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Cairn strikes Senegalese oil

Oct 07, 2014

UK-based Cairn Energy and its Senegalese partners have made an oil discovery, which has the potential to be a “significant standalone development”, on the deepwater FAN-1 well.  The well, drilled using the semisubmersible Cajun Express…

Cairn's Senegal drilling delayed

Jun 12, 2014

Australian explorer Far Ltd. reported on 10 June that the Cairn-operated FAN-1 exploration well offshore Senegal is delayed for maintenance work and the drilling program was being modified. 'Having set 13-3/8in. casing in the FAN-1 well ahead of drilling into the two main objectives…

Moroccan heavy oil dampener

Mar 17, 2014

Cairn Energy's JM-1 well, offshore Morocco, is to be plugged and abandoned without testing, after funding heavy oil.  The JM-1 well (operated by Cairn with 37.5% WI) was drilled to evaluate Upper Jurassic and Middle Jurassic objectives…

Global Briefs: September 2013

Sep 01, 2013

Alaska states Arctic needs Alaska’s Lt. Governor Mead Treadwell stated the case for the state’s needs at the Ice-Diminished Arctic Conference in Washington, D.C. He emphasized the need for safety, security, and economic development in the region…

Conoco adds Senegal stake

Aug 01, 2013

US operator ConocoPhillips has agreed to acquire a 35% stake in three contiguous blocks offshore Senegal, West Africa, through two deals announced today. ConocoPhillips is to acquire a 25% interest in the three blocks from Scotland-based…

Cairn enters Senegal

Mar 21, 2013

Cairn Energy PLC announce it will farm-in as operator of three blocks offshore Senegal in West Africa. This transaction will add a number of drillable prospects to the frontier exploration inventory and drilling program in the next 18 months…

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