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Australian Court Allows Metgasco to Resume Coal Seam Gas Drilling
Friday, April 24, 2015 Australia's Metgasco wins a court ruling that allows it to resume coal-seam gas drilling.
KrisEnergy Starts Drilling Rayrai-1 in the Gulf of Thailand
Friday, April 24, 2015 KrisEnergy begins drilling the Rayrai-1 exploration well on block G10/48 in the Gulf of Thailand.
Falkland Oil Drillers Suspend Work After Technical Problem
Friday, April 24, 2015 Oil explorers drilling in the waters surrounding the Falkland Islands have suspended work on the first well of their 2015 drilling campaign after a technical problem, two of the companies involved say.
Sound Oil Begins Drilling Second Nervesa Well
Friday, April 24, 2015 Onshore Italy-focused Sound Oil begins the drilling of a second well on its Nervesa gas field.
Key Petroleum Progresses Drilling Preparations for Dunnart-2 Well in WA
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Key Petroleum progresses drilling preparations for the Dunnart-2 exploration well in permit EP437 in Perth Basin, Western Australia.
Red Emperor Updates on Operations in Philippines, Somalia and Georgia
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Australia's Red Emperor provides an update on its operations in the Philippines, Somalia and Georgia.
Drilling Continues at Irwin-1 Exploration Well in Onshore Perth Basin, WA
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Drilling operations continue at Irwin-1 exploration well in onshore Perth Basin, Western Australia.
Ivar Aasen Appraisal Wells Drilled Successfully
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Det norske oljeselskap completes the drilling of two appraisal wells on the Ivar Aasen field.
IHS CERAWeek: Statoil Won't Add North American Drilling Rigs This Year
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Statoil has no plans to add North American drilling rigs this year, an executive tells Reuters.
Lundin Says 1Q Profitability Affected by Exploration Costs, FX Losses
Wednesday, April 22, 2015 Sweden's Lundin Petroleum says its profitability for the first quarter of 2014 will be adversely affected by exploration costs and a foreign currency exchange loss.
Cooper Energy Prepares for Production Test at Bunian-3 ST2 Well in Sumatra
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Cooper Energy prepares for production testing at Bunian-3 ST2 development well in Sukananti KSO in South Sumatra, Indonesia.
Kea Faces 'Precarious' Future as it Seeks Shannon Partner
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Kea Petroleum says its future is 'precarious' as it seeks funds to drill the Shannon-1 well.
IHS CERAWeek: Bucking Downturn, Pioneer Sees Adding Rigs Soon
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Pioneer Natural Resources will start adding drilling rigs in June so long as market conditions are favorable, the company's CEO says.
Maersk Drilling: Cheap Oil to Trigger Drilling Sector Take-Over Wave
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 The oil drilling industry faces a wave of take-overs in the next two years as crude prices are expected to remain under $85 per barrel, Claus Hemmingsen, chief executive of Danish Maersk Drilling, says.
Woodside Turns Down Rabat Deep Operatorship
Tuesday, April 21, 2015 Woodside turns down the opportunity to increase its stake in the Rabat Deep license, offshore Morocco, leaving Chariot Oil & Gas seeking a new partner to fund drilling.
Interra Completes CHK 1196 Well in Myanmar's Chauk Field as an Oil Producer
Monday, April 20, 2015 Interra Resources completes CHK 1196 development well in Chauk field in Myanmar as an oil producer.
Atwood Osprey's Drilling Contract Shortened by a Year
Monday, April 20, 2015 Atwood Oceanics reports that Atwood Osprey's current drilling contract has been shortened by a year.
KrisEnergy Finds Oil, Gas at Rossukon-3ST Well in the Gulf of Thailand
Monday, April 20, 2015 KrisEnergy finds hydrocarbons at Rossukon-3ST sidetrack exploration well in G6/48 in the Gulf of Thailand, completing its 2015 drilling program in the block.
BG Group Drills Dry Well in the North Sea
Friday, April 17, 2015 BG Group comes up dry in the Norwegian North Sea with its 34/3-5 exploration well southeast of the Knarr field.
Argentina Launches Lawsuit against Falkands Oil Drillers
Friday, April 17, 2015 Argentina begins legal proceedings against five companies, including three UK firms, that are drilling for oil and gas offshore the Falkland Islands.
Nervesa Gas Field Gets Environmental OK
Friday, April 17, 2015 Sound Oil says it is set to receive the go-ahead to produce from its Nervesa gas field in northern Italy after getting environmental approval from the Veneto region.
Key Gibraltar Drills Rossukon-3ST Well in the Gulf of Thailand
Thursday, April 16, 2015 Key Gibraltar jackup spuds Rossukon-3ST sidetrack exploration well in Block G6/48 in the Gulf of Thailand.
AWE Finds Gas Shows at Irwin-1 Exploration Well in Onshore Perth Basin
Thursday, April 16, 2015 AWE finds gas shows at Irwin-1 exploration well in the onshore Perth Basin, Western Australia.
Argentina's YPF Sees Cost Of Vaca Muerta Drilling Falling 10%
Thursday, April 16, 2015 The cost of drilling wells in Argentina's vast but barely tapped Vaca Muerta formation will fall at least 10% by the end of 2016, Miguel Galuccio, YPF CEO, says.
Citic Continues Drilling at Lofin-2 Appraisal Well in Indonesia's Seram PSC
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 Citic continues drilling at Lofin-2 appraisal well in Seram (Non-Bula) production sharing contract in eastern Indonesia.
KrisEnergy Finds Hydrocarbons at Rossukon-3 Exploration Well Off Thailand
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 KrisEnergy finds hydrocarbons at Rossukon-3 exploration well in Block G6/48 in the Gulf of Thailand.
UMW Commences Arbitration as Frontier Breaches UMW Naga 7 Contract
Wednesday, April 15, 2015 UMW Offshore Drilling commences arbitration in Singapore regarding a breach of contract by Philippines' Frontier Drilling for the UMW Naga 7 jackup.
Essar Plans Exploration Drilling in Two Offshore Blocks in India, Vietnam
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Essar plans to drill exploration wells at two offshore blocks in India and Vietnam around September/October, according to a senior company official.
Kemp: US Shale Boom Nears Turning Point
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Oil production from major US shale plays will decline by almost 60,000 barrels per day between April and May.
Sakhalin-1 Sets New Extended Reach Drilling Record
Tuesday, April 14, 2015 Sakhalin-1 Consortium drills the world's longest well at the Chayvo field in the Russian Far East.
Ithaca Finishes Stella Field Development Drilling
Monday, April 13, 2015 Ithaca Energy completes flow test operations on the final development well on its Stella field, with the well achieving a flow rate of more than 8,000 barrels per day.
Falklands Oil Drillers Scale Back after Price Slump
Monday, April 13, 2015 Oil explorers drilling in the Falkland Islands shelve plans to drill a second well in the southeast Falklands following the steep drop in oil prices.
Gulf International Drilling's Contracts Hit by Low Oil Prices
Monday, April 13, 2015 Sharp oil price decline negatively impacts on Gulf Drilling International's drilling contracts, with one cancelled and the other being renegotiated.
Norshore Atlantic Prepares for Well Intervention Work at Langsa Off Sumatra
Friday, April 10, 2015 Norshore Atlantic multipurpose drilling vessel to perform well intervention work for Pertamina Blue Sky Langsa at Langsa TAC, offshore Indonesia.
US Begins Formal Review Of Shell's Arctic Drilling Plan
Friday, April 10, 2015 The US Interior Department says it received a plan by Shell to explore drilling opportunities in the Arctic.
Transerv Gets Ready to Drill 2 Wells at Warro Gas Field in Perth Basin
Friday, April 10, 2015 Transerv Energy gets ready to drill Warro-5 and 6 wells in Warro gas field in Perth Basin, Western Australia.
Carnarvon Confirms Drilling of Roc-1 Well to Proceed as Planned
Thursday, April 09, 2015 Carnarvon Petroleum confirms that drilling of Roc-1 exploration well in permit WA-437-P off Western Australia would not be affected despite field operator Apache's sale of its Australian assets to private equity funds.
Exploration Drilling Continues at Irwin-1 Well in Onshore Perth Basin in WA
Thursday, April 09, 2015 AWE reports that exploration drilling continues at Irwin-1 well in EP 320 in onshore Perth Basin, Western Australia.
Mubadala Completes Development Drilling at Manora Oil Project Off Thailand
Thursday, April 09, 2015 Mubadala Petroleum completes developing drilling at Manora oil field in the Gulf of Thailand.
Cooper Energy Provides Update on Drilling in Indonesia, Australia
Wednesday, April 08, 2015 Cooper Energy provides update on drilling operations in Indonesia and Australia.
Apache Plans to Drill Roc-1 Prospect Offshore Western Australia in 4Q 2015
Tuesday, April 07, 2015 Apache plans to drill Roc-1 prospect in Permit WA-437-P off Western Australia in the last quarter of 2015.
KrisEnergy Spuds Rossukon-3 Exploration Well in Gulf of Thailand
Tuesday, April 07, 2015 KrisEnergy spuds Rossukon-3 exploration well in G6/48 contract area in the Gulf of Thailand.
Mosman Provides Update on Murchison Drilling Program in New Zealand
Monday, April 06, 2015 Mosman Oil and Gas provides an update on drilling program in Murchison permit in New Zealand and corporate developments.
Niko Receives India's Offshore Block D6's MJ Discovery Resources Report
Monday, April 06, 2015 Niko Resources receives independent resources evaluation report on the MJ discovery in Block D6 offshore India from Deloitte.
Petro River Oil Updates Pearsonia Ops in Osage County
Friday, April 03, 2015 Petro River Oil provided an update on its proposed drilling program on its Pearsonia West Concession, as well as other recent corporate activities.
Zebedee Springs Oil, Gas near the Falkland Islands
Thursday, April 02, 2015 Premier and Rockhopper announce the success of the Zebedee well offshore the Falkland Islands, with a hydrocarbon discovery of 136 feet of net pay.
Drilling Continues at Irwin-1 Exploration Well in Onshore Perth Basin
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 AWE reports that drilling continues at Irwin-1 exploration well in onshore Perth Basin, Western Australia.
Jupiter Updates on Kazakhstan Operations, Drilling at East Akkar Field
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 Jupiter Energy updates on operations in Kazakhstan, including drilling at Well 19 in the East Akkar field.
Northern Offshore Delays Delivery of 2 Jackups Now Being Built in China
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 Northern Offshore negotiates a nine-month delay in deliveries of its newbuild jackups Energy Engager and Energy Encounter.
Samson Exploring Strategic Alternatives Due to Low Oil Prices, Debt
Wednesday, April 01, 2015 Samson Resources is exploring strategic alternatives as the company struggles with high debt.
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