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Hurricane Spuds North Sea Halifax Well
Monday, January 16, 2017 UK-based oil and gas company Hurricane Energy plc announces the spudding of well 205/23-A (aka the Halifax well) in the North Sea.

Faroe: Bone Exploration Well in Barents Sea Spud
Thursday, January 12, 2017 Independent oil and gas firm Faroe Petroleum announces the commencement of the Bone exploration well 7318/12-1, which is located in the western part of the Norwegian Barents Sea.

Hess To Spend More On Exploration And Production This Year
Thursday, January 12, 2017 Hess budgets $2.25 billion for exploration and production this year, higher than the $1.9 billion it spent in 2016.

Parsley Energy Expands In Permian With $607MM Acquisitions
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 Parsley Energy says it will buy acreage in the Permian Basin for about $607 million.


  


DNO Makes Oil Find in Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Monday, January 09, 2017 Oil has been discovered in the Cretaceous horizon in the southern flank of the Peshkabir field.

Canada Rules Out Arctic Oil Drilling Extensions for ExxonMobil, BP
Friday, January 06, 2017 The Canadian government says it won't grant extensions to exploration licenses for oil firms as it prepares for consultations over the impact of an Arctic drilling moratorium.

Statoil May Stop Drilling In US Gulf Of Mexico
Friday, January 06, 2017 Statoil is considering whether to end its costly search for oil and gas in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

W&T Offshore Strikes Black Gold at Mahogany Field
Friday, January 06, 2017 New WAZ seismic data leads W&T Offshore to drilling success at Mahogany.

Norway Oil Minister Will Continue To Provide New Acreage For Exploration
Thursday, January 05, 2017 Norway must continue to provide energy firms with new opportunities to explore for oil and gas, the country's newly appointed minister of petroleum and energy told Reuters.

Badile Exploration Well to be Drilled in March
Thursday, January 05, 2017 Sound Energy says drilling at its 100% owned Badile exploration well onshore Italy will commence in March.

Lebanon To Restart Oil, Gas Licensing Round After Three-Year Delay
Thursday, January 05, 2017 Lebanon intends to restart its first oil and gas licensing round after a 3-year delay.

Statoil to Drill Around 30 Exploration Wells in 2017
Wednesday, January 04, 2017 Statoil announces that it plans to drill around 30 exploration wells in 2017, an increase of around 30% compared to last year.

New Lebanese Govt OKs Oil Decrees To Start Stalled Tender Process
Wednesday, January 04, 2017 Lebanon's new government passes two decrees concerning oil and gas exploration blocks.

LGO Receives Approval to Recommence Trinidad Drilling
Wednesday, January 04, 2017 Goudron E&P Limited receives approval from the Petroleum Company of Trinidad and Tobago and the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries for the first of its planned Mayaro Sandstone infill wells.

Cobalt Encouraged by North Platte Appraisal Results
Wednesday, January 04, 2017 Cobalt is encouraged by the preliminary results of its North Platte No. 4 appraisal well in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.


 
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