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Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Statoil announces Snefrid Nord gas discovery, strengthens Aasta Hansteen field

Operator Statoil has together with PL218 partners made a gas discovery in the Snefrid Nord prospect in the Norwegian Sea. The discovery is an important contribution to the Aasta Hansteen field development project and Polarled pipeline utilisation. 'The Snefrid Nord dis ...
West Europe | Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Lundin announce that the Gemini exploration well is dry

The Gemini exploration well, offshore Norway has been completed as a dry well Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum), through its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway), operator of PL338C, has completed the drilling of wildcat well 16/1-24. The well ...
West Europe | Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Monday, March 16, 2015

Drillsearch announces new wet gas discovery at Kyanite-1

Drillsearch Energy Limited (ASX: DLS) is pleased to announce a new wet gas discovery on the Western Cooper Wet Gas Fairway of the Cooper Basin, the fourth discovery out of five wells drilled by the Company's joint venture with Santos (Drillsearch 40%, Santos 60% and Ope ...
Australasia | Monday, March 16, 2015

Thursday, March 12, 2015

GDF SUEZ announces Central North Sea oil discovery

GDF SUEZ E&P UK Ltd and its co-venturers today announced a new discovery in the UK Central North Sea. The 22/16-6 well on the Dalziel structure flowed at rates in excess of 8,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day. The well is now being side-tracked to appraise the exten ...
West Europe | Thursday, March 12, 2015

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Tullow Oil plug and abandon Engomo-1 exploration well, but remain positive following Ngamia-7 success

Tullow Oil plc provides an update on exploration and appraisal activities in onshore Kenya Block 10BB, 13T and Block 10BA. Engomo-1 exploration well The Engomo-1 exploration well in Block 10BA was drilled to a total depth of 2,353 metres utilising the SMP-106 rig. The ...
Africa | Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Real Energy confirms Queenscliff-1 as a gas discovery

Cooper Basin focused oil & gas exploration company, Real Energy Corporation Limited (ASX:RLE), is pleased to advise that completion and testing operations are progressing well on its two maiden Cooper Basin wells, Tamarama-1 and Queenscliff-1. Real Energy can confirm t ...
Australasia | Wednesday, March 11, 2015



Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Beach Energy announces new Birkead Formation oil discovery

Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT) advises of a new Birkhead Formation oil discovery at Stanleys-1 in PRL 171 (Beach 40% and operator, Drillsearch 60%) and provides initial results from the first development well of the second Bauer Field pad drilling campaign. Stanleys-1 Lo ...
Australasia | Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Monday, March 9, 2015

Egypt WEEM-2 declared a discovery, confirms Aminex

Aminex PLC notes the Ministry of Petroleum of Egypt announcement that the South Malak-2 well ('SM2') on the West Esh el Mellaha-2 concession in Egypt (WEEM-2) has been declared a discovery well. Tests showed production flow rates of approximately 430 barrels per day of ...
Middle East | Monday, March 9, 2015

BP makes second significant gas discovery in Egypt's East Mediterranean Sea

BP Egypt announced today another important gas discovery in the North Damietta Offshore Concession in the East Nile Delta. The 'Atoll-1' deepwater exploration well, currently being drilled using the 6th generation semi-submersible rig 'Maersk Discoverer,' has reached 6, ...
Middle East | Monday, March 9, 2015

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Blackbird Energy announces two significant discoveries at Elmworth Project

Blackbird Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE:BBI) announces that its first two operated horizontal Montney wells, which are located at 06-26-70-07-W6 ('06-26') and 05-26-70-07W6 ('05-26') on Blackbird's 69 section land block at Elmworth, Alberta, Canada, have been successfully co ...
North America | Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Miller Energy produces from two new gas wells

Miller Energy Resources, Inc. (NYSE: MILL) announced that it has successfully drilled and completed the Company's first two new gas wells at its North Fork Unit and brought both onto production. Both new wells are online and in the clean-up process and are continuing t ...
North America | Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Europa Oil & Gas free flows Oil & Gas at Wressle-1 Well

Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) plc, the AIM quoted oil and gas company with a combination of producing and exploration assets in Europe, is pleased to note today's announcement from Egdon Resources ('Egdon') confirming gas production rates of up to 1.7 million cubic feet p ...
West Europe | Tuesday, March 3, 2015

Monday, March 2, 2015

Pan Orient Energy fail to encounter hydrocarbons at L53-ANC1 exploration well

Pan Orient Energy Corp. (TSX VENTURE: POE) - The L53-ANC1 exploration well has been plugged and abandoned after failing to encounter commercial hydrocarbons. Oil shows and elevated mud gas readings were observed while drilling through three separate target sandstone in ...
Asia Far East | Monday, March 2, 2015

Kosmos Energy to plug and abandon CB-1 well after non-commercial gas discovery

Kosmos Energy (NYSE: KOS) announced today that the CB-1 exploration well located in the Cap Boujdour permit area offshore Western Sahara encountered hydrocarbons. The well penetrated approximately 14 meters of net gas and condensate pay in clastic reservoirs over a gros ...
North Africa | Monday, March 2, 2015

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

San Leon Energy announce positive Rawicz well test results.

San Leon Energy plc, the AIM listed company focused on oil and gas exploration in Europe and North Africa, announces highly positive well test results for Rawicz-12, which the Company expects will form its first commercial gas discovery. The Rawicz-12 appraisal well, l ...
East Europe | Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Senex Energy announce oil discovery at Martlet North-1

Senex Energy Limited (Senex, ASX: SXY) is pleased to announce a Namur oil discovery at Martlet North-1 on the western flank of the South Australian Cooper Basin. The Martlet North-1 exploration well (PRL 148: Senex 60% and operator, Beach Energy 40% (ASX:BPT)) spudded ...
Australasia | Tuesday, February 24, 2015
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