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CNPC Reports New Oil Field Discovery In Western China - Xinhua
Friday, December 01, 2017 China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) discovers a new oil field, according to the official Xinhua News agency.

Mexico's Pemex Makes Biggest Onshore Oil Find in 15 Years - President
Friday, November 03, 2017 Pemex has made its biggest onshore oil discovery in 15 years with a find in the eastern state of Veracruz, President Enrique Pena Nieto said.

ExxonMobil 'Puts Guyana on the Map' with Discovery
Thursday, October 05, 2017 Could ExxonMobil attain 2 billion-barrel oil reserves mark offshore Guyana?

Private Oil Made a Big Find in Mexico. Now State Oil Wants a Cut
Wednesday, October 04, 2017 The rush of enthusiasm that followed the July find has turned into a nervous wait.

Sources: India ONGC Strikes 'Good' Offshore Oil, Gas Find
Wednesday, September 20, 2017 ONGC's latest discovery is estimated to hold in-place reserves of about 20 million tonnes.

Mexico Oil Privatization Pays Off With Billion-Barrel Find
Wednesday, July 12, 2017 It's the first new find by a private company in the country in almost 80 years, according to consultant Wood Mackenzie.

Eni Makes New Discovery in Barents Sea
Monday, July 03, 2017 Italian energy company Eni makes a new discovery in the PL532 license, southwest of the Johan Castberg field.

Rosneft Discovers Hydrocarbons on Eastern Arctic Shelf
Monday, June 19, 2017 Rosneft discoveres hydrocarbon deposits on the Eastern Arctic shelf.

Faroe Petroleum Hits Oil in Norwegian North Sea
Tuesday, June 13, 2017 Independent oil and gas company Faroe Petroleum hits oil in a 'sand rich reservoir of very good quality' in the Norwegian North Sea.

Repsol Uncovers Largest Volume of Gas in 5 Years
Tuesday, June 06, 2017 Repsol uncovers its largest volume of gas in 5 years offshore Trinidad and Tobago.

BP, Kosmos Make Major Gas Find Off Coast Of Senegal
Monday, May 08, 2017 BP and joint venture partner Kosmos Energy reveal a major gas discovery off Senegal.

Eni CEO Says Mexico Oil Find Likely Bigger Than Estimates
Wednesday, March 29, 2017 Eni says there could be more than 800 million barrels of oil in place in its recent discovery off the coast of Mexico.

GLA is 'Single Accumulation', Largest Undeveloped UKCS Find
Monday, March 27, 2017 Hurricane Energy plc believes the Greater Lancaster Area is a single hydrocarbon accumulation, making it the largest undeveloped discovery on the UK Continental Shelf.

BP Makes Third Gas Discovery In Egypt's North Damietta Concession
Sunday, March 26, 2017 BP has made a gas discovery in the North Damietta Offshore Concession in Egypt's East Nile Delta, its third in the block.

Statoil Makes North Sea Oil, Gas Discovery
Friday, March 24, 2017 Statoil Petroleum AS makes an oil and gas discovery in the North Sea through well 34/10-55 S, the Norwegian petroleum Directorate reveals.

Repsol Makes 'Largest US Onshore Discovery in 30 Years'
Friday, March 10, 2017 Repsol and partner Armstrong Energy state that they have made the largest U.S. onshore conventional hydrocarbons discovery in 30 years.

Statoil Makes Gas Find Offshore Norway
Friday, March 10, 2017 Statoil Petroleum AS makes a gas discovery through wildcat well 6507/3-12 and appraisal well 6507/3-12 A offshore Norway.

Cairn Energy: SNE-5 Appraisal Well Hits Oil, Gas
Tuesday, March 07, 2017 Cairn Energy plc announces that multiple samples of oil and gas have been recovered at the SNE-5 appraisal well offshore Senegal.

Lundin Norway Makes Oil, Gas Find in Barents Sea
Friday, February 24, 2017 Lundin Norway AS, operator of production license 533, has made an oil and gas discovery in the Barents Sea, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate announces.

Future Giant Discoveries Could be Lurking Offshore South Africa
Thursday, February 23, 2017 Future giant discoveries may be lurking in the Outeniqua Basin offshore South Africa, according to Anongporn Intawong, a team leader geologist at Spectrum.

Lukoil Finds Oil at Iraq Well
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 Lukoil reveals that it has hit oil at the Eridu 1 exploration well in southern Iraq's Block 10.

TGS Reveals Industry's 'Most Comprehensive' Well Database in Permian Basin
Wednesday, February 15, 2017 Seismic surveyor TGS announces the immediate availability of the 'exploration and production industry's most comprehensive well database in the Permian Basin'.

Aminex Hits Gas at Tanzania Well
Monday, February 06, 2017 Aminex plc reveals that the Ntorya-2 appraisal well in Tanzania has encountered a gross gas bearing reservoir unit of approximately 167 feet.

Statoil Makes Gas Discovery Within North Sea Valemon Field
Friday, February 03, 2017 Statoil makes a new gas discovery on the Valemon field, called Valemon West, 2 years after the asset came on stream.

Angus Energy Discovers Hydrocarbons at Onshore UK Well
Thursday, January 26, 2017 Angus Energy plc says hydrocarbons have been encountered in all targeted zones at the onshore UK Brockham oil field.

Tullow Finds Oil in Kenyan Erut-1 Well
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Tullow Oil plc announces that the Erut-1 well in Block 13T, Northern Kenya, has discovered oil.

Eni: Oil, Gas Discovery in Norwegian Sea
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 Eni announces that a new oil and gas discovery has been made within the PL128/128D licenses in the Norwegian Sea.

ExxonMobil Strikes More Oil Offshore Guyana
Thursday, January 12, 2017 ExxonMobil makes a new oil discovery and finds additional resources for its Liza field offshore Guyana.

DNO Makes Oil Find in Kurdistan Region of Iraq
Monday, January 09, 2017 Oil has been discovered in the Cretaceous horizon in the southern flank of the Peshkabir field.

W&T Offshore Strikes Black Gold at Mahogany Field
Friday, January 06, 2017 New WAZ seismic data leads W&T Offshore to drilling success at Mahogany.

Northern Europe's Top Offshore Oil, Gas Discoveries in 2016
Thursday, December 29, 2016 Rigzone highlights the biggest oil and gas discoveries offshore Northern Europe in 2016.

ExxonMobil: New Gas Discovery at Papua New Guinea Well
Wednesday, December 28, 2016 Exxon Mobil Corporation announced Wednesday a new natural gas discovery in the Papua New Guinea North Highlands, 13 miles northwest of the Hides Gas Field.

Aker BP Makes North Sea Find
Friday, December 23, 2016 Aker BP ASA, operator of production license 442, has encountered oil at well 25/2-18 S, offshore Norway, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate announced Friday.

Hydrocarbons Encountered at Te Giac Trang Field Offshore Vietnam
Tuesday, December 20, 2016 Soco International plc announced Tuesday that 2 infill development wells on the Te Giac Trang field, in Block 16-1 offshore southeast Vietnam, have encountered hydrocarbons.

Lincoln Well Discovers 'Significant' Oil Column
Monday, December 19, 2016 Hurricane Energy plc announced Monday that the Lincoln well, located west of the Shetland Islands, has discovered a "significant" oil column.

Lundin Norway AS Makes Oil, Gas Discovery in Southern Barents Sea
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 Lundin Norway AS makes an oil and gas discovery at the Neiden exploration well 7220/6-2R, located in PL609 in the southern Barents Sea.

Prospect Of Offshore Oil Offers Mixed Blessing For Somalia
Monday, November 07, 2016 Somalia looks more likely to strike oil than gas in its long pursuit of offshore riches, making it easier for the African state to exploit any windfall.

OGDCL Makes Pakistan Gas Find
Thursday, November 03, 2016 Oil & Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) announced Thursday that it has discovered gas through its 95% owned exploration well Mithri #1, located in Pakistan's Sindh Province.

New Polish Commercial Gas Discovery Would Have Minimal Employment Impact
Wednesday, November 02, 2016 Although a new commercial gas discovery would be likely to attract more foreign exploration and production investment in Poland, its impact in terms of industry employment would be minimal.

Statoil Says Sizeable Oil Finds In North Sea Still Possible
Tuesday, November 01, 2016 Norway's Statoil believes sizeable oil finds can still be made in the North Sea even though the area has been explored for decades, a senior company executive said on Tuesday.

Statoil Submits PDO for Trestakk Discovery
Tuesday, November 01, 2016 Statoil, on behalf of the license holders, has submitted a Plan for Development and Operation of the Trestakk discovery, offshore Norway, to the Norwegian minister for petroleum and energy, Tord Lien.

Roxi Hits Oil in Kazakhstan's Deep Well A6
Friday, October 28, 2016 Roxi Petroleum plc announced Friday that it has hit oil in Deep Well A6, located in Kazakhstan's BNG Contract Area.

Inpex Hits Gas Offshore Japan
Friday, October 28, 2016 Inpex Corporation reveals that gas has been found at an exploration well offshore the Shimane and Yamaguchi prefectures in Japan.

ExxonMobil Finds Potential 1 Billion Barrel Oil Field Offshore Nigeria
Thursday, October 27, 2016 ExxonMobil has a 27% interest holding in the Owowo field with Chevron, Total, Nexen and the Nigeria Petroleum Development Company.

CNPC's Natgas Block In Peru Likely Has 3-4 TCF In Reserves
Wednesday, October 19, 2016 China National Petroleum Corporation Corp likely has 3-4 trillion cubic feet of proven natural gas reserves in an energy block it operates in southern Peru, Peru's president said Tuesday.

Faroe Petroleum: Oil, Gas Discovery Made in Norwegian Sea
Tuesday, October 18, 2016 An oil and gas discovery has been made at the Njord North Flank in the Norwegian Sea, says independent oil and gas company Faroe Petroleum.

HHD Looking to Conduct Significant Appraisal Testing at Horse Hill Find
Monday, October 17, 2016 Horse Hill Developments Ltd submits a planning application to Surrey County Council seeking permission to conduct further significant appraisal testing and drilling at the Horse Hill-1 discovery.

Total E&P Norge Makes Gas Discovery Offshore Norway
Monday, October 17, 2016 Total E&P Norge, operator of production license 043, has made a gas/condensate discovery through wildcat well 30/4-3 S, located offshore Norway.

BHP Strikes Oil at Caicos in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico
Wednesday, October 05, 2016 BHP Billiton reports exploration success with its Caicos well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico.

Caelus Claims Large-Scale Oil Find on Alaska's North Slope
Wednesday, October 05, 2016 Caelus Energy Alaska makes an oil discovery of 6 billion barrels of oil in place off Alaska's North Slope.