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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Det norske oljeselskap announces oil discovery at Langfjellet

Det norske oljeselskap ASA, operator of PL 442, announces that drilling of exploration well 25/2-18 S on the Langfjellet prospect in the North Sea is about to be completed. The well encountered a gross oil column of 109 meters in the Vestland Group. A technical sidetra ...
West Europe | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016

AWE achieves first gas sales from Waitsia project - on time and within budget

AWE Limited (ASX: AWE) today announced that commercial gas sales from Stage 1A of the Waitsia gas project have commenced and that the development was delivered on time and within the approved budget of $18 million ($9 million net to AWE). The Waitsia gas project (AWE 5 ...
Australasia | Monday, August 29, 2016

Monday, August 8, 2016

Sound Energy confirms gas discovery at Tendrara

Sound Energy, the European / Mediterranean focused upstream gas company, is pleased to confirm a significant gas discovery and a potential single gas column at the Company's Tendrara licence, onshore Morocco. As previously announced by the Company, the first Tendrara w ...
North Africa | Monday, August 8, 2016

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Jura Energy announces discovery in the Guddu Block

Jura Energy Corporation (TSX:JEC) announced today that the exploration well, Khamiso-1, in the Guddu block has been drilled to the total depth of 753 meters in the Pirkoh Limestone formation of Eocene age. During a short duration pre-stimulation test on a 32/64 inch ch ...
Middle East | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Shell announces Fort Sumter discovery in the Gulf of Mexico

Shell today announced a new exploration discovery in the deep water U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The initial estimated recoverable resources for the Fort Sumter well are more than 125 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe). Further appraisal drilling and planned wells in adjac ...
North America | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Monday, July 18, 2016

Pakistan Petroleum Limited announces gas discovery ay Hadi X-1A

Pakistan Petroleum Limited the operator of Gambat South Block with 65 percent working interest (WI) along with its joint venture partners, Government Holdings Private Limited and Asia Resources Oil Limited with 25 percent and 10 percent WI, respectively has announced a ...
Middle East | Monday, July 18, 2016



Wednesday, July 13, 2016

MOL Pakistan announces oil and gas discovery in Tal Block, Pakistan

MOL Pakistan Oil and Gas Company B.V (MOL) as the operator of the Tal Block and joint venture partner of Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) has intimated following two discoveries at Tal Block: Talonj West-1 discovery: The Talonj West-1 exploration well d ...
Middle East | Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate announces oil and gas discovery south of the Brage field in the North Sea - 31/7-1 and 31/7-1 A

Faroe Petroleum Norge AS, operator of production licence 740, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 31/7-1 and appraisal well 31/7-1 A. 31/7-1 proved oil and gas and 31/7-1 A delineated the discovery. The wells were drilled 13 kilometres south of the Brage field ...
West Europe | Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Friday, July 8, 2016

Skyland Petroleum announces gas discovery at Kumisi #2 well, Georgia

Skyland Petroleum Limited (ASX: SKP) is pleased to announce that testing of the Kumisi #2 Well in Georgia has resulted in gas flow with good pressure from the Lower Eocene interval. The presence of gas in the Lower Eocene interval (which was also found to be gas bearin ...
Russia FSU | Friday, July 8, 2016

Thursday, June 30, 2016

ExxonMobil confirms significant oil discovery offshore Guyana

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) today said that drilling results from the Liza-2 well, the second exploration well in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana, confirm a world-class discovery with a recoverable resource of between 800 million and 1.4 billion oil-equivalent ...
South America | Thursday, June 30, 2016

Oil & Gas Development Company announces gas condensate discovery

The joint Venture of Bitrism Block comprising of Oil & Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) as operator (95%) & Government Holdings (Pvt.) Limited (5% carried) has discovered Gas Condensate from an exploratory well namely Bitrism West 01-A, which is located in Distri ...
Middle East | Thursday, June 30, 2016

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Oil and Gas Development Company Limited discovers gas at exploratory well Thal West #01

Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) has discovered gas from its exploratory Well Thal West # 01, 100% owned by OGDCL located in District Sukhur, Sindh Province. The structure of Thal West # 01 was delineated, drilled and tested using OGDCL's in house expert ...
Middle East | Tuesday, June 28, 2016

Friday, June 17, 2016

Petro River Oil completes drilling at Woodburn Forest-1 well

Petro River Oil Corp (OTCBB: PTRC) announced today that drilling has been completed at the Woodburn Forest-1 well in Larne Basin, Northern Ireland. The well was drilled to a depth of 2,000 meters and encountered two conventional, porous sandstone reservoir intervals, t ...
West Europe | Friday, June 17, 2016

Thursday, June 16, 2016

Faroe Petroleum announces oil and gas discovery at Brasse Exploration well

Faroe Petroleum, the independent oil and gas company focusing principally on exploration, appraisal, development and production opportunities in Norway and the UK, is pleased to announce an oil and gas discovery in the Faroe-operated Brasse exploration well in licence P ...
West Europe | Thursday, June 16, 2016

Thursday, June 9, 2016

Statoil to plug and abandon wildcat well 30/11-13 following minor gas discovery

Statoil Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 272, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 30/11-13. The well proved gas/condensate. The well was drilled eight kilometres southeast of the 30/11-8 S (Krafla) discovery and about 27 kilometres south of the Oseber ...
West Europe | Thursday, June 9, 2016

Thursday, May 26, 2016

Mubadala Petroleum confirms non-commercial discovery at Sri Trang-1 well

JV partner Tap Oil reports that Mubadala Petroleum, operator of the G1/48 concession in the Northern Gulf of Thailand, has completed the Sri Trang-1 exploration well. The Sri Trang-1 exploration well is located in the Reservation Area of the G1/48 concession in the Gul ...
Asia Far East | Thursday, May 26, 2016
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