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DOT 2014: Deepwater BOP/riser can raise fatigue issue on shallow-water well

Some drilling equipment on modern deepwater rigs may not be optimal for wells in shallower water, particularly in harsh environments such as the North Sea.

Norway’s high taxes hinder Arctic oil viability

States and international oil companies are banking on the Arctic as a major source of future oil and gas production, but the high costs and risks involved with operations in the area mean that an attractive fiscal regime is essential if developments are to be commercially viable, says an analyst with research and consulting firm GlobalData.

Pacific Rubiales signs MOU with PEMEX

Pacific Rubiales Energy Corp. has entered into a three-year memorandum of understanding with PEMEX, establishing the basis for discussions and analysis of potential oil and gas cooperation in Mexico.

Manifa tops global offshore reserves, says report

Saudi Arabia’s Khurais and Manifa projects hold the most recoverable reserves among the world’s top 100 upstream developments, according to analysts GlobalData.

Tamar group negotiates gas deal with Egypt

Delek Group says the offshore Tamar gas field partners have signed a non-binding letter of intent with Dolphinus Holdings.

Development of a subsea recommended safety practice

API RP 14C has long been the standard for "Analysis, Design, Installation, and Testing of Basic Surface Safety Systems for Offshore Production Platforms."

Umm Lulu oil field goes onstream offshore Abu Dhabi

INPEX says oil production has started from the Umm Lulu field offshore the UAE.

Conservation takes a different tack

There are many definitions of the word conservation. According to Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, conservation is defined as conserving, preserving, guarding, or protecting.

Crowley christens new ocean-class tugboat Ocean Sun

As part of its new vessel build program, Crowley Maritime Corp. christened the latest of its four tugboats in the ocean-class series, Ocean Sun, on Oct. 15 in Lake Charles, Louisiana.

TrustLube system selected for Prelude platform

TrustLube has supplied an automatic lubrication system to SBM Offshore for use on Shell’s Prelude FLNG platform in the Browse basin off the coast of Australia.

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