Alta Appraisal Well in PL609 in the Southern Barents Sea Successfully CompletedOct 3, 2016
Lundin Petroleum AB has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS has successfully completed the drilling and testing of the...
Investigation of Oil Spill from Statfjord OLS BSep 30, 2016
The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway, the Norwegian Environment Agency and the Norwegian Coastal Administration have completed their investigation...
Drilling Begins on Culzean ProjectSep 30, 2016
At 18:00 on 28 September, drilling of the first production well began on the Maersk Oil operated Culzean field in the UK.
BP and Partners Sign Concession Amendments and Reach Record Production at NoorosSep 29, 2016
BP has announced it has signed with His Excellency the Egyptian Minister of Petroleum, Eng. Tarek El Molla, concession amendments for the...
Statfjord Passes Historic 5 Billion BarrelsSep 20, 2016
On Monday 19 September minister of petroleum and energy Tord Lien together with Statoil, Centrica and ExxonMobil celebrated the 5 billion barrels of oil equivalent delivered by Statfjord since first oil in 1979.
Troll B Contract to Aker SolutionsSep 18, 2016
Statoil has, on behalf of the license partners, decided to exercise the option for EPCI of a gas module that will increase gas processing capacity on the Troll B platform.
Considerable Johan Castberg Spin-OffsSep 14, 2016
Statoil’s proposed impact assessment programme for the Johan Castberg project reveals that the project will be important to Norwegian industry and have strong ripple effects.
Total Exercises its Pre-Emption Rights on Barnett Shale AssetsSep 11, 2016
Total E&P USA has announced that it is exercising its pre-emption right to acquire Chesapeake’s 75% interests in the jointly held Barnett Shale operating area located in North Texas.
Nobel Upstream Acquisition of Stake in UK North Sea Maclure CompletedSep 9, 2016
Nobel Upstream, the independent UK-based exploration and production company, reports its acquisition of a 7.59% non-operated interest in the Maclure oil and gas field from Shell...
Shell Starts Production at Stones in the Gulf of MexicoSep 8, 2016
Shell has announced that production has started from the Stones development in the Gulf of Mexico. Stones is expected to produce...
Wood Group Secures Subsea Tieback Detailed Design Scope with StatoilAug 29, 2016
Wood Group has been awarded the detailed design scope of the subsea tie-back from the Utgard gas and condensate field to the Sleipner facilities...
Increasing the Value of Johan SverdrupAug 29, 2016
Quality in planning, project execution and improvement work increases the value of Johan Sverdrup, says Statoil.
Njord A Towed to Kværner StordAug 28, 2016
Statoil reports that the Njord A platform has arrived at Kværner Stord. The platform will now be reinforced and renovated for production beyond 2030.
Fram C East Starts Production to the Troll C PlatformAug 25, 2016
A simple, smart concept and increased drilling efficiency have shaved some NOK 200 million off the capital expenditures of this already resilient development project after the investment decision, reports Statoil.
Europa Provides Technical Update on LO 16/22, Offshore IrelandAug 23, 2016
Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) plc has provided detailed technical information on the recently awarded Licensing Option (LO) 16/22.
PDO for Byrding SubmittedAug 22, 2016
Statoil and its partners have submitted the Plan for Development and Operation of the Byrding (previously Astero) oil and gas discovery in the North Sea to government authorities.
Delek Drilling and Avner Agree to Sell Karish and Tanin FieldsAug 18, 2016
Delek Drilling and Avner, part of Israel’s integrated energy company, have signed a deal for the sale of 100% of their holdings in the Karish and Tanin...
Consent for use of Island Frontier and Island Wellserver at SigynAug 12, 2016
Norway’s Petroleum Safety Authority has granted ExxonMobil consent to use the two mobile drilling facilities Island Frontier
and Island Wellserver
for undertaking light well intervention...
Statoil Submits Utgard Plan for Development and OperationAug 10, 2016
Statoil and its partners have submitted the Plan for Development and Operation (PDO) and the Field Development Plan (FDP) for the Utgard...
Total Starts Up Production at Incahuasi Gas FieldAug 3, 2016
Total has put on stream the Incahuasi gas and condensate field, the Group’s first operated development in Bolivia, with a production capacity of...
Statoil Acquires Operated Interest in Brazilian Offshore LicenseJul 29, 2016
Statoil ASA and Petróleo Brasileiro S.A. - Petrobras have agreed that Statoil will acquire Petrobras’ 66% operated interest of the BM-S-8 offshore license in Brazil’s highly prolific Santos basin. The acquisition includes a substantial part of the Carcará oil discovery...
Shell Announces Fort Sumter Discovery in Gulf of MexicoJul 29, 2016
Shell has announced a new exploration discovery in the deep water US Gulf of Mexico. The initial estimated recoverable resources for the Fort Sumter well are more than...
Production Start at New Gas Fields in Medimurje ProjectJul 29, 2016
MOL’s Croatian subsidiary INA has successfully started its test production in two of its gas fields in Croatia, following a USD 64 million (HRK 450 million) investment program...
Marathon Oil Announces First Gas from Alba B3 Compression PlatformJul 15, 2016
Marathon Oil Corporation has announced that it has achieved first gas production through its new Alba B3 offshore compression platform off Equatorial Guinea.