As an essential choke point for the oil and gas sector, the Strait...
Odfjell rig selected again for Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa
Total has contracted Odfjell Drilling’s sixth-generation semisubmersible Deepsea Stavanger rig for the next phase of drilling on Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa.
The Strait of Hormuz: a long disputed chokepoint
As an essential choke point for the oil and gas sector, the Strait of Hormuz has been the site of many attacks and disputes in recent years. But why is the strait so important to the offshore oil and gas industry? Umar Ali sheds some light on this significant waterway.
Fugro and AGI sell seep data offshore east coast Canada
Fugro and Amplified Geochemical Imaging (AGI) have sold multiple licences for datasets acquired over the past two years in frontier regions offshore Newfoundland, east coast Canada.
Aker BP finds oil in Liatårnet well offshore Norway
Aker BP has discovered oil in the Liatårnet well located in the North of Alvheim and Krafla-Askja (NOAKA) area offshore Norway.
Iranian boats attempt to obstruct British oil tanker in Strait of Hormuz
Three Iranian vessels have attempted to impede the passage of the British Heritage oil tanker through the Strait of Hormuz.
UK’s OGA launches licensing round for 768 offshore blocks
The UK’s Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) is inviting applications for exploration in large areas of the North Sea and West of Shetland.
Dry Deluge Testing
Open extinguishing systems are the primary care method in case of fire, and as such their regular testing is obligatory and a bare necessity for both workers and equipment, as well as the environment.
DeRegt Outline Advantages of Early Cable Supplier Involvement
At DeRegt, we frequently see customers that have developed a successful system but do not think of the cable involved or underestimate their complexity.
EU condemns Turkey’s drilling efforts offshore Cyprus
The European Union (EU) has condemned efforts by Turkey to drill for natural gas off the Karpas peninsula, located offshore Cyprus.
Archer wins contract from OMV for modular drilling rig Archer Emerald
Archer, an oilfield service company based in Bermuda, has secured a contract from New Zealand-based OMV Taranaki for the provision of drilling services using the modular drilling rig Archer Emerald.
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