offshore_oil_exploration


Saturday, November 5, 2022
Guyana Oil Port
Offshore

Booming Guyana Sets Offshore Oil Auction Under Revamped Fiscal Terms

(Reuters) – Guyana, one of the world’s hottest oil drilling zones, will offer 14 offshore exploration blocks under terms that

November 5, 2022
Total Views: 1480

Sunday, October 30, 2022
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Offshore

Nigeria to Open Bidding for Deep Offshore Oil Blocks

By William Clowes (Bloomberg) –Nigeria plans to auction deep offshore oil and gas licenses for the first time in 15 years, according to a senior

October 30, 2022
Total Views: 3571

Friday, July 29, 2022
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Offshore

China Drills For Offshore Shale

by John Konrad (gCaptain) China’s National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC) says it successfully tapped into an offshore shale oil exploration well. This is the

July 29, 2022
Total Views: 1362

Monday, January 25, 2021
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Offshore

BP Drastically Cuts Oil Exploration

BP ($BP) cuts in oil exploration could hurt struggling offshore exploration companies like Transocean ($RIG). UK oil major BP has drastically scaled back the

January 25, 2021
Total Views: 2645

Monday, August 29, 2016
Offshore

Exploratory Drilling Hits 70-Year Low Water Mark

by Mikael Holter (Bloomberg) Explorers in 2015 discovered only about a tenth as much oil as they have annually on average since 1960. This year,

August 29, 2016
Total Views: 60

Sunday, May 31, 2015
Offshore

Rare run of oil finds offers little respite offshore

(Reuters) Exploration firms have made a rare run of oil and gas discoveries in recent weeks as more targeted search strategies bear fruit, but they offer

May 31, 2015
Total Views: 7

Monday, July 15, 2013
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Offshore

Italy and Malta Sign Accord on Mediterranean Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration

Italy and Malta’s prime ministers reached an agreement today for joint oil and gas exploration in the Mediterranean Sea between the islands of Sicily

July 15, 2013
Total Views: 29

Saturday, June 8, 2013
Offshore

Miracle In Myanmar: Can Offshore Energy Bring A Miracle?

(Bloomberg) Myanmar’s opening to foreign investment has been compared to the fall of the Berlin Wall and the start of an economic growth story to

June 8, 2013
Total Views: 3

Tuesday, May 14, 2013
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$5 Billion of Brazilian Seafloor Up for Auction, Offshore Drillers Flock to Brazil

For the first time in five years, more than 60 oil companies are set to bid on exploration permits offshore Brazil, taking on risks of drilling in virgin

May 14, 2013
Total Views: 7

Wednesday, January 23, 2013
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Chevron Signs Agreement to Conduct Deepwater Exploration Offshore Morocco

By Saabira Chaudhuri Chevron Corp. (CVX) has signed petroleum agreements related to three offshore areas in Morocco, a push to expand its footprint in frontier

January 23, 2013
Total Views: 16

Monday, November 19, 2012
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BP Gains Exploration Foothold Offshore Nova Scotia

The Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Board (CNSOPB) announced late last week that BP and Shell were the successful bidders for exploration licenses

November 19, 2012
Total Views: 22

Friday, October 12, 2012
Offshore

Call It Senkakudiaoyu? China & Japan Agree To Share Vast Offshore Oil Reserve

China and Japan sat down for talks and agreed to jointly develop a natural gas field under the East China Sea, defusing a dispute between Asia’s

October 12, 2012
Total Views: 71

Saturday, October 6, 2012
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Uruguay Signs $1.65 Billion in Offshore Exploration Contracts

BUENOS AIRES–Uruguay’s government on Friday signed offshore exploration deals with four oil and gas companies that have committed to invest $1.65

October 6, 2012
Total Views: 1

Tuesday, June 26, 2012
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After Recent Big Discoveries, Norway Looks to Award Offshore Exploration Licenses in Arctic Oil Patch

TRONDHEIM, Norway–Norway Tuesday pushed ahead with plans to award oil and gas drilling licenses mainly in the vital Arctic area, in a bid to open up new

June 26, 2012
Total Views: 1

Wednesday, June 20, 2012
Offshore

Textbook Frontier Play: Chevron Joins Kosmos to Find Oil Offshore Suriname

Chevron Corp. (CVX) said it would join with Kosmos Energy Ltd. (KOS) to explore for oil off the coast of Suriname, as the oil giant seeks an entry into

June 20, 2012
Total Views: 6

Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Babcock Island Enforcer
Offshore

Shell Mobilises Offshore Vessel in North Sea

Babcock has successfully completed the first phase of a contract awarded by Shell, to integrate a novel self-stabilizing gangway system onboard the subsea

June 12, 2012
Total Views: 17

Sunday, May 6, 2012
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News

Investing in LNG: Australia Awards a Dozen Offshore Exploration Permits

SYDNEY (Dow Jones)–Australia’s government on Sunday said it has awarded 12 new petroleum exploration permits for off the coast of Western Australia

May 6, 2012
Total Views: 4

Thursday, February 16, 2012
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Offshore

Falkland Islands 2.0 – London Promises To Share In Offshore Windfall

The United Kingdom has stated they will share in a large discovery of oil off the coast of the once disputed Falkland Islands.  With royalties from the

February 16, 2012
Total Views: 11

Friday, December 30, 2011
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North Sea Oil Exploration Continues with the Award of 46 New Licenses

LONDON (Dow Jones)–The U.K. has awarded 46 new licenses to explore for oil and gas in the North Sea, the Department of Energy and Climate Change

December 30, 2011
Total Views: 70

Thursday, February 10, 2011
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Offshore

Oil-Drilling Boom Under Way

Oil-drilling activity in the U.S. has accelerated to a pace not seen in a generation as energy companies, oilfield contractors and landowners rush to exploit

February 10, 2011
Total Views: 7