Total strikes gas off South African coast

The discovery could contain one billion barrels of total resources

New significant gas discovery in UK North Sea

Recoverable resources are estimated close to 250m barrels of oil equivalent

Total makes major gas discovery offshore UK

Recoverable resources at the field are estimated at around one trillion cubic feet

BP announces two gas discoveries in Trinidad

BP has announced two significant gas discoveries offshore Trinidad. The oil and gas multinational says the Savannah and Macadamia exploration wells have unlocked around two trillion cubic feet of gas, which it says will underpin new developments in the region. The Savannah exploration well was drilled into an untested fault block east of the Juniper field in water depths […]

BP announces ‘major’ gas find offshore Senegal

BP and its joint venture partner Kosmos Energy have announced a “major” gas discovery offshore Senegal. The Yakaar-1 exploration well was drilled to a total depth of around 4,700 metres in the Cayar Offshore Profond block by the Atwood Achiever drillship. Kosmos estimates the area to have around 15 trillion cubic feet of gas, in […]

Statoil finds more gas in Norwegian Sea

Statoil has made a new gas discovery in the Norwegian Sea. The company estimates the volumes in the Roald Rygg prospect to be in the range of 12 million to 44 million barrels of recoverable oil equivalent. It is Statoil’s second discovery in the Aasta Hansteen area this year. Together with Haklang and Snefrid Sør, […]

Statoil finds more gas offshore Tanzania

Statoil has announced a new natural gas discovery offshore Tanzania. It is the Norwegian energy firm’s eight discovery and includes up to 1.8 trillion cubic feet (tcf) of gas in the Mdalasini-1 well. That takes the total volumes of gas to around 22 tcf in Block 2. Nick Maden, Senior Vice President for Statoil’s exploration […]

Double gas discovery for Shell in Pennsylvania

Shell has made a pair of gas discoveries within its Utica formation in Tioga County in Pennsylvania, US. The Gee well had “an initial flowback rate” of 11.2 million cubic feet of natural gas per day while the Neal find has a “peak flowback rate” of 26.5 million cubic feet of natural gas per day, […]

Shell strikes more gas offshore Malaysia

Energy giant Shell has made another gas discovery at a block offshore Malaysia. The company said it found more gas at its deep-water Marjoran-1 well, which is located around 180 kilometres off the Malaysia coast in Block SK318. Earlier this year, Shell announced the Rosmari-1 gas discovery in the same block. Andrew Brown, Shell Upstream […]

Statoil discovers new gas offshore Tanzania

Norwegian energy giant Statoil has made another gas discovery offshore Tanzania, the company announced today. It is the firm’s and its partner ExxonMobil’s sixth discovery in the Piri-1 well in Block 2, drilled by Discoverer Americas (pictured). The new discovery would add two to three trillion cubic feet (tcf) of natural gas in the second […]