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Rystad Energy: 100 Offshore Projects to be Sanctioned in 2018
Thursday, May 03, 2018 Oil market 'tailwind' likely to spark 100 offshore project sanctions in 2018.

Norway's Odfjell Drilling to Expand Fleet as Rig Market Recovers
Friday, April 20, 2018 Offshore rig firm Odfjell Drilling plans to expand its floating rig fleet to between six and 10 from four now, it said on Friday.

PSA Grants Wellesley Petroleum Consent to Drill North Sea Exploration Well
Friday, April 13, 2018 Petroleum Safety Authority Norway grants Wellesley Petroleum consent to drill exploration well 35/12-6 S.

Spirit Energy Makes Small Oil Discovery Offshore Norway
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Spirit Energy makes a small oil discovery in exploration well 35/9-14, located in license PL 682 on the Norwegian Shelf.

Garten Discovery Demonstrates True Value of 'Smart, Nimble' Drilling
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 Apache Corporation's Garten oil discovery, and potential quick production start-up, demonstrates the true value of a smart and nimble approach to exploration drilling, according to Oil & Gas UK.

Lundin Petroleum Find More Oil At Norway's Luno II In North Sea
Monday, March 26, 2018 Sweden's Lundin Petroleum has found more oil at its Luno II discovery off Norway and aims to submit a development plan for the field around the end of this year.

PSA Grants Lundin Consent for North Sea Exploration Well
Friday, March 02, 2018 Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) Norway grants its consent for Lundin Norway AS to drill an exploration well in block 16/1 in the North Sea.

Aker BP Makes North Sea Find
Monday, February 19, 2018 Aker BP makes a discovery in Frosk exploration well 24/9-12, which is located near Alvheim in the North Sea.

Little Transparency on UKCS Discoveries 'Blocker to Investment'
Thursday, February 01, 2018 The lack of transparency on new discoveries within the UK Continental Shelf is a blocker to investment, according to Woodmac.

BP Announces New North Sea Discoveries
Wednesday, January 31, 2018 BP makes new discoveries in the North Sea at Capercaillie, in Block 29/4e, and Achmelvich, in Block 206/9b.

Exploration to Increase in 2018 but Investment Constraints Remain
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 Exploration activity will increase in 2018, but market uncertainty and the need to manage debt levels will remain key constraints to investment.

Global Exploration Sector May Soon Return to Profit
Thursday, January 04, 2018 There are early signs that the global exploration sector may soon return to profit.

Siccar Point Energy to Drill Lyon Well in 2018
Monday, December 04, 2017 Siccar Point Energy E&P Limited will drill the Lyon well immediately after the Cambo appraisal well in 2018.

Greenland Will Offer Oil, Gas Concessions Next Year-Minister
Tuesday, October 31, 2017 Greenland will offer oil and gas concessions off its west coast next year.

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".