Exploration

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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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August 19, 2022
South Africa expects TotalEnergies SE to submit a production plan within weeks to utilize a prolific offshore gas discovery that will form a key part of increasing investment in the sector.
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August 08, 2022
Britain needs to keep developing new oil and gas fields in the North Sea even as it rolls out major offshore wind and carbon capture and storage projects across the country, according Shell’s UK head of upstream.
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August 05, 2022
Offshore Energies UK has given its backing to plans by Equinor and its partners to progress a major oil and gas field on the UK continental shelf.
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August 05, 2022
The Rosebank oil and gas project could lead to an investment of £4.1 billion ($5 billion) in the UK and create more than a thousand jobs if it goes ahead, according to Equinor ASA.
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July 29, 2022
Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) announced a second discovery of natural gas resources in the first exploration well in Abu Dhabi’s Offshore Block 2 Exploration Concession, operated by Eni.
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July 28, 2022
Aquaterra Energy has been awarded a high-pressure high temperature subsea riser contract with oil and gas operator, Umid Babek Operating Company (UBOC), for the exploration of its HP well on the Babek project in Azerbaijan.
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July 28, 2022
Neptune Energy has begun drilling on the Ofelia exploration well in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, the company announced.
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July 22, 2022
Schlumberger said annual sales will rise the most in 11 years as concern over inadequate energy supplies outweighs recessionary fears among major oil explorers.
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July 20, 2022
NOIA President Erik Milito said restoring U.S. energy security must include the resumption of domestic offshore oil and gas leasing, which did not happen with Biden’s Wednesday announcement of Executive Actions on Climate to Address Extreme Heat and Boost Offshore Wind.
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July 2022
Pay-to-play time is likely nigh in Guyana, as the tiny nation appears poised to flex the economic muscle that comes with the rapid ascension from an obscure extra to a starring role on the world petroleum stage.
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July 2022
After improving considerably during first-quarter 2022, E&P activity in the southwestern U.S. grew further in the second quarter, hitting its highest level in the Dallas Fed survey’s six-year history. However, cost escalations and supply chain issues are major problems.
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July 2022
In the category of not throwing rocks, while SEG and AAPG waived formally merging, the two societies are, for the first time, in their respective histories co-sponsoring their annual conventions/conferences during the same week, at the same facility, in Houston this fall.
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