http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Frontera Energy Corp. announces positive drilling results in Colombia https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/17/frontera-energy-corp-announces-positive-drilling-results-in-colombia Frontera Energy Corporation has announced positive drilling results from the Acorazado-1 well located on the 100% owned and operated Llanos 25 block onshore Colombia. As a result, the well is being cased in preparation for testing. Maersk offloads drilling assets in latest move to exit energy https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/17/maersk-offloads-drilling-assets-in-latest-move-to-exit-energy A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S has decided to list its drilling unit separately, marking its latest step toward a complete exit from the energy industry. Equinor concludes drilling of Sigrun appraisal well, offshore Norway https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/16/equinor-concludes-drilling-of-sigrun-appraisal-well-offshore-norway Equinor Energy AS, operator of production license (PL) 025, has concluded the drilling of appraisal well 15/3-11 on the 15/3-4 (Sigrun) oil and gas discovery. Bowleven provides operational update on Cameroon's Etinde Block https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/15/bowleven-provides-operational-update-on-cameroons-etinde-block Bowleven, the Africa focused oil and gas company traded on AIM, has announced the completion of drilling of the IM-6 appraisal well at the Etinde Block, Cameroon, to a TD of 3,550 m by the block's operator, New Age Cameroon Offshore Petroleum SA. Spirit Energy strikes out in the Barents Sea, north of Johan Castberg field https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/15/spirit-energy-strikes-out-in-the-barents-sea-north-of-johan-castberg-field Spirit Energy Norge AS, operator of production license 852, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 7322/7-1. The well is dry. Anglo African Oil and Gas spuds well in the prolific Lower Congo basin https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/15/anglo-african-oil-gas-spuds-well-in-the-prolific-lower-congo-basin Anglo African Oil and Gas plc (AAOG), an independent oil and gas developer, has confirmed that the TLP-103 well, on Tilapia oil field, spudded on Aug. 15, 2018. Savannah Petroleum reports its fourth oil discovery in southeastern Niger https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/15/savannah-petroleum-reports-its-fourth-oil-discovery-in-southeastern-niger Savannah Petroleum PLC, the British independent oil and gas company focused around oil and gas activities in Niger and Nigeria, has announced that the Eridal-1 exploration well is an oil discovery. GulfSlope Energy spuds Canoe prospect, in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/13/gulfslope-energy-spuds-canoe-prospect-in-the-us-gulf-of-mexico GulfSlope Energy, Inc. has announced that last week it commenced drilling of the Canoe Prospect No.1 well located in the Vermilion Area, South Addition Block 378 with the Rowan Ralph Coffman jack-up rig. Santos accelerates gas development in the Cooper basin with fourth rig https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/13/santos-accelerates-gas-development-in-the-cooper-basin-with-fourth-rig Santos has announced a fourth rig, the Ensign 965, has started operations in the Cooper basin, as the company continues its drive to produce more Australian natural gas to supply the east coast domestic market. Oil holds gain as Iran concerns counter bearish U.S. rigs report https://www.worldoil.com/news/2018/8/13/oil-holds-gain-as-iran-concerns-counter-bearish-us-rigs-report Oil held gains above $67/bbl after Iran said the OPEC nation has no intention of holding talks with the U.S. anytime soon, countering signs American shale output may increase.