Drilling Production


Wintershall granted drilling permit in the Norwegian Sea

Wintershall Norge AS has been granted a drilling permit by the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate for well 6706/6-2 S in the Norwegian Sea. The well will be drilled using Transocean Ltd.’s Transocean Spitsbergen ultradeepwater semisubmersible drilling…






Equinor starts production from Oseberg Vestflanken 2

Equinor and partners started production from Oseberg Vestflanken 2 field in the North Sea using the first unmanned platform on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Remotely operated from the field’s center, the new Oseberg H platform…


Lukoil advances V. Filanovsky development

Lukoil soon will start drilling the sixth production well in second-phase development of Vladimir Filanovsky oil field in the Caspian Sea as a recently completed fifth well holds total production at 6 million tonnes/year. The…


QP to operate Idd El-Shargi North Dome field

Qatar Petroleum will become operator of offshore Idd El-Shargi North Dome oil field when its development and production sharing agreement with Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Ltd. expires in October 2019. Discovered in 1960, the field…


Victoria slows AGL Energy’s LNG plans

Sydney-based AGL Energy’s plans to establish an LNG import terminal at Crib Point in Victoria by 2021 will be delayed following the Victorian government’s call for the company to submit a full environmental assessment of…