Britain has awarded a record number of offshore oil and gas licences in its latest round of tenders, it said on November 29, as the country scrambles to attract new exploration before existing infrastructure is decommissioned, Reuters reports.
In a unanimous decision, the Senate on November 19 endorsed a bill seeking to encourage the Federal Government to invest resources in the exploration of petroleum products in the Northern parts of Nigeria, the local newspaper Guardian has reported.
Petroleum Geo-Services (PGS) announced on November 14 the TRITON GeoStreamer Full Azimuth survey, a new solution to complex imaging problems in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico. PGS offer this survey as the next important advance in tailored acquisition design and state-of
Papers covering petroleum agreements between government and some private companies and organisations for explorations rights are to be presented to parliament next week, Ghana Business News reported on November 8.
Rosneft subsidiary TNK-Uvat has discovered a new oil field and name it Kirilkinskoye, the company reported in a news release. Material from the operational analysis of oil and dissolved gas reserves have been discussed and approved by the State Commission for Reserves.
The Yamal autonomous area’s expert council has discussed the prospects of exploration in Yamal and measures to boost exploration works in the region.
Yamal first deputy governor Aleksey Sitnikov chaired a meeting of the council in Tyumen on October 22.
Total has resumed exploring for oil and gas in Uganda's lake Albert region, Reuters reported on October 22, citing Total. This was more than a month after the discovery of unexploded ordinance led it to suspend operations.
KrisEnergy Ltd. (“KrisEnergy” or “the Company”), an independent upstream oil and gas company, has announced that on 21 October, the Songa Mercur semisubmersible rig began drilling the Ca Ngu-1 exploration well in Block 120 offshore central Vietnam.
The government is working on a plan that is expected to attract more oil and gas exploration by reducing the number of license groups for such activities from 69 to only eight, the Indonesian newspaper Jakarta Post reported on October 22.