The Oil and Gas Authority has issued findings from its latest ‘Tier Zero’ meeting with managing directors of the 22 largest oil and gas producers on the UK continental shelf.
ConocoPhillips Skandinavia has permission from Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority to use a new submarine cable at the Eldfisk complex in the southern Norwegian North Sea.
Shelf Drilling has issued an update of first-quarter awards for its offshore rig fleet.
Equinor has awarded drilling service contracts valued at around NOK2.5 billion ($286 million) in total for new and existing field developments offshore Norway.
Eni has made a light oil discovery in the Ndungu exploration prospect in block 15/06 offshore Angola.
Siccar Point has proven oil and gas in the deepwater Blackrock prospect west of Shetland.
Unity has introduced what it claims is the first multi-functional, near-surface intervention system.
Data from Westwood Global Energy’s RigLogix service shows a material utilization recovery for jackups and drillships over the last 12 months.
Wood Mackenzie’s 11th annual Exploration Survey suggests continued recovery, based on reported drilling plans and new license awards.
Drilling operations have finished on the Stag oilfield 49H infill well offshore northwest Australia.
Wintershall DEA’s Maria field in the Norwegian Sea has undergone a 71% downward revision to the 207 MMboe of reserves estimated at sanction following underperformance, according to consultant Westwood Energy.
The Norwegian Petroleum Safety Authority has finished investigating an incident earlier this year on the Equinor-contracted semisubmersible West Hercules.
Clearwell Technology is working on Therm-X-Mill, a thermal energy device for downhole, in situ removal of production tubing components.
Eni has discovered gas and condensate on the Akoma prospect in CTP-Block 4 offshore Ghana.
Talos Energy has issued an update on drilling operations in its interest in the Gulf of Mexico.
Aker BP and its partners in the Valhall field in the southern Norwegian North Sea have taken a final investment decision for the first phase of the Wellhead Platform Production Recovery project.
Maersk Drilling plans to upgrade its ultra-harsh environment jackup Maersk Intrepid to a hybrid rig with low nitrogen oxide emissions for operations offshore Norway.
Azinor Catalyst has committed to drill two exploratory wells in the UK central North Sea next year, as part of a planned three-well campaign.
Independent Oil and Gas has signed a letter of intent with Maersk Drilling UK for the Harvey gas appraisal well in the UK southern North Sea.
Oryx Petroleum has reduced preparatory drilling costs on the AGC Central License Area offshore northwest Africa by deferring some of the planned outlay to 2020.
Noble Corp. and Huisman have completed testing of a new designed automatic tripping system onboard the drillship Noble Globetrotter II.
Aker BP has permission from Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority for two exploratory wells in the North Sea.
IPC has added a well on the Keruing prospect offshore Malaysia to this year’s third-phase infill drilling campaign on the Bertam field.
Exploration drilling recovered last year but portfolio renewal has become a critical issue for the industry following a performance decline, according to Westwood’s 10th annual ‘State of Exploration’ report.