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Exploration Development 2005 P14

  • 04/12/2005 -- Myanmar gas find highlights pipeline talks
    A new gas discovery on Block A-1 off Myanmar highlights trilateral negotiations over a pipeline proposed for the region.
  • 04/11/2005 -- Exploration picks up in Taranaki basin off New Zealand
    Australian Worldwide Exploration Ltd., Sydney, said it may participate in as many as five high-impact exploration wells off the New Zealand north island in the next 12 months.
  • 04/07/2005 -- Total gets approval to develop Forvie
    Total SA has received development approval from the UK Department of Trade and Industry for Forvie North gas and condensate field on North Sea Block 3/15, 440 km northeast of Aberdeen.
  • 04/07/2005 -- Study sees leap in prices needed for US drilling
    Rising finding and development and operating costs have created sharp increases in the oil and gas prices producers need to support US drilling, said a report by Lehman Bros. Equity Research.
  • 04/06/2005 -- Total wins block off Cameroon
    Total SA has received the Dissoni exploration block in the Rio del Ray basin off Cameroon under a restricted tender by the government.
  • 04/05/2005 -- KNOC seeks FSO for fields off Vietnam
    Korea National Oil signed a letter of intent with Modec Inc. as part of a consortium with Mitsui & Co. and Petroleum Technical Services Co., a subsidiary of Vietnam Oil & Gas Corp. (Petrovietnam), for a floating storage and offloading vessel for KNOC's Rong Doi and Rong Doi Tay fields off Vietnam.
  • 04/01/2005 -- Vaalco to drill exploration well off Gabon
    Vaalco Energy Inc., Houston, plans to use the GSF Aleutian Key semisubmersible to drill an exploration well on the Avouma South prospect off Gabon.
  • 04/01/2005 -- BP makes sixth find on Block 31 off Angola
    BP Exploration (Angola) Ltd. has made its sixth deepwater discovery on Block 31, 170 km off Angola and 31 km northwest of the recent Palas discovery (OGJ Online, Feb. 15, 2005).
  • 03/31/2005 -- Europa notes Romania wildcat, UK completion
    Falcon Oil & Gas, operator, spudded the Fratauti-1 exploration well 6 km from Radauti in northern Romania, reported Europa Oil & Gas (Holdings) PLC, London.
  • 03/31/2005 -- Nexus eyes Longtom gas field development
    Nexus Energy Ltd., Melbourne, said it believes Longtom gas field, on Permit Vic/P54 in the Gippsland basin off Victoria, contains commercial gas reserves.
  • 03/31/2005 -- Beaufort Sea OCS sale draws strong bidding
    Outer Continental Shelf Lease Sale 195 attracted strong bidding for blocks in the Beaufort Sea off Alaska.
  • 03/31/2005 -- Sibneft wins licenses in Western Siberia
    Russia's Sibneft has won development rights for the Salymskiy-2 and Salymskiy-3 Blocks in the Khanty-Mansiisk Autonomous District of Western Siberia.
  • 03/29/2005 -- MMS issues notice for OCS Sale 196
    The US Minerals Management Service has issued a proposed notice for Western Gulf of Mexico Outer Continental Shelf Lease Sale 196 scheduled Aug. 17.
  • 03/28/2005 -- Sudan okays Thar Jath field development
    Sudanese government officials signed a contract with the Sudanese White Nile Petroleum Co. authorizing development of Thar Jath oil field on Block 5A (see map, OGJ, Oct. 27, 2003, p. 46).
  • 03/22/2005 -- Mad Dog appraisal well extends field
    An appraisal well and three sidetracks drilled on the deepwater Mad Dog Southwest Ridge in the Gulf of Mexico encountered significant hydrocarbon pay.
  • 03/21/2005 -- Aramco signs contracts for megaprojects
    Saudi Aramco, Dhahran, has signed contracts for two major projects in Saudi Arabia to develop oil and gas fields in the Eastern Province and raise the kingdom's gas processing capacity.
  • 03/15/2005 -- Pogo taps gas off Louisiana and in Texas
    Pogo Producing Co. has reported gas discoveries off Louisiana and in South Texas.
  • 03/15/2005 -- Cliff Head receives development go-ahead
    A five-company consortium headed by Roc Oil Co. Ltd., Sydney, has approved development of Cliff Head oil field, the first field to be developed in the offshore portion of Western Australia's North Perth basin.
  • 03/14/2005 -- Reliance, Niko discover more gas off India
    Reliance Industries Ltd., Mumbai, and Niko Resources Ltd., Calgary, discovered more natural gas in the deepwater D6 Block in the Bay of Bengal off India's northeast coast.
  • 03/14/2005 -- Reliance to explore Omani deepwater block
    Reliance Industries Ltd., Mumbai, acquired exploration rights to one of the largest deepwater blocks in Oman, signing an exploration and production sharing agreement (PSA) on Mar. 12.
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