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19 Oct 18
UK: Stork awarded UK offshore asset integrity contract extension by Chrysaor
Stork, part of Fluor’s Diversified Services segment, has been awarded a two-year contract extension by Chrysaor to deliver integrated specialist asset integrity services for its Armada, Everest and Lomond offshore production platforms located in the Central North Sea.
19 Oct 18
UK: Alpha Petroleum enters into agreements for Teekay Offshore’s Petrojarl Varg FPSO to be redeployed to Cheviot oil field
Alpha Petroleum has entered into agreements with Teekay Offshore for its Petrojarl Varg Floating Production Storage and Offloading ('FPSO') unit to be deployed to the Cheviot oil field. Cheviot is 100 per cent owned by Alpha Petroleum and is one of the largest undeveloped oil fields in the UK sector of the North Sea.
19 Oct 18
Aker BP announces third quarter 2018 results
Aker BP reports total income of USD 1,000 million and operating profit of USD 548 million for the third quarter 2018. Net profit was USD 125 million and earnings per share were USD 0.35.
19 Oct 18
Mexico: Petrofac completes sale of 49 percent of its Mexico operations
Petrofac has completed the sale of 49% of the Company's operations in Mexico to Perenco (Oil & Gas) International, following approval from the Federal Competition Commission of Mexico (COFECE).
19 Oct 18
Norway: Faroe Petroleum spuds Rungne exploration well 30/6-30 in the Norwegian North Sea
Faroe Petroleum has announced the commencement of the Faroe-operated Rungne exploration well 30/6-30 in the Norwegian North Sea. The Rungne prospect is located in the Norwegian Sea, around 30 kms north west of the Company’s Brasse field and immediately north of the producing Oseberg oil field.
19 Oct 18
New Zealand: Melbana Energy divests New Zealand Exploration Permit PEP51153
Melbana Energy has announced the divestment of its 30% interest in its non-core New Zealand Permit PEP51153. The divestment allows Melbana to further concentrate its resources on its high impact Cuban and Australian assets.
19 Oct 18
Australia: Strike Energy provides update on Jaws-1 appraisal wells at the Southern Cooper Basin Gas Project
Strike Energy has provided an update on production operations at the Jaws-1 appraisal wells at the Southern Cooper Basin Gas Project in PEL96. The Jaws wells have reached their critical desorption window and Strike is moving into the gas production phase of the pilot.
19 Oct 18
Falklands: Dril-Quip enters into FEED Contract and Frame Agreement with Premier Oil for Sea Lion Project subsea production systems
Dril-Quip has entered into a Front End Engineering and Design (FEED) Contract and Frame Agreement with Premier Oil to provide the subsea production systems for the Sea Lion Phase 1 Development located offshore the Falkland Islands.
18 Oct 18
Canada: Van Oord awarded contract for Husky's West White Rose Project, offshore Newfoundland
Van Oord has been awarded the contract to carry out offshore installation works for the West White Rose Project of the east coast of Newfoundland, Canada. The project will give operator Husky Energy access to resources west of the existing White Rose field.
18 Oct 18
GoM: BP starts up Thunder Horse Northwest Expansion ahead of schedule and under budget
BP has started up the Thunder Horse Northwest Expansion project in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico, four months ahead of schedule and 15 percent under budget. The development adds 30,000 barrels per day production and is the fourth major project start-up for BP in 2018.
18 Oct 18
Norway: Equinor sells Tomelitten interests to PGNiG for USD 220 million
Equinor has signed an agreement with PGNiG to sell its non-operated interests in the Tommeliten discovery on the Norwegian Continental Shelf (NCS) for a total of USD 220 million.
18 Oct 18
Cameroon: Bowleven announces results of IE-4 and IM-6 appraisal wells on the Etinde block, offshore Cameroon
Bowleven has announced the completion of drilling of the IE-4 appraisal well at the Etinde block, Cameroon, by the block's operator, New Age Cameroon Offshore Petroleum. The Company has also provided an update on the ongoing post drilling analysis of the IM-6 well, which has added additional gas resources.
18 Oct 18
Woodside announces third quarter report
Woodside has announced its third quarter report for the period ended 30 September 2018. The Company delivered production of 23.1 MMboe and sales revenue of $1,157 million. Production at Wheatstone LNG continued ahead of plan, underpinning a 13.8% rise in output compared with the corresponding quarter in 2017.
18 Oct 18
Egypt: SDX Energy provides update on potential acquisition
SDX Energy, the North Africa focused oil and gas company, has announced that, further to the announcement made on 20 September 2018, discussions regarding its proposed acquisition of a significant package of assets in Egypt from BP have been terminated by mutual agreement.
18 Oct 18
Mexico: Talos Energy and Pan American Energy cross-assign interests in Block 2 and Block 31 offshore Mexico
Talos Energy has entered into a transaction with Hokchi Energy, a subsidiary of Pan American Energy, to cross assign the Company's Participating Interest ('PI') in Block 2 and Hokchi's PI in Block 31, both in the Sureste Basin offshore Mexico.
18 Oct 18
UK: UKOG declares Horse Hill Portland oil field commercially viable
UK Oil & Gas (UKOG) has announced that, following the successful Portland Extended Well Test ('EWT') programme in UK onshore licence PEDL137, it now considers the Portland oil field to be commercially viable.
18 Oct 18
Santos announces 2018 Q3 activities report
Santos has announced its third quarter 2018 activities report. Third quarter production up 6% to 15 mmboe due to strong performance across the core assets.
17 Oct 18
Canada: MEG Energy rejects Husky Energy's takeover offer
MEG Energy has announced its Board of Directors has unanimously determined that Husky Energy's unsolicited bid to acquire MEG significantly undervalues the common shares of MEG and is NOT in the best interests of MEG or the holders of Common Shares.

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