http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Gazprom Neft, Tatneft and Zarubezhneft collaborate to develop carbonate deposits http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/23/gazprom-neft-tatneft-and-zarubezhneft-collaborate-to-develop-carbonate-deposits Gazprom Neft, Tatneft and Zarubezhneft have concluded a Memorandum of Cooperation on the development of the skills and competencies needed for the development of exceptionally challenging projects in opening up carbonate deposits. 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. 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. Drilling permit for Norwegian wildcat well granted to OMV Norge http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/17/drilling-permit-for-norwegian-wildcat-well-granted-to-omv-norge The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted OMV (Norge) AS a drilling permit for well 6506/11-10, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations. MOL Norge selects AGR for well and drilling engineering http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/16/mol-norge-selects-agr-for-well-and-drilling-engineering Global energy services and software company AGR has been awarded a Frame Agreement with the Hungarian Operator MOL. EMGS announces two multi-client surveys offshore Indonesia http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/16/emgs-announces-two-multi-client-surveys-offshore-indonesia Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has announced that it has received Letters of Intent for two contracts under which EMGS will perform prefunded multi-client acquisitions offshore Indonesia. Africa Oil, Eco announce strategic partnership for exploration in West Africa, Guyana http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/13/africa-oil-eco-announce-strategic-partnership-for-exploration-in-west-africa-guyana Africa Oil Corp. has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Eco (Atlantic) Oil and Gas Ltd. for exploration in West Africa and Guyana. Fugro welcomes multi-role survey vessel to its fleet http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/13/fugro-welcomes-multi-role-survey-vessel-to-its-fleet The newly named MV Kobi Ruegg has joined Fugro’s vessel fleet and is set to begin her first project in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea. Regional Report: India http://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2017/november-2017/features/regional-report-india India’s growing population, urbanization countering efforts to reduce dependency on imports Multi-well pad solution for oil and gas producers boosts real-time data http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/9/multi-well-pad-solution-for-oil-and-gas-producers-boosts-real-time-data Drilling advancements, including horizontal drilling techniques, have transformed oil and gas operations from simplistic single-well pad fields to more complex multi-well pads. In turn, operators and equipment builders can modify their control systems approach to optimize these changing applications.