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The well that took 1468 days of drilling to reach TD

The well that took 1468 days of drilling to reach TD

Last week, we reported on the deepest well drilled in the UKCS (6368 m TVDSS). The week before it was the equivalent in the Dutch sector (6002 m TVD), [...]
The deepest well in the UKCS – a Rotliegend target at 9 km?

The deepest well in the UKCS – a Rotliegend target at 9 km?

It is a mistake every geologist probably makes multiple times in her/his career: writing down a depth in metres instead of feet. This must have gone w [...]
News costs

News costs

You can log in or register as a subscriber now! From May 1st, we will start putting news items behind a paywall. From then onwards, it will be require [...]
The well that drilled a prospect sealed by a thrust fault

The well that drilled a prospect sealed by a thrust fault

The deepest borehole ever drilled in Belgium took five years to complete, from 1980 to 1985. Operated by the Geological Survey of Belgium, its aim was [...]
Nominate your favourite!

Nominate your favourite!

We seek candidates worthy of this year's Exploration Innovation Prize. The winner will be announced during the NCS Exploration conference in May. [...]
Large UK-wide academic programme to support shift to net zero

Large UK-wide academic programme to support shift to net zero

48 fully funded PhD positions distributed amongst 12 universities over three years, that’s one of the backbones of the Centre for Doctoral Training (C [...]
Press releases: more geoscience required

Press releases: more geoscience required

As the quest for smaller pockets of economic quantities of hydrocarbons in the North Sea continues, the gap between small and large volumes is closing [...]
Being there at the right time

Being there at the right time

Geologist Charlotta Lüthje tells the story of a career that introduced her to the oil industry and beyond. [...]
Webinar announcement: Fault Compartments

Webinar announcement: Fault Compartments

The Force Structural Network Group invites you to a two day webinar on fault seal and fault compartments from exploration to late life production. [...]
“The oil and gas sector is not to be trusted, but you are different”

“The oil and gas sector is not to be trusted, but you are different”

Dutch geologist Anja Dijkhuizen explains why the story around the energy transition has to be told differently. [...]
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