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Anadarko touts Phobos find

Apr 25, 2013

Anadarko Petroleum encountered high-quality oil at its Phobos-1 deepwater Gulf of Mexico well, the company announced on 25 April 2013. Located in Sigsbee Escarpment in Block 39, the company found 250 net ft of oil in lower tertiary-aged reservoirs…

Summer drilling for Lancaster discovery

Apr 25, 2013

Hurricane Energy is pleased to announce that it has taken assignment of a rig contract between Transocean and ATP for the provision of the GSF Arctic III semi-submersible drilling rig, for a one well slot, to be utilised in drilling and testing the Company’s Lancaster basement oil discovery…

Statoil finds more at Gullfaks

Apr 25, 2013

Statoil and partner Petoro have proven considerable additional resources in the Shetland Group/Lista Formation in the Gullfaks licence. The Shetland Group and the Lista Formation are younger and slightly shallower deposits with different…

ENI increases Mozambique estimates

Apr 24, 2013

Mamba South 3 was drilled in water depth of 1,571 meters and reached a total depth of 4,948 meters. The well is located approximately 6 kilometers North of Mamba South 1, 12  kilometers north west of Mamba South 2 and approximately 50 kilometers off the Cabo Delgado coast…

Liner drilling test on Statfjord B

Apr 24, 2013

Statoil chronicles steerable liner drilling tests on its Statfjord and Brage oil fields in the North Sea.

Dry Lupin well for Statoil

Apr 24, 2013

Statoil Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 360, is about to complete drilling of wildcat well 16/8-3 S (Lupin prospect). The well was drilled about 40 kilometres east of the Sleipner Øst field and 60 kilometres south of the…

Premier finds oil at Bonneville

Apr 23, 2013

Premier Oil has announced success on an exploration well and side track on its North Sea Bonneville prospect. Bonneville, 4km south of the Burgman discovery in the Catcher area licence in the central North Sea, found oil on well 28/9a-6 and its side track…

Exxon starts Dunquin drilling

Apr 23, 2013

ExxonMobil has started drilling on the Dunquin prospect offshore the west coast of Ireland, partners in the licence said this morning.  Drilling operations are expected to take several months to complete using the Eirik Raude semi-submersible drilling unit…

£2.1m funding for Deep Casing Tools

Apr 22, 2013

Aberdeen-based Deep Casing Tools, which develops an innovative range of tools designed to land casing and completions at target depth within an oil or gas well has received £2.1 million funding from the Scottish Loan Fund (SLF). Deep…

Statoil announces new find near Gullfaks

Apr 19, 2013

Statoil and partner Petoro have proven considerable additional resources in the Shetland Group/Lista Formation in the Gullfaks licence. The Shetland Group and the Lista Formation are younger and slightly shallower deposits with different…

Long winter mutes North Sea activity

Apr 18, 2013

The UK’s prolonged winter muted drilling and deals growth in the North Sea after a strong finish to 2012, according to a new report from Deloitte, the business advisory firm, into offshore activity. The report, compiled by Deloitte’s Petroleum Services Group (PSG)…

Asset Guardian wins Stena Drilling work

Apr 17, 2013

Asset Guardian Solutions Ltd (AGSL), which specialises in protecting companies’ process critical software assets, announced that it has secured an important contract with Stena Drilling Ltd of Aberdeen, Scotland.  This contract represents a significant development for AGSL…

Bluewater signs up Seadrill's West Neptune

Apr 16, 2013

Seadrill has signed a contract with LLOG Bluewater Holdings for employment of the new-build drill-ship, West Neptune, offshore Gulf of Mexico.   The contract duration is a minimum of three years plus an option for a one-year extension at mutually agreed rates…

MOPU for West Seahorse field, Australia

Apr 16, 2013

3D Oil and partner Hibiscus Petroleum Berhad have decided on the use of a leased Mobile Offshore Production Unit (MOPU) to develop their West Seahorse oil field in VIC/P57, offshore Victoria. Front End Engineering Design (FEED) for the…

Wintershall spuds Mjosa

Apr 15, 2013

Bridge, the Oslo Børs and AIM listed oil and gas exploration and production company, is pleased to announce that the drilling of exploration well 6406/6-3 has commenced. The well will target the Mjøsa gas prospect, which is located 10 km northeast…

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