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AOG Daily: 2017 / October

Saturday, 11 November 2017 01:37

Saudi Aramco inks contracts worth $4.5 billion

Saudi Aramco signed agreements with several oil and gas service contractors for oil and gas megaprojects designed to expand gas production, and localize domestic content,…
Saturday, 11 November 2017 01:30

Ophir field achieves first oil

Octanex said first oil has been achieved at the Ophir field, offshore Malaysia, following commencement of production from the field on 20 October. Production during…
Saturday, 11 November 2017 01:19

AWE hits at Waitsia-2

AWE, the operator of production license L1/L2 in the onshore Perth basin, Western Australia, has commenced flow testing Waitsia-2, the second appraisal well in its…
Friday, 03 November 2017 21:10

SHI completes Egina FPSO

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI) completed Geoje-shipyard portion of the Egina FPSO, and the gigantic floater is now on its way to Nigeria. SHI won the…
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 18:18

Fugro starts seismic offshore India

Fugro started integrated survey work offshore India for the country’s oil and gas company ONGC, under a three-year contract valued at approximately US$7.7 million. The…
Tuesday, 31 October 2017 08:27

Armour bags another Roma Shelf permit

Amour Energy said it has been successful in the recent Queensland Government petroleum acreage release tender and has been notified by the Queensland Department of…
Saturday, 28 October 2017 19:42

Triangle finds oil in Xanadu-1

Triangle Energy said the first phase analysis of the oil recovered from Xanadu-1 offshore in the Perth basin indicated good oil quality and similar to…
Lukoil has completed the drilling of its eighth well at Vladimir Filanovsky field in the Caspian Sea, Russia.  This is a horizontal well with a…
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 09:26

KrisEnergy starts Thai drilling campaign

KrisEnergy said the PV DRILLING I jackup rig commenced drilling of the East Mayura-1 exploration well in the G10/48 contract area in the Gulf of…
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 09:16

Sonoro finds gas in Indonesia

Sonoro Energy said that drilling operations at its LG-1 Up-dip well site in West Sulawesi, Indonesia have advanced to a depth of 297m, where a…
Friday, 20 October 2017 21:14

Rosneft inks Kurdistan PSA

Rosneft and the Government of the Kurdish Autonomous Region of Iraq have signed the documents required to put into force production sharing agreements (PSA) with…
Friday, 20 October 2017 12:12

KrisEnergy spuds Thailand prospect

KrisEnergy has spud the East Mayura-1 exploration well in the G10/48 contract area in the Gulf of Thailand, the operator announced on 20 October. The…
Thursday, 19 October 2017 21:54

KrisEnergy greenlights Apsara

KrisEnergy has made a final investment decision (FID), opting to proceed with the first phase of development for the Apsara oil field, the first hydrocarbon…
Singapore's Jadestone Energy said the Stag oilfield, which produces crude oil from a shallow, low-pressure reservoir in the Australian coast, has now reached a milestone…
Galilee Energy has signed an agreement with Jemena to collectively deliver a large new source of gas from the Glenaras gas project, located in the…
Saturday, 14 October 2017 22:43

Key buys Perth basin permit from AWE

Key Petroleum has completed the acquisition of AWE’s 100% interest in production license L7, located in the onshore Perth basin in Australia.  Commenting on the…
Wednesday, 11 October 2017 07:59

Mubadala drills Manora off Thailand

Mubadala Petroleum, operator of the G1/48 concession containing the Manora oil field in the Northern Gulf of Thailand has commenced drilling two development wells and…
Monday, 09 October 2017 07:51

Chevron starts Wheatstone LNG production

Chevron announced it has started producing liquefied natural gas (LNG) at the Wheatstone project in Western Australia, with first cargo on track to be shipped…
Monday, 09 October 2017 07:50

Gazprom Neft makes Ayashsky discovery

Russian gas giant Gazprom Neft has made a new discovery containing 255 million tonne of oil equivalent, about 1.8 bn boe, in place on the Ayashsky…
Thursday, 05 October 2017 08:49

Cue extends BP's Ironbark option again

BP has gained another extension from Cue Energy Resources to decide if the supermajor wants to acquire stake in the Ironbark prospect offshore Western Australia.…