BRIEF-Vexim announces another major step towards SpineJack commercialization in US
* Finalizes recruitment of patients for international clinical study, supporting the 510 (k) regulatory approval application to the FDA
OSLO, April 10 Spanish oil firm Repsol has drilled a dry well in the Norwegian side of the Barents Sea, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Wednesday, confirming what a partner in the well, Det norske, had said on Tuesday.
The well was drilled some 80 kilometres (50 miles) from the Skrugard oil discovery, which renewed oil firms' interests in the region when it was discovered two years ago.
Aside from Repsol, which has a 20-percent stake, the other partners in the dry well are RWE with 15 percent, Norwegian minnow Concedo with 20 percent, Talisman with 12.5 percent, Faroe Petroleum with 12.5 percent, Marathon with 10 percent and Det norske with 10 percent.
LONDON, Feb 21 Russian state oil firm Rosneft has become the first major oil firm to pre-finance crude exports from Iraq's Kurdistan, joining trading houses in the race for crude from the semi-autonomous region.
* Solar technology group will sell a share of 50 percent of its project in Altenberg-Zinnwald to Bacanora Minerals Ltd