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Oil and Gas Journal Drilling News

  1. The overall US rig count has declined for the third straight week and fifth time in 8 weeks, advancing what could be a partial reversal of a drilling rebound that lasted more than a year.

  2. Silver Run Acquisition Corp. II has agreed to merge with privately held Alta Mesa Holdings LP, Houston, and Kingfisher Midstream LLC, forming a company valued at $3.8 billion with operations in Oklahoma’s STACK play.

  3. KBR Inc. will perform pre-front-end engineering design (FEED) work over the next 6 months in support of BP PLC in the optimization stage of the Tortue field development.


  4. The Woodside Petroleum Ltd.-operated North West Shelf joint venture has begun production from the Persephone gas-condensate field in the Carnarvon basin off Western Australia.

  5. Occidental of Abu Dhabi Ltd. has let a contract to KBR Inc. for management of the front-end engineering and design services phase of Dalma gas field development and the surveys phase of the Hail and Ghasha Islands project in Abu Dhabi.