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AOD Secures Contract Extensions for 2 Jackups with Saudi Aramco to 2019
Friday, July 29, 2016 Asia Offshore Drilling secures contract extensions for jackups AOD I and AOD II with Saudi Aramco, while talks continue to extend the AOD III's assignment beyond October 2016.

Pioneer Says Some US Fracking Costs Competitive with Saudis
Thursday, July 28, 2016 Improved fracking techniques have helped cut Pioneer Natural Resources' production costs in the Permian Basin to about $2 a barrel, low enough to compete with oil rival Saudi Arabia, CEO Scott Sheffield said on Thursday.

Baker Hughes: North America Recovery Unlikely This Year
Thursday, July 28, 2016 Baker Hughes says it does not expect a substantial recovery in drilling and pricing in North America this year, in contrast with comments from bigger rivals Schlumberger and Halliburton.

Fort Sumter Shows Continued Promise of Shell's GOM Holdings
Thursday, July 28, 2016 Shell's Fort Sumter discovery indicates further potential still exists in the company's heartlands acreage in the deepwater GOM.

Lamprell Delays Delivery of Jackup to Mid-August Due to Technical Issue
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Lamprell delays delivery of a jackup to mid-August due to a technical issue found during commissioning of the newbuild.

Anadarko Appraisal Extends Shenandoah Field Boundary
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Anadarko's successful appraisal well extends the eastern boundary of the Shenandoah field in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

Hess Seeks Up to $40M from Schlumberger in Dispute Over Well Valve
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 Hess Corp is pursuing legal action against Schlumberger NV for as much as $40 million, claiming the oilfield service provider supplied a defective valve for a U.S. Gulf of Mexico oilfield that shuttered three wells and crimped p

Falcon O&G Provides Update on Drilling Ops in Beetaloo Basin in Australia
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Falcon Oil & Gas provides update on drilling operations in the Beetaloo Basin in Australia's Northern Territory.

Pompano Gas Production Ramps Up Again
Tuesday, July 26, 2016 Stone Energy ramps up production from the Pompano platform in US Gulf of Mexico following shut-in related to explosion at processing facility in Mississippi.

Keppel Sees Prolonged Dearth Of Oil-Rig Orders Amid Glut
Friday, July 22, 2016 Keppel Corp., the world's largest builder of oil rigs, sees little prospect of an improvement in global demand amid a supply surplus that's caused quarterly profit to fall to the lowest in almost a decade.

Rajeev Kumar Sinha Discusses India's Return to International Exploration
Friday, July 22, 2016 Directorate General of Hydrocarbons' CTO Rajeev Kumar Sinha discusses India's ongoing offer of 67 small oil and gas fields under new terms.

Noble Energy's Gunflint Production Starts Firing in US Gulf
Thursday, July 21, 2016 The start of production from Noble's Gunflint development marks the company's fourth successful offshore project completion within the past nine months.

Mexico Approves Auction Terms for 15 Offshore Oil Areas
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Mexico's oil regulator approves contracts and auction terms for 15 shallow water areas in the southern Gulf of Mexico, set to be bid out early next year as part of a rolling series of tenders following a sweeping energy overhaul.

Devon Stacks Up More Success in STACK Play
Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Devon Energy reports more testing and production success in the STACK play in Oklahoma.

Sembcorp Marine Delivers World's Largest Jackup Noble Lloyd Noble
Monday, July 18, 2016 Sembcorp Marine delivers the world's largest jackup Noble Lloyd Noble to Noble Corp., with the newbuild to be deployed to Statoil's Mariner field in the North Sea.

HHI Delivers Ocean Greatwhite Semisub to Diamond Offshore
Monday, July 18, 2016 South Korea's Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) delivers seimsub to Ocean Greatwhite to Diamond Offshore.

Keppel AmFELS Delivers Newbuild Uxpanapa to Mexico's Central Panuco
Thursday, July 14, 2016 Keppel AmFELS delivers newbuild Uxpanapa to Mexico's Central Panuco and the jackup has been chartered for work offshore Mexico by national oil company Pemex.

Ivory Coast Aims to Double Oil and Gas Output by 2020
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 Ivory Coast aims to roughly double oil and gas output by 2020 as it pushes for foreign investment in offshore exploration, the head of state oil and gas company Petroci says.

India's ONGC May Relax Eligibility Criteria for Hiring Rigs
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 India's Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) may relax the eligibility criteria for hiring drilling rigs, according to a local media.

MOL Makes Oil, Gas Discoveries in Pakistan
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 MOL Pakistan Oil and Gas Company B.V and joint venture partner OGDCL make 2 new onshore discoveries in Pakistan's Tal Block.

MOL Finds Condensate, Gas at Makori East-05 Well in Pakistan's TAL Block
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 MOL encounters condensate and gas at the Makori East-05 development well in the TAL Block in Pakistan.

Quadrant Spuds Roc-2 Well in Permit WA-437-P in North West Shelf
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 Quadrant Energy spuds Roc-2 well in exploration permit WA-437-P in Australia's North West Shelf.

Transerv Successfully Completes Retesting Ops at Warro-4 Well in WA
Tuesday, July 12, 2016 Transerv Energy successfully completes retesting operations at Warro-4 well in Western Australia's Warro Gas Project.

Transerv, Norwest Join Hands to Drill Xanadu Prospect in Perth Basin Off WA
Monday, July 11, 2016 Transerv Energy forms strategic alliance with Norwest Energy to facilitate the farmout and drilling of the Xanadu Prospect in the TP-15 license in the Perth Basin off Western Australia.

Pantheon: Fracking Permission for VOS#1 Granted
Friday, July 08, 2016 Pantheon Resources plc announces that permission has been granted to conduct fracture stimulation and testing activities at the VOS#1 well in Tyler County, onshore East Texas.

Quadrant to Commence Final Drilling Ops Soon at Outtrim East-1 in NWS
Friday, July 08, 2016 Quadrant Energy plans to commence final drilling operations soon at Outtrim East-1 well in exploration permit WA-155-P(1) in Australia's North West Shelf.

Repsol Plugs & Abandons Strickland 2 Prospect in PRL 269 in PNG
Thursday, July 07, 2016 Oil Search plugs and abandons the Strickland 2 prospect in Petroleum Retention Lease (PRL) 269 in the Highlands of Papua New Guinea.

Real Energy Recommences Field Ops at Tamarama-1 Well in Queensland
Thursday, July 07, 2016 Real Energy recommences field operations at Taramara-1 well in permit ATP 972P in Queensland, Australia.

Hurricane Spuds Lancaster Field Well
Wednesday, July 06, 2016 Hurricane Energy plc spuds the 205/21a-7 well on the Lancaster field, West of Shetland, using the Transocean Spitsbergen drilling rig.

Exxon Said to Join Qatar to Look at Giant Africa Gas Fields Deal
Wednesday, July 06, 2016 Exxon and Qatar Petroleum team up to look at energy assets in Mozambique, home to some of the biggest natural-gas discoveries in a generation, according to four people with knowledge of their plans.

Seven Generations to Buy Some Deep Basin Assets from Paramount
Wednesday, July 06, 2016 Seven Generations Energy says it will buy some of Paramount Resources' Deep Basin oil and gas properties in west Central Alberta for about $1.47 billion.

NPD Grants Wintershall Drilling Permit Offshore Norway
Wednesday, July 06, 2016 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate grants Wintershall Norge AS a drilling permit for well 35/11-20 A, located in production license 248 F offshore Norway.

Reliance Gets Approval to Drill 8 Exploration Wells Off India's Tamil Nadu
Tuesday, July 05, 2016 Reliance Industries receives approval to drill 8 exploration wells in Block DY-III-D5 offshore Tamil Nadu, India.

Transerv Continues Retesting Ops at Warro-4 Well in WA's Warro Gas Project
Tuesday, July 05, 2016 Transerv Energy continues with retesting operations at Warro-4 well in the Warro Gas Project in Western Australia.

Bapex Partners Santos in First Offshore Venture in Bangladesh's Block 16
Friday, July 01, 2016 Bangladesh Petroleum Exploration and Production Co. partners Australia's Santos for its first venture into offshore oil and gas exploration in the South Asian country.

Colombia's Ecopetrol to Open New Wells in Rubiales, Keep Output Steady
Friday, July 01, 2016 Colombia's state-owned oil company Ecopetrol will drill hundreds of new wells in the Rubiales oilfield in a bid to keep the area's output at 135,000 barrels per day, the company's president says.

EnQuest Hits Oil at North Sea Eagle Well
Friday, July 01, 2016 EnQuest discovers oil at its 100% owned Eagle exploration well, located in the North Sea.

IOG To Spud Skipper in July
Thursday, June 30, 2016 Independent Oil and Gas plc expects to drill an appraisal well on the Skipper oil discovery in the second half of July.

Ecopetrol Takes Full Control of Rubiales Field, Output to Rise 60,000 Bpd
Thursday, June 30, 2016 Colombia's Ecopetrol says it will take over full operations on Friday at the Rubiales oilfield, the country's largest, in a move set to increase the state-run oil company's overall output by 60,000 barrels a day.

OGDCL Makes New Gas Discovery in Pakistan
Thursday, June 30, 2016 OGDCL discovers gas condensate from exploratory well Bitrism West 01-A, located in Sanghar District, Sindh Province, Pakistan.

Quadrant to Drill Driftwood-1 Well in WA-320-P in Carnarvon Basin
Thursday, June 30, 2016 Quadrant Energy plans to drill Driftwood-1 exploration well in permit WA-320-P in the Carnarvon Basin, off Western Australia using the Noble Tom Prosser in August.

US Gas Futures Head for Best Second-Quarter Gain in 16 Years
Thursday, June 30, 2016 US natural gas futures headed for the best second quarter since 2000 after a government report showed a smaller-than-forecast stockpile gain that reflected a revision to West Coast supplies.

Exxon Said to Eye Gas Deal That Could Ease Mozambique Debt
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 Exxon is considering buying stakes in natural gas discoveries off Mozambique made by Anadarko and Eni, potentially giving a tax windfall to the African nation grappling with a deepening debt crisis, two sources say.

Nomura's Kwan Sees Big Data Among Game Changers in Oil, Gas Industry
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Nomura's senior analyst Gordon Kwan sees big data and internet of things (IoT) as potential game changes in the oil and gas business.

ABS, Keppel's KOMtech Collaborate on Joint Development Projects
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 ABS and Singapore's Keppel Offshore & Marine Technology Centre (KOMtech) collaborate on joint development projects in areas such as special purpose rigs, data analytics and subsea technology.

Aban Offshore Bags $87M Contract to Provide Aban Abraham Drillship to ONGC
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Aban Offshore bags a deal from India's Oil and Natural Gas Corp. Ltd. to provide the Aban Abraham drillship under a two year $87 million contract.

OGDCL Discovers Gas in Pakistan
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 OGDCL discovers gas from its exploratory well Thal West #01, which is located in District Sukhur, Sindh Province.

Santos Successfully Drills the AAL-4XST1 Appraisal Well in the Natuna Sea
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Santos achieves excellent flow rates in the drilling of the AAL-4XST1 appraisal well for the Ande Ande Lumut oil project in the Natuna Sea offshore Indonesia.

SapuraKencana Secures $125M of Drilling, Engineering & Construction Deals
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 SapuraKencana Petroleum secures $125 million of drilling as well as engineering and construction contracts and contract extensions in Malaysia, Australia and Trinidad and Tobagao.

Higher Oil Prices Don't Equal Increase in Hiring ... Yet
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 Texas oil economist says if oil prices continue to increase, employment gains could take place as soon as early fall.

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