Shell (LON: SHEL) and Deltic Energy (AIM: DELT) have gone with a Maersk Drilling rig for their Pensacola exploration target in the UK North Sea.
Petrogas has said it will develop the Birgitta gas field in the UK North Sea “within the next three years” following a successful appraisal campaign.
Petrogas E&P confirmed it has begun drilling at its Birgitta East appraisal well in the UK central North Sea, as it embarks on a new phase of European development.
Westwood Global Energy reports that as of 24 January there were two exploration wells active in the UK.
Maersk Drilling and Petrogas North Sea have agreed to exercise an option that will see the Maersk Resilient rig drill an appraisal well at the Birgitta field.
Serica energy has started drilling the development well for its 14million-barrel Columbus project in the North Sea, which was delayed by Covid.
Maersk Drilling has secured a contract from Petrogas E&P Netherlands for the harsh environment jack-up rig Maersk Resilient to drill three wells at the B13 and A12 fields in the Dutch sector of the North Sea.
Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) will carry out further analysis and modelling to work out whether its Redwell and Harvey assets in the southern North Sea are worth developing.
Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) has "confirmed" a gas discovery at its Harvey appraisal well in the Southern North Sea.
Independent Oil and Gas (IOG) is targeting a major payday as it starts drilling its Harvey prospect in the North Sea.
Maersk Drilling has been awarded a new contract for the jack-up rig Maersk Resilient with Maersk Oil.
Another North Sea firm has been sanctioned by safety chiefs following a fire on board one of its offshore facilities.