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NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 24/9-14 S in Production Licence 869

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Aker BP ASA a drilling permit for well 24/9-14 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.   The well will be drilled from the Scarabeo 8 drilling facility in position 59°21'51.91" north and 1°46'52.29" east after completing drillin ...

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Posted 6 days agoPress > DrillingNorwayOffshore +5

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 7121/1-2 S in Production Licence 767

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 7121/1-2 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 7121/1-2 S will be drilled from the Leiv Eiriksson drilling facility in position 71°47'38.40" North and 21°07'30.53" East. The dri ...

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Posted 11 days agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

Oil & Gas News 3: SIMMONS EDECO Awarded Contract by Tonalli Energia in Mexico

SIMMONS EDECO ,  a leading supplier of  onshore drilling and workovers, wellhead maintenance services, and asset integrity solutions  to the global oil and gas industry , announces that it  has been awarded a contract by Tonalli Energia S.A.P.I. de C.V to provide drilling services in Mexico. ...

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Posted 11 days agoPress > OilgasMexico +4

Hardide Coatings Provides Solution for New Tool That Significantly Extends Weather Windows for Drilling Operations

Hardide Coatings has provided a coating solution for a new tool that will save oil and gas operators millions of pounds per year by extending weather windows for drilling operations. Well construction specialist DeltaTek Global selected the Hardide CVD (chemical vapour deposition) tungsten carbide ...

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Posted 11 days agoPress > Hardide CoatingsDrillingOffshore

The Wolfcamp Play Has Been Key to Permian Basin Oil and Natural Gas Production Growth

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, based on DrillingInfo Increased oil and natural gas development in the Wolfcamp play has helped drive overall crude oil and natural gas production growth in the Permian Basin during the past decade. Drilling and completion operations within the ...

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Posted 23 days agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAUnited States +9

Breaking the Mould: the Need for New Technology to Expedite and Enhance Current P&A Processes

Over the next decade, 1,400 oil and gas wells are forecast to be abandoned on the UK Continental Shelf, at a cost of around £7 billion; a huge financial burden and an equally huge opportunity for innovation. Plugging and abandonment (P&A) is one element of the decommissioning process which certain ...

David Stephenson


Posted 23 days agoOpinion > Decommissioningplugging and abandonmentDrilling +3

Rystad Energy: Outlook for the Global Drilling and Well Services Market

Driven by higher activity, the drilling and well services market is on a growing trend across all service segments. More than 72,000 wells are expected to be drilled and completed in 2019, representing a 3% growth compared to 2018. Looking back at the downturn, well completion activity was at it ...

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Posted 25 days agoOpinion > DrillingwellRystad Energy +2

U.S. Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production Increased in 2017, With Fewer Wells

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, U.S. Oil and Natural Gas Wells by Production Rate Note: Annual production estimates shown here are based on data from DrillingInfo and may differ from official estimates published in EIA's Petroleum Supply Annual 2017 and Natural Gas An ...

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Posted 25 days agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAUnited States +5

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 8/10-7 S in Production Licence 405

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Spirit Energy Norge AS a drilling permit for well 8/10-7 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 8/10-7 S will be drilled from the Maersk Interceptor drilling facility in position 57°6'54.81" north and 3°3'31.5" east. The d ...

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Posted 25 days agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateDrilling +8

Hess Corporation - Drilling Completed on Aspy Well

Hess Corporation (NYSE:HES) has announced that drilling of the Aspy exploration well offshore Nova Scotia reached total depth of 7,400 meters. The prospect did not encounter commercial quantities of hydrocarbons and Hess' share of the well cost through September 30, 2018 will be expensed in the thir ...

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Posted 25 days agoPress > DrillingAspy WellOffshore +4

Australia’s Bass Oil Acquires North Madura PSC to Expand its Indonesian Portfolio

HIGHLIGHTS Bass to acquire 100% participating interest in highly prospective block adjacent to a number of producing fields Bass technical team has evaluated previous work conducted and will commence planning in 2019 for drilling the prospect as soon as possible. Bass will operate the per ...

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Posted 26 days agoPress > AustraliaBass OilNorth Madura +3

DeltaTek banks eight-hours of rig time for Chevron with SeaCure technology

Well construction specialist, DeltaTek Global, has announced the inaugural deployment of its SeaCure technology. The work scope for Chevron North Sea took place on the West Wick subsea appraisal well which is being drilled from the Ocean Guardian. Providing major time and cost savings, the pionee ...

Jenny Adams


Posted 26 days agoPress > DeltatekSeaCureThe Oil & Gas Technology Centre +3

S&P Global Platts - US Election Wrap: Democrats Win House, Voters Answer Oil Policy Questions

Washington — Democrats took control of the House of Representatives in Tuesday's mid-term election, but Republicans retained control of the Senate as voters decided on new gasoline tax hikes and limits on drilling, both on and offshore. Republicans won Senate races in Texas and North Dakota, t ...

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Posted 1 month agoOpinion > S&P Global PlattsUnited StatesUSA +8

Equinor Successful Bids for Three New Licences Offshore Newfoundland

The West Hercules drilling rig. (Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland) Equinor and its partners were the successful bidders for new exploration parcels in the prolific Jeanne d'Arc basin, offshore Newfoundland. Equinor will operate two exploration parcels, NL18-CFB01-14 (Equinor Canada 70%, ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > EquinorEquinor EnergyOffshore +3

ADES Completes Acquisition of Drilling Operations from Weatherford in Kuwait

ADES International Holding Ltd. (“ADES” or the “Company”), a leading oil & gasdrilling and production services provider in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), is pleased to announce that it has completed the acquisition of twelve onshore rigs from Weatherford International plc. (“Weatherfo ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > ADES InternationalADESAcquisition +7