Lundin Petroleum announced that it has made an oil and gas discovery in the main well 7219/12-1 and is presently drilling a sidetrack 7219/12-1A on the Filicudi prospect.
Trinidad Offshore Fabricators Unlimited (TOFCO) recently completed work for the Juniper offshore gas platform topsides at its facility in La Brea, Trinidad.
Archer Oiltools has launched the SPARTAN plug family, to help operators deliver safer wells, boost operational efficiency and reduce costs.
Ocean Installer has recently completed the very first permanent subsea installation at the Johan Sverdrup field, marking the kick-off of the Johan Sverdrup offshore work.
Statoil Petroleum, operator of production license 193 D, has completed drilling operations on wildcat well 34/11-6 S, in 133 m of water 160 km northwest of Bergen, North Sea.
Pantheon confirms that the VOBM#2 H sidetrack well, Polk County, onshore East Texas, has been drilled to a total measured depth of about 16,450 ft and will now be completed ahead of testing.
Halliburton announced today that two of its RapidStart Initiator CT (casing test) sleeves opened after 32 months downhole. Thirty-two months is an industry record for the successful operation of a toe sleeve.
Isolation Technologies, a designer and manufacturer of zonal isolation equipment, has developed the IsoTech Combo Tool to improve slurry placement with a single tool.
Baker Hughes and Schlumberger will be awarded contracts for integrated drilling and well services on the Cat J rigs Askepott and Askeladden. The rigs will perform work at Oseberg and Gullfaks.
Using improved methods and the latest composite frac plug technology, operators can reduce running time, enhance reliability, and achieve efficient drill-outs without short trips.
Recognizing that fracturing operations often influence the production of parent wells, STEP Energy Services (STEP) recently collaborated with a Montney producer to reduce offset well communication by using its far-field diverter technology, STEP-PLEX.
Gazprom Neft subsidiary Gazpromneft Orenburg, has discovered a new field in the Sorochinsky district of Orenburg Oblast. Reservoir engineers have estimated the new discovery, called Novosamarskoye field, has oil-in-place reserves of more than eight million tonnes. This is the first discovery in the area under investigation, which company specialists believe contains a series of smaller deposits.
HOUSTON -- W&T Offshore announced that its Ship Shoal 359 A-18 well has logged 149 ft of net oil pay in five zones and extended the size and depth of the Mahogany field. The SS 349 A-18 well was drilled on the western side of the Mahogany field to extend the productive limit of the 'T' sand, which was discovered in mid-2013 by the A-14 well.
GEODynamics acquired Paradigm GeoKey’s Aberdeen, Scotland-based perforating business unit on Jan. 1, 2017. As a result of the transaction, GEODynamics has established a UK operating company. Chris Chalker, former managing director of Paradigm GeoKey, has joined the GEODynamics team as vice president, Eastern Hemisphere and will be based in Aberdeen to manage and grow GEODynamics’ business throughout the region.
AccessESP has showcased its rigless ESP conveyance system in the industry’s first pump swap for an operator on Alaska's North Slope.
Packers Plus Energy Services launched its PrimeSET liner hanger system. Innovative anti-preset features ensure reliability and performance, resulting in time and cost savings for operators.
geoLOGIC systems, a portfolio company of BV Investment Partners, has announced that it has purchased Canadian Discovery Ltd.’s (CDL) Well Completions & Frac Database and related products, including its Direct Data Access add-on module and the Drilling Database.
STAVANGER, Norway -- Emerson Automation Solutions has launched the Roxar application programming interface (API), its extensibility solution for reservoir modeling and, in particular, for its software Roxar RMS. The Roxar API helps operators customize their workflows to achieve specific goals; improves data management capabilities with greater interoperability and flexibility; preserves vital reservoir information across multiple-stage workflows; and enables users to analyze and visualize their models in different and innovative ways for improved reservoir interpretation and increased recovery.
Wavefront Technology Solutions Inc. is pleased to announce that the first two wells of a seven well Powerwave stimulation program have been completed in Bahrain.
Packers Plus Energy Services worked with an operator in Egypt to complete a 6-stage StackFRAC system using the drillable closeable (DC) FracPORT sleeve in a short timeframe.