Exploration

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February 01, 2023
The collaboration leverages decades of experience and expertise in HPC infrastructure and solutions and opens a new chapter in the respective histories of both companies.
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January 24, 2023
PGS will acquire 4D surveys over the Gullfaks and Gudrun fields over the summer of 2023.
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January 23, 2023
Canacol Energy made three gas discoveries at Dividivi 1, Saxofon 1, and Chimela 1 in Colombia’s Middle Magdalena basin. The company also provided updates regarding its near-term drilling programs.
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January 20, 2023
The delay is costing Petrobras a fortune of about $1 million a day for the rig, three helicopters, support boats and workers, according to calculations by consultancy Wood Mackenzie Ltd.
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January 19, 2023
Speaking in a panel on energy transition from the World Economic Forum at Davos, Colombia's Energy and Mines Minister doubled down on President Gustavo Petro’s campaign promise to transition the country away from fossil fuels.
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January 18, 2023
The frame agreement entails the provision of pipes Alleima produces with CRA materials and finished with TenarisHydril Blue® premium connections and Dopeless® technology.
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January 16, 2023
The North Sea Transition Authority’s announcement that it has received 115 bids for new oil and gas exploration licenses shows how UK offshore energy operators are doing their best to support the nation’s energy future, Offshore Energies UK (OEUK) said on Jan. 16.
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January 11, 2023
The new licenses are close to existing infrastructure in the Gjøa and Fram areas of the Norwegian North Sea. Neptune already has a presence here, reflecting the company’s exploration strategy to focus on key opportunities within core areas.
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January 10, 2023
Apex acquired all of IEOC’s interests in the Ras Qattara, West El Razzak and East Kanayis concessions. Apex will acquire the West Abu Gharadig concession following an extension and will become the operator of each through Farah Petroleum Company.
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January 06, 2023
At the end of the fourth quarter of 2022, EMGS had one vessel on charter. During the quarter, the vessel completed a survey in Trinidad and Tobago. The revenue connected to the proprietary survey will be fully recognized in the fourth quarter of 2022.
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January 05, 2023
The presidents of China and the Philippines agreed to resume talks on oil and gas exploration in the South China Sea. They will also discuss maritime differences amicably after meeting in Beijing on Jan 4., a move that potentially paves the way for easing recent tensions.
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January 04, 2023
Expected combined gross production rates are in-line with pre-drill estimates of approximately 15-20 Mboed. The two wells will produce through a shared riser system at the Ram Powell facility.
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December 30, 2022
A major breakthrough of Sinopec's "Project Deep Earth," the Yuanshen-1 well has reached the deepest oil and gas formation in burial depth in the Sichuan Basin and further shows the great potential of deep ancient carbonate rocks in the region.
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December 29, 2022
World Oil was on the front lines of every breaking news story in 2022. From positive production predictions and interventions from the White House to billion-dollar profit exploration setbacks, our readers had plenty to keep them on their toes. Read more of this year's top headlines here.
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December 28, 2022
Not all countries use licensing rounds; some use direct negotiation to approve exploration and production rights. It’s time for more African oil and gas-producing states to choose this route.
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December 28, 2022
Genel Energy owns oil blocks in Somaliland. However, the region isn’t recognized as a sovereign state by any other nation. Any investors seeking to operate in Somalia must comply with the nation’s constitution.
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December 27, 2022
The combination of multisensor broadband fidelity and dual azimuth illumination provides clients with higher-quality data for their renewed exploration interest on the Norwegian continental shelf.
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December 26, 2022
Independent oil and gas companies are recognizing Africa's tremendous promise and are finding ways to thrive here — and make a positive impact.
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December 26, 2022
2022 was an enormous year for the oil and gas industry. From oil discoveries in Wyoming to Russia working around Western sanctions, there was no shortage of ground-breaking news. Read World Oil's top news stories of 2022 here.
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December 21, 2022
The Zeus-1 well encountered 105 meters of net gas pay in carbonate reservoirs that re-enforces the area’s promising outlook and development.
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December 21, 2022
The revised initial exploration period will now expire in January 2024. Three additional periods totaling six years are available after the current period, with further possible extensions thereafter.
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