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Published Sep 23, 2014
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Exploration extracts

RWE Dea awarded two new concessions in Egypt
In the International Bid Round 2013, RWE Dea has been awarded two new offshore concessions with operatorship by the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC)...

Super Nova Petroleum announces initial test results of the Eagle...
Magellan Petroleum spudded Horse Hill-1 well
North Sea Energy commences the Bagpuss Site Survey
Manitok Energy drills a horizontal well at Entice field
Redhill Resources acquires petroleum and natural gas leases
InterOil starts drilling Antelope-4 appraisal well
Rig market

Statoil temporarily suspends COSL Pioneer drilling rig
Due to overcapacity in rig portfolio, Statoil will lay up the COSL Pioneer rig in the fourth quarter of 2014. The rig is currently carrying out an assignment on the Visund field and is scheduled to complete this work at the end of September.“After a careful review of our drilling plan, we find it necessary to suspend COSL Pioneer for the time being,” says rig procurement responsible Tore Aarreberg...

Seadrill makes changes to the Board of Directors
Rowan Companies makes management changes
Stena Clyde semisub to drill Pryderi-1 well in October
Oil Search updates PNG drilling operations with ExxonMobil and InterOil
Supplier Contracts

EMGS signs new contract in the Norwegian Sea
On 4 September 2014 Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has signed an agreement from Statoil Petroleum AS for the Norwegian Sea...

Tata Steel supplies tubular steel to Bladt Industries
Deep Sea Mooring wins contract with Repsol
Marine Contracting wins EPCI contract for Cantarell bridge
Neptune awarded further Ichthys contracts
EOR signs agreement with Schlumberger Technology Corporation
GE awarded over $300 million subsea equipment contract from...
iSURVEY awarded two year contract with Island Offshore
SBM Offshore signs Production Handling Agreement with Noble...
Company news / Financial

Woodside names Lloyd’s Register Energy as global inspection provider
Lloyd’s Register Energy has been chosen by Woodside as one of its global inspection providers. The new contract will help to ensure the....

W&T Offshore acquires remaining interest in Fairway field
Faroe Petroleum sells its 10% interest of Glenlivet field
Buckeye Partners closes $860 million acquisition
Western Refining to acquire ConocoPhillips idled Wingate Plant
Continental Energy to sell stake in Norwegian affiliate
CNL Software opens office in Ashburn, Virginia, US

New energy business

Kongsberg Maritime: Collaboration with Ricardo on wind farm bearing monitoring technology
Ricardo and KONGSBERG have signed a framework agreement that will see Ricardo support the development of the Kongsberg Wind Farm Management System (WFMS) as well as related ...

LDD ready for WindEnergy Hamburg 2014
Whisper Power establishes foothold in Norway
Trelleborg supplies cable protection for phase two of world's largest floating windfarm


WesternZagros resumes field operations on the Garmian and Kurdamir blocks
WesternZagros Resources Ltd. has resumed field operations on the Garmian and Kurdamir blocks following the stabilization of industry conditions...

Westbridge Energy produces oil at Wharton County field
Hemisphere Energy achieves record production and commences...
Africa Oil increases resource estimates of Kenya oil fields
TAG Oil declares abandonment plans at Waitangi Valley-1
BNK Petroleum flowing back the Wiggins 11-2H well
INPEX to increase recoverable reserves of natural gas at Minami...


New compressor = 220 million extra barrels
The new compressor in operation on the Kvitebjørn field in the North Sea from 17 September will increase production there by 220 million barrels of oil equivalent and extend the field’s lifetime with eight years. The new compressor contributes to an increase in the recovery rate at the Kvitebjørn field from 55% to 70%...

Churchill Drilling Tools hails 500th run of record-breaking valve
Searcher Seismic begins Mialara 2D seismic survey in East...
FireVu introduces new Multi Detector for petrochemicals
Production flows through high temperature steam line during...
Wild Well extends reach in Southern Hemisphere with capping stack in Singapore

Shipping / Yard News

Fairmount tugs successfully delivered FPSO Petrojarl Knarr to Norway
Seadrill Limited says that Tor Olav Trøim has decided not to stand for re-election to the Board of Directors in order to focus his efforts on developing...

URAG contracts Damen for two ASD Tugs 2411
The Switch to deliver full-power converter to Water Wall Turbine
Panama Canal expansion will allow transit of larger ships with greater volumes

General News

AUV Pioneer Receives the MTS 2014 Compass Distinguished Achievement Award
Bjørn Jalving, Executive Vice President Subsea at maritime, offshore and subsea technology developer Kongsberg Maritime has been given the...

SPE event set to transform HR policy for the oil and gas industry
Subsea 7 S.A. appoints Board of Directors
Weatherford awarded Statoil tubular running services contract
GE releases new technologies at Rio Oil & Gas
InterMoor UK Operations achieves seven-year safety milestone
ExxonMobil statement on Treasury Department sanctions on Russia

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