The Luda 10-1 oil field is located in Liaodong Bay of Bohai with an average water depth of about 30 m, CNOOC said in a news release.

Total began production from Dalia Phase 1A, a new development on its deepwater Block 17offshore Angola. The project involved seven infill wells that were tied back to the Dalia FPSO.

Production is down 38% to 65Mbbl/d, and gas exports are stopped, at Tullow’s Jubilee Field in Ghana, which accounts for most of its oil output, the company told Reuters.

The Gazprom Neft-led oilfield now produces around 35Mbbl/d, the company said, up from 27Mbbl/d to 28Mbbl/d in June, Reuters said. This is an increase of 25%.

Production at Ungani, which is a 50:50 joint venture (JV) between Buru and Japan’s Mitsubishi, is at an initial rate of 1,250 barrels of oil per day (bbl/d), with an initial increased target of 2,500 bbl/d, rising to 3,000 bbl/d.

Over the next 20 years, US$38 billion will be invested in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta Shale, Neuquen province governor said, Reuters reported. Lindero Atravesado and Bandurria fields will be developed. 

Perla is located in the Cardón IV Block, 50 km offshore in shallow waters in the Gulf of Venezuela. 

The Norwegian Ministry of Petroleum and Energy has determined the allocation of resources in the Johan Sverdrup oil field in the North Sea, according to a news release.

The Appomattox development will initially produce from the Appomattox and Vicksburg fields, with average peak production estimated to reach about 175,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d), a news release said.

Yuval Steinitz, minister of national infrastructure, energy and water resources, presented proposed guidelines for Israel’s offshore gas reserves, Bloomberg said. Development of one of the largest deepwater discoveries could result.

The first well has been brought online and the second well is scheduled to start up in late summer, Husky said.

The steel jacket now being built at Kværner Verdal will weigh 26,500 tonnes, Statoil said.