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Deepwater Oil Drilling: Russia

South Stream cleared for Turkish route through Black Sea

Turkey’s Ministry of Environment and Urban Planning has approved the environmental impact assessment (EIA) report for the South Stream gas pipeline’s section through Turkish waters.

Saipem wins second South Stream offshore pipelay job

South Stream Transport has contracted Saipem for construction support services for the second South Stream offshore pipeline.

First South Stream offshore pipelay award imminent

The South Stream Transport Supervisory Board has approved signing of a contract to lay the first string of pipe for South Stream’s offshore section through the Black Sea.

EIA approved for South Stream

Gazprom has updated preparations for construction of the new South Stream gas pipeline in the southern Black Sea.

Africa leads demand for offshore ultra-deepwater drilling rigs

Seadrill sees strong demand for ultra-deepwater floating drilling rigs (up to 7,500 ft, or 2,286 m) from Africa over the next few years.

CERA Week 2013: Complex opportunities need proper approach says BP’s Dudley

Future oil and gas industry opportunities are plentiful, but they are complex and difficult, Bob Dudley, group chief executive of BP told an audience at IHS CERA Week.

ExxonMobil sells interests in 20 deepwater GoM tracts to Neftegaz

ExxonMobil has sold a 30% interest in 20 deepwater Gulf of Mexico exploration blocks to Neftegaz America Shelf LP.

Designing large-diameter pipelines for deepwater installation

Gazprom has successfully realized some of the world's largest offshore gas transportation systems, with pipelines in the 24-in. (61-cm) diameter range traversing water depths of more than 2,100 m (6,889 ft) with the Blue Stream I and II projects.

More drilling, more money

Looking ahead about 10 years, oil and gas capex and “drilling intensity” must increase and new technology must be developed to meet future energy demand, according to Schlumberger Chairman and CEO Andrew Gould.

Research venture to address Brazil’s deepwater needs

Bureau Veritas has agreed with COPPE/UFRJ, the Ocean Engineering department of the Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro to form a joint development center for deepwater technology.

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