Offshore Technology-Updates The latest content updates from the web site en-us Offshore Technology-Updates M&As this week: MeeMaken, Skeye, Palfinger Netherlands-based investment holding company, MeeMaken, has acquired Kenz Figee Group in order to expand its investment portfolio. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Noble Energy commences production at Gunflint oil field in Gulf of Mexico Noble Energy has started production at its Gunflint oil development located in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.  Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Lundin Norway starts drilling campaign in Barents Sea Lundin Petroleum’s wholly-owned subsidiary Lundin Norway has started its exploration and appraisal campaign in the Loppa High area in the southern Barents Sea. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Report: Cyprus seeks new exploration investment through third offshore licensing round Cyprus is offering blocks 6, 8 and 10 in its third offshore licensing round, which it hopes to attract more investments even as exploration budgets have been greatly slashed, according to a report from GlobalData. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT EGA Master Project Case Studies A PDF featuring projects from across the globe that chose to use EGA Master tools and services. Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:12:00 GMT Oil prices remain steady as US crude inventories decline Oil prices have remained steady after the US Energy Department reported a drawdown of crude inventories. Wed, 20 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Mexico launches auction terms for 15 offshore blocks Mexico's oil regulator CNH has revealed auction terms for 15 exploration and production blocks in the southern Gulf of Mexico, with bids planned for March next year. Wed, 20 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Vestigo Petroleum to operate and maintain Berantai offshore field Petronas has appointed its wholly owned subsidiary Vestigo Petroleum to continue operations and maintenance of the Berantai offshore field. Wed, 20 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Non-Contact Rising Stem Ball Valve Control Seal non-contact rising stem ball valves have a single-seat non-friction design that is able to operate and has proven an exceptional long-life span under extreme conditions. Wed, 20 Jul 2016 09:11:00 GMT KrisEnergy begins seismic acquisition programme in Gulf of Thailand The CGG Amadeus vessel has started a seismic acquisition programme for Singapore-based KrisEnergy in the G10/48 contract area in the Gulf of Thailand. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Cluster 2 Fields Development, Block KG-DWN-98/2, Bay of Bengal The KG-DWN-98/2 Block is located offshore Godavari Delta on the east coast of India covering an area of 7294.6km² of the Krishna-Godavari basin. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Engie spuds exploration well PL 636 Cara in North Sea Norway-based Engie E&P Norge has spudded the exploration well PL 636 Cara in the northern North Sea. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Oil prices rise as investors await US crude stocks data Oil prices have increased with investors watching for a signal from weekly crude stocks data in US on whether the oversupply was easing. Tue, 19 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT BOEM releases draft EIS for potential Cook Inlet lease sale The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has released a draft of an environmental impact statement (EIS) that analysed the possible impacts of an oil and gas lease sale in Cook Inlet, off Alaska’s south central coast. Mon, 18 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT EnQuest to sell stake in Kraken development in North Sea EnQuest has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to sell its interest in the Kraken development in the UK North Sea to Israel-based Delek Group. Mon, 18 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Oil prices drop 1% over fears of another glut Oil prices have fallen 1% after increasing stockpiles of crude and refined fuel led to fears of another glut. Mon, 18 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Brexit Slows Down Manufacturing Recovery Columbia Metals' Q2 survey of market conditions in the sector suggests that Brexit has taken the wind out of the sails of the UK's precision engineers. Mon, 18 Jul 2016 09:51:00 GMT Oil prices remain unchanged over failed military coup in Turkey Oil prices have remained unchanged after traders did not feel any impact of the failed military coup in Turkey. Sun, 17 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT Sembcorp delivers jack-up rig to UK offshore drilling contractor Noble Sembcorp Marine has delivered the jack-up rig Noble Lloyd Noble to UK-based offshore drilling contractor Noble. Sun, 17 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT OneSubsea wins contract for Woodside's $1.9bn Greater Enfield project in Australia Schlumberger company OneSubsea has secured a $300m contract for Woodside Energy's $1.9bn Greater Enfield project in offshore north-west Australia. Sun, 17 Jul 2016 23:00:00 GMT