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  • 11 September 2017

    The Government of the United Kingdom is working to double the size of the UK Ship Register from 16 to 30 million gross tonnage after the country leaves the European Union. As explained, the move would propel the UK from 15th place into the top 10 global maritime nations. The flag of the UK’s Merchant […]

  • 19 September 2006

    Exploration well 6406/3-7 has been completed by operator Statoil on the Antares prospect in production licence 314 in the Norwegian Sea without encountering mobile hydrocarbons. The group now plans to drill three further exploration wells in this part of the Halten Bank area, which lies south of the

  • 14 November 2007

    Drilling of the wildcat 6608/8-2 in the Bjørk prospect north of the Norne field has been completed. No hydrocarbons were proven in the well. StatoilHydro is operator for production licence 352, the Bjørk prospect in block 6608, 33 kilometres north of the Norne field in the Norwegian Sea.

  • 24 June 2015

    Suncor Energy Norge AS, operator of production licence 571 in the North Sea, off Norway, has concluded the drilling of exploration well 25/10-13 S. According to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate, the well is dry. The well was drilled in the central part of the North Sea about 5 kilometres west of the Balder field and […]

  • 8 September 2013

      Tullow Drills Duster Offshore Mozambique  Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) announces that the Buzio-1 exploration well in Area 2 offshore Mozambique has not encountered hydrocarbons and, following the completion of logging operations, has been plugged and abandoned. Eni Discovers Gas at Agulha Prospect (Mozambique) Eni has made a new high impact discovery at Agulha exploration […]

  • 3 April 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Equinor has hit a duster a UK North Sea well aimed at appraising the Verbier discovery, leading to a downgrade of resource estimate.

  • 13 December 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Equinor has concluded the drilling of two wildcat wells offshore Norway, resulting in one dry well and one minor oil discovery.

  • 20 October 2015
    Project & Tenders

    ROC Oil Company Limited (ROC) has drilled a dry well in Block 09/05 in the Bohai Bay Basin, offshore China.  Roc Oil, the operator of Block 09/05, started drilling the second of two exploration wells in September 2015. This is also a second duster for Roc Oil in the block as the first exploration well, the QK11-1-1, […]

  • 15 August 2014

    While we are disappointed with the results of the Bright well, we remain extremely encouraged by the recent success of our exploration program in the Gulf

  • 9 September 2014

    Det norske oljeselskap ASA, as operator of production license 553, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 34/7-36 S T2, offshore Norway. The well was drilled on the Kvitvola prospect about 5 km west of the Visund Field by the Borgland Dolphin semi-submersible drilling rig. The purpose of the well was to prove petroleum in […]

  • 8 January 2013

    LOTOS EPN AS, operator of production licence 498 in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, has completed drilling of wildcat well 7/8-6 S. The well is dry. The drilling took place 35 kilometres northwest of the Ula field in the southern part of the North Sea. The objective of the well was to prove […]

  • 30 September 2013

      Salamander Energy has announced that its exploration well on the offshore Ayutthaya prospect in Block G4/50 in the Gulf of Thailand has been plugged and abandoned as a dry hole. The well was drilled in the central Western Basin to a total depth of 2,294 m TVDSS. Excellent quality reservoirs were encountered at the […]

  • 10 October 2018

    Kosmos Energy has again failed to unearth oil at an exploration well offshore Suriname.

  • 3 November 2015
    Project & Tenders

    VNG Norge’s Blink exploration well in the Norwegian Sea has failed to unearth oil and gas. The objective of well 6406/12-5 S was to test the hydrocarbon potential of the Upper Jurassic reservoirs analogous to the Pil, Bue, Boomerang and Draugen field reservoirs. According to Faroe Petroleum, a partner in the project, the well encountered […]

  • 4 March 2014

    Lundin Petroleum announces that the exploration drilling of the Balqis prospect in the Baronang PSC, Natuna Sea, Indonesia has been completed. Preliminary analysis of wireline logs indicates that the well encountered the targeted Oligocene Upper and Lower Gabus Formation sandstone in well developed reservoirs but no hydrocarbons were encountered. The Balqis-1 well reached basement at […]

  • 5 February 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Kosmos Energy has completed drilling the Requin Tigre-1 exploration well located in Senegal’s Saint Louis Offshore Profond block but failed to find hydrocarbons.

  • 19 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Norwegian Energy Company ASA (Noreco) reports it is in the process of completing the drilling of exploration well Luna-1X in licence 1/11 in Denmark. The well did not encounter hydrocarbons. Luna is located in a small half graben with the pinch out edge to the south east of the structure. The well was spudded a […]

  • 19 September 2013

    Statoil, operator of production licence 104 in the Norwegian part of the North Sea, is in the process of completing the drilling of the Cerberus wildcat well 30/9-25. The well has been drilled about six kilometres south of the Oseberg Sør facility, and about 130 kilometres west of Bergen. The primary exploration target for the […]

  • 15 November 2012

    Songa Offshore, the Cyprus-headquartered owner of offshore drilling rigs, announced that its Songa Mercur rig is not far from spudding its first well offshore Cuba. The company announced in its fleet status report that the rig has set sail from Trinidad to Cuba during the first week of November. Upon arrival to the Caribbean country’s […]

  • 2 April 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Equinor has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 7132/2-2, targeting the Gjøkåsen Deep prospect, located in the Barents Sea offshore Norway. The well was dry.

  • 28 August 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Oil company Aker BP has completed the drilling of wildcat well 25/4-11, targeting the Hyrokkin prospect, located in the North Sea off Norway. The well is dry. The well was drilled in the central part of the North Sea, about 11 kilometers northwest of the Vilje field and 220 kilometers northwest of Stavanger. The well […]

  • 26 February 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Soco International, an oil and gas exploration and production company, has found on hydrocarbons present in the Baobab Marine-1 (BABM-1) commitment well, offshore Congo.  Soco started drilling the BABM-1 commitment well, in the Mer Profonde Sud Block located in the Lower Congo Basin, on February 5, 2016. The well reached total depth on February 25, 2016. The well was […]