19 Jan 20Schlumberger announces full-year and fourth-quarter 2019 results
Schlumberger on Jan 17 reported results for full-year 2019 and the fourth quarter of 2019. Full-year worldwide revenue of $32.9 billion was flat year-on-year, with international revenue growth of 7 percent.
19 Jan 20Angola: Eni awarded Block 28 in the Namibe basin offshore Angola
Eni has been awarded Block 28 in the unexplored deep water Namibe Basin as part of the 1st International Competitive Bid Round where open blocks were offered by ANPG in the Namibe-Benguela Basin.
19 Jan 20Lebanon announces extension to 2nd Offshore Licensing Round
Lebanon’s Ministry of Energy and Water and the Lebanese Petroleum Administration have announced an extension of the application deadline for the 2nd Offshore Licensing Round. Companies are invited to submit their applications for Blocks 1, 2, 5, 8 and 10 before the 30th April 2020.
19 Jan 20Norway: Chrysaor awarded 8 licences in Norway in APA 2019
Chrysaor Norge was awarded a total of eight licences with a variety of work programs, including a firm well and a number of drill-or-drop commitments. The licences cover a number of discoveries and play types with some located along the median line, close to existing Chrysaor infrastructure in the UK.
19 Jan 20Norway's production increases in December 2019
Norway's preliminary production figures for December 2019 show an average daily production of 2,082000 barrels of oil, NGL and condensate, which is an increase of 95,000 barrels per day compared to November.
19 Jan 20Angola: Eni starts production at Agogo oil field, offshore Angola
Eni reports the start-up of its offshore Agogo oil field, situated in the 15/06 Block in the Angolan waters. The start-up takes place just nine months after its discovery thanks to the operational synergies facilitated by the Ngoma, West Hub production centre, situated 15km from the oil field.
19 Jan 20UK: RockRose Energy transfers operatorship of the Brae Area to TAQA Bratani
RockRose Energy has announced that, subject to receipt of approval by the Secretary of State, it will be passing operatorship of the Brae Area to TAQA Bratani. This follows court proceedings brought by TAQA and the other JV partners, JX Nippon and Spirit Energy, in December 2019. The proceedings related to the notice of discharge served on Marathon Oil UK as operator.
19 Jan 20UK: Egdon Resources granted planning consent for the Wressle oil field on appeal
Egdon Resources reports that the Planning Inspectorate has upheld its appeal and granted planning consent for the development of the Wressle oil field in North Lincolnshire licences PEDL180 and PEDL182.
19 Jan 20Norway: PGS to offer GeoStreamer X data in APA 2019 award areas
PGS has GeoStreamer data library coverage over the 2019 APA license areas announced by the NPD and plans for new acquisition projects in 2020 to further expand this in key areas of the Barents Sea, Norwegian Sea, Viking Graben and Central Graben.
17 Jan 20TechnipFMC reaffirms timeline for separation into two industry-leading, diversified pure-play companies
TechnipFMC has reaffirmed that its planned transaction to separate into two companies, TechnipFMC and Technip Energies, is well on track for completion in the first half of 2020.
17 Jan 20Nigeria: Africa Oil closes acquisition of producing assets in deepwater Nigeria
Africa Oil Corp has announced the closing of the acquisition of a 50% ownership interest in Petrobras Oil and Gas B.V., with indirect interests in OML 127 and OML 130, which contain the Agbami, Akpo and Egina deepwater fields, offshore Nigeria.
17 Jan 20Colombia: GeoPark announces closing of Amerisur acquisition
GeoPark has closed the previously announced acquisition of Amerisur Resources. The acquisition includes 13 production, development and exploration blocks in Colombia.
16 Jan 20Angola: Eni and Total among winners of rights to develop Angolan 'frontier' blocks
Eni and Total were among the successful bidders for rights to develop three offshore blocks in Angola out of 10 auctioned late last year, the country’s petroleum regulator said on Thursday.