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BP takes leap forward in seismic imaging technology

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BP announced a major breakthrough in seismic imaging that has identified more than 200 million barrels of additional resources at BP’s Atlantis field in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM). As a result of this early success, BP now is deploying this technique to fields elsewhere in the Gulf of Mexico as well as in Azerbaijan, Angola, and Trinidad and Tobago. The innovation has enabled BP to enhance the clarity of images that it collects during seismic surveys, particularly areas below the earth’s surface that complex salt structures previously obscured or distorted. The sharper seismic images mean that BP can drill new development wells in deepwater reservoirs with higher confidence and accuracy. “This technological breakthrough has essentially allowed our team to ...

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US rig count up 10 this week

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The US total rig count climbed to 857 this week, an increase from last week’s 847, according to the Baker Hughes weekly rig count. There are currently 20 offshore rigs in the US and 20 in the Gulf of Mexico. Total North American rigs dropped to 956, compared to 965 from one week ago.

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OriginClear to test water treatment solution at Sinopec shale gas site in Chongqing, China

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OriginClear, a leading provider of water treatment solutions, announced its partnership with a regional organization in the Chinese province of Shandong for remediation of a shale gas site operated by the government-owned Sinopec Group, Asia's largest oil and gas company, and the second largest in the world, as listed in the Fortune Global 500...

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