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New Brazilian Pre-salt Oil Discovery

Statoil together with operator Repsol Sinopec and partner Petrobras confirms high-impact discovery in the Pão de Açúcar prospect offshore Brazil, located in the BM-C-33 block in the Campos Basin.
27/02/2012  More »

ExxonMobil Awards MazeFlo™ Sand Control Screen License to Weatherford

ExxonMobil Upstream Research Company award Weatherford International Ltd. first global license for the company's MazeFlo sand control screens for oil wells.
08/02/2012  More »

Premier Oil Drilling Update

Premier-operated East Fyne Appraisal well, 21/28a-11, drilled to a total depth of 5,020 feet. Results of the East Fyne Appraisal well to be incorporated into the Greater Fyne Area go forward plans and decision on whether commercial development is viable for Premier expected to be taken by end of the second quarter 2012.
06/02/2012  More »

Total Launches Hild Field Development in the North Sea, Norway

Total, operator of the Hild license, launches the development of this field located in the Norwegian North Sea. This development will represent an investment of US$4.2 billion (NOK 25.6 billion) and is subject to the approval of the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy and Norwegian Parliament (Storting).
06/02/2012  More »

Expro Wins Five Year Contract with Shell in Europe

Expro awarded multi-million pound multi-discipline five year contract with Shell UIE. The Slickline/Multiline contract is across Shell UIE, which includes the UK, Ireland, Norway and the Netherlands.
30/01/2012  More »

Statoil Farms into Cairn Energy Operated Exploration Licence Offshore West Greenland

Statoil acquires 30.625% working interest in the Pitu licence in Baffin Bay. The licence was awarded to Cairn Energy during the first Baffin Bay licensing round in December 2010.
27/01/2012  More »

Expro Secures Well Test and Subsea Contract with Maersk Oil UK

Expro secures multi-million pound contract win with Maersk Oil. Running for the duration of three years with a possible two year extension, the contract has a value of £3.2 million.
23/01/2012  More »

Eni Awarded New Exploration License in the Barents Sea

Eni awarded new exploration license (PL657) in the Barents Sea, located just east of the Goliat Field, also operated by Eni.
18/01/2012  More »

Chevron Suspends Search and Rescue Efforts for Two Missing Contractors

Chevron Corporation subsidiary, Chevron Nigeria Limited, calls off search and rescue activities for two contractors who were missing after Monday's fire aboard the K.S. Endeavor, a drilling rig offshore Nigeria operated by FODE Drilling Nigeria Limited.
17/01/2012  More »

Maersk Oil Expands Footprint in Norway After Licence Awards

Maersk Oil awarded seven licences offshore Norway in the APA Licencing Round, strengthening its position around the large Avaldsnes discovery and other Maersk-oil operated licence areas.
17/01/2012  More »

Havis Oil and Gas Discovery in Barents Sea for Eni

Eni announces Havis oil and gas discovery in the Barents Sea, about 200 km off the Norwegian coast.
09/01/2012  More »

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