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East West Petroleum Updates on Operations at Taranaki Basin in NZ
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 East West Petroleum provides an update on its upstream operations in New Zealand's Taranaki Basin.
AWE Experiences Mechanical Drill String Difficulties at NZ's Pateke-4H Well
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 AWE experiences mechanical drill string difficulties at Pateke-4H development well in petroleum mining permit 38158 offshore New Zealand.
Otto Energy Plans to Drill an Exploration Well in SC55 off the Philippines
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Otto Energy plans to drill an exploration well in Service Contract 55 offshore the Philippines by October as required under sub-phase 1 work commitment.
Global Energy Signs Colombian Farm-out Deal
Monday, March 10, 2014 Global Energy Development agrees a farm-out deal with Everest Hill Energy Group of a 50-percent of a license it holds located within the Middle Magdalena Basin, Colombia.
Statoil Comes up Dry with Northern North Sea Well
Monday, March 10, 2014 Statoil drills a dry well north of the Fram field in the northern North Sea.
Masirah Moves to Next Stage of Work Program for Oman's Offshore Block 50
Friday, March 07, 2014 Masirah Oil gets approval from Oman's Ministry of Oil and Gas to proceed to the second phase of its minimum work obligation for Oman's offshore Block 50.
Norwest Completes Test at Arrowsmith-2 Well in EP413 in Perth Basin
Friday, March 07, 2014 Norwest Energy completes test at Arrowsmith-2 well in EP413 in the onshore Perth Basin, Western Australia.
Oilex Spuds Cambay-77H Well in India's Cambay Basin
Friday, March 07, 2014 Oilex spuds Cambay-77H well in the Cambay production sharing contract in Cambay Basin, Gujarat, India.
Pertamina EP to Spend $400M to Drill Up to 87 Wells in 2014
Friday, March 07, 2014 Pertamina EP plans to spend $400 million to drill up to 87 development wells this year, down from $460 million for 111 wells in 2013.
Tethys Sees First Success in 2014 Gas Drilling Program
Friday, March 07, 2014 Tethys Petroleum drills its first successful gas well of its 2014 drilling campaign but provides 'mixed' results from other wells.
AWE Continues to Drill at Pateke-4H Well in PMP 38158 off New Zealand
Thursday, March 06, 2014 AWE continues drilling at Pateke-4H development well in petroleum mining permit 38158 off New Zealand.
Buru Energy Completes Drilling at Ungani 3 Well in EP 391 in WA
Thursday, March 06, 2014 Buru Energy completes drilling at Ungani 3 well in exploration permit 391 in Western Australia.
InterOil Spuds Bobcat-1 Well in PPL238 in Gulf Province of PNG
Thursday, March 06, 2014 InterOil spuds Bobcat-1 exploration well in Petroleum Prospecting License 238 in the Gulf Province of Papua New Guinea.
VNG Norge Hits Oil, Gas with Pil Well
Thursday, March 06, 2014 VNG Norge finds 443 feet of oil and 299 feet of gas with its Pil well in the Norwegian Sea.
Drilling Continues at Etty-1 Well in ATP 855 in Cooper-Eromanga Basin
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 Icon Energy reveals that drilling continues at Etty-1 well in ATP 855 in the Cooper-Eromanga Basin in Queensland, Australia.
Britain Far from Primed for Shale Gas Exploration, Experts Say
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 Britain's lack of onshore drilling infrastructure and local opposition will impede the development of shale gas exploration, according to speakers at the Shale UK conference.
Independent Oil & Gas Buys Cronx Discovery
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 Independent Oil & Gas buys UK license block 48/22a, which contains the 'Cronx' gas discovery.
NZOG Updates on Drilling at Pateke-4H Well Offshore Taranaki
Wednesday, March 05, 2014 New Zealand Oil & Gas updates on drilling at Pateke-4H well in Tui oil fields offshore Taranaki, New Zealand.
Kemp: Global Oil And Gas Drilling Hits 30-Year High
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 Drilling for oil and gas deposits outside North America has hit the highest level in three decades, led by big exploration and production programs in the Middle East and Africa.
Lundin Completes Drilling at Balqis-1 Well in Baronang PSC in Natuna Sea
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 Lundin Petroleum completes drilling at Balqis-1 well in the Baronang production sharing contract in Indonesia's Natuna Sea.
Statoil Spuds New Appraisal Well over Johan Sverdrup
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 Norway's Statoil begins drilling appraisal well 16/2-19 on the Johan Sverdrup discovery in the North Sea.
Pan Orient Energy Fails to Find Hydrocarbons in Thailand's L53 Concession
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 Pan Orient Energy abandons L53-A Central exploration well after failing to find commercial hydrocarbons in L53 concession in Thailand.
Atwood Achiever Gets Assignment for 2 Wells in Mazagan Permit off Morocco
Tuesday, March 04, 2014 Pura Vida reports that the Atwood Achiever drillship has been contracted to drill two wells in the Mazagan permit offshore Morocco in 2015.
Falcon's Hungarian Well Begins Testing Operations
Monday, March 03, 2014 Falcon Oil & Gas reports that well testing operations on its Kutvolgy-1 well in Hungary have begun.
Norway Confirms Small Arctic Oil Find
Monday, March 03, 2014 Det norske oljeselskap makes a small oil discovery in the Arctic Barents Sea.
Interra Spuds CHK 1182 Well in Chauk Oil Field in Myanmar
Monday, March 03, 2014 Interra Resources spuds CHK 1182 development well in the Chauk oil field in Myanmar.
Mirach Energy Updates on Upstream Operations in Cambodia, Indonesia
Monday, March 03, 2014 Mirach Energy provides an update on its upstream operations in Cambodia and Indonesia.
Senex Completes Burruna-3 in Cooper Basin as a Future Production Well
Monday, March 03, 2014 Orca Energy reveals that Burruna-3 development well in petroleum exploration license 115 in South Australia has been completed as a future production well.
Ocean General Fails to Find Hydrocarbons at Silver Sillago Well off Vietnam
Monday, March 03, 2014 Pan Pacific Petroleum reports that Ocean General semisub did not encounter oil or gas when drilling the Silver Sillago exploration well in Block 07/03 off Vietnam.
Statoil's Zafarani Field Test Successful
Monday, March 03, 2014 Statoil reports that its Zafarani gas reservoir on Block 2, offshore Tanzania, has been successfully tested.
Drilling Commences at Worrior-10 Appraisal Well in Cooper Basin in SA
Friday, February 28, 2014 Copper Energy reveals that drilling has commenced at Worrior-10 appraisal well in PPL 207 in southern Cooper Basin, South Australia.
Lion Energy to Spud Oseil-21 Development Well in Indonesia's Seram Block
Friday, February 28, 2014 Lion Energy plans to spud the Oseil-21 development well in Seram production sharing contract in Seram Island, eastern Indonesia this week.
Odfjell to Take Delivery of 'Deepsea Aberdeen' Rig by November
Friday, February 28, 2014 Odfjell Drilling says a revised schedule will see it take delivery of the 'Deepsea Aberdeen' rig by November this year.
Maersk: Global Oil Drilling Slowdown To Last 12-18 Months
Friday, February 28, 2014 The current slowdown in offshore oil and gas drilling will last 12 to 18 months, and the market for rigs will rebound in 2015, Maersk Drilling says.
Pan Orient Energy Updates on Operations in Thailand, Indonesia
Thursday, February 27, 2014 Pan Orient Energy provides an update on operations at its upstream assets in Thailand and Indonesia.
Premier's Solan Project on Track to Deliver 1st Oil in 4Q 2014
Thursday, February 27, 2014 Reporting its results for 2013, Premier Oil says its 40,000-boepd Solan project in the North Sea, West of Shetland, remains on track to deliver first oil in the fourth quarter of 2014.
Apache Sets 2014 Spending At $8.5B, N. America A Focus
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Apache expects to spend $8.5B on exploration and production this year, with most of this investment earmarked for drilling wells onshore North America.
AWE Updates on Drilling at Patek-4H Development Well in Taranaki Basin
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 AWE provides an update on drilling at Pateke-4H development well in petroleum mining permit 38158 in the Taranaki Basin off New Zealand.
Buru Energy Continues Drilling Activity at Ungani 3 Well in EP 391 in WA
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 Buru Energy continues drilling activity at the Ungani 3 well in exploration permit 391 in Western Australia.
Lukoil Starts Production Drilling at Imilorsko-Istochniy
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Lukoil begins production drilling at the Imilorsko-Istochniy license area in central Russia.
Odfjell Wins 4-Year Extension BP Drilling Contract
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Odfjell wins $165 million, 4-year extension to deal that provides drilling services to BP in the UK North Sea.
Seadrill Sees Bigger Drilling Market Slowdown
Tuesday, February 25, 2014 Seadrill expects the drilling market to slow over the next two years as energy firms focus on saving cash for dividend payments and delay exploration projects.
Ex-Chesapeake CEO McClendon Starts Oklahoma Drilling Venture
Monday, February 24, 2014 A firm backed by former Chesapeake Aubrey McClendon says it has raised nearly $700 million in financing to acquire acreage and production in central Oklahoma.
IEV Commences Work-Over at PBN-01 Well in Pabuaran Block in West Java
Monday, February 24, 2014 IEV Holdings commences work-over activities at existing well PBN-01 in the Pabuaran Block in Subang West Java, Indonesia.
Immelt: GE Will Increase Energy Spending To Aid Drilling Boom
Monday, February 24, 2014 GE plans to intensify research focusing on complex energy projects such as waterless fracking and gas turbine efficiency by earmarking an additional $10B through 2020 for its "ecoimagination" budget.
Foum Assaka Well Confirmed to Spud in March
Monday, February 24, 2014 Kosmos Energy confirms that its FA-1 well on the Foum Assaka license area offshore Morocco will spud in March.
Goodrich: 2014 Plans Include Drilling 32 New Wells in the Tuscaloosa Marine
Friday, February 21, 2014 Goodrich Petroleum announces plans to drill 32 new wells in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale.
Statoil Comes up Dry in North Sea
Friday, February 21, 2014 Norway's Statoil comes up dry with wildcat well 25/9-4 in the central North Sea.
Oil Search Prepares to Drill Mananda 7 ST4 Well in PPL 219 in PNG
Friday, February 21, 2014 Oil Search prepares to drill Mananda 7 ST4 well in petroleum prospecting license 219 in Papua New Guinea.
JV Agrees to Pre-FEED Study at Salawati Kepala Burung PSC in West Papua
Friday, February 21, 2014 RH Petrogas and partners in the Salawati Kepala Burung production sharing contract agree to conduct a preliminary front end engineering design study for the block in West Papua, Indonesia.
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