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And so it begins: Schools close in Paris as Sahara heat moves in

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Countries across Europe are taking extraordinary measures as a heatwave bringing record-breaking June temperatures takes hold. Met Office forecaster Matthew Box said an “enormous reservoir” of hot air from the Sahara has engulfed the continent, which is expected to bring temperatures surpassing 40C (104F) to some areas in the coming days. These could topple June Read More

International Petroleum Corporation announces commencement of drilling program in Malaysia

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TORONTO, June 25, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — International Petroleum Corporation (IPC) (TSX, Nasdaq Stockholm: IPCO) is pleased to announce that it has commenced drilling of the first well in a planned multi-well drilling program on Block PM307, located offshore Peninsular Malaysia. IPC is the operator of Block PM307 and holds a 75% working interest, with Read More

Water shortage could cut India’s food exports, minister warns

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) – A water shortage could cut food exports from India, which has emerged as a leading supplier of a number of food products to the world, the water resources minister warned on Monday. FILE PHOTO: A man walks through the dried-up Puzhal reservoir, on the outskirts in Chennai, India, June 20, 2019. Read More

PGS ASA: Implementation of 2019 Employee Long-term Incentive Plan

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June 21, 2019: Oslo, Norway, PGS (or “the Company”) announces that the 2019 long term incentive plan, as approved by the Annual General Meeting on April 24, 2019, has now been implemented by allocating 2 249 300 Performance based Restricted Stock Units (“PRSUs”). The awards are based on amongst other considerations the position in the Read More

New OBM well treatments increase production, water injectivity offshore Middle East

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6/21/2019 GUILDFORD, England — Cleansorb, a provider of patented chemical well treatments that enhance hydrocarbon production for the international oil and gas industry, has announced that following a series of successful ORCA for OBM treatments on offshore oil production wells and a water injection well drilled with OBM, increased production and water injectivity have been Read More

In warming West, Rio Grande roars back to life, for now

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TAOS, N.M. (Reuters) – After years of drought, no one in Rio Grande County, Colorado, can remember the last time their namesake river was closed to the public because it was running too high. High water on the Rio Grande river close to flowing over local bridge nicknamed Òdecapitation bridge.Ó south of Pilar, New Mexico, Read More

Aker BP successfully carries out North Sea decommissioning using cutting edge technology

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6/20/2019 HOUSTON — Aker BP selected Optime Subsea as a provider of well access system and -services on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). Optime Subsea’s system, Subsea Controls and Intervention Light System (SCILS), have now successfully completed a two well Plug & Abandonment campaign on Jette field, saving rig time, personnel and equipment. SCILS on Read More

Transneft reports new Druzhba oil pipeline contamination discovery

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Moscow — Russian pipeline operator Transneft has said that deliveries of crude to Poland via the Druzhba pipeline were temporarily halted on Wednesday evening, when excess levels of organic chlorides were detected. Not registered? Receive daily email alerts, subscriber notes & personalize your experience. Register Now The halt comes after a similar contamination caused Poland Read More

PGS and TGS Announce Jeanne d’Arc HD3D in Offshore East Canada

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June 19, 2019: Oslo, Norway, PGS and TGS announce the Jeanne d’Arc High Density 3D (“HD3D”) MultiClient project in Offshore Newfoundland, East Canada. The project will cover approximately 5,000 square kilometers and encompasses multiple exploration licenses, significant discovery licenses and sections of the open acreage included in the November 2019 bid round. The Ramform Atlas Read More

Oil discoveries at Jorvik and Tellus East exploration wells 

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Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway) has made two oil discoveries in exploration wells 16/1-31 S (Jorvik) and 16/1-31 A (Tellus East) on the eastern edge of the Edvard Grieg field in PL338 on the Utsira High. Highlights Oil and gas discoveries Read More