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Falcon Outlines Drilling Plans for its Australia's Beetaloo Basin Assets
Friday, April 29, 2016 Falcon Oil & Gas outlines plans for drilling at its Beetaloo Basin assets in Australia's Northern Territory.

Cambodia Terminates Petroleum Agreement for CPHL-Held Offshore Block D
Friday, April 29, 2016 Cambodia's Ministry of Mines and Energy terminates the petroleum agreement of offshore Block D held by Mirach Energy's associate firm CPHL.

Great Australian Bight May Generate $765M in N/T Exploration Spending
Friday, April 29, 2016 Australia's APPEA says the industry may spend more than $765 million on near-term exploration work if current plans to develop the Great Australian Bight resources were approved.

Sterling Exits Ambilobe Block, Offshore Madagascar
Thursday, April 28, 2016 Sterling Energy (UK) Limited issues a notice of withdrawal from the Ambilobe block, offshore Madagascar to its joint venture partner Pura Vida Mauritius.

Australia's 3D Oil to Farm Out Stakes in T/49P Permit in the Otway Basin
Thursday, April 28, 2016 Australia's 3D Oil provides a quarterly update on its local upstream activities, including a plan to farm out interest in its T/49P permit in the Otway Basin off Tasmania.


Hutton Poland Secures Kolo License
Thursday, April 28, 2016 Hutton Poland Limited is formally awarded the Kolo License in Poland.

Sound Energy Expects to Receive Permission to Drill Badile Well in May
Thursday, April 28, 2016 Sound Energy expects to receive written permission to drill a well in the Badile permit in Northern Italy from the Italian Ministry of Economic Development during May.

ONGC Plans to Drill 17 Exploration Wells in India's Shale Oil, Gas Blocks
Tuesday, April 26, 2016 ONGC intends to drill up to 17 shale oil and gas exploration wells in India for around $105 million.

Energean Completes Seismic Survey Onshore Egypt Ahead of Drilling
Monday, April 25, 2016 Energean Oil & Gas completes a new 2D seismic survey over the West Baliana interior rift basin in the Northern region of the West Komombo-Block 3 concession area, onshore Egypt.

Total's Indonesian Unit sees 1Q Mahakam Gas Production at 1.7 Bcfpd
Monday, April 25, 2016 Total E&P Indonesie sees first quarter natural gas production from the Mahakam Block at 1.7 billion cubic feet per day, above its target of 1.5 Bcfpd for 2016.

Providence Resources: Druid, Drombeg Prospects Could Hold 5B Barrels of Oil
Friday, April 22, 2016 Providence Resources confirms that the Druid and Drombeg prospects in the southern porcupine basin could hold total cumulative in-place un-risked prospective resources of 5 billion barrels of oil.

Transocean Bags Deal for Actinia to Drill Offshore India for ONGC
Friday, April 22, 2016 Transocean bags a three year contract from ONGC for the Actinia semisub to work offshore India.

Empire, AEGP Still in Talks to Close Deal for NT Petroleum Tenements
Friday, April 22, 2016 Empire Energy and AEGP are still in talks to close deal for the farmout of the former's Northern Territory petroleum tenements in Australia.

Amerisur Spuds Jaguarete-1 Well in Paraguay
Friday, April 22, 2016 Amerisur Resources spuds the Jaguarete-1 well, located in the San Pedro block within the Parana basin in eastern Paraguay.

Bowleven Granted 1 Year Extension to Bomono License Onshore Cameroon
Friday, April 22, 2016 Bowleven granted a 1 year extension to its existing Bomono exploration license, onshore Cameroon.

Greka to Drill Wells for Essar in West Bengal's Raniganj East CBM Block
Thursday, April 21, 2016 Greka Drilling mobilizes rigs to drill two wells in Raniganj East coal bed methane block in West Bengal, India in May.

EGIS Secures Grant from OGA to Assist with North Sea Exploration
Thursday, April 21, 2016 The UK's Heriot-Watt School of Energy, Geoscience, Infrastructure & Society (EGIS) secures a $359,000 grant award from the Oil and Gas Authority to assist with exploration in the North Sea.

Sound Energy: Drilling Commences on First Tendrara Well
Thursday, April 21, 2016 Sound Energy reveals that drilling has commenced on the first well at Tendrara, onshore Morocco.

WA DMP Approves Pilot Energy's Acquisition of Stake in EP437 Permit
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Western Australian Department of Mines & Petroleum approves Pilot Energy's acquisition of an interest in the state's EP437 exploration permit.

Statoil Looks To The Arctic To Increase Exploration Off Norway
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Statoil is looking to a rebound in exploration activity offshore Norway in the next few years with a focus on the Arctic.

Byron Energy Finds Oil, Gas at South Marsh Island Block 71 in GOM
Wednesday, April 20, 2016 Byron Energy finds oil and gas at SM-71 #1 well at South Marsh Island Block 71 in the Gulf of Mexico.

Egypt to Launch New Oil Exploration Round Next Week
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 Egypt plans to launch a new oil exploration round next week, offering 11 blocks in the Western desert and the Gulf of Suez.

Buru Updates on Resources Review for Canning Basin's Permit EP 371 in WA
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 Buru Energy gives an update on an independent resources review for exploration permit EP371 in Western Australia's Canning Basin.

NPD Grants Statoil Drilling Permit for North Sea Well
Tuesday, April 19, 2016 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate grants Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for well 30/11-13, located in in the North Sea.

Cairn Spuds SNE-4 Well Offshore Senegal
Monday, April 18, 2016 The SNE-4 well, offshore Senegal, has been spud by Cairn Energy plc, according to the company's joint venture partner, FAR Limited.

Ramba Successfully Drills Kusuma-1 Prospect in West Jambi Block in Sumatra
Monday, April 18, 2016 Ramba Energy successfully drills the Kusuma-1 prospect in West Jambi block in Sumatra, Indonesia.

Norway's Oil Firms, Unions Seek Opening of Arctic Islands to Exploration
Monday, April 18, 2016 Oil firms and trade unions in Norway are calling for the opening of a pristine Arctic archipelago to oil exploration to counter an expected decline in offshore production.

Hurricane Energy Finds New Investor to Finance North Sea Exploration
Monday, April 18, 2016 Hurricane Energy finds a new investor in private equity fund manager Kerogen Capital, which is injecting $62 million into the company for a nearly 30% stake.


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