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People, infrastructure challenge Brazil growth

Posted on 15 March 2012 in 2012, Features, Global and Regional Markets, March/April

The offshore drilling industry has seen exponential activity growth in Brazil, and it’s all about deepwater and the pre-salt. In particularly high demand is rig equipment that can go deeper…

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Repsol discovers one of Campos’ thickest hydrocarbons columns to date

Posted on 12 March 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News

Repsol Sinopec Brasil recently made a new oil discovery in the Campos Basin offshore Brazil…

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Statoil’s Zafarani exploration well a success in East Africa

Posted on 24 February 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Statoil has encountered indications of natural gas in the Zafarani exploration well…

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New wells push boundaries of Bivins Ranch area in Whittenburg Basin for Apache

Posted on 16 February 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, Onshore Advances

Apache Corp has completed five of six initial vertical tests as oil producers in the Whittenburg Basin play…

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World watches US shale revolution, but doubts exist on shale future in Asia

Posted on 09 February 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, Onshore Advances

While the world watches the revolution in US shale development that has reshaped the industry in North…

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UK official: Developing O&G industry in Middle East, North Africa will boost regional economies, global energy security

Posted on 08 February 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News

Over the past year, the Middle East and North Africa experienced momentous change, and that is creating…

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The Arctic: Confronting the cold, hard truths about the last frontier

Posted on 01 February 2012 in 2012, Features, Global and Regional Markets, January/February

Possibilities of untapped resources entice, but barriers to E&P in this remote, harsh frontier remain significant. The bounty of resources that lie beneath the icy region…

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Government officials, senior executives confirm participation for IPTC in Bangkok

Posted on 31 January 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News

Government officials and industry leaders have confirmed their participation in the rescheduled 2011 International Petroleum Technology Conference (IPTC) on 7-9 February…

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Texas Petro Index: Crude oil activity boosts state’s recovery, expansion

Posted on 25 January 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News

Texas’ petroleum landscape continued the shift from natural gas toward oil as the state sustained a two-year recovery…

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ADIPEC 2012 to be held 11-14 November in Abu Dhabi

Posted on 13 January 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News

The 15th annual Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC) will now…

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