Westwood Global Energy reports that as of June 28 there were two appraisal wells active in the UK. Completions to date in 2021 are one appraisal well at 22/26d-3 Glengorm South and two exploration wells at 22/6c-B4Z Bacchus South and 16/2a-6 Tiger Lily.
A Banchory man whose fingerprints are on several major North Sea projects has been hired by Global Engineering and Construction (E&C) to bolster the Granite City firm’s growth plans.
Despite China harassing Malaysia’s offshore gas developments last month, Malaysian national oil company (NOC) Petronas and state-backed China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) yesterday signed a liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply deal estimated to be worth $7 billion over ten years.
CNOOC has hit a key milestone ahead of first production from phase 2 of the huge Buzzard oilfield in the North Sea.
Shell has failed to generate any significant interest in the sales process for its share of the giant Abadi LNG project one year after the Indonesian government announced the Anglo-Dutch supermajor’s intention to divest.
Qatar Petroleum is set to supply another 1 million tonnes per year (t/y) of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to China after signing a 10-year contract with Shell. The deal brings Qatari LNG supplies to China under long-term deals to 12 million t/y.
China’s CNOOC Ltd today said that the country’s “first offshore large-sized independent deep-water gas field” named Lingshui 17-2 has started production. The development, which CNOOC claims includes the world’s first 100,000 ton semi-submersible platform, underscores the advancement of China’s deep-water technical knowhow.
A drilling campaign has boosted production at CNOOC International’s Golden Eagle field in the UK North Sea.
ExxonMobil today said it made a discovery at Longtail-3 in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana.
Westwood Global Energy reports that as of June 1 there was one appraisal well active in the UK.
The Energy Institute (EI) Aberdeen Young Professionals Network (YPN), a networking group which develops the skills and energy sector knowledge of those in the early stages of their careers, is celebrating its 10-year anniversary in May.
Chinese firm CNOOC is preparing to drill the second of two appraisal wells on its Glengorm field in the UK North Sea.
North Sea oil and gas operators have helped to develop a new platform for streamlining the tendering process.
CNOOC has teased plans to electrify its North Sea platforms through floating wind and “build a new energy business” in the UK.
A global financial institution has forecasted that Guyana’s economy will be among the frontrunners for growth this year.
A raft of North Sea decommissioning contracts are on the way from operators including Harbour Energy, Eni, CNOOC, Taqa and more.
CNOOC, China’s third-biggest oil company, has signaled its interest to become a partner in Qatar’s $29 billion North Field liquefied natural gas (LNG) expansion project, that will be the world’s largest.
The Glengorm gas discovery, hailed as the biggest in the UK North Sea for more than a decade, could still turn out to be a major find despite suffering a setback, an analyst has said.
The first appraisal well on the Glengorm gas field in the UK central North Sea has found "no commercial hydrocarbons", a project partner said today.
CNOOC, China’s third-largest oil company, confirmed it has extinguished a fire at a platform on its Penglai fields in northeast China. The fire is expected to cut crude output at the Penglai 19-3 field by around 600,000 barrels this year.
Three crew members are missing following a well blowout and fire at an oil production platform in the Bohai Sea in northeastern China earlier this week that stopped operations at one of the country’s largest oil fields.
Australia-headquartered Finder Energy has been awarded a new licence in the UK North Sea.
Westwood Global Energy reports that as of March 31 there was one exploration well and one appraisal well active in the UK, with no change since the end of December.
PetroChina, China’s biggest oil company, plans a 239 billion yuan ($37 billion) capital spend this year, making it the world’s top spending oil firm in 2021, beating the likes of Saudi Aramco and ExxonMobil.
CNOOC, China’s third largest oil company, is expected to start production at Lingshui 17-2, a large deep-water natural gas field in the South China Sea, during the first half of 2021.