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Northwest Europe upstream week in focus: 24 February 2016

Northwest Europe upstream week in focus: 24 February 2016

Report summary

The Week in focus has been published for over 30 years and covers all exploration and appraisal drilling activity throughout Northwest Europe. The report also provides comprehensive coverage of deals and licensing activity, detailing all farm-ins/outs, asset sales/swaps, corporate acquisitions and licence awards. A well tracker and offshore rig finder are also available for download. This weeks edition covers the Zennor Petroleum acquisition of First Oil Expro, Cairn Energy and EnQuest additional interests in Kraken, Xcite Energy licence extension at Bentley, ONE spuds M7-10 appraisal well in Netherlands, Kvalross dry hole in Norway and Lease Undertaking for Helvick and Dunsmore discoveries. 

What's included?

This report includes 3 file(s)

  • Northwest Europe upstream week in focus: 24 February 2016 PDF - 449.55 KB 16 Pages, 6 Tables, 12 Figures
  • RigFinder xls.xls XLS - 131.00 KB
  • Well tracker .xls XLS - 143.50 KB


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  • Licensing
    • United Kingdom
      • Xcite Energy secures License extension on P1078
    • Ireland
      • Government grants Lease Undertaking for Helvick and Dunsmore discoveries
      • Deals
        • United Kingdom
          • Cairn Energy and EnQuest acquire additional interests in Kraken development
            • Rationale
            • United Kingdom
              • Zennor Petroleum enters into an agreement to acquire First Oil Expro Limited
                • Rationale
                • Wells
                  • 2016 Offshore well starts 01 January to 24 February
                  • Norway
                    • Wintershall’s Kvalross well in the Barents comes up dry
                  • Netherlands
                    • Oranje-Nassau Energie spuds M/7-10 appraisal well

In this report there are 18 tables or charts, including:

  • Licensing
    • Location of the Bentley field
    • Block 49/9D
    • Block 50/6B & 50/7B
    • Location of licence SEL 2/07
    • Interest change in Kraken
    • Location of Karen area
    • First Oil & Gas and Antrim resources assets
    • Location of First Oil's assets (West of UK)
    • Location of First Oil's assets (Middle of UK)
    • Location of First Oil's assets (North of UK)
    • United Kingdom
    • Norway
    • Netherlands
    • Denmark
    • Well completion data for 7224/2-1
    • Location of exploration well 7224/2-1
    • Well completion data for M7/10
    • Location of M/7-10 well
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