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Deepwater Oil Drilling: Africa

Aker Solutions nets Kaombo subsea production spread

Total has awarded Aker Solutions a $2.34-billion contract for a subsea production system at the newly launched Kaombo project in block 32 offshore Angola.

Total gets go-ahead for ultra-deepwater Kaombo project offshore Angola

Total and its partners in block 32 offshore Angola have committed to the $16-billion ultra-deepwater Kaombo development project.

Offshore Namibia shows hydrocarbon potential

To better understand the petroleum systems offshore Namibia, Petroleum Geo-Services, in association with NAMCOR, acquired two 2D surveys using the GeoStreamer with GeoSource dual-sensor broadband towed streamer system

Murphy terminates first deepwater well offshore Cameroon

Murphy Oil will P&A the deepwater Bamboo-1 well offshore Cameroon as a dry hole, according to partner Sterling Energy.

Statoil admits new partners to deepwater blocks offshore Angola

Genel Energy and White Rose have agreed on farm-ins to 15% of blocks 38 and 39 offshore Angola.

Drillships start work on deepwater frontier wells offshore Africa

Ophir Energy has started drilling two deepwater frontier wells offshore West and East Africa.

Potential deepwater discovery reported for BG offshore Kenya

Pancontinental Oil and Gas (ASX: PCL) says a BG-operated well has discovered hydrocarbons in the Sunbird structure offshore Kenya.

Ophir shrugs off first dry hole of campaign offshore Gabon

Ophir Energy has terminated drilling operations on its first presalt deepwater well offshore Gabon.

Cairn outlines deepwater targets offshore Senegal

Cairn Energy expects to start a two-well deepwater exploration program offshore Senegal next month.

Offshore Morocco well confirms heavy oil

Cairn Energy has updated the JM-1 exploration well offshore Morocco.

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Offshore Engineering in the Concordia Wreck Removal Project

In this webinar, TECON, design contractor in the Titan-Micoperi joint venture, will discuss how they used Bentley’s SACS software for the str...

Offshore Top 5 Projects - 2013

The editors of Offshore have made their choices for the winners of the Five Star Award - the top five offshore field development projects for 2013....
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