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  • BP finds more deep-water gas for Greater Tortue Ahmeyim LNG

    BP and Kosmos Energy have discovered more gas in the Greater Tortue development area, offshore Senegal.   The Ensco DS-12 drilled the Greater Tortue Ahmeyim-1 well (GTA-1) in 2,500 metres (8,202 feet) of water on the eastern anticline within the unit development area, ten kilometres…

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  • The Nordex Group Signs Contract for 58 MW in Croatia

    The Nordex Group is further enlarging its footprint in Croatia. The state-owned energy supplier Hrvatska elektroprivreda (HEP Group) has now placed an order with the manufacturer for the supply of 18 N131/3600 turbines for the “Korlat” wind farm.   The Nordex Group is also responsible…

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  • ONGC, OIL seek bids for marginal-field EOR

    India’s two largest state-owned upstream oil and gas companies are seeking partners to assist with enhanced recovery in marginal oil fields.   Oil & Natural Gas Corporation has opened international competitive bidding for 64 fields in 17 contract areas with total oil and gas in…

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  • Venezuela Plans on Shutting Fields to Boost Oil Output

    Venezuela’s state-owned oil company is taking an unusual step to try and increase production: shut fields.   Starting in July, Petroleos de Venezuela SA will prioritise 13 fields in the Faja, a 55,000 square-kilometre (21,235 square-mile) strip north of the Orinoco River containing heavy crude…

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  • Kuwait Oil Company hires Halliburton for offshore drilling services

    Kuwait Oil Company has signed an offshore drilling services contract with US oilfield services major Halliburton.   The contract is for six high-pressure high-temperature (HPHT) exploration wells on two jack-up rigs in the Arabian Gulf. While the parties did not share the financial details of…

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  • Sleipnir completes sea trials

    Heerema Marine Contractors said the Sleipnir, its newest semi-submersible crane vessel, has completed sea trials and crane load tests.   During the sea trials all major systems performed according to specifications or better, the company said.   When all eight thrusters were deployed, the vessel…

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