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TodayNew oil resources proved in the Grane area
Statoil Petroleum AS, operator of production licence 169, is about to complete drilling of appraisal well 25/8-18 S. The 25/8-4 discovery was proven in 1992 by Norsk Hydro Produksjon AS. The reservoir is in the Heimdal formation from the Palaeocene Age. The discovery i ... West Europe
DualEx announces results of BHN-1 well in Tunisia
DualEx Energy International Inc. (DXE, TSX-V) announce that recompletion operations of the Abiod chalky limestone in its BHN-1 well on the Bouhajla Permit, onshore Tunisia, have concluded and the well will be plugged and abandoned. DualEx CEO Garry Hides stated "w ... Middle East
Calmena announces divestiture of Brazil operations
Calmena Energy Services Inc (TSX:CEZ) announce that it has completed the sale of its Brazil operations, including all of its assets and its wholly owned subsidiary located in Brazil to a private Canadian company for a purchase price of $7.4 million. The sale price is co ... South America
A fly on the wall at OPEC's November 27th meeting
The next meeting of OPEC ministers is scheduled to take place November 27, 2014 in Vienna. It is not going to be business as usual. The stated purpose of the meeting is to set production policies for 2015. But we all know what the members will be discussing over tea o ... North America
Total CEO Christophe de Margerie killed in plane crash
Christophe de Margerie, the CEO of French oil company Total, has died after a plane crashed into a snow plough during take-off in Moscow. "Tonight, a plane crashed when it collided with a snow-clearing machine. Three crew members and a passenger died. I can confir ... Russia FSU