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Kommersant: ExxonMobil Suspends Cooperation with Rosneft on Arctic Project
Monday, September 29, 2014 ExxonMobil is suspending cooperation with Rosneft on offshore drilling in the Arctic due to sanctions, Kommersant reports, citing unnamed sources.

Armour Energy Flows Gas at Egilabria 2 Well in ATP1087 in Queensland
Monday, September 29, 2014 Armour Energy flows gas at Egilabria 2 well in ATP1087 in north west Queensland, Australia.

Interra Commences Drilling at CHK 1194 Well in Myanmar's Chauk Oil Field
Monday, September 29, 2014 Interra Resources commences drilling development well CHK 1194 in Chauk oil field in Myanmar after completing work at CHK 1192 well as an oil producer.

Roc Oil Reports Oil Find at WA12-10-1 Well in Beibu Gulf Block 22/12
Monday, September 29, 2014 Roc Oil reports an oil discovery at WZ12-10-1 well in Beibu Gulf Block 22/12 offshore China.

Filipino-UK Firm To Drill For Gas In Disputed Sea
Friday, September 26, 2014 Chinese state-owned oil producer hasn't responded to a revived proposal to jointly explore an area of the South China Sea but drilling will go ahead by 2016, Chairman Manuel Pangilinan says.



Maersk Drilling in Talks to Secure Contract for Newbuild Maersk Voyager
Friday, September 26, 2014 Maersk Drilling is in talks to secure a contract for Maersk Voyager drillship, which was named in a ceremony at Samsung Heavy Industries' Geoje-Si shipyard in South Korea.

Real Energy Records Strong Gas Readings at Tamarama-1 Well in Cooper Basin
Friday, September 26, 2014 Real Energy records strong gas readings at Tamarama-1 well in ATP 927P in Cooper Basin, Queensland, Australia.

San Leon Spuds Kety Well in Bestwina Concession in Poland's Karpaty Area
Friday, September 26, 2014 San Leon Energy spuds the Kety exploration well in Bestwina concession the Karpaty area, Poland.

Senex Prepares to Drill Bagheera East-1 Well in PEL 514 in SA Cooper Basin
Friday, September 26, 2014 Senex Energy prepares to drill Bagheera East-1 well in PEL 514 in South Australian Cooper Basin after completing operations at Hathi-1 exploration well.

Armour Energy Provides Update on its Field Assets in Northern Australia
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Armour Energy provides an update on its field assets in northern Australia.

Planet Gas Updates on Drilling at Hathi-1 Well in SA Cooper Basin's PEL 514
Wednesday, September 24, 2014 Planet Gas provides update on the drilling of Hathi-1 exploration well in PEL 514 in the South Australian Cooper Basin.

Leyshon Energy Advances Testing Program at China's Zijingshan Gas Project
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Leyshon Energy advances interim testing program at Zijingshan gas project in China's Ordos Basin and pursues opportunities to acquire assets in the region.

Drilling at Gobi-1 Well in West Natuna Basin's Gurita PSC Set for October
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Nido Petroleum expects drilling to commence at Gobi-1 exploration well in Gurita PSC in West Natuna Basin, offshore Indonesia in mid-October.

Origin Energy Spuds Speculant-1 Exploration Well in Victoria
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Origin Energy spuds Speculant-1 exploration well in retention lease VIC/RL2 in Victoria, Australia.

Petronas Carigali Extends Drilling Contract for Maersk Convincer for $56M
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Petronas Carigali extends contract for Maersk Convincer jackup by a year for $56 million.

Russia's Rosneft, US ExxonMobil Continue Drilling In Kara Sea Till Oct 10
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 Rosneft and ExxonMobil are continuing to drill in the Kara Sea and plan to stop work by Oct. 10, Russian Deputy Energy Minister Kirill Molodtsov says.

TransAtlantic Provides Update on Recent Well Results in Turkey
Tuesday, September 23, 2014 TransAtlantic Petroleum provides an update on recent well results at its upstream assets in Turkey.

Salamander Gets EIA, to Drill in G4/50 License Off Thailand By End 2014
Monday, September 22, 2014 Salamander Energy to drill in G4/50 license in the Gulf of Thailand before the end of 2014 after receiving approval for the environmental impact assessment.

Tomoka: Kerogen Makes Fourth Year Oil Exploration Lease Payment
Monday, September 22, 2014 Tomoka announces that Kerogen has made the fourth year payment for its eight-year oil exploration lease in Hendry County, Florida.

Facing US Sanctions, Exxon Winds Down Drilling In Russian Arctic
Friday, September 19, 2014 ExxonMobil says it will wind down drilling in Russia's Arctic in the face of US sanctions targeting Western cooperation with Moscow's oil sector.

Development Drilling at PNG LNG Project's Hides Gas Field Nears Completion
Friday, September 19, 2014 ExxonMobil says development drilling at Hides gas field in the Papua New Guinea liquefied natural gas project nears completion.

Pingvin Well Finds Gas in Barents Sea
Friday, September 19, 2014 North Energy reports that the Pingvin exploration well on Norwegian production license 713 in the Barents Sea has found gas in a sandstone reservoir.

Pertamina to Deploy New Rig to Drill at Algeria's Block 405A in January
Friday, September 19, 2014 Pertamina to take delivery of a $26 million rig in October, with the newbuild set to commence operations at Algeria's Block 405A in January.

Stena Clyde to Drill Pryderi-1 Well in Permit WA-424-P Off WA in October
Friday, September 19, 2014 Stena Clyde semisub is likely to drill the Pryderi-1 well in permit WA-424-P offshore Western Australia in the second half of October.

Wild Well Control Locates New Subsea Capping Stack to Singapore
Friday, September 19, 2014 Wild Well Control locates new subsea capping stack to Singapore to respond to global deepwater well control incident.

Burton on the Wolds Operation to Start in Mid-October
Thursday, September 18, 2014 Egdon Resources expects operations on its onshore Burton on the Wolds exploration well in the UK to begin by mid-October.

Eni Makes 300M Barrel Oil Discovery In Ecuador
Thursday, September 18, 2014 Eni reports that it has made a 300 million-barrel oil discovery in Ecuador, southeast of Quito.

AWE Optimistic About Gas Reserves at Senecio, Waitsia Fields in Perth Basin
Thursday, September 18, 2014 AWE estimates that the Senecio and Waitsia fields in permits L1/L2 in north Perth Basin, Western Australia hold 2C contingent resources of 360 billion cubic feet.

Oilex Completes Chemical Intervention Work at Cambay-77H Well in Gujarat
Thursday, September 18, 2014 Oilex completes chemical intervention work at Cambay-77H well in Cambay Production Sharing Contract in Cambay Basin, Gujarat, India.

Statoil to Lay up COSL Pioneer Rig for Short Time
Thursday, September 18, 2014 Statoil plans to lay up the COSL Pioneer rig during 4Q 2014, but says taking the rig out of operation for a short time will have no impact on its drilling plans.

Cairn India Discovers 3 New Oilfields in Rajasthan Block
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Cairn India makes three new oil discoveries in its exploration block in Rajasthan.

IKM Subsea Wins $16M Contract to Provide ROV Services to Eni in Indonesia
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 IKM Subsea wins $16 million contract from eni Indonesia to provide remotely operated vehicle services onboard the Scarabeo 7 semisub for drilling operations in Indonesia.

Frontier Signs $20M Deal for UMW Naga 7 to Drill in SC50 in the Philippines
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Frontier Oil signs a $20 million deal for jackup UMW Naga 7 to drill in service contract 50 offshore north west Palawan in the Philippines in the first quarter of 2015.

InterOil Spuds Antelope-4 Appraisal Well in PRL 15 in Papua New Guinea
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 InterOil spuds Antelope-4 appraisal well in the Elk-Antelope field in petroleum retention license 15 in Papua New Guinea.

Eni Finds 300M Barrels Offshore Angola
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Italy's Eni discovers 300 million barrels of oil at the Ochigufu exploration prospect offshore Angola.

Keppel FELS Clinches $227M Contract from GDI to Build KFELS B Class Jackup
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Keppel FELS clinches a $227 million contract from Gulf Drilling International to build a high-specification KFELS B Class jackup for delivery in early 2016.

Leni Sees Goudron Well Flow at 700 Barrels per Day
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Leni Gas & Oil sees "very encouraging" initial oil flow from its GY-665 well on the Goudron Field, onshore Trinidad, with the rate achieving 700 barrels per day.

Northern Drills First Wells in Current Program in Alberta
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Northern Petroleum drills the first two wells of its current three-well drilling program in Alberta, Canada.

Petroceltic, Hess to Resume Oil Drilling in Iraqi Kurdistan in October
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Oil and gas explorer Petroceltic will resume drilling in Iraqi Kurdistan together with partner Hess in early October, after operations were suspended last month at one of its wells due to security risks in the region.

Sound Prioritizes Resources towards Badile Drill in 2015
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 Sound Oil Chairman Simon Davies says the firm is prioritizing its human and capital resources towards the drilling of its onshore Badile asset in early 2015.

TAG Oil Abandons Waitangi Valley-1 Well in PEP 38348 on Safety Concerns
Wednesday, September 17, 2014 TAG Oil plugs and abandons the Waitangi Valley-1 well in PEP 38348 in New Zealand's East Coast Basin after encountering extreme drilling conditions.

Falkland Oil and Gas Makes Progress Ahead of 2015 Drilling Campaign
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Falkland Oil and Gas Limited continues to interpret seismic data and contracts a rig ahead of its 2015 drilling campaign off the Falkland Islands.

Central Spuds Gaudi-1 Unconventional Gas Well in ATP909 in Queensland
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Central Petroleum spuds Gaudi-1 unconventional gas exploration well in permit ATP909 in Queensland, Australia.

Maersk Says Drilling Unit Sells Venezuela Drilling Barge Activities
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Denmark's A.P. Moller-Maersk says its offshore oil and gas drilling unit has sold its Venezuelan barge activities.

First Phase of Ungani 1st1 Workover at WA's Ungani Field Has Been Completed
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Buru Energy reports that the first phase workover of Ungani 1st1 at Ungani field in Canning Basin, Western Australia has been completed.

Beach Commences Hydraulic Stimulation at Hervey-1 in ATP 855 in Queensland
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Beach Energy commences hydraulic stimulation program at Hervey-1 well in permit ATP 855 Queensland, Australia.

Ithaca Completes 4th Development Well on Stella Field
Tuesday, September 16, 2014 Ithaca Energy drills the fourth development well on its Stella field in the North Sea, achieving a flow rate of 12,005 barrels per day.

Senex Energy Spuds Hathi-1 Exploration Well in PEL 514 in Cooper Basin
Monday, September 15, 2014 Senex Energy spuds Hathi-1 exploration well in PEL 514 in South Australia's Cooper Basin.

President Energy Optimistic about Paraguayan Campaign
Friday, September 12, 2014 President Energy is optimistic about its Paraguayan exploration campaign as production increases at its other operations.

Beach Energy Commences Cleanout Operation at Geoffrey-1 Well in ATP 855
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Beach Energy commences cleanout operation at Geoffrey-1 well in permit ATP 855 in Queensland, Australia.

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