Offshore Drilling & Completion: Asia

INPEX to drill offshore Japan in 2016

The Agency of Natural Resources and Energy of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan has commissioned INPEX Corp. to drill one exploratory well for its “Heisei 26~28 Domestic Offshore Drilling Program in Japan.” 

Husky planning multi-field development in Indonesia’s Madura Strait

Construction of a wellhead platform and pipeline infrastructure for the liquids-rich BD field offshore Indonesia is around 45% complete, says operator Husky Energy.

Murphy proves gas at Permai offshore Sabah

Murphy has discovered gas in the Permai structure in block 10 in the deepwater Sabah Delta basin offshore Sabah, Malaysia.

COSL to drill two wells for Primeline offshore China

Primeline Energy has signed a letter of intent with China Oilfield Services Co. Ltd. for exploration drilling in block 33/07 in the East China Sea. 

Otto plans South China Sea wildcat

Otto Energy plans to start drilling a deepwater exploration well in the South China Sea on Service Contract 55 using the Maersk Venturer.

PVEP secures jackup for offshore Vietnam wells

PV Drilling has agreed to supply the jackup PV DRILLING II to PVEP Song Hong in Ha Noi.

GLOBAL E&P

Oil and gas production from the world's deepwater fields will grow by 7.7% annually over the next seven years according to analyst Douglas Westwood, reaching 10.2 MMboe/d in 2021.

Drilling imminent on Catcher in North Sea

Premier Oil expects an Ensco rig to start drilling soon on its Catcher field development in the UK central North Sea.

Latest TGT project offshore Vietnam on track for summer start-up

SOCO International says production from the Te Giac Trang field offshore southern Vietnam has averaged nearly 34,000 boe/d so far this year.

Circle drops plan to explore offshore Oman

Circle Oil will relinquish block 52 offshore Oman. 

Latest Drilling & Completion News

INPEX to drill offshore Japan in 2016

July 31, 2015 The Agency of Natural Resources and Energy of the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry of Japan has commissioned INPEX Corp. to drill one explor...

Eni finds gas at Nooros in Nile Delta

July 31, 2015

Eni has discovered gas in the Nooros prospect in the Abu Madi West license offshore Egypt’s Nile Delta.

Husky planning multi-field development in Indonesia’s Madura Strait

July 30, 2015 Construction of a wellhead platform and pipeline infrastructure for the liquids-rich BD field offshore Indonesia is around 45% complete, says opera...

Murphy proves gas at Permai offshore Sabah

July 30, 2015

Murphy has discovered gas in the Permai structure in block 10 in the deepwater Sabah Delta basin offshore Sabah, Malaysia.

Majority of Noble rigs under contract

July 30, 2015

Noble Corp. has issued an update on its floating rig fleet, which currently comprises nine drillships and eight semisubmersibles.

Anadarko scores deepwater gas find offshore Colombia

July 29, 2015

Anadarko says its first exploration well has encountered gas in deepwater off Colombia.

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