http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil MCEDD ‘18: Conference program features 35 global deepwater companies http://www.worldoil.com/conference-news/2018/2/21/mcedd-18-conference-program-features-35-global-deepwater-companies ENI, host of Marine Construction Engineering Deepwater Development (MCEDD) 2018, will support an expanded technical program at this year’s conference, one of the world’s premier deepwater events. Essar Oilfields awarded drilling contract in India's Cambay basin http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/21/essar-oilfields-awarded-drilling-contract-in-indias-cambay-basin Essar Oilfields Services India Limited (EOSIL) today announced that it has been awarded a Rs 28-crore contract by Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) to drill three firm plus two optional wells in Gujarat’s Cambay basin. SDX Energy's KSS-2 well disappoints in Morocco http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/21/sdx-energys-kss-2-well-disappoints-in-morocco SDX Energy Inc., the North Africa focused oil and gas company, announces that the KSS-2 well on the Sebou permit in Morocco was drilled to a TD of 1,293 m, encountering 8 net m of high quality reservoir interval in the Gaddari and Guebbas sequences with an average porosity of 30%. However, while the intervals came in on prognosis, they had low gas saturation and were not deemed to be commercial. Abrado completes rig-less, dual-string section-milling PandA job in GOM http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/21/abrado-completes-rig-less-dual-string-section-milling-pa-job-in-gom Abrado announced today that it has completed the first well in a multi-well PandA campaign for an independent GOM operator, using its proprietary Medusa expandable casing section-milling technology. Trinidad Drilling considers sale as Canadian EandP activity slumps http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/20/trinidad-drilling-considers-sale-as-canadian-ep-activity-slumps Trinidad Drilling Ltd., which provides contract drilling services in North America and the Middle East, is considering selling itself as years of slumping drilling activity in Canada weighs on revenue. Foothills Exploration reports successful completion, flow testing of horizontal well in Utah http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/16/foothills-exploration-reports-successful-completion-flow-testing-of-horizontal-well-in-utah Foothills Exploration, Inc., an independent oil and gas exploration company engaged in the acquisition and development of oil and gas properties in the Rockies, reported today the successful drilling, completion and flow testing of the Stagecoach 111-20H horizontal well, now producing natural gas in commercial quantities. Deloitte: Industry exercises caution with MandA, though trend is changing http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/15/deloitte-industry-exercises-caution-with-ma-though-trend-is-changing Deloitte forecasts that although the oil and gas industry may be in love with the recent rise in commodity prices it is still exercising some caution when it comes to MandA activity, but that is changing. New software puts real-time drilling monitoring in reach http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/15/new-software-puts-real-time-drilling-monitoring-in-reach Proactive Real Time Systems (PRTS) has launched its new software product called the Real-Time Advisory System (RTAS). East Canada’s Noia says more clarity required on new environmental assessment legislation http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/14/east-canada-s-noia-says-more-clarity-required-on-new-environmental-assessment-legislation Following its successful Annual General Meeting (AGM) held yesterday, the Newfoundland and Labrador Oil and Gas Industries Association, Noia, states the Association will continue to seek clarity on proposed environmental assessment legislation announced by the federal government on Feb. 8, 2018. Zion Oil and Gas encounters oil onshore Israel http://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/2/14/zion-oil-gas-encounters-oil-onshore-israel Zion Oil and Gas, Inc., announces that during the current open hole wireline logging and subsequent reaming (cleaning the well bore) operations, Zion encountered free-flowing hydrocarbons while circulating drilling mud.