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Thursday, April 17, 2014

Total discovers oil in deep offshore Ivory Coast
The Total-operated Saphir-1XB exploration well on Block CI-514 proved the presence of liquid hydrocarbons in the deep offshore west of Ivory Coast. 'Drilled in an abrupt margin play, this first well is the first discovery in the San Pedro Basin, a frontier explorat ...
Africa | Thursday, April 17, 2014
Canadian Natural Resources Limited announces discovered presence of light oil/hydrocarbons offshore Cote d'Ivoire
Canadian Natural Resources Limited (TSX:CNQ) (NYSE:CNQ) announce that the Saphir-1XB well has encountered an accumulation of light oil in the deepwater frontier exploration play in Block CI-514 offshore Cote d'Ivoire. The well was drilled by a semi-submersible rig ...
Africa | Thursday, April 17, 2014
Shell announces Malaysia deep-water gas discovery
Shell today announced an exploration discovery offshore Malaysia. The successful 'Rosmari-1' well is located 135 kilometres offshore in Block SK318, and was drilled to a total depth of 2,123 metres. The well encountered more than 450 metres of gas column. With f ...
Asia Far East | Thursday, April 17, 2014
Nighthawk Energy announces new Mississippian oil discovery at Snow King 13-33 well
Nighthawk, the US focused oil development and production company (AIM: HAWK and OTCQX: NHEGY), announces an update on drilling and production at its 100% controlled and operated Smoky Hill and Jolly Ranch projects in the Denver-Julesburg Basin, Colorado. Snow King 13 ...
North America | Thursday, April 17, 2014

Monday, April 14, 2014

Crescent Point Energy announces Torquay discovery and operational update
Crescent Point Energy Corp. (TSX:CPG)(NYSE:CPG) announce a significant Torquay discovery in southeast Saskatchewan. Over the past 12 months, Crescent Point has delineated a Torquay discovery in its core Flat Lake area of southeast Saskatchewan. This discovery is an exte ...
North America | Monday, April 14, 2014

Friday, April 11, 2014

Statoil announces gas and oil discovery in the Valemon area
Operator Statoil has together with the Valemon Unit partners made a gas and oil discovery in the Valemon Nord prospect in the North Sea. The discovery wells 34/10-54 S and 34/10-54 A, drilled by the drilling rig Transocean Leader, are located approximately 10 kilometre ...
West Europe | Friday, April 11, 2014

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Faroe Petroleum announces gas and condensate discovery at Solberg well in the Norwegian Sea
Faroe Petroleum, the independent oil and gas company focusing principally on exploration, appraisal and production opportunities in Norway, the Atlantic margin and the North Sea, is pleased to announce a gas and condensate discovery in the Solberg well in the Norwegian ...
West Europe | Thursday, April 10, 2014

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

GeoPark announces new oil field discovery in Colombia
GeoPark Limited (NYSE: GPRK) announce the successful drilling and testing of the new Aruco 1 exploration well in the Llanos 34 Block in the central Llanos basin in Colombia. GeoPark operates and has a 45% working interest in the Llanos 34 Block. GeoPark drilled and com ...
South America | Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Thursday, April 3, 2014

Delta Oil and Gas announces first natural gas sales from Donner #4 well
Delta Oil and Gas (DLTA:OTCBB) report that the recently drilled and completed Donner #4 gas well, located in Newton County, Texas, has started producing natural gas and condensate and the first sales from this well have taken place. Delta and its partner, Hillcrest Reso ...
North America | Thursday, April 3, 2014

Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Drillsearch Energy provides update on Stunsail-1 oil discovery
Drillsearch Energy Limited (ASX: DLS) announce detailed results from the Stunsail-1 oil discovery in PEL 91 on the Western Flank Oil Fairway of the Cooper Basin, which was announced to the ASX on 28 March 2014. Drillsearch owns 60% of PEL 91. Beach Energy, the operator, ...
Australasia | Wednesday, April 2, 2014
Alvopetro announces filing of notice of discovery of hydrocarbons and year-end 2013 reserves
Alvopetro Energy Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:ALV) announces our reserves for the year ended December 31, 2013 and that we have submitted to the National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Biofuels (the "ANP") a Notice of Discovery of Hydrocarbons relating to our 1ALV5 ...
South America | Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Ecopetrol makes oil discovery at the well Tibirita-1A
Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) reports that the exploratory well Tibirita-1A, located in the municipality of San Martin, Meta province (Colombia), has shown the presence of hydrocarbons. Initial testing at the well indicated a hydrocarbon column of ...
South America | Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Lundin, Statoil new oil find bodes well for Sverdrup
Swedish oil firm Lundin Petroleum and Norway's Statoil have hit oil while drilling test wells at the giant Johan Sverdrup field in the North Sea, an encouraging sign for the evaluation of its contents. Johan Sverdrup is the largest oil field discovered in the North ...
West Europe | Thursday, March 27, 2014

Monday, March 24, 2014

CNOOC Limited announces natural gas discovery in Bohai
CNOOC Limited (NYSE: CEO, SEHK: 00883, TSX: CNU) announced that the Company has recently made a mid-sized natural gas discovery Bozhong 22-1 in Bohai. Bozhong 22-1 structure is located in the south central Bohai with an average water depth of about 25 meters. The disco ...
Asia Far East | Monday, March 24, 2014

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Statoil concludes drilling of wildcat well 34/8-17 S.
Statoil Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 120, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 34/8-17 S. The well was drilled on the northeast flank of the Visund field, in the northern part of the North Sea. The well's primary exploration target was to pro ...
West Europe | Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Early production has started from Bijell Field on the Akri-Bijeel Block, accelerated work program on-track
MOL Plc. hereby informs the capital market participants that Kalegran Ltd. (a 100% subsidiary of MOL), as Operator has started the early production from the Bijell Field on its Akri Bijeel Block, following the successful testing and tie in of Bijell-1B well to the Exten ...
Middle East | Thursday, March 13, 2014