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  • 14 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Stavanger-based oil company Agora Oil & Gas AS (“Agora”) has established a portfolio of 11 licenses in the North Sea Basin. Since Agora was founded 2 years ago the company has participated in 10 exploration and appraisal wells. A further 9 wells are planned in the 2012 drilling campaign, expected to commence at the […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Cairn, an Edinburgh-based private exploration and production company, has today completed the acquisition of Agora Oil & Gas AS (“Agora”) for a total consideration of approximately USD 453 million. Agora which is now a part of Cairn Group companies, is a Norwegian firm with non-operated exploration, appraisal and development assets in the UK and Norwegian […]

  • 3 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Cairn announces the acquisition of Agora Oil & Gas AS (Agora) subject to regulatory approval, a private Norwegian company with non-operated, exploration, appraisal and development assets in the United Kingdom (UK) and Norwegian North Sea. The enterprise value of the proposed acquisition of Agora as at 1 January 2012 was $375 million (m), including $58m […]

  • 28 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Bridge Energy ASA has through its wholly owned subsidiary Bridge Energy Norge AS (“Bridge”) completed the agreement with Agora Oil & Gas AS (“Agora”) which is 100% owned by Cairn Energy PLC (“Cairn”), for the farm-down of a 15% working interest in production licences PL497 and PL497B on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. After the transaction […]

  • 27 June 2012
    Business & Finance

    Bridge Energy ASA, the Oslo Axess-listed oil and gas exploration and production company, has executed an agreement with Agora Oil & Gas AS which is 100% owned by Cairn Energy PLC (“Cairn”), for the farm-down of a 15% working interest in production licences PL497 and PL497B on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. After the transaction Bridge […]

  • 28 May 2010
    Project & Tenders

    Serica announced that the Conan exploration well 113/26b-3 has reached a total depth of 1,827 meters without encountering hydrocarbons. The Conan well was spudded on May 10. The target of the well was the gas potential of the Triassic age Sherwood Sandstone, which is the principal producing reservoir in the existing gas fields in the […]

  • 4 January 2013

    Bridge Energy has completed an agreement with Agora Oil & Gas (UK) Limited, owned by Cairn Energy, and JX Nippon Exploration & Production (UK) Limited for the farm-down of a 16.5% working interest in the P1763 Aragon prospect in the UK Northern North Sea. As a result of the Transaction, all parties have agreed to […]

  • 24 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Valiant Petroleum plc announces that it has signed a Farm Out Agreement with Agora Oil and Gas (UK) Limited in respect of the Tybalt appraisal well, located in Blocks 211/8c & 13c in the UK Northern North Sea. Under the agreement Agora will increase its interest in Tybalt to 40% in return for a partial […]

  • 30 July 2012

    North Energy on Friday announced that Wintershall Norge, the operator for Kakelborg PL 370, was completing drilling operations on the prospect. No hydrocarbons were encountered, and the well, located in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, will be plugged and abandoned as a dry well. North Energy holds a 10 percent ownership in the […]

  • 9 October 2014

    MPX North Sea limited has informed that well operations drilling and open hole logging operations have been completed on the Aragon exploration well 9/14a-15A in Licence P1763, offshore UK.

  • 1 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    In parallel to drilling the appraisal well in the Maria field, Wintershall Norge is now operating another drilling project in Norway. The Skarfjell exploration well in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea will provide information as to the potential hydrocarbon reserves in that area. It is planned to drill around 2,800 meters into the […]

  • 1 March 2013

    MPX Energy has announced that drilling operations have been completed on the Timon exploration well 211/11b-7 in Licence P1633 located the UK Northern North Sea. The well, drilled by the Transocean John Shaw semi-submersible drilling rig, reached a total depth (TD) of 10,787 ft but did not encounter commercial hydrocarbons and will be plugged and abandoned. The […]

  • 11 July 2013

    Bridge, the Oslo Børs and AIM listed oil and gas exploration and production company, has announced that, along with its partners in the Licence, it has entered into a contract with Dolphin Drilling Limited to secure a drilling slot with the Blackford Dolphin semi-submersible rig. This rig will target the Aragon exploration prospect in the UK Northern North Sea, […]

  • 9 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    MPX North Sea Ltd has completed suspension operations on well 3/3b-13Z (Orlando) and the Awilco Wihunter has moved to Block 211/11b adjacent to the Magnus Field to drill the Timon Prospect. Well 211/11b-7 was spudded on 4th May 2012 and is anticipated to take around 40 days drilling to a total depth of approximately 11,000 […]

  • 25 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway has given its approval to Wintershall to carry out exploration drilling of well 33/6-4 with the Borgland Dolphin rig.  Well 33/6-4 belongs to production licence 370 in the northern part of the North Sea, adjacent to the median line with the UK.. Water depth at the site is 328 metres. […]

  • 1 February 2013

    The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Wintershall Norway AS a drilling permit for well 35/9-8 in the Norwegian part of the North Sea. Well 35/9-8 will be drilled from the Transocean Arctic drilling facility at position 67°17’6.71’’N and 3°40’33.63’’E following completion of drilling of wildcat well 6407/1-6 S for Wintershall in production licence 475. […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Sterling Resources Ltd. has hired the Transocean Sedco 704 semi-submersible drilling rig to drill an exploration well in the South Cladhan area in UK North Sea Block 210/29c. The rig is expected to arrive on location, east of Shetland Islands in March with the timing dependant on its current work program for Premier Oil. This […]

  • 11 September 2012
    Business & Finance

    Bridge Energy has informed that drilling of exploration well 7/11-13 has started. The well will target the Geite prospect which is located 30 km west of the Ula field in the Norwegian North Sea. The well is being drilled by the Maersk Guardian jackup rig. The well target is a Triassic reservoir. The estimated unrisked […]

  • 19 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    The well is being drilled by the Sedco 704 semi-submersible rig and is anticipated to take 35-40 days to complete.

  • 4 May 2012

    The WilHunter semi-submersible drilling rig, owned by Awilco Drilling, has arrived on location to drill the Timon prospect (Valiant, 10%) located in the UK Northern North Sea in Blocks 211/11b and 211/16b, reports Valiant Petroleum. The well is expected to spud within the next few days and take approximately 40 days to complete. Timon is […]

  • 29 June 2017

    DNO ASA, the Norwegian oil and gas operator,  has completed the the acquisition of Origo Exploration Holding AS, a privately-held oil and gas exploration company with a focus offshore Norway and the United Kingdom. The transaction has been approved by regulatory authorities in both Norway and the United Kingdom. Rebranded DNO Norge AS, the company […]

  • 12 May 2013

    Canada’s oil and gas exploration an production company Talisman Energy has kicked off drilling at the Frode prospect in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea. The well, which is situated in the production licence 299, approximately 16 km south-east of the Gyda field, was spudded on Friday, as announced by North Energy which owns a […]