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  • 23 February 2017
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Cairn Energy has reached a total depth of 2,852m at the SNE-5 well off Senegal, which is the first of two firm wells planed to further evaluate the SNE oilfield.  Cairn, the operator, started drilling the SNE-5 appraisal well in January. The well is located in the southern area of the SNE oil field approximately 2km south […]

  • 5 November 2015
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Cairn Energy has spudded the first appraisal well on the SNE oil field located 100km offshore Senegal.  According to FAR Limited, a partner in the project, the SNE-2 well will be drilled in approximately 1,100 metres of water and drilled to a TDVSS (total vertical depth subsea) of approximately 2,770 metres before an evaluation program […]

  • 2 November 2015
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Cairn Energy has started the appraisal program to evaluate the SNE oil discovery, offshore Senegal. According to FAR Limited, a partner in the project, the three wells SNE-2, SNE-3 and BEL-1 will be drilled back to back in a program that is estimated to be completed in mid-2016. Both SNE-2 and SNE-3 appraisal wells will […]

  • 23 January 2017
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Cairn Energy started drilling the SNE-5 appraisal well, offshore Senegal, the first of two firm wells planed to further evaluate the SNE oilfield, on Saturday, January 21.  Cairn recently said the 2017 drilling program off Senegal includes two new, firm wells. Cairn’s partners in three blocks offshore Senegal (Sangomar Deep, Sangomar Offshore, Rufisque Offshore) are […]

  • 8 February 2016

    Far Ltd has informed that the oil contingent resource estimates for the SNE oil field have been increased. The company commissioned RISC Operations to prepare an Independent Resources Report for Far’s SNE oil field offshore Senegal. The project is operated by Cairn with 40% stake. Other partners are ConocoPhillips 35%, FAR 15% and Petrosen 10%. According to Far, the report was prepared as at […]

  • 25 November 2016
    Business & Finance, Exploration & Production

    Cairn Energy has decided to drill two appraisal wells on the SNE oil field off Senegal in 2017 with Stena Drilling’s 2007-built drillship, Stena DrillMAX. Cairn, as the operator, has a 40% working interest in the three blocks offshore Senegal (Sangomar Deep, Sangomar Offshore, Rufisque Offshore). ConocoPhillips has 35% WI, Far Limited 15% WI, and Petrosen, […]

  • 7 August 2017
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    London-listed Cairn Energy has found oil and gas in the SNE North-1 exploration well off Senegal. With this well finished, Cairn has completed its exploration drilling campaign for the year.  The company announced the results of the SNE North-1 exploration well on Monday, saying that the well encountered oil and gas in the primary objective and […]

  • 18 April 2016
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Oil and gas company Cairn Energy has spudded the fourth exploration well in the ongoing evaluation program offshore Senegal, testing the SNE oil discovery. According to Far Ltd, a partner in the project, the SNE-4 well was spudded during the weekend using the Ocean Rig Athena drillship. The well is located 5km south-east of the SNE-1 […]

  • 11 April 2016
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Cairn Energy is preparing to start drilling the fourth exploration well in the ongoing evaluation programme offshore Senegal, after completing its latest, third well with ‘positive results’.  Operations on the third well, BEL-1, have been completed following drilling, coring and logging and the well is now being plugged and abandoned before the drillship Ocean Rig Athena […]

  • 19 January 2016
    Exploration & Production

    The second appraisal well to be drilled on the Cairn Energy-operated SNE oil field, 100km offshore Senegal, has been re-entered and will now be drilled to planned total depth. The SNE-3 well, located approximately 3km south of the initial SNE-1 discovery well, will further evaluate the potential of the SNE oil field. The SNE-3 well follows the […]

  • 7 March 2017
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Following drilling, logging, drill stem testing, the setting of pressure gauges, and completion of operations, Cairn Energy has informed that the results of the SNE-5 appraisal well offshore Senegal are “in line with expectations.” Cairn, as the operator, started drilling the SNE-5 appraisal in January and reached a total depth of 2,852m in February. The company […]

  • 9 March 2016
    Project & Tenders

    Cairn Energy, an oil and gas exploration and development company, has announced the testing of the SNE-3 appraisal well offshore Senegal, that will now be plugged and abandoned.  Cairn re-entered the SNE-3 well on the SNE oil field, 100km offshore Senegal, in January and the well was drilled with the Ocean Rig Athena drillship. According to the oil […]

  • 31 January 2018
    Infrastructure, Project & Tenders

    Cairn Energy aims to have the Senegalese government approval for its SNE field development plan by November 2018 and plans to make a final investment decision (FID) for the project in early 2019.  Cairn Energy is the operator of three blocks offshore Senegal (Rufisque, Sangomar and Sangomar Deep (RSSD)). The Sangomar Deep portion of offshore Senegal […]

  • 18 May 2017
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Oil and gas exploration and development company Cairn Energy has completed drilling operations at the SNE-6 appraisal well offshore Senegal and is moving on to the next target. The oil company informed on Thursday that rig performance continues to be excellent and operations have been completed ahead of schedule and under budget following drilling, logging […]

  • 19 May 2016
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Oil and gas company Cairn Energy has completed the SNE-4 appraisal well offshore Senegal. The well is now being plugged and abandoned and the rig will be released.  Senegal PSC partners are Cairn Energy, the operator, with 40% interest, ConocoPhillips 35%, FAR 15%, and Petrosen 10% interest. The SNE-4 well, spud in April, was appraising the […]

  • 4 January 2016

    Oil and gas exploration and production company Cairn has announced the successful testing of the SNE-2 appraisal well offshore Senegal with positive results. The company has said that the operations at the well  have been safely and successfully completed following drilling, coring, logging and drill-stem testing (DST). The well is now being plugged and abandoned. Following this […]

  • 21 June 2017

    Woodside has informed that Senegal’s Minister of Energy and the Development of Renewable Energy has issued a ministerial order “which provides further confirmation” of Woodside’s participation in the joint venture developing the giant SNE oil discovery offshore Senegal. Woodside last year bought a stake from ConocoPhillips in the joint venture developing the SNE oil field offshore Senegal, […]

  • 11 September 2018
    Infrastructure, Project & Tenders

    Cairn Energy is evaluating tender responses for the FPSO facility and subsea infrastructure for its SNE field development offshore Senegal ahead of the front end engineering and design (FEED) phase planned for 4Q 2018.

  • 15 March 2016
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Oil and gas exploration and development company Cairn Energy has started drilling the third appraisal well as part of the SNE oil field appraisal program offshore Senegal.  The second appraisal well, SNE-3, was completed last week. Cairn is using the 2013-built drillship Ocean Rig Athena for the company’s three well appraisal program offshore Senegal. According to FAR, Cairn’s […]

  • 17 December 2018
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    The Rufisque Offshore, Sangomar Offshore and Sangomar Deep Offshore (RSSD) joint venture has agreed to begin front-end engineering design (FEED) activities following the award of the subsea FEED contract to Subsea Integration Alliance for the SNE field development-phase 1 offshore Senegal, Woodside the operator said on Monday. Subsea Integration Alliance is a partnership between OneSubsea, […]

  • 6 April 2017
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Oil and gas company Cairn Energy has failed to unearth commercial quantities of oil from its exploration target at the VR-1 well offshore Senegal. To remind, Cairn had achieved the primary objective at the VR-1 well in March, which was to appraise the nearby SNE oil discovery. During the appraisal drilling in March, Cairn struck […]

  • 14 November 2019
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Australia-based FAR Limited has made plans to arrange a seven-year debt facility of up to $350 million for the development of the SNE oil field located offshore Senegal.