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Western Gas Sasanof-1 Drilling: Rig Move Date Confirmed

Apr 06, 2022

Australian oil and gas company Western Gas, the owner of the high-impact Sasanof-1 prospect off W. Australia, expects the Valaris MS-1 offshore drilling rig to move to the well site in May.'Western Gas is pleased to advise that the Valaris MS…

Brazil: Petrobras Finds Oil in Campos Basin Pre-Salt

Apr 04, 2022

Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras announced on Friday that it had discovered an oil accumulation in the southern portion of the Campos Basin.The oil was found in a pioneering well in the Alto de Cabo Frio Central block, which is owned by Petrobras and BP…

ExxonMobil Gets Guyana's Approval for Yellowtail Project

Apr 03, 2022

ExxonMobil Corp on Friday received approval to begin work on its fourth offshore oil project in Guyana from the South American country's Environmental Protection Agency.The permit will allow Exxon to begin construction and operation of its Yellowtail project…

Report: PetroRio Close to Buying Petrobras Albacora Leste Offshore Field

Apr 01, 2022

Brazilian oil company PetroRio SA is close to agreeing on terms to purchase the Albacora Leste field from state-run oil company Petrobras, two sources with knowledge of the matter told Reuters, though talks around the neighboring Albacora field are proving more complex…

Shell Starts Production from 20,000 boe/d PowerNap Field in U.S. Gulf of Mexico

Mar 29, 2022

Shell has brought online its PowerNap project, a subsea development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico with an expected production of 20,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d). PowerNap is a tie-back to the Shell-operated Olympus tension leg platform (TLP) in the prolific Mars Corridor…

No Oil at ExxonMobil's Cutthroat Well Offshore Brazil

Mar 28, 2022

Brazilian oil company Enauta Participacoes said on Monday no hydrocarbons were found at the 1-EMEB-3-SES well, an asset in which it has Exxon Mobil Corp and Murphy Oil Corp as partners, sending its shares down.Enauta's securities filing on the…

Brazil Sees Oil Output Growing 10% in 2022

Mar 24, 2022

Brazil's oil production is expected to increase by around 300,000 barrels a day in 2022, an increase of 10% from last year, Minister of Mines and Energy Bento Albuquerque said on Wednesday.Albuquerque's statement was made at the opening of an…

Cutthroat Well Could Hold Up To 1 Billion Barrels

Mar 22, 2022

U.S. oil producer Exxon Mobil Corp is drilling in a new area offshore of Brazil that could have as much as 1 billion barrels of oil and gas, its partner Murphy Oil said on Tuesday.If exploration is successful, it would be Exxon's first oil discovery in Brazil as an operator…

Regulator: Brazil Cannot Add Oil to the Market Any Faster

Mar 21, 2022

Brazil this decade expects to gradually add 3 million barrels per day of oil and gas to its production but cannot speed up those plans to offset a ban on Russian oil, top oil regulator Rodolfo Saboia told Reuters last week.One of the largest and fastest-growing non-OPEC oil producers…

Saipem Nets $325M Offshore Drilling Deal with Aker BP

Mar 17, 2022

Norwegian oil and gas company Aker BP has awarded Italy's Saipem an offshore drilling contract worth $325 million.Saipem said Thursday the operations under the three-year contract, to be carried out by the Scarabeo 8 semi-submersible drilling rig…

Frontera to Lend $35M to CGX for Guyana Drilling

Mar 11, 2022

Guyana-focused oil companies Frontera Energy Corporation and CGX Energy, joint venture partners in the Corentyne block offshore Guyana, said Friday they'd entered into a $35 million loan deal that will enable CGX to continue to finance part of its share of costs related to the Corentyne Block…

Tullow Oil Sees Ghana Offshore Fields Production at 150,000 boe/d by 2025

Mar 09, 2022

West Africa-focused Tullow Oil's chief executive TLW.L said on Wednesday its Jubilee offshore oilfield in Ghana could produce 100,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d) and the TEN field 50,000 boe/d by 2025 under current spending plans…

Coral Sul FLNG: World's Deepest FLNG Unit Moored Off Mozambique

Mar 07, 2022

The mooring of Coral Sul (South) FLNG, East Africa's first FLNG unit, and the world's deepest, was completed last week.The giant Coral Sul FLNG unit, 432 meters long and 66 meters wide, and weighing around 220,000 tons, earlier this year arrived…

TotalEnergies Could Lose S. Africa Offshore Block If It Does Not Submit Output Plan

Mar 02, 2022

Oil major TotalEnergies could see its license to develop a major offshore South African gas find scrapped if it does not submit a production plan by September, the oil and gas regulator said on Thursday.TotalEnergies discovered two large gas fields…

Venus 1-X Well: Total Makes 'Significant' Oil Discovery Offshore Namibia

Feb 24, 2022

French oil major TotalEnergies said Thursday it had made a significant discovery of light oil with associated gas on the Venus prospect, located in block 2913B in the Orange Basin, offshore southern Namibia.TotalEnergies said that its Venus…

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