http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil SDX Energy spuds KSR-61 development well in Morocco http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/24/sdx-energy-spuds-ksr-61-development-well-in-morocco SDX Energy Inc., the North Africa focused oil and gas company, is pleased to announce the spud of its KSR-16 well in the Sebou permit in Morocco. Wintershall granted drilling permit for wildcat southwest of Aasta Hansteen http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/23/wintershall-granted-drilling-permit-for-wildcat-southwest-of-aasta-hansteen The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Wintershall Norge AS a drilling permit for well 6604/5-1, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations. North Sea tax measure to unlock upstream UKCS investment, says Oil and Gas UK http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/22/north-sea-tax-measure-to-unlock-upstream-ukcs-investment-says-oil-gas-uk Chancellor Philip Hammond today announced a tax measure that will unlock further investment in the UK North Sea by enabling more assets to change hands and allow new owners to provide fresh investment in many mature oil and gas fields. Lundin announces non-commercial gas discovery on Hufsa prospect http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/22/lundin-announces-non-commercial-gas-discovery-on-hufsa-prospect Lundin Petroleum AB has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS has completed the drilling of exploration well 7219/12-2 on the Hufsa prospect in PL533 in the southern Barents Sea. A non-commercial gas discovery was made in the main well while the sidetrack was dry. Maersk Drilling enters into alliance agreement with Aker BP http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/21/maersk-drilling-enters-into-alliance-agreement-with-aker-bp Maersk Drilling has entered into a jackup alliance agreement with Aker BP ASA (Aker BP). John Lawrie Group acquired by its management http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/20/john-lawrie-group-acquired-by-its-management Metal reprocessing, tubular supply and decommissioning company John Lawrie Group has been acquired by its management in partnership with Rubicon Partners and Grovepoint as it gears up for an expansion of its business in the UK and U.S. Africa Energy to acquire additional interest in South Africa http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/20/africa-energy-to-acquire-additional-interest-in-south-africa Africa Energy Corp. announces the signature of definitive agreements to acquire an effective 4.9% interest in the Exploration Right for Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa. New gas turbine improves gas protection in dusty environments http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/20/new-gas-turbine-improves-gas-protection-in-dusty-environments Parker Hannifin recently announced the release of its new clearcurrent PRO SP+ cartridge filter at the ADIPEC show in Abu Dhabi. Wintershall deploys Emerson's wireless downhole monitoring system http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/20/wintershall-deploys-emersons-wireless-downhole-monitoring-system Emerson’s latest Roxar Downhole Sensor System has been deployed on the Maria field offshore Norway, providing the field’s operator Wintershall with improved well integrity monitoring and offshore safety. $1.8-billion Tenaris mill in Bay City targets Permian operators http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/20/18-billion-tenaris-mill-in-bay-city-targets-permian-operators Tenaris recently opened a new $1.8-billion pipe manufacturing mill in Bay City, Texas, and with the new mill, it is targeting service for U.S. shale operators—in particular, those operating in the Permian basin—according to a local Houston newspaper.