MORGAN CITY, LOUISIANA -- New Industries, Inc. recently completed fabrication, inspection and testing of in-line valve (ILV) and sled (ILS) structures for a large diameter deepwater pipeline in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.
OSLO, Norway -- AGR has been contracted to drill exploration wells in the North Sea’s Titan area.
PERTH, Australia -- Woodside has been awarded new exploration permits offshore New Zealand, as part of the New Zealand Government's 2013 Block Offer.
THE HAGUE, The Netherlands -- Royal Dutch Shell plc has announced that the company will not move forward with the proposed 140,000 barrels per day Gulf Coast gas-to-liquids (GTL) project in Louisiana and will suspend any further work on the project.
CALGARY, Canada (Bloomberg) -- TransCanada Corp. told shippers the Gulf Coast portion of its Keystone pipeline won’t be in service before mid-January, three days after it said in a letter to regulators that it anticipated beginning service on Jan. 3.
PARIS (Bloomberg) -- Total SA, Europe’s third-biggest oil company, agreed to buy a stake in InterOil Corp.’s assets in Papua New Guinea in a deal valued at as much as $3.6 billion as part of a plan to build a liquefied natural gas project.
Bloomberg) -- Statoil ASA, Norway’s state-owned oil producer, discovered as much as 3 trillion cubic feet of gas in a fifth find off Tanzania and is confident it will add more resources as it plans as many as 12 wells through 2015.
HOUSTON (Bloomberg) -- ConocoPhillips and BP are among companies that have relocated offshore oil workers to the mainland as production is crimped by a storm that is sweeping across the North Atlantic and North Sea.
ATYRAU (Bloomberg) -- Kazakhstan’s largest oilfield won’t resume production before early next year after partners in the Kashagan project inspect 180 km of pipelines. A full inspection of both oil and gas pipelines, each about 90 km long, will be done using a probe known as an intelligent pig before starting the field, North Caspian Operating Company, the field’s operator, said by e-mail.
HOUSTON -- VAM USA, manufacturer of the VAM premium connection, announced that it is opening a new field service office in Pittsburgh, Penn.
STAVANGER, Norway – Statoil has appointed Sigve Nylund as executive vice president for Development and Production Norway.
STAVANGER, Norway -- Statoil has obtained 100% equity share in an exploration permit in the Reinga-Northland Offshore Release Area in the New Zealand Block Offer 2013.
ODIHAM, United Kingdom (Bloomberg) -- Egdon Resources Plc, a UK shale explorer, has agreed to evaluate the potential of energy resources in Scottish Power Ltd.’s licenses in northern England.
OSLO, Norway (Bloomberg) -- Oil and gas companies operating in Norway, western Europe’s largest producer, raised estimates for spending next year by 4 percent, driven by higher investments in the development of new fields and rising costs.
JAKARTA, Indonesia (Bloomberg) -- Indonesia, once the world’s biggest seller of liquefied natural gas, signed its first import deal in a 20-year contract to take shipments from Cheniere Energy Inc.’s proposed Corpus Christi project in Texas.
HOUSTON -- Noble Energy has announced discoveries at the Dantzler exploration well in deepwater Gulf of Mexico and at the Tamar Southwest exploration well, offshore Israel.
STAVANGER -- The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway a drilling permit for well 16/1-18, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska -- SpotterRF has announced the integration of its Compact Surveillance Radar (CSR) by NMS Security in Alaskan oil fields. NMS Security selected SpotterRF radar to provide situational awareness to oilfield crews working in settings, where crews and equipment are vulnerable.
HOUSTON -- Oil production in Texas has hit its highest monthly rate on record, more than doubling in less than three years, according new federal data.
BAKERSFIELD, Calif. -- Reservoir Management Services, a developer of oil and gas well optimization technology, has introduced the world's first surface-mounted fluid level monitor that can maximize well productivity and protect pump equipment in real time.