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  • NOCs to Slash Exploration Budgets by Over a Quarter

    National oil companies around the world will slash their exploration budgets by over a quarter on average in 2020, Wood Mackenzie estimates.
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  • PGS to Acquire 3 New Surveys in Eastern Canada

    PGS has revealed that it will acquire three new seismic surveys in Eastern Canada this year.
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  • Shearwater Bags North Sea Seismic Deal with Apache

    Shearwater GeoServices revealed Monday that Apache Corporation has awarded the company a 4D seismic survey with 3D extension over the Forties Field in the UK North Sea.
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  • Permian Rig Count Losses Stay in Double Digits

    Year on year, the US rig count is down 648 rigs from last year's 987.
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  • Neptune Claims Subsea Feat Offshore Norway

    This image, captured from a video provided by Neptune Energy, shows the company's dual drilling operation using Seadrill's West Phoenix semi-sub. IMAGE SOURCE: Neptune Energy
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  • Petrobras Makes New Discoveries

    Petrobras revealed this week that it has made two new discoveries offshore Brazil.
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  • Onshore Mexico Drilling Campaign Ends

    Simmons Edeco has successfully drilled a second series of wells on-schedule on the Panuco Field on Mexico for a major oilfield services company. PHOTO SOURCE: Simmons Edeco
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  • Neptune Completes First Egypt OBN Seismic Survey

    The survey was the first ever OBN seismic survey to be conducted in Egypt and the most detailed survey of the block since 1988.
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  • Qatar Petroleum, Total Ink Mexico Farm-In Deal

    Qatar will acquire 30 percent of Total's participating interest in select blocks in the Campeche basin.
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  • Black Stone, Aethon Team Up in Haynesville-Bossier Effort

    A minimum of four wells will be drilled in the initial program year, which starts in 3Q 2020.
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