Kosmos Energy has completed drilling the Resolution exploration well (Kosmos 50%, BP 50%) in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, the company said on Nov. 26.
Last year, BHP ended a massive loss-making seven-year foray into shale by selling most of its U.S. onshore shale oil and gas assets to BP for $10.5 billion.
Wolfcamp wells and a U.S. Gulf of Mexico development test by Shell plus four Eagle Ford producers top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.
Companies looking for alternatives to onshore developments have been rolling out exploration campaigns focused on areas where infrastructure already exists and using seismic data to help find more resources.
Powder River Basin completions by Anschutz Exploration plus U.S. Gulf of Mexico development in Exxon Mobil’s Julia Field top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.
Sembcorp Marine Rigs & Floaters Pte. Ltd. has won a contract from Shell Offshore Inc. to build and integrate the topside and hull of a floating production unit (FPU) for the Whale field in the Gulf of Mexico (GoM) on Nov. 1.