Oil & Gas

Permit approved for ConocoPhillips Alaskan drilling

The Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has approved a drilling permit for Conoco Phillips in Alaska. The decision was awarded on the proposed Greater Mooses Tooth Unit oil and gas development project. It will open the way for the first production oil and gas from federal land in the National Petroleum Reserve in Alaska.

Oil & Gas

Global Petroleum pulls out of Mozambique permit

Global Petroleum has chosen to withdraw from Juan De Nova Permit in the Mozambique Channel. The decision was taken as a result of slow progress in approval of an application for an extension two years ago. The company said there had been “no visibility” as to when a formal decision would be taken.

Oil & Gas

Lundin Norway wins drilling permit

Lundin Norway has been granted a drilling permit by the NPD (Norwegian Petroleum Directorate) for a fifth exploration well in production licence 609. The company said well 7220/6-2 will be drilled from the Island Innovator facility.