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May 2013

May 2013

Apr 2013

  • 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

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.

    Exploration, Middle East Read More

Jan 2013

  • Al Qaeda group seizes foreigners at Algerian gas field

    Al Qaeda group seizes foreigners at Algerian gas field BY SELINA WILLIAMS, MIHO INADA, and KJETIL MALKENES HOVLAND ALGIERS, Algeria Islamist militants seized foreign nationals Wednesday at an Algerian gas field operated by two Western energy majors, fanning fears that

    Exploration, Drilling and Completions, Onshore, Africa Read More

Jan 2013

Dec 2012

  • ABB introduces new SCADAvantage for GIS mapping

    ABB introduces new SCADAvantage for GIS mapping ZURICH ABB announced that it has released the newest version of its Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system, SCADAvantage version 5.4. This release helps oil and gas companies manage their latest operational

    Exploration, North America Read More

Nov 2012

  • Africa Oil announces Kenyan oil discovery

    Africa Oil announces Kenyan oil discovery VANCOUVER, B.C. Africa Oil Corp. has announced the second significant oil discovery in Kenya at the Twiga South 1 well. The Twiga South 1 exploration well, located in Block 13T, onshore Kenya, has encountered

    Exploration, Onshore, Africa Read More


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