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ExxonMobil Makes Two Discoveries Offshore Guyana

Feb 06, 2019

ExxonMobil and its partners have made two additional discoveries offshore Guyana at the Tilapia-1 and Haimara-1 wells, bringing the total number of discoveries on the Stabroek Block to 12, the U.S. supermajor announced Wednesday. The discoveries…

NOIA Statement on Trump’s SOTU Address

Feb 06, 2019

Increase Access to All Offshore Energy Sources for American Energy Greatness.National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) President Randall Luthi issued this statement following President Trump’s State of the Union address:“In his second State of the Union address…

Proserv Acquires SGC Metering

Feb 04, 2019

The  global energy services company has announced the acquisition of SGC Metering from Petrofac.SGC Metering is a specialist in the design and manufacture of flow computer metering systems for the oil and gas industry. It provides expertise right across the full life cycle of a metering project…

Schlumberger Scraps Bid for Eurasia Drilling Stake

Feb 04, 2019

U.S. oilfield services giant Schlumberger has withdrawn its bid for a stake in Russia's Eurasia Drilling Company (EDC) Russia's Federal Anti-monopoly Service (FAS) said on Monday.Schlumberger, which has its own business in Russia, said last…

Aker BP Makes North Sea Find

Feb 04, 2019

Aker BP has discovered an oil and gas reservoir while drilling near its Alvheim field in the North Sea, the Norwegian firm said on Monday.Known as Froskelaar (Frog's Leg) Main, the reservoir is estimated to hold between 45 million and 153 million barrels of oil equivalents…

Bid to Suspend Total's Guyana Drilling Rejected

Feb 01, 2019

A French court has rejected an urgent request by environmental groups including Greenpeace and Surfrider Foundation Europe to deny oil and gas major Total permission to proceed with plans to drill off the coast of French Guyana.The environmental…

Petrobel Contracts Shelf Rig

Jan 30, 2019

UAE-headquartered offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has received a contract award for one of its jack-up rigs with Belayim Petroleum Company (Petrobel) for operations in the Gulf of Suez, offshore Egypt.According to a press release from the shallow water offshore drilling contractor…

Lundin Granted North Sea Drilling Permit

Jan 30, 2019

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for a wildcat well in the North Sea.The NPD said on Tuesday that the wildcat well, designated 16/1-31 S, would be drilled from the Leiv Eiriksson drilling…

Total Plans Biggest Exploration Drive in Years

Jan 29, 2019

Total is launching its biggest exploration campaign for years in 2019 as part of a turnaround plan that is ditching the company's focus on risky long-shots in favor of areas known to contain commercial levels of oil or gas.The French major aims to drill 23 wells this year…

Glengorm Discovery Highlights UKCS Potential

Jan 29, 2019

CNOOC announced Tuesday it has made a significant discovery on the Glengorm prospect, located in the Central North Sea of the U.K. continental shelf (UKCS), with recoverable resources estimated at close to 250 million barrels of oil equivalent…

Test Well Boosts Valeura's Confidence in Turkey

Jan 28, 2019

Valeura said on Monday that findings from a test well in Turkey's Thrace basin, where it operates with Norway's Equinor, had boosted its confidence in the area's potential for gas fracking.Toronto-listed Valeura and its partners sit on 20 trillion cubic feet…

Weatherford Rolls Out ForeSite Optimization Platform

Jan 27, 2019

Irish-domiciled multinational oilfield services company Weatherford said it has made a major enhancement to its ForeSite production optimization platform, which combines physics-based models with advanced data analytics to improve performance across wells…

Turkey to Begin Drilling Around Cyprus

Jan 25, 2019

Turkey will begin drilling for resources around Cyprus, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Friday, a move that could create tensions with neighboring Cyprus and Greece over ownership of natural resources.Attempts to tap gas and oil in…

Eni Spuds New Vandumbu Well in Angola

Jan 25, 2019

Italian oil company Eni said that it has successfully launched a new production well in the Vandumbu field, about 350 km north-west of Luanda and 130 km west of Soyo, in the West Hub of Block 15/06, in Angola’s offshore.According to a press release…

Talos Comes Up Big Offshore Mexico

Jan 24, 2019

An appraisal well in the Zama project offshore Mexico showed more potential for oil, raising hopes of a large discovery, operator Talos Energy said on Thursday.The Zama project in Block 7 offshore Mexico is operated by Talos, whose partners include Sierra Oil and Gas and Premier Oil…

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