08 Dec 19US: McDermott, Chiyoda and Zachry Group announce first liquid from Freeport LNG Train 2
McDermott International with its partners, Chiyoda International Corp and Zachry Group, has announced that Train 2 of the Freeport LNG project on Quintana Island in Freeport, Texas, has begun producing liquefied natural gas (LNG).
08 Dec 19Colombia's ANH awards 14 blocks in latest oil auction
Colombia's ANH has awarded 14 blocks in its latest oil auction. On offer were 59 blocks, located throughout the Andean country but concentrated near its northern Caribbean coast and in its eastern plains.
08 Dec 19Suriname: Staatsolie completes Nearshore Drilling project without a commercial discovery
Suriname's state oil company Staatsolie reports that its Nearshore Drilling project has been completed, with six exploratory wells drilled off the coast of Suriname. No commercial oil discovery was made, but valuable data was collected.
08 Dec 19US: Equinor completes the sale of its Eagle Ford asset to Repsol
Equinor and Repsol have completed their previously announced transaction, whereby Equinor has sold its 63 percent interest in, and operatorship of, its onshore business in the Eagle Ford in the US state of Texas.
08 Dec 19Brunei: Fugro performs first deepwater AUV and geotechnical site survey for Brunei Shell Petroleum
Fugro has successfully completed the first deepwater autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) site survey for Brunei Shell Petroleum Company.
08 Dec 19Argentina: Crown Point provides update on Cerro de Los Leones drilling operations
Crown Point Energy has provided an operations update on its drilling activities on the Cerro de Los Leones exploration permit in the Province of Mendoza, Argentina. The Company has drilled two exploration wells, one of which failed to encounter hydrocarbons and one which is currently being tested.
08 Dec 19Netherlands: Vattenfall builds its first floating solar farm
The first floating solar farm developed by Vattenfall will be built in the Netherlands. The solar farm, which will have a capacity of 1.2 megawatt, is expected to be operational by May 2020.
06 Dec 19Brazil: Solstad Offshore signs contract extensions with Equinor Brazil
Solstad Offshore has signed contract extensions for the two PSV’s Far Scotsman and Sea Brasil with Equinor. The vessels willl continue to support production activities at the Peregrino field in the Campos Basin, offshore Brazil.
06 Dec 19Norway: Brage offshore well longest in Wintershall Dea history
Wintershall Dea has drilled the longest well (A36B) ever completed by the company in Norway. Reaching some 9,023 metres from the Brage platform, the well is around 200 metres longer than Mount Everest is tall. The A36B well is also the longest offshore well ever drilled by the new company globally.
06 Dec 19Ireland: Providence Resources announces Leadership change
Providence Resources, the Irish based Energy Company, has announced that Tony O’Reilly has stepped down from the position of Chief Executive Officer of the Company and has resigned from the Board (and all subsidiaries) with immediate effect.
06 Dec 19Poland: Ansila Energy preparing for hydraulic fracture stimulation and well test at Siciny-2
Ansila Energy has announced an update regarding operations at the Siciny-2 (Gora) wellsite prior to preparations for the hydraulic fracture stimulation and well test scheduled for December 2019.
06 Dec 19Australia: Strike Energy completes capital procurement to fund exploration, appraisal and development activities during 2020.
Strike Energy has announced that, following its successful capital procurement program, the Company is fully funded to deliver its planned exploration, appraisal and development activities during 2020. The Company is now fully funded to progress towards FID at its tier one gas asset at West Erregulla.
05 Dec 19Australia: Senex Energy announces first gas sales from the Gemba gas field in the Cooper Basin
Senex Energy has announced that the Gemba gas field in the Cooper Basin is on production following successful tie-in to the Santos-operated gas gathering network.