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Published Feb 24, 2015
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Exploration extracts

Statoil granted drilling permit for well 6706/12-2 in production licence 218
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 6706/12-2, cf. Section 8 of the Resource...

Beach Energy completes stage 1 exploration phase of Nappamerri
Titan Energy expands US Gulf Coast acreage
Gulfsands Petroleum makes gas discovery at DOB-1 exploration...
Galilee Energy makes gas discovery in Lavaca County
AWE starts appraisal flow of Waitsia gas discovery
Volga Gas drilling underway on the VM#3 well
GeoPark discover new oil field in Colombia
Rig market

Transocean Ltd. provides fleet update summary
Transocean Ltd. issued a monthly Fleet Update Summary, which includes changes to existing contracts and changes in estimated planned...

Tower drills Badada-1 well to a total depth of 3,372 metres
Aker Solutions develops capping technology to limit deepwater drilling risks
Supplier Contracts

BP signs global agreement with Maersk to provide additional advanced training to BP offshore rig teams
BP will offer advanced training programs for its offshore drilling teams under a new global agreement with Maersk Training, further underscoring BP's commitment to safe and reliable operations. By 2016, Maersk Training, which currently is working with BP on training in Europe...

Suretank supplies specially made skips into Aberdeen
Lloyd’s Register Energy forms a strategic alliance with MaxGrip
Asset Guardian Solutions awarded contract in Australia
Petra Energy's subsidiary wins contract from Petronas Carigali in Malaysia
Company news / Financial

Talisman Energy receives shareholder approval for acquisition by Repsol
Talisman Energy Inc. says that the holders of its Common Shares and Preferred Shares have approved the proposed arrangement under...

Atlantic Petroleum enters into farm-down agreement with Statoil
Kelt Exploration enters agreement for acquisition of Artek...
PEMEX, Sempra LNG and IEnova sign MOU in Mexico
Suretank declares major investment in US company
Carnarvon completes divestment of Thai oil production assets to...
Lime Petroleum Norway to increase stake in PL591 licences
Otto Energy completes sale of Galoc Production Company to Nido

New energy business

SunEdison and GRID Alternatives announce major solar workforce initiative
SunEdison, Inc. and the SunEdison Foundation, announced a $5 million contribution to their philanthropic partnership with...

Northland Power closes sale of Frampton Wind project
SunEdison starts Regulus Solar Facility in Kern County


Statoil's Osberg Delta 2 comes on stream
On 21 February Statoil and its partners started up production from Oseberg Delta 2 in the North Sea. The field’s recoverable reserves are estimated at 77 million barrels oil equivalent. The field, which is tied back to the Oseberg Field Centre, has been developed using two subsea templates with capacity for a total of eight wells...

ExxonMobil 2014 reserves replacement totals 104%
Junex records steady rate of 316 bopd in Galt No. 4 horizontal well
Freeport-McMoRan announces successful production test of...
Gazprom confirms productivity of hydrocarbon deposits for...
Petrobras oil and natural gas production in January
Andes Energia production has reached 3,300 boepd


Schlumberger introduces industry-first fully dissolvable plug-and-perf system
Schlumberger has released the Infinity* dissolvable plug-and-perf system. This unique solution uses fully degradable fracture balls and fully degradable seats instead of plugs to isolate zones during well stimulation.“Operators are continuously looking to streamline plug-and-perf operations without compromising productivity,” said Olivier Le Peuch, president, Completions, Schlumberger...

Petro River to acquire Gas-to-Liquids technology system
Chariot Oil&Gas commence 2D seismic programme in Namibia
Prior Diesel launches new wireline unit
TGS announces extension of Declaration project
New Synergi gas tool models multiphase flow
OptaSense demonstrates improved sensitivity of its DAS Interrogator Unit

Shipping / Yard News

MSC reaps fuel efficiency gains with Jotun's Hull Performance Solutions
Jotun Marine Coatings says that Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) will apply Jotun’s Hull Performance Solutions (HPS) on a number...

Kommer Damen wins OSJ Industry Leader Award
KANFA awarded EPC contract for the FPSO Yinson Production
Golar LNG sells Golar Viking
Rock Seven introduces location transmissions for RockFLEET Vessel Tracking System

General News

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate declares production figures January 2015
Preliminary production figures for January 2015 indicate an average daily production of about 1 931 000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate.This is 59 000 barrels per day (about 3 percent) less than in December 2014.Total gas sales were about 10.3 billion Sm3, which is 0.6 GSm3 less than previous month.The average daily liquid production in January was: 1 542 000 barrels of oil, 344 000 barrels of NGL and 45 000 barrels of condensate...

Oceaneering International appoints Chief Operating Officer
BASF and FoundOcean to revolutionise offshore grouting
Platts JKM™ for March-delivered LNG plunges 61.7% in largest...
Bankers Petroleum settles lawsuit with BP Oil
Major joint industry project launched to examine performance of polymer lined pipes in sour hydrocarbon service

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