Offshore Drilling & Completion: Latin America

Petrobras completes ultra-deepwater Farfan extension well test

Formation testing at Petrobras’ well 3-BRSA-1286-SES in the BM-SEAL-11 concession of the Sergipe-Alagoas basin has confirmed two light oil and gas formations.

BPZ finds gas in latest Corvina well offshore Peru

BPZ Energy has failed to prove oil with its latest well on the Corvina field in block Z-1 offshore Peru.

Logs indicate oil and gas in Echidna well offshore Brazil

Karoon Gas Australia has discovered oil in the Echidna structure in the Santos basin offshore Brazil.

Noble lines up Rhea well following Falklands farm-in

Noble Energy and Edison International have farmed into Argos Resources’ license PL001 in the offshore North Falkland basin.

Second Falklands exploratory well under way

The semisubmersible Eirik Raude has spudded the 14/20-1 Isobel Deep exploration well on license PL004a in the offshore North Falkland basin.

First Falklands well proves oil in Zebedee

The semisubmersible Eirik Raude has discovered oil and gas in the Zebedee structure in the offshore North Falkland basin.

B&S looks to re-start Darwin drilling campaign offshore Falklands

Borders & Southern (B&S) continues to seek partners to progress appraisal of its Darwin gas/condensate discovery south of the Falkland Islands.

Keppel delivers second newbuild jackup to PEMEX

Keppel FELS Ltd. has delivered the Kukulkan jackup rig to Mexican national oil company, PEMEX, safely, on time, and on budget. 

Petrobras updates results of second Libra appraisal well

Petrobras and its partners have completed drilling of extension well 3-RJS-735/735A in the central part of the Libra block in the Santos basin.

Kangaroo West-1 a duster for Karoon offshore Brazil

Karoon Gas Australia says its Kangaroo West-1 exploration well is dry, after having reached planned total depth of 3,170 m (10,400 ft) below rotary table.

Latest Drilling & Completion News

DEA delegates offshore Norway well planning to AGR

April 20, 2015

DEA Norge has contracted AGR for well engineering and operational support for the operator’s drilling programs offshore Norway.

Atwood Osprey contract amended following cyclone offshore Australia

April 20, 2015

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

Petrobras completes ultra-deepwater Farfan extension well test

April 20, 2015 Formation testing at Petrobras’ well 3-BRSA-1286-SES in the BM-SEAL-11 concession of the Sergipe-Alagoas basin has confirmed two light oil and gas ...

US offshore drilling rig count remains steady

April 20, 2015

The weekly rig count for offshore US remained steady at 33 in the recent Baker Hughes data release. 

Transocean gets Sedco Express contract extension

April 17, 2015

Transocean Ltd. (NYSE: RIG) has won a 45-day contract extension for the Sedco Express offshore Nigeria at a day rate of $300,000. 

Latest Rossukon well off Thailand yields more oil

April 17, 2015

KrisEnergy’s final exploration well of its current campaign in the Gulf of Thailand's G6/48 concession has proven more oil and gas.

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