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  • Rosneft begins geological research on eastern Arctic shelf

    Rosneft Oil Company has implemented a comprehensive long-term research programme in the Arctic. The expedition started from Murmansk and will include geological, weather, and environmental surveys.   The drilling vessel Bavenit is heading to the Laptev Sea to drill shallow stratigraphic wells in the Eastern…

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  • DEME upgrading jack-up vessel with Huisman crane

    DEME Offshore has contracted Huisman to build a new crane for the DP-2 jack-up installation vessel Sea Installer.   crane’s lifting capacity is expected to increase from 900 metric tons (992 tons) to 1,600 metric tons (1,764 tons). The new crane will enable the Sea…

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  • Exxon Unit Joins List of Refiners Making Biofuels

    Exxon Mobil Corporation’s Imperial Oil Ltd will produce renewable diesel at a new facility in Canada, the latest in a string of refiners announcing plans to make lower-emissions biofuels.   The project is expected to produce about 20,000 barrels per day of renewable diesel when…

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  • CNOOC brings online its third oilfield this month

    Oil and gas company CNOOC Limited has started production from yet another oilfield project, its third this month, located in Chinese waters.   In an update on the 26th August, CNOOC said that the Bozhong 26-3 oilfield expansion project has started production.   Bozhong 26-3…

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  • Indonesia Energy begins drilling second Kruh block well

    Indonesia Energy Corporation Ltd has started drilling the second of three new back-to-back wells on its 63,000-acre Kruh block onshore Sumatra.   The drilling is part of the company’s plan to drill a total of 18 new wells on the block over the next three…

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  • Digital Platform Reveals North Sea Secrets

    The UK Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has announced that more than 50 years’ worth of “crucial” North Sea data has been made available through the National Data Repository (NDR).   According to the OGA, the digital platform reveals valuable secrets of the North Sea and helps companies make…

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  • BP hires Global Maritime for marine ops support

    Marine, offshore, and engineering consultancy Global Maritime has been awarded a framework agreement to provide specialist marine services to BP, globally.   The agreement will include marine vessel assurance, engineering, project operations, HSSE and general marine consultancy, Global Maritime said on the 24th August.#  …

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