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EGME: Work Begins on 2D Seismic Survey in Wajir Kenya
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 Work commences on the 2D seismic survey of Block 2A in Wajir, Kenya.

SDX Energy 'Well Placed' to Drill South Disouq Well
Wednesday, August 24, 2016 SDX Energy Inc. is well placed to maximize the potential of its South Disouq asset in Egypt, says the company's president and CEO Paul Welch.

Statoil to Buy P.2170 License Stake in Quest to Become Active UKCS Explorer
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 Statoil signs an agreement with Jersey Oil and Gas plc and CIECO Exploration and Production (UK) Limited to acquire a 70% ownership and operatorship of the P.2170 license on the UKCS.

OVL Given More Time by Vietnam to Explore Block 128 in South China Sea
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 India's ONGC Videsh (OVL) gets an extension from Vietnam to continue exploration in Block 128 in the South China Sea.

GE Oil & Gas Secures Wellhead Services Contract with ONGC
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 GE Oil & Gas secures a multi-million dollar frame agreement with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), India's largest exploration and production company.


Tullow Oil to Sell Exploration Assets in Norway
Monday, August 22, 2016 Tullow Oil will sell its exploration and development licenses in Norway, says a company spokesperson in a statement sent to Rigzone.

BP to Drill Fewer Wells in Revised Great Australian Bight Environment Plan
Monday, August 22, 2016 BP reduces the number of wells it plans to drill in its revised environmental plan for the Great Australian Bight project offshore Southern Australia.

Egdon to Increase PEDL068 Stake in North England
Monday, August 22, 2016 Egdon Resources plc reaches an agreement to acquire an additional 20% interest in license PEDL068 from DESS Energy Limited, bringing its total interest to 68%.

S.Korea's KNOC Says Drops Oil Field Project in Iraq's Sangaw South
Monday, August 22, 2016 State-owned Korea National Oil Corp (KNOC) has decided to drop out of Iraq's Sangaw South oil field project because of uneconomic exploration results, a KNOC spokesman said.

Maersk Highlander Ready for Action
Friday, August 19, 2016 The Maersk Highlander jack-up rig will soon start work on the Culzean gas field in the North Sea for Maersk Oil, BP and JX Nippon, after being named at a ceremony at Invergordon in Scotland.

IOG Comes Up Dry in Skipper Well Secondary Objective
Friday, August 19, 2016 Independent Oil and Gas plc reveals that the Skipper appraisal well, located in the Northern North Sea, did not encounter any hydrocarbons in its secondary objective.

DNO Launching Aggressive Drilling Campaign at Tawke Field
Thursday, August 18, 2016 DNO ASA is launching an "aggressive" drilling campaign at the company's flagship Tawke field in the Kurdistan region of Iraq.

Ecopetrol To Up Exploration, Open 80 New Wells During Rest Of 2016
Wednesday, August 17, 2016 Ecopetrol will intensify exploration and the drilling of new wells through the rest of this year, Chief Executive Juan Carlos Echeverry says.

Statoil Spuds NF-2 Well in Norwegian Sea
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Statoil spuds the Njord North Flank-2 (NF-2) exploration well, located in license PL107C in the Norwegian Sea.

Quadrant Fails to Find Hydrocarbons at Driftwood-1 Well in Carnarvon Basin
Tuesday, August 16, 2016 Quadrant Energy fails to find hydrocarbons at the Driftwood-1 prospect in permit WA-320-P in the Carnarvon Basin offshore Western Australia.

OGA Awards More Cash in Final Stage of Exploration Competition
Monday, August 15, 2016 OGA awards more than $250,000 in the final stage of its exploration license competition, which was launched in March to stimulate further interest in UKCS exploration.

MEO Australia Provides Update on Projects in Australia, NZ & Cuba
Monday, August 15, 2016 MEO Australia provides an update on its key projects in Australia, New Zealand and Cuba.

Rosneft Makes Discovery at Wild Orchid Gas Condensate Field Off Vietnam
Friday, August 12, 2016 Rosneft makes discovery at the Wild Orchid gas condensate field in Block 06.1 in the Nam Con Son basin offshore Vietnam.

NPD Processing Development Plan for Utgard Discovery
Thursday, August 11, 2016 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate is processing the development plan for the Utgard discovery in the North Sea, after receiving the plan for development and operation Aug. 9.

Parex Increases Upstream Spend, Expects to Drill 11 Colombian Wells in 2H
Thursday, August 11, 2016 Parex Resources Inc will increase its upstream spend in the second half of 2016, drilling 11 wells in Colombia in the process.

Australia Launches 2016 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release
Thursday, August 11, 2016 Australia launches the 2016 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release covering 28 areas across 5 basins offshore the Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands and Western Australia.


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