Drilling News in United States

Freeport-McMoRan Cancels Rowan Drilling Contract
5/23/2016 - Rowan Companies plc announced an agreement with its customer, Freeport-McMoRan Oil & Gas LLC (FMOG), and FMOG's parent company, Freeport-McMoRan Inc. (Freeport), in connection with a drilling contract...
Byron Energy Completes SM-71-1 Welll as an Oil and Gas Discovery
4/20/2016 - Otto Energy Ltd has been advised by Operator, Byron Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Byron Energy Limited, that the SM- 71 #1 well located at the South Marsh Island Block 71 has completed drilling to the ...
SM 71 #1 Well Spuds in Gulf of Mexico
4/4/2016 - Byron Energy Limited (Byron) advises that the contracted jack-up drilling rig, Hercules 205, spudded the Byron Energy South Marsh Island 71 #1 (“SM 71 #1) well located in South Marsh Island Block 71 (...
Otto Energy Commits to SM-71-1 Well in Gulf of Mexico
3/30/2016 - Otto Energy Ltd has exercised its option to participate in the drilling of the SM-71 #1 well in the South Marsh Island 71 licence with Byron Energy Inc., a subsidiary of Byron Energy Limited. ...
Solomon Exploration Well Reached its Total Depth of 34,600 Feet
12/2/2015 - Marathon Oil Corporation announced the Solomon exploration well in the Gulf of Mexico reached its total depth of approximately 34,600 feet on Walker Ridge Block 225 and did encounter the lower tertiar...
Shell Confirms Major Deep-Water GOM Discovery
11/20/2015 - Kaikias is a high-value opportunity in the deep-water Gulf of Mexico located in close proximity to existing Shell infrastructure in this deep-water Gulf of Mexico heartland. Kaikias builds upon Shell’...
ConocoPhillips Wins Drilling Permit for Project in Alaska’s Reserve
10/22/2015 - The Obama administration on Thursday green-lighted ConocoPhillips’ plans to build the first-ever oil production facilities at a federal reserve in Alaska. But amid low oil prices, it is unclear when —...
Vantage Drilling Company Receives Notice of Drilling Contract Termination
9/1/2015 - Vantage Drilling Company received a notice dated August 31, 2015 from Petrobras America, Inc. (PAI) and Petrobras Venezuela Investments & Services B.V. (PVIS) stating that PAI and PVIS were terminatin...
Lundin Completes The Gemini Well as a Dry Well
3/17/2015 - Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum), through its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway), operator of PL338C, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 16/1-24. The well is dry. ...
Xstate Announces 2 Well Farmout in Sacramento Basin
10/8/2014 - Xstate Resources Limited is pleased to announce the signing of a Heads of Agreement with Northern Gulf Petroleum Pte Ltd (NGP) to drill the Alvares and Dempsey prospects in the Sacramento Basin of Cal...
Drillship Pacific Begins Contract in Gulf of Mexico
8/28/2014 - Pacific Drilling S.A announced that its ultra-deepwater drillship the Pacific Sharav commenced its drilling contract on Aug. 27, 2014.
Noble Energy Reaches TD of Bright Exploration
8/15/2014 - Noble Energy, Inc. announced that the Bright exploration well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico reached the targeted Upper and Middle Miocene objectives and did not encounter hydrocarbons. Drilled to a ...
FormCap Executes Drilling Contract with Val Energy
5/27/2014 - FormCap Corp announced that a drilling contract has been executed between Val Energy Inc., Wichita, Kansas and Formcap's operator; Tiger Oil & Gas LLC, Wichita, Kansas to commence drilling on the 2400...
Statoil Starts Latest GOM Drilling Campaign
5/6/2014 - Statoil has started its latest Gulf of Mexico exploration campaign. It started drilling Martin, a high-impact prospect, on 20 April. ...
Stone Energy Announces Cardona South Drilling Success
4/28/2014 - Stone Energy Corporation announced success on the deep water Cardona South well at Mississippi Canyon 29. Stone operates and owns a 65% working interest in the well. ...
Schlumberger Introduces New Rotary Steerable System
3/6/2014 - Schlumberger announced the launch of the PowerDrive Orbit* rotary steerable system (RSS). The new RSS expands the operating envelope of rotary steerable technology by extending system life, delivering...
BP Starts up Na Kika Phase 3 in Deepwater GOM
2/24/2014 - BP announced the start-up of Na Kika Phase 3, a project supporting BP’s strategy of growing high-margin production at four BP-operated hubs in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico. ...
Linc Energy Spuds 23H Well at Umiat Oil Field
2/18/2014 - Linc Energy Ltd is pleased to announce the spudding of the significant 23H well at the Company’s Umiat oil field project located in Alaska, USA on 15 February 2014. The proposed program will include t...
Baker Hughes Profit Boosted by Middle East, Africa Drilling
1/21/2014 - Baker Hughes Inc posted a 16 percent increase in quarterly profit, driven by higher drilling activity in the Middle East and Africa. ...
Stone Energy Corporation Provides Drilling Update
12/30/2013 - Stone Energy Corporation provided an update on its three deep water/deep gas wells being drilled. Drilling operations at the deep water San Marcos prospect, located on Mississippi Canyon 983, have bee...

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