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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.


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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Petrobras Argentina Extends Concession in Vaca Muerta
Thursday, June 16, 2016 Petrobras Argentina said it has an agreement to extend a shale gas concession for 35 years in the South American country's Vaca Muerta region.

Faroe Petroleum Discovers Oil, Gas at Brasse Well
Thursday, June 16, 2016 Faroe Petroleum discovers oil and gas through its Brasse exploration well in license PL740 in the Norwegian North Sea.

Lukoil Spuds First Development Well at Filanovsky Field
Thursday, June 16, 2016 Lukoil spuds the first development well at the Filanovsky field, located offshore Russia.

Gazprom Outbids Rosneft, Lukoil for Licences to Two Arctic Fields
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 Russia's Gazprom has won licences for rights to develop two large oil and gas fields in the Arctic, beating rivals Rosneft and Lukoil.

Gran Tierra Receives 'Outperform' Rating After Revealing Exploration Plans
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 Gran Tierra Energy receives an "outperform" rating on its stock in a brief research note from FirstEnergy, following the energy firm's recently announced future exploration plans in Colombia.

Polarcus Secures 3D Seismic Survey Project Offshore South America
Wednesday, June 15, 2016 Polarcus Limited receives a letter of intent from an "undisclosed client" for a broadband 3D marine seismic survey offshore South America.

SDX Completes Seismic Survey Onshore Egypt, Initial Data Encouraging
Monday, June 13, 2016 SDX Energy Inc completes the acquisition of 115 square miles of 3D data on the South Disouq asset, located onshore the Nile Delta in Egypt, "safely, under budget and ahead of the anticipated schedule".

India's Videocon Considers Divesting Upstream Assets to Repay Debts
Monday, June 13, 2016 India's Videocon Industries explores option of divesting its upstream assets to repay debts amid recent gains in global oil prices.

ConocoPhillips, ENAP to Explore for Gas in Southern Chile
Monday, June 13, 2016 Chilean state oil company ENAP signs a deal with ConocoPhillips to explore and eventually exploit gas deposits in the nation's remote southern Magallanes region, a source familiar with the agreement confirms.


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