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After Pavo Success, Santos Gearing Up to Start Drilling at Apus-1 Well Offshore W. Australia

Apr 04, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos has mobilized the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig to the Apus-1 well location offshore W. Australia, with the drilling operations set to start within a week.The rig recently completed drilling the successful Pavo-1 well…

Empyrean Energy Reveals Expected Spud Date for 'World-class' Jade Prospect Offshore China

Mar 25, 2022

Oil and gas company Empyrean Energy said Friday it would take over the China Oilfield Services Limited ('COSL') owned NH9 semi-submersible drilling rig for the drilling of the Jade well, within the next few days for safety checks. Empyrean has…

Santos Wraps Pavo-1 Drilling, Offshore Australia

Mar 25, 2022

Australian oil and gas firm Santos has completed drilling operations on the Pavo-1 well, drilled in the WA-438-P exploration permit, offshore W. Australia, where the company earlier this week announced a significant oil discovery.According to Carnarvon Energy…

Seadrill Names Ex-Borr Drilling Boss as Its New CEO

Mar 25, 2022

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill Limited has appointed Simon Johnson, former CEO of Borr Drilling, as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Johnson will replace Stuart Jackson as President and Chief Executive Officer with immediate effect…

Petronas Signs PSCs for Five Offshore Exploration Blocks in Malaysia

Mar 23, 2022

Malaysia's Petronas has signed Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs) for five offshore exploration blocks, namely SB412, 2W, and X located off the coast of Sabah, and SK439/SK440 situated off the coast of Sarawak.  Block SB412 in Sabah was signed between Petronas…

Santos Makes Significant Oil Discovery at Pavo Well Offshore Australia

Mar 23, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos has made a 'significant' oil discovery at Pavo-1 exploration well, 46 kilometers east of the Dorado field in the Bedout Sub-basin, offshore Western Australia.According to Santos, the well was drilled on…

BP Wins Two Offshore Exploration Blocks in Indonesia

Mar 21, 2022

British oil major BP has won two offshore exploration blocks in Indonesia, as part of the Indonesian government's second round of the 2021 Oil and Gas Working Area (WK) Bid Round. The blocks in question are Agung l and Agung ll oil and gas exploration blocks…

Empyrean Gets Rig Slot on NH9 Semi-sub to Drill 'World-class' Jade Prospect

Mar 14, 2022

Empyrean said Friday it had secured a rig slot for the use of the COSL NH9 semi-submersible drilling for the drilling of Empyrean's Jade offshore well offshore China. Empyrean has described the Jade prospect  as 'one of the most exciting wells to be drilled globally in 2022…

Petronas Carigali Awards Offshore Drilling Contract to Velesto

Mar 11, 2022

Malaysian oil and gas company Petronas Carigali, a subsidiary of Petronas, has awarded a two-year contract to Velesto Energy's subsidiary Velesto Drilling for the provision of jack-up drilling rigs.The contract, which covers a suite of Velesto's NAGA jack-up rigs…

Empyrean Energy: Jade Prospect Site Survey Complete. Drilling Rig Talks Underway

Mar 07, 2022

Empyrean Energy, a company gearing up to start drilling at its Jade prospect, offshore China, said Monday that China Oilfield Services Limited ('COSL') had successfully completed the well site survey required over the Jade Prospect drilling location…

Eni Set to Spud Dan Tranh-1X Well Off Vietnam

Mar 02, 2022

Eni Vietnam B.V., a unit of Italian energy group Eni, is expected to start drilling at the Dan Tranh-1X well in Vietnam's offshore oil block 115/09 from late this month, state oil firm PetroVietnam said on Tuesday.PetroVietnam will invite Essar…

Cyclone Threat: Santos Removing Workers from Noble Tom Prosser Rig

Feb 28, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos is downmanning the Noble Tom Prosser rig, used for Pavo-1 well drilling off W. Australia, due to a cyclone threat, Carnarvon Energy, Santos partner in the project said  The well is being secured and the…

Aquadrill's Polaris Drillship Catches Fire in Sri Lanka

Feb 17, 2022

Aquadrill's Polaris drillship caught fire earlier this week at Hambantota Port in Sri Lanka. According to the port authorities, the incident happened Tuesday, and the fire was quickly extinguished.'The Hambantota International Port Emergency Response Unit (ERU) together with the port’s Quality…

Gazprom Neft to Restore Oil Drilling to Pre-pandemic Level in 2022

Feb 15, 2022

Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of Russian energy firm Gazprom, expects to restore oil drilling to pre-pandemic volumes this year with the help of new technologies, a company senior manager told Reuters on Tuesday.Analysts and company sources have…

Santos Drilling Ahead at Pavo-1 Site Offshore Australia

Feb 15, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Santos is drilling ahead at its Pavo-1 well, off W. Australia, after last week's spud using the Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rigThe Pavo-1, operated by Santos (70%) with Carnarvon as partner (30%) is targeting…

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