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OE Daily: 2017 / July

Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi has been talking to Libyan officials about the second phase of development of the Bahr Essalam field, in which first gas…
Monday, 31 July 2017 10:18

Video: Sverdrup coming into focus

Statoil successfully installed the largest jacket on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) at its Johan Sverdrup project, giving the Norwegian giant the first visible sign…
Talos Energy's Zama-1 exploration well, which made the "world class" Zama discovery, has failed to find further volumes in a deeper target. Zama-1 is being…
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 09:13

Tullow to drill off Suriname, resume at TEN

Tullow Oil has revealed its plans for the rest of the year to drill offshore Suriname, and resuming at the Tweneboa, Enyenra, Ntomme (TEN) fields offshore…
Wednesday, 26 July 2017 03:42

Brasse PDO for 2018, targets 56-92 MMboe

Faroe Petroleum is targeting submission of a development plan for its Norwegian North Sea Brasse field in 2018, based on what could be a US$500…
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 09:47

Exxon's hit at Payara-2 ups resources

ExxonMobil has discovered additional oil at a Payara appraisal well offshore Guyana, upping the ultra deepwater discovery's resources to about 500 MMboe. Map of Stabroek, from…
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 09:38

Anadarko fails off Cote D’Ivore

Anadarko Petroleum failed at two wildcats offshore Cote D’Ivore in West Africa. Walker. Image from Anadarko. The first exploration well, Paon-6A, was drilled at Block…
Tuesday, 25 July 2017 03:51

VIDEO: Prelude FLNG arrives in Australia

Shell has confirmed that its massive Prelude floating LNG (FLNG) facility has arrived at its location in the Prelude field, offshore Australia. An aerial view of the Prelude…
The UK's Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has launched the 30th Offshore Licensing Round, with 813 blocks or part blocks on offer in mature areas…
Monday, 24 July 2017 14:40

Nova Scotia offers new call for bids

The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) has issued its Call for Bids NS17-1 for exploration licenses consisting of three parcels in the Sydney Basin,…
Nearly two years after a failed attempt, oilfield services giant Schlumberger is set to acquire a majority stake in Eurasia Drilling Co. (EDC). The Astra…
Friday, 21 July 2017 03:44

Maersk Culzean jackets installed

All three of Maersk Oil's Culzean high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) development jackets have been installed in the UK North Sea. Maersk says they were installed on…
Thursday, 20 July 2017 11:24

Keppel discloses delivery agenda

Keppel Corp. has revealed that its wholly-owned subsidiary Keppel Offshore and Marine’s (Keppel O&M) plans to deliver five rigs to Borr Drilling, and the world's…
Thursday, 20 July 2017 09:51

Brazil reveals 14th Round terms

Brazil’s National Petroleum Agency (ANP) has published the final bidding terms for the 14th Round of bids for oil and gas blocks set for 27…
Mexico’s National Commission of Hydrocarbons (CNH) announced that 30 blocks will be offered in the country’s second deepwater round on 31 January 2018. Image of…
The INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project’s floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) facility Ichthys Venturer has set sail for Australia. The 336m-long long ship-shaped, offshore facility…
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 03:05

Dussafu reaches FID off Gabon

BW Offshore and Panoro Energy have agreed on a final investment decision (FID) for the Dussafu project offshore Gabon, with first oil set for next year. …
Statoil and partners Eni and Petoro have made a small gas discovery in the Blåmann well, between the Snøhvit and Goliat fields in the Barents…
Friday, 14 July 2017 10:36

Aker BP targets PDO trio this year

Aker BP is preparing to submit plans for development and operation (PDO) for three of its projects by the end of 2017, and for the…
Some 75.9 million acres offshore Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida are to be offered for oil and gas exploration and development, US Secretary of the…
Royal Dutch Shell encountered hydrocarbons in the initial Whale exploration well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. Noble Globetrotter I. Image from Huisman. The well was…
Thursday, 13 July 2017 12:37

Exxon JV inks Block 59 deal off Suriname

ExxonMobil is preparing exploration activities offshore Suriname, after signing a production sharing contract (PSC) with Suriname’s national oil company Staatsolie Maatschappij Suriname NV for deepwater…
Thursday, 13 July 2017 07:47

BOEM approves Eni's Alaska drilling plans

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has approved Eni’s exploration plan (EP) to drill four wildcats at the company’s Spy Island Drillsite (SID)…
Thursday, 13 July 2017 03:59

ConocoPhillips submits Barossa proposal

ConocoPhillips has submitted its development proposal for the gas and condensate Barossa field in the Timor Sea, to Australian authorities for comment.  The Barossa Area…
Ophir Energy is expecting to have the Fortuna FLNG project final investment decision (FID) off Equatorial Guinea settled in the coming months, as the company…
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 08:38

Eni ups Mexico's Amoca to 1 billion boe

Eni has increased its estimate of resources in place at the Amoca field offshore Mexico to 1 billion boe, following a successful appraisal well that…
Wednesday, 12 July 2017 08:32

Shell exits Ireland with Corrib sale

Royal Dutch Shell will exit upstream operations in Ireland with the sale of its Corrib gas field stake to a Canadian pension fund. Source: Shell…
Talos Energy and partners Sierra Oil and Gas, and Premier Oil have made an estimated 1.4-2 billion bbl, "world-class" light oil discovery at the Zama-1…
Tuesday, 11 July 2017 11:48

Shell to buy Turritella FPSO

Shell is buying the deepest floating production unit in the world, the Turritella floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) unit in a US$1 billion cash…
Tuesday, 11 July 2017 10:04

NOC takes Al-Shaheen reins this week

This week, France’s Total and Qatar Petroleum (QP) will officially take over operatorship from Maersk Oil of the giant Al-Shaheen oil field offshore Qatar for…
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