Energy Software Intelligence Analytics (“ESIA”) is pleased to announce the completion of an exclusive licensing agreement with JSI Services Ltd (“JSI”). The agreement with JSI expands ESIA’s global analytical reach into the international upstream acquisition & divestment (“A&D”) market through the addition of JSI’s global coverage of deals and opportunities.… Read More
PETEX is well known for the excellent technical programme, and 2016 is no exception – and in fact may be the best ever. Aside from the main streams in the auditoria, there is the Exploration Theatre and on the exhibition floor itself, there is the Explore you Career Centre, including a number of workshops and keynotes given by Shell and R9 Energy Consultants.… Read More
A consortium led by Merlin Energy Resources Ltd and comprising; Riley Geoscience Ltd; Network Stratigraphic Consulting ltd; IGI Ltd; and G. Dunford Exploration Ltd has secured a €1.9 million contract from the Irish Petroleum Infrastructure Programme (PIP), which was set up by the Petroleum Affairs Division (PAD) in 1997., to complete an integrated chronostratigraphic, biostratigraphic and lithostratigraphic framework study of Offshore Ireland.… Read More
The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) announced today it has launched its 29th Offshore Licensing Round, with more than 1,200 blocks on offer.
The move follows OGA’s attempt to support the maximisation of economic recovery (MER) from the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).
“We recognise that market conditions are currently very difficult but nevertheless we have a shared goal of making the basin as attractive as possible for exploration,” OGA Chief Executive, Andy Samuel, said.… Read More
LONDON – Britain’s Oil & Gas Authority has awarded contracts to PGS and WesternGeco for the second government-funded seismic campaign to promote underexplored areas of the UK continental shelf (UKCS).
PGS and WesternGeco have won the £20-million ($26-million) contracts to acquire seismic data from the East Shetland Platform and South West Britain, respectively.… Read More
Energy Software Intelligence Analytics (“ESIA”), a provider of strategic business intelligence and market research services is pleased to announce the appointment of Douglas Montgomery as a non-executive director.
Mr Montgomery was formerly global head of sales and an executive director for Wood Mackenzie. He worked with Wood Mackenzie for over 28 years leading the company through a management buy-out from Deutsche Bank in 2001 and throughout a period of exponential growth, with multiple private equity transactions, through to the eventual sale to Verisk Analytics in 2015.… Read More
Despite the backdrop of declining exploration levels globally, drilling activity in Norway has been surprisingly resilient. A new report from Richmond Energy Partners, part of the ESIA Group that includes Hannon Westwood, examines exploration performance over the period following the 2 billion barrel Johan Sverdrup field discovery in 2010/11, identifying the companies who are the “winners and losers”, and examining the drivers for exploration performance.… Read More
PETEX 2016 looks to the future for new ideas, new ways of working, smarter, faster and more efficiently. This year we are delighted to include the Future Working Zone – exclusively for those working in the digital energy arena, providing solutions around people, processes and technology. … Read More
On 4th of May REP published its seventh annual ‘State of Exploration’ report, which benchmarks the performance of international conventional oil and gas exploration. The report has grown to become one of the definitive global benchmarks in the E&P sector.
In a world awash with the stuff, new oil discoveries continue to be elusive.… Read More