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Maersk Drilling Bags Long-Term Jack-Up Extension with Shell in Brunei

Aug 31, 2020

Danish offshore drilling company Maersk Drilling has won a long-term contract extension for its jack-up rig Maersk Convincer with Brunei Shell Petroleum in Brunei.Brunei Shell Petroleum has exercised its contract extension option that will see the jack-up drilling unit extend its stay in Brunei. The extension has an expected term of 602 days and will start in May 2021. The extension starts in direct continuation of the rig’s current work scope…

Triangle Energy Starts Work to Bring Two Offshore Wells Back Online

Oct 27, 2020

Australian oil and gas company Triangle Energy has started works to bring back online two wells at the Cliff head offshore field in the Perth Basin, Australia.The two wells, CH-6 and CH-7, were shut in June. CH-6 was shut due to a pump failure…

CNOOC: Production Starts from Bozhong 19-6 Offshore Field

Oct 22, 2020

China's CNOOC has started production from its Bozhong 19-6 condensate gas field pilot area development project in the Bohai Bay, offshore China.That Bozhong 19-6 condensate gas field pilot area development is located in the central Bohai with an average water depth of approximately 23 meters…

Energy Enticer Jack-Up Rig Starts Drilling in Qatar

Oct 15, 2020

Jack-up drilling contractor Northern Offshore has said that its Energy Enticer jack-up rig has started drilling operation with Qatargas in Qatar.The GustoMSC CJ50 design jack-up rig mobilized to Qatar Petroleum's North Field in early September 2020 despite recent global industry challenges…

CNOOC Starts Oil Production from Liaodong Bay Field

Sep 28, 2020

Chinese oil company CNOOC said Monday that the Jinzhou 25-1 oilfield 6/11 area in Liaodong Bay, China, had started production.Jinzhou 25-1 oilfield 6/11 area is located in central Liaodong Bay in Bohai with average water depth of 22.5 meters…

Jadestone, OMV Take More Time to Wrap Maari Field Transaction

Sep 25, 2020

Oil and gas company Jadestone Energy and OMV have agreed to extend the long-stop date for the completion of Jadestone's acquisition of OMV's stake in the Maari project, in the shallow waters offshore New Zealand.Singapore-based Jadestone in…

Shelf Drilling Terminates Charters for China Merchants' Jack-up Rig Duo

Sep 14, 2020

Jack-up drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has canceled a charter deal for two jack-up rigs signed back in February 2019 with China's China Merchants.In February 2019, Shelf Drilling signed a deal to buy two CJ-46 jack-ups from China Merchants…

Mitsui Hires JDC's Hakuryu-11 Jack-up Rig to Drill Off Japan

Sep 11, 2020

Japanese offshore drilling company JDC has won a drilling contract with Mitsui Oil Exploration.JDC said that the contract was for the provision of a jack-up drilling rig 'HAKURYU-11.' According to JDC, which operates a fleet of five jack-ups…

CNOOC Brings Online Bohai Bay Oil Field

Sep 11, 2020

Chinese oil company CNOOC announced Friday the start of oil production from the Nanbao 35-2 oil field S1 area in the Bohai Bay, off China.Nanbao 35-2 oilfield S1 area is located in the central Bohai with average water depth of 17 meters. 'In…

Construction of Cambodia's Maiden Offshore Oil Platform Complete

Aug 26, 2020

Construction of KrisEnergy's minimum facilities wellhead platform for the Apsara oil development offshore Cambodia has been completed and the platform has sailed away to its offshore location.KrisEnergy said the topsides and the jacket of the…

Eni Confirms 'Significant Hydrocarbon Accumulation' Offshore Vietnam

Jul 27, 2020

Italian oil and gas company Eni announces an exploration well has confirmed 'a significant hydrocarbon accumulation' on the Ken Bau discovery offshore Vietnam, further expanding its potential.The exploration well Ken Bau-2X, located in Block 114…

Twinza, PNG Gov't in Talks over Fiscal Terms for Offshore Field Development

Jul 17, 2020

Oil and gas company Twinza has started negotiations with the Papua New Guinea authorities regarding the fiscal terms that will apply to the proposed development of the Pasca A gas-condensate offshore field.The shallow water field in the Gulf of Papua was discovered in 1968 but was never developed…

CNOOC Makes 'Significant' Discovery Offshore China

Jun 29, 2020

Chinese oil and gas company CNOOC has said it has made a significant discovery of Huizhou 26-6 in the Eastern South China Sea.CNOOC on Monday said the discovery was expected to become the first mid-to-large sized condensate oil and gas field in the shallow water area of Pearl River Mouth Basin…

Australia: Triangle Energy Shuts Two Cliff Head Wells

Jun 19, 2020

Australian oil and gas firm Triangle Energy has shut production from two wells ell at the Cliff Head offshore field, one due to a pump failure, the other as a precautionary measure.'Production from CH6 [well] was shut-in on the afternoon of…

Red Emperor Won't Exercise Option to Buy Perth Basin Block Stake

Jun 08, 2020

Oil and gas company Red Emperor Resources NL will not be exercising its option to acquire a 70% operated interest in the Perth Basin exploration permit, WA-481-P, offshore AustraliaThe company had in late 2019 agreed to fund the completion of…

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