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Carnarvon Completes 2D Seismic Onshore Thailand
Monday, August 31, 2009Carnarvon Petroleum has completed the acquisition of the 548 km of 2D seismic survey data in the L20/50 concession, onshore Thailand.

Carnarvon Increases 2D Seismic Coverage Onshore Thailand
Tuesday, August 18, 2009Carnarvon Petroleum has increased the coverage of its 2D seismic survey in the L20/50 block, onshore Thailand.

Jones-Stewart Well to Be Completed as Gas Producer
Tuesday, October 21, 2008The Jones-Stewart Gas Unit-1 well on the Herradura prospect will be completed as a gas producer.

Sun Resources Lines up Funding for Thailand Venture
Tuesday, June 10, 2008Sun Resources has secured $4 million through the placing of convertible notes, with the intention of using the money toward seismic and drilling programs in Thailand.

Sun Resources to Raise Funds for Thailand Exploration
Friday, November 30, 2007Sun Resources has resolved to place up to 25,882,262 ordinary shares in Sun Resources at an issue price of $0.095 per share to raise A$2,458,814.80 for exploration activities in Thailand.

Sun Resources Takes Stake in Bondi-Coogee
Monday, November 05, 2007Sun Resources farmed into the exploration and development of the high potential Bondi-Coogee Prospect complex, in Wharton County, Gulf Coast, South Texas, last month.

Sun Resources Increases Presence in Texas
Wednesday, October 10, 2007Sun Resources NL has strengthened its exploration activities through a joint venture with Texon Petroleum Ltd by way of a farmin on the exploration and development of the high potential Bondi-Coogee Prospect complex, in Wharton County.

Sun Resources Participates in 20th Licensing Round in Thailand
Friday, September 28, 2007Sun Resources is following and delivering a strategy of building up significant cash flow in the US Onshore Gulf Coast and then applying these funds to develop and participate in larger scale projects, particularly in SE Asia.

Sun Resources Sees Excellent Results from Flour Bluff Workover Program
Thursday, August 30, 2007The operator of the Flour Bluff Gas Fields commenced a workover program mid June on wells, D-18, D-19 and D-24, and now whilst equipment is at site on the Smith #1 well.

Kriti Exploration Successfully Tests Lake Long Well
Tuesday, July 31, 2007A successful test has been conducted in the Middle Hollywood Sand interval of the SL 328 #9 well at Lake Long Field in Louisiana.

FAR: Electric Logs Confirm Gas Pay at Lake Long Project
Thursday, June 28, 2007First Australian Resources says that the S/L 328 #9 well on its Hollywood Prospect in Lake Long, La., has encountered gas pay in the Upper and Middle Hollywood pressure test.

Empyrean: Gas Zone Drilled in Project Margarita Well
Thursday, June 21, 2007Empyrean Energy PLC said that the Dona Carlota-1, a well on the Margarita gas exploration project onshore the Texas Gulf Coast, has been successfully drilled to a total depth of 1,524 meters.

FAR Announces Field Discovery in South Louisiana
Wednesday, June 06, 2007First Australian Resources Limited (FAR) said that testing of the Marceaux #1 well, located at the Kicker Prospect in Vermilion Parish, La., confirms a new oilfield discovery. FAR owns a 5% stake in the prospect.

Empyrean: Record Rains, Flooding Delay Shallow Drilling at Margarita
Tuesday, June 05, 2007Empyrean Energy PLC on Tuesday issued the update below regarding Phase 2 of its shallow drilling program at Project Margarita on the Texas Gulf Coast.

Empyrean: Final Shallow Drilling Program Begins at Project Margarita
Monday, May 21, 2007Empyrean Energy PLC on Monday reported that the Final Wells shallow drilling program at Project Margarita on the Texas Gulf Coast is now underway with the spudding of Agavero #1 over the weekend.

FAR Reports Spudding of Lake Long Well
Tuesday, May 15, 2007The SL 328#9 well in the Lake Long Project in Lafourche Parish, La., spudded on May 12, 2007, according to First Australian Resources Limited (FAR).

Vicpet: Early Redback Drilling Proposed
Tuesday, May 15, 2007Following the successful outcome of the start of the initial ongoing drilling program on the Margarita Project area, onshore Gulf Coast, South Texas, Victoria Petroleum NL has further increased its exploration activities in this prolific area.

Sun: Hollywood Well Set to Spud
Thursday, May 10, 2007Sun Resources NL reported that the S.L. 328 #9 well (previously Long Lake #9) was expected to spud Friday on the Hollywood Prospect in Lafourche Parish, La.

Sun Resources Goes 'Hollywood' in South La.
Thursday, April 26, 2007Sun Resources NL, through its U.S. subsidiary Sun Delta, Inc ("Sun"), has farmed into a development project in the Lake Long Field area in Lafourche Parish, La.

Empyrean: Project Margarita Production Begins
Wednesday, April 18, 2007Empyrean Energy PLC on Wednesday announced the following update with regard to the Project Margarita shallow drilling program on the Texas Gulf Coast.

Empyrean Encouraged by Early Milagro #1 Results
Thursday, February 22, 2007Empyrean Energy PLC said that the Milagro #1 well reached total depth and wireline logging operations commenced on Tuesday. The well is the second in the Project Margarita shallow gas exploration drilling program on the Texas Gulf Coast.

Empyrean: Project Margarita Well to Be Cased for Tests
Friday, February 02, 2007Empyrean Energy PLC announced that the first well at the Margarita project, El Viejito-1 was drilled to a total depth of 1,932 meters (6,340 ft) on 31 January 2007.

Empyrean Chair Reports 'Significant Progress' at Sugarloaf
Friday, December 29, 2006Empyrean Energy Plc on Friday announced its interim results for the period ended 30 September 2006. Chairman Patrick Cross' statement follows.

Empyrean, Partners Spud 'Project Margarita' Well in South Texas
Thursday, December 21, 2006Empyrean Energy PLC reported that drilling has commenced on the El Viejito Prospect on Project Margarita, South Texas, USA.

Empyrean Energy to Earn Stake in Project Margarita
Tuesday, December 05, 2006Empyrean Energy has reached agreement with the Wandoo Joint Venture to earn a 44% Working Interest in Project Margarita, South Texas.

Seismic Work Completed in Carnarvon Basin
Tuesday, December 13, 2005Strike Oil announces that the M/V Pacific Sword completed seismic operations on December 9th. There were no loss of time for weather or for environmental and safety incidents.

Strike Oil Begins Seismic Survey of Peawah and Sherlock Prospects
Friday, November 25, 2005Strike Oil NL will be operating five surveys between the Dampier and Exmouth Gulf.

Sun Resources Says Malta Seismic Work Delayed
Monday, September 19, 2005At the end of June 2005 preparations were underway for a seismic vessel for the 2-D infill seismic program in ESA Area 5. However, following a meeting the Government of Malta in July the joint venture, at the Maltese Government's request, has suspended the seismic survey for 6 months to assist the government in facilitating the resolution of the border issues it has with both Tunisia and Libya.

Sun Resources Begins Flour Bluff Gas Project in Texas
Thursday, February 03, 2005Sun Resources reports that the three well exploration and development program and three well work over program at Flour Bluff, Gulf Coast Corpus Christi, Texas, has commenced.

Sun Resources Says Cooper 1 Well Disappointing
Tuesday, January 04, 2005Sun Resources reports that the Cooper 1 well was completed on the Champion Prospect in EP325 in the offshore Carnarvon Basin, Western Australia.

Sun Resources Says Cooper 1 to Spud by End of Year
Friday, December 17, 2004Sun Resources says that the Ensco 56 is expected to spud the Cooper 1 on the Champion Prospect in EP325 well as soon as it finishes operations on the Boojum 1 well in permit TP-/18.

Apache to Drill Back-to-Back wells in WA-261-P in Early 2005
Wednesday, September 29, 2004Apache plans to drill back-to-back wells in its Gats and Vesta prospects offshore Australia in early 2005.

Sun Resources to Evaluate Libyan Exploration Opportunities
Friday, August 20, 2004Sun Resources has decided to assess exploration and production opportunities in Libya.

Seismic Survey Offshore Malta Has Commenced
Monday, August 09, 2004Sun Resources reports that the previously delayed 260 line kilometer 2D seismic survey on Exploration Study Area 5 of the offshore Malta Project in the southern Mediterranean Sea is now underway by LARGE Ltd.

Muggles-1 Well Offshore Australia Comes Up Dry
Tuesday, July 06, 2004The Muggles-1 well offshore Australia has been plugged and abandonded after failing to find gas.

Muggles-1 Well to Spud This Week
Monday, June 28, 2004Apache Northwest Pty reports that the Ensco-56 is currently on tow to the Muggles-1 location offshore Australia.

Drilling of Vesta-1 Well Pushed Back
Friday, May 14, 2004Apache says it is likely that Vesta will remain undrilled on expiration of the drilling contract due to development wells having priority over exploration wells in the remaining wells slots after the Muggles-1 well.

Drilling of Muggles-1 Well Delayed
Thursday, May 13, 2004Apache reports that drilling of the Muggles Prospect will be delayed due to delays on its two well development program at the Legendre Oilfield.

Strike Oil Acquires Stake in Offshore Carnarvon Basin Permit
Tuesday, May 11, 2004Victoria Petroleum has entered into a farmin agreement with Strike Oil, whereby Strike Oil will earn a 40% equity in exploration permit EP 325 and also an option to earn a 40% equity in the adjacent EP 41 Part 1 Block by operating and participating in the drilling of the Champion-1 offshore exploration well in EP 325.

Sun Resources and Partners Begin Seismic Work Offshore Malta
Friday, May 07, 2004Sun Resources reports that seismic work will commence on Exploration Study Area ("ESA") 5 of the offshore Malta Project in the southern Mediterranean Sea on May 13.

Sun Says Drilling of Vesta 1 Well Offshore Australia Delayed
Tuesday, February 24, 2004Sun Resources reports that drilling of the Vesta 1 well in located offshore Australia in the Carnarvon Basin, permit WA-261-P, has been delayed until late April-May 2004.

Drilling Operations Delayed at Vesta 1 Well
Monday, December 22, 2003Sun Resources reports that drilling operations at the Vesta 1 well located offshore Australia in permit WA-261-P in the Carnarvon Basin has been delayed until mid to late first quarter 2004.

Sun Resources Farms into Pancontinental's Malta Acreage
Friday, July 25, 2003Sun Resources has agreed to fund the upcoming sesimic work in Malta's Area 5 for a 20% equity in the project.

Apache Drills Duster in Carnarvon Basin
Wednesday, July 16, 2003Apache Energy reports that the Kilauea-1 well located in permit WAS-257-P in the Carnarvon Basin offshore Australia has reached a final total depth of 3,426 meters RT and logging operations are being carried out before the plugging and abandoning the well.

Apache Spuds Kilauea 1 Offshore Australia
Wednesday, July 02, 2003Apache will spud the Kilauea 1 well located offshore Australia in Carnarvon Basin permit WA-257-P this week using the Ensco 56.