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ExxonMobil announces new discovery at Longtail-3 offshore Guyana

ExxonMobil today said it made a discovery at Longtail-3 in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana. Drilling at Longtail-3 encountered 230 feet (70 meters) of net pay, including newly identified, high quality hydrocarbon bearing reservoirs below the original Longtail-1 discovery intervals. The well is located approximately two miles (3.5 kilometers) south of the Longtail-1 well. It […]

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“Drilled and tested”, Eni is happy with the Maha 2 appraisal well offshore Indonesia

Eni successfully drilled and tested the Maha 2 appraisal well, located in West Ganal block offshore Kalimantan, in Indonesia. The field is located 16 km South-East of Jangkrik FPU, operated by Eni. The well has been drilled to a depth of 2,970 meters in 1,115 metres water depth and encountered 43 metres of gas bearing […]

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Equinor consortium sign Final investment decision for Bacalhau phase 1 in Brazil

Equinor (operator) and ExxonMobil, Petrogal Brasil and Pré-sal Petróleo SA (PPSA) have decided to develop phase one of the Bacalhau field in the Brazilian pre-salt Santos area. The investment is approximately 8 billion USD. “This is an exciting day. Bacalhau is the first greenfield development by an international operator in the pre-salt area and will […]

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Equinor awards third Drilling Contract to Odfjell Rig, Deepsea Stavanger mobile rig

Odfjell has been awarded a drilling contract for its Deepsea Stavanger mobile rig, scheduled to start drilling in February 2022. The contract includes continuing options after the initial phase. The contract value is estimated at around USD 40 million for the fixed part of the contract. Drilling services and other additional services, such as running […]

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Shell Plan to divest interest in Malampaya, Philippines

Shell Petroleum N.V. has signed an agreement with Malampaya Energy XP Pte Ltd (a subsidiary of Udenna Corporation), for the sale of its 100% shareholding in Shell Philippines Exploration B.V. (SPEX). SPEX holds a 45% operating interest in Service Contract 38 (SC38), which includes the producing Malampaya gas field. The base consideration for the sale […]

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Tethys Oil is enthused on Thameen-1 exploration well on Block 49 progress, Oman

Tethys Oil has released update on the exploration well Thameen-1 on Block 49 onshore Oman that was drilled to its final total depth and wireline logging operations completedThe drilling of the Thameen-1 exploration well stands out as quite a transformational event for Tethys Oil and certainly as the most significant event during the first quarter […]

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CNOOC Starts Production Start Up At Liuhua 29-2 Gas

CNOOC Limited has announced commencement of production in Liuhua 29-2 gas field offshore china. The Liuhua 29-2 gas field is located in the eastern South China Sea, 300 kilometers southeast of Hong Kong, with water depth of about 750 meters. A new subsea wellhead has been built, with 1 development well planned, which will fully […]

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Petrobras opens FPSO Bids for Ninth Buzios Field offshore Brazil

Petrobras has commenced the bidding process for the acquisition of a new FPSO for the Búzios field, in the Santos Basin pre-salt area, offshore Brazil, source said. Called P-80, the FPSO will be the ninth unit to operate in the field, with the capacity to process 225 thousand barrels of oil and 12 million cubic […]

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ConocoPhillips hired-Rig sinks offshore Malaysia

A jack-up drilling rig owned by Malaysia’s Velesto Energy, and working for ConocoPhillips, off the Malaysian state of Sarawak, has sunk our source reported. According to the source, the jack-up rig Naga (dragon) 7 started to sink after it apparently “punched through” the seabed. “What I understand by this is that when it started testing […]

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FAR progresses in farmout activities for North West Shelf offshore Australia

FAR has said that the company is in progressing as in continuation of interpretation of the Davros Extension multiclient 3D survey, which has provided additional insight on the prospectivity of the block. The according to the company as released in its first quarter 2021 0perational update , Further detailed analysis is ongoing as  gradual easing […]

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