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2019 Oil and Gas Exploration Off to Flying Start
Monday, April 08, 2019 Oil and gas exploration is off to a flying start in 2019, according to Rystad Energy.

Aker BP Makes New Discovery
Thursday, March 21, 2019 Aker BP has made a discovery at the Froskelar Main exploration well.

Equinor Makes North Sea Oil Discovery
Monday, March 04, 2019 Equinor makes an oil discovery from the Visund A platform in the Telesto exploration well in the North Sea.

Oil and Gas Stepping Up Its Exploration Game
Tuesday, February 19, 2019 After years of budget cuts, oil and gas companies are finally stepping up their exploration game.

Offshore Wells to Watch in 2019
Tuesday, February 05, 2019 Wood Mackenzie's Vice President of Global Exploration, Andrew Latham, singles out 5 conventional offshore wells to watch in 2019.

Glengorm Heralds Mini Renaissance in UK Exploration
Monday, February 04, 2019 The Glengorm discovery will 'reignite' interest in the high temperature, high pressure plays in the North Sea and heralds a 'mini renaissance' in UK exploration, according to Westwood Global Energy Group.

Glengorm Area Will Likely be an Industry Hotspot
Thursday, January 31, 2019 The Glengorm area will likely be an industry hotspot in the coming years, according to Rystad Energy.

Glengorm Discovery Branded Major Milestone
Wednesday, January 30, 2019 The Glengorm discovery is a major milestone towards adding another generation of productive life to the UK North Sea, according to Oil & Gas UK.

New Discovery in UK Central North Sea
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 CNOOC Limited has announced a new discovery on the Glengorm prospect, which is located in the UK central North Sea.

North Sea Exploration is Back
Tuesday, January 08, 2019 North Sea exploration is back in 2019, according to Wood Mackenzie.

Eni Spuds Well in Central North Sea
Monday, December 31, 2018 Eni has begun drilling operations on the Rowallan exploration well in the Central North Sea.

OGA Releases More Data to Help UKCS Exploration
Wednesday, December 12, 2018 The UK's OGA is continuing to make more and more data openly available to help revitalize exploration of oil and gas in the UKCS.

Oil Exploration Activity Will Pick Up in 2019
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 There will be a pick up in oil exploration activity next year, according to a new report.

Strong Interest in Latest UK Licensing Round
Wednesday, November 14, 2018 The UK's latest offshore licensing round has attracted 36 applications covering 164 blocks.

Less Appetite for Exploration Drilling
Monday, November 12, 2018 There's less appetite for exploration drilling, according to Rystad Energy.

A Better Approach to Conventional Oil Exploration
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 The history of oil exploration is one of trying to overcome the odds.

OGA Starts New Plan for 300MM Barrel North Sea Area
Friday, October 19, 2018 The OGA initiates a new area plan to maximize economic recovery from the Greater Buchan area of the North Sea, which it says is estimated to contain between 150 and 300 million barrels of oil equivalent.

Major Gas Find Offshore UK for Total
Monday, September 24, 2018 Total has made a 'major' gas discovery on the Glendronach prospect offshore UK in the West of Shetland region.

UK West Shetland Seismic Survey Acquisition Commences
Monday, September 17, 2018 CGG commences the acquisition of a seismic survey in the UK West Shetland basin.

Lyon Well Offshore UK Deferred Until 2019
Thursday, September 13, 2018 The drilling of the offshore UK Lyon exploration well has been deferred until 2019, Siccar Point Energy has revealed.

Lundin Petroleum Raises Size Of Norway's Rolvsnes Oil Discovery
Monday, August 27, 2018 The Rolvsnes oil and gas discovery in Norway's North Sea is almost five times as large as initially thought.

Transocean Secures 13 Well UK North Sea Contract with ConocoPhillips
Tuesday, July 17, 2018 The midwater semi-submersible Transocean 712 has been awarded a 13 well UK North Sea contract by ConocoPhillips.

Industry is 'Fit', 'Ready' for New North Sea Exploration Era
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 Industry is 'fit and ready' to usher in a new era of exploration in the North Sea, according to Oil & Gas UK's upstream policy director Mike Tholen.

UK's OGA Launches 31st Offshore Licensing Round
Tuesday, July 10, 2018 The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) launches the 31st Offshore Licensing Round, offering blocks in frontier areas of the UK Continental Shelf.

Wellesley Makes Minor Oil Discovery in North Sea
Thursday, July 05, 2018 Wellesley Petroleum AS, operator of production license 925, makes a minor oil discovery in the North Sea.

Equinor Comes Up Dry at North Sea Well
Tuesday, June 26, 2018 Equinor Energy AS, operator of production license 120, has come up dry at wildcat well 34/8-19 S.

Equinor Makes 'Commercial' North Sea Discovery
Friday, June 08, 2018 Equinor Energy AS, operator of production license 167, discovers oil at wildcat well 16/1-29 S in the central part of the North Sea.

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.