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New Discoveries Make 2022 Highest Value Year In Over A Decade
Tuesday, January 31, 2023New global oil and gas discoveries in 2022 drive exploration to highest value creation in over a decade with major discoveries in Namibia, Brazil, and Algeria leading the way.

Trinity To Spud Jacobin Well In Second Quarter Of 2023
Friday, January 27, 2023Trinity Exploration & Production has made the decision to drill the Jacobin well in the second quarter of 2023.

Norway To Offer More Acreage In Next Licensing Round
Wednesday, January 25, 2023The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has sent a proposal for the announcement of the APA 2023 licensing round.

Neptune Spuds One More Adorf Gas Production Well
Wednesday, January 25, 2023Neptune Energy has begun drilling at its operated Adorf Z18 gas production well in the municipality of Georgsdorf in northwestern Germany.

Zephyr Hits More Hydrocarbons In Paradox Basin
Friday, January 20, 2023Zephyr Energy has come across a significant influx of hydrocarbons at the State 36-2 LNW-CC well at the company's flagship project in the Paradox Basin, Utah, U.S.

Three60 Contracted To Help Isle Of Man Reach Energy Independence
Thursday, January 19, 2023Three60 Energy has secured a significant drilling contract with Crogga Limited to help the Isle of Man achieve energy independence.

Eni, Chevron Make Significant Gas Discovery Off Egypt
Monday, January 16, 2023Eni has made a significant new gas discovery at the Nargis-1 exploration well located in the Eastern Mediterranean Sea, offshore Egypt.

Land Rig Activity In Key Regions Set To Rise In 2023
Monday, January 16, 2023Westwood Global believes that there is a generally positive outlook for the land rig market at the start of 2023, albeit with some caveats.




Public Shale Drillers Best Private Rivals in Race to Deploy Rigs
Thursday, January 12, 2023Publicly traded oil explorers have taken the lead in expanding shale drilling.

Shell Finds Gas In Pensacola High-Impact Well Off UK
Thursday, January 12, 2023Oil and gas supermajor Shell has encountered gas in the Pensacola high-impact well in the Southern North Sea.

Higher Oil Prices Have Not Led to More Exploration
Thursday, January 12, 2023'Companies appear to be taking a measured response'.

Talos Makes Two Commercial Discoveries In Gulf Of Mexico
Thursday, January 05, 2023Talos Energy has made commercial quantities of oil and gas during sequential drilling operations in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico in the fourth quarter of 2022.

TotalEnergies Hits Pay In Isabella Prospect Off UK
Thursday, January 05, 2023TotalEnergies has made a hydrocarbon discovery at the Isabella discovery in the UK part of the Central North Sea.

Egypt Makes 53 New Oil And Gas Discoveries In 2022
Friday, December 30, 2022Egypt has witnessed a spike in its energy reserves in 2022, with 53 new oil and gas discoveries

Bureau of Land Management Seeks Feedback on Proposed Lease Sales
Friday, December 30, 2022Several BLM offices have started 30-day scoping periods to receive public input on potential oil and gas lease sales.

Energy Cos Close Out 2022 With New Gas Finds
Tuesday, December 27, 2022Var Energi ASA and PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited are celebrating new gas finds.

Tamboran Hits Gas At Amungee 2H Well
Tuesday, December 27, 2022Tamboran Resources has hit significant gas at the Amungee 2H well that hit a total depth of 12,739 feet.

Malaysian Hydrocarbon Discoveries Double In 2022
Monday, December 26, 2022A total of 10 hydrocarbon discoveries have been made offshore Malaysia in 2022 – twice what was made last year.

Eni Makes Zeus Discovery
Thursday, December 22, 2022Eni has announced a new gas discovery offshore Cyprus.

Block Energy Finds More Oil In Patardzeuli Field
Thursday, December 22, 2022Block Energy has completed the JSR-01 DEEP testing, finding more oil in a previously unproduced zone in the Patardzeuli field.

Turkey Makes Oil Discovery Worth $12 Billion
Wednesday, December 14, 2022Turkey has discovered 150 million barrels of net oil reserves valued at an estimated $12 billion.

Block Energy Starts Drilling Well In Georgia
Wednesday, December 14, 2022Block Energy, the exploration and production company focused on Georgia, has started drilling operations on the WR-B01 ST well.

Petronas Makes Significant Discovery Offshore Malaysia
Friday, December 09, 2022'Nahara-1 is a significant oil discovery'.

Neptune Finds Oil in Calypso Prospect
Tuesday, December 06, 2022Neptune Energy and its license partners have made a new discovery at the Calypso exploration well in the Norwegian Sea.

Aramco Discovers 2 New Unconventional Gas Fields
Friday, December 02, 2022Saudi Aramco has discovered two new unconventional natural gas fields in the eastern region.

Perenco Hits Oil At Tchnem Well In Congo
Wednesday, November 30, 2022Perenco Congo has struck oil at the Tchnem1-01 well in the Tchibeli North East prospect on the PNGF Sud license, in Congo.

Offshore Norway Sees Discoveries and Dusters Over the Last Month
Wednesday, November 30, 2022It's been a mixed bag in terms of oil and gas exploration offshore Norway over the past month or so.

CGX, Frontera Complete Preparations For Well Spud Off Guyana
Tuesday, November 29, 2022CGX Energy and Frontera Energy have completed final preparations ahead of the Wei-1 well spud, located in the Corentyne block off Guyana.

BOEM to Offer 958K Acres Off Alaska Coast in New Lease Sale
Tuesday, November 29, 2022The sale will offer for lease 193 blocks in the northern part of the Cook Inlet Planning Area in federal waters.

Shell Starts Drilling High-Impact Gas Well Off UK
Thursday, November 24, 2022Shell has started drilling operations on a high-impact gas prospect in the North Sea using a Noble-owned rig.

Eco Atlantic Hits Dust at Gazania-1 Well off South Africa
Monday, November 21, 2022Eco Atlantic has hit target depth at the Gazania-1 well offshore South Africa.

TotalEnergies Plans Oil Exploration Offshore South Africa
Sunday, November 20, 2022TotalEnergies is planning to look for oil off South Africa's West Coast, where environmental groups have increasingly opposed such activity.

Neptune Energy Hits Hydrocarbons In Calypso Well Off Norway
Wednesday, November 16, 2022Neptune Energy and its license partners have announced that hydrocarbons have been encountered in the Calypso exploration well in the Norwegian Sea.

Encouraging Signs For Invictus At Mukuyu Well In Zimbabwe
Friday, November 11, 2022Invictus Energy has seen more promising signs at the Mukuyu-1 well being drilled in its 80 percent-owned SG 4571 license in Zimbabwe.

ExxonMobil Makes First Angolan Discovery In 18 Years
Tuesday, November 08, 2022U.S. supermajor ExxonMobil has drilled a successful exploration well on Block 15 offshore Angola.

Diamond Offshore Scores Drilling Deal Worth $429 Million
Tuesday, November 08, 2022Diamond Offshore has received a contract for a new drilling program with Petrobras in Brazil worth $429 million.

Hess Takes Velesto Rig For Work On Malaysian Gas Field
Tuesday, November 08, 2022Hess has chosen rig owner Velesto Energy to carry out the drilling work on a project off Peninsular Malaysia.

Energean Makes Another Gas Discovery Off Israel
Monday, November 07, 2022Energean has made a commercial gas discovery at the Zeus prospect in the Mediterranean Sea offshore Israel.

Neptune Energy Spuds Norwegian Sea Prospect
Monday, November 07, 2022Neptune Energy has started drilling of the Calypso exploration well in the Norwegian Sea.

Zephyr Cleared To Drill New Wells At Paradox Project
Thursday, November 03, 2022Zephyr has been given the permit to drill new wells at its Paradox project in Utah, U.S.

Petrobras Makes Thickest Ever Oil Discovery In Brazil History
Monday, October 31, 2022Petrobras has made an oil discovery in the co-participated area of Sepia offshore Brazil.

Norway Sees Series of Dusters
Thursday, October 27, 2022Several dry wells have been drilled offshore Norway over the past couple of months.

ExxonMobil Finds Oil Two More Times In Guyana
Wednesday, October 26, 2022ExxonMobil has made discoveries at the Sailfin-1 and Yarrow-1 wells in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana.

COSL Pens $1.9 Billion Worth Of Drilling Deals
Tuesday, October 25, 2022COSL has been awarded several deals worth $1.9Bn for the provision of drilling rig services by an undisclosed oil company in the Middle East.

Chuditch Could Hold More Gas Than Previously Thought, Baron Says
Tuesday, October 25, 2022Baron Oil has stated that its Chuditch PSC offshore Timor-Leste could hold much more gas than previously estimated.

Sinopec Announces Major Breakthrough for China Shale Gas
Tuesday, October 25, 2022Sinopec described the find as a 'major breakthrough for China's shale gas exploration'.

CNOOC Limited Announces First Deep-Deep Large Gas Field
Friday, October 21, 2022CNOOC Limited has announced the first 'deep-deep' large gas field.

ADNOC Breaks World Record For Longest Well
Friday, October 21, 2022ADNOC has broken a world record for the longest oil and gas well at its Upper Zakum Concession.

NPD Grants Slew of Drilling Permits
Monday, October 17, 2022The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted several drilling permits recently.

Transocean Adds $1.6B Of Work To Its Backlog
Monday, October 17, 2022Transocean has added $1.6 billion of work to its backlog, according to its latest fleet status report.

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