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Exploration Europe

Chasing Hydrocarbon Plays Along the Rona Ridge

Review of new 3D seismic data in the Faroe-Shetland Basin has revealed new hydrocarbon potential of the Early Cretaceous syn-rift and Precambrian fractured basement plays along the northern extent of the Rona Ridge - one of the least mature producing regions on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).

Exploration Australasia

Cinder Cone or Mud Volcano?

A triangular feature identified in modern seismic on the Papuan Plateau went 'viral' on social media amongst the geoscience community as geoscientists from all over the world debated their theories on this geological puzzle.

Exploration Australasia

Hydrocarbon Exploration New Zealand: A Beginning or the End?

In April OMV, with partners OMV Sapura and Mitsui, announced the success of the Toutouwai-1 well in the Taranaki Basin Block 60093 offshore New Zealand’s. However, further exploration drilling to test for oil and gas is on hiatus due to Covid-19 restrictions.

Exploration Asia

Oil and Gas Exploration Challenges in South East Asia

South East Asian oil and gas explorers started 2020 with new licensing rounds and extensive exploration drilling and seismic programmes planned but the current economically challenging conditions created by Covid-19 is likely to extend, delay or temporarily suspend these activities.