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Australia: Santos Drops Beehive Farm-In Option

Mar 04, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Santos will not be farming into Melbana Energy's Beehive prospect sitting in the shallow waters in the Bonaparte Basin off W. Australia.Santos had an option to acquire an 80 percent interest in the offshore block in exchange for drilling costs of one exploration well…

Borr Drilling: Demand for Jack-Ups to Grow. 2019 Was a Record Year

Feb 28, 2020

Jack-up drilling contractor Borr Drilling's Chairman has said that 2019 was a record year when it comes to jack-up rig contract years awarded and that demand is high for modern jack-ups.In a statement Friday, the Chairman of the Board, Paal…

Shell's Jack-Up Rig of the Year Award Goes to Maersk Convincer

Feb 28, 2020

Shell has chosen Maersk Convincer as Jack-up Rig of the Year 2019, recognizing the rig’s successful operation offshore Brunei, Maersk Drilling, the owner of the rig said Friday.Maersk Convincer arrived in Brunei In September 2017 to continue operations for Brunei Shell Petroleum…

Lebanon Set to Spud Its First Offshore Well

Feb 26, 2020

Lebanon's much-delayed search for offshore oil and gas is set to begin on Thursday with the results from its first exploratory well expected in the next two months, the chairman of the Lebanese Petroleum Administration (LPA) said on Wednesday…

Charlie-1 looms as potential company maker for 88 Energy

Feb 25, 2020

Alaskan focused oil and gas group, 88 Energy Ltd (ASX:88E) provided a further update on Monday regarding the progress of the group’s Charlie-1 appraisal well on the North Slope of Alaska.With the rig mobilised and drilling to start this weekend…

Equinor Dumps Great Australian Bight Oil Drilling

Feb 24, 2020

Norwegian company Equinor has become the third major fossil fuel producer to abandon plans to drill for oil in the Great Australian Bight, after years of work. Previously, BP and Chevron canceled their drilling plans in the area, in 2016, and 2017 respectively…

Siemens Wins Order to Modernize M. East Jack-Up Rig

Feb 20, 2020

Arabian Drilling Company has tapped the German industrial giant Siemens to modernize a complete and integrated drilling-drives lineup, including auxiliaries and controls, that will be installed on an offshore jack-up drilling rig for a customer in the Middle East…

Where Next for Exploration in Asia Pacific?

Feb 18, 2020

The drill bit still plays a key role across the region, with exploration increasingly the domain of national oil companiesReports of the death of exploration have been greatly exaggerated. Since the 2014 oil price downturn, the industry has re-imagined exploration…

Posco Strikes Gas Offshore Myanmar

Feb 18, 2020

South Korea's Posco International has made a gas discovery at the Mahar well offshore Myanmar.Located in Block A3, the well was drilled using the Maersk Viking drillship in a water depth of 1000 meters.The Korea Herald has reported that the…

CNOOC Brings Bozhong 34-9 Field Online

Feb 12, 2020

China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) has started oil production from its Bozhong 34-9 offshore oil field.The field, sitting in the south of the Bohai Sea in water depth of 18 meters, will at plateau produce 22,500 barrels of oil per day…

Noble Corp. Offshore Rig Duo Gets More Drilling Time

Feb 07, 2020

Offshore drilling contractor Noble Corporation has secured more work for two of its drilling rigs in Myanmar and Trinidad.In a fleet status update shared Thursday, Noble said its semi-submersible drilling rig Noble Clyde Boudreaux had won a new contract in Myanmar…

Elixir Energy well positioned to meet China’s booming natural gas demand

Feb 05, 2020

China is set to see a massive lift in demand for natural gas with current usage rates set to more than triple over the next 15 years.This comes as the Chinese government pushes for a switch to cleaner energy sources from coal, implementing policies…

Report: Borr Finds More Work for Mist Jack-Up Rig

Jan 29, 2020

Offshore drilling rig contractor Borr Drilling has reportedly secured more work for its Mist jack-up rig.According to Norwegian media, the Borr has secured an eight-month contract for the Keppel-built offshore drilling unit.Finansavisen recently reported that Svend Anton Maier…

Fugro Takes Part in Cambodia's First Oil Development

Jan 28, 2020

KrisEnergy has hired the Dutch offshore survey services provider Fugro to carry out a geotechnical survey at the Apsara oil field, offshore Cambodia.The Apsara field lies over the Khmer Basin, an unproduced geological basin in Cambodian maritime waters in the Gulf of Thailand…

Keppel O&M Turns Profitable in 2019

Jan 23, 2020

Singapore's Keppel Corp. Offshore & Marine division posted a profit for the full year 2019 citing cost cuts and lower impairment costs.For the full year, Keppel O&M posted a net profit of S$10 million, a significant increase compared to a loss of S$109 in 2018…

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