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Study Shows New Offshore Canada Oil Presence Share your comments
Friday, May 29, 2020A detailed evaluation of the Southern Grand Banks petroleum system offshore Atlantic Canada has identified a new oil presence, Applied Petroleum Technology reported.

PGS to Acquire 3 New Surveys in Eastern Canada Share your comments
Thursday, May 21, 2020PGS has revealed that it will acquire three new seismic surveys in Eastern Canada this year.

NOCs to Slash Exploration Budgets by Over a Quarter Share your comments
Thursday, May 21, 2020National oil companies around the world will slash their exploration budgets by over a quarter on average in 2020, Wood Mackenzie estimates.

Permian Rig Count Losses Stay in Double Digits Share your comments
Monday, May 18, 2020Year on year, the US rig count is down 648 rigs from last year's 987.

Shearwater Bags North Sea Seismic Deal with Apache Share your comments
Monday, May 18, 2020Shearwater GeoServices revealed Monday that Apache Corporation has awarded the company a 4D seismic survey with 3D extension over the Forties Field in the UK North Sea.

Neptune Claims Subsea Feat Offshore Norway Share your comments
Thursday, May 14, 2020This image, captured from a video provided by Neptune Energy, shows the company's dual drilling operation using Seadrill's West Phoenix semi-sub. IMAGE SOURCE: Neptune Energy

Petrobras Makes New Discoveries Share your comments
Wednesday, May 13, 2020Petrobras revealed this week that it has made two new discoveries offshore Brazil.

Onshore Mexico Drilling Campaign Ends Share your comments
Tuesday, May 12, 2020Simmons Edeco has successfully drilled a second series of wells on-schedule on the Panuco Field on Mexico for a major oilfield services company. PHOTO SOURCE: Simmons Edeco




Neptune Completes First Egypt OBN Seismic Survey Share your comments
Friday, May 08, 2020The survey was the first ever OBN seismic survey to be conducted in Egypt and the most detailed survey of the block since 1988.

Black Stone, Aethon Team Up in Haynesville-Bossier Effort Share your comments
Thursday, May 07, 2020A minimum of four wells will be drilled in the initial program year, which starts in 3Q 2020.

Qatar Petroleum, Total Ink Mexico Farm-In Deal Share your comments
Thursday, May 07, 2020Qatar will acquire 30 percent of Total's participating interest in select blocks in the Campeche basin.

Eni's Latest Mexico Well Disappoints Share your comments
Wednesday, May 06, 2020Operations have been completed on the Ehecatl-1 exploration well on Block 7, located in the Sureste Basin Offshore Mexico.

PTTEP, Partners Hit Oil Pay Offshore Mexico Share your comments
Tuesday, May 05, 2020Commercial potential of the new discovery will be assessed in the next phase.

US Loses 206 Rigs in April Share your comments
Monday, May 04, 2020The Permian Basin rig count fell by 27 from the previous week.

Equinor Revises Charter for Floatel Endurance Share your comments
Thursday, April 30, 2020The contract for the accommodation rig at the Martin Linge field has been pushed to January 2021.

COVID-19 Inspires Downhole Monitoring Model Share your comments
Tuesday, April 28, 2020Acoustic Data has developed a remote downhole monitoring deployment model that overcomes travel restrictions tied to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aminex Petroleum Wins Extension on Mtwara License Share your comments
Tuesday, April 28, 2020The next phase will further de-risk the 763 billion cubic feet of 2C resources at the Ntorya field.

US Rig Count Falls to 465 Share your comments
Monday, April 27, 2020The Permian rig count dropped by 37 rigs.

New Discoveries Made in Northwest Germany Share your comments
Monday, April 27, 2020Neptune Energy has revealed that two 'important' hydrocarbon discoveries have been made northwestern Germany.

Floatel Delays Charter With Ineos FPS Share your comments
Friday, April 24, 2020The assignment was originally planned to start in May 2020.

Beach Cancels Rig Contract With Diamond Offshore Share your comments
Thursday, April 23, 2020The companies are considering a new contract for 2021.

Sonatrach Signs MOU With Exxon for Algerian Exploration Share your comments
Wednesday, April 22, 2020Algeria has been pursuing foreign partnerships to boost output and exports.

Shell Bows Out of Russian JV With Gazprom Share your comments
Wednesday, April 15, 2020The estimated total resources of the fields included in Meretoyakhaneftegaz are over 8 billion barrels of oil.

Majority of Licensing Rounds Likely to be Canceled Share your comments
Wednesday, April 15, 2020More than half of the world's planned licensing rounds are likely to be canceled this year, according to Rystad Energy.

Permian Basin Drops 35 Rigs Share your comments
Monday, April 13, 2020The US rig count is down 62 rigs from the previous week to 602.

Pantheon Resources Makes Alaska North Slope Discovery Share your comments
Monday, April 13, 2020The Talitha prospect could be the latest in a series of key North Slope oil discoveries. (Photo: The Alkaid well in Alaska)

NPD Pauses on Select Norway Wildcats Share your comments
Thursday, April 09, 2020However, the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy is still planning to hold its annual licensing round.

SDX Makes Egypt Discovery Share your comments
Thursday, April 09, 2020SDX Energy has made a commercial discovery at its 100 percent owned Sobhi well in Egypt.

New Oil Discovery Made in Norwegian Sea Share your comments
Wednesday, April 08, 2020Wintershall Dea revealed Tuesday that it has made an oil discovery at the Bergknapp prospect in the Norwegian Sea.

Shelf Rig Contract to End Early Share your comments
Tuesday, April 07, 2020The contract end date for the Shelf Drilling Mentor jack-up rig has been moved up from January 2022 to October 2020.

New Oil Discovery Made in US GOM Share your comments
Tuesday, April 07, 2020Equinor revealed Monday that it has encountered oil in the Monument exploration well in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

Petrobras Hits Oil in Santos Basin Pre-Salt Share your comments
Monday, April 06, 2020The pioneer well is about 200 km off the coast of the city of Santos, at a water depth of 1,995 meters.

Brazil's ANP Pauses Upcoming Oil, Gas Licensing Round Share your comments
Friday, April 03, 2020The National Council for Energy Policy will define a new schedule for the bidding process.

Apache Makes Significant Oil Find Share your comments
Friday, April 03, 2020Apache Corporation announced a 'significant' oil discovery offshore Suriname.

Cairn Defers Capital Plans for Exploration, Appraisal Activity Share your comments
Monday, March 30, 2020Reductions and deferrals have already been identified, representing a 23% decrease in capital expenditures.

Saudi Rig Revamp Wraps Up Share your comments
Thursday, March 26, 2020IMI reported that it has completed maintenance, repair and overhaul work for an ARO Drilling jack-up rig.

Permian Still Accounts for More Than Half of US Rigs Share your comments
Monday, March 23, 2020Year on year, the North America rig count is down 251 rigs from last year's 1,121.

Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 254 Attracts $93MM in High Bids Share your comments
Thursday, March 19, 2020Chevron, Shell Offshore and BP had the highest numbers in terms of total bids.

MOL Makes North Sea Discovery Share your comments
Thursday, March 19, 2020The Deepsea Bergen semi-sub drilled the Evra and Iving exploration well.

Hess to Drop Five Bakken Rigs Share your comments
Wednesday, March 18, 2020Hess Corp. is taking steps to bolster its cash position and financial liquidity given the recent sharp drop in crude oil prices.

Australian State Greenlights Onshore Gas Drilling in 2021 Share your comments
Wednesday, March 18, 2020The decision follows three years of detailed investigation by the Victorian Gas Program.

Total Makes Encouraging North Sea Find Share your comments
Wednesday, March 18, 2020Total made an 'encouraging' gas and condensate discovery in the Central North Sea.

CNOOC Makes Large Bohai Bay Discovery Share your comments
Tuesday, March 17, 2020The well was tested to produce around 1,178 barrels of oil per day.

Geophysical Firm Makes Deepwater OBS Debut Share your comments
Tuesday, March 10, 2020Shearwater will use the SW Diamond, pictured above, in a pioneering project for the company. PHOTO SOURCE: Shearwater GeoServices Holding AS

N. American Rig Count Falls by 34 Week on Week Share your comments
Monday, March 09, 2020Year on year, the US rig count is down 220 rigs.

Equinor, Partners Complete North Sea Well Share your comments
Friday, March 06, 2020If the Northern Lights project is sanctioned, the well will be used for injection and storage of CO2.

Shell, Exxon Team up on Offshore Exploration in Somalia Share your comments
Thursday, March 05, 2020Somalia has reached an initial roadmap with a Shell and ExxonMobil joint venture on offshore exploration.

Equinor and Neptune Hit Oil Pay in North Sea Share your comments
Tuesday, March 03, 2020Equinor on Monday reported its first discovery for 2020.

Eni's Estimated Agogo Bounty Goes Up Share your comments
Friday, February 28, 2020The Agogo field's estimated oil in place has hit 1 billion barrels.

Lonestar Resources Enters Eagle Ford JV Share your comments
Friday, February 28, 2020The partnership increases Lonestar's inventory of gross drilling locations by roughly 50 percent in the Hawkeye area.

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