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Peak Expands Its Product Portfolio

Peak Expands Its Product Portfolio

Specialist downhole tool provider, Peak Well Systems (“Peak”) has significantly expanded its product portfolio with the launch of its new SIMPLUS range of V3-Grade plugs certified to ISO14310. The portfolio employs an ISO-14310 Grade V3-rated SIMPLUS Retrievable Bridge Plug for well barrier applications in monobore wells, creating a reliable and high performance downhole seal. The […]

Development Squadron 5 Takes Delivery of First UUV

Development Squadron 5 Takes Delivery of First UUV

Commander, Submarine Development Squadron 5 (CSDS 5), Detachment UUV, took delivery of Large Training Vehicle 38 (LTV 38), an unmanned undersea vehicle (UUV) Aug. 22. The delivery makes LTV 38 the first UUV to join the vehicle inventory used by detachment UUV at Naval Undersea Warfare Center Keyport. Once a few final operational preparations are […]

Aker Solutions Presents Subsea Production System for Kaombo at ONS

Aker Solutions Presents Subsea Production System for Kaombo at ONS

During the last day of this year’s ONS Exhibition, Aker Solutions has presented  the latest advancements in its subsea business, including the prestigious subsea production system for Total’s Kaombo development. The Kaombo development, located in block 32 about 150 kilometers off the coast of Angola, is one of the world’s largest subsea developments. It involves […]

Atlantic Petroleum Acquires Interest in Two Licences in Norwegian Sea

Atlantic Petroleum Acquires Interest in Two Licences in Norwegian Sea

Atlantic Petroleum announces that Atlantic Petroleum Norge has acquired Ithaca Petroleum Norge’s 10% interest in production licences PL601 and PL602 in the Norwegian Sea. The agreements are subject to government approval. The transaction is a result of Atlantic?s strategic focus in this area. With the previously announced commercial agreement with Repsol Exploration Norge on PL528 […]

Noble Energy Satisfied with Katmai and Dantzler Drilling Results

Noble Energy Satisfied with Katmai and Dantzler Drilling Results

Noble Energy, Inc. announced final well results at the Katmai exploration well and the Dantzler appraisal well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. At Katmai, wireline logging data indicates a total of 154 net feet of crude oil pay was discovered in multiple reservoirs, including 117 net feet in Middle Miocene and 37 net feet […]

CNOOC Maintains Healthy Financial Position

CNOOC Maintains Healthy Financial Position

CNOOC Limited announced its interim results for the six months ended June 30, 2014. For the first half of the year, the Company’s total net oil and gas production reached 211.6 million barrels of oil equivalent (BOE), up 6.8% year-on-year (yoy), with 36.3 million BOE contributed by Nexen. The Company’s average realized oil price was […]

UTEC Finalises Apache Infield AUV Inspection Off Australia

UTEC Finalises Apache Infield AUV Inspection Off Australia

UTEC Survey Australia Pty Ltd has announced the successful completion of a major infield inspection of approximately 550 km of pipelines and 20 infield structures off the North West coast of Australia using two of its Gavia autonomous underwater vehicles (AUV). The work was completed on behalf of Apache Energy Limited. Offshore activity commenced in […]

Meta Completes Two North Sea Projects

Meta Completes Two North Sea Projects

Meta, the premium downhole isolation company, has successfully completed a further two jobs in the North Sea with its Meta Casing Reconnect™ for two clients. The first job involved an Operator’s well which was to be converted to Gas Lift to maintain efficient production. However, a leak in the well meant it was not possible […]

Senior Ministers Discuss Progress of MH370 Search

Senior Ministers Discuss Progress of MH370 Search

Senior Ministers from Australia, Malaysia and the People’s Republic of China met today to discuss progress in the search for MH370. Australia’s Deputy Prime Minister, the Honourable Warren Truss MP, chaired the meeting with the Malaysian Minister of Transport, Mr. Liow Tiong Lai and the Chinese Vice Minister of Transport, Mr He Jianzhong. Ministers acknowledged […]

Wärtsilä Secures Technical Management Agreement with Harvey Gulf

Wärtsilä Secures Technical Management Agreement with Harvey Gulf

Wärtsilä, the marine industry’s leading solutions and services provider, has signed a long-term Technical Management Agreement with Harvey Gulf International Marine LLC (Harvey Gulf). This five-year agreement was signed in August 2014 and it covers Condition Based Maintenance and Dynamic Maintenance Planning for eight new offshore supply and multi-purpose support vessels – six liquefied natural […]







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