Check out the latest oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world featured in the September issue of E&P including plans to drill and test a play offshore the U.K. originally discovered by ConocoPhillips in 1982.
Well-Safe Solutions has acquired the West Epsilon jack-up rig from Seadrill on Sept. 14 sparking another job boost for the company.
Aker Solutions has secured a three-year contract extension to an existing framework agreement on Sept. 11 for work at North Sea fields operated by ConocoPhillips.
Up to three new wells will be drilled at a cost of around 2 billion Norwegian crowns ($222 million), Equinor said.
As part of the agreement, Shell will compensate Prosafe through a fee considering the 10-month mobilization deferment of a U.K. North Sea contract at the Shearwater platform.
CGG has commenced a new multiclient 3D survey in the Northern North Sea, the company said on Aug. 27.
Equinor plans to not drill any new unconventional wells this year in the U.S., where it has acreage in the Bakken and Marcellus shale formations, a spokesman for the Norway-based oil and gas company said.
A Total spokeswoman said production of around 5,500 boe/d was temporarily halted at the unmanned platform as a safety precaution.
As oil and gas operators scale back production and spending, exploration and appraisal drilling activity in the region has taken a massive hit.
Check out the latest oil and gas drilling activity highlights from around the world featured in the August issue of E&P including Equinor’s discovery of a potentially large oil reservoir offshore Canada’s Flemish Pass plus an Alaska wildcat on the North Slope reported by 88 Energy.