Latest news

  • Brazil
    Permit BM-PAMA-3
    18 Apr 2014 - The new campaign to appraise the Harpia discovery may now take place in late 2015 or early 2016, with the drilling of the Gaviao well.
  • *International
    Offshore Unit P-66 (P66)
    18 Apr 2014 - Petrobras intends to deploy the P-66 FPSO to start commercial production from Lula South in 2016.
  • Canada
    Lease Sales *Lease Sales (Western Canada)
    18 Apr 2014 - Saskatchewan’s first two oil and gas sales of the year have netted more than C$98M ($89M).
  • *International
    Offshore Unit ? (drilling semi)
    18 Apr 2014 - TS Offshore will place an order for a semisub drilling unit with Titan Quanzhou Shipyard (TQS), China. The order is part of 5 years of work which TS Offshore has pledged to TQS, a partnership between Keppel Fels and Titan Petrochemicals.
  • Brazil
    Permit FZA-M-57
    18 Apr 2014 - In 2015, Total will interpret 3D seismic data, before drilling the first exploration well in the area, which is expected to take place by early 2016.
  • Namibia
    Permit Blocks 2012B, 2112A & 2113B (EL 0037)
    18 Apr 2014 - Polarcus Asima has now begun a 1000km 2D seismic shoot
  • Norway
    Field Ormen Lange (Long Worm)
    18 Apr 2014 - Petoro expressed concern that decision to scrap planned subsea gas compression project at the field could threaten recovery of potentially profitable gas reserves. Economics in subsea gas compression project did not live up to its expectations.
  • Brazil
    Permit BS-500
    18 Apr 2014 - Petrobras is testing the pre-salt prospectivity of the Pirapitanga Field with the drilling of a new well. The campaign began on 26 Feb 2014 in 1235m WD, eyeing carbonate reservoirs at depths of more than 6000m.