Post Archive by Day: October 5, 2018

Company to Fracture First UK Horizontal Shale Wells

05 October 2018 Topics: Hydraulic fracturing Onshore Tight gas/shale gas/coalbed methane The Preston New Road site in Lancashire, England, where hydraulic fracturing will access gas from the Lower and Upper Bowland Shale. Source: Cuadrilla Resources. hydraulic fracturing UK shale shale gas Cuadrilla Resources Privately held Cuadrilla Resources is set to hydraulically facture the UK’s first two horizontal shale wells. Fracturing

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Aker Solutions lands contracts in Angola and Brazil

05 October, 2018 Norwegian oilfield services firm Aker Solutions has announced a five-year deal with BP in Angola and a contract with Petrobras in Brazil. The BP contract will see the Aker Solutions supply brownfield modifications, maintenance and operations support for the Greater Plutonio and PSVM fields offshore Angola. Meanwhile Petrobras has awarded Aker Solutions a contract to provide maintenance

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Letter of award for power cables for Johan Sverdrup phase 2

October 5, 2018 08:33 CEST The cable-laying vessel NKT Victoria at the Johan Sverdrup converter station at Haugsneset near Kårstø. (Photo: Øyvind Gravås – Woldcam / Statoil) Equinor and the Johan Sverdrup partnership submit a letter of award to NKT for fabrication and installation of two high-voltage cables supplying power from shore for the second phase of the Johan Sverdrup

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Tatneft to resume Libya operations

05 October 2018 National Oil Corporation (NOC) chairman Eng. Mustafa Sanalla met Mr Rustam Khalimov, The first Deputy General Director of Russian oil company Tatneft on October 4, 2018, on the sidelines of the Russian Energy Week conference. The companies discussed areas of mutual co-operation, in addition to Tatneft’s forthcoming resumption of its 2007 exploration and production sharing agreement (EPSA). First The Deputy 

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Aker Solutions Wins Subsea Order for Libra’s Mero Field Offshore Brazil

October 5, 2018 Aker Solutions has signed a contract with Petrobras to provide a subsea production system and related services for the Mero 1 project within the Mero field development, one of the largest oil discoveries in Brazil’s pre-salt area.   The subsea production system will consist of 12 vertical subsea trees designed for Brazil’s pre-salt, four subsea distribution units,

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