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Mexican Driller Latina Is Said to Bid for Pemex Contract
Thursday, January 17, 2019 Latina Offshore is working along with one of the consortia invited by Pemex to submit offers for oil-services contracts, according to sources.

Eni Secures Two Deals for Oman Blocks
Monday, January 14, 2019 Eni on Monday announced it had entered into agreements with BP and Oman Oil Company Exploration and Production for two blocks in Oman.

Aker Bullish on Offshore Ghana
Friday, January 11, 2019 Phased development could deploy several production units, says CEO.

BP Plans to Drill 6 More Wells in Azerbaijan
Thursday, January 10, 2019 BP and its partners just spent $28 billion bringing a giant natural gas project in Azerbaijan online, and that may only be the start.

Venezuela Will Remap its Caribbean Oil, Gas Prospects
Wednesday, January 09, 2019 Venezuela will remap its Caribbean oil and gas prospects.

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

Offshore Guyana Wildcat Spuds
Monday, January 07, 2019 A Stena drillship has begun drilling the Haimara-1 exploration well.

Eni to Operate Alaska Oil Field
Thursday, January 03, 2019 Eni strikes a deal with Caelus Natural Resources Alaska LLC to acquire 70% and operatorship of the Oooguruk oil field.

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.

Total Spuds Well Offshore South Africa
Thursday, December 27, 2018 Drilling has commenced on the Brulpadda re-entry well offshore South Africa.

Eni Makes Gas Discovery Offshore Indonesia
Wednesday, December 19, 2018 Eni has made its third consecutive successful find in Indonesia.

Exxon Becomes Permian Drill Chief
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 ExxonMobil has overtaken rivals to become the most active driller in the Permian Basin.

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.

Libya Declares Force Majeure at Largest Field
Monday, December 10, 2018 Libya declared a state of force majeure at its largest oil field after an armed group forced a production halt.

Eni Makes New Oil Discovery
Monday, December 10, 2018 Eni announces a new oil discovery in the Afoxe exploration prospect, located in Block 15/06 offshore Angola.

Deepwater Block Writing Guyana's Future
Wednesday, December 05, 2018 Latest discovery pushes Guyana to become LatAm oil production heavy-hitter.

Offshore Mexico Appraisal Well Spuds
Tuesday, December 04, 2018 The Zama discovery appraisal program will include three penetrations: two wells and one sidetrack.

Offshore Guyana Estimate Gets Another Upgrade
Monday, December 03, 2018 ExxonMobil reports that it made its 10th discovery offshore Guyana.

Trump Admin to Advance Seismic Surveys in Atlantic
Friday, November 30, 2018 The Trump administration is taking a major step toward allowing a first-in-a-generation seismic search for oil and gas under Atlantic waters.

GOM Crustacean-themed Well Spuds
Friday, November 30, 2018 EnVen Energy Corp. has spud its King Crab well on Ewing Bank Block 873 in its Lobster Field.

Shale Patch Will Likely Cut Budgets Next Year
Thursday, November 29, 2018 Shale explorers will likely cut spending budgets next year for the first time since the last price crash as crude spirals down again, analysts said.

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.

Trump Wants to Expand Drilling in Alaskan Oil Reserve
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 The Trump administration is moving to expand the territory open for oil exploration in Alaska's National Petroleum Reserve.

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.

US Adds 12 Oil Rigs This Week
Friday, November 09, 2018 The United States has added rigs four out of the last five weeks.

Croatia Launches Second Onshore License Round
Wednesday, November 07, 2018 Croatia launches its second onshore licensing round.

Eni and Lukoil Form Offshore Mexico JVs
Tuesday, November 06, 2018 Eni and Lukoil have signed a farm-out deal to transfer participating interests in three shallow-water exploration licenses offshore Mexico, Eni reported.

Shell Seeks Land Rig for Caribbean Campaign
Monday, November 05, 2018 Shell is requesting expressions of interest to provide a rig to drill two land wells in Trinidad planned for November 2019.

Israel Launches 2nd Offshore Bid Round
Monday, November 05, 2018 Israel announces the launch of its 2nd offshore bid round.

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

UK Must Increase Cost Effective Drilling Activity
Tuesday, October 30, 2018 The UK offshore oil and gas industry needs to make a concerted effort to increase cost effective drilling activity, according to the OGA.

European Majors Team Up to Explore Algeria Offshore
Monday, October 29, 2018 Eni, Total and Sonatrach sign 2 agreements which include an exclusive partnership for offshore exploration in Algeria.

Important Oil Discovery in Barents Sea
Monday, October 29, 2018 A new oil discovery has been made though the Barents Sea Skruis exploration well, which is located in the Johan Castberg license.

Norway and Russia Sign Seismic Deal
Friday, October 26, 2018 Norway and Russia sign an agreement on mutual rights to seismic acquisition in the Barents Sea.

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.

Exxon Exploration Chief Eyes Africa for Next Elephant Oil Find
Thursday, October 18, 2018 ExxonMobil is targeting western and southern Africa for the world's next big oil bonanza.

Offshore Mozambique Block Goes to Eni
Wednesday, October 17, 2018 Eni has bolstered its presence in Mozambique.

Cuadrilla Starts UK Fracking
Tuesday, October 16, 2018 Cuadrilla starts hydraulic fracturing operations at its UK Preston New Road shale gas exploration site.

New US GOM Seismic Project for TGS and Schlumberger
Friday, October 12, 2018 TGS and Schlumberger announce a new multiclient nodal seismic project in the US Gulf of Mexico (GOM).

Wildcatters Still a Gamble for Investors Despite Oil's Rise
Thursday, October 11, 2018 Even with talk that prices of $100 a barrel could again be in sight, investors are wary before taking the gamble.

11 Tcf Discovery Made in Russia
Thursday, October 11, 2018 PJSC Novatek announces the discovery of a new gas field in the Ob Bay area.

ConocoPhillips Strikes First Oil at New Alaska Site
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 ConocoPhillips Alaska flows its first oil at the Greater Mooses Tooth #1 in Alaska's North Slope.

Upstream Unlocks Another Well in Louisiana
Tuesday, October 09, 2018 Upstream Exploration makes a gas condensate discovery onshore Louisiana.

Saturno Brazil Pre-Salt Acreage Goes to Shell and Chevron
Friday, September 28, 2018 Shell and Chevron own equal stakes in the Saturno block

Drillship to Spud Offshore Namibia Well
Friday, September 28, 2018 The Ocean Rig Poseidon has been mobilized to drill the Prospect S Well in Petroleum Exploration License (PEL) 71 offshore Namibia.

BOEM Sets GOM-wide Lease Sale
Wednesday, September 26, 2018 Lease Sale 252 will offer approximately 14,696 unleased blocks in the GOM Western, Central and Eastern planning areas.

$1B of Investments Expected from Ecuador's Latest Licensing Round
Tuesday, September 25, 2018 Ecuador hopes its latest licensing round, which includes eight onshore blocks, will be the start of something big.

Byron Energy Expands Footprint in Gulf of Mexico
Monday, September 24, 2018 The company has been notified by the BOEM that its bids for three GoM blocks were accepted.

Offshore Namibia Dud Dims Outlook for New Play
Monday, September 24, 2018 Tullow Oil Plc said an exploration well off Namibia was a dud, damping enthusiasm over a frontier area that's attracted renewed interest amid oil's recovery.