Cimarex Meramec wells, Marathon Three Forks discoveries plus ConocoPhillips Alaska drilling permits top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.
Private-equity fund HitecVision and Omani oil group Petrogas teamed up to buy a portfolio of Total's British North Sea oil fields for $635 million, the companies said July 10.
Norwegian oil and gas firm Equinor ASA on Sunday said it will sell a 16% stake in Lundin Petroleum AB for about $1.56 billion, and in return acquire an additional 2.6% stake in Johan Sverdrup oilfield.
The survey, which will cover about 850 sq km, will be carried out by the Ramform Vanguard starting this month.
Exxon Mobil is considering selling all of the stakes it holds in oil and gas fields off the Norwegian coast, a spokeswoman said.