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Shearwater

Shearwater awarded Norwegian Sea OBS 4D survey by Aker BP

Posted: February 22, 2021 at 1:08 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Shearwater GeoServices Holding AS (“Shearwater”) is pleased to announce the award of an ocean bottom seismic (OBS) 4D survey by Aker BP at the Ivar Aasen field in the Norwegian North Sea. “This is a welcome return to the Ivar Aasen field for Aker BP with Qseabed,” said Irene Waage Basili, the CEO of Shearwater […]

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Shearwater OBN

Shearwater GeoServices awarded landmark Petrobras 3D OBN surveys

Posted: February 18, 2021 at 12:13 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Shearwater GeoServices Holding AS (“Shearwater”) announced the award of a substantial contract for deepwater Ocean Bottom Node seismic acquisition for the Tupi and Iracema projects in the Santos Basin offshore Brazil. This will be the largest OBN seismic survey in Brazil, at the Tupi field, considered Brazil’s first super-giant oil field and is a base […]

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Red Sea

Shell Egypt signs exploration agreement for offshore Red Sea Block 4

Posted: January 21, 2021 at 2:44 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Engineer Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, signed a new agreement with Shell Egypt to exploration for oil and gas in concession area (4), in the deep waters of the Red Sea, affiliated to Ganoub El Wadi Petroleum Holding Company (Ganope) with an estimated area of 3084 square kilometers. The share of […]

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North Thekah

Edison successfully completes Ameeq 1-X exploration well offshore Egypt

Posted: June 2, 2020 at 8:51 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Edison Exploration & Production announces successful completion of Ameeq 1-x exploration well in the Eastern Mediterranean waters of Egypt. The well, located in the North Thekka Concession in which Edison Exploration & Production holds 100% operators rights, was drilled by Maersk Discoverer semi-sub in water depth of 985 meters, reaching the final TD of 5670.5m […]

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Mozambique LNG

Petrojet to manufacture deepwater equipment for Mozambique’s LNG project

Posted: May 21, 2020 at 3:57 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Petrojet’s instrumentation will be installed by Baker Hughes in the Indian Ocean’s deepwater, around 40 kilometres off Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado. Egypt’s Petrojet has been tasked with manufacturing and supplying deepwater equipment for Mozambique’s mega liquefied natural gas (LNG) project, the petroleum ministry announced on Friday. According to the petroleum ministry, Petrojet was tasked by US-based […]

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PSW

PSW mobilizes capping stack for Edison’s Ameeq-1X deepwater well offshore Egypt

Posted: May 13, 2020 at 5:00 pm   /   Oil & Gas

PSW Group’s capping stack division has completed its first international operation, for a deepwater well offshore Egypt. Edison’s E&P Ameeq-1X was the company’s first well on its North Thekah concession, 130 km (81 mi) offshore from the Nile Delta. PSW, working with Edison’s emergency response team, prepared logistics and response plans to mobilize and deploy […]

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Transocean-Discoverer-India

Burullus Gas Company cancels Egypt drillship contract with Transocean

Posted: April 17, 2020 at 8:31 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Transocean says Shell-led consortium to pay early termination fee for drillship deal, but sees other contracts extended: Transocean said that Burullus Gas Company has opted to terminate a rig contract for the drillship Discover India that was to be used off Egypt. Offshore drilling contractor Transocean has received a contract termination for a drillship operating […]

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Shell Rashid Burullus

Production at Shell’s Burullus, Rashid gas fields rises up to 440 mmcf/d

Posted: December 15, 2019 at 1:13 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The production of Dutch Shell’s Burullus and Rashid gas fields in the deep waters of the Mediterranean Sea increased to 440m cubic feet per day (scf/day), compared to 300m scf/day in the first quarter of this fiscal year 2019/20. A source in the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS) said that linking 80m scf/day from […]

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Tungsten Explorer

ADVantage to drill deepwater Nigma prospect offshore Egypt

Posted: October 14, 2019 at 4:30 pm   /   Oil & Gas

ADES International Holding has won an order to drill its second deepwater well in the Egyptian sector of the Mediterranean Sea. ADVantage, the joint venture between ADES and Vantage Drilling International, will drill the Nigma-1 well for an unnamed IOC, using the drillship Tungsten Explorer. The program is set to last 73 days. The contract […]

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Vantage

ADES International wins its second deepwater drilling contract in Egypt

Posted: October 11, 2019 at 2:29 pm   /   Oil & Gas

ADES International Holding has secured a deep-water drilling contract in the Egyptian Mediterranean area. ADES confirmed the contract award on Friday with an unnamed “top tier international oil company”. Award to be sub-contracted out to company’s joint venture with Vantage Drilling. The company said it would provide the work via Vantage Drilling’s Tungsten Explorer. The […]

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