Exploration News for North Sea


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Drilling of Well at Fogelberg Gas Discovery to Start in Feb/March -Centrica
Friday, September 01, 2017 Norwegian company Island Drilling has won the drilling contract, Centrica said.

Premier Oil Says North Sea Exploration No Longer Attractive
Thursday, July 13, 2017 Premier Oil says that exploring for resources in the North Sea was no longer attractive, a day after it announced a major discovery off Mexico.

Hurricane Energy to Raise $520 Mln to Fund North Sea Field
Friday, June 30, 2017 The funds will go towards financing an early production system (EPS) to test the Lancaster field ahead of a full field development decision.

UK Wants To Revive Gas Extraction In Oldest Part Of North Sea Oil Basin
Thursday, June 22, 2017 Britain wants oil and gas drillers to recover pockets of gas that are more difficult to reach in a part of the North Sea.

Statoil Denies Patent Infringement, Keeps Drilling In The Barents Sea
Monday, June 12, 2017 Statoil says it will keep drilling exploration wells in the Barents Sea using what it called "regular equipment".

Statoil Makes North Sea Oil, Gas Discovery
Friday, March 24, 2017 Statoil Petroleum AS makes an oil and gas discovery in the North Sea through well 34/10-55 S, the Norwegian petroleum Directorate reveals.

OGA Awards 25 Licences for 111 UKCS Blocks in 29th Offshore LA
Thursday, March 23, 2017 The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) awards 25 licenses for 111 blocks, or part blocks, to 17 companies in the 29th Offshore Licensing Award.

Statoil Makes Gas Discovery Within North Sea Valemon Field
Friday, February 03, 2017 Statoil makes a new gas discovery on the Valemon field, called Valemon West, 2 years after the asset came on stream.

Hurricane Spuds North Sea Halifax Well
Monday, January 16, 2017 UK-based oil and gas company Hurricane Energy plc announces the spudding of well 205/23-A (aka the Halifax well) in the North Sea.

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.

CDA Challenge Sees Companies Mine 50 Years of N. Sea Exploration Data
Friday, November 18, 2016 Over 50 years of North Sea exploration data has been mined as part of a challenge set by Common Data Access.

Hurricane Energy Spuds Lincoln Well
Wednesday, November 09, 2016 Hurricane Energy plc announced Wednesday the spudding of the Lincoln well, located in the North Sea near the Lancaster discovery.