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Friday, November 21, 2014

BG Group brings new production onstream in Brazil
BG Group (LSE: BG.L) today announced the start-up of the Cidade de Ilhabela floating production, storage and offloading (FPSO) vessel. This is the second unit deployed on the Sapinhoá field and the fifth FPSO to have come onstream across the interests in which BG ...
South America | Friday, November 21, 2014
Talisman and Ecopetrol make hydrocarbon discovery in Block CPO-9, Colombia
Talisman Energy Inc. (TSX:TLM) (NYSE:TLM) affiliate Talisman (Colombia) Oil & Gas Ltd., and Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) have proven the presence of hydrocarbons in the Nueva Esperanza-1 exploratory well (A2b), located in block CPO-9, Department of ...
South America | Friday, November 21, 2014
Pacific Energy Development begins Loomis Wells completion operations
PEDEVCO Corp. d/b/a Pacific Energy Development (NYSE MKT: PED), an energy company engaged in the acquisition and development of strategic, high-growth energy projects in the U.S., announced today that the Company has commenced completion operations, including hydraulic ...
North America | Friday, November 21, 2014

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

CNOOC makes mid-sized discovery Lufeng14-4 made in Eastern South China Sea
CNOOC Limited (NYSE: CEO, SEHK: 00883, TSX: CNU) announce that the Company made a mid-sized new discovery Lufeng14-4 in the Eastern South China Sea. The Lufeng14-4 structure is located in Lufeng Sag in the Pearl River Mouth Basin of the South China Sea with an average ...
Asia Far East | Wednesday, November 19, 2014
Kangaroo 2 appraisal well hits gas and oil
As at 2000 hrs BRST on 18 November 2014 drilling is ongoing in the 12-1/4' hole section at a current depth of 1,760 mRT. Kangaroo-2 penetrated the target Paleocene reservoir at 1,660 mRT as indicated by increased LWD resistivity readings, elevated gas readings and ...
Australasia | Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Monday, November 10, 2014

ConocoPhillips announces second oil discovery offshore Senegal
ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP) today confirmed that oil was discovered in the SNE-1 well, the second of ConocoPhillips' two-well program, located approximately 60 miles offshore Senegal in the Sangomar Deep block. After further evaluation of this zone, the SNE-1 well wi ...
Africa | Monday, November 10, 2014
FAR Ltd strikes oil in second major oil discovery offshore Senegal
FAR Ltd (ASX: FAR) has made a second oil discovery offshore Senegal in West Africa in the SNE-1 well. The SNE-1 well has discovered a 95 metre gross oil bearing column with net oil pay zone thickness of 36 metres in Albian aged sandstones which display excellent reserv ...
Africa | Monday, November 10, 2014
Cairn Energy announces second oil discovery offshore Senegal
Cairn Energy announce a discovery of high quality oil in the second well in the Senegal exploration programme. The SNE-1 well is located in 1,100 metres (m) water depth and approximately 100 kilometres (km) offshore in the Sangomar Offshore block with a target depth of ...
Africa | Monday, November 10, 2014

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Madalena Energy announces new oil & gas discovery
Madalena Energy Inc. (TSXV: MVN and OTC: MDLNF) is pleased to provide the following operational update. KEY HIGHLIGHTS: CANADA Successfully drilled and completed a new horizontal oil and gas exploration discovery (100% WI) in the Nordeggformation on Madalena's W ...
North America | Wednesday, November 5, 2014

Monday, November 3, 2014

Successful appraisal of the Garantiana discovery
Det norske oljeselskap ASA, as partner in PL554, announces that drilling and testing of appraisal well 34/6-3 S on the 'Garantiana' discovery and the wildcat sidetrack well 34/6-3 A have been completed. The updated resource range in PL 554 is estimated at 40 - 9 ...
West Europe | Monday, November 3, 2014
CNOOC Limited announces first oil from Golden Eagle Area Development
CNOOC Limited (NYSE: CEO, SEHK: 00883, TSX: CNU) announced that the Golden Eagle Area Development (GEAD) in the UK North Sea commenced production. The GEAD includes development of the Golden Eagle, Peregrine and Solitaire fields. The fields are located in blocks 20/1S, ...
West Europe | Monday, November 3, 2014

Friday, October 31, 2014

BPZ Energy announces gas discovery at onshore Block XXIII
BPZ Energy (NYSE: BPZ) (BVL: BPZ) provided an operations update regarding the 2014 exploration campaign at onshore Block XXIII. Onshore Block XXIII (100% BPZ; 200,000 acres) Three onshore shallow exploration wells, ranging in depth from 3,500 to 3,800 feet, have been ...
North America | Friday, October 31, 2014

Thursday, October 30, 2014

New significant oil discovery in the offshore of Congo
Eni preliminary estimates the potential of Minsala Marine discovery in about 1 billion barrels of oil equivalent in place, of which 80% oil. Eni has made a new important oil discovery in the Minsala Marine exploration prospect located in the Marine XII Block offshore C ...
Africa | Thursday, October 30, 2014

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Cap Energy - Oil discovered offshore Senegal
The discovery of oil in Cairn Energy’s FAN-1 well offshore Senegal has confirmed a proven hydrocarbon system in the basin and should boost the prospectivity of Cap Energy’s assets in the adjacent Djiffere block. However, the second well in Cairn’s camp ...
Africa | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
Ecopetrol announces hydrocarbon discovery in the Gulf of Mexico
Ecopetrol S.A. (BVC: ECOPETROL; NYSE: EC; TSX: ECP) reports the discovery of hydrocarbons in the Leon exploratory well located deepwater in the Gulf of Mexico (USA), operated by Repsol USA (60%), in partnership with Ecopetrol America Inc. (40%). The well is located 219 ...
North America | Tuesday, October 28, 2014
First Libra well confirms oil discovery
The Libra consortium announces that the drilling of the first extension well in the Libra area, known as 3-BRSA-1255-RJS (3-RJS-731), has proven the discovery of high-quality oil in the northwest portion of the structure. The well, informally known as NW1, is located i ...
South America | Tuesday, October 28, 2014

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