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Turkey May Work with Foreign Companies to Bring Online Giant Black Sea Gas Find

Oct 23, 2020

Turkey may cooperate with foreign firms to bring online its giant gas find in the Black Sea, made in August this year.As reported by Reuters, the country's energy minister Fatih Donmez said on Thursday that Turkey would operate the gas field…

OKEA Gets OK to Buy Equinor's Aurora Gas Find

Oct 15, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas company OKEA has received approval to acquire offshore blocks in the North Sea in Norway containing the Aurora gas discovery.OKEA announced the agreement to buy Equinor’s 40% operated working interest in PL195 and PL195 B…

Gazprom Finds "Substantial Amounts of Gas" in Kara Sea Field

Oct 12, 2020

Russian gas giant Gazprom has found a new gas deposit in the Kara Sea, at the Leningradskoye field of the Yamal gas production center.Gazprom said: 'As a result of drilling and testing of an exploratory well, commercial gas inflow was obtained with a flow rate of about 600…

Equinor Discovers Oil and Gas at Swisher Prospect

Sep 29, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has discovered oil and gas at its Swisher prospect in the North Sea, offshore Norway.Recoverable resources are estimated to be in the range of 2-6 million standard cubic meters of oil equivalent, or around to 13-38 million barrels of oil equivalent…

Petrobras Makes Oil Find in Campos Basin Block

Sep 23, 2020

Brazilian national oil company Petrobras has discovered hydrocarbons at the first well drilled in the block C-M-657,in the pre-salt of the Campos Basin in which partners are U.S. ExxonMobil and Norway's Equinor.The exploration well named Naru…

Eni Finds More Gas Offshore Egypt

Sep 16, 2020

Italian oil and gas company Eni, together with partner BP, has made a gas discovery in the Great Nooros Area offshore Egypt.Eni, a company which a few years back struck Egypt's largest gas find at the Zohr well in the Mediterranean Sea, on Wednesday…

Turkish Giant Offshore Gas Find 'Transformational', Woodmac Says

Aug 21, 2020

'Our Fatih drillship discovered 320 billion cubic meters of natural gas reserves, thanks to the drilling in the Tuna-1 well [...]. There is no stopping and resting for us until we become a net exporter in energy,' the Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan tweeted on Friday…

Neptune says Makes Largest Oil Discovery in Norway this Year

Aug 04, 2020

Neptune Energy has said it has made the largest oil discovery in Norway so far this year at its Dugong well in the North Sea.After announcing preliminary results in July, the company on Tuesday confirmed the commercial discovery of oil at the Dugong well (PL882)…

Suriname's Staatsolie Eyes Stake in Apache's Prolific Offshore Block

Aug 03, 2020

Suriname's state-owned oil company Staatsolie is considering farming into an offshore oil block where Apache Corp and France's Total SA have announced a third major discovery, an executive said on Sunday.Staatsolie has the right to a stake of up to 20% in the 1…

ExxonMobil Finds More 'High-quality' Reservoirs Off Guyana, Hess Says

Jul 29, 2020

The U.S. oil major ExxonMobil has recently discovered two more high-quality oil reservoirs offshore Guyana, Hess, the company's partner in the prolific Stabroek block said Wednesday.To remind, back in January, ExxonMobil said it had struck its 16th oil discovery in the offshore block in Guyana…

Eni Makes Gas Discovery Offshore Egypt

Jul 28, 2020

Italian oil and gas giant Eni, along with partners Total and BP, has made a gas discovery in the Mediterranean Sea, offshore Egypt.The discovery was made at the Bashrush well on the Eni-operated North El Hammad license, located eleven kilometers off the Egyptian coast…

Eni Confirms 'Significant Hydrocarbon Accumulation' Offshore Vietnam

Jul 27, 2020

Italian oil and gas company Eni announces an exploration well has confirmed 'a significant hydrocarbon accumulation' on the Ken Bau discovery offshore Vietnam, further expanding its potential.The exploration well Ken Bau-2X, located in Block 114…

Equinor Finds Gas and Condensate at Atlantis Well in North Sea

Jul 08, 2020

Norwegian oil and gas company Equinor has discovered gas and condensate in the exploration well 30/2-5 S Atlantis, in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The discovery was made about 17 kilometers south of the Kvitebjørn field in the North Sea and 160 kilometers northwest of Bergen…

Total Wins Woodmac's 'Most Admired Explorer' Award

Jul 06, 2020

French major Total has been named the upstream industry’s most-admired explorer, an accolade awarded in conjunction with Wood Mackenzie’s annual Exploration Survey.  Dr. Andrew Latham, Vice President, Global Exploration Research, at Wood Mackenzie…

Neptune Strikes Hydrocarbons at Dugong Well, off Norway

Jul 03, 2020

Oil and gas firm Neptune Energy has struck hydrocarbons at its Dugong well in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, just two weeks after the drilling started.'Upon entering the reservoir, logs and cuttings have identified hydrocarbons and a decision has been made to initiate coring…

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