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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Drover 1 well strikes gas in Perth basin
AWE Limited (ASX: AWE), as Operator of Exploration Permit 455 in the Perth Basin, Western Australia, reports that as at 06:00 hours (6:00am) AWST today the Drover-1 exploration well had reached its planned total measured depth of 2,356 metres and 5 ½ inch product ...
Australasia | Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Monday, July 21, 2014

Tullow fails to encounter hydrocarbons in the Lupus exploration well
Tullow Oil plc announces that Tullow Oil Norge AS, operator of the production licence PL 507, did not encounter hydrocarbons in the Lupus exploration well (31/10-1) which will now be plugged and abandoned. The well is located 35 km south east of the Oseberg Sør F ...
West Europe | Monday, July 21, 2014

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Ecopetrol announces discovery in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico
Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) announces that its U.S. affiliate Ecopetrol America Inc. has made significant advancements in the exploration of the Norphlet Play throughout its partnership with Shell and Nexen Petroleum Offshore U.S.A Inc. Shell, a ...
North America | Thursday, July 17, 2014
Karoon Gas strikes gas in Browse Basin
As at 0600 WST on 16th July 2014 wireline logging of the Pharos-1 borehole was ongoing. Since the last update, the 6?1/2' hole section was drilled from 4,949mRT to a total depth of 5,220mRT. Final Total Depth of 5,220mRT was reached at 1940 WST on 10th July 2014. W ...
Australasia | Thursday, July 17, 2014

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

OMV Petrom makes oil discovery in the Black Sea
OMV Petrom, the largest oil and gas producer in South-Eastern Europe announces the success of an exploration well drilled in Istria XVIII offshore Perimeter (shallow water). The Marina 1 well encountered a new oil reservoir on the continental shelf of the Black Sea. &q ...
East Europe | Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Shell adds third major discovery to the Norphlet play in the Gulf of Mexico
Shell today announces its third major discovery in the Norphlet play in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico with the successful Rydberg exploration well. After more than 10 years of exploration activities in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico, Shell continues to lead industry ...
North America | Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Monday, July 14, 2014

Gardim-1 exploration well fails to encounter commercial oil
Tullow Oil plc announces that the Gardim-1 exploration well, drilled on the eastern flank of the Chew Bahir Basin in the South Omo licence, onshore Ethiopia, has reached a total depth of 2,468 metres in basement, without encountering commercial oil. The well intersecte ...
Africa | Monday, July 14, 2014

Thursday, July 10, 2014

GeoPark announces new Tigana Norte 1 oil discovery and Tigana field extension in Block Llanos 34 in Colombia
GeoPark Limited (NYSE: GPRK), the Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations and producing properties in Chile, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina, today announces the discovery of the Tigana Norte 1 oil well on its Llanos 34 Block in Col ...
South America | Thursday, July 10, 2014

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Roxi Petroleum announces discovery at its flagship BNG asset
Roxi, the Central Asian oil and gas company with a focus on Kazakhstan, is pleased to update the market with news of a discovery at its flagship BNG asset. The BNG Contract Area is located in the west of Kazakhstan 40 kilometres southeast of Tengiz on the edge of the M ...
Russia FSU | Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Friday, July 4, 2014

More oil for Statoil from Oseberg Øst with new drilling campaign
On Wednesday 2 July it was made public that Prosafe Offshore has been awarded a contract for the use of Safe Scandinavia in connection with this campaign. Support vessel Safe Scandinavia is currently a flotel, but it will be modified to enable it to store and treat dri ...
West Europe | Friday, July 4, 2014

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Repsol makes oil discovery in Trinidad and Tobago
Repsol has made a new hydrocarbons discovery in the Teak field, offshore Trinidad and Tobago, in the TSP block east of the island of Trinidad. The find in the TB14 well has upgraded the northern portion of the Teak B field that was not known to exist before. The newly ...
Central America | Thursday, July 3, 2014
Hanssen oil discovery in Barents Sea, offshore Norway
Tullow Oil plc ("Tullow") announces that the Hanssen wildcat well, in production licence 537, offshore Norway, has encountered a 20-25 metre oil bearing sandstone with good reservoir properties in the main target (Stø Formation). The Hanssen well was dr ...
West Europe | Thursday, July 3, 2014

Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Woodside Petroleum announces gas discovery at Toro
Woodside advises that the Toro-1 exploration well in permit WA-430-P has intersected approximately 150 metres gross gas and 65 metres net gas within the Mungaroo Formation target. The well reached a total depth of 3724 metres, referenced from the rig rotary table. Foll ...
Australasia | Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

GeoPark announces discovery of new oil field in the Campanario Block in Tierra del Fuego, Chile
GeoPark Limited (NYSE: GPRK) announces the discovery of a new oil field in Chile. Primavera Sur 1 well marks the first discovery of an oil field on the newly-acquired Campanario Block in Tierra del Fuego, Chile. GeoPark operates and has a 50% working interest in the Ca ...
South America | Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Africa Oil announces new gas discovery at Sala prospect in Block 9 in Kenya
Africa Oil Corp. (TSX:AOI)(OMX:AOI) announce it has made a gas discovery in Block 9 onshore Kenya. The Sala-1 drilled a large 80 square kilometer anticlinal feature along the northern basin bounding fault in the Cretaceous Anza graben and encountered several sandstone i ...
Africa | Tuesday, June 24, 2014

Monday, June 23, 2014

Repsol makes Russia's largest hydrocarbons discovery in two years
Repsol has made two new discoveries in the Russia's Karabashsky blocks, in the West-Siberian Ouriyinskoye field. The recoverable resources from the Gabi-1 and Gabi-3 wells are estimated by the Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment of the Russian Federation a ...
Russia FSU | Monday, June 23, 2014