Offshore Drilling & Completion: Australia & New Zealand

CIS installs two conductors offshore Australia

Acteon’s Conductor Installation Services has installed directional conductors for two wells offshore Australia.

GLOBAL E&P

Shell aimed to re-start exploration drilling offshore Alaska last month, assuming sea ice had cleared.

Esso Australia wraps up Turrum drilling offshore Australia in Bass Strait

Esso Australia has completed the drilling of five new wells in its Turrum gas field development. 

BassGas reserves revision spurs possible Trefoil development offshore Australia

On the basis of data from the Yolla-5 and Yolla-6 development wells, Origin Energy has reduced the Yolla field gas reserves estimate, pending further evaluation of the data from the wells.

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.

Another well goes onstream at Maari offshore New Zealand

Cue Energy says the Maari MR7A development well is onstream offshore New Zealand.

Black Sea partnership plans further wells

ExxonMobil and partner OMV have completed drilling of the Dolphin-1 exploratory well in the Romanian sector of the Black Sea.

Gas demand driving mega projects off Asia/Pacific

This year will see an industry first operating off the coast of Malaysia. Petronas places the targeted completion date for its floating liquefied natural gas project, PFLNG 1 (also known as PFLNG SATU) for 4Q 2015, making it the first FLNG unit in operation.

Chevron scores more gas in deepwater off Australia

Chevron Australia Pty Ltd. has discovered more gas in the Greater Gorgon Area of the Carnarvon basin offshore northwest Australia.

Atwood Osprey contract amended following cyclone offshore Australia

Atwood Oceanics Inc. (NYSE: ATW) has amended its contract for its semisubmersible drilling unit, the Atwood Osprey.   

Latest Drilling & Completion News

Eni to implement Landmark E&P software

September 1, 2015 Eni has entered into a multi-year contract with Landmark, a Halliburton business line, for its entire suite of exploration and production applicati...

Drilling resumes at Guendalina offshore Italy

September 1, 2015

Eni has begun drilling a side track at the Guendalina gas field in the Adriatic Sea offshore eastern Italy.

RCP gets fasttrack BOP order for SE Asia drillship

September 1, 2015

RCP has a contract to supply and install a BOP system from an unnamed Scandinavian drilling contractor. 

Centek pursues deepwater growth for centralizers

September 1, 2015

Centek Group has formed a Deepwater Division to further development of its deepwater centralizer products.

Songa Tryum to drill Sigrun East exploration well for Statoil

August 31, 2015 As operator for exploration licenses 025 and 187, block 15/3, southern North Sea, Statoil has received from the PSA approval to drill exploration w...

Eni reports huge deepwater gas discovery offshore Egypt

August 31, 2015

Eni has what could prove to be a huge gas discovery offshore Egypt in its deepwater Zohr prospect. 

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