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  • 13 April 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Cairn Energy is looking to develop its offshore oil discoveries in Senegal using a standalone Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel, popularly known as FPSO. The FAN-1 and SNE-1 oil discoveries were announced in October and November 2014, respectively. Those were the first exploration wells drilled in Senegal’s deep waters in almost three decades. According to FAR […]

  • 10 November 2014

    Cairn has discovered high quality oil in the second well of its Senegal exploration campaign. The SNE-1 well is located in 1,100 metres (m) water depth and approximately 100 kilometres (km) offshore in the Sangomar Offshore block with a target depth of ~3,000 m and targeting the Shelf Edge Prospect. Intermediate logging of the SNE-1 well has confirmed hydrocarbons […]

  • 10 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Cairn has made a discovery of high quality oil in the second well in the Senegal exploration programme. The SNE-1 well is located in 1,100 metres (m) water depth and approximately 100 kilometres (km) offshore in the Sangomar Offshore block with a target depth of ~3,000 m and targeting the Shelf Edge Prospect. Intermediate logging of […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 14 October 2015

    Cairn Energy has hired the Ocean Rig Athena drillship for a drilling campaign in Senegal. According to FAR Limited, a partner in the project, the drilling program is expected to start in the coming weeks. The drillship is currently in Angola, expected to mobilize to Senegal within days. The firm drilling program includes three wells including […]

  • 19 November 2014
    Project & Tenders

    Cairn and its Joint Venture (JV) partners have completed operations on the SNE-1 well in Senegal and plans are now underway to appraise the discovery next year. Having discovered oil in the upper clastic target, no hydrocarbons were subsequently encountered in the deeper target of karstified and fractured Lower Cretaceous shelf carbonates. Following completion of […]

  • 28 July 2014
    Project & Tenders

    FAR Ltd has informed that drilling has resumed on the FAN-1 well offshore Senegal.

  • 28 November 2014
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    African Petroleum Corporation has entered into an agreement with The Government of the Republic of The Gambia to reinstate the company’s Alhamdulilah Licence Block A1 and Licence Block A4 (the “Gambia Licences”), and settle all prior issues concerning the Gambia Licences including the discontinuation of arbitration proceedings. To remind, the Gambia in January terminated the […]

  • 11 May 2015
    Exploration & Production, Project & Tenders

    Cairn Energy and its joint venture partners have submitted a three year evaluation work plan to the Government of Senegal. This plan includes an initial program of three firm and three optional exploration and appraisal wells, with drilling starting in Q4 2015 in Cairn’s new basin play offshore Senegal focused on the acreage around the […]

  • 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 […]

  • 17 September 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Cairn Energy, operator of the Senegal Joint Venture with 40% interest, has begun a new 3D seismic survey over its Sangomar Deep, Sangomar and Rufisque permits, offshore Senegal. Other Senegal Joint Venture partners are FAR Limited with 15% stake, ConocoPhillips with 35% and Petrosen with 10% stake. According to FAR’s press release issued Thursday, the Polarcus Adira 3D seismic vessel […]

  • 27 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    Oil samples have been recovered in the FAN-1 exploration well being drilled offshore Senegal by FAR Ltd and its joint venture partners Cairn Energy PLC (Operator), ConocoPhillips and Petrosen – the Senegalese national oil company. Elevated gas and fluorescence were encountered in a shallow secondary target and the presence of oil was confirmed by an […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 11 July 2017
    Exploration & Production

    London-listed oil and gas company Cairn Energy has completed drilling of the FAN South-1 well in the South Fan prospect offshore Senegal and found oil.  The well, which was the first pure exploration well to be drilled offshore Senegal since the discovery wells of FAN-1 and SNE-1 in 2014, was spud in late May with the Stena […]

  • 18 August 2015
    Project & Tenders

    Cairn Energy, an oil and gas exploration and development company, has informed that the Government of Senegal has approved a three-well drilling plan offshore Senegal submitted by Cairn and its JV partners in the second quarter of 2015. Cairn (Operator) has a 40% WI in the three blocks offshore Senegal (Sangomar Deep, Sangomar Offshore, Rufisque Offshore) and is […]

  • 27 August 2014

    Oil samples have been recovered in the FAN-1 exploration well being drilled offshore Senegal.

  • 25 September 2015
    Business & Finance

    FAR Ltd has entered into a farm-in option agreement with a subsidiary of Trace Atlantic Oil Ltd for the Djiffere block offshore Senegal, adjacent to FAR’s Rufisque, Sangomar and Sangomar Deep (RSSD) blocks that contain the SNE-1 and FAN-1 oil discoveries. The western part of the Djiffere Block is located along geological trend with the […]

  • 27 March 2017
    Business & Finance

    Australian oil and gas company FAR Limited will buy 80% interest and operatorship of Erin Energy’s offshore A2 and A5 blocks in The Gambia, which are close to the SNE discovery offshore Senegal.  Erin Energy will retain a 20% working interest in both blocks, the company said on Monday. Under the terms of the farm-out […]

  • 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 […]