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Published Nov 17, 2015
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Exploration extracts

Lundin spuds exploration well on the Lorry prospect, offshore Norway
Lundin Petroleum AB says that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway) has commenced drilling of exploration well 6407/10-4 on the Lorry prospect.The well 6407/10-4 will explore the Lorry prospect in PL700, located on the northern part ...

Kosmos Energy makes second major gas discovery Offshore...
SacOil commences drilling operations at Lagia oil field
88 Energy provides drilling update on Icewine-1
Nighthawk Energy to plug and abandon Happy Jack 7-10 well
NPD grants drilling permit to Lundin Norway
NPD announces dry well near the Njord field
Rig market

Carnarvon Petroleum secures Noble Tom Prosser drilling rig
Carnarvon Petroleum Limited advises that the operator of the Roc-1 well, Quadrant Energy has now received the Noble Tom Prosser drilling rig. The rig will mobilise to the Roc-1 well...

Baker Hughes announces weekly rig counts
Cue Energy secures rig to drill Naga Selatan-2 well in Indonesia
Supplier Contracts

Subsea 7 signs partnership frame agreement with Premier Oil
Subsea 7 announces the signing of a long-term partnership frame agreement with Premier Oil to provide concept engineering, FEED, SURF project execution and Life of Field operations, on a preferred supplier basis...

Petrofac awarded Fadhili contract
BP awards FleetCor long term contract
READ Cased Hole awarded contract by A.P.Moller-Maersk Group
Technip awarded EPC contract by CHS for a hydrogen plant in USA
TransCanada to build natural gas Tuxpan-Tula pipeline in Mexico
Weatherford introduces production optimization consulting
Company news / Financial

Premier Oil sells Norwegian business for $120 million
Premier has agreed to sell Premier Oil Norge AS which comprises all its Norwegian assets, to Det norske oljeselskap ASA for a cash consideration of $120 million...

Unique Group acquires Aberdeen marine survey equipment firm...
Highlands Natural Resources acquires leasehold interest
Encana completes sale of its Haynesville natural gas assets
Gazprom and Kuwait Petroleum sign Memorandum of...
Ophir Energy finalises commercial terms for Fortuna FLNG project
Anadarko issues statement on offer to acquire Apache Corporation
MOL Group acquires Eni’s downstream business in Slovenia

New energy business

Aquila Capital agrees to acquire Småkraft AS
Germany based Aquila Capital has agreed to acquire Småkraft AS, Norway's largest operator of small-scale hydropower plants, from owners Statkraft, Agder Energi, BKK, and Skagerak Energi....

Statoil increases environmental commitment on the NCS
TransCanada recognized for transparency in climate change reporting


NPD gives green light for production start-up on Edvard Grieg
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted consent to start production on the Lundin Norway-operated Edvard Grieg field in production licence 338 in the North Sea. Production start-up is scheduled in accordance with the Plan for Development and Operation (PDO). Development costs have increased slightly, but the increase is within the ...

JKX Oil & Gas awarded Hungarian production licences
Rockhopper Exploration achieves first gas at Civita
Victory Energy to acquire proved producing reserves
Global Petroleum granted licence extension in Walvis Basin
Tethys Oil provides October 2015 production udpate
BowLeven's Moambe well commences flowing hydrocarbons
Strike Energy successfully recommissions Klebb 1 well


Polarcus completes 3D seismic program Offshore Australia
Polarcus Ltd. says that in collaboration with DownUnder GeoSolutions, the firm has completed a major new basin wide multi-client 3D seismic program across the boundary between the Roebuck and Northern...

The Switch launches FPC+, its new utility-grade full-power...
Efficient Environmental Services on display at Open Day
The Importance of Marine Growth
SeeByte to open new office in Marine Robotics Innovation Centre
GeoPartners completes acquisition of first ever UK/Ireland cross...
StagSeis – an innovation and collaboration success story
Wison Engineering recognized as Technology Innovation Company in Chemical Industry

Shipping / Yard News

VARD secures contract for one offshore vessel
Vard Holdings Limited (VARD) has secured a new contract for the design and construction of one offshore vessel for an undisclosed international customer...

Dryad Maritime releases Mediterranean Special Advisory
DNV certification for VSTEP GMDSS Simulators
Gulf Marine Services provides operational and trading update
Marlink to supply BP Shipping with improved high speed broadband

General News

Statoil successful bid for new licences offshore East Coast Canada
Statoil and its partners were the successful bidders for six exploration licences in the Flemish Pass Basin, offshore Newfoundland, and two licences offshore Nova Scotia...

Launch of the IEA's India Energy Outlook
E Plugs wins 2015 ICoTA Innovation Award
Oil and gas industry to go “back to basics” to increase efficiency
SUT launches call for papers for 50th anniversary event
Trelleborg takes top innovation accolade at the composites UK...
Weatherford and Maersk Training partner to enhance critical well preparation

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