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Three EDC jackups at work in Caspian Sea

Eurasia Drilling Co. (EDC) has issued an update on its offshore drilling programs in the Caspian Sea.

Dragon Oil expands offshore Turkmenistan drilling fleet

Dragon Oil has three drilling rigs operating in the Cheleken Contract Area of the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea, with Land Rig 2 expected to start drilling before mid-year.

Tracerco granted patent for flow measurement technology

Tracerco, part of the FTSE 100 Johnson Matthey PLC, has won a patent for its oil and gas flow measurement technology, which allows empirical measurement of hydrocarbon flow from individual stages in a well.

Total discovers oil in deepwater offshore Ivory Coast

The Total-operated Saphir-1XB exploration well on block CI-514 has proved the presence of liquid hydrocarbons in the deep offshore west of Ivory Coast.

Sterling starts drilling on Muridava offshore Romania

An exploration well has spudded on the Muridava prospect in the Romanian sector of the Black Sea, according to operator Sterling Resources.

Shell reports deepwater gas discovery offshore Malaysia

Shell has reported an exploration discovery offshore Malaysia. The Rosmari-1 well is located 135 km (443 mi) offshore Malaysia in block SK318, and was drilled to TD of 2,123 m (6,965 ft).

Production stimulation measures under review for North Sea Breagh gas field

Production has been shut down at the Breagh facilities in the UK southern North Sea to remove fouling within the slug catchers and to replace level control instrumentation.

Oil exploration drilling begins offshore Senegal

Drilling is under way on exploration well FAN-1 offshore Senegal, in which FAR Ltd. (ASX: FAR) holds a 15% interest.

Field life-extension measures under way offshore Tunisia

PA Resources is close to finalizing a target for the Elyssa 4 appraisal well offshore Tunisia.

Cameron awarded order for blowout preventer

Cameron has received an order from Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas to supply a 25,000-psi blowout preventer stack and 25,000-psi manifold.

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