A rig in the Gulf of Mexico. (Anadarko) Exploration & Production

Mexico seeks to solve deepwater ‘mystery’

Mexico has gathered mountains of offshore data in recent years. But it is unclear if it will be enough to tempt a supermajor into deepwater gas production.

By Chris Noon 27 July 2017
Greater Sunrise gas could be used to backfill the Darwin LNG plant in northern Australia. (ConocoPhillips) Exploration & Production

East Timor’s last chance for Greater Sunrise

East Timor is running out of time to develop its Greater Sunrise gas fields, as potential investors consider alternatives.

17 July 2017
Exploration & Production

Exxon signs PSC for Suriname’s Block 59

ExxonMobil has signed a production-sharing contract for deepwater Block 59 offshore Suriname with state-run company Staatsolie Maatschappij Suriname.

14 July 2017
Exploration & Production

YPF planning to boost output at Santa Cruz

Argentine state-run company YPF plans to boost oil and gas production in the giant Patagonian province of Santa Cruz.

14 July 2017
Exploration & Production

US offers 30 mln hectares in massive offshore auction

The United States Department of the Interior is offering 30.7 million hectares comprising 14,220 unleased blocks in the Gulf of Mexico.

14 July 2017
Exploration & Production

MOSB gets green light to build oil and gas supply base in Myanmar

Myanmar Offshore Supply Base has received approval from the Myanmar Investment Commission to construct an oil and gas supply base in the state of Mon.

14 July 2017
The Dolphin platform off the Trinidadian coast. (BG Group) Exploration & Production

BP projects will turn tide in Trinidad in 2019 – expert

Projects controlled by BP’s Trinidadian unit are the Caribbean country’s best hope of boosting its gas production, which has slumped in recent years.

14 July 2017
Sharjah is hoping to boost exploration. (Flickr/IrenicRhonda) Exploration & Production

Sharjah prepares to attempt exploration boost

Sharjah is hoping to boost exploration in the emirate with the publication of a seismic survey, says Chief Executive Hatem al-Mosa.

14 July 2017
Exploration & Production

Abu Dhabi, Egypt and Oman boost Middle East drilling

The number of rigs targeting gas in the Middle East ticked up by only 1% in June, as gains in Egypt, Oman and Abu Dhabi offset a decline in activity in Pakistan.

14 July 2017
Exploration & Production

Vaca Muerta set for big rise in oil and gas output – Woodmac

Wood Mackenzie has forecast a significant increase in oil and gas production from existing projects in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta formation.

13 July 2017
Exploration & Production

Mexico awards 21 of 24 offered licences in ‘Round 2.3’

Mexico’s government received a boost on Wednesday as it awarded 21 exploration and production licences out of a total of 24 onshore oil and gas blocks offered in an auction known as ‘Round 2.3’.

13 July 2017
Exploration & Production

Philippines prepares to open Reed Bank blocks for exploration

The Philippines is preparing to open oil and gas exploration blocks in the Reed Bank area to competitive bidding in December.

13 July 2017
Exploration & Production

Drillship moves into position in Cyprus Block 11

A vessel contracted by Total and Eni to explore Block 11 offshore Cyprus has moved into position.

13 July 2017
South Pars Phase 12. Qatar and Iran have considered unitising the field in the past. (Pars O&G) Exploration & Production

Iran should consider unitising its border fields – expert

Unitising gas fields that straddle Iran’s borders could help it save money and promote geopolitical stability.

13 July 2017
Exploration & Production

Shell set to sell Corrib stake to Canadian investors

Shell has agreed to sell its 45% interest in Ireland’s Corrib gas venture for $1.23 billion to CPP Investment Board Europe, a subsidiary of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board.

12 July 2017
Total CEO Patrick Pouyanné (left) meets Iranian President Hassan Rouhani. (PA) Exploration & Production

Total deal unlikely to be scuppered by Iranian MPs

Opposition from some Iranian politicians to the deal to develop South Pars Phase 11 is unlikely to derail the project, analysts say.

12 July 2017
Exploration & Production

Mixed picture on PCI implementation – ACER

Only around one-third of projects earmarked by the EU as Projects of Common Interest have managed to stick to their original time schedules over the last couple of years.

12 July 2017
Exploration & Production

Brazil’s deepwater fields as profitable as shale – Total CEO

Output from Brazil’s deepwater fields can be as profitable as shale gas, Total Chief Executive Patrick Pouyanné has said.

11 July 2017
Exploration & Production

Total well positioned for North Dome development deal

Total is in pole position to be awarded deals by Qatar for the further development of the North Dome gas field.

11 July 2017
Exploration & Production

Iranian MPs will not challenge South Pars deal directly

An Iranian MP has denied claims that several members of Iran’s Parliament are preparing to challenge a deal for the development of South Pars Phase 11.

11 July 2017
Exploration & Production

Trinidad to end production decline by 2019

Trinidad and Tobago is expected to break the trend of declining gas production in 2019 as a result of new gas discoveries and recently sanctioned projects.

11 July 2017

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