ANADARKO Petroleum has made what is says is a major discovery with its Lucius exploration well drilled in the ultra-deepwater sector of the US Gulf of Mexico in Keathley Canyon Block 875.
MELROSE Resources, the Edinburgh-based oil and gas operator, said yesterday it had successfully drilled a well to appraise its Kaliakra gas discovery in Bulgaria.
MELROSE Resources, the Edinburgh-based oil and gas operator, said yesterday it had made a gas discovery and achieved first production from two new field developments in Egypt.
ENDEAVOUR International said yesterday it had drilled an appraisal well on the undeveloped Rochelle discovery in block 15/27 in the outer Moray Firth.
WITH little over a month to go before 2008 wraps, 68 exploration & appraisal wells have been started to date and, discounting sidetracks, the spuds already exceed 2007's tally by one well - the highest count since 1997.
People are both a major asset and cost of business. In today's climate, the oil&gas industry is facing a skills shortage, making recruitment one of the biggest challenges to overcome.