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NPD grants Statoil drilling permit

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil ASA a drilling permit for wellbore 7324/9-1, situated in production license 614.

Peak launches Peak eCutter tool

Peak Well Systems has launched the Peak eCutter tool, an electronically activated, power-charged, nonexplosive cutter for severing slicklines and cables downhole.

Apache hits gas at Phoenix South-1

Carnarvon Petroleum Ltd. reports that gas and indications of associated liquid hydrocarbons were observed in the Phoenix South-1 well, offshore Western Australia.

Saipem receives offshore drilling rig contract extensions

Saipem has won four offshore drilling contracts with a total value of $540 million.

Talisman steps up exploratory drilling offshore Southeast Asia

Talisman plans a two-well exploration campaign later this year offshore Vietnam in the Nam Con Son basin.

Statoil cleared to shut in Gullfaks well

Statoil has permission from Petroleum Safety Authority Norway to permanently plug a well at the Gullfaks Sør field in the North Sea.

Drilling resumes on FAN-1 well offshore Senegal

FAR Ltd reports that drilling has resumed on the FAN-1 well offshore Senegal, following a modification to the Senegal drilling program to incorporate maintenance.

Freeport-McMoRan orders high-pressure BOP from Cameron

Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas has ordered a 20,000 psi BOP stack from Camero.

WJM introduces modular offshore drilling rig design

William Jacob Management Inc. has introduced a new modular offshore drilling rig design that it says reduces deployment costs and improves speed-to-market for upstream operations.

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. 

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