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Halliburton Awarded Contract to Total in Angola
Angola >> 8/11/2009 - Halliburton has been awarded a $140 million contract by Total to continue delivering fluid services in support of its deepwater drilling and completion activities offshore Angola. The contract calls f...
Halliburton Wins Fluid Services Contract by Petrobras
Brazil >> 7/21/2009 - Halliburton has been awarded a $190 million contract by Petrobras to provide drilling fluid, completion fluid and drilling waste management services in the offshore markets of Brazil. The award includ...
Halliburton Awarded Fluids Contract Extension
Norway >> 7/15/2009 - Halliburton has been awarded a two-year contract extension by StatoilHydro to provide fluids systems for multiple fields, currently including cementing services for 20 rigs and drilling and completion...
Vanco and Lukoil Secure Drilling Unit for Ghana Deepwater Drilling
Ghana >> 8/26/2008 - Vanco Ghana Ltd, together with partner Lukoil Overseas Ghana Ltd, completed contractual arrangements for the Aban Abraham drillship to drill the Dzata-1 well, which will be the first exploration test ...
Drilling equipment contract to Aker Kvaerner
South Korea >> 2/1/2008 - Aker Kvaerner has been awarded a drilling equipment contract by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd (DSME) in Korea for an ultradeep drillship. The total contract value for Aker Kvaerner ...
Oilex Commences Drilling Program in Oman
Oman >> 1/2/2008 - Oilex Ltd advised that the Sarha-1 exploration well was spudded on 31 December 2007. The well is the first of three exploration wells which will be drilled in a continuous sequence by Oilex in the Blo...
Emerald Energy Provides Khurbet East No.3 Well Update, Block 26, Syria
Syria >> 11/20/2007 - Emerald Energy Plc provided update on activities in Block 26, Syria. The drilling of the Khurbet East No.3 well has commenced using the MB-3 rig. Khurbet East No.3 is located approximately 0.9 kilome...
Aker Kvaerner awarded important drilling equipment contracts
South Korea >> 11/9/2007 - Aker Kvaerner has been awarded two drilling equipment contracts by Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. Ltd (DSME) in Korea; one for a single drillship, the other one for a semi rig. The total...
Drilling riser contracts to Aker Kvaerner
Malaysia >> 10/29/2007 - Aker Kvaerner has signed contracts for the delivery of two complete drilling riser systems and associated equipment. The two customers are undisclosed. Total contract value is NOK 300 million.The two ...
Groundstar Resources Limited Provides Update Of Egyptian Activities
Egypt >> 9/12/2007 - West Esh El Mallala (WEEM) Block (1,328 sq. km.; 20% Working Interest)
The operator of the block, Aminex Egypt, has advised Groundstar that a brand new drilling rig is available to drill tw...
Statoil Announces Second Hassi Mouina Well Completed
Algeria >> 6/21/2007 - Operator Statoil and partner Sonatrach have completed and tested exploration well number two in the Hassi Mouina licence, in the Sahara Desert in Algeria.

The partners have proven and tested ga...
Emerald Provides Khurbet East No.1 Drilling Update, Syria
Syria >> 3/28/2007 - Emerald Energy Plc provided the following update on activities in Block 26, Syria. The Khurbet East No.1 exploration well is drilling ahead at a depth 2,450 metres. The Khurbet East prospect is a faul...
Granby Commences Drilling on Guinea Prospect
Guinea >> 2/26/2007 - Granby oil and gas announced that drilling operations commenced on the Guinea prospect on block 15/13b on 24 February 2007. The well is targeting a Palaeocene prospect in the Balmoral sandstone with s...
Arsenal Initiates Egyptian Drilling Program
Egypt >> 2/22/2007 - Arsenal Energy Inc. announced that drlling operations on the 5.625 million acre Nuqra concession in Egypt are underway. The first well, the SET-1, has now spud and has a target depth of approximately ...
Altinex Completes Drilling on the Neimah-1 Well in Oman
Oman >> 2/14/2007 - EnCana International (Oman) Ltd has as operator for the EPSA on Oman Block 3&4, where Altinex Oil holds a 50 % interest, completed the drilling of the exploration well Neimah-1 located in the southern...
Eni Renew its Contract with Saipem 10000 drillship
Italy >> 7/19/2006 - Saipem has been awarded the contract with Eni for the charter of its Saipem 10000 drillship, valued in excess of USD 390 million. Eni will use Saipem 10000 to perform worldwide drilling operations fro...
Drilling equipment contract to Aker Kvaerner
Norway >> 7/18/2006 - Aker Kvaerner has signed a contract with MPF Corp Ltd. for delivery of drilling equipment to the Multi Purpose Floater (MPF) drillship. The total contract value for Aker Kvaerner is approximately NOK ...
Aker Kvaerner awarded drilling equipment contract with Neptune Marine & Drilling
Singapore >> 7/11/2006 - Aker Kvaerner has been awarded a contract with Neptune Marine & Drilling Pte Ltd in Singapore for delivery of a drilling equipment to the Neptune Explorer drillship. The total contract value for Aker ...
FirstAfrica Completes Drilling of the EOV-6 Well
Gabon >> 6/20/2006 - FirstAfrica Oil, the upstream African oil and gas company, is pleased to announce that its third development well, EOV-6, has been successfully drilled into the northwest sector of the East Orovinyare...
Aker Kvaerner Awardes Volve Drilling and Production Risers
Norway >> 2/21/2006 - Statoil has awarded Aker Kvaerner an engineering, procurement and construction contract to deliver two drilling risers and eight production risers. The contract is valued at approximately NOK 90 milli...

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