OGJ ED&P - Apr 23rd, 2024
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April 23, 2024
The Biden administration on Apr. 19 banned oil and gas drilling on 13.3 million acres in the National Petroleum Reserve–Alaska (NPR-A) on Alaska’s North Slope.

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Aker BP has started production from Hanz field in license 028 B in the North Sea.
Vår Energi discovered oil north of Ringhorne Øst field, 200 km northwest of Stavanger in the Balder area in the Central North Sea.
bp has started oil production from the new Azeri Central East (ACE) platform as part of Azeri-Chirag-Gunashli (ACG) field development in the Caspian Sea.
Valeura Energy Inc. made three oil discoveries in the Gulf of Thailand.
Producers will pay more to develop and produce oil and natural gas on federal lands under a sweeping final rule issued Apr. 12 by the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Land Management.
ExxonMobil has made a final investment decision for the Whiptail development about 200 km offshore Guyana.

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Talos Energy Inc. has let a contract to Subsea 7 SA for the Sunspear development in Green Canyon Block 78 in the Gulf of Mexico.
Energean PLC will assume operatorship of Lixus and Rissana licenses offshore Morocco and will drill in Lixus after partner Chariot Ltd. signed a rig contract for the Stena Forth drillship.
According to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA)’s International Energy Statistics, the US has produced more crude oil than any country at any time for the past 6 consecutive years.
Diamondback Energy Inc., Midland, has signed a non-binding letter of intent (LOI) with Oklo Inc. to collaborate on a 20-year agreement to power its Permian basin operations through emission-free electricity from fission reactors.
TotalEnergies has agreed to acquire the 20% interest held by Lewis Energy Group in the Dorado leases operated by EOG Resources (80%) in the Eagle Ford shale gas play.