http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil ConocoPhillips reports exploration success in Alaska https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/7/18/conocophillips-reports-exploration-success-in-alaska ConocoPhillips has provided an update on its operating plan for Alaska, focusing on the company’s long history of creating value in the state and an ongoing commitment to invest in low cost of supply opportunities. M2 Subsea secures contract with Premier Oil https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/7/18/m2-subsea-secures-contract-with-premier-oil Global independent provider of ROV services, M2 Subsea, has secured a contract to provide inspection services for Premier Oil’s Balmoral Floating Production Vessel (FPV). Companies in the news https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/july-2018/news-resources/companies-in-the-news Akofs Offshore has been awarded a contract for light well intervention services, using its 156-m vessel, Akofs Seafarer, for all Equinor-operated licenses, in the period 2020 to 2025. People in the industry https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/july-2018/news-resources/people-in-the-industry EnerMech has appointed Salvatore Cutino as regional director for Africa, based in Cape Town, South Africa. Otto Energy sets a date for Nanushuk prospect drilling, on Alaska North Slope https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/6/25/otto-energy-sets-a-date-for-nanushuk-prospect-drilling-on-alaska-north-slope Otto Energy Limited has advised that it has executed a binding term sheet agreement that will see Otto participate in the drilling of a highly prospective Nanushuk oil trend exploration well within its Western Blocks on the Alaska North Slope in early 2019. ANWR could boost U.S. oil supplies, but it's going to be a while https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/6/15/anwr-could-boost-us-oil-supplies-but-its-going-to-be-a-while Don’t hold your breath waiting for oil from ANWR. Total takes 10% stake in Russia's Arctic LNG 2 from Novatek https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/5/25/total-takes-10-stake-in-russias-arctic-lng-2-from-novatek Total SA will take 10% stake in a multi-billion-dollar liquefied natural gas project in Russia’s frozen north from Novatek PJSC. Senator eyes oil tax to punish Canada over Alaska drilling clash https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/5/10/senator-eyes-oil-tax-to-punish-canada-over-alaska-drilling-clash As Alaska’s congressional delegation worked feverishly last year to achieve the decades-long dream of drilling for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, they came across a formidable opponent: Canada. BP, Alaska Gasline Development Corp. sign binding gas sales agreement https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/5/7/bp-alaska-gasline-development-corp-sign-binding-gas-sales-agreement The Alaska LNG Project reached a historic milestone today as BP Alaska and Alaska Gasline Development Corporation (AGDC) announced the parties have agreed to key terms of a gas sales agreement, including price and volume. BHGE awarded Statoil contract to provide turbomachinery equipment to Johan Castberg field https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/4/23/bhge-awarded-statoil-contract-to-provide-turbomachinery-equipment-to-johan-castberg-field Baker Hughes, a GE company, has been awarded by Statoil Petroleum AS and Aker Solutions a contract to provide turbomachinery equipment for the topside structure for the floating production, storage and offloading vessel (FPSO) to be located at Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea.