Rosneft and Statoil ASA completed drilling works as part of the Pilot Project at the PK1 layer of the North-Komsomolskoye field. During 2015 the companies jointly drilled 2 horizontal exploitation wells.
Woodside has received retention lease renewal offers for petroleum retention leases WA-28-R, WA-29-R, WA-30-R, WA-31-R, WA-32-R, TR/5 and R2, from the Commonwealth-Western Australia Offshore Petroleum Joint Authority and the WA Minister for Mines and Petroleum. Woodside has 30 days to accept the retention lease renewal offers.
Ocean Mineral Singapore Pte Ltd (OMS) has entered into a 15-year exploration contract for polymetallic nodules at a site within the Clarion-Clipperton Fracture Zone of the Pacific Ocean with the International Seabed Authority (ISA). Sponsored by the Singapore Government, OMS is the first Singaporean company to be awarded an exploration contract for polymetallic nodules
Statoil and PL602 partners have made a gas discovery in the Gymir prospect. With three discoveries in a row, an important progress has been made in unlocking full potential of the Aasta Hansteen area.
JSC Arcticgas (a subsidiary of Gazprom Neft and NOVATEK) has completed the first ever four-stage fracking of a horizontal well in the Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Region, undertaken as part of the development of Achimov deposits in the Urengoyskoye field.
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) today announced a significant oil discovery on the Stabroek Block, located approximately 120 miles offshore Guyana.
AWE Limited (ASX: AWE) advises that the Operator of the BassGas joint Venture in permit T/L1, Origin Energy (ASX: ORG), has confirmed that the the Yolla-6 development well has reached a Total Depth of 3,653m Measured Depth below Rotary Table (MDRT).
Statoil, Eni Norge, Lundin Norway, OMV and GDF SUEZ will collaborate on solving operational tasks tied to exploration in the Barents Sea.
AWE Limited (ASX: AWE), advises that as at 06:00 hours (6.00am) AWST today the Irwin-1 exploration well, located in the onshore Perth Basin, Western Australia, was at a measured depth of 3,265m and drilling ahead in 8 1/2 inch hole to the planned total depth of 4,064m.
Operator Statoil has together with PL602 partners made a gas discovery in the Roald Rygg prospect in the Norwegian Sea. This is the second Statoil discovery in the Aasta Hansteen area in spring 2015.