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Ophir Finds Gas at Silenus East-1 Well in Equatorial Guinea's Block R
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Ophir Energy finds gas at Silenus East-1 well in Equatorial Guinea's offshore Block R.

Central Spuds Gaudi-1 Unconventional Gas Well in ATP909 in Queensland
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Central Petroleum spuds Gaudi-1 unconventional gas exploration well in permit ATP909 in Queensland, Australia.

Beach Commences Hydraulic Stimulation at Hervey-1 in ATP 855 in Queensland
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Beach Energy commences hydraulic stimulation program at Hervey-1 well in permit ATP 855 Queensland, Australia.

Falkland Oil and Gas Makes Progress Ahead of 2015 Drilling Campaign
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Falkland Oil and Gas Limited continues to interpret seismic data and contracts a rig ahead of its 2015 drilling campaign off the Falkland Islands.

Pakistan's OGDCL Discovers Hydrocarbons at Soghri #01 Well in Punjab
Monday, September 15, 2014 Oil and Gas Development Company discovers hydrocarbons at Soghri #01 exploratory well in District Attock in Punjab, Pakistan.


  



Oil Min: Congo Preparing Tender For Several Oil Blocks
Monday, September 15, 2014 Democratic Republic of Congo plans to issue a tender for oil blocks in its western coastal basin, its oil minister says, as it seeks to boost investment in the sector.

China's CNOOC Makes Deepwater Gas Field Discovery In South China Sea
Monday, September 15, 2014 China National Offshore Oil Corporation makes a deepwater gas field discovery in the South China Sea.

Senex Energy Spuds Hathi-1 Exploration Well in PEL 514 in Cooper Basin
Monday, September 15, 2014 Senex Energy spuds Hathi-1 exploration well in PEL 514 in South Australia's Cooper Basin.

Senex Energy Finds Oil at Martlet-1 Well in PEL 104 in SA's Cooper Basin
Friday, September 12, 2014 Senex Energy makes first oil discovery at Martlet-1 exploration well in PEL 104 on the western flank of the Cooper Basin in South Australia.

President Energy Optimistic about Paraguayan Campaign
Friday, September 12, 2014 President Energy is optimistic about its Paraguayan exploration campaign as production increases at its other operations.

China Rongsheng Completes Acquisition of Stakes in Kyrgyzstan's Oil Fields
Friday, September 12, 2014 China Rongsheng Heavy Industries completes acquisition of Central Point Worldwide, which holds stakes in four oil fields in Kyrgyzstan.

Aminex Raises Tanzania's Ruvuma PSC Gas Resource Estimate to 2.3 Tcf
Friday, September 12, 2014 Aminex reports that newly acquired seismic data has increased the resource estimate of the Ruvuma production sharing contract in south-eastern Tanzania to 2.3 trillion cubic feet.

CNOOC Invites Bids for 33 Exploration Blocks Offshore China
Thursday, September 11, 2014 CNOOC invites foreign companies to bid for 33 oil and gas exploration blocks located offshore China.

Statoil, Petronic Aim to Explore Offshore Nicaragua
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Norway's Statoil signs a deal with local firm Petronic in order to find ways to explore for oil and gas off Nicaragua's Pacific coast.

Norway Wins Interest from 47 Oil Firms in Licensing Round
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Norway receives applications from 47 energy firms, including most majors operating in the country, for oil and gas licenses in mature areas.

Beach Energy Commences Cleanout Operation at Geoffrey-1 Well in ATP 855
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Beach Energy commences cleanout operation at Geoffrey-1 well in permit ATP 855 in Queensland, Australia.

Kuwait Energy Discovers Oil at Faihaa-1 Well in Block 9 in Basra, Iraq
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Kuwait Energy discovers oil at the Faihaa-1 exploration well in Block 9 in northern Basra, Iraq

Roc Oil Spuds First of Two Wells in Beibu Gulf Block 22/12 Offshore China
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Roc Oil spuds the first of two exploration wells in Beibu Gulf Block 22/12 offshore China.

Senex Agrees to Swap Surat Basin Gas Assets in Queensland with QGC JV
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Senex Energy agrees to swap its gas assets in Surat Basin, Queensland, Australia with the QGC joint venture.

Azerbaijan's SOCAR Issues Tender For Two Caspian Sea Gas Deposits
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 SOCAR says it has issued a tender for the joint exploration of two major gas deposits in the Caspian Sea with total preliminary reserves of about 600 bcm.

Roc Oil Fails to Find Commercial Hydrocarbons at QK11-1-1 Well in Bohai Bay
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Roc Oil fails to find commercial hydrocarbons at QK11-1-1 well in Block 09/05 in Bohai Bay offshore China.

CGG Lands $80M Seismic Acquisition Contracts for Asia Pacific, West Africa
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 CGG lands four contracts, worth $80 million, to acquire 3D seismic in waters off Malaysia, Australia and West Africa.

Statoil Resumes Drilling Norway Well In Partnership With Rosneft
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Statoil resumes drilling at the oil-bearing Pingvin prospect in the Barents Sea after receiving a permission from the Norwegian Environment Agency, North Energy says.

Newbuild UMW Naga 6 to Work Offshore Vietnam in $46M Deal with PV Drilling
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 UMW Oil & Gas Corp. gets a $46.5 million letter of award to provide a jackup to PV Drilling for work offshore Vietnam.

Det Norske Drills Two Dry Wells
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 Two Det norske wildcat wells fail to find hydrocarbons.

Maersk Tests Water For Angola Oil Sale-Jyllands Posten
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 Maersk Oil is testing the water for the sale of a significant part of its stake in the deepwater Chissonga project in Angola, Jyllands Posten reports.

KrisEnergy Kicks Off Seismic Gig Offshore East Java
Monday, September 08, 2014 KrisEnergy commences acquisition of 2D seismic data in the Sakti PSC offshore East Java.

Sasol Eyes Angola, Ghana and Tanzania Opportunities
Monday, September 08, 2014 South Africa's Sasol is eyeing potential expansion into Angola, Ghana and Tanzania but Mozambique remains its immediate focus, says its chief executive.

President Energy Spuds Paraguay Well Ahead of Schedule
Monday, September 08, 2014 President Energy spuds target #2 at Lapacho prospect in Paraguay.

Searcher Seismic Completes Pinatubo Seismic Survey in West Luzon Basin
Friday, September 05, 2014 Searcher Seismic completes acquisition of Pinatubo 2D seismic survey in West Luzon, the Philippines ahead of Philippine Energy Contracting Round 5 in December.

Oilex Completes WA's SPA 17 AO Work Program, Applies for Exploration Permit
Friday, September 05, 2014 Oilex completes work program for SPA 17 AO acreage in Western Australia and commences application for an exploration permit.

Norway's Statoil Hit By Dry Wells Off Angola, US Gulf
Thursday, September 04, 2014 Statoil drills dry wells in two areas where it had high expectations: offshore Angola and the US Gulf of Mexico.

CAMAC Energy Awards Contracts for Seismic Surveys at Kenya Blocks L1B, L16
Thursday, September 04, 2014 CAMAC Energy awards contracts for 2D seismic surveys at Kenya's Blocks L1B and L16.

Minister: ENI, Kogas to Start Exploratory Drilling off Cyprus Soon
Thursday, September 04, 2014 ENI and Kogas will start exploration drilling for oil and gas offshore Cyprus during the coming weeks, according to the Mediterranean island's energy minister.

Linc to Spud First of Three Wells in SA's Arckaringa Oil & Gas Basin Soon
Thursday, September 04, 2014 Linc Energy plans to spud the first of three wells in the Arckaringa shale oil and gas basin in South Australia in late September.

Shell Makes Utica Gas Find in Pennsylvania
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 Shell announces new discovery wells (Neal and Gee) within the Utica formation in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, USA.

Senex to Drill 2 Wells in PEL 514 in South Australia's Cooper Basin
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 Senex Energy to commence a 2-well drilling program in PEL 514 in South Australia's Cooper Basin next week.

Rex International Holding Acquires Ownership of Rex's Technologies
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 Rex International Holding acquires 100 percent shares in Rex Technology Management (RTM), with the deal giving the former ownership of Rex's exploration technologies.

Holloman Commences Interpretation of Cooper Basin's PEL 444 Seismic Data
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 Holloman Energy commences interpretation of 3D seismic data gathered from the survey over permit PEL 444 in South Australia's Cooper Basin.

Lukoil Finds Oil And Gas At Offshore Ghana Block
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 Lukoil-Overseas says it found oil and gas at its Cape Three Points Deep Water block off the coast of Ghana.

Drilling Begins at Horse Hill-1 Well
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 Drilling begins of onshore well Horse Hill-1 in the UK's Weald Basin.