http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Bowleven provides operational update on Cameroon's Etinde Block https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/15/bowleven-provides-operational-update-on-cameroons-etinde-block Bowleven, the Africa focused oil and gas company traded on AIM, has announced the completion of drilling of the IM-6 appraisal well at the Etinde Block, Cameroon, to a TD of 3,550 m by the block's operator, New Age Cameroon Offshore Petroleum SA. Savannah Petroleum reports its fourth oil discovery in southeastern Niger https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/15/savannah-petroleum-reports-its-fourth-oil-discovery-in-southeastern-niger Savannah Petroleum PLC, the British independent oil and gas company focused around oil and gas activities in Niger and Nigeria, has announced that the Eridal-1 exploration well is an oil discovery. United Oil and Gas delivers 3D seismic data on Tullow-operated license, offshore Jamaica https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/13/united-oil-gas-delivers-3d-seismic-data-on-tullow-operated-license-offshore-jamaica United Oil and Gas Plc has announced that the fast-track version of the recently acquired 3D seismic dataset over the Walton-Morant license, offshore Jamaica, has been delivered by the operator, Tullow Jamaica Ltd. Fugro resumes acquisition of data for Norway's Mareano seabed mapping program https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/10/fugro-resumes-acquisition-of-data-for-norways-mareano-seabed-mapping-program Fugro has been awarded a hydrographic survey contract, valued at NOK 44.7 million (approximately €4.7 million), by the Norwegian Hydrographic Service. The survey is part of the Mareano seabed mapping program, which is financed by Norway’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Fisheries, and the Ministry of Climate and Environment. TGS announces updates to Australian data library https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/10/tgs-announces-updates-to-australian-data-library TGS has announced that the purchase of the Capreolus 3D seismic survey from Polarcus has been completed. New products and services https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/august-2018/news-resources/new-products-and-services Plenty-brand screw and vane pumps from SPX Flow are engineered to pump heavy viscous fluids, and are ideal for forced lubrication of rotating machinery and fuel transfer processes. Fugro's new bathymetric lidar system improves nearshore, coastal mapping capabilities https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/9/fugros-new-bathymetric-lidar-system-improves-nearshore-coastal-mapping-capabilities Fugro is introducing a new bathymetric lidar system that delivers industry-leading depth penetration and point densities for nearshore and coastal mapping. Fourth-generation drill pipe connection enhances land drilling, reduces pipe maintenance https://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2018/august-2018/features/fourth-generation-drill-pipe-connection-enhances-land-drilling-reduces-pipe-maintenance A two-year RandD drilling program addresses a new onshore paradigm, enhances performance and improves economics. Santos reports significant natural gas resource at Barikewa-3, onshore PNG https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/8/santos-reports-significant-natural-gas-resource-at-barikewa-3-onshore-png Santos today announced the Barikewa-3 well, located in Papua New Guinea’s (PNG) onshore Forelands region, intersected 25 m of net gas pay within the Toro and Hedinia reservoir objectives. Downhole tools and technologies driving performance improvements in the Permian https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/1/downhole-tools-and-technologies-driving-performance-improvements-in-the-permian The Permian Basin continues to be a hotbed of drilling activity, bolstering North American output to record levels.