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Gas reserves increase at Aphrodite offshore Cyprus

Delek Drilling says a review has raised estimated natural gas and condensate resources in the deepwater Aphrodite reservoir offshore Cyprus.

Woodside to explore ultra-deepwaters offshore Morocco

Woodside has contracted to explore offshore Morocco in the Rabat Ultra Deep Offshore area.

JDR wins deepwater West Africa umbilical order

Royal Niger Emerging Technologies, a Nigerian oil and gas service company, has awarded JDR a fasttrack contract supporting the West African Abo project for the manufacture of a 1.55-km (1-mi) hybrid of steel tube and thermoplastic umbilical.

FMC commissions subsea equipment for Bonga North West offshore Nigeria

FMC Technologies Inc. has commissioned its first subsea production tree built entirely in Nigeria. 

Second Libra well on track offshore Brazil

Petrobras says a second appraisal well in the Libra block in the Santos basin has reached the salt base.

Statoil releases rig after dry holes offshore Angola

Statoil has terminated its contract for the drilling rig Stena Carron after completing commitments on blocks 38 and 39 in the Kwanza basin offshore Angola.

Petrobras starts-up FPSO Cidade de Ilhabela

Petrobras has started production through the FPSO Cidade de Ilhabela from the Sapinhoá field in the Santos basin presalt offshore Brazil.

Ophir finds deepwater gas in Tende offshore Tanzania

Ophir Energy says the drillship Deepsea Metro I has discovered gas while drilling the Tende-1 well in the East Pande block offshore Tanzania.

Technip to supply flexible pipe for Iracema North offshore Brazil

The Tupi BV consortium of Petrobras Netherland, BG, and Galphabe has contracted Technip to supply flexible pipe for the presalt Iracema North field in the Santos basin offshore Brazil.

Companies cooperate to deliver DNV GL-qualified deepwater lowering system

The cooperation of three companies jointly developing solutions for deepwater installation has led to the introduction of a new system capable of handling heavy loads at depths of well over 3 km (9,842 ft).

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