Exploration

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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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June 02, 2022
Shell Plc won official consent to develop the Jackdaw natural gas field in the UK’s North Sea, eight months after the country’s regulator blocked the project on environmental concerns.
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June 02, 2022
African hydrocarbon producing countries are increasing oil and gas licensing rounds to be able to stabilize supply of hydrocarbons in years to come to meet growing energy demand as output in legacy projects declines.
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June 01, 2022
This achievement further establishes the company as a strategic player in the international energy sector and marks a 22% increase in production from 2021.
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June 01, 2022
Tullow Oil Plc agreed to acquire Capricorn Energy Plc in an all-share deal combining resources in Africa and opening up opportunities for expansion across the continent.
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May 31, 2022
CSA Ocean Sciences Inc. announced the conclusion of an Environmental Assessment Program for a major offshore energy operator in Block 58, a 5,841 km2 area approximately 115 km (71 mi) offshore north Suriname in South America.
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May 24, 2022
With six blocks under exploration and another licensing round underway, The Gambia is following on the heels of both Senegal and Mauritania as the MSGBC region embraces the boom of a revitalized oil and gas industry.
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May 2022
Exploration has been occurring ever since the first family of upright humans asked “what’s over there,” deciding to move to greener ground.
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May 16, 2022
Expensive offshore exploration setbacks for international oil majors including Shell Plc and Exxon Mobil Corp. are throwing cold water on their plans to turn Brazil into a profit center.
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