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.
Law makers in the Philippines are seeking to refocus the Philippine National Oil Company’s (PNOC’s) investment mandate towards exploration and production ventures. The move is part of an effort to revive the Southeast Asian nation’s ailing upstream sector and attract new investment as its energy security situation continues to deteriorate.
Profits dropped more than 70% for engineering services giant Worley during the first half of its 2021 financial year.
China Oilfield Services Limited (COSL) is expected to have another solid year in 2021 as offshore capital spending is set to surge to record levels in China.
CNOOC, China’s third-biggest oil company, aims to raise its capital spending this year to between 90 billion and 100 billion yuan ($15 billion), the highest level since 2014, bucking the industry trend.
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.
China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC) has awarded a two-year North Sea contract to engineering services firm Worley.
More than a dozen workers are in quarantine after a crew member on the Premier Oil Balmoral platform tested positive for Covid-19.
North Sea operator CNOOC is working to tackle a Covid outbreak on board its Scott platform.
China’s biggest offshore driller is being targeted in the final days of President Donald Trump’s administration for its activity in the South China Sea.
Chinese oil majors may be next in line for delisting in the US after the New York Stock Exchange said last week it would remove the Asian nation’s three biggest telecom companies.
Westwood Global Energy reports that as of December 28 there was one exploration well and one appraisal well active in the UK.
North Sea giant Chrysaor will adopt the name of its backer once it completes the reverse takeover of Premier Oil early next year.
Guyana is the world’s most exciting frontier oil and gas exploration area. There’s a lot of oil, it’s good quality and it’s relatively cheap to produce. It has attracted a host of major players, including Hess, CNOOC, Total, Repsol, Qatar Petroleum, Tullow and, above all, ExxonMobil.
The achievements of the UK oil and gas industry’s leading lights were celebrated in a virtual awards ceremony last night.
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 Pentagon added CNOOC among four more Chinese companies to a list of firms it says are owned or controlled by China’s military, exposing them to increased scrutiny and potential sanctions by the US.
CNOOC, China’s third-biggest oil company faces a US blacklist, which could spur major outflows from its Hong Kong-listed unit, after years of involvement in offshore drilling in disputed South China Sea waters.
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.
China’s oil giants China National Petroleum Corp. and CNOOC Ltd. are considering acquiring Exxon Mobil Corp.’s remaining stake in an oilfield in Iraq, which could fetch at least $500 million, according to people familiar with the matter.
Parkmead Group, of Aberdeen, has widened its search for a host facility for its Greater Perth Area (GPA) project in the central North Sea.
A pilot test of a pioneering microbial technology has delivered a production increase of more than 25,000 barrels at a UK North Sea oilfield.
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.
Canada’s Suncor Energy Inc. is exploring the sale of a handful of oil and gas fields in the North Sea, according to people with knowledge of the matter.