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Offshore Wells to Watch in 2019
Tuesday, February 05, 2019 Wood Mackenzie's Vice President of Global Exploration, Andrew Latham, singles out 5 conventional offshore wells to watch in 2019.

US Firm Wins UAE Onshore Concession
Monday, February 04, 2019 Occidental's Vicki Hollub and ADNOC's Sultan Ahmed Al Jaber at the signing ceremony. PHOTO SOURCE: ADNOC

Eni Secures Two Deals for Oman Blocks
Monday, January 14, 2019 Eni on Monday announced it had entered into agreements with BP and Oman Oil Company Exploration and Production for two blocks in Oman.

Oil Exploration Activity Will Pick Up in 2019
Wednesday, November 28, 2018 There will be a pick up in oil exploration activity next year, according to a new report.

Less Appetite for Exploration Drilling
Monday, November 12, 2018 There's less appetite for exploration drilling, according to Rystad Energy.

A Better Approach to Conventional Oil Exploration
Wednesday, October 31, 2018 The history of oil exploration is one of trying to overcome the odds.

Eni Makes New Gas Discovery in Egypt
Thursday, August 30, 2018 Eni has announced a discovery well on the Faramid South exploration prospect in East Obayed Concession.

OGA Awards New Contracts to Help Stimulate UKCS Exploration Activity
Wednesday, August 08, 2018 The UK's Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) has awarded new contracts through government funding 'to continue to stimulate exploration activity on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS)'.

Minister: Exxon 'Very Hopeful' of Success in Discovering 'Big Cache' of Oil
Tuesday, August 07, 2018 ExxonMobil is 'very hopeful' of success in discovering a 'big cache' of oil off the Indus Delta, the Pakistan minister for maritime affairs and foreign affairs, Abdullah Hussain Haroon, said in a press statement.

SDX Hits Gas Onshore Egypt
Monday, July 23, 2018 SDX Energy says a gas discovery has been made at its onshore SD-3X well in Egypt's South Disouq Concession.

Eni Announces Oil Discovery in Egyptian Western Desert
Monday, July 09, 2018 Eni announces a second oil discovery in the Fagur Basin in the Egyptian Western Desert.

Eni Denies Talk Of Major New Discovery In Egypt
Monday, July 02, 2018 Italian oil and gas group Eni denies media reports that it has made a major new discovery in Egypt.

New Proposals May Help Resolve Israel/Lebanon Oil And Gas Dispute
Tuesday, June 05, 2018 New ideas proposed in US back-channel mediation of an Israeli-Lebanese maritime dispute raise the prospect of a partial deal this year, Israel's energy minister says.

Lebanon Begins Offshore Oil And Gas Exploration
Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Lebanon's search for its first oil and gas reserves begins.

Egypt Sets Deadlines For Oil And Gas Exploration Bids
Tuesday, May 22, 2018 Egypt has set October 1 and October 8 deadlines for 2 major international tenders for oil and gas exploration spanning 27 onshore and offshore blocks, the oil ministry says.

Rystad Energy: 100 Offshore Projects to be Sanctioned in 2018
Thursday, May 03, 2018 Oil market 'tailwind' likely to spark 100 offshore project sanctions in 2018.

Eni Makes Oil Discovery in Egyptian Desert
Thursday, May 03, 2018 Eni SpA makes an oil discovery on the A-2X exploration prospect.

No Oil Majors Win Contracts In Iraq Exploration, Development Auction
Thursday, April 26, 2018 Iraq failed to attract investment from oil majors in its oil and gas exploration/development contract auction.

Iraq to Auction Oil Exploration Contracts on Thursday
Monday, April 23, 2018 Iraq is offering 11 new blocks for exploration in border areas with Iran and Kuwait and in offshore Gulf waters.

Iraq Postpones Oil And Gas Auction To April 25
Thursday, April 12, 2018 Iraq has postponed its oil and gas bidding round for 11 new blocks to April 25.

UAE's ADNOC Launches Oil And Gas Exploration Round
Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Abu Dhabi National Oil Company is launching a competitive exploration and production licensing round for 6 oil and gas blocks, its first ever.

Bahrain Says New Discovery Contains Estimated 80B Barrels Of Tight Oil
Wednesday, April 04, 2018 Bahrain's oil minister says the estimated oil reserves in a newly discovered field, the kingdom's largest ever, is at least 80 billion barrels of tight oil.

ExxonMobil, Total Join Majors Interested in Iraq April 15 Oil Auction
Thursday, March 29, 2018 ExxonMobil, Total and Lukoil are among international companies interested to win rights.

Apache Corporation Makes 'Significant' Oil Discovery in North Sea
Monday, March 26, 2018 Apache Corporation makes a 'significant' new oil discovery on Block 9/18a Area-W in the UK sector of the North Sea.