Post Archive by Month: March,2018

Qatar Petroleum announces raising foreign and shareholder ownership limits in energy sector companies and listed subsidiaries

31 March 2018 Qatar Petroleum has announced raising the non-Qatari ownership limit in the energy sector companies and in its subsidiaries listed on the Qatar stock Exchange to 49%, and raising the shareholder ownership limits in these companies to no more than 2%. Qatar Petroleum has also asked the concerned companies to take the necessary measures and steps to implement

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Webinars : Introduction to Sigfox

30 MARCH 2018 BLOGPOST Are you involved in an IoT project and want to know more about Sigfox technology and its opportunities? We are launching series of business and technical webinars intended for students, developers, startups and incubators to develop your skills and help you to transform your project into a successful one! Make the most out of this opportunity

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Update to Global Mapper Now Available with New Coffee-Making Toolbar

03/30/2018 Update to Global Mapper Now Available with New Coffee-Making Toolbar Hallowell, Maine – April 1, 2018 – Blue Marble Geographics (bluemarblegeo.com) is pleased to announce the immediate availability of an interim update to Global Mapper. This release introduces a major new component to the software’s interface, which has been designed to ensure that the user’s attention is focused on

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Join the hacking house project

30 MARCH 2018 BLOGPOST Many companies nowadays wonder how the internet of things can actually help them optimize their business, however, they don’t always know where to start. One of their major issues is time, as projects usually go through multiple, long phases (conception, business & ROI analysis, prototyping and testing, etc.) from the moment a need or opportunity is

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INPEX to Commence Pre-FEED for Abadi LNG Project, the Masela Block, Indonesia

Public Relations Group, Corporate Communications Unit Akasaka Biz Tower, 5-3-1 Akasaka, Minato-ku, Tokyo 107-6332 JAPAN March 30, 2018 INPEX to Commence Pre-FEED for Abadi LNG Project, the Masela Block, Indonesia TOKYO, JAPAN – INPEX CORPORATION (INPEX) today announced that it is set to commence Pre-FEED work for the Abadi onshore LNG Project, the Masela Block, located in the Arafura Sea

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Expand your service offering with the Tolteq SPR resistivity LWD tool

March 30, 2018 We are excited to announce the commercial availability of our Tolteq™ symmetric propagation resistivity (SPR) tool. The Tolteq SPR tool provides logging while drilling (LWD) resistivity measurements, which are commonly required for well placement and formation evaluation applications.   The tool captures high-quality resistivity data with both phase and attenuation measurements and multiple depths of investigation while

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NOV’s completion tools featured in March/April Drilling Contractor

North American shale projects have seen a significant increase in implementation of multistage fracturing as a completion method. Though perforating the extended section of horizontal wells initially proved challenging, advances in technology and improvement in completion techniques ultimately yielded better stimulation of the entire horizontal interval. The adoption of multistage fracturing in North American shale has now led to additional

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eVolve Optimization Service INFORM tier featured in Drilling Contractor Video

Director of Drilling Optimization Service, Ricardo Borjas, recently spoke with Drilling Contractor about some of the challenges that operators face when establishing real-time optimization centers (RTOC) and how NOV is helping customers tackle these challenges with INFORM, an offering from our eVolve™ optimization service. Click here to watch the video interview and learn how NOV is partnering with a customer

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Shell expands Brazil operated footprint with new deep-water blocks

Mar 29, 2018 Shell Brasil Petroleo, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”), today won four additional deep-water exploration blocks in the Campos and Potiguar basins, bringing its total operated presence offshore Brazil to 18 blocks. In the 15th deep-water bid round organized by the Brazilian National Petroleum Agency (ANP), Shell secured one exploration block on its own, and

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Qatar Petroleum and partners win bids for 4 exploration blocks offshore Brazil

29-March-2018 ​ Qatar Petroleum has won exploration rights in 4 offshore blocks in Brazil, as part of two bidding consortia. The winning bids were announced by Brazil’s National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas, and Biofuels (ANP) at a public bidding session held today in Rio de Janeiro. Competing bids were submitted to the ANP and the winners were announced throughout

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Future US Onshore Growth Depends on a Higher Price

Stephen Rassenfoss, JPT Emerging Technology Senior Editor |29 March 2018 Topics: Onshore Marshall Adkins, director of energy research at Raymond James, delivers the keynote speech at the Coiled Tubing and Well Intervention Conference and Exhibition held in The Woodlands, Texas. productivity outlook coiled US onshore producers are expected to keep adding oil production to keep up with growing global demand,

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Sercel Delivers a 25,000-channel 508XT Land Acquisition System and 15 Nomad 65 Neo Vibrators to Algeoland

Paris, France – March 29, 2018 Sercel announced today the delivery of a 25,000-channel 508XT land seismic acquisition system and 15 Nomad 65 Neo broadband vibrators to Algeoland, Algeria’s leading private geophysical company. Algeoland will deploy the Sercel equipment to conduct a major 3D seismic survey over a 2,000-km² area of the Rhourde-Nouss desert region in north east Algeria, on

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China’s first shale gas field hits 10 bcm/year

2018-03-29 Fuling shale gas field (Photo/Song Guoliang) China’s first shale gas field Fuling has built up an annual capacity of 10 billion cubic meters, Dai Houliang, Vice Chairman & President of Sinopec Corp. said at a news conference in Hong Kong when Sinopec Corp. announced its 2017 annual results on March 26. The Fuling shale gas field, developed by Sinopec

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Production Starts Up at Timimoun Gas Field in Algeria

2018/03/29 Paris – Total announces first gas from the Timimoun field in southwestern Algeria. The production complex with a capacity of around 5 million cubic meters of natural gas per day at plateau (around 30,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d)), is jointly operated by Sonatrach (51%), Total (37.75%) and Cepsa (11.25%). “The launch of Timimoun is a new

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Operators join READ for Pulsed Neutron Insights Event

29.March.2018 READ Cased Hole has kicked off a series of Insights with READ events by hosting a successful Pulsed Neutron Logging session at the Prime Four Business Park in Aberdeen on 29th March. We will be repeating this pulsed neutron session in the coming months in central Aberdeen – look out for further details to be announced. Joining us at

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Companies, Individuals Take Honors at OTC Asia

29 March 2018 Topics: Offshore Datuk Anuar Mohd Taib of Petronas delivers the conference closing address. OTC Asia Several companies and individuals received honors at the recent Offshore Technology Conference Asia in Kuala Lumpur. The OTC Asia Spotlight on New Technology Awards recognized and showcased the latest and most advanced hardware and software technologies that are propelling the industry into

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FirstEnergy Should Stop Misleading The Public On Grid Reliability

WASHINGTON, March 29, 2018 – API called on FirstEnergy to stop misleading the public on the future of its power plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania. “FirstEnergy needs to stop misleading the public and government officials about the status of its power plants in Ohio and Pennsylvania,” said API Market Development Group Director Todd Snitchler. “FirstEnergy’s latest attempt to spread a

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Statoil awarded four blocks offshore Brazil

March 29, 2018 Statoil and partners were the high bidders for four blocks in the Campos basin in Brazil’s 15th licensing round held on 29 March. With the new licenses, Statoil strengthens its position in Brazil and increases synergies with current projects.   A consortium comprising Petrobras (30%), ExxonMobil (40%) and Statoil (30%), presented the winning bid for the C-M-657 block

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