Azimuth farms into oil-prone North Sea block

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Azimuth has agreed to take a 50% stake in block 22/12b in the UK central North Sea from Enegi Oil and ABT. 
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Lundin targets more oil in Edvard Grieg area offshore Norway

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The semisubmersible Transocean Winner has started drilling the Jorvik prospect in the Norwegian North Sea for Lundin Petroleum.
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Harvest finds presalt pay offshore Gabon

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A sidetrack well at the Harvest Natural Resources-operated Dussafu license offshore Gabon has encountered 65 ft (20 m) of oil pay in the presalt Dentale reservoir.
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OME 2013: Al-Naimi reviews Saudi Aramco’s offshore operations

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Nasir K. Al-Naimi, vice president of Northern Area Oil Operations, recently took a crowd of Offshore Middle East Conference and Exhibition participants on a historical journey through Saudi Aramco’s investment in offshore operations.
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Atlantic region to maintain dominance of deepwater capex

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Douglas-Westwood’s latest report forecasts global deepwater capex of $223 billion over the next five years.
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Two more UK offshore exploration wells imminent

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Trapoil expects drilling to start soon on the Scotney exploration prospect in the UK North Sea.
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April start-up for deepwater Tamar project offshore Israel

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Noble Energy (NYSE:NBL) has updated the status of its deepwater Tamar gas development in the Levantine basin offshore Israel.
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Oceaneering to reel out Quad 204 umbilicals for BP

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Oceaneering International (NYSE:OII) is to supply umbilicals for BP’s Quad 204 field development west of Shetland under a $45 million-plus contract.
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Prosafe extends accommodations fleet offshore Mexico, commissions newbuilds

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Cotemar Group has confirmed contract extensions offshore Mexico for Prosafe’s accommodation semisubmersibles Safe Britannia, Safe Lancia, and Jasminia.
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Trapoil aiming to operate North Sea Trent tieback

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Trapoil (AIM: TRAP) has agreed to acquire a 33.33% stake in license P.685 in the UK southern North Sea from Perenco UK.
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