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Jersey wins another block in Buchan area

First oil, subject to funding, is targeted for 2024.

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'Modest' Gulf of Mexico lease sale attracts $159M in bids

The lease sale has attracted $159,4 million in high bids, a result described as "somewhat modest," by NOIA.

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Premier looking to farm-down stake in Sea Lion oil project

Premier Oil is looking for a farm-out partner for its Sea Lion offshore oil development in the Falklands Islands. 

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Shearwater wraps survey over Shell's Pensacola prospect

Decision on well commitment is expected to be taken in the second half of 2020.

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Hibernia platform production still shut after latest spill

The sheen from the latest spill is reported to have dissipated.

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Equinor granted Gladsheim well drilling permit

Equinor has received a drilling permit for an offshore exploration well to be drilled in the North Sea.

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Ex-Schlumberger CEO to become Borr Drilling chairman

Ex-Schlumberger CEO to become Borr Drilling chairman

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i3 spuds Liberator pilot well

i3 Energy has started drilling a pilot well at its Liberator field in the UK North Sea using the Borgland Dolphin ...

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TechnipFMC in 'significant' PowerNap project award

TechnipFMC will be supplying subsea equipment for Shell's PowerNap subsea tie-back development

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Update: Zohr gas output to reach 3.2 bcfd target by 2019 end

Egypt expects to boost production from the giant Zohr offshore field in the Mediterranean to 3.2 bcfd by the end of ...

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Mubadala wraps up Manora development drilling

Mubadala Petroleum has completed the three-well development drilling program at its Manora field in the Gulf of Thailand.

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BPC to use Seadrill rig for Bahamas drilling in 2020

Bahamas Petroleum Company has entered into a framework agreement with drilling contractor Seadrill, setting the ...

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Equinor to acquire rights in YPF's block off Argentina

Norwegian oil company Equinor has entered an offshore exploration partnership with Argentina's YPF for work in the ...

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Woodmac sees Sputnik find developed as Wisting satellite

Equinor's Sputnik oil discovery in the Barents Sea might still be commercial despite being small and remote, Wood ...

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ExxonMobil pays $40,000 for near miss incident off Canada

ExxonMobil has been fined $40,000 for a potentially fatal near-miss incident that happened in November 2018 aboard ...

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Seadrill posts $206M 2Q loss. Long-term work rates improving

Offshore drilling contractor Seadrill posted a net loss of $206 million in the second quarter of 2019, compared to ...

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Dry well for Aker BP in the Norwegian Sea

Norwegian oil and gas operator Aker BP has failed to find oil at the 6608/6-1 exploration well in the North Sea.

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Equinor strikes oil at Sputnik wildcat

West Hercules; Source: Lundin

Equinor has made an oil discovery at the Sputnik prospect in the Barents Sea offshore Norway. 

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DOF AHTS duo to support OMV drilling ops in New Zealand

Oslo-listed offshore supply vessel owner DOF has won work for two AHTS contracts to support OMV's drilling ...

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Deep Down to supply equipment for Shell's Kaikias field

 U.S. subsea equipment specialist Deep Down has secured an order from the oil major Shell related to equipment ...

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Another oil spill at Hibernia platform off Canada

"The nature and frequency of these incidents in our offshore area are obviously concerning,” said Scott Tessier, ...

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Conrad charters jack-up rig for Indonesia offshore drilling

Oil and gas company Conrad Petroleum has received approval for its Duyung license drilling plans in Indonesia and ...

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count rises to 27 units

The number of active offshore rigs in the U.S. rose to 27 units last week, Baker Hughes reported in its weekly rig ...

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Equinor wraps $965M Caesar/Tonga buy

Norwegian oil firm Equinor has received regulatory approval in the U.S. for the acquisition of Shell's stake in ...

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BW Offshore becomes operator in Brazil. Gets nod for Maromba

The total acquisition price for the Maromba field is USD 115 million

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Worley's Intecsea wins consultancy gig for MJ field project

MJ is a gas condensate field and is the third field under development as part of the KG D6 integrated development ...

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Petrofac, Socar awarded Absheron support work

UK oilfield services provider Petrofac has in a joint venture with SOCAR won an engineering and technical services ...

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