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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Mosman Updates on Operations at NZ Upstream Assets, Company Acquisitions
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Mosman Oil & Gas provides updates on operations at its New Zealand upstream assets and acquisitions of Trident Energy and OilCo.

Roc Oil Spuds First of Two Wells in Beibu Gulf Block 22/12 Offshore China
Thursday, September 11, 2014 Roc Oil spuds the first of two exploration wells in Beibu Gulf Block 22/12 offshore China.

AWE to Determine Forward Work Plans After Drilling Senecio-3 Well in WA
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 AWE completes drilling the Senecio-3 appraisal well in Permits L1/L2 in the Perth Basin, Western Australia and will determine forward work plan.

Mirach Energy Spuds KM13-A Well in Kampung Minyak Oil Field in Sumatra
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Mirach Energy spuds the KM13-A well in Kampung Minyak oil field in South Sumatra, Indonesia.

Roc Oil Fails to Find Commercial Hydrocarbons at QK11-1-1 Well in Bohai Bay
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Roc Oil fails to find commercial hydrocarbons at QK11-1-1 well in Block 09/05 in Bohai Bay offshore China.

Seadrill Says Offshore Drilling Market 'Bad' This Year, Worse In 2015
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Seadrill says the offshore drilling market will remain soft for the next couple of years.

Statoil Resumes Drilling Norway Well In Partnership With Rosneft
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 Statoil resumes drilling at the oil-bearing Pingvin prospect in the Barents Sea after receiving a permission from the Norwegian Environment Agency, North Energy says.

Newbuild UMW Naga 6 to Work Offshore Vietnam in $46M Deal with PV Drilling
Wednesday, September 10, 2014 UMW Oil & Gas Corp. gets a $46.5 million letter of award to provide a jackup to PV Drilling for work offshore Vietnam.

Det Norske Drills Two Dry Wells
Tuesday, September 09, 2014 Two Det norske wildcat wells fail to find hydrocarbons.

President Energy Spuds Paraguay Well Ahead of Schedule
Monday, September 08, 2014 President Energy spuds target #2 at Lapacho prospect in Paraguay.

Mubadala Spuds MNA-02 Development Well in Manora Oil Field Off Thailand
Friday, September 05, 2014 Mubadala Petroleum spuds development well MNA-02 at the Manora oil development in the northern Gulf of Thailand.

Transocean Welcomes Court Ruling on 2010 US Oil Spill
Friday, September 05, 2014 Transocean says a US court ruling eliminates its financial risk for the underwater portion of a 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico after the judge found BP grossly negligent.

Newbuild Atwood Achiever Mobilizes for Drilling Contract in North Africa
Thursday, September 04, 2014 Atwood Oceanics takes delivery of the Atwood Achiever drillship from the Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering shipyard in South Korea.

Minister: ENI, Kogas to Start Exploratory Drilling off Cyprus Soon
Thursday, September 04, 2014 ENI and Kogas will start exploration drilling for oil and gas offshore Cyprus during the coming weeks, according to the Mediterranean island's energy minister.

Linc to Spud First of Three Wells in SA's Arckaringa Oil & Gas Basin Soon
Thursday, September 04, 2014 Linc Energy plans to spud the first of three wells in the Arckaringa shale oil and gas basin in South Australia in late September.

Norway's Statoil Hit By Dry Wells Off Angola, US Gulf
Thursday, September 04, 2014 Statoil drills dry wells in two areas where it had high expectations: offshore Angola and the US Gulf of Mexico.

Drilling Begins at Horse Hill-1 Well
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 Drilling begins of onshore well Horse Hill-1 in the UK's Weald Basin.

Mirach Energy's UNITEQ Inks Cooperation Deal with CNOOC's ENERTECH
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 Mirach Energy's wholly-owned unit UNITEQ inks cooperation agreement with CNOOC's subsidiary ENERTECH.

Senex to Drill 2 Wells in PEL 514 in South Australia's Cooper Basin
Wednesday, September 03, 2014 Senex Energy to commence a 2-well drilling program in PEL 514 in South Australia's Cooper Basin next week.

Onshore UK Wressle-1 Well Shows 'Encouraging' Results
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Egdon Resources and Union Jack Oil say they are 'very encouraged' by preliminary results from their Wressle-1 conventional well in northern England.

Senecio-3 Success Adds Momentum for Gas Field Development in Perth Basin
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 AWE says exploration success at Senecio-3 gas well adds momentum to the near-term development potential of Senecio gas field in the north Perth Basin, Australia.

Gazprom Neft Starts Commercial Production at Badra Field, Iraq
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Gazprom Neft reports that commercial production and oil exports have begun at its Badra oilfield in Iraq.

Greka Drilling Prepares Rigs for Essar's Drilling Program in West Bengal
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 Greka Drilling prepares five rigs for a 100-well drilling program for Essar Oil in Raniganj East Block in Durgapur, West Bengal, India.

IKM Clinches Contract from Shell for Malikai Project Offshore Sabah
Tuesday, September 02, 2014 IKM Group clinches a contract to provide a riserless top-hole mud circulation system to Shell for the Malikai project offshore Sabah, Malaysia.

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