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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Drilling To Start at Macondo Reservoir
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Deep-water drilling is set to resume near the site of the BP well blowout off the coast of Louisiana.

Beach Updates on Drilling Success at Callawonga-11 Well in Cooper Basin
Wednesday, May 13, 2015 Beach Energy updates on drilling success at Callawonga-11 well in PPL 220 on the western flank of the Cooper Basin, South Australia.

DCA Rig #6 to Mobilize for Dunnart-2 Well Testing Ops in WA's EP437 Soon
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Key Petroleum says DCA Rig #6 is expected to mobilize to Dunnart-2 Well in exploration permit EP437 in Perth Basin, Western Australia for testing operations next week.

Maersk Oil Makes New Discovery in Danish North Sea
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Maersk Oil discovers hydrocarbons in Danish North Sea

Premier Oil Resumes Drilling Operations in North Falklands
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 Premier Oil resumes drilling at the North Falklands basin's Isobel Deep well.

Porcupine Prospect Could Contain 1.5B Barrels
Tuesday, May 12, 2015 The Porcupine Prospect offshore Ireland could contain 1.5 billion barrels of prospective resources, according to a competent persons report from ERC Equipoise.

Positive Test Results for SAH-W1 Well in Morocco
Monday, May 11, 2015 Circle Oil sees positive results from tests at its SAH-W1 gas well, onshore Morocco.

Cairn Energy Submits 3-Year Senegal Work Plan
Monday, May 11, 2015 Cairn Energy submits a three-year work plan for the government of Senegal, detailing a drilling campaign around the SNE-1 discovery well in the country's offshore zone.

U.S. Approves Shell's Plan to Drill for Oil in Arctic
Monday, May 11, 2015 Royal Dutch Shell's quest to return to oil drilling in the U.S. Arctic for the first time since 2012 took a big step forward when the Obama administration approved the company's exploration plan.

Saudi Aramco Discovered Eight New Oil and Gas Fields in 2014
Monday, May 11, 2015 Saudi Arabia's state oil company Saudi Aramco discovered eight new oil and gas fields in the east of the country in 2014, the company said in its annual report.

America's Oil Boom Sputtering Back to Life One Rig at a Time
Friday, May 08, 2015 For the first time in five months, a rig in the Williston Basin sputtered back to life and started drilling for crude once again.

Tory Victory Means Change at the Top at DECC
Friday, May 08, 2015 The Conservative Party's slim majority in Parliament, thanks to a huge swing in support in the UK's General Election, means it can select its own MP to head up the Department of Energy and Climate Change.

AGR Signs MOU with SP Offshore for Work Offshore Comoros Islands
Thursday, May 07, 2015 AGR signs memorandum of understanding with SP Offshore Energy Services to provide exploration services and drill one ultra-deepwater well off the Comoros Islands.

Otto Energy Secures Maersk Venturer Drillship Contract
Tuesday, May 05, 2015 Otto Energy secures Maersk Venturer drillship for the Hawkeye-1 exploration well in Service Contract 55 offshore Palawan, the Philippines.

Drilling Test Results at Sumatra's Bunian-3 ST2 Well Better-Than-Expected
Monday, May 04, 2015 Cooper Energy reports better-than-expected results from drilling the Bunian-3 ST2 development well in Sukananti SKO in South Sumtara, Indonesia.

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