- 23 May 2013Lundin’s Norway duster
Sweden’s Lundin Petroleum has completed the drilling of exploration well 7/4-3 24km north of the Lundin-operated Brynhild field in the Norwegian North Sea – with no hydrocarbons being found.
- 23 May 2013Technip wins Abu Dhabi
France’s Technip has been awarded by ADMA-OPCO a lump-sum turnkey contract for the engineering, procurement, construction, pre-commissioning, commissioning and start-up assistance for flares modification and revamp project on Das Island, 290km offshore Abu Dhabi, UAE.
- 23 May 2013BP ups Iraq spending
BP plans to increase the production capacity at the Rumaila oil field in Iraq by 750,000 b/d by 2017 – and will increase its spending in Iraq to US $5 Bn a year from the current $2.
- 22 May 2013Saipem’s $7.9 Bn haul
Italy’s Saipem reports that it has already exceeded 50% of its new contract acquisition target for 2013 in the Engineering & Construction (E&C) business unit.
- 22 May 2013EMGS extends vessel deal
Electromagnetic Geoservices (EMGS) has entered into an agreement with North Sea Shipping to extend the charter hire period for the Atlantic Guardian vessel from 1 September 2013 to 1 March 2014.
- 22 May 2013Max hits Kazakh pay dirt
Max Petroleum has encountered more pay dirt with the BCHW-2 appraisal well in Kazakhstan.
- 21 May 2013Great Eastern lands India block
Coalbed methane player Great Eastern Energy has been awarded a 25% participating interest in the Raniganj (North) Block in West Bengal, India.
- 21 May 2013Ruvuma farm-out progress
Solo Oil said today that it is continuing to work towards a farm-out of the Ruvuma PSA offshore Tanzania.
- 21 May 2013Burrullus win for Oceaneering
Oceaneering International has won a contract from Saipem to supply umbilicals for the Burullus West Delta Deep Marine Phase IXa development located offshore Egypt.
- 20 May 2013Salamander sees strong flows
Asia-focused Salamander Energy said today that group production averaged 14,100 boe/d in the year to the end of April.