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Shell’s Completion of Corrib Field Not End of Story for this Irish Atlantic Margin Play

January 6, 2016
Shell has recently announced the completion of the Corrib gas development project, in the Slyne-Erris Trough, 70km offshore west of Ireland, but Spectrum’s intriguing e...read more

Cygnus: New 3D Multi-Client Project Offshore Australia

December 16, 2015
Spectrum has announce the commencement of a new 3D Multi-Client project over the Vulcan Sub-basin, offshore North West Shelf, Australia. The Cygnus 3D Survey is being acq...read more

Another gas discovery offshore Mauritania de-risks exploration along the NW African Margin

November 18, 2015
Kosmos Energy has announced a second gas discovery in Block C-8 offshore Mauritania. Marsouin-1 exploration well is located 60 kms north of the Tortue-1 gas discovery dri...read more

Uruguay: Raya-1 first offshore, record-breaking deep water well to be drilled. More to come?

November 13, 2015
Oil companies are due to spud Uruguay’s first offshore exploratory well, Raya-1 in April 2016. According to ANCAP, the well will be drilled about 400 km from the se...read more

Gabon Opens 11th Licensing Round

November 3, 2015
Gabon has a proven hydrocarbon system. Within the northern deep-water basin hydrocarbon exploration has traditionally targeted shallow post salt Tertiary and Upper Cretac...read more

Spectrum signs Seismic Data Agreement to Kick-Start Oil Exploration Offshore Somalia

September 7, 2015
Spectrum ASA has entered into a Multi-Client master co-operation agreement with the federal government of Somalia during a signing ceremony on September 5th at the SYL Ho...read more

NW African Margin – Spectrum Data Reveals Why Oil Companies are Drilling Deepwater Plays

September 4, 2015
The recent increase in exploration activity along the NW African Margin has unveiled large hydrocarbon discoveries and triggered the move towards the deeper water. The ex...read more

Leads identification offshore Gambia reveals continuation of oil discovery trend from Senegal

August 20, 2015
Capricorn’s recent oil discoveries (FAN-1 and SNE-1) in the deep water Senegal have generated great interest in hydrocarbon exploration in the NW African margin (the MS...read more

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