INPEX joins offshore Mozambique exploration drive

Offshore staff

STAVANGER, Norway – INPEX Mozambique has farmed into 25% of Statoil’s interest in its operated exploration license offshore Mozambique.

This covers two blocks in areas 2 and 5, covering 8,041 sq km (3,104 sq mi) in the offshore Rovuma basin. Water depths range from 300-2,500 m (984-8,202 ft).

During the second half of this year the drillship Discoverer Americas will start drilling the first of two planned wells.

4/2/2013

Statoil Mozambique

Related Articles

Atlantic reins in North Sea capex

Dec 17, 2014

Atlantic Petroleum has budgeted total capex next year of around DKK 110 million ($18.4 million).

ETI progresses North Sea CO2 storage studies

Dec 17, 2014

The Energy Technologies Institute (ETI) is seeking partners for the next phase of a North Sea carbon dioxide (CO2) storage study.

Rockhopper to exit offshore Malta license

Dec 16, 2014

Rockhopper says it plans to exit the Area 4 license offshore Malta at the end of the first exploration phase on Jan. 18, 2015. 

Island nations off East Africa hold frontier exploration potential

Dec 12, 2014 In light of the recent discoveries that have been made offshore East Africa, the archipelagos of the Indian Ocean have received more attention from the international oil and gas industry. While the...

Local content rules in Nigeria expected to transform West Africa

Dec 12, 2014 In 2010, the Nigerian Oil and Gas Industry Content Act, or the Local Content Act as it is commonly called, became law. The act had been 10 years in the making and prescribes minimum thresholds for ...

Trending News

Oceanteam sells vessel stake to J. Ray McDermott Norway

Dec 19, 2014

Oceanteam Shipping ASA has completed the transfer of its 50% ownership stake in its jointly owned pipelay vessel CSV North Ocean 102 to J. Ray McDermott Norway.

Ennsub unveils new deepwater deployment systems

Dec 19, 2014

Ennsub has completed the design and manufacture of two workclass ROV deployment systems, which have been designed and manufactured for ROVOP and are due to be installed into a newbuild, Tier 1 pipelay vessel early in 2015.

‘Largest’ new gantry crane launches Nordic Trym vessel

Dec 19, 2014

The new shipyard facility of Honghua Offshore Oil & Gas Equipment Co. in Jiangsu, China, has launched its first ship, an IMT982 platform supply vessel named Nordic Trym. The vessel was launched in a unique way, using the yard’s new gantry crane. 

Offshore photo of the day

Schlumberger to support Mariner well operations

Dec 19, 2014

Statoil has contracted Schlumberger Oilfield UK to provide integrated drilling and well services on the Mariner field in the UK northern North Sea.

  Offshore
Digital Magazine
Look Inside
Cover
Current Issue

Oil & Gas Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>