Eni, Partners Discover Gas in Nooros Area Offshore Egypt

The well hit a 152-m thick gas column in the Messinian age sandstones of the Abu Madi Formation with excellent petrophysical properties, Eni said in a news release.

July 1, 2020


CNOOC Makes Oil, Gas Discovery in South China Sea

The discovery well HZ26-6-1 was drilled and completed at a depth of 4,276 m and encountered oil and gas pay zones.

June 29, 2020

Rig Counts , Emerging Plays , Discoveries

International Highlights

Check out the latest E&P highlights from around the world.

June 1, 2020

Company Profiles , Unconventional , Emerging Plays , Discoveries , Shale Plays

Born in the Bakken

U.S. tight rock oil production exceeded 9 million barrels per day in March, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration. The story began 20 years ago in Richland County, Mont., with a prospector, two wildcatters, Halliburton and a bold venture: land a lateral in the middle Bakken—and frac it.

May 22, 2020


Petrobras Finds New ‘Optimum Quality’ Oil Within Presalt Region

The oil was found in the Buzios oil field offshore Brazil.

May 11, 2020


Repsol-led Group Makes Deepwater Oil Find in Gulf of Mexico

The consortium said in a statement that the find was in the Polok-1 and Chinwol-1 wells, located in Block 29 of the Salina Basin, off the southeastern states Veracruz and Tabasco.

May 4, 2020


SDX Energy Makes Commercial Gas Discovery in Egypt

The company estimates the well, which was drilled to a measured depth of 7,245 feet, encountered about 24 billion cubic feet equivalent of recoverable gas and condensate resources.

April 8, 2020


Wintershall Dea Makes Oil Find in Norwegian Sea

The well hit an oil column of at least 60 meters in the Garn Formation and an oil column of at least 120 meters in the Tilje Formation.

April 7, 2020


Equinor, Partners Make Oil Discovery in US GoM

Drilled by the Pacific Khamsin rig to a depth of 33,348 feet, the well found about 200 ft of net oil pay with good reservoir characteristics in Paleogene sandstone.

April 6, 2020


Apache, Total Score Another Win with Discovery Offshore Suriname

The Sapakara West-1 well hit gas condensate and oil, boosting confidence in the play located offshore Suriname.

April 2, 2020