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Statoil production starts on Visund South field in North Sea

by Forex Rooton November 22, 2012 11:13 pm GMT
Statoil production starts on Visund South field in North SeaBy KATARINA GUSTAFSSONStatoil said that production has started on the Visund South oil and gas field in the North Sea.Visund South is the first of Statoil's fast track portfolio projects. Visund South consists of the Pan and Pandora discoveries, which

Lundin nod for new Sverdrup appraisal

by on November 22, 2012 4:44 pm GMT
Swedish explorer Lundin Petroleum has been given the go-ahead by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate to drill a further appraisal on the giant Johan Sverdrup discovery in the North Sea.The 16/3-5 will be drilled by Fred Olsen Energy-owned semi-submersible Bredford Dolphin in Lundin-operated production licence 501, making it

BP Trinidad gas discovery doubles field estimate to 2 Tcf

by on November 19, 2012 2:28 pm GMT
BP Trinidad gas discovery doubles field estimate to 2 TcfHOUSTON -- BP Trinidad & Tobago (bpTT) today announced that it has discovered an estimated 1 Tcf of gas offshore Trinidad, doubling the estimated gas in place of the Savonette gas field, to 2 Tcf.BPTT made the announcement during a meeting in London between

Statoil continues IOR efforts with first multilateral well in Brazil

by on November 14, 2012 9:47 am GMT
Statoil continues IOR efforts with first multilateral well in BrazilSTAVANGER -- Statoil has completed its first multilateral well offshore Brazil as part of the company's increased oil recovery (IOR) efforts at the Peregrino field. This is the first multilateral well in Brazil with gravel pack in both branches."Statoil has used