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OMV Petrom Snaps Up Black Sea Block in Georgia

Jun 29, 2020

Romania's OMV Petrom has provisionally won the rights to explore for oil and gas in a Black Sea block off the coast fo Georgia.OMV Petrom said Monday it had been selected as the winner of the open international tender held by the Ministry of Economy and Sustainable Development of Georgia for the Offshore Block II.Peter Zeilinger, member of the Executive Board, responsible for Upstream: 'We continue our plans to expand our upstream activities in the Black Sea region…

Bulgaria: Repsol Transfers Offshore Block Rights to Total, OMV

Jun 15, 2020

Bulgaria has granted Spain's Repsol permission to transfer 30% of the rights to explore a block off its Black Sea coastline for gas and oil to the other two rights holders.After the transfer, a unit of French oil company Total would hold 57…

Watch: Giant Offshore Rig Passing Under Bosphorus Bridges

Apr 16, 2020

Italian oilfield services company Saipem has shared a video of one of its offshore drilling rigs passing the Bosphorus Strait in Turkey, earlier this week.The Scarabeo 9, Saipem's semi-submersible drilling rig, on Monday crossed the Bosporus Strait for the fourth time in its history…

Turkish Drillship Gearing Up for Black Sea Drilling

Apr 10, 2020

Turkish national oil company TPAO's drillship Fatih is being prepared to move to the Black Sea to start drilling operations.The news was shared on social media both by TPAO and the country's energy minister Fatih DonmezDonmez on Thursday tweeted…

OMV Delays Romanian Offshore Project FID

Mar 13, 2020

Austrian oil and gas group OMV is again postponing an investment decision on its Black Sea exploration project and is now aiming for a decision next year at the earliest, its chief executive said on Friday.The exploration of the Black Sea Neptun…

Romania's Romgaz Eyeing Stake in Neptun Deep Offshore Project

Feb 18, 2020

Romania's Romgaz said it has agreed with OMV Petrom and Poland's PGNiG to make a joint offer for Exxon Mobil's 50% stake in a long-stalled offshore natural gas project in the Black Sea if the U.S. company decides to sell.State-owned Romgaz would…

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