Shell and partner Deltic Energy have confirmed plans to drill the “high-impact” Pensacola prospect in the UK southern North Sea.
Neptune Energy will use Borr Drilling’s new Prospector 1 rig for a range of jobs offshore Netherlands and UK as part of a $21.4 million contract.
Maersk Drilling has clinched a $4.5 million contract with Petrogas E&P Netherlands to provide the Maersk Resolute rig for a one-well job.
Westwood Global Energy reports that as of February 24 there was one exploration well and one appraisal well active in the UK, with no change since the end of December.
A new alliance has been formed giving North Sea oil firms a quicker and cheaper means of developing their fields using platforms owned by Repsol Sinopec Resources UK (RSRUK).
Westwood Global Energy reports that as of 1 February there was one exploration well and one appraisal well active in the UK, with no change since the last report.
The Tawke licence in Kurdistan produced 110,300 barrels per day in 2020, DNO has reported, down from 124,000 bpd in 2019.
Spirit Energy will drill a new well in a bid to deliver more than 4.2 million additional barrels of oil equivalent from a southern North Sea field.
An oil and gas market researcher has highlighted a UK North Sea exploration well expected to be drilled this year by Shell as “one to watch”.
Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) boss said 2021 would be a breakthrough year for the firm as it heads towards first production and maiden revenues.
Westwood Global Energy reports that as of December 28 there was one exploration well and one appraisal well active in the UK.
Energean has closed its acquisition of Edison Exploration & Production from Edison for a total of $203 million.
Norwegian energy giant Equinor is on the lookout for a farm-in partner for a UK central North Sea prospect.
Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) said two discoveries it picked up in the 32nd licensing round show “good synergies” with its core portfolio in the southern North Sea.
Exploration and production firm CNOOC has turned to an online resource managed by the UK oil sector’s regulator for help unlocking a North Sea project which is at risk of being left “stranded”.
Westwood Global Energy reports that as of December 2 there was one exploration well active in the UK. So far in 2020, four exploration wells have completed. At the time of writing, the first appraisal well of the year was preparing to spud.
The West of Shetland oil and gas (WoS) basin has long been held aloft as the UK’s last great hope for indigenous oil and gas production growth.
Neptune Energy fell to a loss in the third-quarter as its figures came under pressure from lower oil and gas prices and “operational issues” in Norway and Algeria.
Energy giant Shell and offshore robotic ship operator Ocean Infinity have made a pact to execute multiclient "seep hunter" projects together.
Ithaca Energy, of Aberdeen, has taken a step toward developing a field in the central North Sea.
Independent exploration and production (E&P) firms that fail to adjust to the energy transition face extinction before 2050, an analyst said today.
Westwood Global Energy reports that as of October 28 there was one exploration well active in the UK. So far in 2020, four exploration wells have completed. There has been no appraisal drilling to date this year.
Zennor Petroleum’s boss has said the private-equity-backed oil and gas company is “sitting comfortably” in spite of the Covid-19 pandemic and commodity price drop.