Matra Petroleum

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Matra Appoints New Chairman
Friday, April 12, 2013 Matra Petroleum says it has appointed Bill Guest as its new chairman.
Seismic Survey Completed at Matra's Russian Field
Monday, October 15, 2012 Matra announced the completion of the field phase of the seismic survey on its Sokolovskoe oil field in Orenburg, Russia.
Seismic Survey Commissioned at Matra's Sokolovskoe Field
Thursday, July 12, 2012 Matra announced the signing of an agreement with Orenburgskaya Geophysical Expedition to conduct a seismic survey on its Sokolovskoe oil field in Orenburg, Russia.
Matra Briefs Sokolovskoe Ops
Wednesday, May 09, 2012 Matra provides an operational update on its 100% owned Sokolovskoe oil field in Orenburg, Russia.
Matra to Boost Staff after Raising Funds from Russian Investor
Wednesday, April 11, 2012 Russia-focused Matra Petroleum said it is strengthening its technical and new ventures teams after raising more than $7 million from former TNK-BP executive Maxim Barskiy.
Matra Commences Production at Orenburg
Tuesday, March 27, 2012 Matra Petroleum plc announced that production commenced at Well A-13 on its 100 percent owned Sokolovskoe oil field discovery in Orenburg.
Matra Petroleum Makes 'Good Progress' on Sokolovskoe Oil Discovery
Monday, January 30, 2012 Matra expects to achieve oil production at the discovery "in the near future".
Operations Recommenced at Matra's Russian Well-12
Thursday, October 20, 2011 "Progress has been made on resolving the issues around Well-12 and this has allowed us to recommence operations with the workover rig," said Peter Hind.
Matra Shuts-In Ops at Well-12
Wednesday, August 17, 2011 Well-12 has suffered from a build-up of wax in the tubing and an increase in water cut to 70% and has ceased to flow and has now been shut-in, according to Matra.
Matra Completes Workover Well in Sokolovskoe Field
Wednesday, July 20, 2011 The planned workover on well-12 was completed at the end of June by installing a production packer, with the intention of isolating the productive zones in the well.
Matra Pumps Production in Russia
Tuesday, April 05, 2011 Matra announced that production has commenced from both existing wells in the Sokolovskoe Field, Russia.
Matra Briefs Russian Ops
Tuesday, March 08, 2011 Matra updated its operation in Russia.
Matra Trumps Holiday, Weather Delays at Russian Wells
Wednesday, February 02, 2011 Matra reported updates for its operations in Russia.
Matra Awarded Production License for Sokolovskoe Field
Thursday, December 23, 2010 Matra announced the award of the Production License for the Sokolovskoe Field to Arkhangelovskoe.
Matra: Production Delayed Due to Water Zone
Thursday, September 23, 2010 Matra confirms Sokolovskoe field's viability but reports delays due to the discovery of water.
Matra to Turn on Taps in Sokolovskoe Field
Monday, July 26, 2010 Matra reported that progress towards establishing production from well-13 and re-establishing production from well-12 is on schedule in Sokolovskoe field.
Matra Ramps Up Russian Ops
Wednesday, June 09, 2010 "Our priorities are: to put A-13 on production; to obtain the Production License; to re-establish production from well-12 and to remap the field using new data obtained," said Peter Hind.
Matra Appoints New Non-Executive Director
Wednesday, June 02, 2010 Matra announced the appointment of James William (Bill) Guest as a non-executive director.
Matra Updates on Sokolovskoe Field Drilling
Wednesday, May 26, 2010 Matra provided the results of appraisal well-13 on the Sokolovskoe field, in the Orenburg region, Russia.
Matra Recommences Drilling at Sokolovskoye Field
Friday, April 09, 2010 Matra provided an update on appraisal well-13 on the Sokolovskoye field, in the Orenburg region, Russia.