Turkey’s president has issued a warning to Greece, Cyprus and international companies exploring for gas in the eastern Mediterranean not to “step out of line” and encroach on Turkish rights.
The United Kingdom Onshore Operators Group (UKOOG) has recruited its first chief executive as part of a plan to reflect the increased importance of onshore oil and gas exploration. Ken Cronin was previously at communications firm Kreab Gavin Anderson.
Industry body Oil & Gas UK yesterday welcomed a new board member, Phil Kirk, chief executive of independent oil and gas exploration and production company Chrysaor.
Norway's 22nd licensing round for oil and gas exploration in its frontier areas attracted applications from 36 companies, its energy ministry said yesterday.
China's Ministry of Land and Resources (MLR) has received 152 bids for 19 of the 20 shale gas blocks put up for bid in September during the first licensing round open to foreign companies.
The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) has advised that the Australian federal government has not established a plan to deal with oil and gas exploration offshore Western Australia in the Ningaloo Reef World Heritage Site, a major migratory area for several species of whales.
A record-breaking round of new licences has been granted for North Sea oil and gas exploration as tax breaks fuel investor confidence.
North Sea oil and gas exploration and production company Bridge Energy made its debut on the stock market today, with first day trading valuing it at £75million.
Australia has created the world's largest network of marine reserves to restrict oil and gas exploration and protect sensitive marine habitats.
Tullow Oil has found more oil in a well it is drilling in Kenya and plans to drill another in an adjacent block later this year, the Africa-focused UK firm said today.
Tullow Oil has found more oil in a well it is drilling in Kenya and plans to drill another in an adjacent block later this year, the Africa-focused UK firm said yesterday.
Oil and gas engineering service firm Plexus Holdings, of Aberdeen, has signed a £1.3million deal with a subsidiary of BG Group for work in the North Sea.
OIL and gas giants operating in European waters were urged yesterday to reinforce security measures in the wake of the Gulf of Mexico oil rig explosion which is turning into an ecological disaster.
SCHLUMBERGER, the world's largest oilfield service company, said yesterday that oil operators were likely to start increasing their spending on new projects.
Washington's attempt to strengthen protection of its shipping sector potentially poses a major threat to foreign-flag tonnage that support the US domestic offshore industry.
PLEXUS Holdings said yesterday it had won a £600,000 contract from oil and gas operator GDF Suez.
PLEXUS Holdings, the Aberdeen-based oil and gas engineering service business, said yesterday it had secured a contract extension worth about £1.6million from BP Egypt.
Exploration activity on the UK continental shelf (UKCS) remained high last year, according to figures released yesterday by Deloitte.
TWO UK North Sea oil and gas operators have linked up with US energy service giant Schlumberger to secure a well-stimulation and fracturing vessel to help them with new projects.