Wells News

 

Lundin Strikes Oil At Jorvik, Tellus East

Jun 21, 2019

Lundin Petroleum announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway has made two oil and gas discoveries near the Edvard Grieg Field on the Utsira High in the North Sea offshore Norway.The European oil and gas exploration and production company said in a press release that one discovery was made by the Jorvik exploration well 16/1-31 S, which hit oil in 30 meters of conglomerate reservoir of Triassic age with a thin…

Azerbaijan Takes Delivery of Satti

Jun 24, 2019

The Satti floating drilling unit owned by Kazmortransflot National Maritime Shipping Company of Kazakhstan has been delivered to Azerbaijan.Baku hosted an official ceremony of receiving the Kazakhstani self-elevating floating drilling rig, said a press release…

NPD Grants Drilling Permit to Equinor

Jun 20, 2019

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has announced that it has granted Equinor Energy AS a drilling permit for well 6507/2-5 S.Equinor Energy AS is the operator with an ownership interest of 40%.Well 6507/2-5 S will be drilled from the West Phoenix drilling facility…

NPD Grants Drilling Permit to Aker BP

Jun 18, 2019

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Aker BP a drilling permit for well 25/2-20 as per the the Resource Management Regulations.Well 25/2-20 in the North Sea will be drilled from the Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Stavanger drilling facility…

NPD Awards North Sea Drilling Permit to Equinor

May 28, 2019

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Equinor Energy AS a drilling permit for the exploration well 16/5-7 in the North Sea, offshore Norway.The drilling program for 16/5-7 relates to the drilling of a wildcat well in production license 502…

MOL Norge Drills Duster in North Sea

May 27, 2019

The explorer and producer oil and gas MOL Norge AS, operator of production licence 539, is in the process of completing the drilling of wildcat well 3/7-11 S.The well was drilled about seven kilometres southwest of the Trym field on the eastern side of the Mandal High…

NPD Grants Drilling Permit to OMV (Norge)

May 16, 2019

OMV Norge, a subsidiary of the Austrian oil company OMV, has received drilling permit for well 6506/11-11 S from Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD).NPD said in a press release that the well 6506/11-11 S will be drilled from the Deepsea Bergen drilling facility…

Lundin Gets Drilling Permit for North Sea

May 15, 2019

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 16/1-31 A.The well will be drilled from the Leiv Eiriksson drilling facility, owned and operated by Ocean Rig.The drilling programme for well 16/1-31…

Tower Delays Drilling in Cameroon

May 13, 2019

UK-based Tower Resources said drilling of a new well at the Thali block in Cameroon had been delayed until July.In a stock exchange announcement, the company said that it had received additional data that indicated that further site preparation work would be required before a rig was moved to site…

Aker BP Drills Dry Well in North Sea

May 13, 2019

The oil exploration and development company focusing petroleum resources, Aker BP has failed to find hydrocarbons after drilling a wildcat well in the North Sea offshore Norway.The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) said that the Norwegian…

Hibiscus Gets Positive Result from Ithaca's Cook Field

May 07, 2019

Anasuria Hibiscus UK, a subsidiary of Hibiscus Petroleum, was informed by Cook JV operator Ithaca that the Cook water injection well was drilled to a total depth of 13,045 feet measured depth.'In drilling the water injection well, the reservoir…

65,000 Wells will be Drilled in 2019

Apr 30, 2019

Rystad Energy forecasts that the number of onshore and offshore oil and gas wells drilled globally will increase to around 65,000 in 2019.Activity levels are then projected to remain around this level through 2023, the energy research and business intelligence company said…

NPD Grants Aker BP a Drilling Permit

Apr 17, 2019

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Aker BP a drilling permit for well 25/11-29 S in production licence PL 916.The well will be drilled from the Deepsea Stavanger drilling facility in position 59°02'48.44'N and 02°26'21.80'E after…

JAPEX Begins Drilling at Offshore Hokkaido

Apr 17, 2019

Japanese hydrocarbon exploration, production and transportation company, Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd. (JAPEX) has started the exploratory drilling at offshore Hidaka area of Hokkaido.The drilling job is a part of the offshore exploration…

Serica Energy Abandons Rowallan Well

Apr 05, 2019

Serica Energy, UK oil and gas company operating mainly in the North Sea, said that the Rowallan well was drilled down to a depth of 4,641 metres and after an unsuccessful result, it will now be plugged and abandoned.It encountered a 182-metre…

Current News

Tullow Encounters Delays Offshore Ghana

Tullow Encounters Delays Offshore Ghana

Exxon, Total to Explore off Crete

Exxon, Total to Explore off Crete

Guyana's First FPSO Named Liza Destiny

Guyana's First FPSO Named Liza Destiny

ABB Transformers for Moray East

ABB Transformers for Moray East

Icahn Steps up Fight with Occidental

Icahn Steps up Fight with Occidental

EnVen Co-founder Exits, Sues Company

EnVen Co-founder Exits, Sues Company

TechnipFMC OSV Refit Completed

TechnipFMC OSV Refit Completed

Subscribe for OE Digital E‑News

OE Digital E-News is the subsea industry's largest circulation and most authoritative ENews Service, delivered to your Email three times per week