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Centrica proves more gas in North Sea Pegasus area

Centrica has discovered gas in the Pegasus West structure in the UK southern North Sea, according to partner Atlantic Petroleum. 

DRS Technologies sells new-design permanent-magnet motors

DRS Technologies Inc. has sold its first four PR Series 1,600-hp, permanent-magnet (PM) motors. These motors will be mounted on the Weatherford EH-1600 Triplex Mud Pump.

Joint venture spuds Manora oil development well offshore Thailand

A joint venture led by Mubadala Petroleum has spudded the first of 15 planned development wells in the Manora oil development in the northern Gulf of Thailand.

Roc starts new exploration phase in Beibu Gulf

Roc Oil says drilling is under way on the first of two exploration wells in Beibu Gulf block 22/12 offshore China.

Statoil plans second drilling technique test on North Sea Troll well

Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway has sanctioned use of the semisubmersible COSLInnovator for production drilling on the Troll field in the North Sea, using the controlled mud level (CML) method.

AWE updates Bohai Bay exploration drilling

ROC Oil Co. Ltd has updated the current exploration drilling activity for block 09 /05 in the western Bohai Bay basin offshore China.

iSURVEY completes Bibby Offshore contract

iSURVEY Offshore Ltd. has completed a contract with Bibby Offshore’s ROV division.

Paradigm releases Sysdrill 10 software suite

Paradigm has released Sysdrill 10, the latest version of its integrated suite of well planning and drilling engineering applications.

Expro joins BP’s Quad 204 project

Expro has secured a subsea contract from BP plc for the Quad 204 project, which is located west of the Shetland Isles in the UK sector of the North Sea.

Statoil completes well in Gulf of Mexico

Statoil has made a small discovery in its Martin prospect located in the Gulf of Mexico. Statoil does not consider this to be a commercial discovery.

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