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Bayer asks trial judge to reverse $2 billion Roundup jury verdict

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(Reuters) – Bayer AG has asked a California judge to overrule a $2 billion verdict by jurors who found the company’s glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer responsible for a couple’s cancer, arguing the jury decision was not supported by evidence. Monsanto Co’s Roundup is shown for sale in Encinitas, California, U.S., June 26, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake Read More

CGG awarded contract for world’s largest OBN seismic project

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6/18/2019 PARIS — Subsurface Imaging, part of CGG’s Geoscience division, has been awarded a landmark processing contract by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). Under its terms, CGG will perform high-end time and depth imaging of massive volumes of very high-spec data from what is believed to be the world’s largest ocean-bottom node (OBN) Read More

Interview: Inpex plans ‘countermeasures’ to ensure Middle East oil shipments – CEO

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Kuruizawa, Japan — Japan’s largest upstream company Inpex, which pumps the majority of its equity crude production in the Middle East, has plans for “countermeasures” to protect its shipments should tensions in the region escalate in the wake of the recent ship attacks, President and CEO Takayuki Ueda told S&P Global Platts. Not registered? Receive Read More

Thailand’s PTTEP boosts Middle East assets with $622 mil Partex acquisition

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Singapore — Thailand’s PTT Exploration and Production Public Co Ltd has made its largest venture into the Middle East with the $622 million acquisition of Partex Holding BV from the Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation, underscoring how Southeast Asia’s national oil companies are building up an increasingly global upstream portfolio. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber Read More

CGG Awarded Multi-Year Processing Contract by ADNOC for World’s Largest OBN Seismic Project

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CGG Awarded Multi-Year Processing Contract by ADNOC for World’s Largest OBN Seismic Project Paris, France – June 18, 2019 Subsurface Imaging, part of CGG’s Geoscience division, has been awarded a landmark processing contract by the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). Under its terms, CGG will perform high-end time and depth imaging of massive volumes Read More

Equinor completes drilling of wildcat southeast of Korpfjell discovery

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6/17/2019 STAVANGER — Equinor Energy AS, operator of production license 859, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 7335/3-1. The well has been drilled about 8 km southeast of the 7435/12-1 (Korpfjell) gas discovery in the Barents Sea, and about 435 km north of Vardø. The primary exploration target for the well was to prove Read More

Equinor discovers oil and gas from exploration well Snadd Outer Outer/Black Vulture

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6/17/2019 STAVANGER — Equinor and its partners Ineos E&P and Faroe Petroleum have made an oil and gas discovery in exploration well Snadd Outer Outer/Black Vulture in production license 159B, in the Norwegian Sea. The well had two different reservoir targets; an upper drilling target containing 2-12 MMboe of gas and a lower target with Read More

Aker BP granted drilling permit for wildcat east of Frigg field

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6/17/2019 STAVANGER — The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Aker BP ASA a drilling permit for well 25/2-20, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 25/2-20 will be drilled from the Deepsea Stavanger drilling facility in position 59°52’27.05″ N and 02°27’29.23″ E after completing the drilling of wildcat well 15/6-16 S for Aker Read More

Russia builds dozens of airports while Berlin’s Brandenburg still unfinished after 13 years (PHOTOS)

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Renowned German punctuality doesn’t apply when it comes to the Berlin Brandenburg Airport. Its opening, originally scheduled for 2011, has been postponed several times and there are doubts it will finally open its doors in 2020. The German capital has been waiting for a new international airport, to be named after the late politician Willy Read More

Maersk Drilling awarded 100-day extension for Mærsk Innovator

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6/14/2019 Maersk Innovator. COPENHAGEN — Maersk Drilling has announced that CNOOC Petroleum Europe Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CNOOC Limited, has exercised a one-well option for the Mærsk Innovator jackup rig to continue drilling infill wells at the Buzzard field on the UK Continental Shelf. The option has an expected duration of approximately 100 days, Read More