Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Oil Column News

Aker BP Discovers Oil at Frosk

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Aker BP ASA, operator of production license 340, has finalized the results after drilling wildcat well 24/9-15 S (Froskelår Nordøst) and appraisal well 24/9-15 A.According to a press note from the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD)…

Eni Makes Major Oil Find Offshore Angola

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Italian oil major Eni said on Wednesday it has made a major discovery in Block 15/06, in the Agogo exploration prospect, in the deep waters offshore Angola.The find is Angola's largest offshore discovery in years.

Amerisur Resources Hits Oil at Indico Well in Colombia

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UK-based independent full-cycle oil and gas company confirmed that Indico-1 well in Colombia reached target depth of 10,604 feet and encountered the Lower Sands of the Une formation.The South America focused oil and gas producer…

Siccar Point Energy Confirms Cambo Well Test Success

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Siccar Point Energy has successfully concluded well testing operations on the 204/10a-5 appraisal well in the Cambo field, north-west of Shetland.A vertical pilot hole was initially drilled confirming…

Statoil Discovers Oil in Verbier Sidetrack

The Transocean Spitsbergen drilling rig. (Photo: Kenneth Engelsvold)

Statoil and partners have made an oil discovery in the Verbier sidetrack well in the outer Moray Firth on the UK Continental Shelf, proving a minimum of 25 million recoverable barrels of oil in the immediate vicinity of the wellbore.

Tullow Reports Oil Discovery in Kenya

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Tullow Oil plc announced that the Erut-1 well in Block 13T, Northern Kenya, has discovered a gross oil interval of 55 metres with 25 metres of net oil pay at a depth of 700 metres. The overall oil…

Hurricane Energy spuds Halifax well (UK)

Hurricane Energy plc announced the spudding of well 205/23-A on 15 January 2017. The recently drilled Lancaster Pilot well (205/21a-7) encountered a minimum oil down to (ODT) of 1,620m TVDSS, indicating…

Completion of Lincoln Well Operations - Hurricane Energy

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Hurricane Energy plc, the UK based oil and gas company focused on hydrocarbon resources in naturally fractured basement reservoirs, announces that the Company has completed the drilling and logging…

Oil Discovery at Langfjellet


Det norske oljeselskap ASA (“Det norske”), operator of PL 442, announces that drilling of exploration well 25/2-18 S on the Langfjellet prospect in the North Sea is about to be completed. The well…

Hurricane Energy Lancaster Well Spud

Transocean Spitsbergen drilling rig Photo Transocean

Hurricane Energy plc, the UK-based oil and gas company focused on hydrocarbon resources in naturally fractured basement reservoirs, announces that the 205/21a-7 well on the Lancaster field, West of Shetland…

Cairn Success in offshore Senegal continues

Having drilled four successful appraisal wells in Senegal has confirmed the scale and potential of this world class asset. Image Cairn

Cairn announced the results of the SNE-4 appraisal well offshore Senegal where operations have been safely and successfully completed following drilling, coring and logging. The well is now being plugged and abandoned.

Cairn Gears up For Fourth Well Offshore Senegal

Operations have been safely and successfully completed and significant data gathered to help the joint venture partners establish Image Cairn Energy

Cairn has given an update on further exploration and appraisal success in its latest well in the ongoing evaluation programme offshore Senegal. The BEL-1 well was targeting the Bellatrix exploration…

Tullow Opdates on Norway Appraisal Well

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Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) announces that the Wisting Central II long reach horizontal well (7324/7-3S) has successfully explored and appraised the Wisting South & Wisting West segments of the field including a production test in the Stø formation.

Beach Energy Update on Cooper, Eromanga Basins

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Beach Energy has provided the following Update on the outcome of their efforts with regards exploration and Appraisal. A six‐well infill development drilling campaign was completed in the Moomba North Field…

Petrobras Confirms Oil Potential in Carcará

Drilling confirms high quality oil potential in Carcará

The drilling of the third well in the Carcará area (Block BM-S-8) in the Santos Basin´s ultra-deep waters has confirmed the light oil potential of pre-salt reservoirs. Well 3-SPS-104DA, informally known as Carcará Northwest…

Large Oil Discovery Confirmed in Brazil

Brazil's state-run Petrobras, Portugal's Galp and Brazilian oil companies QGEP Participações SA and Barra Energia have confirmed that the giant Carcará offshore find extends far beyond the initial discovery, Barra said in a statement.

Fourth Productive Interval Identified at Wressle-1 Well, Onshore UK

Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) plc, the AIM quoted oil and gas company with a combination of producing and exploration assets in Europe, has informed today’s about the announcement by Egdon Resources…

Statoil Reports Small North Sea Discovery

File photo: Statoil offshore rigs.

Norwegian energy firm Statoil has made a small oil discovery in the northern part of the North Sea, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Monday. The well, drilled about 25 kilometres southwest of the Oseberg South field…

Petrobras Drills First Libra Appraisal Well

Petrobras completed the drilling of the first appraisal well in the Libra Consortium area, the 3-BRSA-1255 (3-RJS-731), informally known as NW1, on November 6. Located in the northwest portion of the Libra block…

Statoil: New Oil in the Grane Area

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Statoil has together with PL169 partners proved new oil resources in the D-structure in the vicinity of the Grane field in the North Sea. Well 25/8-18 S, drilled by the rig Transocean Leader, proved…