Exploration

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August 08, 2022
Britain needs to keep developing new oil and gas fields in the North Sea even as it rolls out major offshore wind and carbon capture and storage projects across the country, according Shell’s UK head of upstream.
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August 05, 2022
Offshore Energies UK has given its backing to plans by Equinor and its partners to progress a major oil and gas field on the UK continental shelf.
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August 05, 2022
The Rosebank oil and gas project could lead to an investment of £4.1 billion ($5 billion) in the UK and create more than a thousand jobs if it goes ahead, according to Equinor ASA.
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July 29, 2022
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced a second discovery of natural gas resources in the first exploration well in Abu Dhabi’s Offshore Block 2 Exploration Concession, operated by Eni.
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July 28, 2022
Aquaterra Energy has been awarded a high-pressure high temperature subsea riser contract with oil and gas operator, Umid Babek Operating Company (UBOC), for the exploration of its HP well on the Babek project in Azerbaijan.
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July 28, 2022
Neptune Energy has begun drilling on the Ofelia exploration well in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, the company announced.
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July 22, 2022
Schlumberger said annual sales will rise the most in 11 years as concern over inadequate energy supplies outweighs recessionary fears among major oil explorers.
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July 20, 2022
NOIA President Erik Milito said restoring U.S. energy security must include the resumption of domestic offshore oil and gas leasing, which did not happen with Biden’s Wednesday announcement of Executive Actions on Climate to Address Extreme Heat and Boost Offshore Wind.
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July 2022
Pay-to-play time is likely nigh in Guyana, as the tiny nation appears poised to flex the economic muscle that comes with the rapid ascension from an obscure extra to a starring role on the world petroleum stage.
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July 2022
After improving considerably during first-quarter 2022, E&P activity in the southwestern U.S. grew further in the second quarter, hitting its highest level in the Dallas Fed survey’s six-year history. However, cost escalations and supply chain issues are major problems.
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July 2022
In the category of not throwing rocks, while SEG and AAPG waived formally merging, the two societies are, for the first time, in their respective histories co-sponsoring their annual conventions/conferences during the same week, at the same facility, in Houston this fall.
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July 13, 2022
Mubadala Petroleum announced that the drilling of the Timpan-1 exploration well offshore North Sumatra, Indonesia, has been completed with the discovery of a 390-foot gas column.
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July 11, 2022
Waldorf Production Limited and Shorelight Partners announced the signing of a sale and purchase agreement for the acquisition of the entire share capital of Alpha Petroleum Resources Limited, an upstream oil and gas company focusing on the UK North Sea, by Waldorf.
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July 01, 2022
Through the agreement, Longboat farmed-in to two near-term, gas weighted exploration prospects on the Norwegian Continental Shelf targeting combined gross unrisked mean prospective resources of 223 MMboe.
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June 28, 2022
Canadian-based oil and gas exploration company, Eco Atlantic, through its subsidiary Azinam Limited, signed a farmout agreement for the acquisition of an additional 6.25% participating interest in Block 3B/4B offshore South Africa.
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June 2022
Seismic data can provide useful information for prospect identification and reservoir characterization. Combining seismic attributes helps identify different patterns, thus improving geological characterization. Machine learning applied to seismic interpretation is very useful in assisting with data classification limitations.
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June 2022
In an exclusive interview, Energy NL’s Charlene Johnson talks about the fortunate turn of events that has transformed the outlook for East Canada’s offshore activity.
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June 22, 2022
Eco Atlantic plans to spud the Gazania-1 well, 25 km (15 mi) offshore the Northern Cape in South Africa in September.
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June 22, 2022
Aimed at unlocking the geological capacity of the complex, a conventional oil development located in deep water in Equatorial Guinea comprising five producing oilfields, the upgrade will convert 15 gas lift wells to electrical submersible pumps.
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June 21, 2022
TotalEnergies SE in February said it had made a “significant” oil discovery off the coast of Namibia, three weeks after Shell Plc announced a find off the southwest African nation.
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June 03, 2022
Shell Australia and its joint venture partner, SGH Energy, have taken a final investment decision to approve the development of the Crux natural gas field, off the coast of Western Australia.
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