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ExxonMobil, OMV Petrom Start Domino-2 Drilling in Black Sea

ExxonMobil, OMV Petrom Start Domino-2 Drilling in Black Sea

ExxonMobil Exploration and Production Romania Limited, an affiliate of Exxon Mobil Corporation, and OMV Petrom S.A. (OMV Petrom) announced the start of drilling at the Domino-2 well in the deepwater sector of the Neptun Block offshore Romania in the Black Sea. Data collected during the drilling program will be used to assess the size and […]

N’Goma FPSO Ready to Sail Away

N’Goma FPSO Ready to Sail Away

The N’Goma FPSO is ready to sail away  to the offshore site block 15/06 in Angola, following the naming ceremony held yesterday at Port Amboim. It will then commence mooring and hook-up operations. Eni and its partners have met a key milestone towards the achievement of the first oil of West Hub Development Project, scheduled […]

BOEM to Offer 21 Mln Acres in GoM for Oil and Gas Development

BOEM to Offer 21 Mln Acres in GoM for Oil and Gas Development

As part of President Obama’s all-of-the-above energy strategy to continue to expand safe and responsible domestic energy production, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank announced that the bureau will offer more than 21 million acres offshore Texas for oil and gas exploration and development in a lease sale that will include […]

POSH MOGAMI Barge Sinks Offshore Batam

POSH MOGAMI Barge Sinks Offshore Batam

The Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore (MPA) received a report that a Singapore-registered barge POSH MOGAMI sank 2 nautical miles northeast of Sekupang, Batam, on Friday (18 July) night. There were nine persons on board the barge when the incident happened. It was reported that the semi-submersible barge was carrying out submerging trials at […]

Det norske About to Complete Gohta-2 Appraisal Well

Det norske About to Complete Gohta-2 Appraisal Well

Det norske oljeselskap ASA announces that the Gohta-2 appraisal well in PL492 is about to be completed. The well confirmed presence of oil and gas and two production tests were undertaken. The test of the gas zone was successful, whereas the test in the oil zone was inconclusive. The appraisal well 7120/1-4S was drilled from […]

No Oil for Tullow in Lupus Well

No Oil for Tullow in Lupus Well

Ithaca Energy Inc. announces that the Tullow Oil Norge AS (“Tullow”) operated exploration well 31/10-1 on the “Lupus” prospect in licence PL507 in the Norwegian North Sea did not encounter hydrocarbons. Tullow is currently finishing drilling of exploration well 31/10-1.  The well is located approximately 35 kilometres southeast of the Oseberg Sør Field in the […]

Salamander Sells 40 Pct Stake in Bualuang to SONA

Salamander Sells 40 Pct Stake in Bualuang to SONA

Further to the Heads of Agreement announced on 5 June 2014, Salamander announces that a definitive Share Sale and Purchase Agreement has now been signed with SONA Petroleum Berhard (“SONA”) to dispose of an effective 40% working interest in the B8/38 concession containing the Bualuang oil field and the surrounding G4/50 concession, both located in […]

Tullow Buys Interest in Cooper Block, Plans to Carry Out Enlarged 3D Seismic Program

Tullow Buys Interest in Cooper Block, Plans to Carry Out Enlarged 3D Seismic Program

Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas Ltd. announces that it has executed a Farm-out agreement with Tullow Kudu Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Tullow Oil plc., pursuant to which Tullow has agreed to acquire up to a 40% working interest in Block 2012A, situated in the Walvis Basin, offshore Namibia (the “Cooper Block”). This Farm-In, […]

CLP Power Gets Nod to Install Two Submarine Cables Off Hong Kong

CLP Power Gets Nod to Install Two Submarine Cables Off Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Government proposes to allow CLP Power Hong Kong Limited (CLP Power) to install two submarine cables of about 880 metres in length and 150 millimetres in diameter within an area of approximately 1.58 hectares of foreshore and seabed from Liu Ko Ngam to Pak Sha Tau Tsui at Kat O. Currently, there […]

Costa Concordia Emerges 4 Meters from Water

Costa Concordia Emerges 4 Meters from Water

With the lowering of the starboard sponson S12, yesterday evening, the Concordia has emerged of an additional meter reaching an average refloating of 4 meters. Divers have worked all night to complete the connection of the chain related to sponson S18. At the moment, the Remote Operation Center team are lowering this sponson in his […]







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