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Frontier Exploration Drilling In 2021 Hits Lowest Point Ever Recorded Share your comments
Thursday, January 20, 2022Westwood Global Energy has found that frontier exploration drilling dropped to the lowest level ever recorded by the company.

Frontera Discovers Hydrocarbons in Ecuador Share your comments
Thursday, January 20, 2022Jandaya-1 was spud on December 7, 2021.

Successful GOM Drilling Enables Low-Cost Development Share your comments
Tuesday, January 18, 2022Beacon Offshore has completed the drilling of the Winterfell-2 appraisal well located in the Green Canyon area of the Gulf of Mexico.

COPL Makes Significant Wyoming Oil Find Share your comments
Friday, January 14, 2022Conventional light oil discoveries of this magnitude have been rare in continental North America.

Eni Gets Five New Exploration Licenses In Egypt Share your comments
Wednesday, January 12, 2022Eni has been awarded five new exploration licenses by the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum.

Equinor Finds More Oil in Troll and Fram Area Share your comments
Monday, January 10, 2022Toppand is the fifth discovery in the area.

Chariot Makes Significant Gas Discovery Off Morocco Share your comments
Monday, January 10, 2022Chariot has made a significant gas discovery at the Anchois-2 well located on the Lixus license off Morocco.

Petronas Makes Gas Discovery Share your comments
Friday, January 07, 2022Hadrah-1 was drilled to a total depth of 6,069 feet in November 2021.




Exxon Makes 2 New Discoveries Offshore Guyana Share your comments
Thursday, January 06, 2022These discoveries will add to the previously announced recoverable resource estimate for the block of 10 billion oil equivalent barrels.

Valaris Rigs Get Work In GOM, Australia, UK Share your comments
Wednesday, January 05, 2022Valaris has been awarded deals for the second time in 2022, this time for work in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, Australia, and the UK North Sea.

TGS Provides Update on Gulf of Mexico OBN Acquisition Share your comments
Wednesday, January 05, 2022Results from the project are expected in mid-2022.

Carnarvon Starts Drilling Buffalo Well With Redevelopment In Mind Share your comments
Monday, January 03, 2022Carnarvon has spudded the Buffalo-10 well in an attempt to confirm sufficient hydrocarbons for the economic development of the namesake field.

Equinor Spins Drill Bit On Ginny Well Off Norway Share your comments
Monday, January 03, 2022Equinor has started drilling the Ginny exploration well in the Norwegian Sea.

Commercial Net Pay Found Onshore Egypt Share your comments
Thursday, December 30, 2021AJ-13 is the fifth and final well in the Abu Sennan 2021 drilling program.

TDI-Brooks Finishes Gulf of Mexico Geotechnical Program Share your comments
Thursday, December 30, 2021TDI-Brooks recently completed a geotechnical site investigation.

PGS Signs DMaaS Deal With Major Customer Share your comments
Wednesday, December 29, 2021'This is a landmark deal that marks the beginning of a new era for the seismic industry'.

Shale Drillers Face Record Cost Pressures Share your comments
Wednesday, December 29, 2021Oil drillers in the biggest U.S. fields are shouldering record costs.

Shell Ordered to Temporarily Halt S.Africa Seismic Survey Share your comments
Tuesday, December 28, 2021Local communities took legal action to block the project.

Chevron Dishes Out Extensions For Shelf Drilling Rig Duo Share your comments
Monday, December 27, 2021Shelf Drilling has won long-term contract extensions with Chevron for two jack-up rigs which will continue working in the Gulf of Thailand.

Exxon Begins Glaucus-2 Well Drilling Off Cyprus Share your comments
Friday, December 24, 2021ExxonMobil started drilling an appraisal well in Block 10 off Cyprus, weeks after issues were raised by Turkey over the award of Block 5.

Regulator Clears Environment Plan For Sasanof-1 Well Share your comments
Thursday, December 23, 2021Western Gas has said that NOPSEMA has accepted its Environment Plan to manage activities for the Sasanof-1 exploration offshore well.

Petronas Awards Six Blocks Off Malaysia Share your comments
Wednesday, December 22, 2021Petronas has awarded six of the 13 offshore exploration blocks offered in the recently concluded Malaysia Bid Round 2021.

Industry Set for Worst Discovery Toll Since 1946 Share your comments
Tuesday, December 21, 2021As of the end of November, total global discovered volumes this year are calculated at 4.7 billion barrels of oil equivalent.

Shelf Drilling Rig Gets More Work With Eni In Adriatic Share your comments
Friday, December 17, 2021Shelf Drilling has secured an extension of a jack-up rig contract currently operating in the Adriatic Sea offshore Italy.

Guyana Offshore Well Drilling Costs Rise Share your comments
Friday, December 17, 2021CGX Energy has stated that drilling costs for the Kawa-1 well offshore Guyana have risen as the drilling is taking longer than expected.

Rig On Site To Drill Morocco Wells For Chariot Share your comments
Thursday, December 16, 2021A semi-submersible drilling rig has arrived offshore Morocco to drill another well on the Anchois gas development project for Chariot.

Santos Preparing Drill Bit For Well Duo Near Dorado Field Share your comments
Thursday, December 16, 2021Santos is ready to drill two exploration wells near the Dorado field offshore Australia. The drilling of the first will be in January 2022.

Noble Rig Arrives To Drill IOG Well. First Gas Off Target. Share your comments
Wednesday, December 15, 2021IOG will be spudding the first well in the Southwark field by the end of this week but first gas from the field will be delayed to mid-2022.

ADNOC Announces Significant Onshore Find Share your comments
Tuesday, December 14, 2021ADNOC has announced discoveries of up to one billion barrels of oil equivalent.

Vaalco Spuds First Well In Gabon Drilling Campaign Share your comments
Tuesday, December 14, 2021Vaalco Energy has started its 2021/2022 drilling campaign with the spud of the first well on the Etame field offshore Gabon.

Namibia Drilling Heating Up With Two Wells In Two Weeks Share your comments
Tuesday, December 14, 2021Drilling for oil in Namibia is heating up with another oil major spudding an exploration well in the country’s offshore, the second in two weeks.

Exxon, QatarEnergy Get More Acreage Offshore Cyprus Share your comments
Monday, December 13, 2021A consortium of ExxonMobil and QatarEnergy has signed an exploration and production sharing contract with Cyprus for offshore Block 5.

Shell Makes Another Discovery In GOM Perdido Corridor Share your comments
Friday, December 10, 2021Shell has made a material discovery at the Blacktip North prospect in the deepwater of the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

Chevron, Equatorial Guinea Ink PSC For Offshore Block Share your comments
Friday, December 10, 2021Chevron has signed an agreement with the government of Equatorial Guinea for Block EG09, located in the Douala Basin on the border with Cameroon.

Iran Looking For New Gas Reserves At South Pars Share your comments
Monday, December 06, 2021Iran's Pars Oil and Gas Company has started drilling operations at the South Pars gas field in search of new hydrocarbon reserves.

Turkey Vows to Stop Exxon Venture Drilling Off Cyprus Share your comments
Friday, December 03, 2021Turkey threatened to block any unauthorized search for gas and oil in its economic exclusive zone.

Maersk Rig To Drill High Pressure Well For OMV Share your comments
Friday, December 03, 2021Maersk Drilling has secured a one-well contract with Austrian oil company OMV for one of its jack-up drilling rigs.

TotalEnergies Spuds Venus Well Offshore Namibia Share your comments
Thursday, December 02, 2021TotalEnergies has spudded the ultra-deepwater Venus-1X exploration well offshore Namibia.

Odfjell Rig To Stay With Equinor For One Additional Well Share your comments
Thursday, December 02, 2021Lundin Energy has exercised its option for the drilling of one additional well offshore Norway using the Deepsea Stavanger rig.

Petrogas Re-Hires Maersk Rig For Well Drilling Off UK Share your comments
Wednesday, December 01, 2021Maersk Drilling and Petrogas have agreed to exercise an option to employ the Maersk Resilient rig on an appraisal well at the Birgitta field in the UK North Sea.

Stena Rig Off To Drill Appraisal Well For Chariot In Morocco Share your comments
Wednesday, December 01, 2021The Stena Don rig has started its mobilization operations to Morocco where it will drill a gas appraisal well on the Lixus offshore license for Chariot.

Seadrill Gets More US Gulf Of Mexico Work Share your comments
Tuesday, November 30, 2021Seadrill has won more work for its rigs in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico which added to the $0.5 billion in backlog won after the end of the third quarter of 2021.

New Gas Discovery Offshore Malaysia Share your comments
Tuesday, November 30, 2021PTTEP commenced the drilling of Nangka-1 in June.

Petrobras Hires Seadrill Rig Tandem For Buzios Field Work Share your comments
Friday, November 26, 2021Seadrill Limited has secured contracts for two of its rigs with Petrobras which are set to work on the Búzios field offshore Brazil.

OGA Says Continuing North Sea Exploration is Vital Share your comments
Thursday, November 25, 2021Continuing North Sea exploration is vital, according to the OGA.

Lukoil On The Money In Mexico With New Oil Discovery Share your comments
Wednesday, November 24, 2021Lukoil has made an oil discovery within the Yoti West structure at Block 12 offshore Mexico.

Borr Rig Spins Drill-Bit For Kistos In North Sea Share your comments
Tuesday, November 23, 2021Kistos has spudded the Q11-B appraisal well off the Netherlands using the Borr Drilling-owned Prospector-1 jack-up drilling rig.

Odfjell Rig To Stay With Neptune. New Wells Set For 2022. Share your comments
Monday, November 22, 2021Neptune Energy has extended a contract for the Deepsea Yantai drilling rig to include three additional wells in the Norwegian North Sea next year.

COL Presidential Front Runner Would End Oil Exploration Share your comments
Monday, November 22, 2021Petro, a left-wing candidate in next year's presidential race, said he'd move Colombia away from an 'extractivist' economy based on fossil fuels.

ExxonMobil Hires Stena Drillship For Well Offshore Canada Share your comments
Friday, November 19, 2021Stena Drilling has won a contract from supermajor ExxonMobil for one of its drillships in Canada.

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