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Uruguay launches 3rd offshore round
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Uruguay - September 19, 2017

Uruguay’s National Alcohol and Portland Fuel Administration (ANCAP) launched the country’s long-delayed third offshore bid…

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Consortium spuds record well off Uruguay
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Uruguay - March 31, 2016

Maersk Drilling, on behalf of a Total-led consortium, has spudded an exploration well in the deepwater block 14 offshore…

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Statoil takes second step into Uruguay
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Uruguay - February 15, 2016

Statoil signed an agreement with the UK’s Tullow Oil for 35% interest in an offshore block in Uruguay, the Norwegian multinational reported on its website…

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Statoil acquires deepest offshore drilling in Uruguay
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Uruguay - February 01, 2016

Statoil won a 15% stake in an offshore exploration block in Uruguay, Norway’s multinational oil and gas company announced on Friday.

The partners are planning to…

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Maersk to spud Uruguay’s first offshore well
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Uruguay - December 02, 2015

Maersk won a $44-billion contract to drill in Block 14 offshore Uruguay for Total. The Danish company won the licence for the block in 2012 and is expecting to spud the…

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BP to hand over three Uruguay blocks
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Uruguay - August 04, 2015

BP confirmed that it had put an end to activities in its three blocks located off the coast of Uruguay in a shift towards projects that do not pose a high risk such as…

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