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Reports: Offshore Gas Worker Dies in North Sea Incident
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 An offshore gas worker has died after an incident in the North Sea, according to various media reports.
BP: Potential Gas Play Could Open Up New Phase of North Sea Development
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 BP has started drilling a potential carboniferous gas play in southern North Sea block 43/26a, which could open up a new phase of development in the region, according to a company statement.
Golar, Perenco Reach Agreement on Commercial Terms of Cameroon FLNG Project
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 Golar LNG and Perenco reach agreement on the commercial terms of the floating liquefaction natural gas export project in Cameroon.
Golar Pens HOA with SNH, Perenco to Develop FLNG Project Off Cameroon
Friday, December 26, 2014 Golar LNG pens heads of agreement with Societe Nationale de Hydrocarbures and Perenco Cameroon to develop a floating liquefied natural gas export project offshore Cameroon.
BGP Completes 3D Seismic Acquisition Offshore Gabon for Perenco
Thursday, July 31, 2014 BGP completes 3D seismic acquisition offshore Gabon for Perenco Oil & Gas Gabon.
Independent Oil & Gas Buys Cronx Discovery
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 Independent Oil & Gas buys UK license block 48/22a, which contains the 'Cronx' gas discovery.
Brazil Regulator to Mull Revoking Block Rights of Batista Oil Company
Tuesday, January 28, 2014 Brazil's ANP oil regulator will decide over the next 60 days whether to revoke the exploration rights for blocks controlled by Oleo e Gas Participacoes SA, the ailing oil company of Brazilian industrialist Eike Batista.
Expro Wins Contract Extension in Cameroon
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 Expro is celebrating a significant contract extension with Perenco in Cameroon.
Aker Solutions Wins Perenco N. Sea Contracts
Monday, July 23, 2012 Aker Solutions wins $28 million contract from Perenco UK to provide onshore and offshore services.
BP Sells N. Sea Stakes to Perenco
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 BP has agreed to sell its interests in its southern gas assets (SGA) in the UK North Sea to Perenco UK Ltd for $400 million in cash.
ConocoPhillips to Sell Vietnam Business to Perenco Unit for $1.29B
Thursday, February 16, 2012 ConocoPhillips agreed to sell its assets in Vietnam to a unit of Perenco for roughly $1.29B, part of ongoing efforts to slim down its business.
BP Sells Stakes in UK Fields to Perenco
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 BP has agreed to sell its interests in the Wytch Farm, Wareham, Beacon and Kimmeridge fields to Perenco for up to $610MM in cash.
ASCO Awarded Contract Extension from Perenco
Thursday, April 07, 2011 ASCO UK announced the award of a 5-year contract extension from Perenco UK.
Bridge Finalizes North Sea Subsidiary Sale
Wednesday, March 16, 2011 Bridge has now completed the sale of its wholly owned UK subsidiary Bridge North Sea to Perenco UK Limited.
Northern Offshore Lands Perenco Gig for Jackup
Wednesday, January 19, 2011 Northern Offshore's subsidiary, Northern Offshore U.K. Limited, was awarded a contract with Perenco for the jackup Energy Enhancer.
Total to Sell Cameroon Stake to Perenco
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 Total has finalized an agreement in principle with Perenco to sell its 75.8% equity in its upstream affiliate Total E&P Cameroon.
Perenco Development Plan for Peru Oil Block Awaits Approval
Wednesday, September 29, 2010 Perenco is awaiting government approvals for its plan to build eight platforms and drilling 16 wells at its Peruvian oil concession.
Perenco Contracts Energy Enhancer for Inde Field
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 Northern Offshore UK was awarded a contract with Perenco UK for the jackup Energy Enhancer. The contract is for a one-well program on Perenco's Inde Field in the UK Southern North Sea.
Perenco Cameroon Signs Offshore PSC
Tuesday, March 16, 2010 Perenco's Chairman and the Executive General Manager of the National Hydrocarbons Corporation signed a Production Sharing Contract for oil exploration in the Elombo block, offshore Cameroon.
Finder Farms Out Northern Browse Interests to Perenco
Monday, November 02, 2009 Finder Exploration has entered into an agreement to farm down part of its interests in their northern Browse Permits, AC/P 44 and AC/P 45.
Perenco Snaps Up Marathon Oil's Gabon Assets
Thursday, October 01, 2009 Perenco has strengthened its position in Gabon with the acquisition of Marathon Oil Corporation's wholly owned subsidiary, Marathon Oil Gabon Limited, which holds a 56.25% working interest in three offshore production fields.
Perenco Taps Fugro to Map Oil Pipeline Corridor in Peru
Thursday, September 24, 2009 Perenco has awarded Fugro a contract to provide detailed topographic mapping of a proposed oil pipeline route in northern Peru.
TSMarine Adds 5 Wells to North Sea Abandonment Program
Monday, June 15, 2009 TSMarine has secured a series of new contracts to add five new wells to its North Sea multi-client well abandonment program.
Addax Snaps Up Potential Interest in Ogueyi License Onshore Gabon
Thursday, May 14, 2009 Addax has agreed to fund an exploration well in the Ogueyi license area, onshore Gabon, with the potential to earn a 50% interest in the license area.
Ecuador Will Not Confiscate Perenco's Oil Fields Over Tax Debt
Wednesday, March 04, 2009 Ecuadorean Oil Minister Derlis Palacios said Wednesday that the country will not seize the oil fields of French company Perenco over debts.
PDVSA to Revamp Oil Ventures with Foreign Partners
Thursday, February 12, 2009 PDVSA is restructuring its operations and will combine almost two dozen joint ventures with foreign partners into as many as six large companies.
Expro Takes Delivery of E-Line, Logging Unit for North Sea Customers
Tuesday, January 27, 2009 Expro has taken delivery of the only e-line and logging unit of its kind in the North Sea which will shortly begin work for various customers in the UK sector of the North Sea.
Mitsubishi Applies for Production Development at New Gabonese Oil Field
Monday, January 26, 2009 Mitsubishi Corp's West African subsidiary has discovered an oil field--the Loche East Marine field--in the Ebene license offshore the Gabonese Republic.
TSMarine Wraps Up North Sea Multi-Client Well Abandoment Project
Monday, November 10, 2008 TSMarine has recently completed a multi-client well program for BP, Perenco and Tullow Oil to abandon four Category One suspended wells in the southern and central North Sea.
Ecuador Eyes Temporary Oil Contracts
Monday, April 14, 2008 Ecuador's left-leaning president is seeking to increase state control of oil under the country's new constitution.
Perenco Signs as Operator for 5 Exploration Licenses Offshore Brazil
Tuesday, March 18, 2008 Perenco has reported the signature as Operator of 5 Exploration licences in the deep water sector of the Espirito Santo basin of Brazil.
Ecuador Reaches Agreements for 6 Out of 14 Oil Contracts
Wednesday, February 27, 2008 After a military ceremony, Chiriboga told reporters that those agreements are with four of the five companies involved in the negotiations to modify their contracts.
Perenco Wins 5 Licenses in Recent Brazilian Auction
Monday, December 03, 2007 Perenco has been the successful bidder as Operator for 5 Exploration licenses in the recent Brazilian 9th Round of Licensing in partnership with OGX.
Keppel Wins S$100 Million in Floating Production Conversion Work
Wednesday, September 26, 2007 Keppel Shipyard Ltd has been awarded two conversion contracts, worth a total of S$100 million, one by Prosafe Production Pte Ltd, and the other by Shipping Logistics Incorporated for a long term charter to Perenco S.A.
Smaller Oil Companies Fuel UK's North Sea Revival
Tuesday, September 25, 2007 Tax changes and investment incentives are transforming the landscape of Britain's North Sea -- reinvigorating Europe's second-largest oil basin after Norway and raising hopes that its long decline may slow.
Perenco Completes North Sea Acquisition
Thursday, August 30, 2007 Perenco has completed the purchase of a number of produccing gas fields in the UK Southern North Sea from ExxonMobil in the form of asset acquisitions from Mobil North Sea Limited.
Consafe Wins Contract from Perenco
Thursday, August 09, 2007 Consafe have been awarded a GBP1.5 million contract by Perenco for a new 12-man living accommodation complex as part of the development program for the Trent gas production platform located in the Southern North Sea.
EnCore Oil Says Cirrus Prospect Non-Commercial
Monday, July 02, 2007 EnCore Oil says the 48/22b-6 exploration well on the Cirrus prospect has reached total depth and logs indicate that the well is sub-commerical.
EnCore: Drilling Begins at Cirrus
Tuesday, May 29, 2007 EnCore Oil plc said that the Global Santa Fe Labrador drilling rig has arrived on location in block 48/22b North in the Southern Gas Basin and has commenced drilling operations on the Cirrus prospect.
EnCore Announces Asset Sale and Royalty Agreement with Perenco
Monday, May 21, 2007 EnCore Oil plc announced that, together with Petro-Canada UK Limited, the Company has entered into a sale and purchase agreement with Perenco UK Limited in relation to block 21/30S on license P.013 in the central UK North Sea.
Weatherford to Carry Out Pre-Commissioning on Perenco's SEEG Project
Friday, May 04, 2007 Weatherford's Pipeline & Specialty Services group has been awarded a contract by Global Industries for the provision of Pipeline FCGT (flooding, cleaning, gauging and testing) services on the Perenco SEEG project, Gabon, West Africa.
Perenco Expands Interest in Southern North Sea
Wednesday, April 18, 2007 Perenco has signed agreements with ExxonMobil to acquire the shares of Superior Oil (U.K.) Limited and certain assets of Mobil North Sea Limited in the UK sector of the Southern North Sea.
Perenco Increases Stake in ONS Concession
Wednesday, April 04, 2007 Perenco has completed the acquisition of a further 50% interest in the Offshore North Sinai Concession (ONS) in Egypt through the purchase of Burlington Resources Egypt Limited from ConocoPhillips.
Bridge Resources Closes Southern Gas Acquisition
Monday, March 12, 2007 Bridge Resources Corp. has acquired a 100% interest in blocks 48/21a and 48/21b in the Southern Gas area of the UK North Sea and a 3.0625% carried interest in Block 48/22b North from Century Exploration (UK) Limited and Warwick Energy Limited.
Global Industries Wins Contract for Gabon Project
Monday, November 06, 2006 Global Industries, Ltd. said that its wholly owned subsidiary Global Offshore International, Ltd. received a letter of intent from Perenco Gabon S.A. to award a contract of approximately US $50 million for their SEEG Pipeline project.
EnCore and Century Strike Asset Exchange Deal
Monday, October 30, 2006 EnCore Oil plc ("EnCore") on Monday entered into an Asset Exchange Agreement ("Agreement") with Century Exploration (UK) Limited ("Century").
ANH to Award Niscota Oil Block September 12th
Monday, September 11, 2006 Colombia's hydrocarbons regulator ANH announced on Friday it would unveil the winner of the Niscota block oil E&P concession on September 12.
Tax Authority Asks for US$15mn from Five Oil Companies
Friday, September 08, 2006 Venezuela's tax authority, Seniat, said local units of China's CNPC, Japan's Teikoku Oil, London-based Perenco and Norway's Statoil, plus a unit of state oil firm PDVSA owe it collectively more than 33bn bolivares (US$15mn).
ANH Releases Niscota Block Qualifiers List
Wednesday, August 09, 2006 Colombia's hydrocarbons regulator ANH has qualified the nine groups that submitted documents for the US$50mn Niscota hydrocarbons E&P concession program, ANH reported.
PDVSA Signs E&P JVs with Perenco, Lundin, Tecpetrol
Thursday, July 13, 2006 PDVSA has signed two E&P joint venture agreements under a new plan that gives the state majority control of the operations.