South Sudan Makes Small Oil Discovery, First Since Independence

The new field in the Adar area of the state contains 5.3 million barrels of recoverable oil and will be linked to the nearby Paloch oil fields, which are operated by Dar Petroleum Operating Co., the minister Awow Daniel Chuang said.

August 22, 2019


Equinor, Partners Find Oil At Sputnik In Barents Sea

The well, drilled to a vertical depth of 1,569 m below the seabed by the West Hercules semisubmersible rig, encountered a 15-m oil column in a Triassic sandstone reservoir, Equinor said in a news release.

August 20, 2019


Lundin Strikes Oil At Goddo Prospect In North Sea

Drilled by the Leiv Eiriksson semi-submersible drilling rig, the well encountered weathered and fractured basement in an estimated 20-m oil column, Lundin Petroleum said in a news release.

August 19, 2019


Tullow Shares Soar On Guyana Oil Discovery

Tullow CEO Paul McDade said Jethro-1 is expected to hold more than 100 million recoverable barrels of oil.

August 12, 2019

Discoveries , Deepwater

Talos Hits More Pay In US GOM’s Green Canyon Area

Oil was encountered at the Bulleit and Orlov prospects, the company said.

August 8, 2019


Aker BP Makes Gas Discovery In North Sea

NPD described the discovery as small, putting its estimated size between 0.6 and 1.7 million standard cubic meters of recoverable oil equivalent.

August 7, 2019

Reservoir Evaluation , Highlights , Field Development , Discoveries

Best Of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Aug. 2, 2019)

ConocoPhillips Niobrara producers plus the completion of a South Texas field’s first horizontal well top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

August 2, 2019

Exploration & Production , Highlights , Field Development , Discoveries

International Highlights

Check out the latest activity highlights from around the world. 

August 1, 2019

Unconventional , Highlights , Discoveries , Shale Plays

Best Of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (July 26, 2019)

Marathon Three Forks discovery, Marcellus completions from Chesapeake and Cabot plus an offshore discovery by Exxon Mobil top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

July 26, 2019


Eni Finds Gas, Condensate Offshore Vietnam

Drilled to a depth of 3,606 m, exploration well Ken Bau 1X encountered several intervals of gas and condensate sandstone interbedded with Miocene age shale, with an estimated net reservoir thickness in excess of 100 m, Eni said in a news release.

July 24, 2019