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Premier: Catcher East sidetrack finds oily sandstones

Posted on 01 July 2010 in News

Premier Oil’s Catcher East (28/9-1Z) sidetrack well in the UK Central North Sea has encountered oil-bearing sandstones…

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BP Video outlines Macondo relief well status

Posted on 29 June 2010 in News

Click here to view BP video describing progress of the relief wells is now available. A telephone…

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Statoil signs three-year contract for Stena Don semi

Posted on 28 June 2010 in News

Statoil has contracted Stena Drilling’s Stena Don semisubmersible to drill on the Norwegian…

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Borgholm Dolphin receives new contract

Posted on 24 June 2010 in News

Dolphin Drilling has entered into a contract for the provision of the accommodation semisubmersible…

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EPA to hold public meetings on hydraulic fracturing

Posted on 21 June 2010 in News

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is hosting four public informational meetings…

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Raspino: Industry must lock arms because what happens to one, happens to all

Posted on 18 June 2010 in News

Calling on the industry to “answer the call to arms” as the Macondo spill continues to play out in the Gulf of Mexico…

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Panel session: Performance and drilling can go hand in hand

Posted on 18 June 2010 in News

Representatives from five oil and gas companies – ExxonMobil, Saudi Aramco, PEMEX…

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Marin Koceic, ED-INA, receives IADC Exemplary Service Award

Posted on 18 June 2010 in News

Marin Koceic, technical manager for ED-INA, received an IADC Exemplary Service Award…

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In world’s energy future, unconventional gas is a must, not a maybe

Posted on 18 June 2010 in News

Operators worldwide are recognizing the importance of natural gas in the global energy…

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Offshore rig forecast: cloudy with a chance of rain

Posted on 18 June 2010 in News

Unlike numerous previous instances when Tom Kellock, ODS-Petrodata, has been able…

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