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Deepwater discovery opens new play offshore Cote d’Ivoire

Posted on 07 June 2012 in IADC: Global Leadership, Global Challenges, News, The Offshore Frontier

Tullow Oil and its partners, including Anadarko Petroleum, announced today a light-oil discovery at the Paon-1X exploration well offshore Cote d’Ivoire…

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Premier Oil to assess Carnaby contribution to North Sea Catcher development

Posted on 07 June 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Premier Oil’s Carnaby exploration well 28/09-5A in the Central North Sea’s Catcher area has reached a total…

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Aker wins Statoil contracts to study development of Barents Sea, North Sea discoveries

Posted on 07 June 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Statoil has awarded Aker Solutions early-phase studies for their recent major discoveries on the Norwegian…

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OTC Asia to be launched in 2014 in Kuala Lumpur

Posted on 07 June 2012 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) Asia will kick off 10-12 March 2014 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and will be a biennial event going forward…

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Maersk orders ultra-harsh jackup for drilling in North Sea

Posted on 01 June 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

Maersk Drilling has ordered a new ultra-harsh, high-specification jackup at Keppel FELS in Singapore backed by a four-year contract with Statoil…

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API to stop sending standards through ISO process

Posted on 25 May 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, News, The Offshore Frontier

In the early 1990s, the API and many of its members adopted the mantra of “Do it once, do it right, do it globally,” with the goal of …

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Salazar directs MWCC to deploy capping stack for exercise in GOM

Posted on 24 May 2012 in Drilling It Safely, Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier

US Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar has charged the Marine Well Containment Company (MWCC) with conducting a live drill this summer to deploy critical…

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Technology entrepreneurship redefining global energy game

Posted on 23 May 2012 in Global and Regional Markets, Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier

The ongoing technology boom that is reshaping the oil and gas industry and providing access to resources once deemed unattainable is also redefining the…

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DOE to fund research projects on ultra-deepwater drilling

Posted on 22 May 2012 in Innovating While Drilling, News, The Offshore Frontier

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has selected 13 projects focused on ultra-deepwater environments for development…

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Anadarko encounters natural gas; Golfinho area estimated to hold 13 to 45 Tcf of gas

Posted on 15 May 2012 in News, The Offshore Frontier

Anadarko Petroleum’s Golfinho exploration well recently discovered a new, major natural gas accumulation nearly…

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