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Philippines Needs China Ties Clarity To Lift S China Sea Exploration Halt
Monday, February 27, 2017 The Philippines is waiting for clarity on its relations with China before lifting a suspension on exploration in disputed areas in the South China Sea.

Iraq Plans Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration to Boost Reserves
Monday, February 27, 2017 Iraq is planning to start offshore oil and gas exploration to boost the OPEC nation's reserves, Oil Minister Jabar al-Luaibi said in a statement.

Sound Energy Progresses Tendrara Drilling Development
Friday, February 24, 2017 Africa and Europe-focused upstream gas company, Sound Energy, reveals that it is progressing drilling operations at the Tendrara development onshore Morocco.

Lundin Norway Makes Oil, Gas Find in Barents Sea
Friday, February 24, 2017 Lundin Norway AS, operator of production license 533, has made an oil and gas discovery in the Barents Sea, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate announces.

Lukoil Finds Oil at Iraq Well
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Lukoil reveals that it has hit oil at the Eridu 1 exploration well in southern Iraq's Block 10.


  


Gazpromneft-Sakhalin: Ayashsky License Drilling Work to be Done in Summer
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Gazpromneft-Sakhalin expects all drilling work on a prospecting and appraisal well at the Ayashsky license block to be completed during summer this year.

Fugro Secures Seep Survey Contract Offshore Kenya
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 Geo-intelligence firm Fugro secures a contract with Shell/BG Kenya for the execution of a seabed survey to detect natural leakages of hydrocarbons.

Study Gives New Hope for Rockall Area Exploration
Monday, February 20, 2017 A geological analysis of the Rockall area of the North Atlantic reveals previously unknown insights that could lead to new oil and gas discoveries in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).

Russia's Rosneft Starts Drilling First Exploration Well In Iraq
Monday, February 20, 2017 Rosneft starts drilling an exploration well at Block 12 in Iraq.

Total Drilling Deeper at Antelope-7 Appraisal Well
Monday, February 20, 2017 Total is drilling ahead to explore a deeper exploration target at the Antelope-7 side track appraisal well, after reaching 7,818 feet without any evidence of intersecting the Antelope reservoir.

Russia's Rosneft Starts Drilling First Exploration Well In Amazon
Thursday, February 16, 2017 Russian state oil firm Rosneft starts drilling its first exploration well in Brazil's Solimoes Basin.

Sasol Suspends Drilling In Mozambique Due To Tropical Storm
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 South African petrochemical group Sasol Ltd temporarily suspends drilling activity in Mozambique due to tropical storm Dineo.

TGS Reveals Industry's 'Most Comprehensive' Well Database in Permian Basin
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Seismic surveyor TGS announces the immediate availability of the 'exploration and production industry's most comprehensive well database in the Permian Basin'.

India Awards 31 Oil And Gas Blocks
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 India approves the award of operating licenses for 31 small oil and gas fields.

Pennine Petroleum Signs Velca Block PSA
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Albania and Canada focused Pennine Petroleum Corporation signs a Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) with Albpetrol Sh.A for the exploration and development of the Velca Block in Albania.


 
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