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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

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North Sea – Hope for Declining Production?

. Following Moscow’s intervention in Ukraine and the resulting strained diplomatic ties with the West, it remains to be seen if North Sea production can rally to support any drop in gas flow from Russia.   With many IOCs planning investment into UK offshore fields through enhanced oil recovery (EOR), deeper water plays and downstream infrastructure upgrades, our Development Drilling & Production Forecast predicts that production will rally slightly to around 1.75 million b/d by 2017, requiring a maintaining of the recent 6% jump in well completions. The necessary high levels of

Pictured left to right are Simon Brebner, chief executive  of Peterhead Port Authority; Linda Hope, center manager for the Scottish Maritime Academy; Frazer Smart; and John Forman harbor master, Peterhead Port Authority. (Photo: Sentinel Marine)

Young Seaman Sets Sail on Journey to Career with Sentinel Marine

than refit existing vessels, have ensured their ships are kitted out with the latest technologies and crew facilities.Unlike other ERRVs, the vessels can take on a wide variety of other roles in addition to the primary function of protecting the lives of offshore workers, including cargo storage, oil recovery and rescue towing.Sentinel Marine senior crewing officer Natalie Fitzpatrick says that Smart has a bright future ahead with the firm and has already had an excellent appraisal with very positive feedback following his first trip to sea.Sentinel Marine is headquartered in Aberdeen, with a second

Mariner Sentinel (Photo: Sentinel Marine)

Sentinel Takes Delivery of New Rescue Vessel

efficient.   “Safety is key when working in a hazardous environment, and we are continuously looking for innovative ways in which to provide emergency and rescue support to our clients. Multi-role vessels can keep operating costs low while providing a full range of services, including oil recovery, rescue towing and dynamic positioning.   “It is thought that over 30 percent of ERRVs currently operating are at least 30 years old. With vessels that are purpose-built to the highest technical standard, Sentinel Marine is better equipped to ensure that safety comes first for all

Photo: Peter Sanders and Clarke Shepherd have taken on the respective roles of technical manager and global business development director at Oil Plus.

Oil Plus Announces Senior Management Appointments

an existing strategic partner in Kuwait. This will be supported by opening a new regional laboratory over the coming months.   Sanders was previously with the Danish Technological Institute where he led a team of PhD level scientists in areas such as biocide evaluation, Microbially Enhanced Oil Recovery, Reservoir Souring and Microbially Influenced Corrosion Risk Assessment. Prior to this he was employed in Saudi Arabia by Saudi Aramco initially as a senior scientist in oilfield microbiology, before progressing through to a supervisory role covering corrosion and inorganic scaling. He began his

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Offshore O&G: Cuts, Delays in Norway as Costs Soar

stronger investment discipline." "We are afraid that this will cut some of the 165 (planned) projects to improve recovery and it might also stop the development of some of the 88 discoveries ... probably some of them will never be realized if this cost growth continues." Increased oil recovery tends to be a low margin business and relies heavily on drilling new wells, a problem as drilling costs have doubled over the past decade. With oil prices seen falling over the next two years and drilling costs staying high, spending on getting more out from fields can easily be abandoned,

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