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Santos progressing to flow test ops at Dorado well

Wireline results from the Santos-operated Dorado-3 well located offshore Australia have confirmed hydrocarbons in ...

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Repsol gets permit for North Sea wildcat

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Repsol Norge a drilling permit for a well located offshore Norway. 

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Equinor brings online first tie-back to Aasta Hansteen

Norway's Equinor and its partners started production from the Snefrid Nord gas field, the first discovery tied back ...

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Norway: Dry North Sea well for Aker BP

Norwegian oil and gas firm Aker BP has failed to find hydrocarbons at an exploration well in the Norwegian part of ...

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Cooper adds new offshore exploration permit to portfolio

Cooper Energy has been awarded the offshore exploration permit VIC/P75 located in the Gippsland Basin, offshore Victoria.

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W&T closes purchase of Exxon's GoM assets

W&T Offshore has closed the previously-announced purchase of ExxonMobil’s interests in and operatorship of oil and ...

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UK: 38 new UK offshore projects could be sanctioned by 2022

After several tough years, the sun may finally be ready to shine again on the UK offshore market

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WoodMac: 2019 could be curve buster for North Sea

Wood Mackenzie, an energy intelligence group, expects the number of exploration wells in the North Sea to increase ...

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Equinor granted consent for North Sea well

Equinor has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority for exploration drilling in block 35/11 in the ...

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Petrobras: Binding phase starts for Garoupa Cluster sale

Brazilian oil firm Petrobras has said that the binding phase has started for the sale of 11 shallow water fields in ...

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Equinor cleared to use Rowan Stavanger rig for Gudrun ops

Equinor has received consent from the Petroleum Safety Authority to use the Rowan Stavanger jack-up rig on the ...

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Pemex hires two CIMC jack-ups

Mexican oil company Pemex has chartered two CIMC Raffles-built jack-up drilling rigs on long term contracts.

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Rig deal with Alpha Petroleum scrapped, Stena says

Stena AB has officially confirmed that an offshore rig contract signed last year with Alpha Petroleum has been canceled.

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Norway gives nod for giant offshore oil field start-up

Equinor plans to start production from the North Sea field sometime this autumn.

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Hurricane preparing for drill stem testing of UK well

Hurricane Energy is preparing for drill stem testing at its Lincoln Crestal well, which is located in the Greater ...

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Petrogas takes Maersk jack-up for Birgitta appraisal

Petrogas has chartered a Maersk Drilling offshore rig for an appraisal well in the UK North Sea.

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One-year extension, higher dayrate for Seadrill's drillship

Offshore drilling company Seadrill has won a contract extension for one of its drillships.

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Aker BP picks up safety consents for Norwegian ops

Aker BP has received two safety consents from the country's offshore watchdog, the Petroleum Safety Authority ...

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Timor-Leste, Australia resolve maritime border issues

Timor-Leste and Australia have resolved their disputes over maritime borders in the Timor Sea, setting the pathway ...

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Polish company spuds first Norwegian well as operator

PGNiG Upstream Norway on Friday started drilling an exploration well on the Shrek prospect located offshore Norway, ...

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PTTEP Australasia names new CEO

Thai oil company PTTEP has named new CEO for its Australian business PTTEP Australasia.

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Shallow water is the place to be in, Borr Drilling says

Borr Drilling expects 40 jack-up deals to be awarded in the next 12 months.

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Ogo partners progressing towards two-well program

Nigerian oil and gas company Optimum Petroleum, together with its partner Lekoil, is progressing towards appraisal ...

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BW hits pay offshore Gabon

BW Energy has encountered hydrocarbons at the Hibiscus Updip prospect on its Dussafu Marin permit located offshore ...

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Liza Destiny FPSO reaches Guyana

The Liza Destiny FPSO has reached Guyanese waters 42 days after it set sail from a shipyard in Singapore.

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Vaalco set to begin Gabon drilling campaign

Oil and gas company Vaalco Energy is planning to start its drilling campaign offshore Gabon next month.  According ...

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KNOT clinches long-term shuttle tanker charter with Total

French oil giant Total has hired a shuttle tanker from Knutsen NYK Offshore Tankers (KNOT) for the use in Brazil.

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