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Thursday, 21 December 2017 09:11

Rystad: 2017 discovered oil, gas resources down

How did global oil and gas exploration fare in 2017? It depends on who you ask. Photo from Maersk Drilling.…
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 18:33

2017: Exploration hot spots

Senegal and Mauritania are set for a raft of activity as two major projects move towards putting both countries on…
Published in OE: 2017 / December
Wednesday, 20 December 2017 02:57

Year in review: 2017's Top 10 discoveries

Audrey Leon looks at some of 2017's 10 largest offshore discoveries. First published in the December 2017 OE. While exploration…
Published in OE: 2017 / December
Tuesday, 12 December 2017 03:21

Lamantin disappoints for Kosmos, Mauritania

Kosmos Energy's Lamantin-1 exploration well on Block C-12 offshore Mauritania has disappointed.  The well, drilled in 2200m water depth and…
Wednesday, 29 November 2017 04:24

Hess completes Equatorial Guinea sale to Kosmos

Hess Corp. has completed the sale of its interests in offshore Equatorial Guinea to Kosmos Energy and Trident Energy for…
Thursday, 02 November 2017 13:37

Tullow, Sterling to exit Mauritania Block C-10

Tullow Oil and partner Sterling Energy have decided to exit Block C-10 offshore Mauritania after determining the block’s prospects did…
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 04:07

Deepwater Hippocampe-1 dry for Kosmos

Kosmos Energy's Hippocampe-1 deepwater exploration well in Block C-8 offshore Mauritania was dry. The well, drilled in 2600m water depth,…
Reduced spending for oil and gas exploration is limiting availability of quality deepwater assets for merger and acquisition (M&A) deals,…
Houston-headquartered Atwood Oceanics has inked a one-well contract offshore northwest Africa with Kosmos Energy using the ultra-deepwater rig Atwood Achiever.…
Dallas-based Kosmos Energy and BP have made a new, major gas discovery offshore Senegal, which could support a second LNG…
Published in OE Daily: 2017 / May
Friday, 24 March 2017 08:29

Kosmos spuds Yakaar off Senegal

Kosmos Energy started the second phase of its multi-well exploration drilling program offshore Mauritania and Senegal. The Atwood Achiever drillship is now on location offshore Senegal in the…
Published in OE Press: 2017 / March
Monday, 23 January 2017 04:12

Cairn spuds first 2017 SNE well, Senegal

Drilling has started on Cairn Energy's latest exploration campaign offshore Senegal, according to partner FAR. Cairn Energy is using the…
Wednesday, 04 May 2016 02:19

Hess farms into Suriname

  US-based explorer Kosmos Energy has agreed to farm-out a one third stake in its Block 42 contract area offshore…
Published in OE Daily: 2016 / May
Wednesday, 06 April 2016 10:32

Kosmos gains operatorship of two blocks

Kosmos Energy Sao Tome and Principe (Kosmos) has gained operatorship of Block 5 and 12, offshore West Africa in the…
Monday, 26 October 2015 04:51

Europa: Low rig rates is an opportunity

Europa Oil & Gas CEO Hugh Mackay says now is a perfect chance to drill on the firm’s offshore Irish…
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