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Deepwater Oil Drilling: North Sea & Europe

ONS 2014: Statoil moves to prove more gas at Aasta Hansteen

Statoil plans to drill three exploration wells during 2014-15 in an attempt to prove more gas for the deepwater Aasta Hansteen field development in the Norwegian Sea.

ONS 2014: GE shows Deepwater Vertical Xmas Tree

GE Oil & Gas has unveiled its Deepwater Vertical Xmas Tree at its new Technology Solutions Center in Stavanger in conjunction with Offshore Northern Seas 2014.

ONS 2014: GE opens new Technology Solutions Center

GE Oil & Gas has used ONS 2014 to formally unveil its new Technology Solutions Center located in Stavanger.

New casing retrieval tool lowers cost of deepwater P&A operations

During the next eight years, both the North Sea and the Gulf of Mexico are expected to see significant numbers of P&A projects. Integrated approaches with contingencies to handle the unknowns associated with these operations will be critical to the safety, efficiency, and economics of these projects. A new casing retrieval technology has been developed to specifically address deepwater P&A needs. The Harpoon cut-and-pull spear is designed to increase the likelihood of retrieving the casing in each run by performing multiple recovery attempts in a single trip.

Frontier seismic survey reaches Newgrange offshore Ireland

Providence Resources says 2D seismic survey operations have started over the Newgrange prospect area, 260 km (161 mi) offshore southwest Ireland.

Frontier 2D seismic survey heads to Newgrange area offshore Ireland

Providence Resources has updated its activities in frontier exploration license (FEL) 6/14 in the Goban Spur basin, 260 km (161 mi) offshore southwest Ireland.

Instrumentation assists riser/wellhead fatigue studies

Fugro has delivered a motion dataset from the BOP stack and lower riser of two deepwater wells in the Barents Sea.

Domino gas appraisal well under way in Black Sea

ExxonMobil and OMV Petrom have spudded the deepwater Domino-2 appraisal well in the Neptun block in the Romanian sector of the Black Sea.

Hess updates offshore operations

Hess Corp. recently reported operational highlights for 2Q 2014.

Sandvik and Tenaris sign new five-year alliance

Sandvik and Tenaris have signed a new five-year strategic alliance agreement on the exclusive joint supply of corrosion-resistant alloy OCTG materials and technology – building on an alliance of more than a decade.

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