The contract will see Bell Geospace fly FTG surveys across 12 000 square kilometres onshore in the Republic of Guinea’s Bove basin and 1366 square kilometres of the onshore coastal strip of Liberia lying within the known extent of the Roberts-Bassa basin.
Shell will benefit from technical solutions, contract management expertise and cost efficient initiatives Petrobras applies to Brazil’s pre and post-salt projects. Shell will share with Petrobras its deepwater experience, especially on cost efficiency efforts and use of technology.
The well encountered a 75 m-thick Cenomanian sedimentary channel sequence, but it contained predominantly siltstone and clays with no hydrocarbon shows. The well will be plugged and abandoned.
The two companies aim to provide a comprehensive, real time solution for marine logistics management that significantly reduces costs and risks.
Statoil has acquired participating interests in two additional offshore frontier blocks, including one operatorship.
OPEC Secretary General, HE Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo, has sent a letter to the Secretary of Energy of the United States of America, Rick Perry.
Lundin Petroleum AB has announced that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS has commenced drilling of exploration well 7220/6-3 on the Børselv prospect in PL609 on the Loppa High in the southern Barents Sea.
As a result of this agreement, CGG will shortly commence acquisition of a new multi-client survey of up to 40 000 km2 of 3D data over the Beira High in the Zambezi Delta.
Lundin Petroleum AB has announced that Statoil AS has completed the Korpfjell exploration well 7435/12-1 in PL859 in the southeastern Barents Sea. The well proved a small, non-commercial gas discovery.
The Goanna licence is located in the northern part of the Norwegian North Sea, near the border with the UK and adjacent to the giant producing Statfjord and Snorre fields.