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Aker Energy Hits Oil in Ghana

Jan 11, 2019

The operator of the Deepwater Tano Cape Three Points (DWT/CTP) block, Aker Energy, has announced the near-completion of a successful drilling operation of the Pecan-4A appraisal well offshore the Western Region of Ghana.This, the Chief Executive Officer at Aker Energy, Jan Arve Haugan, said has been successfully proven, adding 'We are pleased to announce the well results, confirming our understanding of the area…

LLOG Exploration Reports Deepwater Exploratory Discovery

Jan 15, 2019

The  deepwater exploration company operating primarily in the Gulf of Mexico  reported the drilling of a successful discovery on its Nearly Headless Nick exploratory prospect on Mississippi Canyon Block 387 in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.Louisiana…

Exploration Firms Drill Dry Well in North Sea

Jan 10, 2019

Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum) announces that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway) has completed exploration well 2/6-6S, targeting the Oppdal and Driva prospects in PL860 in the North Sea. Both targets were dry…

Brasse Wells Disappoints Faroe Petroleum

Jan 04, 2019

Faroe Petroleum has failed to find hydrocarbons at its Brasse East exploration well in the Norwegian North Sea, while the Brasse appraisal sidetrack well encountered hydrocarbons.The Aberdeen-headquartered firm said that the Brasse East exploration well 31/7-3 S was drilled to a total depth of 2…

PGNIG to Drill Well in Norway

Dec 23, 2018

Polish Oil and Gas Company (PGNiG) said that PGNiG Upstream Norway AS has acquired a detailed 2D seismic image, which will facilitate the selection of a drilling location in the Shrek prospect within the PL838 licence area.The Polish natural…

Norwegian Sea Well Comes up Dry for Lundin Petroleum

Dec 20, 2018

Europe's oil and gas exploration and production company with operations focused on Norway Lundin Petroleum AB  said that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS  has completed the drilling of the Silfari exploration well 6307/1-1S located in PL830 in the Norwegian Sea…

Block Energy Recovers Oil at West Rustavi

Dec 16, 2018

Block Energy Plc, the exploration and production company focused on the Republic of Georgia, is pleased to announce that more than 200 barrels of oil were recovered from the legacy vertical well 16a at its West Rustavi permit during a 10 hour flow period…

HydraWell Executes Valhall Field Plugging Program

Dec 09, 2018

Norwegian oil and gas services company HydraWell has contributed towards Aker BP executing its plugging programme significantly quicker than planned through utilisation of the PWC(Perforate, Wash & Cement) plug and abandonment method (P&A) on the Valhall field…

Carnarvon Petroleum Secures Noble Tom Prosser Jack-up Drill Rig

Dec 05, 2018

Australian oil and gas exploration and production company Carnarvon Petroleum has secured a Noble Tom Prosser jack-up drilling rig for two appraisal wells at the Dorado joint venture oil, gas and condensate discovery offshore Western Australia…

Talos Energy Begins Zama Discovery Appraisal Program

Dec 05, 2018

Talos Energy  has spudded its Zama-2 appraisal well, beginning the Zama discovery appraisal program, which will consist of three reservoir penetrations, including two wells and one sidetrack.The Zama discovery, which is located in Block 7 in the Sureste Basin…

Eni Norge Granted Drilling Permit

Nov 22, 2018

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Eni Norge AS a drilling permit for well 7122/7-7 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations.The well  will be drilled from the West Hercules drilling facility after concluding the drilling of wildcat well for Equinor Energy AS…

Faroe Petroleum Spuds Well off Norway Coast

Nov 21, 2018

Aberdeen-headquartered Faroe Petroleum has started drilling the Brasse East exploration well off the coast of Norway.The oil and gas company focusing principally on exploration, appraisal and production opportunities in Norway and the UK announced…

OGTC launches $2.69m digital and decommissioning calls for ideas

Dec 14, 2017

Aberdeen's Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has launched two calls for ideas relating to digital and decommissioning, with £2 million available to successful applicants.  The OGTC says that machine learning techniques could help extend the life of oil and gas fields…

JIP seeks alternative well foundation technology

Dec 14, 2017

A joint industry project (JIP) led by the UK's Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) has been launched to investigate alternative well foundation technology for subsea wells.  The aim of the JIP is to examine the versatility and robustness…

Hydrawell appoints CEO, ex-Schlumberger director

Jul 28, 2017

Plug and abandonment (P&A) and well repair specialist HydraWell has appointed Mark Sørheim as its new CEO. Mark Sørheim joins HydraWell from Schlumberger in Aberdeen where he held the position as integrated drilling and completion project director…

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