Offshore Drilling & Completion: Canada News

Husky planning multi-field development in Indonesia’s Madura Strait

Construction of a wellhead platform and pipeline infrastructure for the liquids-rich BD field offshore Indonesia is around 45% complete, says operator Husky Energy.

GLOBAL E&P

Oil and gas production from the world's deepwater fields will grow by 7.7% annually over the next seven years according to analyst Douglas Westwood, reaching 10.2 MMboe/d in 2021.

US offshore rig count continues to rise

The Baker Hughes weekly rig count finds the number of offshore drilling rigs continues to creep up, reaching a total of 29, one more than the prior week.

US offshore drilling rig count down by two

The US offshore rig count is 27, down two rigs from last week, and down 32 rigs year over year in Baker Hughes’ weekly report.

Offshore drilling rig count rises

The US offshore drilling rig count continues to move the opposite direction from the onshore rig count. 

US offshore drilling rig count steady

The offshore US drilling rig count remained consistent at 29. The Baker Hughes count has noted that this is down 31 from the same period a year ago.

Lamprell to adopt SSI software for rig construction

Lamprell Energy will implement SSI's EnterprisePlatform software solution to allow its engineering team to automate manufacturing processes.

Further drilling possible at Huntington in North Sea

Iona Energy has issued an update on two of its UK North Sea field developments.

Arctic E&P activity on the rise

The potential of the offshore Arctic oil and gas market is substantial. While energy analyst Infield Systems suggests the region holds 136.6 Bboe in discovered offshore reserves, a United States Geological Survey report claims there could be another 346 Bboe left undiscovered.

Statoil contracts Flemish Pass services from Expro

Expro, has secured a key contract offshore Canada with Statoil in the Flemish Pass basin.

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Eni finds gas at Nooros in Nile Delta

July 31, 2015

Eni has discovered gas in the Nooros prospect in the Abu Madi West license offshore Egypt’s Nile Delta.

Husky planning multi-field development in Indonesia’s Madura Strait

July 30, 2015 Construction of a wellhead platform and pipeline infrastructure for the liquids-rich BD field offshore Indonesia is around 45% complete, says opera...

Murphy proves gas at Permai offshore Sabah

July 30, 2015

Murphy has discovered gas in the Permai structure in block 10 in the deepwater Sabah Delta basin offshore Sabah, Malaysia.

Majority of Noble rigs under contract

July 30, 2015

Noble Corp. has issued an update on its floating rig fleet, which currently comprises nine drillships and eight semisubmersibles.

Anadarko scores deepwater gas find offshore Colombia

July 29, 2015

Anadarko says its first exploration well has encountered gas in deepwater off Colombia.

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