Wood Mackenzie’s upstream Middle East North Africa team has identified various developments to watch for over the coming year.
Pharis Energy and the Oil and Gas Technology Centre have authorized Pragma Well Technology to pursue manufacture and prototype testing of its Downhole Steam Injection Valve following a feasibility study.
Energean and operator Repsol have started a seismic acquisition program over the Ioannina block offshore Greece.
Petrobras produced on average 2.63 MMboe/d of oil and gas last year, including natural gas liquids.
Talos Energy has issued an update on recent events and well results in the Gulf of Mexico.
CNOOC has started production from the Huizhou 32-5 oilfield comprehensive adjustment/Huizhou 33-1 oilfield joint development project in the eastern South China Sea.
Tullow Oil expects average oil production this year from the Jubilee and TEN fields offshore Ghana to increase to around 179,000 b/d in total.
Equinor and its partners in the Gullfaks field in the Norwegian North Sea have committed to drill seven new wells under an amended plan for development and operation.
The Norwegian government has granted Equinor and partners Shell and Total a permit to exploit an offshore area in the North Sea for storage of carbon dioxide.
LLOG Exploration Co., L.L.C. has provided an update on the status of its recent successes and ongoing projects in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.
Oil and gas production offshore Norway should increase steadily from 2020-2023, according to the latest forecast by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate.
Lundin Petroleum’s proved plus probable (2P) reserves offshore Norway totalled 745 MMboe at the end of 2018.
Gassco transported 114.2 bcm last year to continental Europe and the UK through the Norwegian offshore trunkline network.
Aker BP has contracted Optime Subsea to provide its well access system and associated services on its Norwegian offshore projects over the next two years, with extension options.
KrisEnergy has re-started oil production from the Wassana field in the Gulf of Thailand following the passing of Tropical Storm Pabuk.
BP has approved the $1.3-billion Atlantis Phase 3 development in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico.
Wood Mackenzie expects operators in the Northwest Europe region to spud more than 60 offshore exploration wells this year, a 25% increase on the total for 2018.
BW Offshore has signed an agreement with PetroRio for a one-year extension for the lease and operation of the FPSO Polvo.
Spirit Energy has clearance from both the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate and Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority to start operations at the Oda field in the southern Norwegian North Sea.
Woodside Energy has removed the FPSO Nganhurra from the depleted Enfield oil field, 50 km (31 mi) northwest of Exmouth, Western Australia.
Seadrill’s jackup West Elara will start drilling production and injection wells in the current quarter on the Eldfisk field in the southern Norwegian North Sea.
Eni has entered into an agreement with Caelus Natural Resources Alaska LLC to acquire 70% and operatorship of the Oooguruk oil field off Alaska.
KrisEnergy has shut in oil production at the Wassana field in the Gulf of Thailand due to the approach of Tropical Storm Pabuk.
DNO has relinquished operatorship and participation in Oman’s offshore block 8 to the country’s Ministry of Oil and Gas and state-owned Oman Oil Company Exploration and Production.