DEA to drill Barents Sea well using 'Island Innovator'

DEA Norge has received consent from the PSA to drill an exploration well in the Barents Sea using the Island ...

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GSP Jupiter arrives at Energean's Epsilon field off Greece

GSP Offshore's GSP Jupiter jack-up rig has begun its work for the Greek oil firm Energean, under the EPCI contract ...

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Castex contracts Ensco rig for Hummer well

Castex Energy has contracted the Ensco 68 jack-up to drill the Main Pass Block 270 B-2 appraisal and development ...

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Wellesley drills duster in North Sea

Wellesley Petroleum has drilled a dry well near the Grosbeak oil and gas discovery in the North Sea.

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Equinor cleared to use 'Songa Equinox' on Troll field

Equinor has received consent from the PSA to use the Songa Equinox rig for production drilling on the Troll field.

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Tap identifies 32 leads in Thai concession

Tap Oil has identified 32 leads in the G1/48 concession, which contains the Manora oil field, located in the ...

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UK: Baron to increase stake in Colter prospect

UK’s Baron Oil has agreed to an amendment of the farmout agreement with Corallian Energy under which it would earn ...

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Quadrant finds more oil and gas in Dorado well

Quadrant Energy has uncovered more oil and gas while drilling its Dorado-1 well located offshore Australia. 

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Equinor pushes back Verbier appraisal drilling

Norwegian oil major Equinor has moved back drilling of the Verbier appraisal well to the mid to late fourth quarter ...

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Exxon boosts Guyana block resource estimate to 4B barrels

ExxonMobil has boosted its estimate of recoverable oil in its offshore Guyana block to 4 billion oil-equivalent ...

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Shell enters two blocks offshore Mauritania

Shell has signed two Production Sharing Contracts with the government of Mauritania for the exploration and ...

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Petrobras declares Entorno de Sapinhoá fields commercial

Brazilian oil company Petrobras has filed the declarations of commerciality notices for oil accumulations located ...

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Schlumberger CEO: E&P spend must rise to meet demand

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Oilfield services giant Schlumberger posted a second-quarter revenue of $8.3 billion, an 11 percent rise compared ...

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Hakuryu-11 jack-up spinning drill bit offshore Vietnam

Japan Drilling Company’s offshore drilling rig Hakuryu-11 has started drilling under its contract in Vietnam.

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ADX in talks to secure funding for Tunisia drilling in 2019

ADX Energy is in talks to secure funding for an offshore well in Tunisia in early 2019 with the aim to test the ...

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Eni wins Most-Admired Explorer title

Italian oil and gas giant Eni has won Wood Mackenzie's Most-Admired Explorer title, an accolade awarded in ...

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Wellesley all set for North Sea wildcat

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Wellesley Petroleum a drilling permit for a wildcat well in the ...

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UK's production efficiency rises for fifth consecutive year

Production efficiency (PE) on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) has improved for a fifth consecutive year, rising to ...

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Norway boasts 20 developments as exploration rises

As many as 20 development projects are currently under way on the Norwegian Shelf, and 13 exploration wells in the ...

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U.S. gov't to offer 78 million offshore acres

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will offer approximately 78 million acres offshore Texas, ...

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Total completes offshore Ireland farm-in

France's Total has farmed into an offshore block sitting in Irelands' Porcupine Basin, some 220 kilometers off the ...

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Ophir: We know the clock is ticking on Fortuna FLNG

Ophir Energy, a company that has been struggling to close financing for its Fortuna FLNG project off E. Guinea in ...

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Equinor cleared for Skruis well

Equinor has received consent from the PSA to drill an exploration well off Norway using the Songa Enabler drilling rig.

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Norway's oil output in June below forecast

Oil production in Norway was below forecast during June 2018 due to technical issues on some fields, according to a ...

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Equinor's production unaffected by strike

Norwegian oil firm Equinor has said the offshore workers' strike in Norway has not affected Equinor's operated oil ...

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Australia: Cliff Head field could produce beyond 2030s

Australian oil company Triangle has identified exploration prospects near its Cliff Head field off Australia that ...

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Equinor gets nod for exploration well in Barents Sea

Norwegian offshore safety body has given its consent to Equinor for exploration drilling in the Barents Sea with ...

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