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  • 15 May 2019

    Australia-based Talon Petroleum has completed the acquisition of EnCounter Oil Limited, which owns two UK North Sea licenses. 

  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Australia-based Talon Petroleum has entered into a binding heads of agreement for the purchase of 100% of the shares in EnCounter Oil, which owns two UK North Sea licenses.  EnCounter is a private, UK-based company formed in 2012 by key former members of the executive management team of EnCore Oil. EnCore was a London-listed, North Sea […]

  • 16 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    North Sea Energy Inc.  has through its wholly owned subsidiary, North Sea Energy (UK NO2) Limited (“NSE UK2”),  entered into a farm-in agreement with Maersk Oil North Sea UK Limited (“Maersk Oil”) to participate in the initial exploration and appraisal of the Company’s UK North Sea blocks 13/24c and 13/25 (“Bagpuss Prospect”). Blocks 13/24c and […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Operations & Maintenance

    Premier Oil, the operator of the Bagpuss prospect informed that the 13/25-1 well, which was targeting the Bagpuss prospect, has encoutered 41 feet of hydrocarbon-bearing sands within a 68 feet hydrocarbon column. The 13/25-1 well, located on the Halibut Horst in the Outer Moray Firth, has reached a total depth of 1,532 feet (TVDSS) in granite basement. […]

  • 18 June 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Joint venture partners in the Bagpuss Prospect are working towards a spud date for the Bagpuss well, located in block 13/24c of the UK North Sea, in H1 2016. The JV partners in the Bagpuss Prospect are Premier Oil (operator) with 37.5% interest, Maersk with 25%, EnCounter Oil plc with 15%, Groliffe Limited 7.5%, and North Sea […]

  • 5 August 2016
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Premier Oil has completed drilling of the Bagpuss well in the UK sector of the North Sea proving a ‘significant volume of oil in place’.  The JV partners in the Bagpuss Prospect are Premier Oil, the operator, Maersk Oil, EnCounter Oil, Groliffe Limited, and North Sea Energy. According to North Sea Energy, the well was […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    North Sea Energy Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary North Sea Energy (UK N02) Ltd. (NSE-2), has announced that the Bagpuss Site Survey has begun and should be completed in the next 7 days. The purpose of the survey is to collect high resolution digital seismic, soils data and a full range of environmental data that is required […]

  • 18 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    North Sea Energy Inc., through its wholly owned subsidiary North Sea Energy (UK N02) Ltd. (“NSE-2”), has announced that the Bagpuss site survey in the UK North Sea has started and should be completed in the next 7 days. The purpose of the survey is to collect high resolution digital seismic, soils data and a […]

  • 30 September 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Premier Oil, a UK-based oil and gas company, has decided to resign as the operator of the Bagpuss joint venture, operating the Licence p.1943 in the UK North Sea. The news was revealed on Friday, by one of the partners, North Sea Energy Inc. which said that Premier was resigning from the operator position with […]

  • 26 April 2013

    Ophir announced the following changes to its Board: Jonathan Taylor, Jonathan Taylor, a co-founder of Ophir, Executive Director and former Technical Director has informed the Board of his intention to retire from the Board and his role as an Executive Director with effect from the Company’s 2013 Annual General Meeting and as such it has […]

  • 13 July 2018
    Business & Finance

    Shreyas: Counter pollution and salvage works for the fire-stricken merchant vessel SSL Kolkata have started.

  • 14 January 2014
    Business & Finance

    On Friday 10 January, EU Naval Force warship FGS Hessen gave assistance to a Yemeni Dhow that was adrift and suffering from technical problems off the coast of Yemen. FGS Hessen, who was conducting EU counter piracy patrols, was alerted by the Japanese Maritime Patrol and Reconaissance Aircraft (MPRA) that the dhow was drifting and […]

  • 27 September 2017

    Canadian Overseas Petroleum Limited (COPL) is still working on securing funds for an appraisal and development program in Nigeria. In an update on Wednesday, COPL said that it continued to make “encouraging progress” towards securing funds for its “highly attractive” appraisal and development project at OPL 226, offshore Nigeria. The OPL 226 license is located […]

  • 11 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    Following reports that the recently grounded oil rig Transocean Winner was leaking oil, the UK Maritime and Coastguard Agency said that there is no pollution detected in the area of the rig, adding that it continues to monitor the site. Furthermore, the agency’s counter pollution surveillance aircraft yesterday flew over the grounding site on the west side of the Isle of […]

  • 23 May 2012

    After Cove Energy on Monday advised its shareholders to accept Shell’s takeover bid of USD 1.8 billion, Thailand’s PTTEP has launched a counter bid. Under the terms of the acquisition, Cove shareholders will be entitled to receive 240 pence for each Cove Share, which means that the Thai oil giant has lifted the offer to […]

  • 24 January 2011

    Circle Oil Plc, the international oil and gas exploration, development and production company, is pleased to announce that the ADD-1 exploration well has been drilled, logged and successfully tested in the Sebou Permit, Rharb Basin, Morocco. The Company confirms a gas discovery in both the Main Hoot target and the secondary Guebbas target. The well […]

  • 22 April 2012

    Splash bang in the centre of Grave, a little fortified town with a history dating back to 1140 in the south-east of the Netherlands, we find Shipyard Grave. Established in 1957 on the river bank of the Meuse, the shipyard has built a solid reputation with the construction of numerous river cruise vessels, ferries, chemical […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Faroe Petroleum, has announced the completion of a successful initial side-track appraisal well on the Pil oil and gas discovery (Faroe 25%) in the Norwegian Sea. The Pil side-track well (6406/12-3 B), to appraise for additional hydrocarbons along the Pil structure and down-dip from the initial discovery well, has reached a total depth of 3,996 […]

  • 27 January 2013

    The mine counter-measures ship ‘USS Guardian’ (MCM 5) still sits on the Tubbataha Reef. Operations to safely recover the ship while minimizing environmental effects are being conducted in close cooperation with allied Philippines Coast Guard and Navy. Prior to leaving port in Subic Bay, Guardian canceled a scheduled fuel stop to Puerto Princesa, thus the […]

  • 9 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Last week, two ships from Standing NATO Maritime Group TWO (SNMG2) passed through the Suez Canal en route to taking command of NATO’s counter-piracy Operation OCEAN SHIELD. SNMG2 flagship ESPS ALVARO DE BAZAN and Turkish frigate TCG GELIBOLU will soon join the Ukraine frigate UPS HETMAN SAGAIDACHNY to form NATO counter-piracy task force 508 (CTF-508). […]

  • 27 October 2011

    An arms race may develop between pirates and the shipping industry given the widespread use of security teams to prevent vessels from being hijacked, the ITF has warned. It raised the fear in a letter to the US Navy which calls for land-based assaults on pirate strongholds and a crackdown on known pirate anchorages. David […]

  • 2 December 2011
    Business & Finance

      On 27 November it was confirmed that M/V ROSALIA D’AMATO was released from pirate control and is now en route to Oman. The 74,500 tonne Bulk Carrier, Italian flagged and owned, was pirated on the 21 April 2011 approximately 350NM South East of Salalah, Oman. She was on its way from Paranagua (Brazil) to […]