Mediterranean Sea

Exploration & Production , Policy & Regulations

Israel, Lebanon Resume Talks on Disputed Maritime Border

The countries held three rounds of talks in October hosted by the United Nations at a peacekeeper base in southern Lebanon.

November 11, 2020

Exploration & Production , Policy & Regulations

Turkey Extends Exploration in Disputed Mediterranean Waters to Oct. 27

Two other vessels along with Oruc Reis will continue work in an area southeast of the Greek island of Rhodes until Oct. 27, Turkey’s Navy said in a maritime notice.

October 22, 2020

Reservoir Evaluation , Discoveries

Turkey Lifts Black Sea Gas Field Estimate after New Find

President Tayyip Erdogan said in August the field north of the Turkish coast in the Black Sea contained 320 Bcm of gas, making it Turkey's biggest natural gas discovery.

October 19, 2020

Highlights , Emerging Plays , Discoveries

E&P Plus: October 2020 International Drilling Activity Highlights

Check out the latest oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world featured in the October issue of E&P Plus including Apache’s recent discovery offshore Suriname plus additional reservoirs in Guyana’s Stabroek Block.

October 14, 2020

Acquisitions & Divestitures , Trends

Energy A&D Transactions from the Week of Oct. 7, 2020

Here’s a snapshot of recent energy deals including the closing of Chevron’s roughly $13 billion acquisition of Noble Energy plus the $825 million sale of Occidental’s Colombia onshore assets.

October 7, 2020

Exploration & Production

Turkish Drillship Heads Back to Turkey from off Cyprus

Cyprus’ internationally recognized Greek Cypriot government has long been at odds with Turkey, which began drilling for oil and gas near Cyprus last year.

October 5, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (Oct. 2, 2020)

An Eagleville Field-Eagle Ford Shale well completed by Devon Energy plus two Wolfcamp discoveries reported in Reeves County, Texas, top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

October 2, 2020

Public Capital , Shale Plays , Acquisitions & Divestitures , Mergers

Noble Energy Shareholders Likely to Approve Multibillion-dollar Merger with Chevron

The purchase of Noble Energy would boost Chevron's U.S. shale oil holdings and add nearly 1 Bcf of natural gas reserves close to growing markets.

October 1, 2020

Exploration & Production

Leviathan to Sell $190 Million of Natural Gas to Israel’s Ramat Hovav Plant

Supply of the 1.3 billion cubic meters of gas is expected to begin in December and last for 30 months, or until the Karish and Tanin gas fields begin commercial operation.

September 24, 2020

Exploration & Production , Policy & Regulations

Turkey, Greece Agree to Resume Talks after Four Years

Tensions flared in August after Ankara sent its Oruc Reis seismic survey ship into disputed waters, escorted by gunboats, to map out sea territory for possible oil and gas drilling.

September 23, 2020