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Lukoil On The Money In Mexico With New Oil Discovery
Wednesday, November 24, 2021Lukoil has made an oil discovery within the Yoti West structure at Block 12 offshore Mexico.

Borr Rig Spins Drill-Bit For Kistos In North Sea
Tuesday, November 23, 2021Kistos has spudded the Q11-B appraisal well off the Netherlands using the Borr Drilling-owned Prospector-1 jack-up drilling rig.

CNOOC Flows First Oil From Lufeng Fields Off China
Tuesday, November 23, 2021CNOOC has begun production from the Lufeng oil fields regional development project located offshore China.

Petrobras Hits The Mark With Exploration Well Off Brazil
Friday, November 19, 2021Petrobras has identified the presence of hydrocarbons in the Santos Basin pre-salt, in a pioneer well in the Aram block.

TotalEnergies Flow Test Increases Chances For Oil Hub Off Suriname
Thursday, November 18, 2021TotalEnergies has completed a flow test at an appraisal well in Block 58 offshore Suriname, confirming an excellent quality black oil reservoir.

SBM Offshore To Build Its Largest FPSO For Exxon
Wednesday, November 17, 2021SBM Offshore has been awarded contracts to perform FEED for an FPSO for the Yellowtail development project offshore Guyana.

Maersk Drilling Rig Set To Work For ONE-Dyas
Wednesday, November 17, 2021Maersk Drilling has won a jack-up rig contract with ONE-Dyas for the drilling of the IJssel and Clover exploration wells in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.

Exxon Taps TechnipFMC For Subsea Work On Stabroek Block Off Guyana
Tuesday, November 16, 2021TechnipFMC has been awarded a ‘large’ contract by ExxonMobil to supply the subsea production system for the Yellowtail development off Guyana.

Saipem Inks Transport And Installation Deals With Chevron, TPAO
Monday, November 15, 2021Saipem has been awarded two new offshore contracts for transportation and installation activities for a total amount of over $600 million.

FAR Starts Drilling Campaign Offshore Gambia
Monday, November 15, 2021FAR Limited has started drilling the Bambo-1 exploration well in Block A2, offshore The Gambia.

No Luck For Exxon On Canje Block, Looking Towards 12-Well Campaign In 2022
Monday, November 01, 2021ExxonMobil has again failed to find commercial hydrocarbons on the Canje Block, offshore Guyana.

Equinor Makes 6th Norwegian Discovery in 2021
Monday, November 01, 2021Equinor found oil in exploration well 6407/1-9 - Egyptian Vulture.

Orcadian Energy Gets FPSO Offers For Pilot Oilfield
Friday, October 29, 2021Orcadian Energy has received three expressions of interest for the provision of an FPSO vessel for the Pilot development in the UK North Sea.

Exxon Liza Unity FPSO Arrives In Guyana
Thursday, October 28, 2021ExxonMobil’s Liza Unity FPSO vessel has arrived at the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana.

Neptune Energy Starts Final Drilling On Fenja Project
Tuesday, October 26, 2021Neptune Energy has begun the drilling of four production wells on the Fenja field in the Norwegian Sea.

Lundin Spins Drill Bit And Finds Only Dust
Monday, October 25, 2021Lundin Energy is wrapping up the drilling of a wildcat well southeast of the Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea after no hydrocarbons were found.

Aker Solutions Scores FEED Gig For Equinor’s Wisting FPSO
Friday, October 22, 2021Aker Solutions has received an LOI for work on Equinor's Wisting field FPSO in the Norwegian Barents Sea.

Shell Starts Production From Arran Gas Field
Thursday, October 21, 2021Shell started production from the Arran gas and condensate field in the UK North Sea, one of the fields linked to the Shearwater hub.

BW Energy Starts Production From Tortue Phase 2 Off Gabon
Wednesday, October 20, 2021BW Energy has started production from the Tortue Phase 2 field development in the Dussafu Marin license offshore Gabon.

Aker BP Set To Drill Lyderhorn East Offshore Well
Monday, October 18, 2021Aker BP has received a drilling permit for an exploration well in the North Sea, offshore Norway.

Maersk Rig Drilling World Record Well Offshore Angola
Friday, October 15, 2021A Maersk drillship will be drilling a new world record well as part of a contract extension from TotalEnergies.

Subsea 7, Schlumberger Get Sakarya Field Gig Offshore Turkey
Friday, October 15, 2021The consortium of Subsea 7 and Schlumberger has been awarded an EPCI contract by Turkish Petroleum for subsea work on the Sakarya field.

Staatsolie Inks 30-Year PSC With Chevron For Offshore Block
Thursday, October 14, 2021Suriname’s Staatsolie has signed a 30-year PSC with oil supermajor Chevron for Block 5 located off the South American country.

OKEA Decides Against Further North Sea Oil Project Development
Wednesday, October 13, 2021OKEA has decided not to develop the Vette discovery further due to the project’s insufficient financial robustness.

Longboat Energy Strikes Oil, Starts Drilling For More
Tuesday, October 12, 2021Longboat Energy has struck oil in a well located in the Norwegian part of the North Sea and started drilling another.

Wood To Support Beach Energy's Trefoil Field Development
Tuesday, October 12, 2021Wood has secured two FEED contracts to support Beach Energy’s Trefoil field development opportunity offshore Australia.

Tailwind Completes Evelyn Development Well In UK North Sea
Monday, October 11, 2021Tailwind Energy has stated that the Evelyn development well has been drilled, completed, and tested on time and budget.

Top Headlines: Analysts Release Latest Oil Price Forecasts and More
Saturday, October 09, 2021Check out some of Rigzone's top stories during the last week.

Lundin Energy Drills North Sea Duster Near Solveig Field
Friday, October 08, 2021Lundin Energy is wrapping up the drilling of a well near the Solveig field in the North Sea after disappointing exploration results.

Exxon Guyana Block Resource Estimate Rises To 10B Barrels
Thursday, October 07, 2021Exxon has increased its estimate of the discovered recoverable resource for the Stabroek Block off Guyana to around 10 billion oil-equivalent barrels after striking oil there one more time.

Neptune Energy Begins Drilling Dugong Tail Exploration Well
Friday, October 01, 2021The Deepsea Yantai rig has started spinning its drill bit on the Dugong Tail well in the North Sea on behalf of Neptune Energy.

Lundin Starts Production From Edvard Grieg Subsea Tie-in
Friday, October 01, 2021Lundin Energy has produced first oil from the Solveig field, a subsea tie-back development to the Edvard Grieg platform in the North Sea.

COSL Drilling Rig Set For North Sea Work With Ithaca
Friday, October 01, 2021COSL Drilling Europe was awarded a contract by Ithaca Energy for work on the Abigail and Captain projects in the North Sea off the UK.

After Five Discoveries TotalEnergies Drills Duster Off Suriname
Thursday, September 30, 2021TotalEnergies has failed to find commercial amounts of hydrocarbons with its latest Suriname offshore well.

CNOOC Makes Large Oil Discovery In Bohai Bay
Thursday, September 30, 2021CNOOC has made what it described as a 'large-sized discovery' on the Kenli 10-2 oilfield in Bohai Bay.

Lukoil Teams Up With BP In Caspian Sea Exploration Project
Wednesday, September 29, 2021Lukoil entered BP’s SWAP exploration project located in the Caspian Sea offshore Azerbaijan.

Jadestone Brings One More Montara Well Online
Tuesday, September 28, 2021Jadestone Energy has started production from the Montara H6 well after a tie-in into the Montara field facilities offshore Australia.

DNO Makes Small North Sea Oil Find. Another Well Comes Up Dry
Tuesday, September 28, 2021DNO has made a small oil discovery on the Gomez prospect in one of its operated licenses in the North Sea.

Eni Starts-Up Second Project Offshore Angola In 2021
Monday, September 27, 2021Eni has started production from the Cabaça North development project in deep waters offshore Angola using its Armada Olombendo FPSO.

3Q Oil and Gas Discovery Roundup
Sunday, September 26, 2021Here is a roundup of some of the biggest oil and gas discoveries announced during the third quarter of 2021.

CNOOC Flows First Oil From Bozhong 19-4 Oilfield
Friday, September 24, 2021CNOOC Limited starts production from Bozhong 19-4 oilfield comprehensive adjustment project.

Equinor Spins Drill Bit At Egyptian Vulture Well
Thursday, September 23, 2021Norwegian oil and gas major Equinor has spudded the Egyptian Vulture exploration well in the Norwegian Sea.

Carnarvon To Drill Bufallo-10 Well In Early November
Thursday, September 23, 2021Carnarvon Petroleum set to spud the Buffalo-10 well in the Timor Sea in early November.

Rockhopper To Go Ahead With Sea Lion Project Despite Harbour Exit
Thursday, September 23, 2021Harbour Energy has made a decision to exit the Sea Lion oil field development in the Falkland Islands.

Tower Resources Moving Forward With Thali Block Farm-Out
Wednesday, September 22, 2021Tower Resources has submitted documentation for the farm-out of a share in the Thali offshore block in Cameroon for approval.

BP Starts-Up Matapal Project Off Trinidad And Tobago
Tuesday, September 21, 2021Supermajor BP has produced first gas from its Matapal project located offshore Trinidad and Tobago.

Empyrean Hires COSL Rig For Jade Drilling Off China
Thursday, September 09, 2021Empyrean Energy hires COSL to drill the Jade prospect exploration well offshore China.

Exxon Makes 20th Starboek Discovery. Liza Unity FPSO Delivered.
Thursday, September 09, 2021ExxonMobil makes 20th discovery in the Starbroek block offshore Guyana. Keppel delivers FPSO for the second phase of the Liza development.

Significant Onshore Australia Gas Discovery Made
Wednesday, September 08, 2021Mineral Resources Limited revealed that recent drilling activity led to a 'significant' gas discovery at the Lockyer Deep 1 project in the onshore Perth Basin, Australia.

Western Gas Partners Up To Drill Sasanof-1 Well Off Australia
Wednesday, September 08, 2021Western Gas partners up to fund part of the drilling costs for the Sasanof-1 exploration well offshore Australia.