Tuesday, Dec 01, 2009
Draka announced recently the expansion of their subsea power manufacturing capabilities for the Offshore Wind Energy, oil & Gas, and subsea power distribution markets. Draka has expanded its production capabilities to manufacture medium voltage XLPE power cables up to 36kV at its factory located in Drammen, Norway.
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Venture Production plc (“Venture”), the Aberdeen headquartered UK independent oil and gas production company, today announces that it has agreed to acquire additional interests in the Cygnus, Kepler, Copernicus and Humphrey gas discoveries together with interests in three exploration blocks. The four proven but undeveloped discoveries lie close to existing infrastructure in the Caister Murdoch System in the UK southern North Sea and in April 2008 Venture announced its acquisition of an initial 35% interest in each.
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StatoilHydro Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 107, is now concluding the drilling of wildcat well 6407/7-8. The well is located about 16 km north of the Njord field in the Norwegian Sea, and proved gas/condensate. The objective of the well was to prove gas/condensate in reservoir strata from the Middle to Lower Jurassic in a prospect called Noatun.
Continue reading StatoilHydro gas/condensate discovery in the Norwegian Sea
BG Group today announced the completion of drilling on the Iara well (1-BRSA-618-RJS) in the BM-S-11 concession in the deep water, pre-salt Santos Basin. The exploration well discovered 26-30 API gravity crude oil. The well discovered a particularly thick Sag reservoir interval with excellent porosity. This is another first class reservoir discovered in the Santos Basin in which BG Group has several interests.
Continue reading BG Group announces completion of drilling on Iara well in Santos Basin, offshore Brazil
OAO LUKOIL President Vagit Alekperov and ConocoPhillips Chairman and CEO Jim Mulva today participated in a special ceremony on the occasion of the startup of the Yuzhno Khylchuyu (YK) field located in the Nenets Autonomous District.
Continue reading Lukoil, ConocoPhillips’ Yuzhno Khylchuyu (YK) Field Production Begins
Fluor Corporation announced today the opening of its Alaska office in Anchorage to support projects in the region. An initial staff of 50 employees, backed by Fluor’s global workforce, will perform engineering, procurement, construction and maintenance services for the oil and gas, mining, and government sectors.
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Ithaca Energy Inc and its wholly owned subsidiary Ithaca Energy (UK) Limited is pleased to announce it has completed the acquisition of a 66.67% working interest in the Stella and Harrier Shallow discoveries; as well as secured the services of the ‘Uisge Gorm, a Floating Production, Storage and Offloading vessel (FPSO), for the development of the Athena Field. The successful conclusion to both of these agreements follows the completion of the recent equity financing.
Continue reading Ithaca Energy Completes acquisition of Stella & Harrier discovery & Secures FPSO for Athena development