HISTORY

Dana Petroleum was formed in 1994 to exploit opportunities in the UK North Sea. Today we’re a $3 billion oil and gas business with operations in the UK, Egypt, Norway, the Netherlands and Africa.


2014

Dana Petroleum completes acquisition of interest in Danish licence from PA Resources.


2014

FPSO hull launch marks more than one million hours incident free on Dana's Western Isles Project.


2013

Dana Petroleum awarded new exploration licenses in North Sea.


2013

Triton production vessel reaches 200 millionth barrel milestone.


2012

The $1.6 billion Western Isles Development gets the green light.


2012

on 3 September, Dana's new global headquarters were opened by Scotland's First Minister, the Rt Hon Alex Salmond MSP.


2012

The Government of Cameroon awards Dana a production sharing contract (PSC) for the Bakassi West block in Cameroon.


2012

Dana acquires Triton area assets in the North Sea from Amerada Hess. 


2011

Dana acquires Guillemot area and Scott field assets in the North Sea from Petro-Canada UK and becomes operator of the Guillemot subsea assets.


2010

Korea National Oil Corporation (KNOC) aquires Dana.


2010

Dana acquires Petro-Canada Netherlands B.V.


2009

Dana secures additional production, development and exploration assets through the acquisition of Bow Valley Energy.


2008

Dana makes the Rinnes oil discovery in the North Sea (now known as the Western Isles discovery).


2007

Dana acquires Ener Petroleum in Norway.


2007

Dana acquire Devon Energy's interests in Egypt.


2006

Dana achieves first production from the Goosander field in the North Sea.


2005

Dana swaps assets with Amerada Hess, exchanging interests in the Ujang Pangkah field in Indonesia with Hess' interest in the Hudson field. The deal increased Dana's equity in Hudson to 47.5% and gave us our first UK production operatorship. 


2004

Dana acquires Hess' remaining interest in the Barbara discovery.


2003

Dana and Venture Production jointly acquire the Kittiwake Area assets in the North Sea from Shell and Esso.


2002

The Barbara discovery well in the North Sea is drilled. 


2002

Dana acquires a number of North Sea assets from Agip, including 19.5% interest in the Hudson field, a 12.4% interest in the Banff field and a 19% interest in the Otter development.


1999

Dana acquires the remaining UK upstream assets of DSM Energy, which includes a 7.52% interest in the Claymore field in the North Sea.


1998

Dana participates in two key exploration discoveries - the Goosander field in the North Sea and the Ujang Pangkah field in Indonesia. 


1997

Dana acquires Seafield Resources.


1997

Dana acquires Petrocellit, which has interest in the Kinsale Head gas field in Ireland, and a 50% interest in the Western Tano exploration block in Ghana. 


1994

Dana Petroleum is established.