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  • Equinor preparing for wildcat well off Norway

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has issued a drilling permit to Equinor for a wildcat well in the Norwegian Sea.   The well 6407/9-13 will be drilled from the West Hercules semi-submersible drilling rig, the NPD said on the 22nd October.   The drilling programme…

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  • Polish PGNiG Says Nord Stream 2 Will Increase Risks for EU Gas Supplies

    The Nord Stream 2 pipeline will increase threats to the security of gas supplies to the European Union, Polish gas giant PGNiG said in a submission as part of the certification procedure for the pipeline’s operator.   Poland, which has taken steps to reduce its reliance on Russian gas supplies, has on many occasions…

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  • First Sangomar well drilled offshore Senegal

    Woodside Energy has issued progress reports on its development projects in West Africa and Australia.   Offshore Senegal, the first development well for the Sangomar field development Phase 1 has been drilled and completed, including installation of the xmas tree. It was also the first…

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  • OGDCL discovers gas in Jandran exploration, Pakistan

    Oil and Gas Development Company Ltd (OGDCL) discovered gas in the Mughalkot formation at the Jandran West X-1 exploration well in District Kohlu, Balochistan province of Pakistan.   The well was spudded on the 19th May and was drilled to a depth of 1,627 metres…

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  • Shell Starts Production From Arran Gas Field

    Oil supermajor Shell has revealed that production started from the Arran gas and condensate field in the UK North Sea, one of the fields linked to the Shearwater hub.   The start of production from Arran, which is connected to Scottish petrochemical facilities, is intended…

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  • TotalEnergies taps Vroon for North Sea support

    TotalEnergies E&P UK has awarded the Vroon Offshore Services BV platform supply vessel VOS Passion a one-year contract.   The vessel recently completed a three-year charter with the same company.   During the short break between charters the VOS Passion underwent her first special survey…

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