OGJ ED&P - Apr 11th, 2023
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April 11, 2023
Ovintiv expects to nearly double its Permian basin oil and condensate production through a deal to acquire certain portfolio companies of EnCap in a $4.275-billion deal.
Trillion Energy International expects to bring a new Black Sea well to long-term production with an initial production rate of about 6 MMcfd. The operator recently completed flow testing at the Guluc-2 at SASB gas field, offshore Turkey.
Trinity Exploration & Production PLC returned well ABM-15 to production in the Brighton Marine block, offshore Trinidad's west coast.
Equinor Energy AS has let contracts for the use of Transocean Encourage, mainly in the Norwegian Sea, and Transocean Enabler, for Johan Castberg field. The companies have also signed a collaboration agreement.
Aker BP ASA has been granted a drilling permit by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate for well 6405/7-2 S in Norwegian Sea production license 1005.
Kuwait Energy Egypt has spudded the ASD-3 development well in the Abu Sennan license, 7 km north of the producing Al Jahraa field in Egypt's Western Desert, partner United Oil & Gas plc said in a release Apr. 4.
Enauta Participações SA connected well 7-ATL-5H-RJS (5H) to the FPSO Petrojarl I in Atlanta field in Santos basin, Block BS-4, about 185 km southeast of Rio de Janeiro.
Shell Trinidad and Tobago Ltd. has let a front-end engineering design contract to McDermott International Inc. for the Manatee gas development project offshore Trinidad and Tobago.
Equinor Energy AS drilled a dry hole in production license (PL) 554 in the North Sea. The company will move the Transocean Spitsbergen rig to drill a development well on Vigdis field in PL 089, also in the North Sea.

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