Posts Tagged ‘eastern’

Nigeria LNG lifts force majeure

by on November 16, 2012 9:10 am BST
The measure had been in place since 4 October but was lifted last week, a Nigeria-based spokesperson for Shell, which has a 25.6% stake in Nigeria LNG, told Reuters.Force majeures remain in place on Forcados and Bonny Light crude oil streams, however, the news wire continued.Shell said in

Kinetiko cheers Volksrust CBM potential

by on November 14, 2012 3:14 am BST
The coalbed methane (CBM) explorer announced on Wednesday that drilling on the Volksrust licence (the southern and largest of the two blocks making up the Amersfoort project) yielded about three metres of coal from hole KV-05 – the strongest initial core sample to date at the licence.Kinetiko said this

Helix 534 gets first booking

by on November 12, 2012 11:29 pm BST
The Houston-based service specialist did not elaborate on the customer or contract details, but said the unit would be scheduled to start work late in the second quarter of 2013. Purchased for conversion from Transocean in August, the Helix 534 has Gulf of Mexico work lined up through 2016.Helix's Skandi Constructor

Disbelief as Buzzard oilfield shuts, again

by on November 12, 2012 7:32 pm BST
Nexen, the Canadian-based operator of the 200,000 barrel per day North Sea field, said it suffered a power outage on Sunday but had returned to service on Monday, Reuters reported."We're back on line right now and oil exports (are) expected later today," Nexen spokeswoman Patti Lewis said according