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Eni Discovers A Supergiant Gas Field In The Egyptian Offshore, The Largest Ever Found In The Mediterranean Sea

SOURCE: Eni | 31 August 2015

Eni has made a world class supergiant gas discovery at its Zohr Prospect, in the deep waters of Egypt. The discovery well Zohr 1X NFW is located in the economic waters of Egypt’s Offshore Mediterranean, in 4,757 feet of water depth (1,450 metres), in theShorouk Block, signed in January 2014 with the Egyptian Ministry of Petroleum and the Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Company (EGAS)

ExxonMobil Signs Agreements To Increase Position In Permian Basin

SOURCE: ExxonMobil | 06 August 2015

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) today announced it has executed two agreements to obtain horizontal development rights in 48,000 acres in the core of the Midland Basin.

Rosneft and Statoil Completed Pilot Drilling At The North-Komsomolskoye Field

SOURCE: Rosneft | 14 July 2015

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 Offered Browse Retention Lease Renewals

SOURCE: Woodside | 24 June 2015

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 Awarded Contract For Seabed Exploration

SOURCE: Keppel Corp. | 16 June 2015

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

Third Gas Discovery In The Aasta Hansteen Area In Three Months

SOURCE: Statoil | 09 June 2015

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.

Arcticgas Making Active Use Of High-Technology Field Development Techniques

SOURCE: Gazprom Neft | 27 May 2015

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.

ExxonMobil Announces Significant Oil Discovery Offshore Guyana

SOURCE: ExxonMobil | 21 May 2015

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) today announced a significant oil discovery on the Stabroek Block, located approximately 120 miles offshore Guyana.

Yolla-6 Development Well Reaches Total Depth

SOURCE: AWE | 11 May 2015

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).

Increased Cooperation On Exploration In The Barents Sea

SOURCE: Statoil | 21 April 2015

Statoil, Eni Norge, Lundin Norway, OMV and GDF SUEZ will collaborate on solving operational tasks tied to exploration in the Barents Sea.