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Oil & Gas Production: Middle East

Dragon updates drilling progress offshore Turkmenistan

Dragon Oil has decided to suspend its first new well on the Dzhygalybeg (Zhdanov) field in the Turkmen sector of the Caspian Sea (Cheleken Contract Area).

Report identifies more gas in Leviathan offshore Israel

A report from consultants Netherland, Sewell & Associates has upped estimates of gas in place at the deepwater Leviathan field offshore Israel.


Iran considers new island-based offshore hub

National Iranian Oil Co. (NIOC) plans to develop oil and gas fields offshore Qeshm Island in southern Iran, with a view to create an energy hub on the island within 10 years. 

Pipeline to expand production from Hangam field offshore Iran

Iranian Offshore Oil Co. (IOOC) plans to increase production from the offshore Hangam oil field in the Strait of Hormuz.

South Pars topsides ready for installation offshore Iran

One of the topsides has been completed for the new South Pars Phase 12 platforms in the Persian Gulf.

Aramco confirms deepwater Red Sea oil find

Saudi Aramco has discovered three oil and two gas fields over the last year, according to the company’s annual report.

More South Pars facilities head to Persian Gulf

Installation should be completed by mid-June of the remaining jackets for the gas production platforms for phases 22 and 24 of the South Pars field in the Persian Gulf.

Hookups under way at South Pars 17, 18

Iranian Offshore Engineering and Construction Co. (IOEC) is preparing to start-up gas production from two new platforms serving phases 17 and 18 of the South Pars field in the Persian Gulf.

Leviathan partners to pursue development without Woodside

Noble Energy (NYSE:NBL) and its partners aim to sanction a first-phase development of the deepwater Leviathan field offshore Israel by the end of this year.

Qatar Petroleum to invest in Bul Hanine redevelopment

Qatar Petroleum has announced plans to invest over 40 billion Qatari riyals ($11 billion) in the redevelopment of the existing Bul Hanine offshore oil field located about 120 km (75 mi) east of the Qatari coastline.


Advanced AUV Upgrades for Pipeline Inspection and GeoHazard Surveys

C & C Technologies has enhanced its AUV technology to address the needs for pipeline inspection.  C & C has made inspection-class upgr...

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Offshore Engineering in the Concordia Wreck Removal Project

In this webinar, TECON, design contractor in the Titan-Micoperi joint venture, will discuss how they used Bentley’s SACS software for the str...