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Neptune Gets Green Light to Drill Duva Wildcat Well

Feb 07, 2024

The Norwegian Offshore Directorate has granted Neptune Energy Norge a drilling permit for the new exploration well at Duva field in the North Sea.The permit is for the 36/7-5 S wildcat well at Duva field (production license 636) which will be done using Deepsea Yantai semi-submersible drilling rig…

Dana Petroleum Joins In Selene Gas Prospect Through Farm-Out Deal with Deltic

Feb 07, 2024

Deltic Energy has entered into an agreement with Dana Petroleum for the farm-out of its 25% interest in Shell-operated license containing the Selene Prospect in the North Sea.The transaction, in combination with the existing Shell UK carry,…

Production Starts at Akpo West Field Offshore Nigeria

Feb 07, 2024

TotalEnergies and its partners have started the production from the Akpo West field on the PML2 license in Nigeria.Located 135 kilometers off the coast, Akpo West is tied back to the existing Akpo floating production storage and offloading (FPSO) facility…

DNO Expands North Sea Portfolio with UK’s Arran Field

Feb 07, 2024

The Norwegian oil and gas operator DNO has entered into an agreement to acquire a 25% interest in the Arran field on the UK Continental Shelf from ONE-Dyas.The transaction, made through DNO’s wholly-owned subsidiary DNO Exploration UK, is expected…

Exxon Raises Guyana's Oil Production

Feb 06, 2024

A consortium led by Exxon Mobil Corp which controls all oil production in Guyana is pumping about 645,000 barrels per day (bpd) in the South American country, up from about 400,000 bpd in late 2023, the U.S. producer said at a press conference on Tuesday…

QatarEnergy and Petronet Sign 20-Year LNG Supply Deal for India

Feb 06, 2024

QatarEnergy has entered into a 20-year sale and purchase agreement with Petronet LNG for the supply of 7.5 million tons per annum (MTPA) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) destined to the Republic of India.Pursuant the terms of the sale and purchase agreement (SPA)…

Axess Scoops FPSO Léopold Sédar Senghor Inspection Contract

Feb 06, 2024

Norway-based Axess Group has signed a long-term inspection contract with MODEC for FPSO Léopold Sédar Senghor that will be deployed at Sangomar field offshore Senegal.The contract follows the completion of several baseline surveys in China and Singapore during the construction phase…

Valaris Starts Drilling at Woodside’s Scarborough Field

Feb 06, 2024

Offshore drilling company Valaris has started drilling the first of eight gas development wells at Woodside’s Scarborough project offshore Australia.The 2012-built rig, VALARIS DPS-1, has been employed for the assignment. It’s of F&G ExD Millenium…

Serica Energy Plans Four-Well Drilling Campaign in North Sea

Feb 05, 2024

UK North Sea-focused oil company Serica Energy has set out plans to drill four wells in the Triton area, along will well work on the Bruce and Keith fields as part of its investment program for 2024.Serica is planning an ‘ambitious program’…

Venezuela to Get Almost Half of Dragon Gas Project's Income

Feb 05, 2024

Britain's Shell and Trinidad's National Gas Company (NGC) will pay Venezuela no less than 45% of gross revenues from the Dragon gas production project off Venezuela's coast, according to license terms published on Saturday.In December, Venezuela…

CNOOC’s Oil Field in Bohai Sea Starts Production

Feb 05, 2024

China's state-run offshore oil and gas explorer and producer CNOOC has started production from its Suizhong 36-1/Luda 5-2 discovery, located in Liaodong Bay of Bohai Sea.The main production facilities include two new central processing platforms and two new wellhead platforms…

Longboat Energy Concludes Purchase of Its First Producing Assets

Feb 01, 2024

Longboat JAPEX Norge, a joint venture of Longboat Energy and Japan Petroleum Exploration (JAPEX), has completed the acquisition of interests in producing fields offshore Norway.Longboat Energy, an oil and gas exploration and production company with activities in Norway and Malaysia…

TotalEnergies Picks Up OMV’s Upstream Gas Assets in Malaysia

Feb 01, 2024

French energy major TotalEnergies has has signed an agreement with Austria’s OMV to acquire its 50% interest in Malaysian independent gas producer and operator SapuraOMV Upstream for $903 million.The transaction includeds the transfer of a $350 million loan granted by OMV to SapuraOMV…

Vår Energi and Eni Wrap Up Neptune Energy Acquisition

Feb 01, 2024

Italy’s Eni and its majority-owned Vår Energi have completed the acquisition of Neptune Energy and its entire portfolio of oil and gas assets, except the company’s business in Germany.Vår Energi completed the acquisition of Neptune Energy Norge along with its Norwegian oil and gas assets…

UK Offers 24 More North Sea Oil and Gas Licenses

Feb 01, 2024

The North Sea Transition Authority (NSTA) has offered 24 licenses in the second tranche of the U.K.’s 33rd oil and gas licensing round for 17 separate companies among which are Shell, Equinor, BP, TotalEnergies and NEO.On January 31, 2024, NSTA…

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