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Thursday, November 20, 2014

Empire agrees to sell last of its Carnarvon Basin tenements
Empire Oil & Gas (ASX: EGO) is pleased to advise that it has taken another key step in its strategy to unlock the value of its Perth Basin assets, signing an indicative agreement to sell its remaining acreage in WA's onshore Carnarvon Basin. Empire will sell its su ...
Drillsearch appoints Chief Operating Officer
Drillsearch Energy Limited (ASX:DLS) announce a further strengthening of its senior management team with the appointment of Mr Walter Simpson as Chief Operating Officer, reporting to Managing Director Brad Lingo. The most recent role in Mr Simpson's 30-year career ...

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Beach Energy appoints Colin Beckett a non-executive director
Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT, 'Beach') is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Colin Beckett as an independent non-executive director to its Board, with effect from 2 April 2015. Due to other commitments Mr Beckett is unable to join the Board at an earlier da ...
Trevor Bourne to join Senex Board
Chairman of Senex Energy Limited (Senex, ASX: SXY) Mr Denis Patten announce that Mr Trevor Bourne is to join the Senex Board. Mr Patten said that Mr Bourne has agreed to join Senex as an independent non-executive Director, and the Board will make the formal appointment ...
Kangaroo 2 appraisal well hits gas and oil
As at 2000 hrs BRST on 18 November 2014 drilling is ongoing in the 12-1/4' hole section at a current depth of 1,760 mRT. Kangaroo-2 penetrated the target Paleocene reservoir at 1,660 mRT as indicated by increased LWD resistivity readings, elevated gas readings and ...

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

HIREX signs binding agreements for 20% stake in offshore licence in Australia
The Board of Directors of Rex International Holding Limited wishes to announce that following the receipt of approvals from the Foreign Investment Review Board and the National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator (NOPTA) in Australia and the satisfaction of all the ...
Rampart Energy secures majority stake in Northern Carnarvon Basin permit WA-507-P
Rampart Energy Ltd (ASX: RTD) has secured the rights to an 80% working interest, as Operator, in the newly released exploration permit WA-507-P, located within the prolific Northern Carnarvon Basin off the Northwest Shelf of Australia. This new asset signifies a change ...
Hornet gas field pre-commissioning for first gas sales
Senex Energy Limited (Senex, ASX: SXY) report that the Hornet-1 gas well is in pre-commissioning ahead of first gas sales for Senex. Senex has completed a flow test of the Hornet-1 gas well during which gas flowed to surface at a rate of more than two million cubic fee ...

Monday, November 17, 2014

High Peak Royalties - Exposure to oil and gas royalties at a discount
High Peak Royalties (HPR) is a growth-focused royalty company, with 20 oil and gas projects in Australia and the Seychelles. It has a strong growth profile driven by the development of new projects and exploration in key areas of activity. The company is supported by an ...
First Browse Basin well Pryderi-1 unsuccessful
IPB Petroleum advises that the Pryderi-1 exploration well in WA-424-P (IPB 75%, CalEnergy 25% and Operator) reached a total depth of 694m (RT) in 12.25' hole late afternoon on 15 November 2014 with no moveable hydrocarbons being encountered. Despite some residual o ...

Thursday, November 13, 2014

NSW Government 'gas plan' a step in the right direction
Australia's gas transmission industry has welcomed the NSW Government's indication today that it will support increased development of that State's gas reserves. Chief Executive of the Australian Pipeline Industry Association, Ms Cheryl Cartwright, said ind ...

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

McDermott demonstrates effective project execution with milestone delivery of riser support structure for Ichthys Project
McDermott International, Inc. (NYSE:MDR) announce that it has successfully delivered the riser support structure ('RSS') for the INPEX-operated Ichthys LNG Project's subsea umbilical, riser, flowline development. 'The completion of the RSS fabrication, ...

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Bauer-15 development well exceeds expectations
Beach Energy Ltd (ASX: BPT, "Beach") advises that the Bauer-15 development well in PPL 253 (Beach 40% and operator, Drillsearch Energy Ltd 60%) has been cased and suspended as a future Namur oil producer, after intersecting 5.1 metres of net oil pay within the ...
Target Energy Limited provides Fairway operations update
US-focused oil and gas producer Target Energy Limited (OTCQX:TEXQY) (ASX: TEX) provides the following operations update for its Fairway Project in West Texas. In Glasscock County, Ballarat 185 #1 (Target WI: 50%) was put on pump on 5 November 2014. Initial production ...

Monday, November 10, 2014

Pryderi-1 well spudded
IPB Petroleum advise that the WA-424-P Joint Venture (IPB 75%, CalEnergy 25% and Operator) has received notification that the Stena Clyde drill rig arrived at the Pryderi-1 location in WA-424-P late evening on 6 November. The Pryderi-1 well was spudded early morning of ...
Gas transmission industry welcomes BCA report
The gas transmission industry has welcomed the report by the Business Council of Australia recommending greater transparency, encouraging exploration and increasing the supply of gas to the Australian market. Chief Executive of the Australian Pipeline Industry Associat ...

Friday, November 7, 2014

Santos GLNG installs final LNG train module
After three and a half years of construction work, Santos GLNG has installed the final module on its two LNG processing trains, key components of its gas liquefaction plant on Curtis Island near Gladstone. The last of the 111 modules used to build the two trains was in ...

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Santos GLNG completes Fairview gas processing hub
Santos GLNG has continued to make strong progress towards first LNG in 2015, completing the first of its three major gas processing hubs in its Queensland gas fields. The hub, located in the Fairview field north of Roma, is now fully operational, with commissioning pro ...
Ichthys LNG Project celebrates first major offshore installation
The safe installation of the 6,500 tonne structure by the deepwater construction vessel Aegir marks the beginning of the Project's major installation campaign in the Browse Basin, offshore Western Australia. Ichthys LNG Project Managing Director Louis Bon said the ...
Kangaroo-2 appraisal well spuds
Karoon Gas Australia announce the spudding of the Kangaroo-2 appraisal well at 2135 hrs BRST on 5 November 2014. The top of the reservoir section is expected to be penetrated within approximately 3 weeks with the well reaching total depth during December 2014. The Kan ...

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