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  • 31 January 2019
    Business & Finance

    Australia-based Talon Petroleum has entered into a binding heads of agreement for the purchase of 100% of the shares in EnCounter Oil, which owns two UK North Sea licenses.  EnCounter is a private, UK-based company formed in 2012 by key former members of the executive management team of EnCore Oil. EnCore was a London-listed, North Sea […]

  • 15 August 2006

    Chattanooga businessman Henry Luken, who looked at the possibility of constructing a shipyard for yacht production at the Combustion Engineering site in Chattanooga, will build it in Loudon County instead. Mr. Luken is part owner of Christensen Shipyards Ltd., of Vancouver, Wash. That facility has run out of space and owners had been looking for […]

  • 27 May 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Faroe Petroleum, has announced the completion of a successful initial side-track appraisal well on the Pil oil and gas discovery (Faroe 25%) in the Norwegian Sea. The Pil side-track well (6406/12-3 B), to appraise for additional hydrocarbons along the Pil structure and down-dip from the initial discovery well, has reached a total depth of 3,996 […]

  • 21 June 2013

    Wintershall Norge AS, operator of production licence 511, is about to complete drilling of wildcat well 6406/6-3  in the Norwegian Sea. The well was drilled about 25 kilometres south of the Tyrihans field and about 15 kilometres northeast of the 6406/9-1 Linnorm discovery. The primary and secondary exploration targets for the well were to prove petroleum […]

  • 19 June 2014
    Vessels

    Exmar Shipmanagement, managers of the LNG carrier Explorer, reported that the vessel experienced a fire in the engine room on June 14 about 240 west of Mumbai, India. “The fire was promptly extinguished by the ship’s crew using portable fire extinguishers. No casualties or injuries occurred, but the ship’s propulsion was lost,” Exmar said in […]

  • 6 February 2015
    Exploration & Production

    Sterling Resources Ltd., a Canada-headquartered oil and gas company, has announced that the Crosgan gas discovery appraisal well 42/15b-3 in the UK Southern North Sea, will be plugged. The well, operated by RWE Dea, and drilled by the Ensco 70 jack-up drilling rig, has reached a total depth of 8401 feet measured depth and has encountered gas […]

  • 14 January 2013

     BC Petroleum Sdn Bhd (“BCP”), the Company incorporated to operate and manage the Balai Cluster Risk Service Contract  (“RSC”) in Malaysia, has drilled the Balai-2 well to a total depth (TD) of 2,266 metres TVDss and has encountered up to 87 metres of  hydrocarbon pay in multiple zones. The Balai-2 well is the second well […]

  • 28 May 2018
    Exploration & Production

    Mubadala Petroleum has encountered oil shows in its Manora exploration well and is now getting ready to drill a sidetrack well and two development wells.

  • 8 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    From 27-29 May 2013, the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway (PSA) carried out an audit within the technical disciplines of emergency preparedness and working environment on Songa Trym. The objective of the audit was to verify that Songa had a functioning system in compliance with applicable regulations within the technical disciplines of emergency preparedness and working […]

  • 16 July 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    CNPC informs that the petroleum drilling and exploration operation of Zhongjiannan Project was smoothly completed on schedule on July 15th with the oil & gas shows found. In accordance with the work procedures of deep-sea petroleum exploration and development, a comprehensive assessment of hydrocarbon horizons is to be implemented based on the geological and analytical […]

  • 18 October 2019
    Exploration & Production

    Houston-based Vaalco Energy has encountered oil sands in its Etame appraisal well located offshore Gabon. 

  • 19 July 2012
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    The EPC conversion project P-63 (Papa Terra) is under construction at the COSCO Dalian yard in China. As a consequence of increased work scope compared with initial plans, the departure of the unit has been delayed. A thorough review of the consequences of the extended yard stay and additional scope has resulted in a revision […]

  • 26 January 2012
    Business & Finance

    Pemex’s offshore exploration well Puskon-1, situated approximately 60 kilometers off the coast of the city of Tuxpan, Veracruz, Mexico, has encountered an “active petroleum system”. The Mexican state-owned petroleum company said that the well confirmed the presence of wet gas at a depth of 7.200 meters. Pemex said that the work was underway “on defining […]

  • 21 February 2012
    Business & Finance

    Lagosta-3 appraisal well located about 2 miles (3 kilometers) west of the Lagosta-1 discovery Offshore Mozambique has encountered 577 net feet (176 meters) of Natural Gas Pay. Lagosta 3, the eighth successful well to drill in the world class Windjammer, Lagosta, Barquentine and Camarão (“WLBC”) gas complex, found high quality gas sands not well imaged […]

  • 16 February 2012

    Australia’s Santos yesterday reported a gas discovery offshore Bangladesh, explaining that Sangu-11 has penetrated a new gas reservoir in the Sangu area with approximately 20 metres of good quality gas pay. The well will be completed and tied into the Sangu facilities and will provide incremental gas to Chittagong in the coming months once marketing […]

  • 5 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Anadarko Petroleum Corporation today announced the cumulative results of its exploration and appraisal success offshore Mozambique have substantially increased the resource potential in the Offshore Area 1 of the deepwater Rovuma Basin. The appraisal section of its most recent exploration well at the Camarao prospect encountered approximately 240 net feet (73 meters) of natural gas […]

  • 1 July 2015
    Research & Development

    Det norske oljeselskap ASA, partner in the Gina Krog Unit in the North Sea, announces that drilling of exploration well 15/6-13 with two sidetracks, 15/6-13 A and 15/6-13 B exploring the East 3 segment is about to be completed. The wells encountered gas and oil in both the Hugin and Sleipner formations. The total gas […]

  • 13 August 2014

    Petrobras has confirmed the extension of the Jupiter discovery, offshore Brazil, in the Santos Basin pre-salt block BM-S-24 following drilling operations at well 3-BRSA-1246-RJS (3-RJS-732), informally known as Apollonia. This well, which is situated 296 km off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, at a water depth of 2,183 meters, is the fourth well drilled […]

  • 16 March 2012
    Business & Finance

    Anadarko Petroleum Corporation   today announced the Enyenra-4A appraisal well, located in the Deepwater Tano Block offshore the Republic of Ghana, encountered approximately 105 feet (32 meters) of net oil pay in high-quality sandstone reservoirs, expanding the areal extent of the TEN (Tweneboa, Enyenra and Ntomme) complex. “With the success of the Enyenra-4A well, we’ve […]

  • 14 April 2015
    Exploration & Production

    KrisEnergy Ltd., an independent oil and gas company focused on Southeast Asia, has said that its third exploration well at the Rossukon prospect in the G6/48 block, in the Gulf of Thailand has intersected oil and gas. The company has said that the Rossukon-3 well, drilled by the Key Gibraltar offshore drilling rig, intersected approximately 75 feet […]

  • 10 October 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Statoil Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 714, is currently completing the drilling of wildcat well 7220/2-1. The well was drilled about 40 kilometres northeast of the oil and gas discovery 7220/8-1 Johan Castberg in the Barents Sea, and about 260 kilometres northwest of Hammerfest. The primary exploration target for the well was to prove […]

  • 22 October 2010
    Business & Finance

    BG Group (60%) today announced that the Pweza-1 exploration well, located in Block 4 approximately 85 kilometres offshore southern Tanzania and in a water depth of 1 400 metres, has demonstrated the presence of a working hydrocarbon system after encountering gas-bearing sands. In May 2010, BG Group received consent from the government of the United […]