Exploration

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April 10, 2024
At the end of Q1 2024, Electromagnetic Geoservices had one vessel on charter, the Atlantic Guardian. The Atlantic Guardian was taken out of warm stack on Feb. 29, 2024, and began mobilization for a fully prefunded multi-client survey in the North Sea.
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April 10, 2024
Energean plc has completed the farm-in to Chariot Limited's acreage offshore Morocco and signed a rig contract with Stena Drilling Limited. Energean has paid $10 million cash consideration upon farm-in closing.
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April 10, 2024
Petrobras has discovered an accumulation of oil in ultra-deep waters of the Potiguar Basin, in the Anhangá exploration well on concession POT-M-762_R15.
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April 08, 2024
While PGS didn’t reveal the exact location of the contract, recent finds in Namibia and Uruguay suggest the work will take place in these emerging exploration hot spots.
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April 03, 2024
Who Dat East is estimated to contain 17 MMboe of gross unrisked 2C Contingent Resources. The Who Dat South prospect is estimated to contain 31 MMboe of gross unrisked 2U Prospective Resources, with the geological probability of success estimated to be 52%.
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April 03, 2024
In partnership with Malaysia Petroleum Management (MPM), PETRONAS, the custodian of oil and gas resources in Malaysia, this project aims to provide insights on the exploration opportunities in a broader play fairway and to assess the carbon storage potential across Penyu basin area.
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March 31, 2024
Activities include acquiring over 26,000 km2 of 3D seismic data, drilling at least four deepwater research wells, and geoscientific studies in the Save and Angoche offshore regions.
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March 25, 2024
The Norwegian Offshore Directorate announced that it has granted Aker BP a drilling permit for exploration well 24/6-5 in production license 203 in Norwegian North Sea.
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March 21, 2024
Heisenberg, a new shallow play in the northern part of the Norwegian North Sea, is now estimated to hold recoverable volumes in the range of 24 to 56 MMboe.
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March 20, 2024
Petrobras expects to invest roughly $7.5 billion in five years to explore for oil and gas in prospective regions like the Santos basin, Pelotas basin and Equatorial Margin. Mendes also revealed that the company plans to drill two Colombian exploration wells and discussed developing the deepwaters of northeast Brazil.
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March 20, 2024
The blocks, situated offshore to the east of the Unguja and Pemba Islands within water depths between 500 m and 3,000 m, represent a large frontier area and form part of a five-year exploration road map.
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March 18, 2024
The field has been tested to produce approximately 742 bopd from a single well. Through continued exploration, the proved in-place volume of the Qinhuangdao 27-3 oil field has reached 104 MMtoe.
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March 18, 2024
The Bluefin well encountered approximately 197 ft (60 m) of hydrocarbon-bearing sandstone and was drilled in 4,244 ft (1,294 m) of water, Exxon said in a statement. Bluefin joins the more than 30 oil discoveries in the Stabroek block since 2015, Exxon added.
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March 15, 2024
Drilling operations on PEL 83 encountered a significant column with light oil in reservoirs of high quality. The AVO-3 exploration target, the AVO-1 appraisal target and a deeper target were fully cored and logged.
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March 13, 2024
The joint venture between Harbour Energy, Aker BP and Sval Energi confirmed a natural gas discovery in well 15/9-25 in the North Sea.
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March 12, 2024
The AREA OFF-3 license has substantial existing 2D and 3D seismic coverage, with two previously identified material prospects possessing currently estimated gross resource potential of up to 2 Bboe and up to 9 Tcfg.
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March 11, 2024
TGS, in partnership with SLB and Petrobangla, has acquired a 2D multi-client seismic data survey that has widespread coverage across offshore Bangladesh, encompassing over 75,000 km2 across all 24 blocks on offer in the bid round.
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March 08, 2024
The well was tested to produce an average of approximately 7,680 bpd and 0.52 MMcfgd. Through continued exploration, the proved in-place volume of Kaiping South oil field has reached 102 MMtoe.
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March 08, 2024
The well encountered light oil, gas, and condensates in various intervals of Cenomanian age characterized by good to excellent permeability values. Preliminary assessments indicate potential resources ranging between 1 and 1.5 Bboe.
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March 06, 2024
Chevron will pay to CEG $12.5 million cash on completion of the transaction. Chevron will carry 100% of CEG Uruguay's share of the costs associated with a 3D seismic campaign on AREA OFF-1, up to a maximum of $15 million net to CEG Uruguay.
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March 06, 2024
Located within the prolific Orange basin, 200 km off the western coast of South Africa, Block 3B/4B covers an area of 17,581 km2. Block 3B/4B is adjacent to the DWOB license operated by TotalEnergies (50%) alongside QatarEnergy (30%) and Sezigyn (20%).
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