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DNV unveils Recommended Practice to standardize steel forgings for subsea applications

Posted on 15 April 2015 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Steel forgings are important building blocks for subsea components and are often tailored to meet end-users’ specific requirements. This results in long delivery times…

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BSEE issues proposed BOP, well control regulations for public comment

Posted on 14 April 2015 in Drilling It Safely, News, The Offshore Frontier

On 13 April, US Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell announced proposed regulations that call for more…

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Zebedee well strikes oil, gas for Premier offshore Falkland Islands

Posted on 02 April 2015 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Premier Oil has announced that the Zebedee well, located in PL004b in the Falkland Islands, discovered 81 ft of net oil-bearing reservoir and 55 ft…

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ExxonMobil begins production at Hadrian South in Gulf of Mexico

Posted on 31 March 2015 in News, The Offshore Frontier

ExxonMobil has begun production in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM) at Hadrian South, with facilities tied back to the nearby Lucius project. Daily gross production…

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National Petroleum Council: US can safely tap Arctic resources to secure energy needs

Posted on 30 March 2015 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Prudently developing US Arctic oil and natural gas resources would enhance America’s position as a global leader in energy production for the next 35 years…

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Douglas-Westwood: Oilfield services expenditure to decline by 30% in 2015

Posted on 25 March 2015 in Global and Regional Markets, News, Onshore Advances, The Offshore Frontier

Global oilfield services (OFS) markets are facing difficult headwinds as a function of commodity prices…

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BG Group produces first oil from the Knarr field in Norway

Posted on 19 March 2015 in News, The Offshore Frontier

BG Group announced the Petrojarl Knarr floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel…

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BP Well Advisor aims to transform data to information, information to insight

Posted on 18 March 2015 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier

While the digital age has spawned a world of nearly seamless information access for billions of people around the world, the drilling industry…

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Petrobas breaks record for well drilling depth in Sergipe-Alagoas Basin, begins P-61 production in Papa Terra field

Posted on 18 March 2015 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Petrobras has started production on platform P-61 in Papa Terra field, located near the southern perimeter of the Campos Basin…

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BP makes second significant gas discovery in Egypt’s East Mediterranean Sea

Posted on 09 March 2015 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

BP Egypt has announced another important gas discovery in the North Damietta offshore concession in the East Nile Delta…

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