Norway’s government is proposing to expand the area that will be offered for oil and gas exploration in the 2019 licensing round of acreage in mature areas, Petroleum and Energy Minister Kjell-Børge Freiberg said last Thursday. [Read more…] about Norway plans to expand Arctic oil exploration areas
Royal Dutch Shell has secured two offshore E&P contracts from the Colombian government, as activity off the country’s Caribbean coast ramps up. [Read more…] about Shell awarded two offshore E&P contracts in Colombia
Aker BP is currently drilling exploration well 24/9-14 on the Froskelår Main prospect. [Read more…] about Discovery at Froskelår
Total announces a major gas discovery on the Glendronach prospect, located offshore U.K. West of Shetland.
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Shell today signed two Production Sharing Contracts with the government of Mauritania for the exploration and potential future production of hydrocarbons in the offshore blocks C-10 and C-19.
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Equinor and the partners in the Troll licence today submit the plan for further development of the gigantic Troll field on the Norwegian continental shelf (NCS) to the Ministry of Petroleum and Energy.
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New Zealand will no longer issue deep sea drilling permit for oil and gas.
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In yesterday’s deep-water bid round for the Mexican Gulf of Mexico, Shell won four exploration blocks on its own.
[Read more…] about Shell wins nine key blocks in Mexico deep-water bid round
Oil & Gas UK says two new exploration discoveries in the North Sea by a supermajor mark a more positive start to the year for the UK’s offshore industry.
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A subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), the country’s largest oil producer, is looking for new sources of natural gas in Myanmar to feed a pipeline between the two nations.
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