Touchstone Exploration Makes ‘Significant’ Gas Discovery

Drilled to a total depth of 10,039 ft by Well Services Petroleum Ltd. Rig #80 to test a formation south of the Cascadura gas discovery, the well hit a total of about 589 net ft of pay.

October 14, 2020


Gazprom Hits Natural Gas at Kara Sea Offshore Russia

The company said commercial gas inflow was obtained with a flow rate of about 600,000 cubic meters per day.

October 9, 2020


Equinor, Partners Discover Oil, Gas at North Sea Swisher Prospect

Equinor said on Sept. 29 it has found oil and gas at the Swisher prospect, where recoverable resources are estimated to be between 13-28 million barrels of oil equivalent.

September 29, 2020

Discoveries , Conventional

Eni, BP Hit Natural Gas Offshore Egypt

he Nidoco NW-1 exploratory well hit gas-bearing sands for a total thickness of 100 meters, Eni said.

September 16, 2020

Discoveries , Logistics

Shell Launches Open Innovation Studio to Reimagine the Future of Work in Exploration

Studio X, a first-of-its-kind open innovation studio powered by Shell, launched on Sept. 14 with three initial products to help define the future of exploration. 

September 15, 2020


Exxon Mobil, Partners Make 18th Discovery Offshore Guyana

The latest oil discovery was made by the Redtail-1 well in the southeast part of the Stabroek Block.

September 8, 2020


Turkey’s Erdogan Announces Historic Gas Find in Black Sea

President Tayyip Erdogan on Aug. 21 said Turkey discovered its biggest-ever natural gas field holding 320 billion cubic meters (11.3 Tcf) in the Black Sea, and more could be found.

August 21, 2020


Barron Petroleum Makes ‘Major’ Discovery in Permian Basin

The company also said it has identified 67 high-graded Strawn formation locations.

August 20, 2020


Russia’s Gazprom Neft Discovers Oil Field in Urals Region

The company said the Roshchinskoye oil field has “geological reserves” of 4 million tonnes (29.3 million barrels).

August 13, 2020


Neptune Energy Reports Commercial Oil Discovery in North Sea

Estimated volumes at the Dugong discovery are 40 to 120 million barrels of oil equivalent (MMboe), the company said.

August 4, 2020