In this issue: Norway’s dramatic changes to oil and gas taxation, Somalia opens...
- Beneath Northern Lights: new issue of Offshore Technology Focus out now
- Odfjell and Total agree to delay South African drilling work
- The cold thaw: inside Russia’s $300bn Arctic oil and gas investment
- Deepwater exploration: what it takes to drill really really deep
- Is it the right time for oil exploration in Australia?
OMV concludes Hades discovery size estimate near Morvin field
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has announced that OMV Norway, operator of production licence (PL) 644, has reduced the size estimated of its Hades gas/condensate discovery in the Norwegian Sea.
Understanding the current market impacts on the Mauritania and Senegal oil and gas sector
The MSGBC Basin comprises of five countries however only one of which (Senegal) currently has oil and gas production and along with Mauritania is expected to see significant growth in the sector in the 2020s.
Eni expands gas and condensate potential in Song Hong Basin
Italian oil and gas company Eni has discovered a significant hydrocarbon accumulation on the Ken Bau discovery located in Block 114, Song Hong Basin, offshore Vietnam.
Beneath Northern Lights: new issue of Offshore Technology Focus out now
In this issue: Norway’s dramatic changes to oil and gas taxation, Somalia opens up subsea resources, stemming the tide of job losses, and more.
Aker BP receives PSA consent to drill two fields offshore Norway
Aker BP has received safety consent from the Norwegian offshore safety watchdog Petroleum Safety Authority (PSA) to use two rigs for production drilling on two separate fields offshore Norway.
US BOEM plans Gulf of Mexico oil and gas lease sale in November
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in the US has unveiled plans to offer around 78.8 million acres for a region-wide lease sale that would feature unleased areas available in federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
South Akcakoca Sub-Basin Gas Field, Black Sea
South Akcakoca Sub-Basin (SASB) gas field is one of the biggest natural gas production and development projects located in the Black Sea, offshore Turkey, at a water depth of less than 100m.
BP receives approval from NOPSEMA to drill Ironbark-1 well
Australian offshore regulator NOPSEMA has approved BP’s environment plan for the Ironbark-1 exploration well.
Taggart Field Development, Gulf of Mexico
Taggart is a deep-water oil and natural gas field located at a water depth of 5,650ft in the Mississippi Canyon Block 816 of the outer continental shelf (OCS) in the Gulf of Mexico, US.
Indian petrochemical industry battles demand loss amidst Covid-19 pandemic
India is currently the third largest affected country in the world with more than nine lakh reported COVID-19 cases, only behind the US and Brazil. The first case in the country was reported in Kerala at the end of January 2020 and increased gradually at a slower pace during February-April 2020.
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