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Published Nov 19, 2013
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Exploration extracts

Petrobras completes drilling fifth well in Santos Basin pre-salt Iara area
Petrobras has completed drilling the fifth exploratory well in the Santos Basin pre-salt Iara area, block BM-S-11. Well 3-RJS-715D (3-BRSA-1181D-RJS), informally known as Iara...

Tap Oil provides Malida-1 exploration well drilling update
Carnarvon to complete WBEXT-2BST2 drilling in Thailand
Armour Energy continues to encounter bitumen in Lamont Pass 3
Octanex, OMV spudding New Zealand offshore oil exploration well
Squatex announces discovery of a conventionnal natural gas...
Petroceltic International provides Romanian drilling update
Petroamerica tests light oil at La Guira-1 in Colombia
Rig market

Seadrill agrees to acquire high specification jack-up Prospector 3
Seadrill Limited has entered into an agreement to acquire the company that owns the yard construction contract of the newbuild high specification jack-up rig...

Lars Sjobring appointed Senior VP and GC of Transocean Ltd
Supplier Contracts

Demand for greater lift capabilities calls for subsea MacGregor crane
MacGregor, part of Cargotec, has won a contract to deliver a 250-tonne SWL active heave-compensated (AHC) subsea crane for the 120m construction...

Cape awarded Wheatstone project contract
DOF Subsea Group secures contracts with a total value of...
Technip awarded subsea contract related to Edvard Grieg field
Valerus awarded compression contract for Marcellus shale...
Lloyd’s Register secures contract with Talisman Sinopec Energy...
Dolphin awarded 5 months 3D seismic contract in India
AMEC awarded hook-up and commissioning contract in North Sea
Company news / Financial

Faroe Petroleum acquires remaining interest in Lowlander
Faroe Petroleum has acquired the remaining 50 per cent interest in the Lowlander oil discovery in the UK Central North Sea, such that the Company will own the....

Maersk relinquishes Elly gas field Off Denmark
Octanex proposes merger with Peak Oil & Gas
New EnQuest HQ taking shape in Aberdeen
Ophir Energy to sell 20% interest in Tanzania Blocks
Apache completes Egypt partnership with Sinopec

New energy business

DONG Energy to build Gode Wind 1 and 2 offshore wind farms in Germany
DONG Energy has decided to build the offshore wind farms Gode Wind 1 and 2 in the German part of the North Sea. The construction will represent a total investment of approximately EUR 2.2 billion [DKK 16.4 billion]...

Breakthrough for marine energy with 'underwater kite'
3sun Group appoints Renewables Director

Offshore renewables under the spotlight at IMCA’S Hamburg-based Europe & Africa section meeting


Chevron confirms first oil production from Papa-Terra Offshore Brazil
Chevron Corporation has confirmed that its Brazilian subsidiary and Petrobras have started crude oil production from Papa-Terra's floating production, storage and...

Northcote Energy increases 600% oil production in Oklahoma
Cue Energy provides Manaia-2/2A progress report

Sundance Energy provides operations update on its core project...
Samson Oil & Gas provide operational advisory
Octagon 88 Resources produces first barrel of oil
Alliance Oil Company provides operational update for October 2013


Latest PGS multiClient acquisition offshore Ireland combines Towed Streamer EM with 2D seismic
Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) has completed the first ever full-scale simultaneous acquisition of towed streamer EM and 2D GeoStreamer® seismic. The first datasets for this MultiClient acquisition will be available late Q2 2014. The program, which was...

Siemens to showcase technology for efficient and reliable power...
Advanced tube benders speed construction of subsea wellhead...
Dolphin commences its first 3D Multi-Client Survey Offshore Brazil
TDW offers multiple dataset inspections for all

Shipping / Yard News

Innovation award for Damen-built Yacht Support vessel, GARÇON
The Damen-built 67m Fast Yacht Support vessel, GARÇON, has won the ISS Awards of Distinction for Innovation at the International Superyacht Society Awards Gala in Fort Lauderdale.GARÇON came out top of an industry-led voting process that assessed five shortlisted entries in the competitive...

OGN Group secures EnQuest producer FPSO contract
Clean Marine wins EGCS contract with Hyundai Heavy Industries
Fourth PSV ‘World Emerald’ delivered to World Wide Supply
Bibby Offshore adds construction support vessel to its fleet
Kumera AS: Major contract signed for Innovative Hybrid Marine Drive for Green Anchor Handling Tug

General News

Statoil de-manning of Njord A completed
Statoil has now completed the airlift of personnel from the Njord-A platform, and all employees have been sent to shore...

Decom North Sea to host Lunch and Learn
Extended lifetime and production on Statoil's oldest platform
Toolkit launched to help subsea companies plug the skills gap
GE celebrates opening of Batam subsea manufacturing facilities
CNOOC to examine LNG development in Canada through Nexen
Baker Hughes declares force majeure in Iraq

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