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Second deepwater Liwan pipelay under way offshore China

Construction vessels have started work offshore China installing a second deepwater production pipeline from the main Liwan 3-1 field to the Liwan shallow-water central platform. 

OMV spuds exploration well in Maari area offshore New Zealand

The semisubmersible Kan Tan IV has spudded the Whio-1 exploration well for operator OMV New Zealand in the PEP 51313 permit.

Centrica commissions wellhead/mudline equipment for North Sea well

Centrica has ordered surface wellhead and mudline equipment services from Plexus for an exploration well in the UK southern North Sea.

Sirius raises funds for Ororo well offshore Nigeria

Sirius Petroleum has conditionally raised about $20 million via a share placing for an exploration program offshore Nigeria.

COSCO Nantong delivers jackup rig to Asian buyer

COSCO Corp. (Singapore) Ltd reports that COSCO (Nantong) Shipyard Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of the company's 51% owned COSCO Shipyard Group Co. Ltd, has delivered the jackup rig Kai Xuan Yi Hao to its Asian buyer.

Tullow finds no pay in PL 507 in North Sea

Tullow Oil plc did not encounter hydrocarbons in the Lupus exploratory well, 31/10-1, in the North Sea.

Statoil reports small gas find in Barents Sea

Statoil Petroleum has discovered apparently commercial gas with its latest wildcat in the Barents Sea.

Sector reviews may account for drop in UK offshore drilling

Exploration drilling activity continues to slide across the UK continental shelf (UKCS), according to the latest review by Deloitte’s Petroleum Services Group (PSG).  

AWE completes P&A

AWE Ltd., as operator of Petroleum Mining Permit 38158 offshore Taranaki, New Zealand, reports that P&A operations for the Oi-1 and Oi-2 exploration wells are complete and that the Kan Tan IV drill rig was released on July 19.

Statoil resumes production on Njord A platform

Statoil ASA has resumed oil and gas production on the Njord A platform in the Norwegian North Sea.

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