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  • 4 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Cairn has secured two state of the art dynamically positioned drilling vessels for its 2011 dual rig exploration programme offshore Greenland. The “Leiv Eiriksson”, a fifth generation semi-submersible drilling rig and the “Ocean Rig Corcovado”, a sixth generation drillship, have been contracted to operate in the 2011 drilling season on Cairn’s offshore Greenland exploration programme. […]

  • 7 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    ARKeX, the provider of non-seismic geophysical imaging services, has recently completed an airborne Full Tensor Gravity Gradiometry (FTG) survey offshore Greenland for ION Geophysical. The 50,000 sq km multi-client survey is the largest single offshore FTG survey ever carried out. The survey takes in key areas of the pre-round blocks that are on offer to […]

  • 28 March 2013

    Greenland’s recently elected government will be cautious about issuing new offshore oil and gas exploration licences, Reuters has reported, citing the country’s new energy minister who will take his position in April. Jens Erik Kirkegaard, the next mining and oil minister at the newly chosen government, told Reuters that the current number of licences is […]

  • 11 October 2007

    Mr. John C.S. Lau, President & Chief Executive Officer of Husky Energy Inc., announced today that Husky Oil Operations Limited (‘Husky’) and Esso Exploration Greenland Limited (‘Esso’) have been awarded a joint interest in an exploration licence from the West Disko 2006 Licencing Round, offshore Greenland by the Greenland Home Rule Government and the Danish […]

  • 30 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    Cairn Energy, a global oil and gas exploration company headquartered in Edinburgh, United Kingdom, today provided the operational update related to its  2011 exploration drilling campaign offshore Greenland where drilling operations were extended to complete activities on the last two wells in the Atammik block. AT7-1 Well: Atammik Block, South Ungava Area The Leiv Eiriksson […]

  • 23 January 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Statoil farms into a Cairn Energy operated exploration licence offshore West Greenland. Statoil has acquired a 30.625% working interest in the Pitu licence in Baffin Bay. The licence was awarded to Cairn Energy during the first Baffin Bay licensing round in December 2010. Cairn will continue as operator and retains a 56.875% working interest while […]

  • 24 December 2013

    Japan Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd. has announced that through Greenland Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd., it was successful in the 2012/2013 Licensing Round in Greenland Sea Area, Greenland Self-Government, and won the two offshore explorations licenses, Block 9 and Block 14, in Kanumas Area, northeastern part of offshore Greenland, jointly with Chevron and Shell. The Joint […]

  • 29 November 2010

    Statoil and its consortium partners, Shell and GDF Suez, have been awarded two large exploration blocks in the Baffin Bay bid round in West Greenland. Shell will be the operator of both blocks.

  • 23 December 2013

    Statoil, along with partners ConocoPhillips and Nunaoil, has been awarded block 6 in the East Greenland licence round. Statoil will be operator of the block. Block 6 is located offshore north-east Greenland in a frontier area. Statoil will hold 52.5%, ConocoPhillips will have 35% and Nunaoil will have 12.5%. “We have been present in Greenland […]

  • 19 February 2010

    Viking of Norway has fixed three of anchor handlers – Balder Viking, Vidar Viking and a newbuild VS 4622 CD Loke Viking to Capricorn Energy for drilling support duties offshore Greenland for four months, with commencement June/July 2010.

  • 28 September 2011
    Business & Finance

    The following operational update relates to Cairn’s exploration drilling campaign offshore Greenland. Delta-1 Well: Napariaq Block, West Disko Area The Delta-1 exploration well, drilled by the Leiv Eiriksson semi-submersible drilling rig, located in a water depth of 293metres (m) and approximately 365 kilometres (km) offshore Aasiaat, in the Napariaq Block is being plugged and abandoned. […]

  • 25 December 2013
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corporation announced that through Greenland Petroleum Exploration Co., Ltd. (GreenPeX), it was successful in the 2012/2013 Licensing Round in Greenland Sea Area, Greenland Self-Government, and won the two offshore exploration licenses, Block 9 and Block 14, in Kanumas Area, northeastern part of offshore Greenland, jointly with Chevron and Shell. […]

  • 18 June 2007

    Calgary, Alberta – Mr. John C.S. Lau, President & Chief Executive Officer of Husky Energy Inc., announced today that Husky has been awarded exploration licenses on Block 5 (2007-22) and Block 7 (2007-24) from the West Disko 2006 Licencing Round, offshore Greenland.

  • 19 August 2013

    TGS has started expansion of a 2D multi-client survey in Northeast Greenland. The survey, NEG13, will enable customers to prepare for the announced Greenland  Licensing Round in 2013/2014. Due to favorable ice conditions, TGS expects to acquire 4,200 km of 2D multi-client seismic data. This new data will provide companies with dense data coverage over the licensing […]

  • 1 July 2010

    Cairn announced that it has commenced drilling operations on the Alpha prospect (Alpha-1) in the Sigguk Block, approximately 175 kilometres offshore Disko Island, west Greenland. The Stena Don, a fifth generation semi submersible and the Stena Forth, a sixth generation drillship, are to carry out the drilling programme in Greenland this summer. This drilling programme […]

  • 23 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Statoil has acquired a 30.625% working interest in the Pitu licence in Baffin Bay. The licence was awarded to Cairn Energy during the first Baffin Bay licensing round in December 2010. Cairn will continue as operator and retains a 56.875% working interest while partner Nunaoil will retain its carried (pre-development) interest of 12.5%. The Pitu […]

  • 3 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Cairn said today on its website that it has commenced drilling operations on two wells offshore West Greenland. The AT-7 well in the Atammik Block, approximately 160 kilometres offshore Nuuk, west Greenland and the LF-7 well in the Lady Franklin Block approximately 300 kilometres offshore Nuuk have both started operating. The Leiv Eiriksson, a fifth […]

  • 13 November 2012
    Business & Finance

    Polarcus Limited announced the release of its third quarter 2012 financial statements. The third quarter 2012 was the first time Polarcus operated its full fleet complement of eight vessels subsequent to the delivery of Polarcus Adira in June, enabling the Company to recognize a net profit of USD 21 million for the quarter. The third […]

  • 21 September 2010

    The following operational update concerns Cairn’s exploration drilling campaign offshore Greenland. Alpha-1S1 The multiple-objective Alpha-1S1 well has reached an intermediate depth of 4,358 metres (m) in volcanic sections. Following the conducting of extensive logging operations the well is now being deepened. The well has encountered gas shows in silty and volcanic sections over several hundreds […]

  • 20 June 2007

    Calgary, Alberta – Mr. John C.S. Lau, President & Chief Executive Officer of Husky Energy Inc., announced today that Husky has been awarded exploration licenses on Block 5 (2007-22) and Block 7 (2007-24) from the West Disko 2006 Licencing Round, offshore Greenland.

  • 13 September 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The following operational update relates to Cairn’s exploration drilling campaign offshore Greenland.  Gamma-1 Well: Eqqua Block, West Disko Area The Gamma-1 exploration well, drilled by the Ocean Rig Corcovado drill ship, located in 1,520 metres (m) of water and 294 kilometres (km) from Aasiaat, in the Eqqua Block in the West Disko area has reached […]

  • 3 August 2011
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Cairn Energy provided updates for its three wells and one prospect offshore Greenland. LF7-1 Well: Lady Franklin Block, South Ungavva Area The LF7-1 exploration well, located in 1,002 metres (m) of water approximately 300 kilometres (km) offshore Nuuk, has reached target depth (TD) in basement strata and preparations are under way to plug and abandon […]