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  • 2 August 2019
    Business & Finance

    An emergency shoreline project will get underway Monday, August 5, to protect the main entry road on the east end of Porcupine Mountains Wilderness Park from erosion aggravated by high Lake Superior water levels and storm damage.  The Michigan Department of Natural Resources and the Ontonagon County Road Commission have teamed up to protect County […]

  • 26 September 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) has completed the Bréanann 3D seismic acquisition program, in the northern Porcupine Basin offshore Ireland, for the Australian energy company Woodside.  Around 1,400km2 of the Bréanann seismic survey is directly over or around FEL 3/14. Woodside is the operator of licenses FEL 3/14 and FEL 4/14 in the Irish Atlantic and Petrel Resources is […]

  • 25 May 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Australian energy company Woodside has received environmental approvals from the Department of Communications, Climate Change, & Natural Resources in Ireland for the 3D seismic surveys on its acreage in the Irish Atlantic.  Woodside is the operator of licences FEL 3/14 and FEL 4/14, in the Porcupine Basin of the Irish Atlantic Margin, with 85% interest, and Petrel Resources […]

  • 22 September 2015

    Kosmos Energy Ireland (Kosmos) intends to withdraw from three licences located in the Porcupine Basin, offshore Ireland’s west coast.  Namely, Antrim Energy’s subsidiary, Antrim Exploration (Ireland) Limited, has received notice from Kosmos revealing its intent to withdraw from the Frontier Exploration Licence (FEL) 1/13 in which Kosmos has 75% interest, and Antrim 25%. Kosmos had previously acquired […]

  • 6 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    Providence Resources PLc, the Irish based oil and gas exploration company, has agreed to acquire Atlantic Petroleum’s stake in Frontier Exploration Licence (FEL) 3/04, which lies in c. 1,500 metre water depth in the southern Porcupine Basin and is c. 170 km off the south west coast of Ireland. Namely, Providence agreed to acquire, for […]

  • 10 June 2015
    Operations & Maintenance

    Providence has recently completed an initial assessment of the Paleocene section within Frontier Exploration Licence (FEL) 2/14 in the southern Porcupine Basin, using the newly acquired Polarcus MC3D seismic reflection data. This interpretation has confirmed the presence of a large c. 400 km2 Paleocene deep-water fan system, called “Druid”, within FEL 2/14 which had been […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Project & Tenders

    Polarcus has completed acquisition of a major new 3D broadband multi-client project in the southern Porcupine Basin, offshore SW Ireland. The extensive survey, undertaken in partnership with ION GeoVentures, saw the technologically-advanced 3D seismic vessel Polarcus Amani tow an ultra-wide 1,350m receiver array comprising ten 2Hz solid digital streamers of 8,100m length. This large seismic […]

  • 22 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance

    Polarcus has successfully completed acquisition of a major new 3D broadband multi-client project in the southern Porcupine Basin, offshore SW Ireland. The extensive survey, undertaken in partnership with ION GeoVentures, saw the technologically-advanced 3D seismic vessel Polarcus Amani tow an ultra-wide 1,350m receiver array comprising ten 2Hz solid digital streamers of 8,100m length. This large […]

  • 4 March 2014
    Business & Finance

    Petrel Resources plc (Petrel) has been awarded, by the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, Frontier Exploration Licences 3/14 and 4/14 in the Irish Atlantic’s Porcupine Basin. The acreage licensed collectively covers approximately 1,050km2 or 75% of the 1,400km2 previously held under Licensing Options 11/4 and 11/6. In August 2013, Petrel farmed out 85% […]

  • 13 November 2013

    Two Seas Oil & Gas Ltd, a privately owned firm founded in 2010, today announced it has reached a deal with Woodside Energy (Ireland) Pty Ltd for Woodside to acquire their entire 60% interest in the Porcupine Basin Licensing Option LO 11/10, offshore Ireland.   The Licensing Option was originally granted to Two Seas as a result […]

  • 24 October 2013

    Europa Oil & Gas, the AIM listed oil and gas exploration and development company with a combination of producing and exploration assets in Europe,has announced the completion of a 1,500 sq km 3-D seismic acquisition programme on Frontier Exploration Licences (`FELs’) 2/13 and 3/13 in the South Porcupine Basin, offshore Ireland. Kosmos Energy Ireland Ltd (`Kosmos’) is operator and holder […]

  • 15 July 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) plc, the AIM listed oil and gas exploration and development company with a combination of producing and exploration assets in Europe, announces the commencement of a 3D seismic acquisition programme in the South Porcupine Basin, offshore Ireland, following the award by the Irish Government of Frontier Exploration Licences (`FELs’) 2/13 […]

  • 28 June 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Petrel Resources plc announces that it has agreed to farm-out 85% of its Atlantic Porcupine Basin holding to Woodside, Australia’s largest independent oil and gas company. The agreement covers all of Petrel’s participating interest in Licensing Option 11/6 (comprising offshore blocks 45/6, 45/11, 45/16 and 44/15) and Licensing Option 11/4 (comprising offshore blocks 35/23, 35/24 […]

  • 28 June 2013

    Woodside said that it has had two separate offers accepted to farm-in to offshore blocks located in the prospective Porcupine Basin off Ireland. Petrel Resources plc has accepted Woodside’s offer to acquire 85% participating interest in Licensing Option 11/6 (comprising offshore blocks 45/6, 45/ 11, 45/16 and 44/15) and Licensing Option 11/4 (comprising offshore blocks […]

  • 7 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Providence Resources P.l.c., (“Providence”) the Irish oil and gas exploration & appraisal company, notes the announcement by Cairn Energy Plc (“Cairn”) that its wholly owned subsidiary, Capricorn Ireland Limited, has agreed with Chrsyaor and Sosina to farm in to Frontier Exploration Licence 2/04, Frontier Exploration Licence 4/08 and Licensing Option 11/2 (“the licences”), all located […]

  • 20 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Petrel Resources provides an operational update on work done on Blocks 35/23, 35/24 and the western half of 35/25, and Blocks 45/6, 45/11 and 45/16 in the Atlantic Margin. These cover approximately 1,400 km2 in total, in the northern and eastern sections of the Porcupine Basin. Key points: · Management is encouraged by results emerging […]

  • 19 September 2012
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) plc, the AIM listed oil and gas exploration, development and production company focussed on Europe, provides a technical update on its 100% owned Licensing Options (‘LO’), LO 11/07 and LO 11/08, located in the highly prospective South Porcupine Basin, in the Irish Atlantic Margin, covering a total area of approximately […]

  • 3 August 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The most detailed photographic survey of the abyssal ocean floor has been taken by the National Oceanography Centre’s robot sub, Autosub6000 – some half a million photos that will be stitched together to form a ‘street view’ map of the North Atlantic’s Porcupine Abyssal Plain and its inhabitants. Forward and down-facing cameras mounted on the […]

  • 9 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    NOC scientist, Dr Henry Ruhl, is leading an expedition to the Porcupine Abyssal Plain, some 300 miles southwest of Lands End. He will be looking at how the shape of deep ocean floor and climate influence deep sea ecology, and he intends to do this by making a very large photographic map of the seafloor […]

  • 21 July 2011

    Providence Resources P.l.c. , the Irish oil and gas exploration and production company, whose shares are listed in London and Dublin, announces that it has, on behalf of itself and its partners, commenced operations for its 3D seismic acquisition project in Frontier Exploration Licence (FEL) 4/08 in the Porcupine Basin, off the west coast of […]

  • 21 July 2011
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Research & Development

    Providence Resources P.l.c. , the Irish oil and gas exploration and production company, whose shares are listed in London and Dublin, announces that it has, on behalf of itself and its partners, commenced operations for its 3D seismic acquisition project in Frontier Exploration Licence (FEL) 4/08 in the Porcupine Basin, off the west coast of […]

  • 5 February 2020

    Europa Oil & Gas has elected to relinquish its interest in Licensing Option (LO) 16/19 in the South Porcupine Basin, offshore Ireland.

  • 28 November 2019

    Following an exit by French oil major Total, Providence Resources has taken over operatorship of the Frontier Exploration Licence (FEL) 2/19, which contains the Avalon prospect, located offshore Ireland.

  • 1 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    Following months of delays and several extensions, Irish Providence Resources has not received any funds from APEC for the Barryroe license off Ireland and it has not agreed any further extension. APEC no longer has exclusivity over the license and Providence is free to pursue other partners.

  • 18 September 2019

    Several prospects have the potential to hold over 250 million barrels of oil each