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Tymor Marine assists Mercy Ships with essential medical care in Africa

An Aberdeen-based marine and naval architectural consultancy which provides services to the upstream oil and gas industry, Tymor Marine, is supporting international aid organisation, Mercy Ships, to deliver free, vital medical care to some of the poorest countries in the world via their ‘floati ...

Debbie Simpson


Posted 10 months agoPress > AberdeenMarineOffshore +11

Equinor: Boosting Vigdis

Vigdis subsea installation. (Photo: André Osmundsen) The subsea field Vigdis has been producing oil through the Snorre field for more than 20 years. Field production will now be boosted by almost 11 million barrels. Equinor and its partners have decided to invest some NOK 1.4 billi ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > EquinorEquinor EnergyOffshore +4

Shell’s Sale of Draugen and Gjøa Fields a Sign of Shifting Times in the Region, says GlobalData

Following the news (Friday 30 November) of Royal Dutch Shell subsidiary A/S Norske Shell completing a deal to exit its operated interest (44.56%) in the Draugen oil field and its non-operated interest (12%) in the Gjøa gas field, offshore Norway, further signifies portfolio rebalancing and divestme ...

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Posted 10 months agoOpinion > ShellRoyal Dutch ShellDraugen +7

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 10 months agoPress > DrillingNorwayOffshore +5

NPD - Gas Discovery Northwest of Gas Discovery 7325/1-1 (Atlantis) in the Barents Sea – 7324/3-1

Equinor Energy AS, operator of production licence 615, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 7324/3-1. The well was drilled about 15 kilometres northwest of discovery well 7325/1-1 (Atlantis) and 370 kilometres north of Hammerfest. The well's primary exploration target was to prove oil in r ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > EquinorEquinor EnergyNPD +7

NPPD: Minor Gas/Condensate Discovery North of the Oseberg Field in the North Sea - 30/6-30

Faroe Petroleum Norge AS, operator of production licence 825, is in the process of concluding the drilling of wildcat well 30/6-30. The well was drilled about 25 kilometres north of the Oseberg field centre in the northern part of the North Sea, and 150 kilometres northwest of Bergen. The primar ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > NPDNorwegian Petroleum DirectorateNorway +5

Equinor: Johan Castberg Construction Begins at Stord

Norwegian minister of petroleum and energy, Kjell-Børge Freiberg, will today start cutting the first sheet for the topside of the Johan Castberg vessel at Kværner's yard at Stord. The construction will create major ripple effects throughout Norway. "Johan Castberg is the next major de ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > EquinorEquinor EnergyJohan Castberg +3

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 10 months agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 6406/6-6 A in Production Licence 255 B

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Total E&P Norge AS a drilling permit for well 6406/6-6 A, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 6406/6-6 A will be drilled from the Scarabeo 8 drilling facility in position 64°35'47.61" North and 6°51'15.40" East after comple ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +7

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 10 months agoPress > Hardide CoatingsDrillingOffshore

New Projects Expected to Reverse Gulf of Mexico Natural Gas Production Declines

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Natural Gas Monthly Natural gas production in the U.S. Federal Gulf of Mexico (GOM) has been declining for nearly two decades. However, 10 new natural gas production fields are expected to start producing natural gas in 2018 and another 8 are e ...

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Posted 10 months agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAGOM +6

New Projects Expected to Reverse Gulf of Mexico Natural Gas Production Declines

Source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Natural Gas Monthly Natural gas production in the U.S. Federal Gulf of Mexico (GOM) has been declining for nearly two decades. However, 10 new natural gas production fields are expected to start producing natural gas in 2018 and another 8 are e ...

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Posted 10 months agoOpinion > EIAEnergy Information Administration EIAGOM +5

Subsea 7 Awarded Frame Agreement Extension Offshore UK

Subsea 7 S.A. has announced the award of a sizeable (1) three-year extension of an existing DSVi (2) frame agreement, with seven North Sea clients: Chevron North Sea Limited, Dana Petroleum (E&P) Limited, Hess Denmark APS, Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited, Repsol Sinopec Energy UK Limited, Shell UK ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > United KingdomOffshoreSubsea 7 +1

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 7122/7-7 S in Production Licence 229

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Eni Norge AS a drilling permit for well 7122/7-7 S, cf. section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 7122/7-7 S will be drilled from the West Hercules drilling facility in position 71°17'33.53" North and 22°15'14.46" East after concludi ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

Chevron Announces First Oil From Big Foot Project in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) has announced that the Chevron-operated Big Foot deepwater project, located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, has started crude oil and natural gas production. The field is located approximately 225 miles (360 km) south of New Orleans, La., in a water depth of approximately ...

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Posted 10 months agoPress > NYSEChevron CorporationChevron +5