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Ikon Science readies international team for market recovery

Ikon Science, the reservoir geoscience company, is strengthening its presence in several key international oil producing areas.   Mark Bashforth, CEO, Ikon Science said: ‘Our announcement today is the latest initiative and signal to the upstream oil and gas community that we are raising the compan ...

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Posted 10 hours agoPress > Ikon Science

Enquest - Kraken on track and 2017 production guidance confirmed

Highlights  Kraken development on track to deliver first oil before the end of June 2017, with further excellent progress on drilling.  EnQuest reaffirms its guidance for the full year 2017 of average production between 45,000 Boepd and 51,000 Boepd, which reflects the Kraken contribution in H ...

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Posted 10 hours agoPress > EnQuestKraken

Amerisur Resources - Platanillo-21 Update

  Amerisur Resources Plc, the oil and gas producer and explorer focused on South America, is pleased to provide an update on Platanillo-21, the second well on Pad 2N, the northern extension of the Platanillo Field.   Platanillo-21, the 19 th new well of the drilling campaign, in addition t ...

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Posted 10 hours agoPress > Amerisur ResourcesPlatanillo-21South America

Faroe Petroleum - Brasse appraisal well commences drilling in the Norwegian North Sea

  Faroe Petroleum, the independent oil and gas company focusing principally on exploration, appraisal and production opportunities in Norway, the UK and Atlantic Margin, is pleased to announce the commencement of the Faroe-operated Brasse appraisal well 31/7-2S in the Norwegian North Sea (Faroe 5 ...

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Posted 10 hours agoPress > Faroe PetroleumNorwayNorwegian Continental Shelf +1

Regal Petroleum - MEX-109 Well Initial Testing Results

  MEX-109 Well Initial Testing Results  Regal Petroleum plc (AIM: RPT), the AIM-quoted oil and gas exploration and production group, announces the initial testing results of the MEX-109 well located at its Mekhediviska-Golotvshinska (MEX-GOL) gas and condensate field in Ukraine.  The MEX-109 w ...

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Posted 2 days agoPress > Regal PetroleumAIMMEX-109 +2

BP announces start of production from Quad 204 project, west of Shetland

UK project is the third of seven new upstream major projects expected to come on stream for BP in 2017. BP, on behalf of co-venturers Shell and Siccar Point Energy, is pleased to announce first oil from the redeveloped Schiehallion Area, following completion of the multi-billion-pound Quad 204 pro ...

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Posted 3 days agoPress > BPShetlandNorth Sea +1

AWE spuds Waitsia-3 appraisal well in Western Australia

AWE spuds Waitsia-3 appraisal well AWE Limited (ASX: AWE), the Operator of Permits L1/L2 in the northern Perth Basin, Western Australia, advises that the Waitsia-3 appraisal well commenced drilling operations at 19:00 hours (7:00 pm) AWST on 19 May 2017. As at 06:00 hours (6.00am) AWST today, th ...

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Posted 3 days agoPress > AWE LimitedSpud WatchWaitsia +2

Premier Oil - Zama-1 Spudded

  Premier is pleased to announce that the Zama-1 exploration well in Block 7 (Premier equity 25 per cent) in the shallow water Sureste Basin, offshore Mexico, was spudded at 0630 on 21 May 2017.  This is the first exploration well to be drilled on acreage awarded in Mexico's first international li ...

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Posted 3 days agoPress > Premier OilZama-1Spud Watch +2

Cautious progress in Libya’s oil output

Rising Libyan oil production is primarily the result of the military success of General Khalifa Haftar, whose so-called Libyan National Army forces are wresting unitary control of the oil supply chain from a patchwork of local militias. These advances have forced the UN-backed Government of Nation ...

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Posted 5 days agoOpinion > PlattsLibyaOil

ExxonMobil Announces Positive Muruk-1 Sidetrack Well Results

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) today announced positive results on the Muruk-1 sidetrack well in the Papua New Guinea North Highlands, 13 miles (21 kilometers) northwest of the Hides gas field. The Muruk-1 sidetrack well encountered high-quality sandstone reservoirs southwest of the Muruk-1 na ...

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Posted 9 days agoPress > ExxonMobilMuruk-1Papua New Guinea

BP announces start of production from West Nile Delta development achieving first gas eight months ahead of schedule and production 20 percent above plan

    BP today announced that it has started gas production from the first two fields, Taurus and Libra, of the West Nile Delta development in Egypt. The project was delivered eight months ahead of start-up schedule and under budget. First gas was exported to Egypt's national grid on 24 March ...

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Posted 14 days agoPress > BPWest Nile DeltaEgypt

BP announces major gas find offshore Senegal

Yakaar-1 exploration well result confirms potential scale of the petroleum system offshore Mauritania and Senegal LONDON - BP along with joint venture partner Kosmos Energy announced today a major gas discovery offshore Senegal. The Yakaar-1 exploration well was drilled to a total depth of appro ...

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Posted 17 days agoPress > BPKosmos EnergySenegal +1

Why a tightening US natural gas system could put the squeeze on LNG

Europe is banking on cheap US LNG exports competing with Russian pipeline natural gas to keep prices low and global supplies plentiful. But the US natural gas system is not as comfortable as you might think. The US produced less gas in 2016 than in 2015, the first time since 2005 that gas output ...

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Posted 23 days agoOpinion > PlattsLNGUSA +1

BP agrees sale of interest in SECCO to Sinopec

BP today announced that it has agreed to sell its 50% stake in the Shanghai SECCO Petrochemical Company Limited (SECCO) to Gaoqiao Petrochemical Co Ltd, a 100% subsidiary of China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec), BP's joint venture partner, for a total consideration of $1.68 billion.  “ ...

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Posted 28 days agoPress > BPSinopec

Nighthawk announces an update to production levels.

Nighthawk, the US focused oil development and production company (AIM: HAWK and OTCQX: NHEGY), announces an update to production levels.  Production Update Gross and net* oil production (unaudited), in barrels, for the first three months of 2017 is summarised below.    Monthly   ...

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Posted 29 days agoPress > Nighthawk EnergyAIM