Posts Tagged ‘ocean’

BP Trinidad gas discovery doubles field estimate to 2 Tcf

by on November 19, 2012 2:28 pm BST
BP Trinidad gas discovery doubles field estimate to 2 TcfHOUSTON -- BP Trinidad & Tobago (bpTT) today announced that it has discovered an estimated 1 Tcf of gas offshore Trinidad, doubling the estimated gas in place of the Savonette gas field, to 2 Tcf.BPTT made the announcement during a meeting in London between

Statoil nets Johan Sverdrup well permit

by on November 13, 2012 4:12 pm BST
The semi-submersible drilling rig Ocean Vanguard will drill well 16/2-15 on production licence 265 after the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate granted the oil company a drilling permit.The semisub has just completed drilling a well 16/2-14 T2 where it hit “very good results” with a 30-metre oil column.The latest well will be

Niko fails again off Indonesia

by on November 9, 2012 3:19 pm BST
The Canadian independent reached total depth of 11,537 feet at the Jayarani-1 well on the Lhoksenmawe licence.However, despite penetrating the Oligo-Miocene Puetu and Cunda carbonate objectives, no commercial reservoirs were found.Shares plunged over 17% in early trading in Toronto on Friday on news of the duster.Niko has

Statoil sees oil shows at Espever High

by on October 30, 2012 4:44 pm BST
Compatriot partner Det norske oljeselskap said core samples from the 16/2-14 appraisal well "confirmed oil"."Drilling operations in the reservoir section is in an initial phase. Final results are thus not yet available," Det norske said in a brief statement.The well is located on production licence 265 in the Norwegian