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  • 15 August 2017
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Azinor Catalyst, the Seacrest Capital Group-backed E&P company focused on the UK Continental Shelf, has started drilling an exploration well at the Partridge prospect in the UK sector of the North Sea.  Azinor informed that the 14/11a-2 well on the Partridge prospect was spudded at approximately 6.30 am on August 15, 2017, using the Ocean Guardian semi-submersible […]

  • 31 August 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Oil company Lundin Norway has started drilling of exploration well 7220/6-3 on the Børselv prospect in PL609 on the Loppa High in the southern Barents Sea. The well is located on-trend north of the Alta and Neiden oil discoveries, approximately 18 km northwest of the Neiden discovery well. Lundin said on Thursday that the main […]

  • 9 October 2017
    Exploration & Production

    Oil company Lundin Norway has started drilling exploration well 7219/12-2 on the Hufsa prospect in PL533 in the southern Barents Sea. The well is located in PL533, south of the Filicudi oil discovery and the large Statoil-operated Johan Castberg oil discovery. According to Lundin’s statement on Monday, the Hufsa prospect has multiple Jurassic and Triassic […]

  • 27 October 2014

    Smith Bits, a Schlumberger company, introduced StingBlade conical diamond element bit. StingBlade bits increase run length and rate of penetration (ROP) while delivering improved steering response in directional applications. “In the continuous drive for increasing efficiency and lowering costs while drilling, our customers expect that each section is drilled from shoe to total depth with […]

  • 31 May 2013

    Tap Oil Limited provides the following update of the Apache-operated Taunton-5/5H appraisal well at the Taunton oil field, offshore Australia: During the period 0600 hours (AWST) on 24 May 2013 to 0600 (AWST) on 31 May 2013, the Taunton-5H horizontal 8½” (244mm) hole section was drilled to a depth of 3,058 metres along the borehole. Current operations are […]

  • 26 December 2016
    Authorities & Government, Operations & Maintenance, Storage, Technology

    One of the General Elecetric’s (GE) Haliade turbines installed at America’s first offshore wind farm will be out of action at least until the second half of February, according to a statement issued by Block Island Wind Farm’s Fisheries Liaison, Elizabeth Ann Marchetti. The wind farm’s turbine number two did not go online together with […]

  • 10 February 2014

    Murphy Cameroon Ntem Oil Co. Ltd (“Murphy”), has started drilling operations on the Bamboo-1 well using the Ocean Confidence, a fifth generation semi-submersible drilling rig. The news has been reported by Sterling Energy Plc, a partner in the field. The well, located approximately 56 kilometres from the coast of Cameroon, has an estimated target depth […]

  • 18 September 2013

    Salamander Energy plc announces the spud of an exploration well in Block G4/50, Gulf of Thailand targeting the Ayutthaya prospect. Ayutthaya is located in the Western Central sub-basin, some 7 km northeast of the recent Surin oil discovery. The well will target oil in Miocene sandstones and is estimated to contain mean prospective recoverable resources […]

  • 13 November 2015

    Swedish operator Lundin Petroleum has started drilling an exploration well on the Lorry prospect, offshore Norway. The well 6407/10-4 will explore the Lorry prospect in PL700, located on the northern part of the Frøya High in the Norwegian Sea, some 17 kilometers northeast of VNG Norge operated Pil and Bue discoveries in the Halten Terrace. […]

  • 15 May 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Russia’s Rosneft has kicked off drilling operations at a production well at the (Lan Do field) as part of Block 06.1 development, offshore Vietnam.

  • 25 November 2015
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Quadrant Energy, an Australian oil and gas company, has started drilling the Roc-1 well, offshore Australia. The Roc-1 well is located in licence WA-437-P, offshore Western Australia, and adjacent to the recent Phoenix South-1 oil discovery by Apache, in November. According to Carnarvon Petroleum, a partner in the project, the well was spud on November 24, […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Apache has started drilling operations at the Phoenix South-1 well, offshore Australia.

  • 22 November 2012

    Premier Oil UK Limited has started drilling operations at the Cyclone prospect in UK Central North Sea Licence P1784 Block 21/7b. Well 21/07b-4, which is being drilled with the Awilco WilPhoenix semi-submersible rig, will target the Tertiary Cromarty sandstones at a drilling depth of approximately 5,000 feet true vertical depth. [mappress] November 22, 2012  

  • 2 October 2013

    BlueFire Equipment Corporation revealed today that it has filed a provisional patent application for its proprietary offshore production technology at the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO). The filing is currently under review by a USPTO examiner. The new equipment design is yet another platform in BlueFire’s growing portfolio of intellectual property. The patent […]

  • 12 June 2014

    Rocksource ASA has announced that drilling of the Bue sidetrack well, 6406/12-3A, to the North of the Pil discovery in PL 586 has started. The Bue sidetrack follows the successful appraisal well on the Pil discovery. The results from the appraisal well led Rocksource to update its resource estimate for Pil to a range of 90 […]

  • 24 September 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Roc Oil Company Limited (ROC) has started drilling the second of two planned exploration wells, QK12-3-1D, in Block 09/05 in the Bohai Bay Basin, China.  According to AWE Limited, a partner in the project, the well will be drilled to a planned total depth of 3,600m MDRT (Measured Depth below Rotary Table) and drilling operations are estimated to […]

  • 25 January 2016
    Exploration & Production

    Lundin Petroleum’s Norwegian subsidiary, Lundin Norway, has started drilling the exploration well 16/4-10 on the Fosen prospect, offshore Norway.  The well is located approximately 27 km south of the Edvard Grieg field and 11 km south of the Luno II discovery on the Utsira High on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS). Well 16/4-10 will explore […]

  • 23 April 2012
    Business & Finance

    Niko Resources Ltd. reports that Zaratex N.V as operator of the Lhokseumawe PSC has initiated drilling operations on the Candralila-1 well in western Indonesia. Niko recently took a 30% non- operating participating interest in the PSC (government approvals pending). The Candralila-1 well is the first of two wells to be drilled back to back on […]

  • 25 April 2013

    Aberdeen-based Dana Petroleum has spudded a new exploration well in the Dutch part of the North Sea from its De Ruyter platform. Dana is drilling the P11-08 exploration well using the jack-up Noble Lynda Bossler, in the production licence P10a and will test the Triassic Volpriehausen substrata for the presence of oil beneath a gas […]

  • 23 March 2015
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Atlantic Petroleum has announced that drilling of the Roald Rygg well 6706/12-3, in PL602, in the Norwegian Sea started on March 22, 2015 with the Transocean Spitsbergen rig. The well 6706/12-3 is planned to drill to a total depth of around 3420 m TVD and operations are anticipated to take 35 days. The Nise Formation […]

  • 17 September 2013

    As reported by the Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement (BSEE), offshore drilling is booming in the Gulf of Mexico. In part this is due to the development of new technologies that reduce operational costs and risks, and new reservoir discoveries with high production wells. According to BSEE, total oil production in the Gulf of […]

  • 11 November 2011

    Spanish oil major Repsol-YPF plans to begin exploratory drilling in Cuban waters of the Gulf of Mexico at the start of 2012, the firm’s …   Source: Latin American Herald Tribune [mappress] Source: Latin American Herald Tribune, November 11, 2011;