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Chevron Gets More Time to Drill Appraisal Well at Offshore Gas Field in Cyprus

Nov 18, 2022

U.S. oil major Chevron has been given more time to drill the A3 appraisal well in the Aphrodite gas field, 160 km south of Limassol, offshore Cyprus.NewMed Energy, partner in Chevron-operated Block 12 in the Mediterranean Sea, said Thursday…

Closely Watched Gazania Wildcat Offshore S. Africa Disappoints

Nov 18, 2022

Eco-Atlantic hasn't found any hydrocarbons in the Gazania-1 exploration well, which is located off the coast of South Africa. The well was drilled in about 150 meters of water, is located 25 kilometers offshore the Northern Cape in the Orange Basin…

Transocean to Buy Newbuild Ultra-Deepwater Drillship from DSME Ordered by Seadrill in 2013

Nov 18, 2022

Offshore drilling contractor Transocean said Thursday that it had together with Perestroika and funds managed by Lime Rock Management L.P created a joint venture, Liquila Ventures.Liquila Ventures agreed with Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co…

Seadrill Starts Trading on Oslo Stock Exchange

Nov 17, 2022

Offshore drilling company Seadrill on Thursday started trading on the main list of the Oslo Stock Exchange, having uplisted from Euronext Expand. Also, back in October, Seadrill Limited also received approval to relist its common shares on the New York Stock Exchange (“NYSE”)…

Turkey's Black Sea Gas Field to Go Online in 2023, Erdogan Says

Nov 17, 2022

Turkey's Black Sea gas field is on track to go online next year as promised and work has sped up to connect it to the national infrastructure, President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday.Addressing a natural gas pipeline opening in the northern Kastamonu province…

Energy Crisis Drives Demand for Offshore Drilling Rigs. 'Greener' Rigs Get Better Dayrates, Westwood Says

Nov 16, 2022

Oil and gas exploration is likely to continue to have an important role in the decades to come, a view reinforced by the 2022 energy crisis and growing energy security needs, according to energy intelligence group Westwood.In the offshore drilling space…

Trinidad Soon to Decide on Deepwater Gas Exploration Auction Bids

Nov 16, 2022

Trinidad and Tobago's Cabinet will make a decision soon on bids submitted for four deepwater exploration blocks that are key to expanding its natural gas production, Energy Minister Stuart Young said. The Caribbean country earlier this year…

Odfjell Technology, Serica Energy Agree Bruce Platform Services Extension

Nov 16, 2022

UK North Sea-focused oil and gas company Serica Energy has extended its contract with Odfjell Technology for the provision of storage, preservation, maintenance, and drilling services on the North Sea Bruce platform.Kurt Meinert Fjell, Odfjell Technology…

Neptune Energy Hits Hydrocarbons at Calypso Well Off Norway

Nov 16, 2022

Oil and gas company Neptune Energy said Wednesday it had found hydrocarbons in the Calypso exploration well in the Norwegian Sea. The well is located within the Neptune-operated PL938 license.'Having entered the reservoir, logs proved the presence of hydrocarbons…

Norway: Safety Watchdog Launches Probe as Offshore Rig Worker Suffers Serious Injury

Nov 15, 2022

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) has launched an investigation into an incident involving serious personal injury on the Linus jack-up drilling rig on November 10, 2022.'An incident has been reported to the PSA where a person was subject to crushing during work on a cantilever drag chain…

Japan to Resume Offshore Wind Lease Sales in December with Revised Rules

Nov 15, 2022

Japan plans to resume public auctions for offshore wind power projects in December under revised rules aimed at encouraging a wider range of operators and accelerating the development of infrastructure, the industry ministry said on Tuesday…

OEUK: There's Enough Oil & Gas in North Sea to Fuel UK for 30 Years, But Industry Needs Fiscal Certainty

Nov 15, 2022

The UK North Sea still has a lot to offer when it comes to oil and gas reserves yet to be produced. However, unpredictable fiscal conditions are denting the confidence of offshore energy-producing companies to invest and revitalize oil and gas exploration activity…

Equinor Leads the Way in Adoption of Low-emission Offshore Drilling Rigs, Westwood Says

Nov 15, 2022

The availability of emission-lowering upgrades for offshore rigs has been on the rise, but adoption of these new technologies is slow outside of Norway and the US Gulf of Mexico due to limited regulatory and financial incentives, energy intelligence group Westwood has found…

UK's NSTA Launches Probe into Possible License Breach

Nov 15, 2022

The UK-based offshore energy industry regulator, the North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA), said Monday it had opened an investigation into an operator suspected of breaching one of its license conditions.The investigation will look into whether…

TotalEnergies, Eni to Start Drilling in Block 9 as Israel, Lebanon Strike Maritime Border Deal

Nov 15, 2022

French oil major TotalEnergies and its Italian partner Eni have signed a framework agreement with Israel to implement the agreement on the maritime boundary, which was reached between Israel and Lebanon on October 27, 2022.In Lebanon, TotalEnergies is the operator of the exploration Block 9…

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