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OE Daily: 2017 / October

Tuesday, 31 October 2017 15:55

25 sign up for Mexico deepwater round

Mexico's National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) announced today that 25 companies have askes to sign up for the next deepwater round, Round 2.4, to be held…
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 11:23

Siccar lines up Cambo field plans

Siccar Point Energy is moving forward with plans to develop the Cambo field, 125km northwest of Shetland in the UK North Sea.  The development concept…
Friday, 27 October 2017 15:18

Shell, Petrobras lead pre-salt auctions

Brazil held its 2nd and 3rd production sharing rounds concerning pre-salt areas today (27 October) where Shell and Petrobras were early winners. Shell will participate…
Friday, 27 October 2017 11:56

Exxon joins Statoil at Carcará

ExxonMobil will join Statoil as a partner offshore Brazil, buying half of Statoil's interest in block BM-S-8, which contains part of the pre-salt Carcará oil…
Friday, 27 October 2017 03:31

Suriname duster for Tullow Oil

Tullow Oil's latest "ambitious wildcat" well offshore Suriname, south America, has failed to make a commercial discovery.  The Araku-1 exploration was drilled to a total…
Thursday, 26 October 2017 08:26

PGS streamlines business, management team

Seeking to cope with changing seismic market fundamentals, marine geophysical firm Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) will centralize and streamline its operations, resulting in a reduction in…
A steady recovery is in motion in the subsea business with the potential for major subsea awards in the remaining months of this year and…
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 10:58

New US lease sale offers 76.9 million acres

The US Department of the Interior (DOI) has released details about proposed Lease Sale 250, which would offer 76.9 million acres in federal waters offshore…
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 09:10

Shell to tie Fram back to Shearwater

Shell has submitted plans to develop the Fram gas and gas condensate field in the UK North Sea as a subsea tieback to the Shearwater…
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 03:08

Hess inks $2 billion Norway sale

Aker BP has agreed to buy Hess Norge, which includes major stakes in the Valhall and Hod fields, from Hess for US$2 billion as the…
Kosmos Energy entered Equatorial Guinea with a splash by acquiring Hess' 85% stake in two long-producting oil fields for US$650 million, as well as signing…
Monday, 23 October 2017 02:46

Premier's Catcher FPSO hooked up

Premier Oil's Catcher development is on track for first oil by the end of the year with the project's floating production vessel now moored in…
Friday, 20 October 2017 03:18

Chevron sanctions Captain EOR project

US oil major Chevron is moving ahead with plans for an enhanced oil recovery (EOR) project using polymer technology on its Captain heavy oil field…
Thursday, 19 October 2017 22:27

LLOG pipeline leaks 16,000 bbl into GoM

New figures released by the US Coast Guard (USCG) and the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) show that approximately 16,000 bbl (672,000 gallons)…
Thursday, 19 October 2017 22:10

First Cambodian oil field wins FID

Singapore-based explorer KrisEnergy will proceed with the first phase of its Apsara oil field, the first hydrocarbon project offshore Cambodia, the company announced today (19…
Thursday, 19 October 2017 16:57

Energean: Montenegro blocks hold 438 MMboe

Mediterranean explorer Energean Oil & Gas praised the “untapped potential” of its two blocks offshore Montenegro, which may hold 1.8 TCF of gas and 144…
Thursday, 19 October 2017 03:41

Woodside strikes out offshore Myanmar

Australian explorer Woodside's latest exploration wells offshore Myanmar were non-commercial or dry, the firm has revealed. Thalin discovery Source: Woodside The firm's Pyi Tharyar-1 well,…
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 14:35

Pemex to explore Mexico's pre-salt

The National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) has approved Pemex’s exploration plans to probe Mexico’s first-ever pre-salt well in the Bay of Campeche. The probe, called YAXXTAAB-1…
First power has been achieved from Statoil and partner Masdar's Hywind Scotland project - the world's first floating wind farm.  The 30MW wind farm, operated…
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 02:55

Stranded gas FLNG model launched

Norwegian energy consultancy Add Energy and Australian firm Transborders Energy (TBE) are working together, with help from MODEC and TechnipFMC, to create a fast deployment…
Monday, 16 October 2017 12:47

Emerson to acquire Paradigm

St. Louis-based technology and engineering firm Emerson announced today (16 October) it has agreed to acquire Paradigm, a provider of software solutions for the oil…
Monday, 16 October 2017 09:03

Anadarko to explore offshore Peru

Anadarko Petroleum has signed an exploration agreement with the government of Peru to explore 4.7 million acres across three deepwater blocks in the Trujillo Basin…
Monday, 16 October 2017 03:44

Eni, Total, Novatek make bid for Lebanon

Three companies, Eni, Total and Novatek, acting as a consortium have made the only bids in Lebanon's first offshore licensing round. The three companies together…
Monday, 16 October 2017 02:55

Operations resume following Storm Nate

Operators in the US Gulf of Mexico have largely resumed normal operations following Tropical Storm Nate. The Storm, which formed 5 October and made landfall…
Friday, 13 October 2017 03:03

Chevron drops Bight exploration - APPEA

US oil major Chevron has decided to discontinue its exploration program in the Great Australian Bight, according to the country's industry body.  BP dropped its…
The US Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE) released new numbers this morning (13 October) stating that more US Gulf of Mexico production than…
Thursday, 12 October 2017 14:20

Appomattox hull arrives in US Gulf

The hull for the Appomattox field development facility arrived last week at the Ingleside, Texas shipyard where it will undergo final construction before installation in…
Tuesday, 10 October 2017 09:31

Rosneft closes Shorouk stake deal

Russia’s Rosneft has closed the US$1.13 billion deal to acquire stake in the Shorouk concession, containing the giant Zohr field offshore Egypt from Italy’s Eni.…
Monday, 09 October 2017 09:04

Goliat shut down due to electrical issues

Eni has been ordered to shut down all production from the Goliat floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) unit, after the Petroleum Safety Authority of…
Russian gas giant Gazprom Neft says it has made a new discovery containing 255 million tonne of oil equivalent (ca.1.8 bn boe) in place on…
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