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Thursday, November 19, 2015

Ophir Energy announces results of G4/50-11 exploration well

Ophir announces that it has completed operations on the G4/50-11 wildcat exploration in the South Western Graben of the Gulf of Thailand. The well was the second in Ophir's 2015 exploration drilling programme in the G4/50 licence and targeted the Parichat Southwest pros ...
Asia Far East | Thursday, November 19, 2015

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Falcon Oil & Gas successfully drill Amungee NW-1H Horizontal Well

Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSX VENTURE:FO)(AIM:FOG)(ESM:FAC) is pleased to announce that drilling operations have successfully concluded on the Amungee NW-1H horizontal well. The well was drilled to a total measured depth of 3,808 metres, including 1,100 metres horizontal s ...
Australasia | Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Petrobras confirms deep water oil find in Potiguar Basin's Pitu area

An extension well has confirmed the presence of oil in the Pitu area. The discovery of this accumulation in the deep waters of the Potiguar Basin was first announced on December 17, 2013. The new well (3-BRSA-1317-RNS), known informally as Pitu North 1, is the first ex ...
South America | Wednesday, November 18, 2015

Friday, October 30, 2015

Apache announces significant North Sea discoveries

Apache Corporation (NYSE, Nasdaq: APA) today announced significant discoveries on two exploration wells in the Beryl area of the U.K. North Sea. The company also drilled two significant development wells in the Beryl area, from which no reserves have been previously boo ...
West Europe | Friday, October 30, 2015

88 Energy update on Icewine #1

As at 29th October 2015 10:00 (AK time), the Kuukpik Rig 5 had drilled to a total depth of 3,515'. Current operations involve setting of 9 5/8' casing at 3,500', prior to drilling ahead in 8 1/2' hole through the Brookian section. The next casing point is at circa 10, ...
North America | Friday, October 30, 2015

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Circle Oil announces discovery at CGD-13 well, Morocco

CGD-13 exploration well discovers gas - 5.9m of net pay Stabilised test rates confirm gas flowed at 4.45MMcf/d through a 28/64' choke 2014 / 2015 Moroccan campaign ends with further success - CGD-13 is the sixth successful discovery well of campaign Drilling costs redu ...
North Africa | Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Caofeidian 6-4 confirmed to be a mid-sized oilfield

CNOOC Limited (NYSE: CEO, SEHK: 00883, TSX: CNU) announced that Caofeidian 6-4 oil structure in Bohai discovered in 2014 was appraised successfully and confirmed to be a mid-sized oilfield. The Caofeidian 6-4 structure is located in the western part of Shijutuo Uplift ...
Asia Far East | Thursday, October 22, 2015

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Pan Orient Energy Corp. announces natural gas and condensate discovery at Akeh-1 well, Indonesia

Batu Gajah PSC, Onshore Sumatra Indonesia (POE 77% & Operator) The Akeh-1 exploration well has completed the testing of four zones within the primary target Lower Talang Akar sandstone formation utilizing cased hole drill stem test ('DST') procedures. The average test ...
Asia Far East | Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Monday, October 19, 2015

Austin Exploration identifies high impact oil target in Colorado

Austin Exploration (ASX:AKK) is pleased to announce that the Company has identified a series of high impact oil exploration targets in the Pierre Shale at its Pathfinder Project in Fremont County, Colorado. Austin is the operator here and controls a 100% Working Interes ...
North America | Monday, October 19, 2015

Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Lukoil, PanAtlantic and Romgaz discover large deep-water offshore gas field in Romania.

In October 2015, the drilling of exploratory well LIRA 1X was completed. The work led to the discovery of an important gas field located in the deep sea Romanian offshore in Trident block (EX-30). Starting with 2011, the geological exploration works in EX-30 Trident ar ...
East Europe | Wednesday, October 14, 2015

Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Circle Oil announces results of Ksiri West-A exploration well, Morocco

Circle Oil plc (AIM: COP), the North African focused oil and gas exploration, development and production company, is pleased to provide an update on the progress of the Ksiri West-A (KSR-A) exploration well on the Sebou Permit, onshore Morocco. The KSR-A well, loca5ted ...
North Africa | Tuesday, October 13, 2015

Monday, October 12, 2015

OMV announces new gas discovery in the Latif block, Pakistan

OMV, the integrated, international oil and gas company, announces the discovery of gas in the Latif South-1 exploration well in the Latif exploration license. The presence of hydrocarbons was proven through wireline logging and testing operations. During testing, the we ...
Middle East | Monday, October 12, 2015

Friday, October 9, 2015

Genie Energy confirms significant hydrocarbon discovery in Israel

Genie Energy (NYSE: GNE) (NYSE: GNEPRA) today said that, consistent with its prior public statements and disclosures, preliminary evidence from the exploratory wells drilled by its Afek subsidiary in Northern Israel confirms the existence of significant quantities of oi ...
Middle East | Friday, October 9, 2015

Thursday, October 8, 2015

Lion Energy announces milestone Lofin discovery

Lion Energy Limited (ASX: LIO) is pleased to report contingent resources for the Lofin Field. The estimates confirm a significant gas/ condensate discovery in the Seram Non-Bula Block PSC, located in eastern Indonesia, in which Lion has a 2.5% interest. The contingent ...
Asia Far East | Thursday, October 8, 2015

Friday, October 2, 2015

Petrobras' pre-salt drilling confirms high quality oil potential in Carcará

Petrobras: The drilling of the third well in the Carcará area (Block BM-S-8) in the Santos Basin's ultra-deep waters has confirmed the light oil potential of pre-salt reservoirs. Well 3-SPS-104DA, informally known as Carcará Northwest, is within the Disco ...
South America | Friday, October 2, 2015

Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Lundin Petroleum successfully completes Alta appraisal wells

Lundin Petroleum AB is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS has successfully completed the drilling of appraisal wells 7220/11-3 and 7220/11-3 A on the eastern flank of the Alta discovery in PL609. The Alta discovery is located 10 to 20 ...
West Europe | Wednesday, September 30, 2015
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