Production & processing

Weatherford

Weatherford introduced ForeSite Flow, the first-ever flow-measurement solution driven by Production 4.0 intelligence, at ADIPEC 2019. ForeSite Flow is a full-range, non-nuclear multiphase flowmeter paired with Weatherford ForeSite intelligence. Built for every production environment from heavy oil to wet gas, this technology provides precise flow measurements for any fluid mixture without separation. By removing bulky …

ExxonMobil, Idemitsu and Neptune

Equinor and partners ExxonMobil, Idemitsu and Neptune have discovered oil and gas in exploration well Echino South, 35/11-23, by the Fram field in the North Sea. Recoverable resources are estimated at 6-16 million standard cubic meters of oil equivalent, corresponding to 38-100 MMboe. “We are making one of this year’s biggest discoveries in the most …

an oil well

OKEA started its Draugen drilling campaign, using the Deepsea Nordkapp rig, in mid-October. The campaign consists of appraisal wells Infill Ø (6407/9-11) and Skumnisse (6407/9-12). The company has been live-streaming the drilling log from the operations on the semi-submersible rig since the beginning of the campaign. In an update on Tuesday, OKEA said it had …

expanding production

BASF SE is moving forward with its previously announced plan to expand production capacity of ethylene oxide (EO) and EO derivatives at subsidiary BASF Antwerpen NV’s Verbund manufacturing site in Antwerp, Belgium. BASF SE is moving forward with its previously announced plan to expand production capacity of ethylene oxide (EO) and EO derivatives at subsidiary …

U.S. Supreme court

The U.S. Supreme Court let government officials press ahead with three lawsuits that accuse more than a dozen oil and gas companies of contributing to climate change. Without comment or published dissent, the high court Tuesday refused to block a lawsuit by Baltimore while companies try to shift it from Maryland state court into federal …

Maersk Viking

COPENHAGEN – Maersk Drilling has secured a contract for the 7th generation drillship Maersk Viking which will be employed by the POSCO International Corporation, a Korean operator, for a three-well campaign offshore Myanmar. The contract is expected to commence in the end of 2019, with an estimated duration of 154 days. The value of the firm contract …