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Petrobras Makes Discovery in Espirito Santo Basin
Friday, October 24, 2014 Petrobras announces the discovery of a hydrocarbon accumulation in deep waters of the Espirito Santo Basin.

Oilfield Discovered Onshore UK near London's Gatwick Airport
Friday, October 24, 2014 Several UK-focused oil explorers believe there at up to 20 million barrels of oil at a new field discovered near Gatwick Airport in southern England.

GDF, BP Make 'Significant' Discovery in the UK North Sea
Thursday, October 23, 2014 GDF Suez and BP make a "significant" discovery in the UK zone of the central North Sea.

Chevron Finds Paleogene Exploration Success with Guadalupe
Thursday, October 23, 2014 Chevron finds significant oil pay in Paleogene age Wilcox sands at the Guadalupe prospect in the deepwater US Gulf of Mexico.

Shell Hits Gas in Pre-Salt Reservoir Offshore Gabon
Wednesday, October 22, 2014 Shell discovers a "substantial" gas column offshore Gabon.



Statoil Finds up to 80M Barrels of Oil near Grane Field
Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Statoil says it has proved new oil resources of up to 80 million barrels of recoverable oil in the Norwegian North Sea near the Grane field.

Wressle-1 Well Confirms Potential Hydrocarbon-Bearing Zones
Monday, October 20, 2014 The Wressle-1 exploration well, onshore UK, confirms the presence of potential hydrocarbon-bearing zones in three separate intervals.

Sidi Moussa Well Offshore Morocco Finds Oil
Monday, October 20, 2014 The SM-1 well, located on the Sidi Moussa block offshore Morocco, finds oil, Serica Energy reports.

Report Oil Found In Paraguay; Gov't Cautious
Monday, October 20, 2014 A British energy company says it made its first major oil discovery in Paraguay's Chaco Basin, though the government says it's too soon to tell if the find is commercially viable.

PPL Finds Gas-Condensate at Kinza X-1 Well in Pakistan's Gambat South Block
Wednesday, October 15, 2014 Pakistan Petroleum makes gas-condensate discovery at Kinza X-1 exploration well in the Gambat South Block in District Sanghar, Sindh, Pakistan.

Lundin Strikes Oil in Barents Sea
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Lundin finds up to 400 million barrels of recoverable oil equivalent at its Alta well in the Barents Sea.

Statoil Finds More Gas Offshore Tanzania
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Norway's Statoil finds more gas offshore Tanzania, increasing its total for a final investment decision on a liquefaction plant with the UK's BG Group.

Horizon Reports Oil Discovery at WZ 12-10-2 Well in Beibu Gulf Block 22/12
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Horizon Oil reports an oil discovery at WZ 12-10-2 well in Beibu Gulf Block 22/12 offshore China.

DPE Discovers Gas at T-02 Well in Dubai's Offshore Fateh Field
Tuesday, October 14, 2014 Dubai Petroleum Establishment makes gas discovery at T-02 well in the offshore Fateh field, Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Norway's Statoil Makes Small Gas Find in Arctic
Friday, October 10, 2014 Statoil makes a small gas discovery in the Arctic near its Johan Castberg oil discovery.

Polarcus: FAN-1 Opens Up West African Coastline for Exploration
Thursday, October 09, 2014 Seismic survey operator Polarcus says Cairn Energy's recent FAN-1 oil discovery offshore Senegal could open up exploration along 500 miles of West African coastline.

Gazprom, Sonatrach Make Oil, Gas Find In Algeria
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 Sonatrach makes a new oil and gas find with Gazprom following a successful drilling in the desert Berkin basin.

Petrobras Confirms Oil Find at Espirito Santo Basin Offshore Brazil
Wednesday, October 08, 2014 Petrobras confirms oil find at BM-ES-23 concession in the Espirito Santo Basin offshore Brazil.

Cairn Well Makes 'Substantial' Oil Find Offshore Senegal
Tuesday, October 07, 2014 Cairn Energy reports that its FAN-1 exploration well has found up to 2.5 billion barrels of oil.

Ophir Makes Gas Discovery at Kamba-1 Well in Tanzania's Offshore Block 4
Thursday, October 02, 2014 Ophir Energy finds gas at the Kamba-1 well in Block 4 offshore Tanzania.

Roc Oil Reports Oil Find at WA12-10-1 Well in Beibu Gulf Block 22/12
Monday, September 29, 2014 Roc Oil reports an oil discovery at WZ12-10-1 well in Beibu Gulf Block 22/12 offshore China.

Medco Energi Discovers Oil, Gas in Indonesia and Libya
Monday, September 29, 2014 PT Medco Energi makes gas discoveries at Hijau-2 well in Indonesia's South Sumatra and at O2 well in Area 47 in Libya.

Statoil Makes Uncommercial Gas Find In Arctic
Friday, September 26, 2014 Statoil makes a disappointing gas find in the Arctic, continuing an unsuccessful run of exploration drilling in the Norwegian part of the region.

Petrobras Finds Gas at Poco Verde 1 Well in Brazil's Sergie-Alagoas Basin
Thursday, September 25, 2014 Petrobras makes gas discovery at Poco Verde 1 well in concession BM-SEAL-4 in the Sergie-Alagoas Basin offshore Aracaju, Brazil.

Parkmead Finds New Gas Field in Netherlands
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 London-listed oil and gas explorer Parkmead finds a new gas field in the Netherlands that it expects will feed into existing gas production infrastructure in the area.

GNRL Oil & Gas Finds Oil at ND#1A Well in Gujarat
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 GNRL Oil & Gas makes oil discovery at ND#1A well in Dholasan field in Gujarat, India.

Pingvin Well Finds Gas in Barents Sea
Friday, September 19, 2014 North Energy reports that the Pingvin exploration well on Norwegian production license 713 in the Barents Sea has found gas in a sandstone reservoir.

Eni Makes 300M Barrel Oil Discovery In Ecuador
Thursday, September 18, 2014 Eni reports that it has made a 300 million-barrel oil discovery in Ecuador, southeast of Quito.

Cairn India Discovers 3 New Oilfields in Rajasthan Block
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Cairn India makes three new oil discoveries in its exploration block in Rajasthan.

Eni Finds 300M Barrels Offshore Angola
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Italy's Eni discovers 300 million barrels of oil at the Ochigufu exploration prospect offshore Angola.

Ophir Finds Gas at Silenus East-1 Well in Equatorial Guinea's Block R
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Ophir Energy finds gas at Silenus East-1 well in Equatorial Guinea's offshore Block R.

China's CNOOC Makes Deepwater Gas Field Discovery In South China Sea
Monday, September 15, 2014 China National Offshore Oil Corporation makes a deepwater gas field discovery in the South China Sea.

Pakistan's OGDCL Discovers Hydrocarbons at Soghri #01 Well in Punjab
Monday, September 15, 2014 Oil and Gas Development Company discovers hydrocarbons at Soghri #01 exploratory well in District Attock in Punjab, Pakistan.

Senex Energy Finds Oil at Martlet-1 Well in PEL 104 in SA's Cooper Basin
Friday, September 12, 2014 Senex Energy makes first oil discovery at Martlet-1 exploration well in PEL 104 on the western flank of the Cooper Basin in South Australia.

Kuwait Energy Discovers Oil at Faihaa-1 Well in Block 9 in Basra, Iraq
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Kuwait Energy discovers oil at the Faihaa-1 exploration well in Block 9 in northern Basra, Iraq

Shell Makes Utica Gas Find in Pennsylvania
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 Shell announces new discovery wells (Neal and Gee) within the Utica formation in Tioga County, Pennsylvania, USA.

Lukoil Finds Oil And Gas At Offshore Ghana Block
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 Lukoil-Overseas says it found oil and gas at its Cape Three Points Deep Water block off the coast of Ghana.

Onshore UK Wressle-1 Well Shows 'Encouraging' Results
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Egdon Resources and Union Jack Oil say they are 'very encouraged' by preliminary results from their Wressle-1 conventional well in northern England.

SapuraKencana Discovers Gas at Bakong-1 Well in SK408 Offshore Sarawak
Monday, September 01, 2014 SapuraKencana Energy discovers gas at Bakong-1 well in SK408 production sharing contract offshore Sarawak, Malaysia.

Noble Strikes Additional Pay at Katmai in GOM
Thursday, August 28, 2014 Wireline logging data indicates a total of 154 net feet of crude oil pay in multiple reservoirs at the Katmai exploration well.