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Lundin's Carlsberg Well Comes up Dry
Thursday, May 23, 2013 Lundin Petroleum reports that well 7/4-3 on the Carlsberg prospect in the Norwegian North Sea found no hydrocarbons.
Bridge Energy Production on Track
Thursday, May 23, 2013 Bridge Energy reports that production for the first quarter was in line with expectations at 1,110 barrels of oil equivalent per day.
Blacksteel Energy Enters Farm-In at Buck Lake
Thursday, May 23, 2013 Blacksteel Energy enters a farm-in agreement with an industry partner to participate in the drilling of horizontal wells in the Cardium oil formation in the Buck Lake area of Alberta.
Rig Secured for Malta Area 4 Drill
Thursday, May 23, 2013 Mediterranean Oil & Gas says its partner in Malta Area 4, Genel, has secured the Paul Romano rig to drill an exploration well later this year.
Nighthawk Makes Oil Find in Colorado
Thursday, May 23, 2013 Nighthawk announces an update on drilling at its 100-percent controlled and operated Smoky Hill project in the Denver-Julesburg Basin, Colorado.
HRT Expects to Start Drilling Second Namibia Well in Two Weeks
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 HRT expects to start drilling on its second well offshore Namibia in two weeks, Chief Executive Milton Franke says.
UK Shale Gas Industry Could Support 74,000 Jobs
Wednesday, May 22, 2013 Institute of Directors' report claims investment in the UK shale gas industry could peak at $5.6 billion a year and support 74,000 jobs.
Wingat-1 Well Disappoints
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Galp Energia reports that Wingat-1 exploration well, offshore Namibia, has failed to find commercial oil.
Kosmos Comes Up Dry Onshore Cameroon
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Kosmos Energy fails to find commercial hydrocarbons at its Sipo-1 exploration well, onshore Cameroon.
Pan Orient Notes Production Testing Progress at L53 Appraisal
Tuesday, May 21, 2013 Pan Orient Energy Corp. announced that the L53-DC3 appraisal well is currently on a 90 day production test producing 15 degree API oil.
Kosmos Wraps Up Ndian River Block Campaign
Monday, May 20, 2013 Kosmos Energy Ltd. announces results from the Sipo-1 exploration well onshore Cameroon.
Jubilant Spuds 4th Well at Kharsang
Monday, May 20, 2013 Jubilant Energy spuds fourth well in its drilling campaign to extend the Kharsang field, onshore India, and reports the successful testing for oil at the campaign's second well.
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.
Lekoil Plans to be Pan-African Player
Friday, May 17, 2013 Junior oil company Lekoil raises $49 million on Londonís Alternative Investment Market as it seeks to become a pan-African oil and gas player.
Rig Released for Nervesa Drill
Friday, May 17, 2013 Sound Oil reports that the rig it will use on its Nervesa asset, onshore Italy, has been released from operations in the Netherlands.
Max Petroleum Encounters Hydrocarbons at Zhana Makat Well
Thursday, May 16, 2013 Max Petroleum announces that the ZMA-E6 development well in the Zhana Makat Field has successfully reached total depth, encountering hydrocarbons in Jurassic sandstone reservoirs.
HRT Plans New Exploration, Production Wells at Polvo Field
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 HRT plans a new exploration campaign at the offshore Polvo heavy oil field the company acquired earlier this month, Chief Executive Milton Franke says.
Vietnam, Russia Sign Production, Exploration Deals
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 Vietnam and Russia have signed deals for three oil and gas projects.
Ruspetro Reports Progress with Appraisal Drilling
Wednesday, May 15, 2013 West Siberia-focused Ruspetro makes progress with it appraisal drilling at its field in the Khanty-Mansiysk region, onshore Russia.
Second DST Test Successfully Completes Lengo Appraisal
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 KrisEnergy and AWE continue to drill the Lengo-2 appraisal well which may prove to be a commercial success.
Dejour Energy Reaches TD at Kokopelli Well
Monday, May 13, 2013 Dejour Energy reaches total depth of 8130 feet in the Federal 6-7-15-21, the fourth and final well in the current Kokopelli drill program.
Tullow Oil Spuds Kenya Well
Monday, May 13, 2013 Tullow Oil, the operator of Block 10BB in Kenya, commences drilling at the Etuko (formerly Kamba) prospect.
Far East Energy Touts Spudding of 14th Well in 2013
Friday, May 10, 2013 Far East Energy announces that appraisal well SYS03 has reached total depth; preliminary gas content has been determined for the SYE06 appraisal well; and, the 108D, an additional production well has spud.
Houston American Energy Updates Test Results from La. Well
Friday, May 10, 2013 Pennington successfully carries out a recompletion of the Crown Paper #1 well.
Apache: Initial Production Rates Climb 70% at Tonkawa
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Apache announces updated well results from drilling in the Tonkawa and Granite Wash formations of the Texas Panhandle and Western Oklahoma.
Daybreak Kicks Off Six-Well California Campaign
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Daybreak Oil and Gas announces the results of the first well in the initiation of a six well drilling program at the East Slopes Project in Kern County, California.
Shell Spuds Third Well in French Guiana Program
Wednesday, May 08, 2013 Northern Petroleum announces that GM-ES-4, the third well of the current four well exploration program in the Guyane Maritime Permit (French Guiana) has been spud by Shell.
Cairn Strikes Spanish Point Farm-In Deal
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 Cairn takes 38-percent stake, and assumes operatorship of, Spanish Point, offshore Ireland.
Sound Expects to Spud Nervesa by End May
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 Sound Oil says it expects to spud its Nervesa appraisal well, onshore Italy, by the end of May now that the rig has become available.
TAG Oil Drills Ahead at New Zealand Well
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 TAG Oil Ltd. reported that drilling of TAG's 100 percent-controlled Ngapaeruru-1 exploration well is drilling ahead, and has encountered elevated mud gas readings.
Treaty to Restart Drilling Ops in Belize, Appoints New CEO of Subsidiary
Tuesday, May 07, 2013 Treaty Energy announces a new operational structure for its subsidiary company, along with the recommencement of drilling operations in Belize.
Cendor Has 16 Times More Oil Than Previously Thought
Thursday, May 02, 2013 Petronas reports that its Cendor field contains more than 16 times the oil originally estimated in 2011.
Successful Drill Stem Test for Mzia-2 Well
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 BG Group reports it has completed a successful drill stem test on its Mzia-2 well in Block 1 offshore Tanzania.
Recompletion Ops Begin at Empyrean's Cartwright Well
Wednesday, May 01, 2013 Empyrean advised that it has been advised by Krescent Energy Partners II LP (KEP II), the operator, that recompletion operations have commenced at the Cartwright-1H well.
MOG Details 2013-2014 Drilling Plans
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 Mediterranean Oil & Gas details its drilling plans for the rest of 2013 into 2014.
Storbarden Exploration Well is Dry
Monday, April 29, 2013 Ithaca Energy reports that the Storbarden exploration well in the North Sea has come up dry.
IGas to Drill Appraisal Wells in Bowland Shale
Friday, April 26, 2013 IGas confirms its plans to drill two further wells commencing this year to further appraise the significant potential resources it has in the Bowland Shale.
New World Updates Belize Drilling Ops
Friday, April 26, 2013 New World announces that the Rio Bravo Well located in the productive Peten Basin in Northwest Belize was drilled to a measured depth of 9,010 feet.
ConocoPhillips: No New Timeline for Arctic Drilling Program
Thursday, April 25, 2013 ConocoPhillips executives avoid new timeline for the company's Arctic drilling program during a conference call.
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.
ENI Upgrades Mozambique Gas Estimates
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 ENI upgrades estimates for gas finds offshore Mozambique after appraisal campaign.
Sound Oil Enhances Badile Drilling Program
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 Sound Oil makes enhancements to its Badile drilling program designed to reduce the complexity and cost of the project.
Statoil Comes Up Dry East of Sleipner Ost
Wednesday, April 24, 2013 The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate reports that Statoil has failed to find hydrocarbons at a wildcat well east of the Sleipner Ost field in production license 360.
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.
Exxon Spuds Dunquin Well Offshore Ireland
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Providence Resources reports that Exxon has spud the Dunquin well off the west coast of Ireland.
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.
Priodontes-1 Well Comes Up Dry
Tuesday, April 23, 2013 Tullow Oil reports that its Priodontes well, offshore French Guiana, has come up dry.
Genel Confirms Production Guidance for 2013
Monday, April 22, 2013 Genel Energy confirms that it expects production for 2013 to range between 45,000 and 55,000 barrels of oil per day.
Max Petroleum Starts Drilling Ops at ZMA-E5
Monday, April 22, 2013 Max Petroleum commences drilling the ZMA-E5 development well in the Zhana Makat Field.
Lupin Well Comes up Dry
Monday, April 22, 2013 Noreco reports that the Lupin well is almost completed and has not encountered any hydrocarbons.
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