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AccessESP to present paper at ADIPEC

AccessESP has confirmed the company’s participation at The Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition & Conference (ADIPEC) 2017.


Xanadu-1 well drilling update

Norwest Energy has announced the current operations on the Xanadu-1 conventional oil exploration well include preparing to pick up the 216 mm drilling assembly prior to drilling ahead.


Børselv prospect well spudded

Lundin Petroleum AB has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS has commenced drilling of exploration well 7220/6-3 on the Børselv prospect in PL609 on the Loppa High in the southern Barents Sea.


Drilling tests confirms efficacy boost

During a series of shale drilling tests, FuchsRohr Alu Drill has shown improved durability and reliability, demonstrating an improved ROP in sliding mode of up to 30% (versus standard steel pipe) through more efficient weight-to-bit transfer.


Opuama-7 drilling to commence

Following mobilisation of the rig, drilling at Opuama-7 is expected to commence by around mid-September and is forecast to begin production in October.