Fri Dec 06 11:12:00 CST 2002
-- Petrobras announces oil find in northern Campos basin Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) announced Thursday a new oil find on the BC-60 Block in the northern Campos basin, off the southern coast of the Brazilian state of Espírito Santo.
Tue Nov 26 12:11:00 CST 2002
-- DeepStar group awards Aker Kværner study contract DeepStar, a group of 12 leading deepwater operators and 48 service-supply companies, has awarded Aker Kværner a contract to execute Phase VI of the Deepwater Staged Recovery (DeepStar) Project.
Tue Nov 19 11:11:00 CST 2002
-- Mexico Pride International Inc. said the Pride Nebraska and Pride Alaska have commenced operations in the Bay of Campeche.
Mon Nov 18 13:11:00 CST 2002
-- Talisman signs PSA with Qatar for Block 10 Talisman Energy Inc., Calgary, signed a production sharing agreement with the Qatar government for Block 10 covering 784,000 acres in shallow water 100 km northeast of Doha.
Mon Nov 11 10:11:00 CST 2002
-- Guyana plans to resume land exploration Prevented from pursuing offshore oil exploration by border disputes with both Suriname and Venezuela, Guyana is resuming its 76-year land search for commercial oil deposits.
Fri Nov 08 11:11:00 CST 2002
-- CanArgo wins tender for new acreage in eastern Georgia CanArgo Norio Ltd., a unit of London-based CanArgo Energy, has been awarded the oil and gas exploration and production rights to Block XI(G) (Tbilisi) and Block XI(H) (Rustavi) in eastern Georgia.
Wed Nov 06 14:11:00 CST 2002
-- Alaska oil pipeline being restarted The trans-Alaska pipeline was in the process of being restarted Wednesday after having been shut since an earthquake of 7.9 magnitude rocked central Alaska Sunday.
Fri Nov 01 16:11:00 CST 2002
-- Norsk Hydro awards FMC Vigdis extension EPC contract Norsk Hydro AS awarded an engineering, procurement, and construction contract valued at 370 million kroner to FMC Kongsberg Subsea AS, to supply subsea systems for the field's extension program.
Mon Oct 28 11:10:00 CST 2002
-- Tullow, OMV units win JV license to explore in Pakistan Pakistan issued an oil exploration license for Block 2568-11 to a joint venture of Tullow Pakistan (Developments) Ltd. and Tullow Pakistan Private Ltd., 25%, and OMV AG unit OMV Exploration GMBH 30%.
Mon Oct 21 16:10:00 CDT 2002
-- Canary Islands An exploration group is gearing up to acquire a 3,000 sq km 3D seismic survey in 2003 that will represent the first exploration in the Fustercasas-Hesperides basin off northwestern Africa.
Tue Oct 15 10:10:00 CDT 2002
-- Statoil awards Dragados Kristin field contract Statoil ASA has awarded a contract valued at just under 300 million kroner to Dragados Offshore SA, Madrid, to build the riser balcony and flare boom for Kristin field's floating production platform.