France: Technip Awarded $300 Million EPIC Contract by ...

Technip has been awarded a lump sum engineering, procurement, installation and construction (EPIC) contract by ...

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Dominion Petroleum Ltd. in a Promising Quest for ...

Dominion  announced the results of a competent persons report (CPR) on the first prospect in Block 7, offshore ...

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BP Will Drill in the Libyan Deepwater

Libya will allow BP to begin drilling in its offshore deepwater region next month, despite the extensive Gulf of ...

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Offshore Drilling: History and Overview

Offshore drilling typically refers to the discovery and development of oil and gas resources which lie underwater. ...

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Total Discovers Hydrocarbons Offshore Western Nigeria

Total announces that its subsidiary, Total Exploration & Production Nigeria Ltd, in association with Conoil ...

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Egypt: Red Sea Spill Continues. Government Claims Differently

Environmental activists say an oil spill off the coast of Egypt’s Red Sea, which has left turtles and sea ...

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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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Nigeria: Oil Production Rise Boosts Economy of the ...

The Increase in Oil Production in Nigeria Has Catapulted the Economy of Nigeria By 7. 23 Per Cent in the First ...

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Ghana Can Learn From Angloa’s Oil Production Experience

A senior official of Ghana’s government says President John Atta Mills will be holding bilateral talks with his ...

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Energulf Resources Update On Operations Offshore Namibia

EnerGulf Resources Inc. EnerGulf announced that the Operating Committee for Block 1711 met in Windhoek, Namibia and ...

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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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Stress Subsea Awarded FEED Contract for Project ...

Noble Energy has awarded to Stress Subsea, Inc. the Subsea System Front End Engineering Design (FEED) for the Alen ...

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VAALCO Energy Announces Discovery on Southeast Etame ...

VAALCO Energy, Inc. announced today the Southeast Etame No. 1 (“ETSEM-1”) exploration well completed ...

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Libya Want BP’s Assurance Disaster Won’t ...

Libya wants assurances from BP PLC (BP.LN) after its handling of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill but will allow it to ...

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Atwood Oceanic Clinches Contract to Drill Offshore ...

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

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Tullow Announces Successful Appraisal of Mahogany-5 ...

Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) announces that the Mahogany-5 appraisal well has continued the successful appraisal of the ...

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Angola: Maersk Reports Chissonga-2 Well to Have ...

Maersk Oil has finalised the appraisal well Chissonga-2 which was drilled down dip of the Chissonga-1 discovery ...

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Singapore: Ezra Strengthens Foothold in African Market ...

Ezra Holdings Limited (Ezra, the Group or 以斯拉控股), one of the world’s leading integrated support and marine services ...

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The Comprehensive Shell Remediation Plan for the Niger Delta

Royal Dutch Shell and its joint venture Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC) recently announced sweeping ...

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Nigeria: Shell Signs $630M Contract With Caverton ...

Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)and Caverton Helicopters Limited, an indigenous company, have sealed a ...

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BG Group to Farm-in to Blocks 1,3 and 4 Offshore ...

BG Group announced that it has received the written consent of the Government of the United Republic of Tanzania to ...

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Acergy S.A. Clinches $120 Million Contract Offshore Nigeria

Acergy S.A. announced today the award of a contract valued at approximately $120 million, offshore Nigeria in ...

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Tullow Goes Into Massive Offshore Exploratory Works in Africa

Tullow Oil plc (Tullow), Operator of the Jubilee Field in Ghana, is set to commence a new round of massive oil ...

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Ensco 105 Drills Fuchsia-1 Well Offshore Tunisia

Cooper Energy announced that the Ensco 105 has spud the Fuchsia-1 well in the Gulf of Hammamet, Tunisia. The plan ...

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Republic of Guinea: Hyperdynamics Corp. Receives $19.6M ...

Hyperdynamics Corporation  announced it has received payment of $19.6 million in cash from Aberdeen-based Dana ...

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Tullow Reports on Uganda and Gabon Wells

Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) announces that the Nzizi-3 well in Uganda Block 2 has successfully appraised the Nzizi gas ...

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Shell Puts Niger Delta Offshore Drilling on Hold

Managing blowback from the BP oil spill is “job #1″ for Big Oil these days. International petro giant Shell , with ...

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