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InfraStrata updates on Burton on the Wolds-1 Exploration Well
InfraStrata plc (AIM:INFA), the independent petroleum exploration and gas storage company, is pleased to note that Egdon Resources plc ("Egdon") has released an RNS providing a timing update in respect of the conventional Burton on the Wolds-1 exploration well ...
West Europe
Oil Search updates PNG drilling operations with ExxonMobil and InterOil
Hides drilling nearing completion ExxonMobil PNG Ltd, operator of the PNG LNG Project, has advised that development drilling on the Hides gas field is nearing completion. The eighth production well, G2 at Wellpad G, has encountered the Toro/Digimu reservoir and has bee ...
Australasia
Wild Well extends reach in Southern Hemisphere with capping stack in Singapore
Wild Well Control, Inc., a Superior Energy Services company and a global leader in firefighting and well control, has unveiled its new subsea capping stack for response to a global deepwater well control incident. The subsea capping stack, located in Singapore, is a pa ...
Asia Far East
Oil & Gas UK statement on Scottish Referendum result
In light of the 'No' vote in the Scottish Referendum, Oil & Gas UK looks forward to continuing working closely with both the UK and Scottish Governments towards the shared ambition of maximising economic recovery of the UK's offshore oil and gas resource. T ...
West Europe
Juneau Energy announces acquisition of 10,264 Net Acres in the East Texas Eagle Ford Shale
Juneau Energy, LLC, a subsidiary of Leucadia National Corporation, announced the acquisition of oil and gas leases in the emerging East Texas Eagle Ford Shale, consisting of approximately 10,264 net acres primarily in Brazos and Burleson counties. The acquisition closed ...
North America
ExxonMobil continues to increase Wolfcamp Position in Permian Basin
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) today announced it entered into a non-monetary exchange agreement with LINN Energy, LLC (NASDAQ: LINE) to add 17,800 net acres in the Permian Basin to its U.S. oil and natural gas portfolio managed by subsidiary XTO Energy Inc. 'W ...
North America
Lansdowne Oil & Gas plc Interim results
Interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2014 Lansdowne Oil & Gas plc is pleased to announce its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2014. Lansdowne is an upstream oil and gas company, focused on exploration and appraisal activities in the North Ce ...
West Europe
Petroceltic awarded new Egyptian exploration licence
Petroceltic International plc, the independent oil and gas exploration development and production company focused on the Middle East North Africa ("MENA"), the Mediterranean and the Black Sea regions is pleased to announce that a joint venture comprising Petro ...
Middle East

Thursday, September 18, 2014

Sintana Energy announce project updates relating to oil & gas participation interests held in Colombia's Magdalena Basin
VMM-37 Block: Farmout of 70% participation interest in unconventional formations to ExxonMobil: In November 2012, Sintana and ExxonMobil Exploration Colombia Limited (ExxonMobil) entered into a farmout agreement whereby ExxonMobil agreed to pay 100% of the costs to dr ...
North America
Redhill Resources acquires petroleum and natural gas leases
Redhill Resources Corp. (TSX VENTURE:RHR) hereby announces that it has acquired a 100% interest in a total of 8 sections of crown petroleum and natural gas leases (the "Leases") in the Government of Alberta's September 17, 2014 public offering of Crown lan ...
North America
Platts JKM LNG prices for October delivery posted first gain since March
Prices of spot liquefied natural gas (LNG) for October delivery to Asia gained 19.8% on a month over month to an average $12.826/MMBtu per million British thermal units (/MMBtu), according the latest Platts Japan/Korea Marker (Platts JKM™) for month-ahead delivery ...
North America
Rosneft and Gazprom break into Brazil
During the third quarter of 2014, both Rosneft and Gazprom have made notable advances into the Brazilian oil and gas sector. As of mid-July 2014, the Brazilian National Agency of Petroleum, Natural Gas, and Biofuels authorized the sale of an additional 6 percent of HRT ...
South America
Enhanced Oil Resources announces agreement with Schlumberger Technology Corporation
Enhanced Oil Resources Inc. (TSX-V: EOR; OTCQX: EORIF) announce that it has entered into a Letter of Intent with Schlumberger Technology Corporation (Schlumberger) whereby Schlumberger, at its own cost, will conduct an in-depth technical evaluation of the potential rede ...
North America
Solo Oil confirms that drilling operations on the Horse Hill-1 well are continuing as planned
Solo Oil Plc (AIM: SOLO)confirms that drilling operations on the Horse Hill-1 well are continuing as planned with the 20-inch surface casing having been set successfully at 84 feet below ground level. Operations are continuing at the site and further news will be issued ...
West Europe
Manitok Energy provide an operational update at Entice and Cordel-Stolberg
Manitok Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE:MEI) provide an operational update at Entice and Cordel-Stolberg Entice As noted in the August 28, 2014 press release, Manitok Energy Inc. (TSX VENTURE:MEI) has drilled a horizontal well at 3-28-22-25W4, testing the middle Basal Quartz ...
North America
Buckeye Partners announces closing of $860 million acquisition
Buckeye Partners, L.P. (NYSE:BPL) announce that it has completed its $860 million purchase of an 80 percent interest in Buckeye Texas Partners LLC. Buckeye Texas Partners LLC and its subsidiaries, which are owned jointly with Trafigura AG ("Trafigura"), will o ...
North America
Misen Energy report on sales and gas balance
As of mid-September 2014, Misen Energy AB (publ) and its subsidiary LLC Karpatygaz have negotiated sales of 122.4 million cubic meters (mmcm) of natural gas. This volume comprises production of August and planned production for September. In addition, a separate agreem ...
North America
Horse Hill-1 well spudded and surface casing has been set and cemented to a depth of 84ft
Magellan Petroleum Corporation (NASDAQ: MPET) provide an update on the status of drilling at the Horse Hill-1 well in the Weald Basin, onshore UK. The well spudded on September 3, 2014, and surface casing has been set and cemented to a depth of 84 ft. Drilling on the in ...
West Europe
RWE Dea awarded two new concessions in Egypt
In the International Bid Round 2013, RWE Dea has been awarded two new offshore concessions with operatorship by the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC). The concessions are located in the Gulf of Suez, where the company is producing oil as operator for more th ...
Middle East
Statoil to lay up the COSL Pioneer rig in the fourth quarter of 2014
Due to overcapacity in our rig portfolio, Statoil will lay up the COSL Pioneer rig in the fourth quarter of 2014. The rig is currently carrying out an assignment on the Visund field and is scheduled to complete this work at the end of September. 'After a careful r ...
West Europe