Unique System LLC (USA) Completes the Upgrade to the Ranger Offshore, Inc. HOSS-1, 6-Man SAT System

Unique System LLC (USA), a Unique Maritime Group company, which is one of the world’s leading integrated turnkey subsea and offshore solution providers has recently completed the successful delivery of upgrade to the Ranger Offshore Inc.’s DNV classed, 6-man 1000’ Saturation Diving System to a 12-man system.

Lundin Petroleum spuds exploration well on the gohta prospect in the Barents Sea

Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum) is pleased to announce that drilling of exploration well 7120/1-3 in PL492 has commenced. The well will target the Gohta prospect, which is located some 150 km northwest of the Norwegian coast (185 km northwest of Hammerfest) and 65 km south of the Johan Castberg discovery.

Xodus team expands and nets £2 million worth of contracts

International energy consultancy Xodus Group has seen demand for its technical safety and risk (TSR) services accelerate in recent months, having secured £2 million worth of contracts so far this year.

BP and CNOOC sign agreement for third deepwater block in the South China Sea

BP and CNOOC today signed a production sharing agreement for Block 54/11 in the deepwater Pearl River Mouth Basin, South China Sea. The block covers 4,586 square kilometres in water depths from 370 to 2,300 metres, and is close to BP’s existing deepwater interests in Blocks 43/11 and 42/05.

Pars Oil & Gas Company announces Iran daily gas production to rise by 14%, reach 800 mcm/d

An Iranian energy official says the country’s daily gas production will increase by 14 percent by the end of the current Iranian calendar year (March 20, 2014).

Delek Group announces resource evaluation report of Karish natural gas discovery, offshore Israel

Delek Group published today a report prepared by Netherland, Sewell and Associates (NSAI) of the unrisked gross (100 percent) contingent and prospective resources, as of June 30, 2013, in the Karish Discovery and prospects located in the Alon C License (number 366), offshore Israel.

Adamantine Energy Kenya Limited announces Kenya Block 11B

Adamantine,  the privately owned  East Africa-focused oil and gas exploration company, announces that it has begun its 14,500 line km airborne FTG survey of block 11B following the appointment of BellGeospace, a world leader in gravity gradiometry, as its chosen contractor.Results are expected in August 2013.

CMQ announces commencement of drilling at Red Canyon

CALGARY, July 14, 2013 /CNW/ - CMQ Resources Inc. (TSXV: NV) (”CMQ”) announces that CMQ’s wholly owned subsidiary, Montezuma Mines Inc. (”Montezuma”) has resumed drilling at Red Canyon.  Montezuma plans to drill four to five reverse circulation (RC) holes in the Wall target area for a total of approximately 3,800 ft […]

SBM Offshore to lease and operate FPSOs Cidade de Maricà and Cidade de Saquarema for Petrobras

SBM Offshore is pleased to announce that contracts have been executed with BM-S-11 subsidiary Tupi BV on 12 July 2013 for the twenty-year charter and operation of the two (2) FPSOs Cidade de Maricà and Cidade de Saquarema.

Salamander Energy plc announces Rayong exploration well

Salamander Energy plc announces that the G4/50-4 exploration well, targeting the Rayong prospect in the Kra Central sub-basin, Block G4/40, Gulf of Thailand, has been drilled to a total vertical depth subsea of 1,889 metres.