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Magnus Energy to Participate in PEL 101 Drilling Program in South Australia
Friday, November 28, 2014 Magnus Energy to participate in Drillsearch's drilling program for petroleum exploration license 101 in South Australia.

Taipan Expects to Spud Badada-1 Well in Kenya's Block 2B in January
Friday, November 28, 2014 Taipan Resources expects to spud the Badada-1 well in Block 2B in Kenya in January.

Buru Suspends Ungani North 1 Well in WA's Canning Basin
Thursday, November 27, 2014 Buru Energy suspends Ungani North 1 well in Canning Basin, Western Australia to evaluate results of well test.

Linc Energy Finds Oil Shows at Pata-1 Exploration Well in Arckaringa Basin
Thursday, November 27, 2014 Linc Energy finds oil shows at Pata 1 exploration well in the Arckaringa Basin in South Australia.

TAG's Cheal-E6 Well Intersects Oil and Gas Bearing Sands in Taranaki Basin
Wednesday, November 26, 2014 TAG Oil's Cheal-E6 well intersects oil and gas bearing sands in onshore Taranaki Basin, New Zealand.



Bauer-19 Well Results May Raise Bauer Oil Field Reserves in Cooper Basin
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Beach Energy reports that results from Bauer-19 development well has potentially increased reserves for the Bauer oil field in South Australia's Cooper Basin.

Beach Energy Updates on Nappamerri Trough Natural Gas Program in Australia
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Beach Energy provides update on the Nappamerri Trough Natural Gas (NTNG) program in ATP 855 and PRLs 33-49 in Australia.

Jupiter to Spud Latest Kazakh Well in Mid-December
Tuesday, November 25, 2014 Kazakhstan-focused Jupiter Energy says its plans to start drilling Well 19 on its East Akkar field in mid-December.

Maersk Gets Extension from Hess for Resolute Rig
Monday, November 24, 2014 Denmark's Maersk Drilling receives an estimated $75-million extension to its contract with Hess Corporation for the Maersk Resolute rig.

Report: Bird Needs 3-Mile Buffer From Drilling
Friday, November 21, 2014 A government study with significant implications for the U.S. energy industry says the breeding grounds of a struggling bird species need a 3-mile or larger buffer from oil and gas drilling, wind farms and solar projects.

Oil Companies' New Math Makes Them Look Bigger in Texas
Friday, November 21, 2014 Energy companies have long touted to Wall Street investors the number of acres they lease or own as a measure of how many oil and gas shale wells they can potentially drill.

Statoil Takes $350M Hit on Angola Exploration Halt
Friday, November 21, 2014 Norway's Statoil is halting exploration in Angola after poor drilling results, retreating from an offshore area it had high hopes for and capping a poor year for exploration.

Ineos Plans $1 Billion Investment In UK Shale Gas
Thursday, November 20, 2014 Ineos announces plans to invest $1 billion in shale gas exploration in Britain as efforts to emulate the US shale boom ramp up.

Tethys Suspends LE-1 Exploration Well in Oman's Block 4 for Further Study
Thursday, November 20, 2014 Tethys Oil suspends LE-1 onshore exploration well in Oman's Block 4 for further study.

EDA Bags Contract from Heritage Oil to Drill 2 Exploration Wells in PNG
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Energy Drilling Australia bags a contract with Heritage Oil to drill two exploration wells in Papua New Guinea.

Karoon Updates on Drilling at Kangaroo-2 Appraisal Well in Santos Basin
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 Karoon Gas provides update on drilling at Kangaroo-2 appraisal well in Block S-M-1165 block, Santos Basin, Brazil.

Proven Technologies Will be Key to Israel's 'New Era of Onshore Oil'
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Former Shell Chief Scientist Harold Vinegar explains to a conference being held in Israel how the country can develop billions of barrels of oil resources held in oil shale.

Lundin Fails to Find Hydrocarbon at Kitabu-1 Prospect Offshore Sabah
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 Lundin completes Kitabu-1 exploration well offshore Sabah, Malaysia as a dry hole after failing to find any hydrocarbon.

RH Petrogas Drills First Development Well in Fuyu 1 Block in Jilin Province
Tuesday, November 18, 2014 RH Petrogas commences drilling of the first development well in Fuyu 1 Block in China's Jilin province.

Comet Ridge Provides Update on Mahalo 7 Well in ATP 337P in Queensland
Friday, November 14, 2014 Comet Ridge updates on drilling at Mahalo 7 horizontal well in ATP 337P in Mahalo Block in Queensland's Bowen Basin, Australia.

Beach Ends Hydraulic Stimulation Program at Queensland's Redland-1 Well
Friday, November 14, 2014 Beach Energy completes hydraulic stimulation program at Redland-1 well in permit ATP 855 in the Cooper Eromanga basin in Queensland, Australia.

Energy Job Growth, Keystone XL Pipeline Support Strong in Polls
Friday, November 14, 2014 North Dakota voters see a strong connection between increased oil and gas production and job growth, and most respondents favor the Keystone XL pipeline project.

NPD: Norway's Ormen Lange Appraisal Well Does Not Change Resource Estimate
Friday, November 14, 2014 Shell drilled an appraisal well on its Ormen Lange gas field in Norway and though it hit a large gas column, there is no basis to change the recoverable resource estimate, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate says.

Statoil to Withdraw from Permits EP127, EP128 in NT's Georgina Basin
Friday, November 14, 2014 Statoil decides to withdraw from permits EP127 and EP128 in the Georgina Basin, Northern Territory, Australia after disappointing drilling results.

Buru Energy Completes Oil Production Testing at Ungani North 1 Well in WA
Thursday, November 13, 2014 Buru Energy completes oil production testing at Ungani North 1 well in the Canning Basin, Western Australia.

NDC Orders 2 LeTourneau-Designed Jackups from Lamprell for $365M
Thursday, November 13, 2014 National Drilling Co. orders two LeTourneau-designed jackups from Lamprell for around $365 million.

Sino Australia Plans to Embark on EOR Project at Liaohe Oil Field in China
Thursday, November 13, 2014 Sino Australia Oil and Gas plans to embark on an enhanced oil recovery project at Liaohe oil field in China's Liaoning province.

Interra Ups CHK 1180 Well Production in Myanmar's Chauk Oil Field
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Interra Resources raises production from CHK 1180 development well in the Chauk oil field in Myanmar.

Cooper Energy Reports Poor Oil Shows at Akela-1 Well in Cooper Basin
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Cooper Energy reports poor oil shows at Akela-1 exploration well in PEL 110 in Cooper Basin, South Australia.

UK Opens Onshore Oil, Gas College as Boffins Question Shale Promise
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 The UK opens its first National College for Onshore Oil and Gas while academics caution against the government trumpeting shale gas as a solution to the country's energy security needs.

Tullow Reviews African Assets To Cut Costs As Oil Prices Tumble
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 Tullow Oil places some of its African offshore drilling projects under review as it plans to cut exploration costs to deal with tumbling oil prices.

Professor Green Quits as Circle CEO
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Circle Oil says CEO Professor Green intends to step down as the company makes progress in North Africa and Oman.

Eco Orient Energy Drills WBEXT-3F Well in Thailand's Blocks L44/43, L33/43
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Eco Orient Energy commences drilling at WBEXT-3F well in the L44/43 and L33/43 concessions in Thailand.

COSL's NH9 Semisub Completes First Deepwater Assignment
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 China Oilfield Services Limited's NH9 semisub completed its first deepwater assignment as the firm seeks to boost its operational capability.

Drilling Results of Cooper Basin's Bauer-15 Well Exceeds Expectations
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Beach Energy reports that drilling results of Bauer-15 development well in PPL 253 in South Australia's Cooper Eromanga basin exceed expectation.

Stena Clyde Semisub Spuds Pryderi-1 Prospect in Permit WA-424-P Offshore WA
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Stena Clyde semisub spuds Pryderi-1 exploration well in permit WA-424-P offshore Western Australia.

Strike Energy Updates on Southern Cooper Basin Gas Project in SA
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Strike Energy provides update on production testing and drilling operations at the Southern Cooper Basin Gas Project in South Australia.

PV Shipyard Commences Keel Laying for Tam Dao 05 Jackup in Vung Tau
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 Vietsovpetro's $230 million Tam Dao 05 jackup reaches construction milestone with a keel laying ceremony held at PV Shipyard in Vung Tau, Vietnam.

UK Environment Agency Likely to Grant Permits for Shale Firm Cuadrilla
Monday, November 10, 2014 Britain's Environment Agency says it will likely approve environmental permits for shale gas firm Cuadrilla Resources at a site in northwest England.

Cairn Strikes Oil Again Offshore Senegal
Monday, November 10, 2014 Cairn Energy makes a second oil discovery offshore Senegal to follow up its FAN-1 well's 'substantial' oil find in early October.

Halcon Resources Slashes Drilling Rigs on Oil Price
Monday, November 10, 2014 Oil and gas producer Halcon Resources says it is cutting nearly half the rigs it originally planned to operate next year due to the more than 25 percent slide in crude oil prices.

Transocean Says Likely to Retire Additional Rigs
Monday, November 10, 2014 Transocean, the owner of the world's largest offshore drilling fleet, says it is likely to retire additional rigs as the company continues to face pressure due to slowdown in an oversupplied rig market.

InterOil Flares Gas, Condensate at Raptor-1 Well in Permit PPL 475 in PNG
Friday, November 07, 2014 InterOil flares gas and condensate at Raptor-1 exploration well in permit PPL 475 in Papua New Guinea.

Roxi Updates on Progress at BNG, Galaz and Munaily Assets in Kazakhstan
Friday, November 07, 2014 Roxi Petroleum provides an update on progress at its BNG, Galaz and Munaily assets in Kazakhstan.

Santos Spuds Mahalo 7 Horizontal Well in Permit ATP 337P in Bowen Basin
Friday, November 07, 2014 Santos spuds Mahalo 7 horizontal well in permit ATP 337P in Queensland's Bowen Basin, Australia.

Statoil Comes up Dry in the Barents Sea
Friday, November 07, 2014 Statoil's wildcat well 7227/10-1 comes up dry after targeting Triassic reservoir rocks.

Real Energy Finds Gas at Queenscliff-1 Well in Cooper-Eromanga Basin
Thursday, November 06, 2014 Real Energy finds gas at Queenscliff-1 exploration well in Cooper-Eromanga Basin's permit ATP972P in Queensland, Australia.

Statoil Suspends 2 New Rigs Due to Overcapacity
Thursday, November 06, 2014 Statoil says it is suspending the Transocean Spitsbergen and the Songa Trym through the rest of 2014 due to overcapacity in its rig portfolio.

TAG Oil Resumes Drilling, Field Optimization Work at Taranaki Fields in NZ
Thursday, November 06, 2014 TAG Oil resumes drilling and field optimization work at its Taranaki oil and gas fields in North Island, New Zealand.

Central Updates on Drilling at Gaudi-1 Well in Permit ATP909 in Queensland
Wednesday, November 05, 2014 Central Petroleum provides an update on drilling at Gaudi-1 unconventional gas exploration well in ATP909 in Queensland, Australia.

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