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MAY 1964: Mr LOUIE DRILLS FIRST WELL IN THE NORTH SEA

July 08, 2018

The first offshore well in the North Sea was drilled in 1964 by the jackup Mr Louie. Commercial extraction of oil on the shores of the North Sea date...

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ONCE UPON A TIME IN JAMBI, SUMATRA

July 07, 2018

Aeilko Jans Zijklert, a young Duch tobacco planter found first Indonesian oil at Telaga Tunggal, in Sumatra’s east Coast, in 1885; a few decades bef...

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TWO ARCTIC TANKERS ON THE NORTHERN SEA ROUTE PASSAGE

July 07, 2018

Novatek announced that two Arc7 ice-class LNG tankers Vladimir Rusanov and Eduard Tol are completing the Northern Sea Route passage via the Eastern di...

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LUNDING COMPLETES EDVARD GRIEG DRILLING PROGRAM

July 06, 2018

Lundin Norway has successfully completed the PDO development drilling programme at its operated Edvard Grieg field on the Utsira High in the Norwegian...

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WEST CAPELLA TO DRILL FIVE WELLS OFFSHORE SABAH

July 06, 2018

Seadrill Partners, parent company of Seadrill, has secured a five well contract with the potential of several option wells with Sabah Shell Petroleum ...

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PRODUCTION STARTS FROM ALRAR GAS FIELD IN SOUTHERN ALGERIA

July 06, 2018

Monday 2 July 2018 marked a major milestone for Sonatrach, the Petrofac team, and joint venture partner Bonatti, as the Alrar gas field project in Alg...

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ENBRIDGE SELLS CANADIAN GAS TRANSMISSION ASSETS

July 06, 2018

Enbridge has entered into definitive agreements to sell its Canadian natural gas gathering and processing business in the Montney, Peace River Arch, H...

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AKER SOLUTIONS AWARDED CONTRACT EXTENSION FROM PERENCO UK

July 05, 2018

Aker Solutions has secured a three-year contract extension, with two one-year options, from Perenco UK to continue operations and maintenance services...

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ULSTEIN VERFT TO CONSTRUCT CABLE LAYING VESSEL FOR NEXANS

July 05, 2018

Nexans Subsea Operations has signed a shipbuilding contract with Ulstein Verft on the construction of a large, DP3 cable laying vessel. CEO Gunvor Ul...

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