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Exploration Development 2006 P18

  • 07/10/2006 -- Petrobras, Petroecuador ink strategic energy alliance
    Brazil's state-owned Petroleo Brasileiro SA (Petrobras) has signed an agreement with Ecuador's Petroecuador establishing a 5-year strategic energy alliance covering every aspect of the petroleum industry, including new exploration and production initiatives.
  • 07/10/2006 -- Denmark
    Star Energy Group PLC, London, agreed to take 20% interest from Tethys Oil AB, Stockholm, in the Tethys-operated 1/02 license onshore Zealand and 1/03 license onshore and off Jutland and Zealand in Denmark.
  • 07/10/2006 -- Lukoil starts development on Uzbek block
    Lukoil Overseas has started development drilling in the Khauzak contract area of Dengizkul gas field in southwestern Uzbekistan.
  • 07/07/2006 -- Western Newfoundland deep search rekindled
    Canadian Imperial Venture Corp., St. Johns, Newf., will try again, through its ENEGI Inc. subsidiary, to develop and produce the 1995 Port-au-Port oil and gas discovery on a carbonate platform in western Newfoundland.
  • 07/06/2006 -- Perenco completes Davy East appraisal well
    Perenco UK Ltd. has completed a lateral appraisal well in Davy East gas field on Block 53/5b of the southern UK North Sea.
  • 07/06/2006 -- Sinopec lets Sichuan basin imaging contract
    A unit of China's Sinopec let a contract to GX Technology Corp., Houston, to carry out a comprehensive interpretive imaging program at the largest gas field in western Sichuan Province, China.
  • 07/06/2006 -- Denmark wildcat to drill on wavelet data
    Tethys Oil AB, Stockholm, plans to spud its Karlebo-1 wildcat on the 533 sq km onshore License 1/02 in Denmark in late August-early September using a rig to be moved from Lithuania.
  • 07/05/2006 -- Eni Australia developing Blacktip gas field
    Eni Australia Ltd. has begun development of Blacktip natural gas field in the southern Bonaparte Gulf of Western Australia.
  • 07/05/2006 -- Fox-hailed deepwater well a modest gas find
    Noxal-1, a deepwater Gulf of Mexico well trumpeted in March by Mexican President Vicente Fox as being a major oil discovery, appears to be a modest gas find.
  • 07/05/2006 -- Bankers plans frac jobs in Texas Panhandle
    The US subsidiary of Bankers Petroleum Ltd., Calgary, plans several fracture stimulations during the third quarter in the Palo Duro basin of the Texas Panhandle.
  • 07/05/2006 -- All blocks in Indian CBM round draw bids
    All 10 coalbed methane (CBM) properties offered in India's CBM-III bid round received multiple bids, reported the Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH), New Delhi, which opened bids on June 30.
  • 07/05/2006 -- Uganda find tests more oil, Kingfisher next
    Hardman Resources Ltd., Perth, after gauging oil at the rate of 4,200 b/d from the lowermost of three zones at its Waraga-1 discovery on Block 2 in Uganda's Albert graben, is testing the well's middle and upper zones.
  • 07/03/2006 -- Trindad and Tobago delays bid round again
    Trinidad and Tobago has announced another delay in the closing of bids for exploration licenses for 11 onshore and nearshore blocks.
  • 06/29/2006 -- PTTEP to spend $38 million on Omani block
    Thailand's state-owned PTT Exploration & Production PLC (PTTEP) is set to spend $38 million over the next 5 years for exploration on the 2,264-sq-km Block 58 in southwestern Oman.
  • 06/29/2006 -- Georgia Republic
    CanArgo Energy Corp., Tbilisi, Georgia Republic, said its Ninotsminda Oil Co. Ltd. unit signed a contract to supply gas from Ninotsminda field to state-owned Georgian Gas Transportation Co.
  • 06/28/2006 -- Uganda's waxy oil flows at higher rate
    A discovery well in nonproducing Uganda has flowed light, waxy crude at a sustained rate of 4,200 b/d on a 1-in. choke, said operator Hardman Resources Ltd., Perth.
  • 06/28/2006 -- Turkish Black Sea gas discovery gauged
    Toreador Resources Corp., Dallas, gauged a natural gas discovery on the Turkish Black Sea shelf east of its Dogu Ayazli structure and on the same fault trend.
  • 06/27/2006 -- KG basin Cretaceous oil find opens province
    The first deepwater oil discovery off India's east coast is a Cretaceous find that the Reliance-Niko combine said opens a new petroleum province in the D6 block, Krishna-Godavari basin.
  • 06/27/2006 -- ONGC recaps the year's offshore discoveries
    India's Oil & Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) made 10 discoveries in 2005-06, including five natural gas finds in the deep waters off the Andhra coast in the Krishna-Godavari basin.
  • 06/26/2006 -- Papua New Guinea well tests hefty gas rate
    InterOil Corp., Toronto, said its Elk-1 ST-1 exploration well on PPL 238 in the eastern Papuan basin flowed wet gas at the rate of 30-50 MMcfd for 30 min at 2,000 psi on an open hole drillstem test at 5,381-5,558 ft.
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