Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (July 10, 2020)

ConocoPhillips reports extended-reach horizontal Niobrara Shale producers in Colorado’s D-J Basin plus Wolfbone Field-Bone Spring wells completed by Occidental Petroleum in Reeves County, Texas, top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

July 10, 2020

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of July 8, 2020

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the acquisition of Dominion's natural gas transmission and storage segment by Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway in a transaction worth nearly $10 billion.

July 8, 2020


E&P: July 2020 International Drilling Activity Highlights

Check out the latest oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world featured in the July issue of E&P including two significant oil discoveries offshore Mexico and Chesapeake Energy Marcellus Shale completions in Pennsylvania’s Susquehanna County.

July 8, 2020

Technology , Construction

TechnipFMC Inks Major Contract for Hydrocracking Complex in Egypt

TechnipFMC has signed a major engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) contract with Assiut National Oil Processing Company (ANOPC) for the construction of a new hydrocracking complex for the Assiut refinery in Egypt.

July 8, 2020

Exploration & Production

Sasol Gives Up License to Seek Offshore Gas in Mozambique

Sasol was awarded the research license in 2005. In 2013 it abandoned the deepwater part of the license, retaining the shallow water allotment to assess its hydrocarbon potential.

July 6, 2020


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

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

Sonatrach, Total Extend LNG Supply Deal

Algerian state energy company Sonatrach signed a deal June 25 with France’s Total to extend its supply of 2 million tonnes a year of LNG to the French market for another three years, Sonatrach said.

June 25, 2020

Field Development

FAR Defaults on Senegal Sangomar Project Obligations

The company owns 15% of the Sangomar oil and gas field being developed offshore Senegal.

June 24, 2020

Digital Oilfield , Logistics , Subsea

Cyberhawk Secures Multimillion-dollar Software Contract with Shell

Cyberhawk, the global leader in drone-based inspection and creator of iHawk, a cloud-based asset visualization software, said June 22 that it has secured a five-year, multimillion-dollar software contract with Royal Dutch Shell Plc.

June 22, 2020

Exploration & Production , Crude Oil

Libya’s Sharara Oil Field Declares Force Majeure after New Shutdown

The Sharara Oil Field, one of Libya's largest production areas, is run by a joint venture between the country's National Oil Corp. and Spain's Repsol, France's Total, Austria's OMV and Norway's Equinor.

June 9, 2020