Norway: PGNiG Acquires 10% of Gro Licence from Statoil

Statoil has sold a 10% interest in the Gro licence (PL 326) to PGNiG Norway. Statoil keeps a 30% interest in the ...

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Sevan Driller Commences Operations Offshore Brazil

Sevan Driller commenced operation as from yesterday and the rig is thereby on full day rate. Sevan Driller arrived ...

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Switzerland: Noble Corporation Reaches Agreement on ...

Noble Corporation announced that it has reached an agreement with one of its customers regarding the situation ...

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Norwegian Sea: Statoil Allowed to Use Morvin Facilities

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has granted Statoil consent to use the facilities on the Morvin field ...

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Indonesia: AWE Reports Minor Rig Repairs at Liyun-1 Well

AWE Limited reports that at 0600 hours today (Indonesian time) the Liyun-1 well was carrying out minor rig repairs ...

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Atwood Beacon Rig Awarded Contract for Work Offshore ...

ATWOOD OCEANICS, INC  a Houston-based International Drilling Contractor, announced that the ATWOOD BEACON (owned ...

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Brazil: BG Group Confirms Success of a New Well on Tupi ...

BG Group today confirmed the success of a new well known as Tupi Alto (3-BRSA-821-RJS or 3-RJS-674) on block ...

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New Zealand: AWE Reports Tui SW-2 Suspended as a Future ...

AWE Limited advises that the Tui SW-2 exploration well has been suspended as a future gas injection well. Since the ...

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Brazil: Petrobras Strikes Oil in Pre-Salt Reservoirs in ...

Petrobras has discovered evidence of oil in pre-salt reservoirs in Campos Basin offshore Brazil. The discovery was ...

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Chevron and BP to Jointly Develop Exploration Block in ...

Chevron, the second-largest U.S. oil company, is partnering with embattled rival BP to develop an exploration block ...

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China: Gov’t Wants Companies to Increase Safety ...

China’s leaders have ordered oil companies to beef up safety precautions for offshore oil drilling to prevent ...

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Norway: TGS Starts High Density Multi-client 3D Data ...

TGS announces the commencement of a 1650 km2 high density multi-client 3D seismic survey located in the outer part ...

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UAE: Polarcus Receives Letter of Intent from OMV

Polarcus Limited announced today that it has received a Letter of Intent from OMV (NORGE) AS for a 3D seismic ...

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ENI Successfully Appraises Gas Discovery Offshore Indonesia

Eni has successfully appraised the Jangkrik gas discovery in offshore Indonesia, in the Muara Bakau PSC, Kutei ...

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Uganda: Dominion Petroleum Starts Drilling The First ...

The John-14 rig was transported without incident to the drilling site on the Ngaji (Silverback) prospect in May and ...

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Brazil: Petrobras Earmarks $224 B for Doubling of Oil ...

Brazil’s state-run oil company announced Monday it will invest 224 billion US dollars through 2014 and double ...

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Norway: EMGS Clinches Major Marine 3D EM Deal (Worth $150 M)

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS)  announces that it has been awarded a multi-year contract worth a minimum of ...

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China: CNOOC Ltd. Completes Acquisition of Stake in ...

CNOOC Limited announced that the Company has completed its acquisition of 24.5% participation interests in Block ...

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No Reason to Stop Chevron from Drilling Canada’s ...

There is no reason to stop Chevron from drilling Canada’s deepest offshore well until there is solid evidence on ...

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Israel: 4 New Offshore Gas Exploration Licences Awarded

Nochi Dankner, Teddy Sagi, Ofer Nimrodi, Larry Mizel, Yosef Sultan were awarded gas exploration permits ...

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AWE Starts Drilling Offshore Indonesia

AWE Limited reports that the Liyun-1 well started drilling at 1845 hours (Indonesian time) on June 17, 2010. At ...

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ADX Energy Mobilizes Atwood Southern Cross Semi Sub for ...

ADX Energy Ltd  is pleased to announce that it has commenced the mobilisation of the Atwood Southern Cross semi ...

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Norway: Drilling on the PL435 Zidane-1 Prospect Commences

Drilling of the exploration well 6507/7-14S (Zidane prospect) in PL435 has started. The well is being drilled with ...

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Norway: Statoil Ready for Gudrun Development

The plan for development and operation (PDO) of the North Sea Gudrun field was approved by the Norwegian Parliament ...

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UK: Valiant Announces Positive Tybalt Drill Stem Test Results

Valiant Petroleum plc (“Valiant”) announced the second Tybalt exploration well (211/8c-4Z) has been ...

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France: CGGVeritas Launches BroadSeis Solution for ...

CGGVeritas announces the launch of BroadSeis, a new integrated service for high-resolution marine seismic. ...

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Ghana Set to Start Drilling Operations off Tema Coast

Ghana is set to begin oil exploration off the Tema coast. An agreement to this effect has been signed and the ...

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