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North Sea Decom Over Next Decade To Cost Around £20Bn
Thursday, December 01, 2022Decommissioning of North Sea oil and gas installations in the next decade will cost around £20 billion, Offshore Energies UK claims.

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.

BP Starts Production From Cassia C Platform Off Trinidad
Tuesday, November 29, 2022BP's subsidiary BP Trinidad and Tobago has confirmed that its Cassia C development has safely delivered first gas.

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.

DeepOcean Wins $200 Million In Subsea Deals
Monday, November 28, 2022DeepOcean has been awarded substantial contracts from Equinor, ConocoPhillips, and BP worth over $200 million.

IOG Restarts Saturn Banks Phase 1 Production
Monday, November 28, 2022IOG has resumed production at the Saturn Banks 1 assets following the completion of shutdown activities.

Aquadrill Finds Work For Capella Drillship In Indonesia
Friday, November 25, 2022Aquadrill and a Vantage subsidiary have agreed to provide a 6th generation drillship for operations in Indonesia.

Perenco Hires Valaris Rig For Southern North Sea Drilling Campaign
Friday, November 25, 2022Perenco UK has secured the services of the Valaris 247 jack-up rig for the Southern North Sea drilling campaign.

Valaris Drillship Gets $136MM Deal For Work Off Egypt
Thursday, November 24, 2022Valaris has won a new deal for one of its drillships with supermajor BP for drilling operations offshore Egypt.

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.

Mozambique President Inaugurates Coral Sul FLNG Installation
Wednesday, November 23, 2022The President of Mozambique has inaugurated Eni's Coral-Sul FLNG installation located in the ultra-deep waters of the Rovuma basin.

Coro Energy Resumes Bezzecca Gas Production At Stable Rates
Wednesday, November 23, 2022Coro Energy has stabilized production rates from the Bezzecca gas field in Italy, following constrained resumption earlier in the month.

OneSubsea Scores Contract for BP Cypre Gas Project
Wednesday, November 23, 2022SLB noted that its OneSubsea business and Subsea Integration Alliance secured a large job for BP offshore Trinidad & Tobago.

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.

CNOOC Starts Production From First 3M Gas Field
Friday, November 18, 2022CNOOC has announced that the MDA Gas Field, the largest gas field within the 3M Project in Indonesia, has started production.

Coretrax Eliminates Need For Casing String Replacement
Thursday, November 17, 2022Coretrax has delivered a casing integrity solution for a major North Sea operator, eliminating the need for a casing string to be replaced.

Emerson Inks 5-Year Deal To Support Martin Linge Platform
Thursday, November 17, 2022Emerson has signed a five-year contract to provide operational support services to Equinor's Martin Linge platform in the Norwegian North Sea.

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.

Saipem Inks Drilling Deals Worth $800 Million
Wednesday, November 16, 2022Saipem has been awarded new offshore drilling contracts, three in the Middle East and two in West Africa, for a total amount of around $800 million.

Iran Boosting Production With 35 Wells At World's Largest Field
Wednesday, November 16, 2022Pars Oil and Gas Company is planning to spud 35 new wells in the supergiant South Pars gas field to enhance and maintain gas production in the field.

North Sea Can Fuel UK For 30 Years, But More Investment Is Needed
Tuesday, November 15, 2022The waters off the coast of the UK still contain oil and gas reserves enough to fuel the UK for 30 years, but more investment in exploration is needed.

APA Corporation Cuts Flaring In Egypt By 40 Percent
Tuesday, November 15, 2022APA Corporation has hit an ESG milestone by reducing upstream routine flaring across Egypt operations by 40 percent.

Shell Joins Kongsberg 3D Printing Subsea Repair Project
Monday, November 14, 2022Oil supermajor Shell has joined Kongsberg Ferrotech's project to use advanced 3D printing technologies in situ to repair underwater assets.

IOG Agrees Southwark A1 Well Resumption Plan
Monday, November 14, 2022IOG has continued its operations at the Saturn Banks Phase 1 project, agreeing Southwark A1 well resumption plan and progressing A2 well towards first gas.

ConocoPhillips and CNOOC Kick Off Penglai OWF Pilot
Monday, November 14, 2022ConocoPhillips China, together with CNOOC, began the Penglai offshore windfarm pilot project.

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.

Semco Scores Deal For Work On TotalEnergies Assets Off Denmark
Friday, November 11, 2022TotalEnergies has awarded Semco Maritime a contract for the provision of manpower and construction service on offshore assets in the Danish part of the North Sea.

Eni Starts Up Production From Oil Field Onshore Algeria
Wednesday, November 09, 2022Eni announces the start-up of an oil field in the Zemlet el Arbi concession in the Berkine North Basin onshore Algeria.

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.

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.

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.

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

ExxonMobil Hires Maersk Supply Service SSV For Guyana Job
Monday, November 07, 2022ExxonMobil has hired Maersk Nomad on a 1-year deal for its activities offshore Guyana.

Aker Solutions, Petrobras Ink Deal For Subsea Equipment
Monday, November 07, 2022Aker Solutions has been awarded a deal from Petrobras to provide subsea equipment for oil and gas fields operated by the company offshore Brazil.

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.

ADNOC Signs 25 Deals Worth Over $9.5 Billion
Friday, November 04, 2022Abu Dhabi National Oil Company has signed agreements with 25 companies potentially worth over $9.5 billion.

NSTA Boosts Use Of innovative Tech On UK Continental Shelf
Thursday, November 03, 2022The North Sea Transition Authority and an online platform have partnered to encourage the innovative use of technology across the UKCS.

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.

Sonadrill Drillship Scores 12-Well Deal On $402,500 Dayrate
Thursday, November 03, 2022Sonadrill has secured a 12-well extension in Angola for one of its drillships on a $402,500 dayrate.

Petrofac Workers Taking Industrial Action Over Pay Dispute
Thursday, November 03, 2022UK worker's union Unite has served notice on Petrofac for members on the Repsol offshore platforms and terminal for industrial action.

Kongsberg Unveils New Drilling And Well Ops Optimization App
Wednesday, November 02, 2022Kongsberg Digital has launches a new application that enables real-time KPI tracking on drilling and well operations.

ADNOC Hands Out $4 Billion Worth Of Drilling Deals
Wednesday, November 02, 2022ADNOC has awarded three framework agreements valued at $4 billion for integrated drilling fluids services.

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.

DeepOcean Charters Simon Mokster Shipping MPSV Stril Server
Thursday, October 27, 2022DeepOcean has signed a two-year time charter deal with Simon Mokster Shipping for its multi-purpose support vessel.

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.

Equinor Persisting With Wisting Development Plan
Tuesday, October 25, 2022Equinor has issued a complementary assessment of the Wisting development plan and put it up for additional public consultation.

Schlumberger Becomes SLB, Looks Towards Lower-Carbon Future
Monday, October 24, 2022Schlumberger has decided to change its name, color scheme, and logo to underscore its ambitions for a lower-carbon future.

ExxonMobil Hires DOF Subsea Vessels For Work Off Guyana
Monday, October 24, 2022DOF Subsea has won a three-year contract for two multipurpose support construction vessels with ExxonMobil's subsidiary in Guyana.

Commodity Prices Rise Brings Drilling Boom To Alberta
Sunday, October 23, 2022Alberta's oil and gas producers have drilled more wells this year than they did in all of 2021 as companies try to take advantage of surging prices.