Canadian Natural Resources Ltd. said on Dec. 4 it expects to spend CA$4.05 billion (US$3.05 billion) in 2020, CA$250 million (US$188 million) more than in 2019, after the Canadian province of Alberta lifted some curtailments on new oil wells last month.
Neptune Energy and its joint venture partners BP and JAPEX announced the award of new drilling services contracts on Dec. 3 for the Seagull project in the U.K. North Sea.
KCA Deutag has been awarded a five-year contract extension by CNR International Ltd. (CNRI) on Dec. 2 for three platforms operating in the U.K. North Sea.
Using better technology, including frac sands, and working hand-in-hand with other operators makes Permian Basin operations more efficient.
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.