Posts Tagged ‘change’

Chevron’s Cambo-5 well a go

by on November 7, 2012 11:47 am BST
The Department of Energy and Climate Change signed off on the US supermajor’s use of an as yet unidentified drillship for the Cambo-5 probe on Block 204/5a.Chevron is the substitute operator of the licence which has Hess as the official block operator.The well is situated about 136 kilometres west

New leak delays Opsrey re-start

by on July 27, 2012 8:19 am BST
The company had identified a leak on the line between an Osprey wellhead and the manifold earlier this month which divers successfully isolated last week.However, a remotely operated vehicle, which was mobilised on Wednesday to assist in monitoring start-up operations, identified another “significantly smaller” leak on a different

Total greenlighted for Elgin top kill

by Forex Rooton May 3, 2012 5:24 pm BST
An executive with the company said last week the "top kill" procedure, during which heavy drilling mud is pumped down the well to regain control, could start as early as this week.The UK Department of Energy and Climate Change echoed prior reports that Seadrill's West Phoenix drilling rig would

Valiant books rig for Handcross drill

by Forex Rooton April 5, 2012 10:51 am BST
Valiant Petroleum said that “based on the Stena Carron's current schedule the rig slot is expected to fall within the first quarter of 2013”.The explorer added it had secured a six-month extension to its initial exploration term from the Department of Energy and Climate Change in order to