May's month in brief brings you the latest stories from the European upstream sector. Key stories this month include Total's announcement to drill the first deepwater well in Bulgaria in May. The Noble Globetrotter II drillship has been selected to complete the frontier well. Meanwhile, production at Italy’s Val d’Agri field has been suspended following the arrest of workers over suspected illegal waste trafficking. The report includes the 'Continental & Med. Europe Upstream Data Dashboard', which provides a snapshot of the latest data on licensing, drilling, discoveries, development, corporate and M&A activity.