Pharaonic adds offshore Egypt gas producer

Pharaonic Petroleum Co. has drilled a new gas production well in its Mediterranean concession offshore Egypt.  More »

Schedule fixed for frontier well offshore Ireland

ExxonMobil and its partners have agreed to a forward program for Frontier Exploration License (FEL) 3/04 offshore western Ireland.  More »

KGOC brings in Technip for Saudi/Kuwait pipeline

Kuwait Gulf Oil Co. (KGOC) has contracted Technip for engineering, procurement, construction, and commissioning assistance for the Gas and Condensate Export System project.  More »

Novel fracturing technique for Clipper South offshore development wells

RWE Dea UK says development drilling has started on the Clipper South gas field in the UK southern North Sea.  More »

Oman offshore field development enters new drilling phase

DNO says a new phase of development drilling is under way on the Bukha field offshore Oman.  More »

Forum calls for improved Middle East oil pipeline routes

A paper from Rice University’s Baker Institute for Public Policy recommends improvements to the pipelines crossing the Arabian Peninsula.  More »

Nexen delivers two UK North Sea offshore development tiebacks

Nexen says its UK central North Sea Blackbird production came onstream seven weeks ahead of schedule in November as a tieback to the Ettrick field FPSO.  More »

Oil production building at offshore Equatorial Guinea field

Oil production from the Aseng field off Equatorial Guinea is currently more than 50,000 b/d, according to partner PA Resources.  More »

BC-10 deepwater oil field offshore Brazil to get life-of-field seismic monitoring

OYO Geospace has contracted to supply $14.9 million in deepwater seabed seismic reservoir monitoring for the BC-10 field offshore Brazil.  More »

Hyperdynamics Guinea offshore drilling finds non-commercial oil

Hyperdynamics Corp.’s Sabu-1 exploration well offshore Conakry, Guinea, encountered non-commercial oil shows.  More »

Helix to build semisubmersible well intervention vessel

Helix Energy Solutions Group Inc. (NYSE: HLX) will proceed with a newbuild semisubmersible well intervention vessel.  More »

TGS begins 3D multi-client seismic survey offshore Australia

TGS has begun acquisition of a 3D multi-client survey offshore Australia in the Outer Exmouth Plateau area.  More »

Technip to do subsea tieback offshore Western Australia for Woodside

Woodside Energy Ltd. (WPL:AU/WOPEY:US) has contracted Technip to install a pipeline for the Greater Western Flank Phase 1 130 km (81 mi) northwest of Karratha, Western Australia.


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Eni has new deepwater gas discovery offshore Mozambique

Eni has a new natural gas discovery at Manba North 1 offshore Mozambique in Area 4.  More »

NOIA president responds to interior budget request

National Ocean Industries Association President Randall Luthi has issued a statement on the Obama administration’s budget request for the Department of the Interior.    

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