OGJ ED&P - Oct 24th, 2023
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October 24, 2023

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Equinor Energy AS started production from Breidablikk field in the North Sea today, Oct. 20.
TotalEnergies EP Namibia BV confirmed flow in the Venus-1X discovery in Block 2913B (PEL 56) offshore Namibia, said partner Impact Oil & Gas Ltd.
The US EIA projects natural gas production in the US Lower 48 will grow by 5% in 2023 and 2% in 2024. The primary driver is the Permian basin, where EIA expects improved well-level productivity and higher crude oil prices will spur drilling activity.
Petróleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has been granted an environmental license from Ibama to drill two exploratory wells in Block BM-POT-17, in deep waters of Potiguar basin, on the Brazilian Equatorial Margin.
EOG Resources Australia Block WA-488 Pty Ltd. will drill the Beehive-1 exploration well in permit WA-488-P in Commonwealth waters of the Joseph Bonaparte Gulf off the northern Western Australian coastline according to a release from NOPSEMA.
Petrobras produced 3.98 MMboe/d in third-quarter 2023, a quarterly record for operated oil and gas production that came in 7.8% above second-quarter 2023 production, the company said in a release Oct. 16.

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ConocoPhillips started natural gas production from Tommeliten A field in the Greater Ekofisk area in the North Sea. Natural gas from the new field is being produced and delivered nearly 6 months earlier than planned, the operator said.
Equinor has been granted approval by the Petroleum Safety Authority Norway for use of Odfjell Drilling's Deepsea Aberdeen semi-submersible drilling rig for production drilling, completion, and exploration drilling at Svalin oil field in the North Sea.
Pan American Energy SL Sucursal Argentina and state-owned Gas y Petróleo del Neuquén Sociedad Anónima gained approval from Argentina’s Neuquén provincial government for an exploration, development, and production contract.
Perenco Oil & Gas Gabon (POGG) has started production from the Hylia South West discovery offshore Gabon.
Kosmos Energy discovered oil in the US Gulf of Mexico at the Tiberius exploration well in about 7,500 ft of water and will undertake rock and fluid analysis to confirm the production potential of the reservoir.