Drill

  • Shell Contracted Halliburton to Drill in Iraq

    Shell Contracted Halliburton to Drill in Iraq

    Monday, 23rd January 2017
    Shell has signed a $210m contract with Halliburton to drill 30 wells in Iraq's Majnoon oil field.
  • Ophir Energy to Drill Offshore Ivory Coast

    Ophir Energy to Drill Offshore Ivory Coast

    Thursday, 19th January 2017
    UK listed independent Ophir Energy says preparations for drilling to restart on the deepwater Ayame-1 oil exploration well offshore Ivory Coast are at an advanced stage.
  • Cairn Energy to Drill 2 Well Offshore of Senegal

    Cairn Energy to Drill 2 Well Offshore of Senegal

    Monday, 28th November 2016
    UK's Cairn Energy and Senegal joint venture partners have decided to drill two appraisal wells on the SNE oil field off Senegal in early 2017 using the Stena Drilling’s 2007-built drillship, Stena DrillMAX.
  • Petroceltic Drilled First out of 24 Gas Wells in Algeria

    Petroceltic Drilled First out of 24 Gas Wells in Algeria

    Wednesday, 6th April 2016
    The Dublin-based Petroceltic International had successfully drilled the first of 24 new development wells on its Ain Tsila gas and condensate field in Algeria.
  • US Oil&Gas Rig Count Drops to Record Lows

    US Oil&Gas Rig Count Drops to Record Lows

    Sunday, 13th March 2016
    The number of rigs drilling for oil and natural gas in the United States has fallen to the lowest level since at least 1940. In spite of the decline, oil and gas production has been surprisingly resilient.
  • Russia’s Rosneft to Solo Drill First Offshore Well

    Russia’s Rosneft to Solo Drill First Offshore Well

    Tuesday, 8th March 2016
    Russia’s largest oil producer Rosneft will start drilling its first international offshore well as a sole operator off the south coast of Vietnam this month.
  • SOCO: Congo’s Baobab Marine-1 Well Comes up Dry

    SOCO: Congo’s Baobab Marine-1 Well Comes up Dry

    Sunday, 28th February 2016
    Central African oil player, SOCO International, said it came up empty-handed while drilling the Baobab Marine 1 well in the waters off the coast of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
  • South Africa’s Sasol Develops Mozambique’s Oil, Gas Fields

    South Africa’s Sasol Develops Mozambique’s Oil, Gas Fields

    Tuesday, 2nd February 2016
    South Africa's Sasol has obtained permission to drill for appraisal at an area adjacent to its Pande and Temane gas fields in Mozambique, the company stated without disclosing further details.
  • Turkey, Egypt to drill in Mediterranean

    Turkey, Egypt to drill in Mediterranean

    Friday, 16th September 2011
    Turkey intends to cooperate with Egypt in searching for natural gas in the Mediterranean, given the latter's experience in deep-water drilling, Turkish Energy Minister Taner Yıldız says on an official visit to Egypt.