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Sao Tome To Terminate Oil Block With Sinopec-Sonangol Joint Venture
Wednesday, December 07, 2016 Sao Tome and Principe has decided to terminate an oil concession granted to Sinoangol.

OGA Launches Supplementary Exploration Round in UKCS
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 The UK's Oil & Gas Authority has launched a supplementary round to the 29th Oil and Gas Licensing Round offer, which was launched on July 27.

National Iranian Oil Co, Thailand's PTTEP Agree To Oilfield Studies
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 National Iranian Oil Company (NIOC) and PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP) sign a memorandum of understanding to carry out preliminary studies of 3 oil fields in Iran.

Mexico Oil Auction Succeeds in Drawing World's Biggest Drillers
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 Mexico's first competitive deepwater oil auction surpasses expectations as eight of the 10 blocks are awarded to some of the world's top oil firms.

ExxonMobil Pulls Out Of 3 Exploration Blocks In Kurdistan
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 ExxonMobil has pulled out of half of the 6 exploration blocks it operated in the Kurdistan region, the Iraq Oil Report reported.


  


BP: Potential Gas Play Could Open Up New Phase of North Sea Development
Tuesday, December 06, 2016 BP has started drilling a potential carboniferous gas play in southern North Sea block 43/26a, which could open up a new phase of development in the region, according to a company statement.

BHP Billiton Named as Pemex's First Deepwater Oil Partner
Monday, December 05, 2016 BHP Billiton will pay $624 million to be Petroleos Mexicanos' first private partner in producing oil and natural gas in the deep waters of the Gulf of Mexico.

Zion Granted Approval to Drill Well Onshore Israel
Friday, December 02, 2016 Zion Oil & Gas has been granted approval by the State of Israel's petroleum commissioner to drill an oil well in Israel, within its 99,000 acre license.

Egypt Accepts Six Bids For Oil And Gas Exploration
Friday, December 02, 2016 Egypt has accepted 6 bids for oil and gas exploration worth a total investment of up to $200 million, the Ministry of Petroleum said on Friday.

CGG: Final Gabon South Basin Data Sets Now Available
Thursday, December 01, 2016 French geophysical services company CGG announced Thursday that the final data sets from its recent 3D survey in the Gabon South Basin are now available.

FAR Refutes Claims that it cannot Farm Into Djiffere Block
Thursday, December 01, 2016 FAR Limited refutes claims that it cannot exercise its option to farm into the Djiffere block offshore Senegal because of a lack of funds.

Oil Firms Unlikely To Boost Norway Exploration In 2017
Wednesday, November 30, 2016 Oil companies operating on Norway's continental shelf are unlikely to increase their overall exploration activity in 2017, a key regulator of the industry said on Wednesday.

Sound Energy Secures Drilling Rig for Badile Well
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 Independent energy company, Sound Energy, has signed a contract securing a drilling rig for its Badile exploration well in Italy.

Hurricane Energy Confirms Halifax Prospect Well
Monday, November 28, 2016 UK-based oil and gas company Hurricane Energy confirms it will drill the offshore UK Halifax prospect after the completion of the Lincoln well.

Thai Petroleum Concession Auction Faces Delay
Monday, November 28, 2016 Thailand's military government will complete an auction in 2018 for expiring oil and gas contracts held by Chevron Corp and PTT Exploration and Production, the country's energy minister says.

Norway and Russia to Step Up Cooperation in Arctic Hunt for Oil
Monday, November 28, 2016 Russia and Norway will soon sign a deal to acquire new seismic data from the two countries' Arctic Barents Sea maritime border region to boost the search for oil and gas.

Two Appraisal Wells to be Drilled at SNE Field in 2017
Friday, November 25, 2016 FAR Ltd and its Senegal joint venture partners have agreed to drill 2 appraisal wells on the SNE oil field.


 
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