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Equinor: West Hercules to Drill More Exploration Wells

The West Hercules drilling rig in the Barents Sea. (Photo: Ole Jørgen Bratland) Seadrill Norway Operations Limited has been awarded a contract for drilling two exploration wells for Equinor in the Barents Sea by use of the West Hercules rig. Drilling is scheduled to start in the sprin ...

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Posted 10 hours agoPress > EquinorEquinor EnergyOffshore +7

NPD: Drilling Permit For Well 30/6-30 in Production Licence 825

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted Faroe Petroleum Norge AS a drilling permit for well 30/6-30, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 30/6-30 will be drilled from the Transocean Arctic drilling facility in position 60°43'6.71"N and 2°44'3.43"E after conc ...

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Posted 8 days agoPress > NPDNorwayNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +6

Block Energy Plc - MOU Agreed For Hire of Drilling and Workover Rigs

Block Energy Plc, the exploration and production company focused on the Republic of Georgia , is pleased to announce execution of a non-binding Memorandum of Understanding (‘MOU') with Georgia-based drilling contractor, JSC Norio Oil Company (‘NOC'), for the provision of a drilling and a workover ...

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Posted 9 days agoPress > Block EnergyMOUDrilling +5

Savannah Petroleum - Spud of Zomo-1 Well, Niger

Savannah Petroleum PLC, the British independent oil and gas company focused around activities in Niger and Nigeria, this morning announces that the fifth well in its current Niger drilling campaign, Zomo-1, was spudded on 8 September 2018.  Zomo-1 is located on the R3 portion of the R3/R4 PSC Area ...

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Posted 9 days agoPress > SVPNigerAfrica +8

NPD: Drilling Permit for Well 6407/11-1 in Production Licence 751

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Equinor Energy AS a drilling permit for well 6407/11-1, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 6407/11-1 will be drilled from the Deepsea Bergen drilling facility in position 64°12'22.8"N and 7°29'33.25"A. The drilling progra ...

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Posted 9 days agoPress > NorwayOffshoreNPD +8

Petsec Energy Provides Drilling Update on Main Pass 273 B-2 Appraisal/Development Well on the Hummer Gas/Oil Field, Gulf of Mexico, U.S.A.

Petsec Energy Ltd (the “Company”) is pleased to provide a drilling update on the Main Pass Block 273 B-2 appraisal/development well currently being drilled on the Hummer Gas/Oil Field Gulf of Mexico, USA. The Main Pass 273 B-2 well has been drilled to 4,750 feet measured depth, at which depth ...

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Posted 9 days agoPress > Petsec EnergyDrillingGOM +10

Anglo African Oil & Gas PLC - Update on TLP 103 Well on Tilapia Field

Anglo African Oil & Gas plc, the independent oil and gas developer, provides the following update on the TLP 103 well and also details of a forward plan to minimise disruption to the drilling programme at the Tilapia field in the Republic of the Congo. On 15 August 2018, the TLP 103 appraisal well ...

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Posted 13 days agoPress > Anglo African Oil & GasUpdateCongo +4

Rystad Energy Newsletter: Is Pemex Better Off Spending Money on Developing Fields it Has Already Discovered?

Mexican national oil company Pemex is poised for a massive cash infusion earmarked for exploration and drilling , but a review of the company's portfolio and recent track record suggests at least some of this money might be better spent developing fields it has already discovered. Incoming Mexi ...

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Posted 13 days agoOpinion > Rystad EnergyPemexMexico +4

Anglo African Oil & Gas PLC - Temporary Suspension of Drilling TLP-103 at Tilapia Oil Field

Temporary suspension of drilling TLP-103 at Tilapia oil field Anglo African Oil & Gas plc, an independent oil and gas developer, announces that the Company has been informed by its drilling contractor, SMP, that they have experienced a topside issue that has affected the rig.  As a result, the C ...

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Posted 15 days agoPress > Anglo African Oil & GasDrillingTilapia Oil Field +5

Bowleven plc - Spud of IE-4 Well, Etinde, Cameroon

Bowleven, the Africa focused oil and gas company traded on AIM, is pleased to announce the spud of the IE-4 appraisal well at the Etinde block, Cameroon, by the block's operator, New Age Cameroon Offshore Petroleum SA (“NewAge”). The IE-4 well is the second of two appraisal wells to be drilled in ...

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Posted 17 days agoPress > BowLevenSpudwell +10

FuchsRohr AluDrill Enhances Operational Efficiency in Extended Reach Drilling

Combining both strength and flexibility, FuchsRohr AluDrill pipe helps open up extended reach drilling into some of the world's most challenging multilateral drilling environments Tests show that the aluminum alloy pipe developed by OTTO FUCHS Drilling Solutions delivers up to a 30% reduction in ...

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Posted 17 days agoPress > FuchsRohrAluDrillDrill +2

Equinor: Building a Core Area in Brazil

The West Saturn drillship. (Photo: Seadrill) With daily oil production of over 90 000 barrels per day from current fields and with expected investments of more than 15 billion USD until 2030, Brazil has become a core area for Equinor. Brazil stands out globally as one of the most p ...

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Posted 21 days agoPress > EquinorBrazilDrilling +3

88E: RMP: Alaska Update - Rig Contract Executed

The Board of Red Emperor Resources NL (ASX/AIM: RMP) (“Red Emperor” or the “Company”) is pleased to advise that consortium operator, 88 Energy Limited (ASX/AIM: 88E) via its wholly owned subsidiary, Captivate Energy Alaska, Inc, has executed a rigcontract for the drilling of the “Winx” Prospect ...

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Posted 21 days agoPress > ASXAIM88E +8

Schlumberger Introduces New MEMS Gyro Surveying Service

GyroSphere MEMS gyro-while-drilling service increases drilling survey efficiency and reliability with new microelectromechanical technology STAVANGER, Norway, August 28, 2018—Schlumberger today introduced the GyroSphere* MEMS gyro-while-drilling service at Offshore Northern Seas (ONS). The GyroS ...

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Posted 23 days agoPress > MEMSGyroSphereSchlumberger +6

NPD: Drilling Permit For Well 2/6-6 S in Production Licence 860

The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Mol Norge AS a drilling permit for well 2/6-6 S, cf. Section 15 of the Resource Management Regulations. Well 2/6-6 S will be drilled from the Rowan Viking drilling facility in position 56°30'40.73"N and 3°54'49.22"E. The drilling programme for well ...

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Posted 26 days agoPress > NPDOffshoreNorwegian Petroleum Directorate +7