Shell has delivered new seismic data on the Pensacola prospect in the North Sea, with partner Deltic Energy claiming it is “highly analogous” to a discovery which struck oil last year.
Wireless Seismic, Inc. (WSI), the leading innovator of real-time and cable-free seismic data acquisition systems for the oil and gas industry, announced today the launch of RT3an ultra-high channel count, onshore seismic recording system featuring WSI’s next-generation radio technology.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) said it plans to sell 3D seismic data from an area southeast of the Troll field.
The Oil and Gas Authority has begun the release of data from the 2015 Government-funded seismic shoot off the UK coast.
Chariot Oil and Gas will layout its latest technical developments and strategy for 2016 for analysts today as it continues to look for a drilling partner.
BP has started the build of a new facility in Houston that will house what the super-major says will be the world's largest supercomputing complex for commercial research.
Cairn Energy is kicking off a 3D seismic survey of the Cap Juby Maritime blocks offshore southern Morocco following its acquisition of Nautical Petroleum.
Independent oil and gas explorer Trapoil is on the hunt for a partner to drill on the northern North Sea Inverewe prospect after Centrica opted out of the plans.
Irish oil explorer Providence Resources said today it could have more than one billion barrels of oil in place in its Barryroe field offshore Ireland.
Dong Energy has acquired Norwegian oil company Front Exploration. The acquisition includes office buildings, seven oil and gas licenses - including in the Barents Sea, and 20 employees.
Lundin Norway is to start drilling an appraisal well on the massive Johan Sverdrup discovery in June/July.
Wintershall has made what appears to be a promising oil discovery in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea with its 35/9-7 wildcat drilled on licence PL418.
Eco Atlantic Oil & Gas sees huge opportunities offshore Namibia, having just received the results of an independent study that confirm the company's hunch about blocks 2213A and 2213B (Sharon block). The P50 best estimate is 7.79billion barrels of potential oil resources.
Cairn Energy is making preparations to start a 1,500sq km 3D seismic survey over part of its recently awarded Gulf of Valencia permits in the Spanish sector of the Western Mediterranean Sea.
The pace of activity on the geophysical survey and analysis front appears to be taking off with a number of significant contracts already issued for campaigns this year, including to Dolphin Geophysical and TGS Nopec Geophysical of Norway.
OIL and gas explorer Trap Oil Group, which trades as Trapoil, is to farm out its UK North Sea Kew field to Centrica and Japan's JX Nippon.
OIL and gas explorer Providence Resources has said it is due to start drilling offshore the coast of Ireland in the next two weeks.
Spectrum has released details of over 10,000km of 2D multi-client seismic data acquired over the Dreki/Jan Mayen Ridge (JMR) area offshore northeastern Iceland.
Falklands explorer Argos Resources said today it had identified "considerable additional prospectivity" on its North Falkland Basin licence.
Shares in oil and gas explorer Desire Petroleum fell 11% to 19p today after it said it was continuing to look for finance to restart its drilling campaign.
Melrose Resources has signed concession agreements for two offshore exploration blocks with the Romanian National Agency of Mineral Resources.
IN A STUDY to evaluate exploration and production (E&P) drilling risks associated with overpressured formations, it was found that dramatically different magnitudes of overpressure existed across 149 deepwater wells in the US Gulf of Mexico Lower Tertiary Wilcox play.
The Bahamas, long-time playground of the rich, fictional British spy James Bond and home to a growing number of corporate tax exiles, may harbour significant oil and gas reserves.
Abu Dhabi national energy company TAQA announced another British acquisition yesterday.
AN ABERDEEN-BASED provider of specialist oil and gas survey services has announced a first for its technology.