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Subsea drilling, well control among key themes at new Lloyd’s Register research center

Posted on 30 October 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News

Lloyd’s Register Energy Drilling (LRED) opened its Global Technology Center (GTC) research lab and Academy Training Center in Singapore on 17 October. …

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Total begins oil production from Ekofisk South two months ahead of schedule

Posted on 28 October 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News

Total has started production two months earlier than planned at Norway’s Ekofisk South platform, which is part of the Ekofisk field …

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PETRONAS Carigali, Baker Hughes join forces to boost production offshore Malaysia

Posted on 23 October 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News

Baker Hughes received a long-term oilfield service agreement with PETRONAS Carigali for production offshore Malaysia. …

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Shell wins PSC for Libra pre-salt oil discovery offshore Brazil

Posted on 22 October 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

A consortium of companies, including Royal Dutch Shell, Petrobras, Total, CNPC and CNOOC, won a 35-year production sharing contract to develop the giant Libra pre-salt oil discovery…

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Cansco CEO: API Standard 53, competency programs vital to well integrity

Posted on 15 October 2013 in Drilling It Safely, Global and Regional Markets, News, Videos

API Standard 53 has raised the bar for industry to standardize BOP operating requirements and prioritize preventive maintenance…

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Flying high

Posted on 10 September 2013 in 2013, Features, Global and Regional Markets, July/August, Onshore Advances, The Offshore Frontier

Despite its perception as a mature market, Europe continues to yield valuable finds for those prepared to invest in new technologies and have a knack for capitalizing on smaller-prize discoveries…

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Arctic regulations overview: flexibility, cooperation needed

Posted on 10 September 2013 in 2013, Drilling It Safely, Global and Regional Markets, September/October

The existence of comprehensive Arctic-specific regulatory regime is paramount for ensuring the safety of Arctic drilling and to lead to the successful development…

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BP deepwater well strikes gas in East Nile Delta

Posted on 09 September 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

It was the first well in the North Damietta Offshore concession granted in February 2010 and operated by BP…

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Oil discovered in new area of Barents Sea

Posted on 06 September 2013 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

OMV and partners Petoro, Idemitsu, Tullow and Statoil have made the first oil discovery in the Barents Sea’s Hoop-Maud Basin area. Operator OMV is about to…

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Big risks, bigger rewards?

Posted on 03 September 2013 in 2013, Features, Global and Regional Markets, Onshore Advances, September/October, The Offshore Frontier

Drilling is a challenging task anywhere you go today, but drilling in the Arctic is exponentially more demanding and costly. To get a sense of what operations are like in an arctic environment, Parker Drilling’s Bryan Collins, VP – Arctic operations, explained a typical day…

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