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Erin spuds Oyo-9 well offshore Nigeria

Erin spuds Oyo-9 well offshore Nigeria

August 15, 2017 No Comments

Erin Energy Corporation (“Erin Energy” or the “Company”) (NYSE MKT:ERN) (JSE:ERN) announced it has commenced drilling of the Oyo-9 well (Oyo-9). Oyo-9 is being drilled with the Pacific Bora sixth-generation drilling rig on the Oyo field offshore Nigeria. The well is expected to take approximately 62 days to drill and complete. The tie-in of the […]

Topaz Energy and Marine Awarded $100 million Dragon Oil Contract

Topaz Energy and Marine Awarded $100 million Dragon Oil Contract

August 9, 2017 No Comments

Topaz Energy and Marine (“Topaz”), a leading offshore support vessel (“OSV”) company, announced a new $100 million contract with Dragon Oil, the upstream oil and gas subsidiary of Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) whose principal asset is the Cheleken Contract Area, in the eastern section of the Caspian Sea, offshore Turkmenistan. Under the terms of […]

Cairn announce results SNE North-1 exploration well offshore Senegal

Cairn announce results SNE North-1 exploration well offshore Senegal

August 7, 2017 No Comments

The well encountered oil and gas in the primary objective and oil in the deeper secondary objective, in a separate accumulation to the SNE field. Further work is being undertaken to establish the potential commerciality of this discovery and to integrate the results with the block wide data gathered to date. The well result has […]

DNV GL carries out its first offshore drone survey

DNV GL carries out its first offshore drone survey

August 4, 2017 No Comments

DNV GL surveyors have carried out the classification society’s first offshore drone survey on the semisubmersible vessel Safe Scandinavia in the North Sea. This 25,383 GT tender support vessel (TSV) is owned and operated by Prosafe, supporting Statoil’s drilling operations off the coast of Norway. Using camera-equipped drones, DNV GL’s drone pilots checked the TSV’s […]

ExxonMobil Announces Successful Payara-2 Well Offshore Guyana

ExxonMobil Announces Successful Payara-2 Well Offshore Guyana

July 25, 2017 No Comments

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) announced it has discovered additional oil in the Payara reservoir offshore Guyana, increasing the total Payara discovery to approximately 500 million oil-equivalent barrels. These positive well results increase the estimated gross recoverable resource for the Stabroek Block to between 2.25 billion oil-equivalent barrels and 2.75 billion oil-equivalent barrels. The well was […]

Global Petroleum Issues Quarterly Update

Global Petroleum Issues Quarterly Update

July 25, 2017 No Comments

The Board of Global Petroleum Limited (“Global” or “Company”) presents its Quarterly Report for the period ending 30 June 2017. Summary • The Company’s Petroleum Exploration Licence covering two Blocks, 1910B and 2010A in the Walvis Basin offshore Namibia, was extended in December 2015 into Phase 2, which is for a duration of 24 months […]

WorleyParsons awarded Contract in Saudi Arabia

WorleyParsons awarded Contract in Saudi Arabia

July 19, 2017 No Comments

WorleyParsons has been awarded the project management and front end engineering and design (FEED) services for the offshore oil and gas facilities portion and the onshore upstream and downstream pipelines portion of Saudi Aramco’s Marjan Oil Field Development Program. Under the agreement, WorleyParsons will provide project management and FEED services. The services will be executed […]

Premier Oil Announce new oil discovery offshore Mexico

Premier Oil Announce new oil discovery offshore Mexico

July 14, 2017 No Comments

Premier, together with its joint venture partners Talos Energy (Operator) and Sierra Oil & Gas, announced that the Zama-1 exploration well in Block 7, offshore Mexico, has made a world class oil discovery. The Zama-1 well is the first offshore exploration well drilled by the private sector in Mexico’s history. Premier holds a 25 per […]

GeoSea acquires A2SEA

GeoSea acquires A2SEA

July 7, 2017 No Comments

DONG Energy and Siemens signed an agreement with Belgian GeoSea stating that GeoSea will acquire the full ownership of A2SEA. A2SEA will continue to operate out of Denmark with offshore wind turbine service and installation. DONG Energy and Siemens have been owners of A2SEA since 2009 when both companies needed to consolidate their position in […]

Hyperdynamics and SAPETRO Provide Operations Update

Hyperdynamics and SAPETRO Provide Operations Update

June 29, 2017 No Comments

Hyperdynamics Corporation (OTCQX: HDYN) (“the Company”) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, SCS Corporation Ltd. (“SCS”), and South Atlantic Petroleum (“SAPETRO”) are proceeding with the preparation to spud the Fatala-1 well. The key events include: The Pacific Scirocco drillship has been re-fueled and is returning to Guinea with an estimated time of arrival (ETA) of […]

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