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CNOOC offers 33 offshore exploration blocks for bids

The China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) is opening for bids 33 offshore blocks covering 48,691 sq mi (126,109 sq km).

Strong flow rate from west of Shetland basement well

Hurricane Energy has updated its analysis of a 1-km (0.6-mi) horizontal appraisal well drilled earlier this year at the basement Lancaster oil discovery west of Shetland.

License issue stalls offshore Dorset well plans

InfraStrata and its partners Corfe Energy and Brigantes Energy have modified their drilling plans for the P1918 license offshore Dorset, southern England.

Statoil takes first steps toward exploration offshore Nicaragua

Statoil has signed a cooperation agreement with Nicaragua’s state-owned company Petronic.

EMGS agrees with Petrobras to use EM Leader

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has received a contract worth $5.5 million from Petrobras for 3D EM data acquisition in Brazil.

CGG nets quartet of 3D marine seismic contracts

CGG has agreed to 3D seismic acquisition of four major surveys using its BroadSeis with BroadSource, marine broadband technology.

AWE updates Bohai Bay exploration drilling

ROC Oil Co. Ltd has updated the current exploration drilling activity for block 09 /05 in the western Bohai Bay basin offshore China.

Hansa 3D seismic survey targets Dutch North Sea gas

MV WG Amundsen of WesternGeco has completed a 3D seismic survey for Hansa Hydrocarbons that covered three Dutch North Sea blocks.

PGS completes fleet adjustment

Petroleum Geo-Services ASA (PGS) has implemented further steps to streamline operations, reduce cost and capital expenditures (CAPEX), and improve cash flow.

EMGS to acquire 3D EM data offshore Norway for Statoil

Electromagnetic Geoservices ASA (EMGS) has received a supplement agreement from Statoil Petroleum AS worth $1 million for multi-client 3D EM data acquisition in the Norwegian Sea.

 

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