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Friday, September 23, 2016

Carnarvon Petroleum announces discovery of gas and condensate at Roc-2

Carnarvon Petroleum Limited (ASX:CVN) provides the following update on wireline and testing operations as advised by the operator of the Roc-2 well, Quadrant Energy. Highlights within the Caley formation at Roc-2 Condensate rich gas samples extracted from the well at s ...
Australasia | Friday, September 23, 2016

Gazprom discovers new field on Sea of Okhotsk shelf

In the course of geological exploration of the Kirinsky prospect in the Sea of Okhotsk, a prospecting and appraisal well was drilled in the Yuzhno-Lunskaya structure within the Sakhalin III project. As a result, a substantial gas and condensate inflow was reported, sign ...
Russia FSU | Friday, September 23, 2016

Friday, September 16, 2016

Tullow Oil successfully completes drilling and testing of Cara prospect; oil discovery confirmed

Tullow Oil plc is pleased to announce that drilling and testing of the Cara prospect in licence 636 in the Norwegian North Sea has been completed. The well was drilled to a total depth of 2,702 metres in 349 metres of water, 6 kilometres northeast of the Gjøa fie ...
West Europe | Friday, September 16, 2016

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate announces minor oil discovery near the Vega field in the North Sea

Wintershall Norge AS, operator of production licence 248 F, is in the process of completing the drilling of four wells in the North Sea. The wells are wildcat well 35/11-20 S, appraisal well 35/11-20 A and wildcat well 35/11-20 B. Due to technical issues, well 35/11-19 ...
West Europe | Thursday, September 15, 2016

Friday, September 9, 2016

Carnarvon Petroleum provides update on Roc-2 appraisal well; hydrocarbons confirmed

JV partner Carnarvon Petroleum has provided an update on drilling operations as advised by the operator of the Roc-2 appraisal well, Quadrant Energy. The Roc-2 well has confirmed hydrocarbon bearing reservoir, in good quality rock, within the Caley section. The results ...
Australasia | Friday, September 9, 2016

Bengal Energy announces exploration discovery in Australia

Bengal Energy Ltd. (TSX:BNG) is pleased to announce that the first four wells of the Cuisinier 2016 five well drilling campaign have been cased as future oil producers in the Murta horizon. The most recent well, Shefu-1, was drilled as a near field exploration well sit ...
Australasia | Friday, September 9, 2016

Friday, September 2, 2016

Petrolia confirms functional oil reservoir at Haldimand

Pétrolia inc. (TSX VENTURE:PEA) has confirmed the existence of a functional oil reservoir comprised of natural fractures on the Haldimand property. In fact, the production test on Haldimand 4 allowed the natural production, without artificial aid, of high quality ...
North America | Friday, September 2, 2016

Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Det norske oljeselskap announces oil discovery at Langfjellet

Det norske oljeselskap ASA, operator of PL 442, announces that drilling of exploration well 25/2-18 S on the Langfjellet prospect in the North Sea is about to be completed. The well encountered a gross oil column of 109 meters in the Vestland Group. A technical sidetra ...
West Europe | Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Monday, August 29, 2016

AWE achieves first gas sales from Waitsia project - on time and within budget

AWE Limited (ASX: AWE) today announced that commercial gas sales from Stage 1A of the Waitsia gas project have commenced and that the development was delivered on time and within the approved budget of $18 million ($9 million net to AWE). The Waitsia gas project (AWE 5 ...
Australasia | Monday, August 29, 2016

Monday, August 8, 2016

Sound Energy confirms gas discovery at Tendrara

Sound Energy, the European / Mediterranean focused upstream gas company, is pleased to confirm a significant gas discovery and a potential single gas column at the Company's Tendrara licence, onshore Morocco. As previously announced by the Company, the first Tendrara w ...
North Africa | Monday, August 8, 2016

Thursday, July 28, 2016

Jura Energy announces discovery in the Guddu Block

Jura Energy Corporation (TSX:JEC) announced today that the exploration well, Khamiso-1, in the Guddu block has been drilled to the total depth of 753 meters in the Pirkoh Limestone formation of Eocene age. During a short duration pre-stimulation test on a 32/64 inch ch ...
Middle East | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Shell announces Fort Sumter discovery in the Gulf of Mexico

Shell today announced a new exploration discovery in the deep water U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The initial estimated recoverable resources for the Fort Sumter well are more than 125 million barrels of oil equivalent (boe). Further appraisal drilling and planned wells in adjac ...
North America | Thursday, July 28, 2016

Monday, July 18, 2016

Pakistan Petroleum Limited announces gas discovery ay Hadi X-1A

Pakistan Petroleum Limited the operator of Gambat South Block with 65 percent working interest (WI) along with its joint venture partners, Government Holdings Private Limited and Asia Resources Oil Limited with 25 percent and 10 percent WI, respectively has announced a ...
Middle East | Monday, July 18, 2016

Wednesday, July 13, 2016

MOL Pakistan announces oil and gas discovery in Tal Block, Pakistan

MOL Pakistan Oil and Gas Company B.V (MOL) as the operator of the Tal Block and joint venture partner of Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) has intimated following two discoveries at Tal Block: Talonj West-1 discovery: The Talonj West-1 exploration well d ...
Middle East | Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Norwegian Petroleum Directorate announces oil and gas discovery south of the Brage field in the North Sea - 31/7-1 and 31/7-1 A

Faroe Petroleum Norge AS, operator of production licence 740, has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 31/7-1 and appraisal well 31/7-1 A. 31/7-1 proved oil and gas and 31/7-1 A delineated the discovery. The wells were drilled 13 kilometres south of the Brage field ...
West Europe | Wednesday, July 13, 2016

Friday, July 8, 2016

Skyland Petroleum announces gas discovery at Kumisi #2 well, Georgia

Skyland Petroleum Limited (ASX: SKP) is pleased to announce that testing of the Kumisi #2 Well in Georgia has resulted in gas flow with good pressure from the Lower Eocene interval. The presence of gas in the Lower Eocene interval (which was also found to be gas bearin ...
Russia FSU | Friday, July 8, 2016
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