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Exploration Development 2005 P

  • 08/24/2005 -- SOCO wildcat strikes oil off Vietnam
    SOCO International PLC, London, said its wildcat well TGT-1X confirmed the presence of oil in sedimentary clastic reservoirs on eastern Block 16-1 off Vietnam.
  • 08/30/2005 -- CNOOC, partners to survey Spratly Islands area
    China National Offshore Oil Corp., Philippine National Oil Co., and Vietnam Oil & Gas Corp. have agreed to shoot marine seismic surveys around the disputed Spratly Islands in the South China Sea.
  • 08/30/2005 -- S. Korean group gets two blocks off Nigeria
    A South Korean consortium will sign a production-sharing agreement in September covering the OPL 321 and OPL 323 areas off Nigeria.
  • 09/09/2005 -- Premier, Shell plan wildcat off Pakistan
    A consortium led by operator Shell Development & Offshore Pakistan BV plans to invest more than $40 million to drill an exploratory well in Block 2365-1 on the Indus E deepwater oil exploration license off Pakistan.
  • 09/09/2005 -- Petrobras, Statoil win block off Nigeria
    The Nigerian government has awarded an offshore production license to Petróleo Brasileiro SA and Statoil ASA for deepwater OPL 315 off Nigeria.
  • 09/13/2005 -- Hydrocarbons found in Miocene off India
    The P1-A deepwater well on Block D6 in the Krishna-Godavari basin off eastern India became the first hydrocarbon discovery in the Miocene interval, said participant Niko Resources Ltd., Calgary.
  • 09/15/2005 -- EnCana reports oil discovery off Brazil
    EnCana Corp. has reported an oil discovery on Block BM-C-7 in the Campos basin, about 75 km off Brazil.
  • 09/21/2005 -- CanWest to drill Alberta oil sands prospect
    CanWest Petroleum Corp., Calgary, plans to drill 12 exploratory holes this winter on the Eagle Nest Prospect in the Athabasca oil sands of Alberta.
  • 09/26/2005 -- S. Korea assessing N. Korean development
    South Korea's government is seeking to jointly develop North Korean oil and natural gas resources and is currently evaluating their commercial potential.
  • 09/26/2005 -- GDF gets contract to explore off Egypt
    Egyptian Natural Gas Holding Co. let a production sharing contract to Gaz de France for a 100% stake in the 1,364 sq km West El Burullus exploration block in the Mediterranean Sea off Alexandria.
  • 09/27/2005 -- Japan boosts surveillance in E. China Sea
    Japan plans to step up surveillance of its disputed maritime border region in the East China Sea to prevent China from developing natural gas fields in the area.
  • 09/27/2005 -- Hardman cuts oil, gas pay in Tevet appraisal
    Australia's Hardman Resources Ltd. said its Tevet-2 appraisal well off Mauritania cut "gas and oil-bearing sands" similar in thickness to those at its Tevet-1 discovery well (OGJ, Dec. 6, 2004, p. 42).
  • 09/27/2005 -- Statoil's Tulipan wildcat finds gas
    Statoil ASA has discovered a small gas deposit in early Tertiary sandstones at 2,600 m in its Tulipan prospect in Production License 251 in the Norwegian Sea.
  • 09/28/2005 -- Sonoran Energy to explore Azraq Block
    Sonoran Energy Inc., London, has finalized the terms of a production-sharing agreement (PSA) with Jordan's state Natural Resources Authority for the exploration and development of the 11,250 sq km Azraq Block east of Amman.
  • 09/29/2005 -- Kurdistan, Heritage plan Iraq field study
    The government of the autonomous region of Kurdistan in northern Iraq has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with K Petroleum Co. (KPC) for field studies over an area adjacent to Taq Taq oil field in northeastern Iraq.
  • 09/29/2005 -- Irish independent takes Panama Caribbean block
    The Panama government awarded Circle Oil PLC, Limerick, Ireland, exploration rights to Block A covering 30,000 sq km in the Caribbean Sea off El Porvenir.
  • 10/03/2005 -- Repsol YPF group notches Libya Murzuk oil find
    A group led by Repsol YPF SA discovered its fifth oil field on 4,300 sq km Block NC 186 in the Murzuk basin in the Sahara Desert 800 km south of Tripoli, Libya.
  • 10/03/2005 -- BG Tunisia to develop Hasdrubal field
    BG Tunisia Ltd. let a contract to Petrofac Ltd., Woking, UK, for front-end engineering and design for development of Hasdrubal oil and condensate field off Tunisia.
  • 10/04/2005 -- BG, Statoil win Libyan onshore licenses
    BG Group and Statoil, bidding together and separately in Libya's recent licensing round, won exploration and production sharing agreements to several onshore areas.
  • 10/04/2005 -- Japan seeks more talks in dispute with China
    Japan has proposed to China to hold further talks on Oct. 19 in an effort to resolve their dispute over oil and gas drilling in the East China Sea.

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