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Antrim announces development approval of the Cormorant East field in North Sea

by Forex Rooton November 23, 2012 1:04 am BST
Antrim announces development approval of the Cormorant East field in North SeaAntrim announced that a field development plan has been approved for the Cormorant East Field in North Sea Block 211/22a Contender Area , Antrim interest 8.4%. As previously announced , Antrim and partners successfully drilled well 211/21-N94 the "Contender Well" and penetrated

Lundin nod for new Sverdrup appraisal

by on November 22, 2012 4:44 pm BST
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

Workers still quarantined in Heather Alpha virus alert

by on November 22, 2012 2:34 pm BST
Five workers remain in quarantine on EnQuest’s Heather Alpha platform in the UK North Sea, with three of them suspected of having contracted the norovirus, better known as the winter vomiting bug, platform operator Petrofac has said.A spokesman for the UK services company told Upstream that two of the

Suspected virus outbreak on Heather Alpha

by on November 21, 2012 4:45 pm BST
EnQuest’s Heather Alpha platform in the UK North Sea has launched a down-man of the platform after a suspected outbreak of the norovirus, better known as the winter vomiting bug, platform operator Petrofac has confirmed.Three workers have been quarantined and placed in isolation on the platform 100 miles northeast