Statoil has bagged another deepwater gas find offshore Tanzania to strengthen the chances of an LNG development there.
[Read more ] • 06.12.2013
An option for construction of a new ice-equipped seismic survey ship has been extended by Bergen-based GC Rieber Shipping.
More help for the UK shale gas industry has been announced by Chancellor George Osborne in his autumn statement which promises new tax allowances for onshore exploration.
German's RWE Dea is to hire the Leiv Eiriksson deepwater
semi-submersible for drilling on the Titan prospect offshore Norway next year.
[Read more ] • 05.12.2013
Oslo-listed IGas Energy has secured $30 million of new funding from a new bond issues which it plans to use for gas monetisation.
[Read more ] • 04.12.2013
Floating production contractor BW Offshore has landed an extension deal for its Abe FPSO operating with Agip offshore Nigeria.
[Read more ] • 02.12.2013
An oil industry executive who took over the reigns at Dana Petroleum after it was bought up by South Korea's KNOC is leaving.
[Read more ] • 29.11.2013
Statoil has added to its international exploration portfolio with the award of a new deepwater area offshore New Zealand.
One of the partners in a major African offshore well targeting around 1.5 billion barrels of has given an indication of when it will start.
Oslo-listed ship owner Boa Offshore is looking to raise new funds with a new bond issue.
Drilling has commenced on a new deepwater well described as a “playfinder” offshore Tanzania targeting up to 10 trillion cubic feet of gas.
[Read more ] • 27.11.2013
A leaner and meaner Aker Solutions is aiming to become a bigger player in global subsea and offshore sectors.
Sweden's Alva Laval has landed a SEK 90 million (US $13.72 m) for equipment to be supplied for a Norwegian North Sea oil and gas development
Oil and Gas UK has welcomed plans to encourage North Sea exploration and to maximise recovery if Scotland were to vote for independence next year.
Rig contractor Songa Offshore has successfully placed new shares and issued a new convertible bond to refinance the company in order to complete the construction of new Cat D rigs for Statoil.
[Read more ] • 26.11.2013
Scottish politicians are today due to a launch a key white paper which could have major implications for the future of North Sea oil if a referendum next year back independence.
Offshore accommodation specialist Prosafe has ordered two more semi-submersibles from China's Cosco shipyard worth more than US $400 million.
Subsea equipment supplier has confirmed Chevron has deferred its deepwater Rosebank project offshore the UK West of Shetlands.
[Read more ] • 25.11.2013
A report has surfaced suggested operator Chevron has doubts about the economic viability of its West of Shetland Rosebank development.
Support for the BP-operated Azeri Chirag Gunashli and Shah Deniz fields has been won by Middle East based Topaz Marine which is worth more than US $100 million
More evidence about the potential for shale gas energy supplies in the UK is to be heard by senior politicians next week.
[Read more ] • 22.11.2013
Another major decision has been reached by partners planning to exploit the giant Johan Sverdrup field offshore Norway.
[Read more ] • 03.12.2013
Explorer ~VNG Norge has been given a go ahead for a new Norwegian exploration well with the Transocean Arctic in the Norwegian Sea.