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Ophir Makes Paus Biru Gas Discovery

Dec 07, 2018

U.K.-based Ophir Energy announced Friday its Paus Biru-1 exploration well in Sampang PSC offshore Indonesia has resulted in a gas discovery.The well was drilled to a total measured depth (MD) of 710 meters and encountered 29 meters of estimated…

Pan Orient Energy Announces Thailand Oil Discovery

Oct 29, 2018

The oil and natural gas company Pan Orient Energy Corp announce that the L53-DD1 exploration well encountered an interpreted, combined 26 meters of net oil pay within three separate sandstone reservoirs between a true vertical depth of 960 to 1…

Cairn Energy Submits Senegal SNE Plan

Oct 25, 2018

UK-based Cairn Energy  announced that the Development and Exploitation Plan for the SNE field offshore Senegal has been submitted on schedule to the Government of Senegal by the Joint Venture (JV) with approval targeted later this year.Cairn…

Steelhead LNG Files Kwispaa Project Description

Oct 18, 2018

Kwispaa LNG has entered the next phase of project development with the submission of the Project Description to the British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office and Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency.The Project Description provides…

Offshore Achievement Awards finalists unveiled

Jan 16, 2018

Finalists for this year's Offshore Achievement Awards, hosted by the Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section, have been revealed today.  The annual awards recognise the best talent, performance and innovation in the industry…

OGTC awards $1.76 million in P&A funding

Jan 08, 2018

Aberdeen's Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) is to invest US$1.76 million (£1.3 million) in four projects aimed at developing new plugging and abandonment (P&A) technologies. BiSN, Strathclyde University, Heriot-Watt University and Baker…

Total, Eni, Novatek awarded Lebanese blocks

Dec 15, 2017

Lebanon's Council of Ministers has approved the awards of two exclusive petroleum licenses for exploration and production in Lebanese Blocks 4 and 9 for the consortium composed of Total, Eni and Novatek.  The three companies, acting as a consortium…

IOG given more time to submit complete Blythe FDP

Dec 15, 2017

North Sea minnow Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) has been given extra time to develop its Blythe discovery, in the southern North Sea. The firm has been given an extension on License P1736, by 12 months to 31 December 2018, dependent on…

OGTC launches $2.69m digital and decommissioning calls for ideas

Dec 14, 2017

Aberdeen's Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has launched two calls for ideas relating to digital and decommissioning, with £2 million available to successful applicants.  The OGTC says that machine learning techniques could help extend the life of oil and gas fields…

Offshore Achievement Awards deadline weeks away

Nov 06, 2017

The trophy for this year's Offshore Achievement Awards in Aberdeen has been picked, with less than a month to go now until entries close for the Society of Petroleum Engineers' organized event, supported by OE (Offshore Engineer).  Each year the organizers of the awards…

Eni, Total, Novatek make bid for Lebanon

Oct 16, 2017

Three companies, Eni, Total and Novatek, acting as a consortium have made the only bids in Lebanon's first offshore licensing round. The three companies together bid on Blocks 4 and 9, says the Lebanese Petroleum Administration. Block…

IOG increases Vulcan Satellites reserves, close to FDP submission

Oct 12, 2017

UK firm Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) says it expects to award key project contactors and submit a field development plan for its Vulcan Satellites hub later this month following a report which has significantly increased reserves numbers for the fields…

SPE Offshore Achievement Awards 2018 now open

Oct 02, 2017

The Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) Aberdeen Section has now opened entries for the 32nd Offshore Achievement Awards (OAA). The OAAs were launched during last month’s SPE Offshore Europe and are supported by OE.  Categories remain similar to last year’s line up…

Uruguay launches third offshore licensing round

Sep 20, 2017

Uruguay's Ministry of Industry, Energy and Mining (MIEM) and national oil firm ANCAP have launched the Uruguay Round 3, an offshore licensing round. Image from iStock. Seventeen…

OE17: £12 million invested, says OGTC

Sep 07, 2017

In just seven months since launching, The Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has inked £12 million in investment in 21 projects, gained 40 members and is now set to open its Innovation hub, aimed at new breakthrough solutions, the centre revealed during SPE Offshore Europe on Tuesday…

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