Friday, February 24, 2017
Sound Energy Progresses Tendrara Drilling Development
Africa and Europe-focused upstream gas company, Sound Energy, reveals that it is progressing drilling operations at the Tendrara development onshore Morocco.
Lundin Norway Makes Oil, Gas Find in Barents Sea
Lundin Norway AS, operator of production license 533, has made an oil and gas discovery in the Barents Sea, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate announces.
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Gazpromneft-Sakhalin: Ayashsky License Drilling Work to be Done in Summer
Gazpromneft-Sakhalin expects all drilling work on a prospecting and appraisal well at the Ayashsky license block to be completed during summer this year.
Lukoil Finds Oil at Iraq Well
Lukoil reveals that it has hit oil at the Eridu 1 exploration well in southern Iraq's Block 10.
Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Fugro Secures Seep Survey Contract Offshore Kenya
Geo-intelligence firm Fugro secures a contract with Shell/BG Kenya for the execution of a seabed survey to detect natural leakages of hydrocarbons.
Monday, February 20, 2017
Study Gives New Hope for Rockall Area Exploration
A geological analysis of the Rockall area of the North Atlantic reveals previously unknown insights that could lead to new oil and gas discoveries in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).
Russia's Rosneft Starts Drilling First Exploration Well In Iraq
Rosneft starts drilling an exploration well at Block 12 in Iraq.
Total Drilling Deeper at Antelope-7 Appraisal Well
Total is drilling ahead to explore a deeper exploration target at the Antelope-7 side track appraisal well, after reaching 7,818 feet without any evidence of intersecting the Antelope reservoir.
Thursday, February 16, 2017
Russia's Rosneft Starts Drilling First Exploration Well In Amazon
Russian state oil firm Rosneft starts drilling its first exploration well in Brazil's Solimoes Basin.
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
India Awards 31 Oil And Gas Blocks
India approves the award of operating licenses for 31 small oil and gas fields.
Sasol Suspends Drilling In Mozambique Due To Tropical Storm
South African petrochemical group Sasol Ltd temporarily suspends drilling activity in Mozambique due to tropical storm Dineo.
Pennine Petroleum Signs Velca Block PSA
Albania and Canada focused Pennine Petroleum Corporation signs a Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) with Albpetrol Sh.A for the exploration and development of the Velca Block in Albania.
TGS Reveals Industry's 'Most Comprehensive' Well Database in Permian Basin
Seismic surveyor TGS announces the immediate availability of the 'exploration and production industry's most comprehensive well database in the Permian Basin'.
Monday, February 13, 2017
Sri Lanka Launches Tender To Develop Natural Gas Site In Mannar Basin
Sri Lanka launches a tender to develop a gas block in the Mannar Basin off its northwest coast, vacated when Cairn India pulled out of an exploration project in 2015 as oil prices plunged.
Lundin Norway Makes Filicudi Oil, Gas Discovery
Lundin Norway AS has made an oil and gas discovery on the Filicudi prospect at well 7219/12-1, located in PL533 in the southern Barents Sea.
Wednesday, February 8, 2017
DeepOcean Announces Completion of 'Ground Breaking' 3D Laser Survey
ADUS DeepOcean, a subsidiary of DeepOcean Group Holding BV, announces the completion of a "ground breaking" 3D laser survey offshore Ghana.
Tuesday, February 7, 2017
MOL Group Acquires New Licenses in Hungary
MOL Group expands its exploration portfolio by acquiring new licenses in Hungary.