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Exploration Development 2005 P10

  • Tue Aug 02 14:08:00 CDT 2005 -- Shell gets 84 leases in Beaufort Sea
    The US Minerals Management Service awarded 84 leases in the Beaufort Sea off Alaska to Shell Offshore Inc.
  • Tue Aug 02 14:08:00 CDT 2005 -- Statoil lets contracts for Tampen area work
    Statoil ASA recently awarded contracts totaling 590 million kroner for development of its Skinfaks oil field and expansion of Rimfaks oil field in the Tampen area of the Norwegian North Sea.
  • Fri Jul 29 15:07:00 CDT 2005 -- UK North Sea step-out indicates hydrocarbons
    Dana Petroleum PLC said an exploration well on Block 23/16b indicated hydrocarbons in the central North Sea block next to Barbara gas-condensate field.
  • Fri Jul 29 15:07:00 CDT 2005 -- Shell reports two discoveries off Nigeria
    Shell Nigeria Ultra Deep Ltd. and Shell Nigeria Exploration Properties Alpha Ltd. reported two deepwater discoveries in a frontier area off Nigeria.
  • Wed Jul 27 14:07:00 CDT 2005 -- Cairn, partners receive five blocks in India
    Cairn Energy PLC and partners received authorization from the Indian government to explore five blocks under the fifth licensing round.
  • Wed Jul 27 13:07:00 CDT 2005 -- PTTEP gets its third PSC off Myanmar
    Thailand's PTT Exploration & Production PLC has signed a third production sharing contract for the Gulf of Martaban off Myanmar.
  • Wed Jul 27 12:07:00 CDT 2005 -- BP adds discovery on Angola deepwater Block 31
    BP has made its seventh oil discovery on ultradeepwater Block 31, 165 km off Angola.
  • Tue Jul 26 17:07:00 CDT 2005 -- Group to explore two blocks in Yemen
    Oil Search Ltd., Sydney, and partners Voyager Energy Ltd. and Adelphi Energy Ltd., both of Perth, and Kuwaiti company Kufpec (Aden) Ltd. have been awarded Blocks 7 and 74 in Yemen's 2005 international bid round.
  • Tue Jul 26 13:07:00 CDT 2005 -- Origin has onshore gas find in Perth basin
    Origin Energy Ltd., Sydney, has confirmed a gas find in two zones in its Tarantula-1 wildcat on the onshore Perth basin permit L11 in Western Australia.
  • Fri Jul 22 13:07:00 CDT 2005 -- Canada independent to explore Russian Caspian block
    Valkyries Petroleum Corp., Vancouver, BC, acquired a 70% interest in the 494,000 acre Lagansky exploration block in the Caspian Sea, began acquiring 424 km of 2D seismic in mid-July, and expects first drilling in second quarter 2006.
  • Fri Jul 22 13:07:00 CDT 2005 -- Canadian Superior wins E&P rights off Trinidad
    Trinidad and Tobago and Canadian Superior Energy Inc. have signed a production-sharing contract for Block 5(c) in the Columbus basin 90 km off the east coast of Trinidad.
  • Mon Jul 18 13:07:00 CDT 2005 -- PGS shoots 4C 3D survey in 1,860 m of water
    Petroleum Geo-Services ASA completed a four-component (4C) 3D seismic survey of a 45 sq km area of giant Roncador field in as much as 1,860 m of water off Brazil.
  • Mon Jul 18 10:07:00 CDT 2005 -- Saudi Aramco lets Khurais field contract
    Saudi Aramco let a front-end engineering and project-management services contract to Foster Wheeler Energy Ltd. for full development of Khurais oil field in Saudi Arabia.
  • Fri Jul 15 15:07:00 CDT 2005 -- Anzon to drill Basker appraisal off Victoria
    Anzon Australia Ltd., Sydney, operator of the proposed Basker-Manta-Gummy oil and gas field development in the Gippsland basin off Victoria, will spud the Basker-2 appraisal well at the end of this month.
  • Fri Jul 15 15:07:00 CDT 2005 -- Petro-Canada signs contracts for work off Trinidad and Tobago
    Petro-Canada has signed three production-sharing contracts with Trinidad and Tobago for offshore exploration.
  • Thu Jul 14 15:07:00 CDT 2005 -- Sakhalin II Phase 2 cost estimate rising
    Sakhalin Energy Investment Co. has warned of sharply higher costs for Phase 2 of the Sakhalin II project in Russia's Far East, according to Royal Dutch/Shell Group, parent of the lead partner.
  • Thu Jul 14 15:07:00 CDT 2005 -- OMV, Ukraine firms to seek Black Sea block
    OMV AG and Ukrainian oil and gas companies NJSC Naftogas and NSC Chornomornaftogaz have signed an agreement to jointly bid this year for a production-sharing agreement in a Black Sea block off Ukraine.
  • Wed Jul 13 13:07:00 CDT 2005 -- Japan to grant East China Sea rights
    Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry may grant exploratory drilling rights in the East China Sea to Teikoku Oil Co. as early as this week, a ministry official said July 13.
  • Tue Jul 12 13:07:00 CDT 2005 -- White Nile to explore Ethiopia, South Sudan
    White Nile Ltd., a Guernsey, UK, oil and gas exploration company owned 50% by the new government of South Sudan, has reached an exploration agreement with Ethiopia and let a contract for seismic work in South Sudan.
  • Mon Jul 11 15:07:00 CDT 2005 -- Development eyed for gas finds off Malaysia
    CS Mutiara Petroleum Sdn. Bhd. was assessing development options after making its fifth discovery in Block PM301 off the northeast coast of Peninsular Malaysia.
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