Statoil gets approval to drill Ensis well in Barents Sea

Norwegian oil giant Statoil has been given approval to carry out exploration drilling of the well 7125 4-3 (Ensis) ...

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Tullow gets NPD nod to drill North Sea wildcat

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Tullow Oil Norge AS a drilling permit for the well 31/10-1, ...

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Maersk Gallant to drill two wells near Ekofisk

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has given its approval for Statoil to use the Maersk Gallant jack-up in the ...

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CNOOC to drill in E. Guinea using Atwood Hunter semi

Atwood Oceanics, Inc. has been awarded a drilling services contract by CNOOC Africa Limited for the ...

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Statoil gets approval to drill Barents Sea well

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 7325/1-1, in ...

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‘Safety zone’ declared at Statoil’s ...

Late last night Norway’s Ministry of Petroleum informed the Greenpeace ship Esperanza of the creation of 'safety ...

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Eirik Raude rig to drill in the Falkands?

Ocean Rig has reportedly received a contract for its Eirik Raude semi-submersible rig for a drilling campaign in ...

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Statoil to use Transocean Spitsbergen on Apollo well

Statoil has received consent to carry out exploration drilling of well 7324/2-1 Apollo in production licence 615 in ...

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E.ON granted permission to drill in Norwegian Sea

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted E.ON E&P Norge AS a drilling permit for well 6507/5-7, in the ...

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BSEE conducts unannounced oil spill response drill with OXY

The U.S. Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) last week participated in a day-long Government ...

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Energy Searcher drillship waiting approval to drill in ...

CAMAC Energy Inc. has informed that the Northern Offshore Energy Searcher drillship is currently located offshore ...

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Sedco 712 rig moves to drill Lancaster appraisal well

Hurricane Energy plc, the UK-based oil and gas company focused on hydrocarbon resources in naturally fractured ...

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Chevron gets permission to drill at Frade field again

Chevron has reportedly received permission to resume drilling and water injection operations at the Frade field in ...

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OMV to drill Barents Sea well using Transocean Barents rig

OMV Norge has received consent to carry out exploration drilling of well 7324/7-2 in production licence 537 in the ...

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Statoil to use ‘Ocean Vanguard’ to drill ...

Statoil has received consent to use Ocean Vanguard drilling rig for drilling a pilot hole at 16/2-U-7 in the Johan ...

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SOCO to drill Mer Profond Sud well in early 2015 (Congo)

The Congolese government has approved a farm-out deal between PA Resources and SOCO international. PA Resources ...

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Statoil to drill at PL 090 with Songa Trym

Statoil Petroleum AS has received consent to carry out exploration drilling of well 35/11-17 in production licence ...

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Murphy spins drill bit offshore Cameroon

Murphy Cameroon Ntem Oil Co. Ltd (“Murphy”), has started drilling operations on the Bamboo-1 well using ...

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Noreco Receives Permission to Drill Norwegian Sea Wildcat

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Noreco Norway AS a drilling permit for a well located in the ...

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CNOOC to Drill 155 Exploration Wells in 2014

CNOOC to Drill 155 Exploration Well in 2014

China’s CNOOC Limited today announced a summary of the Company’s business strategy and development plan ...

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Noreco to Drill in PL 484 with Bredford Dolphin

Noreco Norway AS has received consent to use the Bredford Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig on a well in the ...

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