RETRIEVAL OF BPV AND INSTALLATION OF TWCV

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Valves are one of the major components that make up oil and gas assets. They are put in place to serve as regulators in the wellhead. Depending on the operation at hand, valves can either direct or control the flow of fluid from the reservoir. While…

TULLOW OIL FOCUSES ON WEST AFRICA

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Britain’s Tullow Oil will commit 90% of its investments in the coming years on its producing offshore oilfields in West Africa and defer exploration in order to reduce debt. Tullow has historically focused on exploration for oil, but this…

REPORT ANOMALIES

An anomaly can be defined as a deviation from the common acceptable rule or policy or safety practices. Anything outside an organization’s standard or contradicts its policies can be considered as an anomaly.Employers are responsible for…

CONTROL LINE LEAK REPAIR

Several well completion issues may occur during the course of production which may hinder a well’s ability to produce safely. A vital piece of equipment that needs to be in place is the control line. Once there is a problem with the control…

FIRST LINE WELLHEAD MAINTENANCE

The wellhead is one of the most important assets required for successful oil and gas production. For this to be achieved, regular maintenance must be carried out on the wellhead. There are different levels of maintenance that can be carried…

HALLIBURTON TO SET TARGETS TO REDUCE EMISSIONS

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Oilfield services provider Halliburton Co has, on Thursday, said it would set greenhouse gas emission reduction targets in accordance with the latest climate science outlines in order to meet the goals of the Paris Accord. The announcement…

MANAGING FATIGUE IN THE WORKPLACE

Fatigue might seem like a trivial topic but has a huge tendency of affecting the performance of personnel. Once workers are fatigued, they become unable to execute their task appropriately, and this could hinder the progress of the general…

BLOWOUT ARREST

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Blowouts are somewhat rare these days due to the use of some pressure control equipment in the industry. A blowout occurs when there is an uncontrolled release of crude oil and/or natural gas from an oil well or gas well after pressure control…

SAPURA ENERGY WINS SEVERAL E&C AND DRILLING CONTRACTS WORTH $148.4 MILLION

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Sapura Energy, an oil and gas services provider, has won several contracts worth $148.4 million. It said on Monday that the contracts were won by one of its engineering & construction (E&C) and drilling subsidiaries in Qatar. In…

ADNOC AND TOTAL DELIVER FIRST UNCONVENTIONAL GAS FROM UAE

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Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) and French energy major, Total, have delivered the first unconventional gas from the United Arab Emirates (UAE). The unconventional gas was delivered from the Ruwais Diyab Unconventional Gas Concession…