Well issues cause Shell to re-think UK Fram offshore project

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Shell (NYSE:RDS.A) is reassessing its development plan for the Fram oil and gas field in the UK central North Sea following unexpected well results.
Categories: Offshore

MOG contracts AGR for offshore Malta well

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Mediterranean Oil & Gas Plc (AIM: MOG) has signed a service order with AGR Well Management for a rig to drill a well offshore Malta.
Categories: Offshore

Saipem to build and install Ivar Aasen jacket

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Det norske oljeselskap has commissioned Saipem to build the steel jacket for the Ivar Aasen platform in the Norwegian North Sea.
Categories: Offshore

Gazprom plans new LNG plant for Sakhalin gas

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Gazprom’s Management Committee has approved the investment rationale for a new LNG plant near Vladivostok in the far east of Russia.
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Lundin to drill Carlsberg prospects offshore Norway

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Lundin Norway has authorization from Petroleum Safety Authority Norway for an exploratory well in the Norwegian North Sea.
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Fastnet to probe deeper potential of Kinsale offshore Ireland

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Fastnet Oil and Gas (AIM: FAST) has executed an exclusive option agreement with Petronas subsidiary Kinsale Energy to farm into the Deep Kinsale prospect offshore southern Ireland.
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IOS Intermoor to supply Goliat drilling moorings

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Eni Norge has contracted IOS InterMoor for two mooring spreads to support development drilling in the Barents Sea.
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BP secures North Sea platform drilling needs

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BP has awarded PD&MS Energy an engineering services contract covering all BP’s North Sea platform drilling rigs.
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GoM marine riser damage prompts investigation

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Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway is trying to contact owners and users of H-4 risers and wellhead connectors on the Norwegian shelf, following a safety alert about the equipment issued by GE Oil & Gas.
Categories: Offshore

Statoil takes action on dropped objects

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Statoil (OSE:STL) has awarded AAK a global frame agreement for dropped objects prevention services.
Categories: Offshore