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Devon Energy And Apache Shut-In Some Wells For Storms
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Apache and Devon Energy shut-in some oil and gas wells as a precautionary measure because of heavy rains in Texas and Oklahoma.

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.

HHI Delivers Ocean BlackLion Drillship to Diamond Offshore
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Hyundai Heavy Industries delivers Ocean BlackLion drillship to Ocean Offshore.

Petro River Announces Change In Pearsonia West Concession Requirements
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Petro River Oil announces that the Osage Mineral Council has approved the newly agreed upon terms and conditions for the Pearsonia West Concession.

Petrobras Abandons Deepwater Prospect In Brazil's Top Region
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Petroleo Brasileiro abandons exploration at the Caramba prospect in a deepwater region that holds the country's biggest discoveries.

Providence Resources Reports $12 Million Loss in 2014
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Providence Resources reports a loss of $12.4 million dollars in its preliminary results for the year ended December 31, 2014.

Total Reaches 2 Billion Barrel Milestone Offshore Angola
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Total reaches the milestone of producing two billion barrels of oil from its deep offshore Block 17, which is located approximately 90 miles off the coast of Angola.

Niger Delta Groups Say Shut Down Two Of ENI's Oil Facilities
Wednesday, May 27, 2015 Two oilfields run by Nigerian Agip Oil, a unit of Italian oil major ENI, shut down in the Niger delta region by local communities over disputes with the company, protesters say.

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.

Kea Petroleum Fails to Secure Funding for Shannon Prospect
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Kea Petroleum fails to secure funding to drill a test well at New Zealand's Shannon Prospect.

Range Resources Secures Funding Deal with Chinese Investment Group
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Range Resources signs Memorandum of Understanding with Beijing Sibo Investment Management, which could unlock up to $35 million of funding.

Russia's Rosneft Says Likely to Quit Gas Project in UAE
Tuesday, May 26, 2015 Rosneft is considering quitting a gas project with United Arab Emirates-based Crescent Petroleum in the emirate of Sharjah after drilling failed to confirm commercial reserves.

Beach Energy Fails to Find Oil at Sensation-1 Well in Cooper Basin
Monday, May 25, 2015 Beach Energy fail to find oil at Sensation-1 exploration well in PRL 98 in Cooper Basin, South Australia.

Metgasco to Proceed with Rosella Drilling in Australia's New South Wales
Monday, May 25, 2015 Australia's New South Wales Government decides not to appeal the Supreme Court's decision to overturn its suspension of Metgasco's drilling approval in the state.

Kina Petroleum Updates on Drilling at Raintree-1 Well in PNG's PPL 337
Monday, May 25, 2015 Kina Petroleum updates on drilling Raintree-1 exploration well in PPL 337 in Papua New Guinea.

Apache Spuds Olympic-1 Oil Exploration Well in WA's Permit EP 473
Friday, May 22, 2015 Apache spuds the Olympic 1 oil exploration well in permit EP 473, located southeast of Broome in Western Australia.

AWE Updates on Drilling at Waitsia-1 Appraisal Well in Perth Basin
Friday, May 22, 2015 AWE updates on drilling at Watsia-1 appraisal well in Permits L1/L2 in the Perth Basin, Western Australia.

Eland Sees Reduced Loss
Friday, May 22, 2015 Eland Oil & Gas reveals a $16-million loss in its full-year results for 2014, which compares favorably to a loss of $26 million in 2013.

KS Energy's Unit to Supply Onshore Drilling Rig to Ocean Pakistan
Friday, May 22, 2015 KS Energy's subsidiary KS Drilling bags a contract to provide an onshore drilling rig to Ocean Pakistan.

Mosman Hits Stumbling Block at Petroleum Creek Project
Friday, May 22, 2015 Mosman Oil and Gas revealed Friday that flow tests at its Petroleum Creek Project in New Zealand have produced mostly water, with varying amounts of oil.

PetroNeft Confirms Production Flow at S-373 Appraisal Well
Friday, May 22, 2015 PetroNeft reveals that the Sibkrayevskoye No. 373 appraisal well at License 61 in Russia is flowing at a production rate of 100 barrels of oil per day.

Statoil Comes up Dry at 2 Norwegian Sea Wells
Friday, May 22, 2015 Statoil drills two dry wells in the Norwegian Sea.

Third Energy Submits Application to Frack in the UK
Friday, May 22, 2015 Third Energy submits a planning application to North Yorkshire County Council in northern England to begin fracking operations at Well KM8 in Kirby Misperton.

Empyrean Reports Production Decrease at Sugarloaf
Thursday, May 21, 2015 Empyrean Energy announces a two percent production decrease at its Sugarloaf project in Texas.

Key Petroleum to Commence Testing Ops at Dunnart-2 in WA's EP437 Shortly
Thursday, May 21, 2015 Key Petroleum plans to commence testing operations at Dunnart-2 well in exploration permit EP437 by end of next week.

Oklahoma Set to Overturn Local Drilling Controls as Backlash Brews
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Facing a backlash over the side effects of its oil and gas boom, Oklahoma is poised to overturn a statute that allows cities and towns to ban drilling operations.

Azerbaijan Lines 20,000 PSI Drill Bit to Test Caspian New Frontiers
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Caspian Drilling Co. is poised to undertake 20,000 pound per square inch blow-out-preventer drilling with its newbuild semisub to be delivered by Keppel FELS in 2016.

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.

Jura Abandons Ismail-1 Exploration Well in Pakistan's Guddu Block
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Jura Energy fails to find hydrocarbons at the Ismail-1 exploration well in Pakistan's onshore Guddu Block.

Statoil Classifies Gudrun Leak as 'Serious'
Wednesday, May 20, 2015 Statoil announces that a condensate leak which occurred on the Gudrun platform in the North Sea recently was 'of the highest degree of seriousness'.

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.

Beach Energy Spuds Sensation-1 Oil Prospect in PRL 98 in SA's Cooper Basin
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Beach Energy spuds Sensation-1 oil exploration well in PRL 98 on the western flank of the Cooper Basin, South Australia.

Cooper Energy Raises Sumatra's Bunian Oil Field Reserves Assessment
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Cooper Energy raises reserves assessment of the Bunian oil field in Sukananti KSO in South Sumatra, Indonesia.

Rockhopper Reports Production Boost at Guendalina Operation
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 Rockhopper Exploration announces a significant boost to gas production at the Guendalina operation in the Mediterranean.

San Leon Energy Reports Encouraging Findings at Rawicz Field
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 SLE reports that the gross reserves for the Rawicz field in Poland stand at more than 50 billion cubic feet, according to a Competent Persons Report (CPR).

Argentina Says Russian Driller ERIELL Plans Local Operations
Tuesday, May 19, 2015 The Argentine government says that ERIELL, an oilfield service group majority owned by Russia's Gazprombank, had declared its intention to establish drilling operations in the South American country this year.

BPC Extends Bahamas Licenses to 2018
Monday, May 18, 2015 Bahamas Petroleum Company has agreed terms to extend four licenses in the Southern territorial waters of The Commonwealth of The Bahamas until Q2 2018.

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.

Nostra Terra Buys Minority Interest in Texas San Miguel Prospect
Monday, May 18, 2015 Nostra Terra announces the acquisition of a 1% interest in South Texas' 35,000 acre San Miguel Prospect.

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.

Deepsea Metro I Secures $40M Job from Vietgazprom to Drill Offshore Vietnam
Monday, May 18, 2015 Vietgazprom signs $40 million contract for Deepsea Metro I drillship to operate in Blocks 130 and 131 offshore Vietnam.

Caza Oil & Gas Reveals Q1 Results
Friday, May 15, 2015 Energy firm Caza Oil & Gas announces unaudited financial and operational results for the first quarter of 2015.

AWE Spuds Perth Basin's Waitsia-1 Appraisal Well in Western Australia
Friday, May 15, 2015 AWE spuds Waitsia-1 appraisal well in Permits L1/L2 in the Perth Basin, Western Australia.

Lion Energy Finds Postive Oil, Gas Shows at Lofin-2 Well in Seram PSC
Friday, May 15, 2015 Lion Energy finds encouraging oil and gas shows at Lofin-2 appraisal well in Seram (Non-Bula) Production Sharing Contract in eastern Indonesia.

Loyz Terminates Rig Lease Agreement with Fram Exploration for $13.8M
Friday, May 15, 2015 Loyz Energy terminates rig lease agreement with Fram Exploration for $13.8 million.

RCP Signs Supply Contract with Awilco Drilling
Friday, May 15, 2015 RCP signs six figure contract to supply control systems to WilPhoenix semisub rig.

Apache Appoints Daniel Rabun to Board of Directors
Thursday, May 14, 2015 Apache announces the appointment of Daniel W. Rabun to its board of directors.

Savannah Petroleum Finds 14 Drill-Ready Exploration Sites in Niger
Thursday, May 14, 2015 Savannah Petroleum finds 14 drill-ready exploration sites with prospective oil resources of 215 million barrels in Niger.

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

Strike Energy Continues Flow Testing Program at SA's SCB Gas Project
Thursday, May 14, 2015 Strike Energy continues flow testing program at its Southern Cooper Basin Gas Project in PEL 96 in South Australia.

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