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Schlumberger Completes Merger with Cameron

Posted: April 4, 2016 at 12:34 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Schlumberger Limited announced today it has closed its merger with Cameron International Corporation. As previously announced, each Cameron stockholder is entitled to receive 0.716 shares of Schlumberger common stock and $14.44 in cash, in exchange for each Cameron share. Schlumberger has issued approximately 138 million shares pursuant to the merger. As a result, former Cameron […]

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Video: How a drilling operation is carried out (Total)

Posted: April 1, 2016 at 2:00 pm   /   Oil & Gas

When a potential deposit has been identified, exploration drilling is carried out. A drill bit bores 2,000 to 4,000 meters or even deeper into the Earth’s subsurface. Drilling mud, core samples and logging (physical measurements) are examined to get a better picture of the deposit’s configuration. Several wells need to be drilled before deciding if […]

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Video: Saipem 10000 – Interviews

Posted: March 25, 2016 at 6:56 pm   /   Oil & Gas

These video interviews were conducted towards the end of 2015 while the Saipem 10000 was at the port of Genova for maintenance and upgrading works, prior to leaving for operations in Egypt. (Source: Saipem)

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Schlumberger Introduces Real-Time Downhole Flow Measurement Service

Posted: March 25, 2016 at 3:49 pm   /   Oil & Gas

ACTive Q service delivers fluid velocity measurements to expand coiled tubing downhole monitoring capabilities. Schlumberger introduced the ACTive Q* CT real-time downhole flow measurement service, which delivers real-time injection diagnostics and treatment evaluation in just one run in a well. “Fluid injection monitoring and placement often requires customers to reach conclusions through trial and error […]

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Halliburton introduces Spectrum Real-Time Coiled Tubing Services

Posted: March 23, 2016 at 5:13 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Halliburton’s Production Solutions business line has introduced Spectrum Real-Time Coiled Tubing Services. This suite of services is designed to deliver more accurate, more complete downhole measurements. Spectrum Real-Time Coiled Tubing Services comprises two complementary offerings: Spectrum Diagnostic Services and Spectrum Intervention Services. These services integrate Halliburton’s coiled tubing with down-hole measurement tools, fiber optic sensing […]

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Video: How a deep water well is drilled (Shell)

Posted: February 13, 2016 at 2:52 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Drilling wells is one of the most important activities in the process of finding hydrocarbon reservoirs and producing oil and gas from these reservoirs to meet our energy needs. This video by Shell explains the basics of how offshore deep water wells are drilled, including explanations and visualization of important components, processes and techniques that […]

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SacOil releases positive results of drilling program at Lagia oil field

Posted: December 15, 2015 at 8:10 pm   /   Oil & Gas

SacOil Holdings Limited, on behalf of its subsidiary, Mena International Petroleum Company Limited (“Mena”), is pleased to announce an update on the drilling of the Lagia 11, Lagia 15 and Lagia 16 wells, which forms part of the Phase 2 field development operations at its 100% owned Lagia oil field in Sinai, onshore Egypt. As […]

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SacOil commences drilling operations at Lagia oil field

Posted: November 16, 2015 at 6:42 pm   /   Oil & Gas

COMMENCEMENT OF DRILLING OPERATIONS AND PROGRESS OF STEAM INJECTION – LAGIA OIL FIELD SacOil, through its subsidiary Mena International Petroleum Company Limited (“Mena”), is pleased to announce it commenced the drilling of the Lagia 11 well on 13 November 2015, at its 100% owned Lagia oil field in Sinai, onshore Egypt.  This forms part of […]

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SacOil commences second phase of development at Lagia oil field

Posted: September 18, 2015 at 7:08 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Installation of steam facilities and the drilling of up to five additional wells – Lagia Oil Field SacOil Holdings Limited, through its subsidiary Mena International Petroleum Company Limited (“Mena”), is pleased to announce the commencement of phase 2 of the field development operations at its 100% owned Lagia oil field in Sinai, onshore Egypt. This […]

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IPR completes first horizontal well in Egypt's Western Desert

Posted: September 14, 2015 at 7:45 pm   /   Oil & Gas

After 21 days IPR TransOil Corp. (IPRTOC) has successfully drilled and completed the first horizontal well in the Northeast Alamein (NEAL) field of the Yidma/Alamein Concession in Egypt’s Western Desert, the NEAL-15H. The NEAL-15H targeted the Abu Roash “G” (ARG) Dolomite with a total measured depth of 8,100 ft, yielding a horizontal section (leg) of […]

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