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Halliburton Gives Major Operator Real-Time Automated Control of Fracture Placement
United States >> 3/30/2021 - Halliburton Company successfully delivered real-time control of fracture placement while pumping on a multi-well pad using the SmartFleet™ intelligent fracturing system in the Permian Basin. An indus...
Aker BP Receives Consent for Use of Island Constructor & Island Wellserver
Norway >> 3/30/2021 - The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has given Aker BP consent to use the two mobile drilling facilities Island Constructor and Island Wellserver for light well intervention on the three fields...
ASCO Wins INEOS Oil & Gas Contract in Norway
Norway >> 3/24/2021 - ASCO Norge AS has been awarded the contract as the preferred base supplier for INEOS Oil & Gas Norway’s first drilling operation on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.

ASCO Norge AS will be re...
Successful Completion of RMR® Operations for Sabah Shell’s Malikai Phase 2 Project
Malaysia >> 3/10/2021 - ENHANCED DRILLING has successfully completed a top-hole batch RMR® drilling campaign for five wells for Sabah Shell Petroleum Company’s Malikai Phase 2 Project. This was the third time the RMR system ...
Quarterback Secures 1Y Extension of Petronas Contract for Well Integrity Services
Malaysia >> 3/3/2021 - Quarterback Services Sdn Bhd, the local agent of Archer Well Company (M) Sdn Bhd (Archer) has secured a one-year extension with PETRONAS Carigali Sdn Bhd (PETRONAS Carigali), a subsidiary of PETRONAS...
U.S. Well Services & EQT Finalize Electric Fracturing Contracts
United States >> 1/13/2021 - U.S. Well Services, Inc. has executed two contracts to expand its electric fracturing services for EQT Corporation. Under the terms of the agreements, U.S. Well Services extended its existing contract...
OCTIO Awarded Contract for Drillwatch Service
Norway >> 1/8/2021 - OCTIO Gravitude has been awarded a contract by Lundin Energy Norway for deploying OCTIO DrillWatch service at the upcoming exploration well 16/4-12 Merckx in the Production License 981. DrillWatch has...
Lukoil Develops Its Own Completion System for Horizontal Wells
Russia >> 1/6/2021 - LUKOIL has become the first company in Russia to successfully develop and implement own completion system for horizontal wells. The high technological reliability of the new import substituting equipm...
Wintershall Exercises Options on Brage Platform
Norway >> 12/18/2020 - Reference is made to the announcement of 13 December 2016 whereby Wintershall Dea Norge AS (“Wintershall Dea”) awarded Odfjell Drilling a 4+2+2 year platform drilling services contract on the Brage pl...
Go Marine Vessel to Support Santos Drilling Campaign
Australia >> 12/9/2020 - Australian marine services provider Go Marine has been awarded a contract by compatriot Santos for the provision of an anchor handler in support of drilling campaign offshore Australia. ...
APT to Develop Artificial Intelligence Solution to Support Offshore Drilling Efforts
Norway >> 11/30/2020 - Norwegian oil services company Applied Petroleum Technology (APT) has received research funding to develop an artificial intelligence (AI) solution that can dramatically change how oil companies utili...
NexTier & NOV Announce Agreement to Partner on Field Test
United States >> 11/18/2020 - NexTier Oilfield Solutions Inc. and National Oilwell Varco, Inc. announced that the two companies recently entered into an agreement to collaboratively field test NOV’s electric fracturing system know...
Strike Energy Provides West Erregulla Update
Australia >> 11/16/2020 - Strike Energy Limited provides an update on behalf of the EP469 Joint Venture.

Current Operations
Since the last update, Strike carried ou...
Plexus Signs License Deal with Cameron
United Kingdom >> 11/10/2020 - Plexus Holdings PLC, the AIM quoted oil and gas engineering services business and owner of the proprietary POS-GRIP® friction-grip method of wellhead engineering, is pleased to announce that the Compa...
Schlumberger Launches Definitive Dynamic Survey-While-Drilling Service
United Kingdom >> 10/28/2020 - Schlumberger introduced the TruLink* definitive dynamic survey-while-drilling service. The new service helps operators to enhance end-to-end well construction operations and reduce overall drilling co...
Fraser Continues Growth Following New Well Operatorship Contract
United Kingdom >> 10/7/2020 - Bridge Petroleum Limited, a UK-based independent oil and gas development and production company, has appointed well engineering and project management specialist Fraser Well Management (FWM) to operat...
MOL Norge & Innovasjon Norge Engage in Further Development of OCTIO Technology
Norway >> 10/6/2020 - MOL Norge has decided to deploy OCTIO DrillWatch technology for the upcoming exploration well 2/9-6 S in the PL617 block. DrillWatch has the potential to improve operational efficiency and safety for ...
vSM Installs, Commissions 2nd Metal Additive Manufacturing machine
United States >> 9/24/2020 - vSM are supporting their customers build the next generation of downhole components for both drilling and completions. With the addition of the new equipment, vSM have the ability to print parts in a ...
Woodside to use EC-Drill® Controlled Mud Level for Senegal project
Senegal >> 9/21/2020 - AUSTRALIA’S largest independent oil and gas company, Woodside, has signed a contract to prepare their drill ships for the EC-Drill® system (pictured) from Norwegian offshore solutions provider, Enhanc...
Innovative Drilling Technique Promises New Possibilities for Extracting Geothermal Heat
Netherlands/Holland >> 7/9/2020 - In the RESULT (Enhancing REServoirs in Urban deveLopment) project, TNO – together with ENGIE, Huisman Geo and EBN – will be investigating whether an innovative drilling technique can make the producti...

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