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Friday, May 22, 2015

Statoil drills dry wells north of the Hyme field in the Norwegian Sea

Statoil Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 348 C, is in the process of completing the drilling of wildcat wells 6407/8-7 and 6407/8-7 A. Both wells have been drilled about four kilometres north of the Hyme field in the southern part of the Norwegian Sea and 1 ...
West Europe | Friday, May 22, 2015

Thursday, May 21, 2015

ExxonMobil announces significant oil discovery offshore Guyana

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) today announced a significant oil discovery on the Stabroek Block, located approximately 120 miles offshore Guyana. The well was drilled by ExxonMobil affiliate, Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Ltd., and encountered more than 2 ...
South America | Thursday, May 21, 2015

Empyrean Energy provide production update from its flagship Sugarloaf AMI Project

Empyrean Energy, the profitable US onshore oil, gas and condensate exploration, development and production company with assets in Texas and California, is pleased to provide a production update from its flagship Sugarloaf AMI Project ('Sugarloaf' or the 'Project') in th ...
North America | Thursday, May 21, 2015

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Talisman drill dry well north of the Varg field

The well was drilled in the central part of the North Sea about six kilometres north of the Varg field and 220 kilometres southwest of Stavanger. The purpose of the well was to prove petroleum in Upper Jurassic reservoir rocks (the Ula and Sandnes formations) and in Mi ...
West Europe | Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Rose Petroleum announce positive Mancos Shale Core results

Rose Petroleum plc, the AIM-listed (AIM: ROSE) natural resources company, is pleased to provide a positive update on the core analysis results from the State 1-34 well taken within the Mancos Shale interval in the Uinta Basin acreage in Utah. Highlights Mancos core ana ...
North America | Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Faroe Petroleum encounters no hydrocarbons in Bister exploration well

Faroe Petroleum, the independent oil and gas company focusing principally on exploration, appraisal and production opportunities in Norway and the UK, announces that drilling has reached target depth on the Statoil operated Bister exploration well in the Norwegian Sea ( ...
West Europe | Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Sound Oil continues with Nervesa appraisal well

Sound Oil, the Mediterranean focused upstream oil and gas company, confirms that the second Nervesa appraisal well has reached Total Depth at 2,054 metres and that logging is now also complete. The Company confirms that mud log gas shows were recorded while drilling in ...
East Europe | Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Jura Energy abandons Ismail-1 Well

Jura Energy Corporation (TSX:JEC) ('Jura') announced today that the exploration well, Ismail-1, in the Guddu block was drilled to the total depth of 825 meters. The targeted Pirkoh Limestone formation was encountered at 700 meters. Based on the interpretation of logs a ...
North America | Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Monday, May 18, 2015

Kosmos Energy encounters additional hydrocarbons during Mauritania Drilling

Kosmos Energy (NYSE: KOS) announced today that the Tortue-1 exploration well in Block C8 offshore Mauritania has encountered additional hydrocarbons while drilling to total depth to evaluate the deeper Albian stratigraphy. Based on the preliminary analysis of drilling ...
Africa | Monday, May 18, 2015

Baron Oil plc commence drilling operations in Islandmagee-1 salt well

Baron Oil notes the announcement released this morning by Infrastrata plc regarding spudding of the Islandmagee-1 salt well. As announced on 1 May 2015, Baron Oil signed a Convertible Loan Agreement ('Agreement') with InfraStrata with respect to the Islandmagee gas sto ...
West Europe | Monday, May 18, 2015

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Parex Resources announces first quarter results and Colombian oil discovery at LLA-26 Rumba

Parex Resources Inc. (TSX: PXT), a company focused on Colombian oil exploration and production, announces unaudited financial and operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2015. All amounts herein are in United States dollars unless otherwise stated. Q1 20 ...
South America | Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Thursday, May 7, 2015

AWE Limited announces Irwin-1 gas discovery: 149 Bcf of gas at Irwin and Synaphea

AWE Limited (ASX: AWE) today announced initial results from the Irwin-1 exploration well, located in the onshore Perth Basin, Western Australia. The Irwin structure straddles the EP320 (AWE 33%) and L1 (AWE 50%, Operator) boundary and the Irwin-1 drilling program is bei ...
Australasia | Thursday, May 7, 2015

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Repsol makes new gas discovery in Bolivia

Repsol Chairman Antonio Brufau and Chief Executive Officer Josu Jon Imaz announced a new gas discovery in Bolivia at an event hosted by the President of that country, Evo Morales. The discovery, in the Margarita-Huacaya block, increases reserves in the Caipipendi area a ...
South America | Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate announces minor oil discovery for Wintershall in the Kristen field

Wintershall Norge AS, operator of production licence 589, is about to complete drilling of wildcat well 6406/2-8. The well proved oil. The well was drilled about 20 kilometres south of the Kristin field in the Norwegian Sea and 190 kilometres northwest of Kristiansund. ...
West Europe | Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Monday, April 27, 2015

Kosmos Energy makes significant gas discovery offshore Mauritania

Kosmos Energy (NYSE: KOS) announced today that the Tortue-1 exploration well, drilled to test the Tortue West prospect, which forms part of the Greater Tortue Complex, in Block C-8 offshore Mauritania has made a significant, play-opening gas discovery. Based on the pre ...
Africa | Monday, April 27, 2015

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Kea Petroleum ready to drill The Shannon Prospect

Kea Petroleum plc (AIM: KEA), the oil and gas company focused on New Zealand, makes the following announcement by way of an update to the previously announced strategic review. We have referred in recent announcements to our relatively new Shannon prospect in New Zeala ...
Australasia | Tuesday, April 21, 2015
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