oil States Industries discussed the features and applications of its FlexJoint drilling riser system at the Subsea Tieback Forum & Exhibition being held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. 

SSTB 2015: C&C Technologies introduces pipeline inspection AUV

03/05/2015

C&C Technologies highlighted several of its services at the at the Subsea Tieback Forum & Exhibition being held at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. 

Lloyd’s completes safety review of Vette FPSO

03/05/2015

Lloyd’s Register Consulting has completed a safety work packages for Aibel on the Vette front-end engineering and design contract for the Sevan-type cylindrical FPSO.

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