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Lundin gets approval for exploration well in Barents Sea license 708

October 12, 2015 Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority has approved Lundin Norway’s plans to drill exploration well 7130/4 in Barents Sea production license 708.

Weather forces change to offshore Gabon drilling sequence

October 12, 2015

VAALCO Energy (NYSE: EGY) and its partners have re-sequenced a drilling and workover program in the Etame Marin block offshore Gabon.  

Offshore US rig count up two from prior week

October 12, 2015

The US offshore rig count is up by two rigs to reach 32 total in the Baker Hughes Inc. weekly report. 

Ocean Rig considers cold stack for units off contract

October 9, 2015 Ocean Rig UDW Inc. (NASDAQ:ORIG) has started work offshore Angola with the Olympia, and expects to move the rig to the Ivory Coast for one well in ...

Iran concludes oil drilling at South Pars

October 8, 2015

Petro Iran Development Co. has completed a drilling campaign through the oil layers of the South Pars gas field in the Persian Gulf.

Well abandonment device modified to work deeper

October 8, 2015

Claxton has developed an extension module for its Suspended Well Abandonment Tool. 

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