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18 Dec 19
Malaysia: Shearwater GeoServices awarded hybrid node-streamer seismic survey in Malaysia
Shearwater GeoServices has announced the award of hybrid node and towed streamer seismic survey by Repsol. The project covers approx. 1,000 sq km of ocean bottom and towed streamer seismic on Repsol’s operated block offshore Peninsular Malaysia.
18 Dec 19
Norway: ODL secures platform drilling contract for ConocoPhillips on the Greater Ekofisk Area
Odfjell Drilling has been awarded the contract for Platform Drilling and Maintenance and Minor Modifications for ConocoPhillips. The contract work includes drilling operations, work-over campaigns, P&A activities and all preventative and corrective maintenance of ConocoPhillips’ drilling facilities on three offshore platforms in the Greater Ekofisk Area.
18 Dec 19
Norway: Aker BP granted drilling permit for well 6506/5-1 S in PL 1008
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Aker BP a drilling permit for well 6506/5-1 S in production licence PL 1008. The well will be drilled about 38 kms northwest of the Heidrun field.
18 Dec 19
UK: Union Jack Oil announces update on the Extended Well Test at the West Newton A-2 appraisal discovery well in PEDL183
AIM-listed Union Jack Oil has announced an update on the Extended Well Test ('EWT') at the West Newton A-2 appraisal discovery well situated in East Yorkshire within PEDL183.
18 Dec 19
Egypt: Rockhopper provides operational update on the Abu Sennan concession, Egypt
Rockhopper Exploration has provided an operational update in relation to the Abu Sennan concession, Egypt. Rockhopper agreed the sale of Rockhopper Egypt to United Oil and Gas in July 2019.
18 Dec 19
UK: Serica Energy receives Out of Round award adjacent to Rhum field
Serica Energy has received an Out of Round award of a 100 percent interest in the UK petroleum licence P2501, Blocks 3/24c and 3/29c. These are located in the area adjacent to the Serica operated Rhum field.
18 Dec 19
Australia: Equinor receives second of four approvals for exploration in the Great Australian Bight
Australia's National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority (NOPSEMA) has accepted Equinor’s environment plan for exploratory petroleum drilling in the Great Australian Bight, which represents the second of four approvals required before activity can commence.
18 Dec 19
Gabon: Tullow Oil formalises its back-in right to the Dussafu PSC offshore Gabon
JV partner Panoro Energy has announced that Tullow Oil Gabon has formalised its longstanding and previously disclosed 10 percent back-in right to the BW Energy-operated Dussafu PSC, offshore Gabon.
17 Dec 19
Russia: NOVATEK awarded East-Ladertoyskiy and South-Yamburgskiy licences in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region
NOVATEK has been awarded two licences - East-Ladertoyskiy and South-Yamburgskiy - in the Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region.
17 Dec 19
Colombia: GeoPark announces new new strategic block acquisitions in Colombia expanding acreage around core Llanos 34 block
GeoPark has announced the expansion of its portfolio in Colombia following a new successful Agencia Nacional de Hidrocarburos ('ANH') bid round and an agreement with Parex Resources.
17 Dec 19
UK: Offshore energy integration in the UK a step closer - OGA
Integrating the UK offshore energy sector, including closer links between oil and gas and renewables, can reduce carbon emissions from oil and gas production and longer term actively support delivery of the UK’s net zero target through technologies such as carbon capture and storage (CCS).
17 Dec 19
UK: Summit Exploration and Production farming out UK Central North Sea Block 22/14c
Summit Exploration and Production is seeking a partner to join in the exploration of Block 22/14c in the UK Central North Sea. Farminee to participate in drilling the low risk, Forties Member, K2 Prospect providing resources of 29 Mmbls of oil or 135 Bcf of gas + 5 Mmbls.
17 Dec 19
Polarcus announces rescheduled redelivery date for Vyacheslav Tikhonov
Polarcus has agreed with Sovcomflot to postpone the scheduled redelivery of the Vyacheslav Tikhonov until 15 January 2020 while potential projects are pursued by Sovcomflot. The vessel will remain under the ‘charter back’ to a Polarcus subsidiary during this period on amended terms.
17 Dec 19
Norway: Var Energi plans to extend production from the Balder Area in the North Sea to 2045
Var Energi and license partner Mime Petroleum plan to extend the Balder and Ringhorne production lifetime to 2045. The Balder Future project – revised plan for Development and Operations for Balder and Ringhorne, has been submitted to the Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.
17 Dec 19
Trinidad: Maersk Drilling awarded three-well contract offshore Trinidad by BP
Maersk Drilling has secured a three-well contract for the semi-submersible rig Maersk Discoverer with BP for development drilling at the Matapal project offshore Trinidad and Tobago.
17 Dec 19
Libya: Wintershall Dea signs EPSA agreements with Libya’s NOC
Wintershall Aktiengesellschaft (WIAG) and Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) have signed two Exploration and Production Sharing Agreements (EPSAs) for Areas 91 (former Concession 96) and 107 (former Concession 97) in the onshore Sirte Basin.
17 Dec 19
Angola: Total acquires interests in two new offshore licenses with a view to developing a new production hub
Total has signed a sale and purchase agreement with state-owned Sonangol of Angola to acquire interests in Blocks 20/11 and 21/09 in the Kwanza Basin, offshore Luanda. The wells drilled so far in the two blocks have produced four discoveries - Cameia, Mavinga, Bicuar and Golfinho - and Total and its partners will seek to unlock the value of these prospects by creating a development hub.
17 Dec 19
Spain: Prospex Oil and Gas acquires stake in operational gas power project in Spain
AIM-listed Prospex Oil and Gas has announced the conditional acquisition of up to a 49.9 percent indirect stake in El Romeral, an integrated gas production and power station operation located in the Guadalquivir basin in southern Spain.
17 Dec 19
India: Shearwater GeoServices awarded Eastern Offshore India campaign by ONGC
Shearwater GeoServices has been awarded a combined 2D and 3D broadband marine seismic acquisition campaign by ONGC in Eastern Offshore, India. The contract is planned for execution in the first half of 2020.
17 Dec 19
China: Subsea 7 awarded contract offshore China
Subsea 7 has announced the award of a contract by Offshore Oil Engineering Co. (COOEC), for CNOOC's Lingshui 17-2 Gas Field Development Project, located in the South China Sea.
17 Dec 19
Myanmar: Woodside's A-6 Development offshore Myanmar moves to the pre-FEED phase
Woodside has advised that the A-6 Development offshore Myanmar has moved from the exploration and appraisal phase to the pre-front-end engineering design (pre-FEED) phase. The development, located in Block A-6 within Woodside’s Southern Hub, is being progressed alongside joint venture participants MPRL E&P and Total E&P Myanmar.
17 Dec 19
Norway: Alliance project Valhall Flank West starts production
Aker BP and partner Pandion Energy report that first oil has been produced from Valhall Flank West in the North Sea. Through the development of this field, the wellhead platform alliance between Aker BP, Kvaerner, Aker Solutions and ABB set a new standard for delivery of flank developments on the Norwegian shelf.
16 Dec 19
US: WPX Energy to acquire Delaware Basin operator Felix Energy for USD 2.5 billion
WPX Energy has announced the USD 2.5 billion purchase of Felix Energy, one of the highest quality Delaware Basin operators. Felix has approx. 1,500 gross undeveloped locations in the eastern portion of the basin, with expected production of approx. 60 MBoe/d at the time of anticipated closing.
16 Dec 19
Angola: Total extends all Block 17 production licenses until 2045
Total, operator, and its partners Equinor, Exxon and BP have signed an agreement with national oil, gas and biofuels agency ANPG and state-owned Sonangol of Angola, to extend their consortium’s production licenses to 2045. As part of the agreement, Sonangol will obtain an 5 percent interest in Block 17, rising to 10 percent.
16 Dec 19
UK: 32nd Offshore Licensing Round generates considerable interest
The UK's 32nd Offshore Licensing Round has attracted 104 applications covering 245 blocks or part-blocks across the main producing areas of the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS). Applications were received from 71 companies ranging from multinationals to new country entrants.
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