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Thursday, 14 December 2017 14:51

Cobalt files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

Cobalt International Energy reported today (14 December) it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for…
Thursday, 13 July 2017 09:56

Cobalt adds two leases to Anchor in GoM

Map of Anchor, from Chevron. Houston’s Cobalt International Energy has entered into a definitive agreement with its co-owners in the…
Published in OE Press: 2017 / July
Monday, 08 May 2017 15:00

Cobalt looks for North Platte partner

Cobalt International Energy has opened a data room for its deepwater US Gulf of Mexico North Platte field as it…
Published in OE Daily: 2017 / May
Anadarko has hit wet Wilcox sands at its Shenandoah prospect in the Gulf of Mexico, according to partner Cobalt International.…
Published in OE Daily: 2017 / March
Tuesday, 14 March 2017 12:02

Cobalt hits at GoM North Platte appraisal

Cobalt International has encountered oil at its North Platte #4 appraisal well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, with plans…
Published in OE Daily: 2017 / March
Wednesday, 04 January 2017 09:40

Cobalt hits at North Platte appraisal

Houston’s Cobalt International Energy encountered “encouraging” results at its North Platte #4 appraisal well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico,…
Wednesday, 19 October 2016 12:41

Rowan gets two termination notices

Rowan Companies has received two early termination notices this month, in addition to booking more work and selling one jackup.…
Friday, 16 September 2016 03:28

Cobalt cuts short Rowan drillship contract

Cobalt International has agreed to terminate its long-term contract for the Rowan Reliance drillship. The drilling contract was originally due…
Thursday, 07 July 2016 15:11

Ex-BHP CFO named new Cobalt CFO

Houston-based Cobalt International Energy has recruited a second former former BHP Billiton employee this year, with the appointment of David…
Published in OE People: 2016 / July
Tuesday, 31 May 2016 14:19

Ex-BHP exec named Cobalt CEO

Houston-based Cobalt International Energy appointed Timothy J. Cutt as its new CEO and Class I member of the board of…
Published in OE People: 2016 / May
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 03:23

Cobalt hits condensate, gas off Angola

Cobalt International has struck its sixth pre-salt discovery offshore Angola. The firm made a "significant condensate and gas" discovery on…
Published in OE Press: 2016 / May
Angola's national oil company Sonagol and Houston-based Cobalt International Energy have signed a sale and purchase agreement allowing Sonangol to…
Wednesday, 15 July 2015 08:22

Mexico's bleak Round One ends

Mexico’s National Hydrocarbons Commission (CNH) opened the first public tender process early this morning (15 July) in the country's historic…
Published in OE Daily: 2015 / July
Cobalt International Energy opted to plug and abandon its North Platte No. 2 appraisal well at Garden Banks Block 959…
Published in OE Press: 2015 / April
Monday, 02 February 2015 10:49

Cobalt appoints Cameia executive VP

Cobalt International Energy appointed Shashank V. Karve as executive vice president, Cameia development. Karve joined Cobalt in December 2014, and…
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