Higher oil prices alone can’t save OSV players

There is a long ride ahead for the offshore support vessel owners

Santos, Beach Energy in Bonaparte Basin acreage deal

Australia's Santos and its compatriot Beach Energy have signed agreements over four offshore blocks in Northern ...

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Tulip Oil brings online Q10 gas development

Dutch privately-held exploration and production operator Tulip Oil has started gas production from its Q10 offshore ...

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Eni's adjusted 4Q profit up 55pct. Full year output soars

Italian oil company Eni posted a 55 rise in adjusted net profit €1.46 billion in the fourth quarter of 2018, ...

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Wellesley hits dust with North Sea well

Wellesley Petroleum has completed the drilling of wildcat well 35/4-2 in the North Sea offshore Norway. The well is dry. 

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Equinor makes minor oil discovery in North Sea

Equinor has made a minor oil discovery in the North Sea offshore Norway. 

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U.S. to offer 14696 offshore blocks in Gulf of Mexico lease

The U.S. is set to offer 78 million offshore acres in the Gulf of Mexico to interested oil companies in a lease ...

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Italy's exploration moratorium gives Cabot chance to assess

Cabot Energy has confirmed that the Italian government signed a decree which enacts the suspension of work on oil ...

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AAOG to bring Congo well online in April

Anglo African Oil & Gas (AAOG), is working to bring its TLP-103C well at Tilapia license offshore the Republic of ...

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BHP earmarks $256M for further Trion drilling

Australian company BHP has set aside $256 million for another offshore well following a recent oil discovery at the ...

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Five new blocks for Shell in Egypt

Oil and gas giant Shell has been awarded five production sharing contracts in Egpyt for three concessions in the ...

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Neptune Energy wins offshore block in Egypt

Neptune Energy has been awarded an oil exploration license in the North West El Amal Offshore Concession in Egypt ...

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Aker BP gains drilling permit for Volund well

Norwegian E&P player Aker BP has received consent from the PSA for exploration drilling on the Volund field using ...

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Equinor drills duster in Barents Sea

West Hercules drilling rig

Equinor has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 7132/2-1 in the Barents Sea offshore Norway. The well was dry. 

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Carnarvon raising cash for Dorado drilling

Carnarvon Petroleum is raising cash to fund its part of the appraisal drilling cost at the world-class Dorado ...

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MFDevCo's marginal gas fields project gets Siemens support

After signing a duty holder deal with Aker Solutions in January, Marginal Field Development Company (“MFDevCo”) has ...

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Shell charters two Diamond Offshore semi-subs

Offshore driller Diamond Offshore has scored two contracts with Shell for two of its semi-submersible drilling rigs.

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First gas flows from BP's project offshore Egypt

Oil and gas giant BP has kicked off first gas production from the second stage of its West Nile Delta development ...

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Jadestone takes Ensco rig for Stag well

Jadestone Energy has signed a rig contract for infill drilling on the Stag oilfield located offshore Australia.

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Aker BP picks up drilling permit for North Sea appraisal

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

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Equinor kicks off exploration campaign offshore UK

Equinor has initiated an exploration campaign on the UK continental shelf comprising five wells in 2019, which is a ...

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Total in significant discovery offshore South Africa

Total has made a significant gas condensate discovery at the Brulpadda prospect on Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa. 

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Seadrill, Sonangol create JV company Sonadrill

Oslo-listed offshore drilling company Seadrill has entered into a 50:50 joint venture with Empresa de Serviços e ...

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Corallian spins drill bit on Colter well offshore UK

UK-based Corallian Energy has begun drilling operations on the Colter appraisal well using one of Ensco’s jack-up ...

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Aker BP granted drilling permit for two North Sea wells

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Aker BP a drilling permit for two wells located in the North Sea ...

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GulfSlope tripping at Tau

GulfSlope Energy is currently tripping for a different drilling assembly to clean out the existing wellbore and ...

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Five offshore wells to watch in 2019

Latin America and southern and western Africa are the regions to keep a close eye on, energy intelligence group ...

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Nigeria: Aje partners pushing towards Phase 2 of development

Joint-venture partners in the OML 113 permit offshore Nigeria will decide on supporting Phase 2 of the Aje ...

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