Point Resources, Eni Norge merge into Vår Energi

Oil companies Point Resources and Eni Norge have completed the merger, and have as a result established a company ...

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Eni in new oil find offshore Angola

Eni has made a new oil discovery in the Afoxé exploration prospect located in Block 15/06, offshore Angola.

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Tailwind produces first oil from UK North Sea project

Triton FPSO

Tailwind Energy has announced first oil from its 100% owned Gannet E redevelopment to the Triton FPSO located ...

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QP farms into Exxon's offshore blocks in Mozambique

Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi, the Minister of State for Energy Affairs, and President & CEO of Qatar Petroleum

Qatari oil and gas company Qatar Petroleum has signed a farm-in deal with ExxonMobil to acquire a 10 percent stake ...

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Equinor picks up consent to use Maersk rig at Gina Krog

Equinor has received consent from the PSA for drilling of two wells on the Gina Krog field using the Maersk ...

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Aker BP gains safety consent for Hod appraisal

Aker BP has received consent from the PSA for exploration drilling in the North Sea using the Maersk Interceptor ...

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U.S. weekly offshore rig count unchanged

One of Ensco's drillships

The number of active offshore rigs in the U.S. remained unchanged this past week but was 3 rigs stronger compared ...

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Canada: Funds available offshore drilling assessment

CEAA has made funds available to assist in participation in the regional assessment of offshore drilling east of ...

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Quadrant Energy applies for Bedout seismic permit

Quadrant Energy has submitted a request to Australia's offshore regulator to undertake a seismic survey in the ...

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Equinor's $914M Troll Phase 3 project gets green light

Equinor's proposed development of Phase 3 of the Troll field in the Norwegian part of the North Sea has been ...

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Chevron in first capex boost after four years

Chevron has announced a $20 billion-dollar capex for 2019, marking a first budget boost after it had lowered capex ...

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Indonesia: Ophir confirms Paus Biru-1 gas discovery

Offshore oil and gas company Ophir Energy has confirmed it has made a gas discovery at its Paus Biru-1 exploration ...

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Petrobras to spend $68.8B on E&P. Plans to order 7 new FPSOs

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has set aside $84 billion dollars to spend between 2019 and 2023. Most of this will ...

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Orinduik partners to spud first well in 2019

Partners in the Orinduik block offshore Guyana have revealed drilling plans for 2019.

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Spirit Energy spuds Cassidy well offshore Norway

Spirit Energy has started drilling the Cassidy exploration well in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea within the ...

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First oil flows from Apache's Garten development

Apache Corporation has initiated production from its Garten development on Block 9/18a Area-W in the United ...

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Equinor picks up drilling permit for Barents Sea wildcat

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Equinor a drilling permit for a wildcat well in the Barents Sea.

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Santos secures Noble rig for Dorado appraisal wells

Australia's Santos has secured a drilling rig for its Dorado appraisal campaign in WA-437-P offshore Australia ...

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ExxonMobil in its 10th discovery offshore Guyana

ExxonMobil has made its tenth discovery offshore Guyana and increased its estimate of the discovered recoverable ...

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Aker BP granted drilling permit for North Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Aker BP a drilling permit for a wildcat well located in the North ...

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OKEA assumes Draugen operatorship

Norwegian oil and gas company OKEA has completed the acquisition of a package of Shell’s interests on the NCS.

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EnVen spuds King Crab well in Lobster field

Oil company EnVen Energy has started drilling its King Crab well on Ewing Bank Block 873 in its Lobster field.

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Wellesley to use Transocean rig for North Sea duo

Wellesley Petroleum has received consent from the PSA to drill exploration wells in the North Sea with the ...

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Eni, Total expanding foothold in Cyprus

Italian oil and gas explorer Eni, together with its French partner Total, has plans to explore to further explore ...

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Aker BP gains consent for Bøyla drilling

Aker BP has received consent from the PSA for exploration drilling in the North Sea using the Scarabeo 8 rig.

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Israel launches second offshore bid round

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Israel has launched its second bid round to grant exploration licenses for natural gas and oil in Israel’s economic ...

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Total to appraise Norwegian Sea discovery

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Total E&P Norge a drilling permit for an appraisal well located in ...

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