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  • Exxon, Others to Launch Virtual LNG Pipelines in India

    Chart Industries, Inc reported on the 24th February that it has signed a letter of cooperation with ExxonMobil India LNG Limited and Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) to pioneer virtual gas pipelines in India.   A virtual pipeline delivers liquefied natural gas by road, rails and…

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  • Azinam takes over South African licence ahead of exploration well

    Africa Energy has signed farmout agreements with Azinam and Panoro Energy for Block 2B located offshore South Africa.   Under the deal, Azinam will become the operator of the block.   On the 25th February Africa Energy announced the execution of two farmout agreements whereby…

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  • Survivex launches Drilling Well Control Centre of Excellence

    A new training centre of excellence for drilling and well control is being unveiled in Aberdeen to train drilling and well control personnel in the onshore and offshore oil and gas industry, in an aim to boost competence and safety.   Survivex, part of the…

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  • Premier Oil hires DOF’s platform supply vessel

    Offshore vessel owner DOF Rederi has been awarded a contract for one of its vessels by Premier Oil UK.   DOF said on the 24th February that the contract was awarded to the Skandi Caledonia vessel. It is for four wells firm plus one two-well…

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  • Cairn gains rig safety nod ahead of North Sea well

    Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has given its consent to Capricorn Norge for exploration drilling in the North Sea, using the Island Innovator drilling rig.   The safety authority said on the 24th February that its consent to Capricorn Norge, a subsidiary of Cairn Energy,…

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  • Phillips 66 Partners Snags Liberty Pipeline Interest

    Phillips 66 Partners LP plans to acquire a 50% interest in the Liberty Pipeline project from Phillips 66 for approximately US$75 million. Phillips 66 Partners will fund the transaction through a combination of cash and its revolving credit facility.   The cost of the pipeline…

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  • NPD Gives Skogul Go-Ahead

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has revealed that it has granted its consent for the start-up of the Skogul field in the North Sea.   Aker BP, the field operator, plans to start-up the asset in March this year, according to the NPD.   Skogul…

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