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Pilot Energy Seeks Partner for Exploration Permit WA-507-P Off Australia
Thursday, June 30, 2016 Pilot Energy seeks partner for exploration permit WA-507-P in the Northern Carnavon Basin off the Northwest Shelf of Australia.

Papua New Guinea Awards Petroleum Prospecting License 549 to Rawson
Thursday, June 30, 2016 Papua New Guinea's Ministry of Petroleum and Energy awards Petroleum Prospecting License 549 to Australia's Rawson Resources.

Searcher, BGP Complete Seismic Surveys Offshore Western Australia, Norway
Thursday, June 30, 2016 Searcher Seismic and BGP complete acquisition of new seismic surveys offshore Western Australia and offshore Norway.

TGS Commences the NW Shelf Renaissance 2D Seismic Survey off Australia
Wednesday, June 29, 2016 TGS commences the Northwest Shelf Renaissance 2D seismic survey offshore north west Australia.

OGDCL Discovers Gas in Pakistan
Tuesday, June 28, 2016 OGDCL discovers gas from its exploratory well Thal West #01, which is located in District Sukhur, Sindh Province.


TPDC Approves Extension Plan for Mtwara License
Monday, June 27, 2016 The Tanzanian Petroleum Development Corporation approves a plan to extend the license term for The Mtwara License of the Ruvuma Production Sharing Agreement in Tanzania by one year.

BHP Billiton to Invest $900M in Oil, Copper Exploration in FY17, Up 18% YOY
Monday, June 27, 2016 BHP Billiton plans to invest $900 million in oil and copper exploration in financial year 2017 (FY17), including three conventional deepwater oil projects in the Australia's Northern Beagle sub-basin, the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean.

Operations as a Science May Benefit Offshore Exploration, Production
Monday, June 27, 2016 GE and Shell see benefits for the exploration and production sector in the 'Operations as a Science' approach.

France's Total Wins 30% Stake in Qatar's Al-Shaheen Oilfield
Monday, June 27, 2016 France's Total has won a 30 percent stake in a new contract to operate Qatar's largest offshore oilfield, a source familiar with the matter tells Reuters.

MOL Group Makes Pakistan Gas Discovery
Friday, June 24, 2016 MOL Group makes a new gas discovery in its operated TAL Block in Pakistan, marking the company's 13th find in the country.

Providence Offered LO 16/27 Offshore Ireland
Thursday, June 23, 2016 Providence Resources plc is offered Licensing Option 16/27 in the Porcupine Basin, offshore Ireland, as part of the second phase of the Atlantic Margin Licensing Round.

NZEC Plans to Boost Exploration, Appraisal Work at its NZ Assets
Thursday, June 23, 2016 New Zealand Energy Corp. plans to boost exploration and appraisal work at its upstream assets in New Zealand.

Colombia's Ecopetrol Offers 20 Blocks In Auction Launch
Thursday, June 23, 2016 Colombia's state oil company Ecopetrol offers 20 oil and gas blocks for auction, part of a company plan to cut back amid low global crude prices.

Angola State Oil Firm Finds Gas In Kwanza Basin
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Angolan state oil company Sonangol has discovered gas reserves in the offshore Kwanza basin that it says could total 813 million barrels of oil equivalent in a block in which BP has a stake.

Range Resources Limited Granted Approval to Spud Trinidad Well
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Range Resources Limited receives approval from the regulatory bodies in Trinidad to spud the MD 51-2 development well.

Oil Explorers Embrace the Sharing Economy to Drill Cheaper Wells
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 The biggest oil-industry downturn in a generation has companies collaborating in ways they never thought possible.

Wentworth Resources Secures Approval for Mozambique Appraisal Plan
Wednesday, June 22, 2016 Wentworth Resources Limited announces that its operatorship and appraisal plan in Mozambique has been approved by the country's minister of minerals and energy.

NPD Grants Faroe Petroleum Drilling Permit for Well 31/7-1 A
Tuesday, June 21, 2016 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Faroe Petroleum Norge AS a drilling permit for well 31/7-1 A, located offshore Norway.

Sound Acquires 55% Interest in Meridja Permit, Onshore Morocco
Monday, June 20, 2016 Sound Energy has exercised its option to acquire a 55 percent participating interest in the Meridja exploration permit, onshore Morocco, from Oil & Gas Investment Fund S.A.S.

Quadrant Spuds Outtrim East-1 Well in Permit WA-155-P(1) in Australia's NWS
Monday, June 20, 2016 Quadrant Energy spuds Outtrim East-1 well in exploration permit WA-155-P(1) in Australia's North West Shelf.

Philippines DOE Grants Moratorium on Palawan Basin's SC55 Work Program
Friday, June 17, 2016 The Philippines' Department of Energy grants a 2 year moratorium on the work program for Service Contract 55 in the Palawan Basin off the Philippines.

NPD Grants Det Norske North Sea Drilling Permit
Friday, June 17, 2016 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate grants Det norske oljeselskap ASA a drilling permit for well 25/10-15 S, located in production license 626 offshore Norway.

Hungary's MOL Reports Oil Discovery In Pakistan
Friday, June 17, 2016 Hungary's MOL group makes a new oil and gas discovery in Pakistan, its eighth discovery in the TAL block.


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