Aberdeen-based oil and gas explorer Sterling Resources said today it had seen a "good start" to production testing on the southern North Sea Breagh development.
Heavy oil explorer Xcite Energy said yesterday drilling on its Bentley field had found an additional oil column.
Lundin Norway is to start drilling an appraisal well on the massive Johan Sverdrup discovery in June/July.
ITALY'S Eni has become the latest to make oil discoveries offshore ultra-deepwater Angola.
CANADIAN Superior has notched up what it says is a significant gas discovery offshore Trinidad & Tobago with the drilling and production testing of its Bounty exploration well.