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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…
Tuesday, 06 January 2015 07:34

Chevron's Anchor hits big

Chevron encountered a significant oil discovery at its deepwater US Gulf of Mexico Anchor prospect. The Anchor well was drilled…
Wednesday, 05 November 2014 02:29

Cobalt plows ahead on drilling and FPSO projects

Cobalt International's Cameia #3 appraisal well drill stem test offshore Angola has proved more successful than expected, the firm announced…