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SOCO: LXM-101 well exceeds expectations

SOCO International operator of the Marine XI Block offshore the Republic of Congo (Brazzaville), has said it has ...

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Songa Offshore secures funds for two Cat D drilling rigs

Songa Offshore SE has announced that the documentation for the USD 1.1 billion senior secured credit facility for ...

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Statoil to use ‘Deepsea Atlantic’ for ...

The Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) has given Statoil Petroleum AS (Statoil) consent to use the Deepsea Atlantic ...

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ExxonMobil, OMV Petrom start Pelican South-1 drilling

Ocean Endeavour rig

ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Romania Limited (EMEPRL) and OMV Petrom S.A. (OMV Petrom) have started ...

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Schlumberger launches StingBlade

Smith Bits, a Schlumberger company, introduced StingBlade conical diamond element bit. StingBlade bits increase run ...

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Karoon to spud Kangaroo-2 appraisal well in November

Karoon Gas Australia has taken possession of the Olinda Star semi-submersible drilling rig from Petrobras. The rig ...

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ConocoPhillips starts Eldfisk II drilling

An important milestone has been passed for the Eldfisk II project, ConocoPhillips has informed. In October the ...

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VAALCO: Etame drilling begins

VAALCO Energy, Inc. today announced the start of a new six well drilling campaign offshore Gabon on its Etame Marin ...

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MPX to plug Aragon well

MPX North Sea limited has informed that well operations drilling and open hole logging operations have been ...

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Lundin spuds Storm (Norway)

Swedish operator Lundin Petroleum AB has begun drilling of exploration well 33/2-1 in PL555, in the North Sea, ...

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Ebola hampers Exxon’s offshore drilling plans in ...

Ebola virus that has been sowing death throughout west Africa for months is affecting ExxonMobil’s offshore ...

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Noble Energy to resume Falkland Islands drilling in mid-2015

Noble Energy, Inc. today confirmed plans to resume exploration drilling in the Falkland Islands in 2015 following ...

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Swissco doubles drilling rig fleet

Singapore’s Swissco Holdings Limited, has completed the acquisition of four additional mobile offshore ...

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AGR to support IOG’s drilling operations

Global oil and gas service company AGR has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Independent Oil ...

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Offshore drilling in Cyprus starts today

The Saipem 10000 drillship has this week reached Cypriot waters, where it will begin drilling operations on behalf ...

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Statoil to use ‘Transocean Leader’ for ...

The Norwegian petroleum safety watchdog has given approval for Statoil to use the Transocean Leader ...

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Site survey starts at Skerryvore. Drilling scheduled for 2015

Parkmead has announced that a site survey has begun at the Parkmead-operated Skerryvore oil prospect, in the UK ...

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Transocean scores contracts for drilling rig trio

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean Ltd has secured new rig contracts worth roughly $115 million.

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Origin starts Speculant-1 drilling (Australia)

Australia's Origin Energy has spudded the Speculant-1 exploration well at 04.00 hours EST on 23 September 2014.

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Greek oil drilling sector relaunched, Energean CEO says

Energean Oil & Gas has informed that on Thursday, 18 September, the Greek Parliament ratified its Licence ...

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Sanctions freeze ExxonMobil’s Arctic drilling ...

ExxonMobil has confirmed it will stop its drilling operations in the Kara Sea, offshore Russia, to comply with the ...

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