Peru's Vizcarra Cancels Tullow's Offshore Oil Contracts
Wed, 23 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
The government of Peruvian President Martin Vizcarra cancels five offshore oil contracts.
Faroe Expects Brasse East Well to be Drilled in 2H 2018
Wed, 23 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Faroe Petroleum expects the Brasse East well to be drilled in the second half of 2018.
Egypt Sets Deadlines For Oil And Gas Exploration Bids
Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Egypt has set October 1 and October 8 deadlines for 2 major international tenders for oil and gas exploration spanning 27 onshore and offshore blocks, the oil ministry says.
Analysts: UK Shale Package Won't Have Tangible Effect on Industry Momentum
Tue, 22 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
The latest regulatory package from the UK government to support domestic shale exploration hasn't won over BMI Research analysts.
Cuadrilla Applies For Injunction Covering Shale Gas Site
Mon, 21 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Cuadrilla Resources files papers in preparation for a hearing for an injunction covering its shale gas exploration operations at Preston New Road, Lancashire.
Echo Energy Announces Gas Discovery Onshore Argentina
Fri, 18 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Echo Energy plc announces a gas discovery at the ELM-1004 exploration well, which is located at the company's Fracción C asset onshore Argentina.
Energy Ministry: Ghana To Award Nine New Oil Blocks Off West Coast
Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Ghana is set to award nine new upstream oil blocks for commercial exploration off its western coast beginning this year.
Rosneft Says South China Sea Drilling Is Within Vietnam Waters
Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Drilling in the South China Sea by Rosneft is within Vietnamese territorial waters, the Russian state oil firm says.
BEIS Issues Backing for UK Shale Gas Industry, Sets Out Support Actions
Thu, 17 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
The Secretary of State for the UK's Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy department issues his backing for the UK's onshore shale gas industry and set out a series of actions to support the sector.
Tortue Field Appraisal Well Hits 98-Feet of Hydrocarbon-Bearing Reservoir
Tue, 15 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
The DTM-3 appraisal well, located at the Tortue field within the Dussafu License offshore Gabon, encounters approximately 98-feet of hydrocarbon-bearing reservoir.
Etinde Appraisal Drilling Campaign Due to Commence Soon
Fri, 11 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Bowleven plc says a 2 well appraisal drilling campaign on Cameroon's Etinde asset is due to commence at the end of May.
Argentina Offshore Auction Attracts Interest From Oil Producers
Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
International oil firms have shown interest in Argentina's auction this year of offshore blocks for exploration and production.
WoodMac: Top Conventional Wells to Watch Out for in 2018
Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
More than 200 senior energy leaders and professionals identify the top conventional wells to watch out for this year in a new exploration survey conducted by Wood Mackenzie.
Norway Launches New Licensing Round In Mature Offshore Oil And Gas Areas
Wed, 09 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Norway will hold a new licensing round for its offshore oil and gas fields in already opened areas.
Savannah Petroleum Spuds New Well in Niger Drilling Campaign
Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Savannah Petroleum plc announces that the 2nd of its 3-well Niger drilling campaign, Amdigh-1, has been spudded.
Morocco Gas Discovery 'Significantly Exceeds' Pre-Drill Estimates
Tue, 08 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
A conventional natural gas discovery at the LMS-1 exploration well on the Lalla Mimouna permit in Morocco has 'significantly exceeded' expectations.
Repsol Asks Vietnam For Compensation After Drilling Project Halted
Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
Repsol is in talks with Vietnam's state oil company and national authorities over compensation for the suspension of an oil drilling project in the South China Sea.
Brazil Energy Council Proposes Sept. 28 For Fifth Pre-Salt Oil Auction
Fri, 04 May 2018 00:00:00 GMT
CNPE has proposed Sept. 28 for a fifth auction of blocks in Brazil's choice pre-salt offshore oil play.