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Noble Energy Sings Praises for Carla Well
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Noble and partners sidetrack the Carla discovery in Block I offshore Equatorial Guinea.
Kosmos Comes Up Dry Onshore Cameroon
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Kosmos Energy fails to find commercial hydrocarbons at its Sipo-1 exploration well, onshore Cameroon.
Wingat-1 Well Disappoints
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Galp Energia reports that Wingat-1 exploration well, offshore Namibia, has failed to find commercial oil.
Jubilant Spuds 4th Well at Kharsang
Monday, May 20, 2013 Jubilant Energy spuds fourth well in its drilling campaign to extend the Kharsang field, onshore India, and reports the successful testing for oil at the campaign's second well.
Kosmos Wraps Up Ndian River Block Campaign
Monday, May 20, 2013 Kosmos Energy Ltd. announces results from the Sipo-1 exploration well onshore Cameroon.
Xcite Energy Sells Bentley Well Data
Monday, May 20, 2013 Xcite Energy sells data related to its Bentley wells in the North Sea for $15 million.
Roxi Reports Further Success at Well 806
Monday, May 20, 2013 Roxi Petroleum says Well 806 on its BNG contract area, onshore Kazakhstan, has yielded 130 barrels of oil per day over a two-day period from a second interval.
Rig Released for Nervesa Drill
Friday, May 17, 2013 Sound Oil reports that the rig it will use on its Nervesa asset, onshore Italy, has been released from operations in the Netherlands.
NZ O&G Farms Into Canterbury Basin Permit
Thursday, May 16, 2013 New Zealand Oil & Gas acquires a 50-percent interest in an exploration permit for the Canterbury basin, offshore New Zealand.
Max Petroleum Encounters Hydrocarbons at Zhana Makat Well
Thursday, May 16, 2013 Max Petroleum announces that the ZMA-E6 development well in the Zhana Makat Field has successfully reached total depth, encountering hydrocarbons in Jurassic sandstone reservoirs.
Israel Appears to Have More Natural Gas
Thursday, May 16, 2013 Operators of two large Israeli natural gas fields say that another offshore field under exploration shows promise.
Vietnam, Russia Sign Production, Exploration Deals
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Vietnam and Russia have signed deals for three oil and gas projects.
Statoil Awarded 6 Licenses Offshore Brazil
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Statoil wins six offshore licenses in Brazil's 11th licensing round.
Indonesia Offers Incentives to Invest in New Projects
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Indonesia is looking to increase investment in new oil and gas projects via incentives.
HRT Plans New Exploration, Production Wells at Polvo Field
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 HRT plans a new exploration campaign at the offshore Polvo heavy oil field the company acquired earlier this month, Chief Executive Milton Franke says.
Lekoil Farms into OPL 310
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Afren and Lekoil have completed a farm-out agreement for OPL 310 license situated offshore Nigeria.
Statoil Farms into BP's South Australian Licenses
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 Statoil farms into four exploration licenses operated by BP offshore South Australia.
Tullow Oil Spuds Kenya Well
Monday, May 13, 2013 Tullow Oil, the operator of Block 10BB in Kenya, commences drilling at the Etuko (formerly Kamba) prospect.
Ithaca Farms Out Beverley License to Shell
Monday, May 13, 2013 Ithaca Energy farms out half of its 40-percent share in UK license P1792 to Royal Dutch Shell.
Kosmos Gets Go-Ahead for Irish Farm-In
Monday, May 13, 2013 Europa Oil & Gas reports that an 85-percent farm out of its Irish licensing options to Kosmos Energy has been given the go-ahead by the Irish government.
Dejour Energy Reaches TD at Kokopelli Well
Monday, May 13, 2013 Dejour Energy reaches total depth of 8130 feet in the Federal 6-7-15-21, the fourth and final well in the current Kokopelli drill program.
Far East Energy Touts Spudding of 14th Well in 2013
Friday, May 10, 2013 Far East Energy announces that appraisal well SYS03 has reached total depth; preliminary gas content has been determined for the SYE06 appraisal well; and, the 108D, an additional production well has spud.
Clearer Resource Law to Boost NZ Oil Gas Exploration
Friday, May 10, 2013 New Zealand's government expects a new law governing resource extraction to attract more interest from foreign oil and gas explorers.
ONGC Hopeful of Concluding Stake Buy in Kazakh Oil Field
Friday, May 10, 2013 ONGC hopes to complete its $5.5B deal to buy a minority stake in an oil field in Kazakhstan from ConocoPhillips, and plans to raise $4 billion in foreign debt to part fund the acquisition.
Nostra Terra Adds Acreage in Texas
Thursday, May 09, 2013 Nostra Terra announces a progress update on the High Plain Prospect, located in Texas.
Karoon Gas Increases Size of Oil Discovery Offshore Brazil
Thursday, May 09, 2013 Karoon Gas boosts size estimate of its Bilby-1 oil discovery off the coast of Brazil, increasing the likelihood of a commercial development.