Minister of petroleum and energy Tord Lien opened today Statoil’s new research centre for improved oil recovery (IOR) at Rotvoll in Trondheim, mid-Norway.
Claxton Engineering Services Ltd, an Acteon company, has launched the latest version for its ATEX and safe-area crane boom cameras. The new system will improve operational safety through substantial upgrades in camera performance and its user interface.
AGR has developed several Multi Client studies on the Norwegian Continental Shelf that help the small and medium-sized E&P companies but also majors identify exploration prospects in a cost-efficient method, the company reported in a news release.
Hardbanding has been proven to decrease drilling costs and downtime while increasing profitability and productivity. But if the finished hardband tool joint is allowed to cool too fast, it can seriously damage the structural integrity of the drill pipe or string.
Salym Petroleum Development N.V. (Salym Petroleum), Gazprom Neft’s and Shell’s joint venture (50/50), continues optimizing a chemical flooding technology based on a three-component mixture of anionic SAA, sodium, and polymer (ASP).
ERIELL Group completed drilling of 4 directional wells of 3,532 – 3,880 meters in depth at Titas field in the Republic of Bangladesh under the contract with Gazprom International.
The wells were constructed using the drilling rig ZJ-70 LDВ-450.
Installing new loading buoys is one of several projects intended to extend Gullfaks’ life towards 2040. 2.55 billion barrels of oil from the Gullfaks field have passed through the existing loading buoys since first oil, Statoil said on June 4.
Salym Petroleum Development N.V. (SPD) and ООО “Stroytransgaz-M” (STGM) signed a contract for construction of ASP* mixing unit at the West Salym oil field in Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Okrug – Yugra.
Work will continue this summer and autumn on installing a seismic streamer on Snorre, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on May 30 . A dedicated system with a seismic streamer will also be installed on Grane.
Gazprom Neft has been Russia’s first oil and gas company to complete a pilot project in seismic research based on new technologies that allow preserving forests.