Rockhopper Exploration has issued details of its next planned exploration wells offshore the Falkland Islands. The details were published on the Offshore site 23 December. Rockhopper was the first of several companies operating in Falklands waters to confirm the existence of oil and gas.
Working on experience gained from the relocation of thousands of tons of equipment from Aberdeen to the Falkland Islands for the round of exploratory drilling started in 2010 has helped a Scottish company launch a software program set to revolutionize the oil and gas industry.
Falklands’ oil explorer Desire Petroleum Plc (AIM:DES) will be making presentations this week at the North American Prospect Expo (NAPE) in Houston.
Falklands oil industry sources confirmed that the semi-submersible Leiv Eiriksson oil exploration rig has reached Falklands’ waters and should be spudding its first well next Monday.
Argos Resources Limited, the Falkland Islands based exploration company focused on the North Falkland Basin, reported on Tuesday it has decided not to participate in the current drilling campaign in the area with the Ocean Guardian rig, which is now likely to end in December 2011.
The Ocean Guardian oil rig is Falkland Islands waters since February 2010 prepares to leave the Islands in early 2012 for a contract with another operator.
Desire Petroleum plc (AIM:DES), the exploration company focusing on the North Falkland Basin, announces that the rig contract with Diamond Offshore Drilling (UK) Ltd for use of the drilling unit the Ocean Guardian for operations in the North Falkland Basin has been amended.
Falkland Islands oil explorer Desire petroleum unveiled Friday a new competent person's report (CPR), which it hailed as confirmation of the prospectivity of its licences.
Rockhopper Exploration plc has confirmed that a loss of power occurred on the Ocean Guardian drill rig on the 16th October 2011 leading to a partial evacuation of all non-essential personnel.
Falkland Islands explorer Rockhopper Exploration (RKH) has secured the Ocean Guardian drilling rig for another well in the burgeoning oil province.