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Woodside Discovers Gas at Thalin-1A Well Offshore Myanmar
Friday, February 12, 2016 Woodside discovers gas at Thalin-1A prospect in deepwater Block AD-7 in the Rakhine Basin offshore Myanmar.

Rey Commences Legal Action to Order OBL to Quit as Operator of Derby Block
Friday, February 12, 2016 Rey Resources commences legal proceedings against Oil Basins Ltd. in Western Australia's Supreme Court seeking orders for the latter to resign as operator of the Derby Block in the Canning Basin.

Pura Vida in Talks to Drill a Second Well in Mazagan Permit Off Morocco
Friday, February 12, 2016 Pura Vida Energy is in discussions to drill a second well at the Mazagan permit offshore Morocco.

Premier, Noble Terminate Contract for Eirik Raude Rig
Friday, February 12, 2016 Premier Oil and its partner, Noble Energy, decide to terminate their contract for Eirik Raude after several technical issues with the rig.

Polarcus Secures 4D Survey Project Offshore Norway
Friday, February 12, 2016 Polarcus Limited will conduct a 4D survey project over a field offshore Norway in May this year.


  


First Phase 2015 Atlantic Margin Licensing Round Awards Announced
Thursday, February 11, 2016 Eight companies have been awarded new acreage in the southern Porcupine Basin as part of the 2015 Atlantic Margin Oil and Gas Exploration Licensing Round.

Niko Closes Sale of North Ganal PSC Offshore East Kalimantan to Ophir
Thursday, February 11, 2016 Niko Resources closes sale of the North Ganal production sharing contract located offshore East Kalimantan, Indonesia to Ophir Energy.

Subsea 7, National Oilwell Varco Secure Sea Lion FEED Contracts
Thursday, February 11, 2016 Subsea 7 and National Oilwell Varco secure services contracts in connection to the Sea Lion development, which is located offshore the Falkland Islands.

Total Likely to Sign Exploration Agreement with Sri Lanka Soon
Thursday, February 11, 2016 Total is likely to sign an agreement soon with Sri Lanka to explore for oil and gas off the country's eastern coast.

WA DMP Approves Pilot Energy's Farm-in to 2 Perth Basin Exploration Permits
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 The Western Australian Department of Mines & Petroleum approves Pilot Energy's farm-in to exploration permits EP416 and EP480 in Perth Basin.

Mandala Acquires 2 Exploration Blocks in Sumatra, Adds to its Lemang Stake
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Mandala Energy signs agreement to acquire two exploration blocks in Sumatra, Indonesia from Australia's Cooper Energy.

Magseis, BGP Awarded Red Sea Seismic Survey Project
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Magseis and BGP have been awarded Saudi Aramco's S78 project for large-scale ocean-bottom seismic acquisition in the Red Sea.

FIRB Clears AEGP to Farm-in to Empire Energy's NT Petroleum Tenements
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 Australia's Foreign Investment Review Board gives its clearance for AEGP, an affiliate of American Energy Partners, to farm-in to Empire Energy Group's Northern Territory petroleum tenements.

MEO Australia Commences Prospectivity Assessment of Cuba's Block 9
Tuesday, February 09, 2016 After receiving a "considerable" quantity of historical technical data, MEO Australia commences an assessment of the prospectivity of Cuba's Block 9.

Resource Upgrade at SNE Discovery Following Independent Report
Monday, February 08, 2016 Best estimate 2C contingent resources at Cairn's SNE oil discovery increase by 42% to 468 million barrels of oil.

Sound Energy Granted Option to Acquire Onshore Moroccan Interest
Monday, February 08, 2016 Sound Energy has been granted an option to acquire a 55% interest in the Meridja permit, onshore Morocco by Oil & Gas Investment Fund S.A.S (OGIF).

Qatar Petroleum to Acquire Part of Chevron's Moroccan Assets
Monday, February 08, 2016 Qatar Petroleum reaches an agreement with Chevron Morocco Exploration to acquire a 30% participating interest from Chevron's 75% share in three deepwater offshore leases located in Morocco.

Faroe to Drill 3 Exploration Wells in 2016 despite Oil Price
Friday, February 05, 2016 Junior oil firm Faroe Petroleum will be involved in three exploration wells offshore Norway in spite of the low oil price.

Sources: Total-Led Consortium Bids for Greek Offshore Gas Drilling Block
Friday, February 05, 2016 France’s Total, along with Hellenic Petroleum and Edison, bid for one offshore gas block in the west of Greece.

OGDCL: Oil, Gas Discovered at Nashpa X-5 Well in Pakistan
Thursday, February 04, 2016 Crude oil and gas has been discovered at the Nashpa X-5 exploration well, located in Pakistan's Karak District.

Aberdeen University Gets OGIC Funding for Rock Mechanics Kit
Thursday, February 04, 2016 Funding from Scotland's Oil and Gas Innovation Centre secures $735,000 of rock mechanics equipment for Aberdeen University.

DMP Approves OBL's Plan to Vary the Work Program for Derby Block in WA
Wednesday, February 03, 2016 Western Australia's Department of Mines and Petroleum approves a variation in Oil Basins Limited's Work Program for the Derby Block.

Cue Finds Oil at Naga Selatan-2 Well in East Kalimantan's Mahakam Hilir PSC
Wednesday, February 03, 2016 Cue Energy finds oil at the Naga Selatan-2 well in the Mahakam Hilir Production Sharing Contract in Kutai Basin, East Kalimantan, Indonesia.

CGG Awarded Colombian 3D Seismic Survey Extension
Wednesday, February 03, 2016 CGG receives an extension to a 3D seismic survey it successfully completed on the Caribbean coast offshore Colombia late last year.

Petro Matad, BG Delay Mongolia Drilling
Wednesday, February 03, 2016 Petro Matad Limited and BG Group delay their drilling program in Mongolia's Block V.

Pakistan to Explore for Shale Gas, OGDCL and PPL to Undertake Pilot Project
Wednesday, February 03, 2016 Pakistan hopes to tap potential shale gas resources in the country, with two oil and gas companies tasked to carry out a pilot exploration project.

Lundin Farms Out Stakes in 3 PSCs Offshore Malaysia to DYAS
Tuesday, February 02, 2016 Lundin Petroleum farms out stakes in three production sharing contracts offshore Malaysia to subsidiaries of Dutch-based DYAS.

Minister: Greece to Decide on Three Gas Exploration Licences Soon
Tuesday, February 02, 2016 Greece will decide soon on the award of three onshore natural gas exploration licenses in the west of the country, according to the country's energy minister.

Sasol to Start Drilling in New Mozambique Oil and Gas Fields
Monday, February 01, 2016 South Africa's Sasol receives the green light by Mozambique to develop more oil and gas fields in the southern African state, the company said on Monday, without disclosing how much the project will cost.

SKK Migas Extends Sumatra's Rengat PSC Exploration Period to November 2019
Monday, February 01, 2016 NuEnergy reveals that upstream regulator SKK Migas has extended the exploration period for the Rengat Production Sharing Contract in Sumatra, Indonesia to November 2019.


 
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