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  • 26 December 2013

    Mott MacDonald has been appointed project management consultant by the Abu Dhabi Oil Company Limited (ADOC) for the development of the Hail offshore oilfield in Abu Dhabi, UAE.   Located approximately 10km south of Mubarraz Island, the expansion will increase current production and secure safe production for 30 years. The Hail offshore oilfield is located […]

  • 20 June 2019

    Brazil’s state-controlled Petrobras confirmed media reports that it has made a natural gas discovery in the Sergipe Basin.

  • 13 August 2008

    Subsea specialist MCS has landed a contract from Acergy to carry out work on Marathon’s Volund field offshore Norway. MCS will perform detailed upheaval buckling analysis of a water injection flowline in the Volund Field at a depth of 120 metres. MCS said the project involves analysing a 12km water injection flexible flowline routed from […]

  • 28 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL advises that a second seismic survey acquisition of 1,000km of 2D data has now been completed within its highly prospective offshore acreage in licence area EL 0037 offshore Namibia, southwest Africa. The 2D acquisition extends to the south beyond a recently completed 3D survey of approximately 3,000km2 and provides infill […]

  • 6 April 2016

    Carnarvon Petroleum has secured a 100% interest in a newly awarded offshore exploration permit, WA-521-P, located in the Roebuck Basin and positioned immediately adjacent to the Phoenix/Roc acreage on Western Australia’s North West Shelf (NWS). Carnarvon Managing Director and CEO, Adrian Cook said, “Carnarvon continues to build its North West Shelf portfolio, which now includes […]

  • 3 May 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Lundin Norway has found only traces of hydrocarbons during drilling ops on an appraisal well of the Gohta discovery located in PL492 in the southern Barents Sea, classifying the well as dry. Lundin Norway is the operator of PL492 and holds a 40 percent working interest in the license. Partner Aker BP holds the remaining […]

  • 14 August 2012
    Business & Finance

    CNOOC Limited today announced that the Company has recently appraised two wells in Qinghuangdao 29-2 east successfully. Qinhuangdao 29-2 is located in the central north of Bohai, with an average water depth of about 27 meters. These two successful appraisal wells expanded the reserve base of Qinghuangdao 29-2. Qinghuangdao 29-2E-4 drilled in the middle formation […]

  • 21 December 2010

    The next in CEDA’ successful series of conferences, CEDA Dredging Days, will be held in the Conference Centre, Ahoy Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from 10-11 November 2011, under the theme “Dredging and Beyond”. On 9 November prior the conference an optional technical visit will take place. CEDA Dredging Days have the reputation of being the premier […]

  • 24 October 2012
    Business & Finance

    Fastnet Oil and Gas plc, the recently listed E&P company focussed on near term exploration acreage in the Celtic Sea and Africa, announces that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Fastnet Oil and Gas Ireland Ltd, has signed an agreement with WesternGeco Seismic Holdings Ltd (“WesternGeco”), the world’s leading geophysical services company, (part of Schlumberger) to provide specialist […]

  • 14 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Lundin Petroleum AB has announced that drilling of exploration well 7220/11-1 on the Alta prospect in the Barents Sea has been successfully completed and has encountered both oil and gas. The well is located 20 km northeast of the Gohta discovery (well 7120/1-3) and some 160 km from the Norwegian coastline. The main objective of […]

  • 23 September 2011

    LNG Energy Ltd. (LNG) announced that it has closed its previously announced farm-in transaction with TransAtlantic Worldwide Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. (TransAtlantic) to earn a 50% interest in a future production concession in northwest Bulgaria. Pursuant to the terms of the Transaction, LNG will initially fund up to US$7.5 million […]

  • 29 February 2016

    The Australian icebreaker Aurora Australis has been successfully refloated and has made its way out of Mawson harbour, the Australian Antarctic Division said in an update. The ship now remains in the vicinity of Mawson research station, where crew will conduct a thorough assessment of damage over the coming days. There is no evidence of any oil […]

  • 9 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Brazil’s Petrobras announces that drilling of the first well after the execution of the Transfer of Rights Agreement has been completed. Results confirm the extension of oil reservoirs northwest of the discovery well at the Franco area, in the Santos Basin pre-salt area. The well referred to as 3-BRSA-944A-RJS (3-RJS-688A) and known as Franco NW, […]

  • 9 February 2015
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Operator Statoil has together with PL035 partners completed a two-well programme in the Krafla area in the North Sea. Since 2011 significant new recoverable resources have been proven in the area, Statoil said in the press release. According to the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD), the 30/11-8 S discovery was proven in the summer of 2011 […]

  • 2 March 2018

    Norwegian oil company Aker BP has made an oil discovery north of the Bøyla field in the North Sea offshore Norway. 

  • 21 November 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Independent E&P company Talos Energy has started initial production from the Tornado exploration project in the Phoenix field, in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.  The Tornado is a Pliocene oil discovery located in Green Canyon Blocks 236, 237, 280 and 281 in approximately 2,700 feet of water. Talos said last week that initial production testing […]

  • 29 March 2012

    LNG Energy announced the successful completion of the 2011 “Sling” 2D seismic program on its 100% held PPL 319 licence, onshore Papua New Guinea. PPL 319 is in the lowland area of the Papuan fold and thrust belt between several substantial oil and gas fields and is on-trend with Oil Search’s Kutubu and Gobe producing […]

  • 5 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    Plug and abandonment service provider Abrado Wellbore Services has secured a multi-million dollar contract from Chevron to support the plug and abandonment of more than 30 wells offshore California.

  • 26 September 2013

    Governor Pat Quinn announced more than $5 million in investments to 13 communities across Illinois for green infrastructure improvement projects. Illinois Green Infrastructure Grants (IGIG) are designed to support projects that reduce the amount of pollution running into Illinois waterways from stormwater sources and reduce the risk of localized flooding. This announcement is part of […]

  • 16 April 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Talos Energy has conducted a successful appraisal well and production test of the giant Zama discovery, which is located in Block 7 in the offshore portion of Mexico’s prolific Sureste Basin.

  • 27 March 2012
    Business & Finance, Equipment

      Emerson Process Management has released Roxar RMS 2012, the latest version of its reservoir modelling software. The launch sees the continued expansion of Roxar RMS into the geophysics domain through a completely integrated reservoir modelling workflow which includes seismic interpretation, reservoir simulation, reservoir behavior predictions, and uncertainty management. “With average global oil & gas […]

  • 20 November 2015
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Statoil, as the operator of production licence 120, has completed drilling of exploration well 34/8-16 S Tarvos on the east flank of the Visund field in the northern part of the North Sea, and about 140 km northwest of Bergen. The well encountered an oil/gas/condensate column of about 85 metres in the Upper Triassic reservoir […]