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Statoil Finds Oil, Gas near Gina Krog Field in the North Sea
Wednesday, July 01, 2015 Statoil makes a minor oil and gas discovery near the Gina Krog field in the Norwegian North Sea.

Egdon Resources Begins Extended Well Test at Wressle-1 Onshore UK
Thursday, June 18, 2015 Egdon Resources announces the commencement of an extended well test at the Wressle-1 oil and gas discovery, located in license PEDL180 to the east of Scunthorpe, UK.

Wentworth Resources Discovers Gas at MB-4 Well in Tanzania
Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Wentworth Resources has discovered gas at the MB-4 development well in the Mnazi Bay Concession, located in southern Tanzania.

Lundin Finds More Gas, Oil in Barents Sea
Friday, June 12, 2015 Lundin Petroleum's wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS completes the drilling of appraisal well 7220/11-2, located in the western part of the Alta discovery in license PL609.

Pemex Reports Its Largest Oil Find in 5 Years in Gulf of Mexico
Wednesday, June 10, 2015 Petroleos Mexicanos announces its biggest discovery in five years as the state-owned company seeks to reverse its decade- long decline in production.

Statoil Makes Small Gas Find Near Aasta Hansteen Field
Tuesday, June 09, 2015 Norwegian energy firm Statoil makes a small gas discovery near the Aasta Hansteen field in the Norwegian Sea, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on Tuesday.

Schlumberger Estimates 271 Million Barrels of Oil per Square Mile at HH-1
Friday, June 05, 2015 Schlumberger estimates the gross overall oil in place for the Jurassic section of the Horse Hill-1 well in the UK to be approximately 271 million barrels of oil per square mile.

Mercator Petroleum Discovers Oil at Jyoti-1 Well in Cambay Basin in Gujarat
Thursday, June 04, 2015 Mercator Petroleum makes its first oil discovery at Jyoti-1 well in Block CN-ONN-2005/9 in the Cambay Basin, Gujarat, India.

Lundin Norway Makes Uncommercial Oil Discovery at Morkel Prospect
Thursday, June 04, 2015 Lundin Petroleum's wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS makes an uncommercial oil discovery at the wildcat well 33/2-2 S offshore Norway.

Great Eastern Energy Corporation Reports Reserve Increase at Raniganj South
Wednesday, June 03, 2015 Great Eastern Energy Corporation Limited announces that Proved reserves (1P) at the Indian Raniganj South license area increased 232 percent from December 31, 2013 to November 30, 2014.

BP to Pay Some Exploration Costs for UAE's Dana Gas in Egypt
Tuesday, June 02, 2015 Dana Gas signs agreement for BP to pay for part of its exploration costs in the El Matriya onshore concession area in Egypt.

Repsol Confirms Production Rates at Q-8, Q-301 Wells in Alaska
Tuesday, June 02, 2015 Repsol confirms crude production rates at two wells in Alaska's North Slope region, following the completion of tests.

Petrobras, Galp, QGEP, Barra Confirm Large Brazil Oil Discovery
Friday, May 29, 2015 Petrobras, Portugal's Galp and Brazilian oil companies QGEP and Barra Energia have confirmed that the giant Carcara offshore find extends far beyond the initial discovery, Barra says.

Isobel Deep Hits Oil North of the Falklands
Thursday, May 28, 2015 Premier Oil announces that oil has been discovered at the 14/20-1 Isobel Deep well in the North Falkland Basin.

CNOOC Makes Oil Discovery at Liuhua 20-2 Block in South China Sea
Thursday, May 28, 2015 CNOOC makes a mid-sized oil discovery at Liuhua 20-2 block in the eastern South China Sea.

Norway Has More Oil than a Decade Ago
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Current recoverable oil on the Norwegian Continental Shelf exceeds the estimated figure for 2005, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate reports.

Atlantic Petroleum Withdraws from Gymir Prospect in Norwegian Sea
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Atlantic Petroleum announces that it is withdrawing from the Gymir prospect on License PL602 in the Norwegian Sea.

Eni Discovers Gas and Condensates Offshore Libya
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Eni discovers gas and condensates offshore Libya in the Bouri North exploration prospect in Area D.

China's CNPC Makes 1st Tight Oil Find over 100M Tons
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 China National Petroleum Corporation discovers more than 100 tons of tight oil reserves in its Changqing field.

Liza Discovery Could Put Guyana on Oil, Gas Map
Friday, May 22, 2015 ExxonMobil's Liza discovery offshore Guyana could put the country on the map as a player in the global oil and gas industry, Wood Mackenzie reports.

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.

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

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.

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.

Erin Energy's Oyo-8 Well Offshore Nigeria Exceeds Expectations
Monday, May 18, 2015 Erin Energy Corporation's Oyo-8 well offshore Nigeria exceeds expectations by producing a stable rate of 7,080 barrels of oil per day.

Lundin Petroleum Secures Production License in Northern Caspian Sea
Monday, May 18, 2015 Lundin Petroleum secures a production license from Rosnedra for the Morskaya field, located in the Russian part of the Caspian Sea.

JKX Granted Production License Extension in Ukraine
Monday, May 18, 2015 The Ukrainian authorities grant JKX Oil & Gas an extension to its Elizavetovskoye production license, which will include the West Mashivske Prospect.

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

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

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.

Santos Finds Wet Gas at Emery-1 Prospect in PEL 513 in Cooper Basin
Tuesday, May 05, 2015 Santos discovers wet gas at the Emery-1 exploration well in PEL 513 on the Western Wet Gas Fairway of the Cooper Basin, Australia.


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