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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

Monday, May 23, 2016

Wintershall completes drilling of wildcat wells 35/8-6 S and 35/8-6 A

Wintershall Norge AS, operator of production licence 248, has completed the drilling of wildcat wells 35/8-6 S and 35/8-6 A. The wells were drilled about five km northwest of the Vega field in the North Sea and 150 km northwest of Bergen. The purpose of both wells was ...
West Europe | Monday, May 23, 2016

Monday, May 9, 2016

Kosmos Energy announces significant gas discovery offshore Senegal

Kosmos Energy (NYSE: KOS) announced today that its Teranga-1 exploration well offshore Senegal has made a significant gas discovery. Located in the Cayar Offshore Profond block approximately 65 kilometers northwest of Dakar in nearly 1,800 meters of water, the Teranga- ...
Africa | Monday, May 9, 2016

Thursday, April 28, 2016

Sound Energy announce that the first Tendrara well has now been drilled to the first casing point

Tendrara: First Casing Point Sound Energy, the European / Mediterranean focused upstream gas company, is pleased to announce that the first Tendrara well has now been drilled to the first casing point at a measured vertical depth ('MVD') of 496 metres and that the 13 3 ...
North Africa | Thursday, April 28, 2016

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Otto Energy announces oil and gas discovery at SM-71 #1, Gulf of Mexico

Otto Energy Ltd (ASX:OEL) announces that it has been advised by Operator Byron Energy (ASX:BYE), that the SM-71 #1 well, located at the South Marsh Island Block 71, has completed drilling to the final target measured depth at 6,843 feet (2,086 metres) orr 6,477 feet (1, ...
North America | Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate announces minor discovery for Statoil

Statoil Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 035/272, is in the process of completing the drilling of wildcat wells 30/11-11 S and 30/11-11 A. The wells were drilled about two kilometres southeast of the 30/11-9 A discovery (Askja East) and 35 kilometres southw ...
West Europe | Wednesday, April 13, 2016



Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Tullow Oil encounters good oil shows at Cheptuket-1 well

Tullow Oil plc announces that the Cheptuket-1 well in Block 12A, Northern Kenya, has encountered good oil shows, seen in cuttings and rotary sidewall cores, across an interval of over 700 metres. Cheptuket-1 is the first well to test the Kerio Valley Basin and was drill ...
Africa | Wednesday, March 16, 2016

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate announces minor discovery near Oseberg field, Statoil to permanently plug and abandon

Statoil Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 104, has completed drilling of wildcat well 30/9-28 S. The well was drilled about 5.5 kilometres west of the Oseberg South field in the central part of the North Sea and 140 kilometres west of Bergen. The primary exp ...
West Europe | Thursday, February 25, 2016

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Faroe Petroleum announces results of Kvalross exploration well; no commercial discovery

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 Wintershall operated Kvalross exploration well in the Barents S ...
West Europe | Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Jura Energy announces potential gas discovery in Badin IV South

Jura Energy Corporation today announced a potential gas discovery at the Aminah-1 exploration well in the Badin IV South block. Jura holds a 27.5% working interest in the Badin IV South block, which is operated by Petroleum Exploration (Private) Limited ('PEL'). At the ...
Middle East | Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Madalena discovers oil in the Lower Agrio Shale in Argentina

Madalena Energy Inc. (TSXV: MVN and OTCQX: MDLNF) is pleased to announce the initial results of its completion and testing of the Lower Agrio shale formation on its 90% working interest operated block at Curamhuele in Argentina. Highlights Successfully completed the v ...
South America | Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Empire identifies significant upside potential for the Lockyer Deep and North Erregulla Deep prospect trend

On behalf of the EP 368 and EP 426 Joint Venture, Perth Basin domestic gas producer Empire Oil and Gas ('Empire', ASX: EGO) has interpreted the Lockyer Deep and North Erregulla Deep prospects to have significant upside gas potential due to its latest high case interpret ...
Australasia | Tuesday, February 16, 2016

SOLO OIL announce significant oil flows from Lower Kimmeridge Limestone

Solo today announces that it has been advised by the operator, Horse Hill Developments Limited, that light, 40 degree API, sweet oil has flowed naturally to surface from an 80-foot zone within the Lower Kimmeridge limestone interval at a depth of approximately 900 metre ...
West Europe | Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Tower Resources updates on South Africa activity

Tower Resources plc (TRP.L, TRP LN), the AIM-listed Africa-focussed oil and gas exploration company announces the following update with regards to its interests in the SW Orange Basin Technical Co-operation Permit ('TCP') and the Algoa-Gamtoos Exploration Right ('Algoa- ...
Africa | Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Friday, February 12, 2016

Woodside Petroleum makes second gas discovery in Myanmar

Woodside advises that the Thalin-1A exploration well in Block AD-7 in the Rakhine Basin has intersected a gross gas column of approximately 64m. Approximately 62m of net gas pay is interpreted within the primary target interval. Block AD-7 is located in the Bay of Beng ...
Asia Far East | Friday, February 12, 2016

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Sound Energy offer Nervesa production update

Sound Energy, the Mediterranean and European focused upstream gas company, confirms that following first gas on 3 February 2016, clean up operations at the onshore Nervesa gas discovery continue. Early production has been limited by Sound Energy to an initial rate of 1 ...
East Europe | Tuesday, February 9, 2016
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