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
Merlin Energy is pleased to announce that as of 1st July 2016, Merlin Energy Resources Ltd became an employee owned company, joining the ranks of other successful employee–owned organisations including John Lewis and ARUP.
The transition to employee ownership coincides with Employee Ownership (EO) Day, celebrated by organisations across the UK and championed by the Employee Ownership Association.… Read More
Proxy advisory firm Glass Lewis recommends EMC shareholders vote “FOR” proposed EMC and Dell combination
EMC Special Meeting of Shareholders to be held on July 19, 2016.
EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) today announced that Glass Lewis, an independent proxy advisory firm, has recommended that EMC shareholders vote “FOR” the proposal to approve the merger agreement among Denali Holding Inc., Dell Inc., Universal Acquisition Co., and EMC, and “FOR” the other two proposals described in EMC’s proxy statement relating to the company’s Special Meeting of Shareholders to be held on July 19, 2016.… Read More
The boss of an Aberdeen University spin out company has pledged his commitment to keeping a base in the north-east as the firm seeks to raise £8.5million through stock market listings in New Zealand and Australia.
Stuart Rogers, the chairman and chief executive of Arria NLG, said the firm was “not retrenching” in the Granite city but merely making the New Zealand Stock Exchange it’s primary listing along with a secondary listing on the Australian Stock Exchange and then keeping its existing listing in London.… 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