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  • A client-contractor partnership and new seismic technology help Pemex achieve effective deepwater E&P

    Author Marco Vázquez-García, Jorge Luis Ortíz-Durán, Humberto Salazar-Soto, José Trinidad Martínez-Vázquez, Madain Moreno-Vidal, Bill Howieson, Chu-Ong Ting And David Gonzalez

    In 2009, CGG won a four-year contract with Pemex for a dedicated seismic vessel to acquire large narrow-azimuth surveys in the deep offshore Mexican Gulf of Mexico, which was later extended to include two large 3D wide-azimuth projects. Since the start of the original contract, Pemex has acquired the world’s first full-scale broadband, high-density, wide-azimuth survey, specifically designed for field development.

    Exploration, Offshore, North America Read More

Apr 2013

  • Alaska lawmakers cut oil taxes

    Alaska lawmakers cut oil taxes BY CASSANDRA SWEET ANCHORAGE Alaska will reduce taxes for oil production under legislation passed by the state's legislature and supported by the governor that aims to boost oil production in the state. The bill, which

    Exploration, Production, Europe Read More

Apr 2013

  • Americas Petrogas makes Argentina discovery

    CALGARY -- Canadian energy company, Americas Petrogas, announced it made a shale natural gas discovery onshore in the Vaca Muerta play in Argentina.
    The company said it discovered natural gas by hydraulically fracturing the Los Toldos I block in the Vaca Muerta shale formation. It said it was able to produce as much as 3.2 Mcf of natural gas during initial production tests.

    Exploration, Drilling and Completions, Production, Onshore, Shale, South America Read More

Mar 2013

Mar 2013

  • Abu Dhabi widens bids for biggest oil concession

    Abu Dhabi widens bids for biggest oil concession

    ABU DHABI – U.S. based firms Chevron and Occidental, China’s CNPC, Japan’s Inpex, Korea’s KNOC, Norway's Statoil and Russia's Rosneft were among the new companies invited, the people said.

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