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  • 23 August 2017
    Exploration & Production

    OMV Petrom has started drilling operations in the Black Sea, offshore Romania, using GSP’s Uranus jack-up drilling rig. The news was shared by GSP who said the rig move had begun on August 19th, 17:00, with the jack-up reaching the work location the following day. The rig moving and positioning operations were carried out with the support […]

  • 3 August 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Black Sea Oil & Gas has completed a two-well exploration drilling program in the XV Midia block, offshore Black Sea.

  • 15 August 2016
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders, Research & Development

    Marine survey specialist, MMT, has been awarded a contract with the Black Sea Maritime Archaeological Project (Black Sea MAP) for archaeological and geological scientific surveys at the Black Sea. The second season of the project will be performed during September 2016 from the vessel Stril Explorer and will consist of seabed mapping, inspections and geotechnical sampling in close […]

  • 5 September 2012
    Research & Development

    When WHOI geologist Liviu Giosan first reconstructed the history of how the Danube River built its delta, he was presented with a puzzle. In the delta’s early stages of development, the river deposited its sediment within a protected bay. As the delta expanded onto the Black Sea shelf in the late Holocene and was exposed […]

  • 25 July 2017
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Research & Development

    The partners of the European Smart Submarine Robots Working in Co-operative Networks Project (SWARMs), funded by the European Commission and the Spanish Ministry of Economy and Competitiveness, organised the first demonstration of the project in Mangalia, Romania, July 03-13, 2017. The general objective of the SWARMs Project, co-ordinated by the Polytechnic University of Madrid, is […]

  • 4 June 2007

    Excessive fishing in the Black Sea has triggered major changes in the marine ecosystem, scientists suggest. The collapse of fish stocks altered the sea’s food chain, triggering a “regime shift” that allowed a species of invasive jellyfish to bloom, they said.

  • 1 July 2019

    Romanian energy company OMV Petrom has started a new offshore drilling campaign in the shallow waters of the Istria block in the Black Sea.

  • 20 December 2017
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Russian oil company Rosneft has spudded the Maria-1 exploration well in the Black Sea. Forecasted oil in place for Zapadno-Chernomorskaya licence area is estimated to exceed 570 million tons. Rosneft pointed out in a statement on Wednesday that drilling preparations included acquisition of more than 4,000 kilometers of 2D seismic and over 3,000 square kilometers of […]

  • 4 March 2006

    Pakistan and United States have signed a declaration on enhancing international maritime trade security under a bilateral initiative called “Integrated Cargo/Container Control (IC3) Programme”.

  • 18 April 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Oil major Shell has started drilling an exploration well in the Black Sea offshore Bulgaria. 

  • 7 April 2010

    Projects to develop Romania’s untapped potential in offshore wind parks in the Black Sea are now moving up a gear, according to Petru Ruset,   [mappress] Source: thediplomat, April 06, 2010;

  • 29 June 2020
    Business & Finance, Business developments & projects, Exploration & Production

    Romanian oil and gas company OMV Petrom is the winning bidder for an oil and gas exploration block located in the Black Sea, offshore Georgia.

  • 30 October 2017

    Russian oil company Rosneft has reportedly suspended its license for oil and gas exploration in the Yuzhno-Chernomorsky block in the eastern part of the Black Sea due to the U.S. sanctions. 

  • 12 November 2007

    Rescuers are searching for eight sailors reported missing after a powerful storm hit the Sea of Azov and parts of the Black Sea on Sunday. Russian officials say four ships have sunk, including an oil tanker, and four others are in danger of breaking up.

  • 19 February 2015

    St. Kitts and Nevis-flagged general cargo ship Fort Azov sank yesterday in the Black Sea, one mile off the coast near the town of Ayancik in Turkey’s Sinop province, the Haber Turk reports. The 1970-built freighter was carrying a 3,000 ton shipment of wood from Varna, Bulgaria, when it developed a heavy list portside after […]

  • 19 February 2016

    Romania’s natural gas company Romgaz announced on Wednesday that, together with its partners, it intends to abandon the EX29 Est Rapsodia Block in the Black Sea, offshore Romania.  Romgaz’s partners are Lukoil Overseas, with 72%, and PanAtlantic Petroleum with 18% interest. The remaining 10% is held by Romgaz. The company said that the decision was based on the results obtained […]

  • 15 May 2019
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Operations & Maintenance, Project & Tenders

    Corinth Pipeworks (CPW) has been selected to manufacture and supply 8-inch steel pipes for the infield line and 16-inch steel pipes for the Midia Gas Development offshore gas transport pipeline. The pipes will be manufactured during 2019 in CPW’s factory in Greece, and installation work will begin according to schedule in 2020. CPW’s scope of […]

  • 14 October 2015

    Lukoil informed that the drilling of the exploratory well Lira-1X has been completed discovering a gas field located at the Trident block (EX-30) in the deep-sea Romanian offshore.

  • 10 October 2014

    In the morning of Ocober 8, 2014, the “Fortuna S” general cargo ship, en route from Giurgiuleşti and carrying 2,650 tonnes of salt to Syria, ran aground and sank in the Sulina seaway, Romania, the Black Sea. The ship collided with the south pier and suffered extensive water ingress. The helicopter evacuation of the crew was […]

  • 30 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Sterling has completed drilling operations and has abandoned a well in Romania’s Black Sea .

  • 24 December 2014

    A leak on a Russian oil pipeline caused an oil spill in the Black Sea near the port of Tuapse, Russia. The incident occurred on Wednesday and it was confirmed by the Russia’s emergencies ministry, but the ministry did not reveal the size of the spill. According to Reuters, the officials said that the stormy weather was hampering […]

  • 24 December 2014
    Operations & Maintenance

    An oil spill has been confirmed from a major Russian Black Sea pipeline near the port of Tuapse, a sea port and the northern center of a resort zone which extends south to Sochi. Earlier this mornig, Russian Emergencies Ministry reported that measures were taken to mitigate an oil spill near the village of Grechesky, […]