Exploration

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November 29, 2022
Perenco has discovered oil with an exploratory well offshore Congo-Brazzaville, raising the prospect of a new geological play, the company said on Monday.
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November 29, 2022
Exxon Mobil’s recent discovery in Block 15 off Angola in the Bavuca South prospect adds further credence to the notion that Africa is a significant contender in future energy markets, according to the African Energy Chamber.
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November 22, 2022
Namibia has updated rules for applicants searching for minerals in the southern African nation — where TotalEnergies SE and Shell Plc both discovered oil this year — to deter companies from selling licenses for a profit rather than exploring the blocks, a government official said.
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November 17, 2022
Resoptima is partnering with Aker BP, Sval Energi and NORCE to develop specific solutions that will help reduce CO2 emissions associated with oil and gas asset development and production activities.
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November 16, 2022
Neptune Energy and its partners said Wednesday that hydrocarbons have been encountered in the Calypso exploration well in the Norwegian Sea. The operations are still at an early stage, and Neptune has not determined if commercial volumes are present.
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November 15, 2022
TotalEnergies SE and Eni SpA are preparing to explore for natural gas in previously contested waters off the coasts of Lebanon and Israel, following last month’s accord between the two nations.
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November 08, 2022
Senior executives from the most active majors and independents in the Gulf of Mexico will convene to discuss regional operations and outlook at next week's Deepwater Executive Summit in Houston.
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November 04, 2022
Neptune Energy announced Friday that drilling has commenced on the Calypso exploration well in the Norwegian Sea, with a target depth of approximately 2,960 meters (9,711 feet).
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October 30, 2022
Qatar is in talks with TotalEnergies SE and Eni SpA for a 30% stake in an exploration block in waters off Lebanon, QatarEnergy CEO Saad Al Kaabi said Sunday.
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October 27, 2022
Lebanon and Israel have signed a U.S.-brokered deal that ends a dispute over gas-rich waters in the Mediterranean, paving the way for the development of energy resources.
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October 26, 2022
When it comes to success rates for discovering new oil and gas resources, 2021 saw one of the lowest on record. However, with the return of high-impact oil exploration in 2022, O&G businesses have seen a much higher success rate.
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October 07, 2022
Wood Mackenzie thinks exploration still has a role to play in the UKCS, but drilling activity is already at historic lows and the addition of new acreage – which will have been offered up in previous rounds – is unlikely to reverse that trend significantly.
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October 04, 2022
Searcher, a service provider of global multi-client geoscience data, announced its Sudan 2D Rectified Seismic Dataset, in cooperation with the Sudan Ministry of Energy and Petroleum.
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September 27, 2022
The Mangat Group, a Glendale-based land development group, announced a new partnership with Phoenix-based Liberty Petroleum Corporation in pursuit of a world-class exploration project with the potential to uncover a significant amount of oil.
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September 2022
Answer: well, not if taxes take all “its” benefits. The new Anti-Inflation legislation in the U.S. appears to be a victim of pandemic stupidity among governments.
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September 21, 2022
The government’s decision to release the results of its "Climate Compatibility Checkpoint" consultation on new oil and gas projects will boost UK energy security while minimizing greenhouse gas emissions, Offshore Energies UK said.
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September 21, 2022
Mubadala Energy confirmed the discovery of a good quality gas reservoir penetrated by the Cengkih-1 exploration well in Block SK320, off the coast of Sarawak province, offshore Malaysia.
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August 26, 2022
Neptune Energy and its partners announced a new commercial oil discovery at the Ofelia exploration well (PL 929), close to the Gjøa field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea.
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August 2022
A longtime hotbed of global politics, Arctic E&P operations these days are more fractured than ever. Hydrocarbon-triggered opposition from activists and governments, national geopolitical interests, and the omnipresent demand to produce oil and gas have shattered the circle into pieces.
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August 2022
Buoyed by four reliable producing fields, another under development and one close to FID, along with seismic data indicating potential for additional significant finds, the Newfoundland and Labrador offshore sector is poised for noticeable growth over the next few years.
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August 22, 2022
TotalEnergies and Eni made a significant gas discovery at the Cronos-1 well, in Block 6, offshore Cyprus. This discovery follows the Calypso-1 discovery made on the same Block in 2018.
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