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Third Energy Submits Application to Frack in the UK
Friday, May 22, 2015 Third Energy submits a planning application to North Yorkshire County Council in northern England to begin fracking operations at Well KM8 in Kirby Misperton.

Apache Spuds Olympic-1 Oil Exploration Well in WA's Permit EP 473
Friday, May 22, 2015 Apache spuds the Olympic 1 oil exploration well in permit EP 473, located southeast of Broome in Western Australia.

Statoil Comes up Dry at 2 Norwegian Sea Wells
Friday, May 22, 2015 Statoil drills two dry wells in the Norwegian Sea.

NZEC Relinquishes PEP 52976 Permit in New Zealand's East Coast Basin
Friday, May 22, 2015 New Zealand Energy Corp. relinquishes permit PEP52976 in the East Coast Basin of New Zealand's North Island.

MEO Farm-out 30% Stake in WA-488-P Permit to Rex International Holding
Thursday, May 21, 2015 MEO farm-out 30 percent stake in WA-488-P exploration permit offshore Western Australia to Rex International Holding.


  


Russia to Decide on Schlumberger Bid for Eurasia Drilling in 2-3 Weeks
Thursday, May 21, 2015 A Russian government commission should decide on Schlumberger's bid for Eurasia Drilling in two to three weeks.

Exploration Bills Submitted for Second Readings in Bahamian Assembly
Thursday, May 21, 2015 Bahamas Petroleum Company reports that the Petroleum Bill and Sovereign Wealth Bill have been put before the Bahamian House of Assembly for their second readings.

Key Petroleum to Commence Testing Ops at Dunnart-2 in WA's EP437 Shortly
Thursday, May 21, 2015 Key Petroleum plans to commence testing operations at Dunnart-2 well in exploration permit EP437 by end of next week.

Talisman Energy Norge Drills Dry Well in North Sea
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Talisman Energy Norge comes up dry in the wildcat well 15/12-24 S in production license 672 in the North Sea.

Wintershall Pulls Out of Qatar Gas Activities
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 German independent energy firm Wintershall says it will give up its gas exploration activities in Qatar.

ExxonMobil Discovers Oil at Stabroek Block Offshore Guyana
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 ExxonMobil makes significant oil discovery on the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana.

COSL Completes Deepwater In-Situ Cone Penetration Test in South China Sea
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 China Oilfield Services Ltd. completes deepwater in-situ cone penetration test in South China Sea.

Jura Abandons Ismail-1 Exploration Well in Pakistan's Guddu Block
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Jura Energy fails to find hydrocarbons at the Ismail-1 exploration well in Pakistan's onshore Guddu Block.

Sound Sees Gas at 2nd Nervesa Well, Receives Investment
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Italy-focused Sound Oil reports that the second well drilled on its Nervesa asset has gas shows, while confirming it has received the first tranche of an $18.75-million equity placing.

BP Plans to Sell Part of Its Stake in Australian Oil Venture
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 BP plans to sell part of its oil project off southern Australia, before an exploration campaign that's slated to start late next year at a cost of more than $800 million.

Beach Energy Spuds Sensation-1 Oil Prospect in PRL 98 in SA's Cooper Basin
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Beach Energy spuds Sensation-1 oil exploration well in PRL 98 on the western flank of the Cooper Basin, South Australia.

Argentina Says Russian Driller ERIELL Plans Local Operations
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 The Argentine government says that ERIELL, an oilfield service group majority owned by Russia's Gazprombank, had declared its intention to establish drilling operations in the South American country this year.

Orca Energy Sale of its South Australian Cooper Basin Assets to Senex
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Orca Energy completes the sale of its Cooper Basin assets in South Australia to Senex Energy.

MOL Group Makes Commercial Discovery in Pakistan
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 MOL Group announces a new commercial discovery at the MOL operated exploration well Mardan Khel-1 in Pakistan.

MEO Renews AC/P50, AC/P51 Permits Offshore North West Australia
Monday, May 18, 2015 MEO renews AC/P50 and AC/P51 permits in the Vulcan Sub-basin off the north west coast of Australia for a further five years.

Australia Offers 29 Offshore Blocks for Bidding in 2015 Acreage Release
Monday, May 18, 2015 Australia offers 29 offshore oil and gas blocks for bidding in its 2015 Acreage Release.

Albania Seeking Bids For Oil, Gas Search In June
Monday, May 18, 2015 Albania will offer companies interested in oil and gas exploration 7 offshore and onshore blocks in June in a bidding process, officials say.

Indonesia Extends Exploration Period for Sumatra's South Block A PSC
Monday, May 18, 2015 Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources grants a 19 month extension to the exploration period of the South Block A Production Sharing Contract in North Sumatra, Indonesia.

Icon Secures Renewal of ATP 594 in Queensland's Cooper-Eromanga Basin
Friday, May 15, 2015 Icon Energy secures renewal of permit ATP 594 in the Cooper-Eromanga Basin in Queensland, Australia for four years, including an option to extend for up to 12 years.

Israeli Gas: Much Progress Ahead of UOG 2015 Meet this November
Friday, May 15, 2015 Ahead of the second Universal Oil and Gas conference in Israel this November, Rigzone learns there is progress in discussions to resolve a dispute between the government and gas field developers.

Low Oil Prices Not Holding Back Frontier Drilling Technology Research
Friday, May 15, 2015 Shell intensifies rig research for Arctic projects while Anadarko and BP explore next generation floaters for high pressure high temperature field developments despite low oil prices.

Savannah Petroleum Finds 14 Drill-Ready Exploration Sites in Niger
Thursday, May 14, 2015 Savannah Petroleum finds 14 drill-ready exploration sites with prospective oil resources of 215 million barrels in Niger.

Providence Obtains Evidence of Hydrocarbons Near Polaris Prospect
Thursday, May 14, 2015 Providence Resources obtains evidence of oil seeps some two miles from its Polaris prospect offshore Ireland.

Solo Confirms Presence of Gas Resources at Tanzanian Assets
Thursday, May 14, 2015 Solo Oil confirms the presence of gas resources at its Kiliwani North Development License and Ruvuma Petroleum Sharing Contract

Queensland Invites Bids for Cooper-Eromanga, Surat Basins Gas Exploration
Thursday, May 14, 2015 Australia's Queensland state invites bids for gas exploration blocks in the Cooper-Eromanga and Surat Basins.

NOPTA Grants 6 Month Extension for Permit NT/P68 in Timor Sea
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 The National Offshore Petroleum Titles Administrator approves an extension to Permit Year 5 of NT/P68 in the Timor Sea off northern Australia.

Myanmar Rules Out Launch of Bidding Round for Exploration Blocks This Year
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Myanmar rules out the launch of a bidding round for petroleum exploration blocks this year, an official of Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise says, as reported in a local media.

AziPac Acquires 50% Stake in North Madura PSC Offshore Java
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 AziPac acquires 50 percent stake in North Madura Production Sharing Contract offshore north east Java, Indonesia.

Maersk Oil Makes New Discovery in Danish North Sea
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Maersk Oil discovers hydrocarbons in Danish North Sea

DCA Rig #6 to Mobilize for Dunnart-2 Well Testing Ops in WA's EP437 Soon
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Key Petroleum says DCA Rig #6 is expected to mobilize to Dunnart-2 Well in exploration permit EP437 in Perth Basin, Western Australia for testing operations next week.

TGS to Conduct New 2D Surveys Offshore Eastern Canada
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 TGS announces plans to conduct two new 2D surveys offshore Eastern Canada.

Premier Oil Resumes Drilling Operations in North Falklands
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Premier Oil resumes drilling at the North Falklands basin's Isobel Deep well.

Porcupine Prospect Could Contain 1.5B Barrels
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 The Porcupine Prospect offshore Ireland could contain 1.5 billion barrels of prospective resources, according to a competent persons report from ERC Equipoise.

Total Denies Offshore Oil Exploration Deal with Cuba
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Total denies it had signed an offshore exploration deal with Cuba during President Francois Hollande's visit as previously reported by Cuban television.

UKOG Upgrades Horse Hill Volumes
Monday, May 11, 2015 UK Oil and Gas Investments announces a substantial upgrade volumes discovered at its Horse Hill-1 and Collendean Farm-1 structures in southern England.

Saudi Aramco Discovered Eight New Oil and Gas Fields in 2014
Monday, May 11, 2015 Saudi Arabia's state oil company Saudi Aramco discovered eight new oil and gas fields in the east of the country in 2014, the company said in its annual report.

Cairn Energy Submits 3-Year Senegal Work Plan
Monday, May 11, 2015 Cairn Energy submits a three-year work plan for the government of Senegal, detailing a drilling campaign around the SNE-1 discovery well in the country's offshore zone.


 
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