Most Recent Deepwater Oil Drilling

Latest Carcará well offshore Brazil proves light oil extension

Fri, May 29, 2015

Galp Energia says a second well on the Carcará discovery in the presalt Santos basin offshore Brazil has encountered light oil.

Seatronics and Neptune Oceanographics announce global rental agreement

Thu, May 28, 2015 Acteon’s Seatronics has signed a rental agreement with Neptune Oceanographics, granting Seatronics access to Neptune’s range of leak detection syst...

Study examines options for protecting harsh environment subsea facilities

Thu, May 28, 2015 TWI has initiated a joint industry project examining the benefits of combining thermally-sprayed aluminum coatings and cathodic protection to therm...

Seadrill: More ultra-deepwater rigs set to be stacked

Thu, May 28, 2015

Seadrill has agreed with Saudi Aramco to reduce its dayrate for four jackups over a period of one year.

Total reaches production milestone offshore Angola

Wed, May 27, 2015

Total has produced its two-billionth barrel from its operated deepwater block 17, 150 km (93 mi) offshore Angola.

Aramco investigates AUVs for seismic acquisition

Tue, May 26, 2015

Saudi Aramco has outlined highlights of its offshore exploration and development activities during 2014.

ExxonMobil finds oil in deepwater off Guyana

Wed, May 20, 2015

Exxon Mobil Corp. (NYSE:XOM) has made a significant oil discovery on the Stabroek block about 120 mi (193 km) offshore Guyana. 

Cobalt presses ahead with Cameia development offshore Angola

Wed, May 20, 2015 Cobalt International Energy (NYSE:CIE) expects to achieve formal sanction by year-end for its Cameia development project in block 21 offshore Angola.
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Schlumberger, Spectrum agree on deepwater seismic job offshore Mexico

Wed, May 20, 2015 Spectrum and Schlumberger have entered into a cooperation agreement to jointly acquire and process Spectrum’s offshore Mexico Campeche-Yucatan 2D r...

Kosmos finds second producing horizon in deepwater offshore Mauritania well

Mon, May 18, 2015 Kosmos Energy’s (NYSE: KOS) Tortue-1 exploration well in block C8 offshore Mauritania has encountered additional hydrocarbons while drilling to tot...

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