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Statoil Strikes Oil Offshore Newfoundland
Wednesday, June 19, 2013 Statoil reports that initial drilling results at the Harpoon prospect are very encouraging for Statoil's drilling plans offshore Newfoundland this year.
SAGW-4 Well in Kazakhstan Hits Oil
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 Max Petroleum reports that its SAGW-4 in Kazakhstan has identified 65 feet of new hydrocarbon pay.
Noble Energy Notes Results from Gunflint Appraisal
Friday, June 14, 2013 Noble Energy announces that the second appraisal well at Gunflint encountered 109 feet of net pay within the primary reservoir targets.
Statoil Finds Additional Oil at Johan Sverdrup
Thursday, June 13, 2013 Statoil completes the appraisal wells in the western part of the Johan Sverdrup field, finding additional oil in Jurassic sandstones.
DNO Makes Jurassic Discovery in Kurdistan's Tawke Field
Tuesday, June 11, 2013 DNO International reports that its deep Tawke-17 well in the Kurdistan region of Iraq has flowed oil at 1,500 barrels per day from an Upper Jurassic reservoir.
Daybreak Oil and Gas Strikes Oil in East Slope Project in California
Monday, June 10, 2013 Daybreak Oil and Gas meets further success at its drilling program in the East Slope Project in Kern County, California.
Gas Found at Bassett West Offshore Western Australia
Friday, June 07, 2013 Santos reports that the Bassett West-1 exploration well in the Browse Basin has discovered gas.
Japanese Firms Confirm Gas, Condensate in Vietnam Blocks
Wednesday, June 05, 2013 Three Japanese energy firms have confirmed natural gas and condensate reserves in exploration blocks offshore Vietnam.
Jubilant Well Successfully Flows Gas
Monday, June 03, 2013 Jubilant Energy says that it has issued a notice of discovery after a well on its Tripura Block in India successfully flowed gas.
Statoil Makes Oil Discovery near North Sea's Grane Field
Tuesday, May 28, 2013 Statoil makes an oil discovery of up to 33 million barrels near its Grane field in the North Sea.
Ecopetrol Finds Hydrocarbons at Cusuco Well
Monday, May 27, 2013 Ecopetrol announces that it has proven the presence of hydrocarbons at Cusuco 1 in Colombia.
Reliance Makes Gas Condensate Discovery Offshore India
Friday, May 24, 2013 A significant gas condensate discovery was made in the deepwater KG D6 Block, offshore India, by partners Reliance, BP and NIKO.
Salamander 'Frustrated' with Bedug Discovery
Thursday, May 23, 2013 Salamander announces that the Bedug-1 exploration well in the Bontang PSC has been concluded as a gas discovery.
Natural Gas Flows at Noble's Karish Discovery Offshore Israel
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Noble Energy finds 1.8 Tcf of gross mean reserves of natural gas near the Tamar field.
Noble Energy Sings Praises for Carla Well
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Noble and partners sidetrack the Carla discovery in Block I offshore Equatorial Guinea.
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.
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.
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.
Apache Unveils Three Discoveries in Egypt
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 Apache reports three oil and gas discoveries in Egypt's western desert, expanding the company's production base in the area.
ENI Finds Gas Onshore Pakistan
Monday, May 06, 2013 ENI reports that it has made a new gas discovery on the Sukhpur Block, onshore Pakistan.
Lundin: North Sea Oil Find Luno II May Hold 160M Barrels
Monday, May 06, 2013 Lundin estimates that its Luno II discovery off Norway could yield as much as 160 million barrels, the latest in a string of finds that have revived interest in the North Sea.
Karoon Finds Oil Offshore Brazil, Shares Jump
Sunday, May 05, 2013 Karoon Gas makes its second significant oil discovery offshore Brazil, sending its shares soaring as much as 28% and increasing the possibility of finding another partner to share development costs.
Noble Finds Oil at Carla South
Thursday, May 02, 2013 Noble Energy encounters oil in good quality sandstones at the target level at the Carla South exploration well in Block I.
ONGC Makes New Discoveries; To Invest $386M in Revamping Facilities
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 ONGC makes new oil and gas discoveries in eastern and western India and will invest $386 million in revamping some of its other facilities.
Total Strikes Oil off Ivory Coast
Thursday, April 25, 2013 Total reports that its Ivoire-1X exploration well, offshore Ivory Coast, West Africa, has found 92 feet of net oil pay.
Anadarko Successfully Tests Sigsbee Escarpment with Phobos Well
Thursday, April 25, 2013 Anadarko successfully tests the Sigsbee Escarpment in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico with the Phobos-1 well, its third significant discovery this year.
ENI Upgrades Mozambique Gas Estimates
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 ENI upgrades estimates for gas finds offshore Mozambique after appraisal campaign.
Repsol Discovers Oil in Three Alaskan Wells
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Repsol completes its winter drilling campaign in North Slope region of Alaska, finding oil in three wells.
Chevron Discovers Additional Natural Gas Offshore Australia
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Chevron makes another natural-gas discovery offshore Australia, adding to the oil major's portfolio in the region.
Premier Strikes Oil at Bonneville
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Both the Bonneville exploration well and its sidetrack in the UK North Sea discover oil, Premier Oil reports.