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Statoil gets go-ahead for Gina Krog area well

March 27, 2015 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has authorized Statoil to drill an exploratory well close to the Gina Krog field in the central Norwegian North...

PSA probes dropped object on Troll semi BOP

March 27, 2015 Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway is investigating a dropped object incident that occurred on Monday on the drilling deck of the semisubmersi...

As well numbers decline, lower costs may aid recovery says Wood Mackenzie

March 26, 2015 Although overall well numbers will dip in 2015, Wood Mackenzie says drilling activity in 2016 is set to recover as many explorers seize their chanc...

Santos makes deepwater Malaysia oil discovery

March 25, 2015

Santos Ltd. has discovered oil in a deepwater wildcat offshore Sabah, east Malaysia.

Petrobras updates results of second Libra appraisal well

March 25, 2015 Petrobras and its partners have completed drilling of extension well 3-RJS-735/735A in the central part of the Libra block in the Santos basin.

Rosneft cancels jackup contract in Russian Arctic

March 25, 2015

North Atlantic Drilling Co. has received a cancellation notice for from Rosneft for use of Northern Offshore’s jackup Energy Endeavor.

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