Reservoir Evaluation , Discoveries

Oil Search Finds Oil, Deems Alaska Drilling Campaign a ‘Success’

The company reported the discovery of oil from a well west of the Horseshoe discovery and hydrocarbon pay from a sidetrack.

April 1, 2020

Emerging Plays , Discoveries

International Highlights

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

April 1, 2020

Shelf , Discoveries

Byron Energy Strikes Pay in US Gulf of Mexico Well

Byron Energy’s latest well located on South Marsh Island Block 71 in shallow water Gulf of Mexico was flowing at a rate of 8.3 million cubic feet per day of gas.

March 23, 2020


MOL Norge, Lundin Petroleum Hit Oil, Gas In Norwegian North Sea

MOL said preliminary evaluation of the main discovery shows recoverable resources between 12 million barrels of oil equivalent (MMboe) and 71 MMboe.

March 19, 2020


Total Makes Gas Discovery In North Sea

Total, which holds a 30% working interest and is operator of the field, said the well was drilled in water about 80 m deep.

March 17, 2020


CNOOC Makes Large-sized Discovery In Bohai Bay

The company said the discovery well was drilled and completed at a depth of 1,596 m and encountered oil pay zones with a total thickness of about 20 m.

March 16, 2020


Equinor, Neptune Strike Oil In North Sea

The company said the wells, which followed the Sigrun appraisal well drilled in 2018, aimed to prove extra resources and clarify commerciality.

March 2, 2020

Unconventional , Discoveries , Shale Plays

Torchlight Energy Strikes Oil, Gas At Orogrande Test Well

The oil producer said it expects the new field—The Upper Pennsylvanian Silt (WolfPenn)—to be an oil-rich reservoir with significant volumes of gas as well.

February 25, 2020


VAALCO Energy Makes Oil Discovery Offshore Gabon

VAALCO Energy Inc. said Feb. 18 that the South East Etame 4P appraisal wellbore drilled from the VAALCO operated South East Etame North Tchibala platform offshore Gabon in the Etame Marin permit area successfully encountered oil sands in the Gamba formation.

February 19, 2020


Eni Says Offshore Mexico Find Could Make Block Commercial

The new find is believed to contain between 200 million and 300 million barrels of light oil at a water depth of 340 m.

February 18, 2020