Most Recent Geology & Geophysics

Gazprom to re-start drilling in Yuzhno-Kirinskoye area

Gazprom has outlined its main exploration goals this year on the Russian continental shelf.

Chariot, AziLat cancel Brazil farm-out plans

Chariot Oil & Gas Ltd. (AIM: CHAR) has terminated a farm-out agreement with AziLat Ltd. on the BAR-M-292, BAR-M-293, BAR-M-313, and BAR-M-314 licenses in the Barreirinhas basin offshore Brazil.

Schlumberger, Spectrum agree on deepwater seismic job offshore Mexico

Spectrum and Schlumberger have entered into a cooperation agreement to jointly acquire and process Spectrum’s offshore Mexico Campeche-Yucatan 2D regional multi-client program.

FEI, Weatherford Laboratories to offer reservoir characterization

FEI (NASDAQ: FEIC) and Weatherford Laboratories have joined to offer advanced reservoir characterization services.

PGS starts 2D seismic survey offshore Mexico

Petroleum Geo-Services ASA has started a multi-client 2D seismic program offshore Mexico. 

TGS gets go-ahead for GoM Gigante seismic survey

TGS has received a permit from Mexico’s Comisión Nacional de Hidrocarburos to conduct a 181,500-km (112,779-mi) regional 2D seismic survey in the Gulf of Mexico.

Gambia grants Erin offshore exploration extension

Erin Energy Corp. (NYSE MKT:ERN) has received approval to extend the initial exploration period for blocks A2 and A5 in Gambia by 24 months to Dec. 31, 2018. 

BHP speeds up seismic analysis

BHP Billiton maintains the best average drill times of any company in the Gulf of Mexico, according to Tim Cutt, the company’s president, Petroleum and Potash.

MEO Australia accepts two permit renewal offers

MEO Australia Ltd. has accepted an offer from the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Aministrator to renew the AC/P50 and AC/P51 exploration permits for a further five years.

Borders & Southern tracks oil, gas condensate potential offshore Falklands

Borders & Southern has issued a technical update on its Darwin gas/condensate discovery south of the Falkland Islands and near-field prospectivity.

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