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Maersk Drilling bags contract from POSCO for Maersk Viking in Myanmar

Maersk Drilling bags contract from POSCO for Maersk Viking in Myanmar

Danish drilling rig operator Maersk Drilling has bagged a $33 million contract for its seventh-generation drillship Maersk Viking to undertake a three-well drilling program offshore Myanmar for South Korea-based POSCO International. The contract for the Maersk Viking drillship is likely to begin at the end of this year, with a projected duration of 154 days. […]

Equinor bags WA-542-P exploration permit in Carnarvon Basin, Australia

Equinor bags WA-542-P exploration permit in Carnarvon Basin, Australia

Equinor has been granted a new exploration permit – WA-542-P in the Northern Carnarvon Basin offshore Western Australia by the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administration (NOPTA) for an initial period of six years. The Norwegian oil and gas giant holds 100% ownership in the permit located in Australia’s northwest shelf. Located west of the recently […]

Project Atlas : Senex Energy draws first gas from Surat Basin gas project

Project Atlas : Senex Energy draws first gas from Surat Basin gas project

Australian energy company Senex Energy has announced that the AUD 140 million Project Atlas, an onshore coal seam gas project in Surat Basin, Queensland, has produced its first gas. The Surat Basin gas project involves the production of natural gas from a 58km2 acreage near Wandoan and Miles, which was won by Senex Energy from […]

Ghasha ultra sour gas project : Lukoil acquires 5% stake from ADNOC

Ghasha ultra sour gas project : Lukoil acquires 5% stake from ADNOC

Russian energy company Lukoil has acquired a 5% stake in the Ghasha ultra sour gas project in the Arabian Gulf, offshore Abu Dhabi, from the Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC). The Ghasha ultra sour gas project will involve the development of previously undeveloped deposits of gas, oil and gas condensate across nine shallow fields, […]

Gazprom Neft begins full-scale development of Achimovsky deposits

Gazprom Neft begins full-scale development of Achimovsky deposits

Messoyakhaneftegaz, a joint venture between Gazprom Neft and Rosneft, has commissioned a horizontal well at the Vostochno-Messoyakhskoye field in the Achimov deposits located in Siberia, Russia. The commissioning of the horizontal well marks the start of the full-scale development of the Achimovsky deposits located in the Gydan Peninsula, Tazovsky district, Yamalo-Nenets Autonomous Okrug. According to […]

Novatek, Gazprom Neft begin production from East-Urengoyskoye+North-Esetinskoye field

Novatek, Gazprom Neft begin production from East-Urengoyskoye+North-Esetinskoye field

Arcticgas, a joint venture formed by Novatek and Gazprom Neft, has started commercial production at the East-Urengoyskoye+North-Esetinskoye field in Russia’s Yamal-Nenets Autonomous Region. Located within the Samburgskiy license area, in the Purovsky district, the East-Urengoyskoye+North-Esetinskoye field is estimated to produce more than a billion cubic meters of natural gas and also 0.2 million tons of […]

Sparrows bags crane services contract for Idd El-Shargi North Dome field

Sparrows bags crane services contract for Idd El-Shargi North Dome field

Sparrows Group has bagged a contract from Qatar Petroleum to deliver crane maintenance services on the PS-1 platform at the Idd El-Shargi North Dome field offshore Qatar. The contract was won through a competitive tender process after the transfer of ownership of the asset. Sparrows Group said under the contract, it will be responsible for […]

Maersk Supply Service wins mooring lines contract for FPSO Fluminense

Maersk Supply Service wins mooring lines contract for FPSO Fluminense

Maersk Supply Service has won a contract to deliver an integrated mooring lines life extension solution for Royal Dutch Shell’s FPSO Fluminense, which includes project management, engineering, interface management and also offshore execution in Brazilian waters, off the coast of Rio de Janeiro. The offshore phase of the work is likely to begin in December, […]

Weatherford bags rig and well services contracts for Iraqi oil field

Weatherford bags rig and well services contracts for Iraqi oil field

Weatherford International has bagged two fully integrated rig contracts and one well services (through-tubing intervention) contract with an undisclosed multinational operator in an Iraqi oil field, which is considered to be among the largest proven oil fields in the world. The financial aspects of the contract were not disclosed by the US-based oilfield services company. […]

Baltim South West gas field in Egypt brought on stream by Eni, BP

Baltim South West gas field in Egypt brought on stream by Eni, BP

Baltim South West project : Eni and BP have started production from the Baltim South West gas field in the Egyptian waters of the Mediterranean Sea. The Baltim South West gas field is located in the Baltim South development lease, located in the shallow waters of Nile Delta, and contained in 25m of water depth. […]