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Ineos Shale: We Won't Drill If We Can't Prove It's Safe
Friday, February 24, 2017 Onshore UK-focused energy company Ineos Shale confirms it will not drill any of its prospects if it cannot prove that its drilling and aftercare operations will be safe.

Baker Hughes: U.S. Drillers Add Oil Rigs for Sixth Week in a Row
Friday, February 24, 2017 U.S. drillers add oil rigs for a sixth consecutive week, extending a nine-month recovery as shale producers ramp up spending to take advantage of a recovery in oil prices.

Sound Energy Progresses Tendrara Drilling Development
Friday, February 24, 2017 Africa and Europe-focused upstream gas company, Sound Energy, reveals that it is progressing drilling operations at the Tendrara development onshore Morocco.

Lundin Norway Makes Oil, Gas Find in Barents Sea
Friday, February 24, 2017 Lundin Norway AS, operator of production license 533, has made an oil and gas discovery in the Barents Sea, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate announces.

Gazpromneft-Sakhalin: Ayashsky License Drilling Work to be Done in Summer
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Gazpromneft-Sakhalin expects all drilling work on a prospecting and appraisal well at the Ayashsky license block to be completed during summer this year.

Total Drilling Deeper at Antelope-7 Appraisal Well
Monday, February 20, 2017 Total is drilling ahead to explore a deeper exploration target at the Antelope-7 side track appraisal well, after reaching 7,818 feet without any evidence of intersecting the Antelope reservoir.

Russia's Rosneft Starts Drilling First Exploration Well In Iraq
Monday, February 20, 2017 Rosneft starts drilling an exploration well at Block 12 in Iraq.

Russia's Rosneft Starts Drilling First Exploration Well In Amazon
Thursday, February 16, 2017 Russian state oil firm Rosneft starts drilling its first exploration well in Brazil's Solimoes Basin.

Pennine Petroleum Signs Velca Block PSA
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Albania and Canada focused Pennine Petroleum Corporation signs a Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) with Albpetrol Sh.A for the exploration and development of the Velca Block in Albania.

Sasol Suspends Drilling In Mozambique Due To Tropical Storm
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 South African petrochemical group Sasol Ltd temporarily suspends drilling activity in Mozambique due to tropical storm Dineo.

NPD Grants Lundin Drilling Permit for Edvard Grieg Appraisal Well
Thursday, February 09, 2017 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate grants Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for an appraisal well on Edvard Grieg in production license 338.

SDX: South Disouq Well to Spud Shortly After Feb-End
Thursday, February 02, 2017 North Africa focused oil and gas firm SDX Energy Inc. expects an exploration well to be spud on the South Disouq asset, located within Egypt, shortly after the end of this month.

Greece Says Wraps Up Talks With Total-Led Venture For Offshore Gas Drilling
Wednesday, February 01, 2017 Greece concludes talks with a consortium led by France's Total for deep sea gas exploration in one block in western Greece, its energy minister, Giorgos Stathakis, says.

Foothills Exploration Kicks Off Labokay Drilling
Monday, January 30, 2017 Foothills Exploration commences drilling activities on its Labokay Prospect well located in Calcasieu Parish.

Industry Group Boosts Canadian Oil Well Drilling Forecast
Monday, January 30, 2017 The Petroleum Services Association of Canada upped its 2017 oil and gas well drilling forecast by 23%.

Statoil Gets Consent to Use Songa Encourage for Well Activities Off Norway
Friday, January 27, 2017 Statoil receives consent from Petroleum Safety Authority Norway to use the Songa Encourage mobile drilling facility to perform well activities on the Norne and Alve fields, located offshore Norway.

Total Hits 'Difficulties' at Central Graben Asset
Friday, January 27, 2017 French energy major Total SA has encountered "difficulties" at its Central Graben asset, according to a spokesperson for the firm.

Petro Matad Progresses Mongolian Drilling Program
Friday, January 27, 2017 In preparation for its drilling program in Mongolia's Blocks IV and V, which is expected to commence in mid-2017, Petro Matad Limited has issued a tender for a drilling rig and related services.

FAR: SNE 5 Appraisal Well Spuds Offshore Senegal
Monday, January 23, 2017 FAR Limited announces that the drilling of the SNE-5 appraisal well, offshore Senegal, began Jan. 21.

NPD Grants Lundin Permit for Appraisal Well Offshore Norway
Friday, January 20, 2017 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate grants Lundin Norway AS a drilling permit for well 7219/12-1 A, located offshore Norway in production license 533.

Russia's Gazprom Neft Says Launches More Wells At Arctic Oil Project
Friday, January 20, 2017 Russia's Gazprom Neft, the oil arm of gas giant Gazprom, says it has launched 2 more production wells at Prirazlomnoye offshore Arctic oil field.

Lion: AMT-1 Well Abandoned After Stuck Drill Pipe Incident
Friday, January 20, 2017 Lion Energy Limited reports that the Indonesian Amanah Timur discovery well (AMT-1) has been plugged and abandoned following unsuccessful attempts to free a stuck drill pipe.

CNOOC to Drill 126 Exploration Wells in 2017
Thursday, January 19, 2017 CNOOC Limited will drill 126 exploration wells and acquire approximately 5,000 square miles of 3D seismic data in 2017, according to its latest business strategy and development plan.

The Church of England Conditionally Backs Fracking
Thursday, January 19, 2017 The Church of England has conditionally backed fracking in the UK but warned that any development of shale gas reserves in the country must not distract or delay efforts to expand low-carbon renewable energy.

Statoil Granted Drilling Permit for Well 6507/3-12 Offshore Norway
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has granted Statoil Petroleum AS a drilling permit for wellbore 6507/3-12, located in production license 159B, offshore Norway.

Tullow Finds Oil in Kenyan Erut-1 Well
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Tullow Oil plc announces that the Erut-1 well in Block 13T, Northern Kenya, has discovered oil.

Eni: Oil, Gas Discovery in Norwegian Sea
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Eni announces that a new oil and gas discovery has been made within the PL128/128D licenses in the Norwegian Sea.

Hurricane Spuds North Sea Halifax Well
Monday, January 16, 2017 UK-based oil and gas company Hurricane Energy plc announces the spudding of well 205/23-A (aka the Halifax well) in the North Sea.

Faroe: Bone Exploration Well in Barents Sea Spud
Thursday, January 12, 2017 Independent oil and gas firm Faroe Petroleum announces the commencement of the Bone exploration well 7318/12-1, which is located in the western part of the Norwegian Barents Sea.

DNO Makes Oil Find in Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Monday, January 09, 2017 Oil has been discovered in the Cretaceous horizon in the southern flank of the Peshkabir field.

China Extends Tax Waivers For Oil, Gas Drilling Equipment
Friday, January 06, 2017 China removes a tariff imposed on drilling equipment used in 20 oil and natural gas prospecting fields in western China in a move to boost oil production.

Canada Rules Out Arctic Oil Drilling Extensions for ExxonMobil, BP
Friday, January 06, 2017 The Canadian government says it won't grant extensions to exploration licenses for oil firms as it prepares for consultations over the impact of an Arctic drilling moratorium.

Statoil May Stop Drilling In US Gulf Of Mexico
Friday, January 06, 2017 Statoil is considering whether to end its costly search for oil and gas in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.

Badile Exploration Well to be Drilled in March
Thursday, January 05, 2017 Sound Energy says drilling at its 100% owned Badile exploration well onshore Italy will commence in March.

Statoil to Drill Around 30 Exploration Wells in 2017
Wednesday, January 04, 2017 Statoil announces that it plans to drill around 30 exploration wells in 2017, an increase of around 30% compared to last year.

INEOS Shale Not Fracking in Sherwood Forest
Wednesday, January 04, 2017 INEOS Shale has told Rigzone that it is not fracking in Sherwood Forest, despite statements from environmental group Friends of the Earth on the contrary.

LGO Receives Approval to Recommence Trinidad Drilling
Wednesday, January 04, 2017 Goudron E&P Limited receives approval from the Petroleum Company of Trinidad and Tobago and the Ministry of Energy and Energy Industries for the first of its planned Mayaro Sandstone infill wells.

Cobalt Encouraged by North Platte Appraisal Results
Wednesday, January 04, 2017 Cobalt is encouraged by the preliminary results of its North Platte No. 4 appraisal well in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico.


 
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