Post Archive by Day: June 12, 2018

Johan Castberg PDO approved

June 12, 2018 The plan for development and operation of the Johan Castberg field in the Barents Sea was approved by the Norwegian Parliament on Monday 11 June.  The plan will now be submitted to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy for formal approval. “This is a great day for the project and for the licence partners. After all, this

Continue reading

SNC-Lavalin signs exclusive agreement with Florexx International Investments LLC to deliver Advanced Topping Refinery in the UAE

Montreal June 12, 2018 SNC-Lavalin (TSX:SNC) has signed an exclusive agreement with Florexx International Investments LLC for the extended basic engineering and subsequent design and delivery of an Advanced Topping Refinery in the UAE. Under the exclusive agreement, SNC-Lavalin will carry out the initial basic engineering, master planning, process technology evaluation and selection to support project financial investment decision approvals,

Continue reading

Geoscience Suite Accelerates New Ventures and Exploration Workflows

June 12, 2018 Access to integrated family of tools and databases give exploration teams competitive edge The Robertson name has been synonymous with exploration-focused geological studies and data for over 50 years, providing unrivalled worldwide insight into play- and basin-scale petroleum geology. As the benefits of digitalization become apparent across the E&P industry, CGG GeoConsulting has taken the opportunity to

Continue reading

Mechanical Integrity and API 510, 570, 653 Inspectors: Are Your Assets Safe to Operate?

By Stuart Sipma | June 12, 2018 It might sound a little over-the-top to say I help confirm the safety of workers and protect the environment every day, but it’s true. Braun Intertec American Petroleum Institute (API)-certified inspectors really do uphold the safety and mechanical integrity of oil and gas facilities every day from the oil fields in North Dakota

Continue reading

Exprodat and Esri Partner for EAGE the 80th EAGE Conference

12th June 2018 Exprodat, a Getech Group company and oil & gas ArcGIS platform specialist, will once again partner with Esri Inc to share a stand for the 80th EAGE Conference & Exhibition. Known as one of the world’s largest multi-disciplinary events in geoscience and engineering, EAGE this year will take place in Copenhagen, from 11th to 14th June. The event includes a large conference

Continue reading

Old CaTS Technology Learns a New Trick

12 June 2018 Topics: Casing/cementing/zonal isolation Data and information management Intelligent fields/surveillanceReservoir description and dynamics A subsea transceiver mounted to a casing debris-cap is one of the elements required to get valuable reservoir data from an abandoned well back to engineers. Source: Expro subsea Expro North Sea Somewhere offshore Norway there is an abandoned appraisal well that is unlike any

Continue reading

Repsol and Woodside’s Ivela-1 Discovery

June 12, 2018 Repsol, along with their partner Woodside, announced that they encountered oil in the Ivela-1 exploration well in the Luna Muetse (E13) Block. The well intersected a 78 m gross oil column, with the final assessment yet to be concluded. This comes just a month after Petronas announced a significant discovery in pre-salt sands using the same rig

Continue reading

Rising Tide of Produced Water Could Pinch Permian Growth

Stephen Rassenfoss, JPT Emerging Technology Senior Editor |12 June 2018 Topics: Projects, facilities & construction Getty Images Permian pipelines water injection, trucks As oil production rises in the Permian, the even larger volumes of water from those wells is becoming a pressing problem for many operators, particularly those drilling in the wetter western half of the basin. Over time the

Continue reading

Subsea 7 awarded Penguins redevelopment contract

12 June, 2018 Oil and gas giant Shell has awarded Subsea 7 an engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract for its North Sea Penguins redevelopment project. The contract includes the fabrication of two pipeline bundles containing pipe-in-pipe production flowlines, gas lift flowlines and control systems. Subsea 7 will also manufacture a 9km 16-inch gas export pipeline, flexible riser system, dynamic

Continue reading