20 Jul 18UK: Beatrice Offshore Wind Farm generates first power
Beatrice, Scotland’s largest offshore wind farm, has started generating power for the first time. Following the successful installation of the first 7MW turbine, Beatrice Offshore Windfarm Limited has exported power to the National Grid for the first time.
20 Jul 18Egypt: TransGlobe's NW Sitra 9 exploration well in the Western Desert disappoints
TransGlobe Energy has announced an update on its drilling operations in Egypt. In the Western Desert, the NW Sitra 9 exploration well (Cretaceous target) has been abandoned as dry.
20 Jul 18PNG LNG signs mid-term sales agreement with PetroChina
Santos has advised that the PNG LNG Project co-venturers have entered into a mid-term LNG sale and purchase agreement (SPA) with PetroChina, for the supply of LNG commencing in July 2018.
20 Jul 18US: Mosman Oil and Gas provides update on the Stanley Development Drilling Project, onshore Texas
Mosman Oil and Gas has provided an update in respect to the Stanley Development Drilling Project, onshore Texas. The Stanley-1 well, the first well to be drilled under the recently announced Strategic Alliance with Baja Oil and Gas, commenced drilling on 19 July and is proceeding on schedule.
20 Jul 18Iraq: DNO reports payment for Tawke deliveries
DNO, the Norwegian oil and gas operator, has reported receipt of USD 62.33 million as payment for April 2018 crude oil deliveries to the export market from the Tawke license in the Kurdistan region of Iraq. The funds will be shared by DNO and partner Genel Energy pro-rata to the companies' interests in the license.
20 Jul 18US: TGS announces expansion of onshore seismic project in North America
TGS has announced expansion of its 2018 onshore seismic survey Dawson Phase II in Canada, will now cover approx. 428 km2 in the prolific Montney shale formation.
20 Jul 18Ireland: Providence Resources provides technical update on Frontier Exploration Licence 3/04 - Dunquin South
Providence Resources has provided a technical update regarding the Eni-operated Frontier Exploration Licence ('FEL') 3/04 located in the southern Porcupine Basin. Interpretation of the recently acquired Dunquin 3D seismic data has confirmed the presence of the previously mapped Dunquin South prospect.
20 Jul 18Italy: Eni and ENEA launch a joint scientific research and technology partnership
Eni and ENEA have signed a partnership to start research in strategic scientific and technological areas which have considerable potential impact for the Country, including the circular economy, alternative energy and environmental protection.
19 Jul 18Norway oil workers and employers agree deal - strike ends
Norwegian drilling rig workers will end their industrial action after the union representing 1,600 striking employees reached a deal with the group acting for their employers, the parties said on Thursday.
19 Jul 18Ireland: Sosina reports large number of seabed pockmarks imaged on Newgrange site survey data
SOSINA Exploration has provided an update on Frontier Exploration Licence ('FEL') 6/14 that contains the Newgrange Prospect. Initial analysis of the seabed data over the proposed Newgrange well location has confirmed the presence of more than 100 seabed pockmark features, which may be the result of fluid seepage from the underlying geology.
19 Jul 18Baker Hughes reaches agreement to sell its Natural Gas Solutions business
Baker Hughes, a GE company, has announced an agreement to sell its Natural Gas Solutions (NGS) business to two separate entities, First Reserve and Pietro Fiorentini, for a combined value of $375 million.