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Premier Oil terminates drilling contract with Ocean Rig UDW

Premier and Noble Energy entered into a contract with Ocean Rig UDW on 3 June 2014, for the provision of the Eirik Raude drilling unit for an exploration drilling campaign in the Falkland Islands. Following a number of material operational issues with the Eirik Raude rig during the term of the cont... Friday, February 12, 2016

U.S. Shale Sees Lowest M&A Deal Activity for 6 Years in 2015

Evaluate Energy's upstream M&A review for 2015 showed that global deal value was down by 4% on the total seen in 2014, mainly due to the well-publicised price collapse forcing many companies to focus on merely surviving rather than any growth or acquisition strategies. Nowhere was this more apparent... Thursday, January 14, 2016

Noble Energy announces fourth quarter 2015 volume increase; capital expenditure estimates unchanged

Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) today increased its fourth quarter 2015 sales volumes to range between 405 and 415 thousand barrels of oil equivalent per day (MBoe/d), with the midpoint of the new estimate representing a 15 MBoe/d increase over the prior midpoint. Actual volumes sold in October and N... Wednesday, December 9, 2015

BG Group secures equity in Aphrodite discovery, offshore Cyprus

BG Group today announces it has taken a 35% holding in Block 12 offshore Cyprus which includes the Aphrodite gas discovery. This upstream position provides a potential source of gas to Egypt where BG Group holds equity in the two train LNG export facility at Idku as well as LNG offtake rights to lif... Monday, November 23, 2015

Noble Energy announces third quarter 2015 results; net loss of $283 million

Highlights Organic capital expenditures of $664 million, below the low end of guidance. Full year 2015 capital is now estimated at slightly below $3 billion, a reduction of approximately $100 million from prior estimates. Discretionary cash flow(1)was $708 million for the quarter. Production costs, ... Monday, November 2, 2015

Equatorial Guinea promotes new offshore exploration in 2016

Following the success of its 2012 and 2014 bidding rounds, the Ministry of Mines, Industry and Energy of Equatorial Guinea has announced it will launch a new bidding round for all remaining deep and ultra-deepwater blocks in 2016. Two operators have confirmed they will further explore prospects in ... Thursday, October 29, 2015

Noble Energy announces early start-up at Big Bend, Deepwater Gulf of Mexico; Humpback well to be plugged and abandoned

Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) announced today that the Big Bend oil development in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico commenced production on October 26, 2015. The single-well field is ramping as expected and is anticipated to reach a maximum gross production rate of approximately 20 thousand barrels of ... Thursday, October 29, 2015

Noble Energy to plug and abandon Cheetah exploration well

Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) announced today that the Cheetah exploration well in the Tilapia license offshore Cameroon reached the targeted Cretaceous interval and is being plugged and abandoned. The well encountered both crude oil and natural gas shows in multiple non-commercial reservoir sands.... Monday, September 28, 2015

Argos Resources completes farm-out of Licence PL001, North Falkland Basin

Argos Resources Limited (AIM: ARG.L), the Falkland Islands based company focussed on the North Falkland Basin, is pleased to confirm the completion by its wholly-owned subsidiary, Argos Exploration Limited, of a farmout agreement with Noble Energy Falklands Limited and Edison International S.p.A in ... Monday, September 21, 2015

Noble Energy increases third quarter volume expectations

Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) today provided new third quarter 2015 sales volume guidance, with the midpoint of the Company's new expectation representing a 10 thousand barrel of oil equivalent per day (MBoe/d) increase over the midpoint of its prior estimate. Following strong volume performance in... Tuesday, September 8, 2015

Noble Energy provides statement on regulatory framework in Israel

Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) continues to work diligently with the government of Israel to address matters necessary to facilitate the development of its world class discoveries at Tamar and Leviathan and ensure a stable investment climate. David L. Stover, Noble Energy's Chairman, President and ... Thursday, September 3, 2015

Natural Gas Developments & Export Options in the Eastern Mediterranean

With Israel poised to end months of regulatory uncertainty over the development of its natural gas sector, the prospect of a 'South East Mediterranean Gas Corridor' contributing to the EU's future energy security remains a distinct possibility, despite the Eastern Mediterranean region being fraught ... Thursday, August 6, 2015

Noble Energy announces second quarter 2015 results

Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE:NBL) announced today a second quarter 2015 net loss of $109 million, or $0.28 per diluted share. Excluding the impact of certain items which would typically not be considered by analysts in published earnings estimates, second quarter 2015 adjusted income(1) was $101 million... Monday, August 3, 2015

Noble Energy closes acquisition of Rosetta Resources

Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) today announced that the stockholders of Rosetta Resources Inc. overwhelmingly approved the merger of Rosetta into a subsidiary of Noble Energy. The transaction closed following the shareholder meeting and the merger will be effective at the end of today. In conjunctio... Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Q2 2015 Oil & Gas M&A Recovers to $115 billion in E&P Sector

Large Headline Figure Conceals Enduring Caution in the Market The total value of upstream oil and gas deals reached $115 billion during Q2 2015 ranking it as the second largest quarterly value since Evaluate Energy initiated its oil and gas M&A coverage 7 years ago. Although the headline figure fal... Friday, July 3, 2015

Falklands Oil and Gas Limited announces spud of Humpback well

Falkland Oil and Gas Limited (AIM:FOGL), the oil and gas exploration company focused on its extensive licence areas to the North, South and East of the Falklands islands, is pleased to announce that the 'Humpback' exploration well, was spudded on 13 June 2015. The well is located on licence PL012 i... Monday, June 15, 2015

Déjà vu for the Falkland Islands / Islas Malvinas

The Falkland Islands or Islas Malvinas is a favourite destination for wildlife fans, hosting thousands of Penguins, Elephant Seals, Sea Lions, and 65% of the world's black-browed albatross bird population. There are two types of sea lion in the Falkland Islands since 2012, the only common connection... Tuesday, May 26, 2015
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