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Eni gets nod to drill Barents Sea well using Scarabeo 8 rig

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Norway’s offshore safety agency, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has given Eni Norge a consent to drill an exploration well in the Barents Sea using the Scarabeo 8 drilling rig. According to the PSA’s statement on Wednesday, the Norwegian entity of Italian oil major Eni, Eni Norge, applied for consent…

Eni needs more room on Goliat

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Eni Norge, a Norwegian subsidiary of the Italian oil company Eni, has been given consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to use the Floatel Endurance accommodation rig on the Goliat field in the Barents Sea. Due to the extra work on the Goliat field, Eni requires more…

Weatherford names Halliburton man a new COO

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Weatherford International, an oil and gas services company, has appointed a new executive vice president and chief operating officer (COO). The oilfield services company said on Monday that Karl Blanchard was named as the new COO, to oversee all regions and product line operations like quality, health, safety, security, environment,…

Norwegian authorities arrest Greenpeace activists at Statoil’s Arctic well

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Norwegian authorities have stopped a protest by Greenpeace against Statoil’s drilling activities in the Barents Sea offshore Norway, seizing the organization’s ship and arresting 35 activists and crew on board. Greenpeace activists on Thursday entered a 500-meter safety exclusion zone of Statoil’s drilling rig Songa Enabler in the…

PSA authorizes wells on Valemon, Gina Krog

Rate this article Statoil has permission from the Petroleum Safety Authority to drill two production wells on the Valemon field and an exploration well on the Gina Krog field. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore RSS Feed

ConocoPhillips gets consent to begin Ekofisk platform removals

Rate this article By _Offshore_Energy_Today_ Norwegian offshore safety body, the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA), has given ConocoPhillips consent to prepare and begin the removal of minor structures from the Ekofisk field in the North Sea. The PSA said on Thursday that the consent also includes the installation of a temporary crane on Ekofisk 2/4 field…

Statoil gains nod to use Maersk jack-up for Gina Krog well

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. Norwegian oil company Statoil has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to drill an exploration well on the Gina Krog field in the North Sea with the Maersk Integrator jack-up rig. Gina Krog is an oil and gas field located 250 kilometers west of Stavanger and…

Statoil cleared to use West Elara rig for Valemon drilling

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today Norwegian oil company Statoil has received a consent to use the West Elara drilling rig for drilling and completing on the Valemon field, offshore Norway. According to the Petroleum Safety Authority that has given the consent, Statoil will use the West Elara jack-up drilling rig to drill and…

OMV gains permit for Wisting appraisal well

Rate this article By Offshore Energy Today.. The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted OMV a drilling permit for an appraisal well on the Wisting discovery in the Barents Sea, offshore Norway. The well 7324/8-3 will be drilled from the Island Innovator semi-submersible drilling rig for the use of which the oil company gained consent…