Oil major Shell will farm into a pair of UK North Sea licences currently held by Egdon Resources.
Santos said it has signed an agreement to farm-in for a 20% interest in a licence in Papua New Guinea.
Europa Oil & Gas today said a trio of offshore finds will add 895 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe) to its portfolio.
Pilot Energy said the West Australian Department of Mines and Petroleum has approved the transfer of title and operatorship to the company for two exploration permits.
Norwegian operator Statoil has made its first into South Africa after striking a deal with ExxonMobil Exploration and Production. The company has completed a farm-in transaction to acquire a share in the Tugela South Exploration Right. Statoil said the move represented access into a “frontier basin”.