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Confidence crisis for UK oil and gas
Increased running costs, reduced efficiency and cheap oil have contributed to a dramatic drop in optimism in the UK’s oil and gas industry, a survey reveals. Oil & Gas UK’s...
SeaBird secures $176-million LOA from TGS for 2D surveys in Mexico and US
SeaBird Exploration has secured a letter of award, worth about $176 million, from TGS-NOPEC Geophysical (TGS) to undertake 2D seismic surveys in Mexico and the US Atlantic.
Technip wins contract for Abu Dhabi Nasr Phase II project
French engineering firm Technip has secured a contract from Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Company (ADMA-OPCO) to support the Nasr Phase II full field development project.
Eni partners Sonangol for Angola projects
Eni and Sonangol have signed an agreement to jointly develop oil and gas projects offshore Angola.The firms will establish a team to study the potential of the non-associated gas...
Cairn and partners complete SNE-1 well drilling programme
Cairn Energy and its joint venture partners have completed operations on the SNE-1 well, offshore Senegal.The well, which is about 100km offshore in the Sangomar Offshore block,...
Oyster Petroleum to acquire 30% interest in UK North Sea P.2132 licence
Exploration and production firm Oyster Petroleum has agreed to acquire a 30% interest in the P.2132 licence, UK North Sea.Maersk Oil North Sea UK currently operates the licence with...
Saudi Aramco's oil resources to grow to 900 billion barrels by 2025
Saudi Aramco expects to have 900 billion barrels of oil resources by 2025, up from the current 790 billion barrels, a company executive has said.
Petrofac wins ultra-deepwater contract in Nova Scotia
Petrofac has been awarded a contract to work with the government of Nova Scotia to help identify the best way forward to exploit its ultra-deepwater oil potential.
BP’s Trinidad and Tobago platform greenlit
BP Trinidad and Tobago (bpTT) has been given the go-ahead to build a mostly unmanned platform and accompanying subsea infrastructure 50 miles south-east of the republic’s...
Optimism in UK’s offshore oil and gas industry falling
Optimism in the UK’s offshore oil and gas is declining, statistics show. The Oil & Gas UK Business Sentiment Index for the second quarter of 2014 revealed that a recent drop of...