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13 Dec 18
Sercel awarded contract to supply land seismic equipment for a large onshore 3D seismic survey in the Middle East
CGG has announced that Sercel has been awarded a contract by a major data acquisition company to supply land seismic equipment for a large onshore 3D seismic survey in the Middle East.
13 Dec 18
UK: OGA provides update on hydraulic fracturing operations at Preston New Road
The Oil & Gas Authority reports that operations at the Preston New Road site are continuing following a series of minor seismic events, (the most recent on 11 December) which have exceeded our magnitude 0.5 limit for caution.
13 Dec 18
Norway: Aker Solutions, Kvaerner and Equinor celebrate start of fabrication for the second phase of the Johan Sverdrup development
Aker Solutions, Kvaerner and Equinor celebrate the start of the fabrication for the second phase of the Johan Sverdrup development. This is Norway’s largest industrial project in three decades.
13 Dec 18
Norway: Equinor drills dry well and minor oil discovery southwest of the Vega field - 35/10-4 S and 35/10-4 A
Equinor, operator of PL 630, has concluded the drilling of wildcat wells 35/10-4 S and 35/10-4 A. The wells were drilled about 10 kms southwest of the Vega field in the northern part of the North Sea. The wells - one a dry hole and one a minor discovery - have been permanently plugged and abandoned.
13 Dec 18
Australia: Total reduces its stake in Ichthys LNG
Total has signed an agreement to divest a 4 percent interest in the Ichthys liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in Australia to operating partner INPEX for an overall consideration of 1.6 billion USD. The transaction reduces Total’s interest in the asset to 26 percent.
13 Dec 18
Thailand: PTTEP wins bids for petroleum concessions in Gulf of Thailand
Thailand’s PTT Exploration and Production (PTTEP) has won bids for the Bongkot and Erawan petroleum concessions in the Gulf of Thailand, Energy Minister Siri Jirapongphan said on Thursday.
13 Dec 18
Dana Gas hits production landmark of 70,000 boed
Dana Gas, the Middle East's largest regional private sector natural gas company, has announced that as a result of the ramp up of production from its debottlenecking project in the Kurdistan region of Iraq, its group production reached 70,000 barrels of oil per day (boepd) on the 19 November and has since been sustained above that level.
13 Dec 18
Australia: ExxonMobil makes final investment decision to develop West Barracouta gas project
ExxonMobil has made a final investment decision to develop the West Barracouta gas field in Bass Strait to bring new gas supplies to the Australian domestic market. The project, located in the VIC/L1 block offshore Victoria, is part of the company’s continuing investment in the Gippsland Basin.
13 Dec 18
UK: Magseis awarded seismic contract in the North Sea
Magseis is in the process of finalising a contract with an undisclosed client for the provision of a 4D seabed seismic acquisition survey in the North Sea.
13 Dec 18
US: Elixir wins additional Alaskan acreage
Elixir Petroleum has been announced as the apparent high bidder on 114,310 acres (10 leases) in the National Petroleum Reserve of Alaska on the Alaskan North Slope.
12 Dec 18
Norway: Eni announces creation of Var Energi
Eni has announced the completion of the merger of Point Resources and Eni Norge, resulting in the creation of Var Energi, an independent leader in the exploration and production of hydrocarbons in Norway.
12 Dec 18
UK: Equinor announces refinancing of the Dudgeon wind farm
Equinor, Masdar and China Resources Group have signed a hybrid refinancing of GBP 1.4 billion for the Dudgeon wind farm located 32 kms off the Norfolk coast in England.
12 Dec 18
Faroe Petroleum issues statement regarding Offer by DNO
Faroe Petroleum has issued a statement noting the announcement made by DNO of the posting of an offer document containing the full terms and conditions of its unsolicited offer for the Company. Faroe reaffirms its previous statement that the Offer is opportunistic and substantially undervalues Faroe, and encourages all shareholders to take no action.
12 Dec 18
Australia: Western Gas selects McDermott and BHGE as development partner for Equus Gas Project in Australia
McDermott International has announced they, with Baker Hughes, a GE company, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Western Gas Corporation to be the exclusive development partners for the Equus Gas Project in Western Australia.
12 Dec 18
UK: OGA releases new data packages to revitalise Greater Buchan Area
The Oil and Gas Authority is continuing to make more data openly available to help revitalise exploration of oil and gas in the UKCS and has announced its latest significant data release, the publication of a suite of subsurface data packages for the Greater Buchan Area in advance of the opening of the Supplementary 31st Offshore Round in Q1 2019.
12 Dec 18
Mauritania: Total strengthens its exploration position in Mauritania
Total and the Ministry of Petroleum, Energy and Mines of Mauritania have signed an agreement awarding Total two new exploration and production contracts for Blocks C15 and C31 deep offshore Mauritania.
12 Dec 18
Norway: Equinor's 6407/11-1 well near the Njord field to be P&A'd as a dry hole
Equinor, operator of PL 751, is in the process of concluding the drilling of wildcat well 6407/11-1. The well, which was drilled about 15 kms southeast of the Njord field in the Norwegian Sea, will be permanently plugged and abandoned as a dry hole.
12 Dec 18
US: Nostra Terra provides update on Mesquite field development plan
Nostra Terra has reported the results of the volumetric analysis conducted by Trey Resources, as part of the Field Development Plan ('FDP') for the Mesquite Prospect.
12 Dec 18
UK: OGA approves Chevron's FDP to progress its Captain Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) project in the U.K. Central North Sea
Chevron North Sea, operator of the Captain field, has announced that the Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has approved the Field Development Plan (FDP) to progress its Captain Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) project in the U.K. Central North Sea.
12 Dec 18
Norway: Wellesley Petroleum granted drilling permit for well 35/4-2 in PL 931
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Wellesley Petroleum a drilling permit for well 35/4-2 in production licence PL 931. The well will be drilled about 30 kms south of the Peon discovery.
12 Dec 18
UK: i3 Energy provides update on Serenity prospect in UKCS Block 13/23c
i3 Energy has released a new presentation on its website which provides additional information regarding its Serenity prospect, located in the northern portion of its 100 percent owned Licence P.2358 Block 13/23c.
12 Dec 18
UK: UK Oil & Gas acquires further 30 percent interest in Arreton oil discovery and Licence PEDL331, Isle of Wight, onshore UK
UK Oil & Gas (UKOG) has entered into a binding heads of terms with Solo Oil to acquire their 30 percent shareholding in the PEDL331 onshore Isle of Wight licence. The Licence contains the Arreton conventional oil discovery, a geological analogue of the Company's Horse Hill Portland oil field.
12 Dec 18
Australia: Woodside to supply domestic gas to Alcoa
Woodside Energy has entered into a long-term gas sale and purchase agreement (GSPA) with Alcoa of Australia for the supply of up to 36.4 PJ of pipeline gas. Supply will commence in 2020 from Woodside’s portfolio of domestic gas facilities, including the North West Shelf, Pluto and Wheatstone.
11 Dec 18
Argentina announces USD2.3 billion joint shale oil project with Malaysia's Petronas
Argentina’s state-controlled energy company YPF and Malaysia’s Petronas are forming a joint venture to invest USD2.3 billion over the next four years in the country’s Vaca Muerta shale oil fields, according to the president’s office.
11 Dec 18
US: Marathon Oil reports successful Bakken core extension test in Ajax area
Marathon Oil has announced encouraging early production results at an important four-well Middle Bakken pad in the Company's Ajax area of the Williston Basin in Dunn County, North Dakota. The four-well pad achieved an estimated average 30-day initial production (IP) rate of over 2,400 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boed) (84% oil).
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