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Exploration Development 2007 P16

  • 06/15/2007 -- Quebec Lowlands TBR gas hunt to continue
    Exploration for Ordovician Trenton-Black River gas in Quebec's St. Lawrence Lowlands will continue even though flow rates have fallen off at an initial exploratory well, said Questerre Energy Corp., Calgary.
  • 06/15/2007 -- Orca to explore in Africa, push Tanzania gas
    The operator of Tanzania's Songo Songo gas project said it will explore for oil in sub-Saharan Africa next year as it continues to develop the field, find new gas markets, and evaluate the block.
  • 06/18/2007 -- Storting approves Statoil's Gjøa field development
    Statoil ASA will develop the Gjøa field through subsea-completed wells tied back to a semisubmersible platform under a plan approved by Norway's parliament, the Storting.
  • 06/18/2007 -- Buccaneer to redevelop Gulf of Mexico field
    Buccaneer Resources signed a letter of intent with AnaTexas Offshore for redevelopment of Brazos Block 446-L's SE/4 field in the Gulf of Mexico's Pompano prospect off Matagorda County, Tex.
  • 06/18/2007 -- Corvina well tests new gas pay off Peru
    BPZ Energy Inc., Houston, tested the second of three wells mandated by International Finance Corp. in connection with the pending financing for BPZ's Corvina gas-to-power project in Peru.
  • 06/19/2007 -- Pertra plans well on Norwegian North Sea license
    Pertra ASA and its partners plan to drill two exploration wells in 2008 on Production License 321 in the Norwegian Sea.
  • 06/19/2007 -- Nexen developing Alberta Mannville coal gas
    Nexen Inc., Calgary, has a $200 million budget in 2007 to develop 98 gross/41 net sections of Cretaceous Mannville coalbed methane in Alberta.
  • 06/19/2007 -- Eni, Santos seek better terms on Indonesian blocks
    Eni SPA and Santos Ltd. are seeking to renegotiate their agreements with Indonesia for better incentives, according to an official with BP Migas, the country's oil and gas regulatory body.
  • 06/19/2007 -- California Eel River basin drilling nears
    Three or more wells could be drilled later this year in northwestern California's remote Eel River basin southeast of Eureka.
  • 06/19/2007 -- Fox Energy farms into Granby's offshore UK blocks
    Granby Oil & Gas PLC has agreed to farm out to Fox Energy Exploration Ltd. a 16.66% interest in Granby's UK continental shelf Blocks 14/9a and 14/14b, which contain the Anglesey prospect.
  • 06/22/2007 -- AWE moves into Indonesia through Bulu PSC
    Sydney-based Australian Worldwide Exploration has moved into Indonesia for the first time under a farm in deal with Abu Dhabi firm Aabar Petroleum Investments Co. off East Java.
  • 06/25/2007 -- Statoil proves gas in Algeria's Hassi Tidjerane West well
    Statoil AS has tested natural gas in Devonian sandstones with its Hassi Tidjerane West (HTJW-1) well in Algeria, the company reported. Statoil is operator of the project.
  • 06/25/2007 -- Artumas makes gas, oil discovery in Tanzania
    Artumas Group Inc., Calgary, recently tested the Msimbati-1X (MS-1X) discovery well on its Mnazi Bay concession in southern Tanzania along with the MB-2 and MB-3 appraisal wells and reported that gas flow "exceeded expectations" for production potential.
  • 06/25/2007 -- Exxoil plans two onshore wells in Tunisia
    Exxoil SA will drill two onshore wells in Tunisia by yearend under an agreement with Oil Field Services (OFS). OFS will use its Franks Cabot 900 rig to drill both wells.
  • 06/25/2007 -- EnerGulf plans first Namibian well by fall 2008
    EnerGulf Resources Inc., Houston, plans to drill Kunene No. 1 exploration well on Block 1711 off Namibia by Oct. 31, 2008.
  • 06/26/2007 -- Petrovietnam, Petronas sign joint exploration deal
    Petrovietnam has signed a contract with Malaysia's Petronas Carigali Overseas to drill for oil and natural gas in fields in the Gulf of Tonkin.
  • 06/27/2007 -- Umusadege UMU-4 well in Niger Delta suspended
    Midwestern Oil & Gas Co. PLC, operator of Umusadege field in the central Niger Delta, has cased and suspended the UMU-4 well, said field partner Mart Resources Inc.
  • 06/27/2007 -- Gas-condensate found in Pakistan's Sindh province
    Orient Petroleum Inc. made an oil and natural gas discovery with its Rahim-1 well drilled on Khipro block in Sindh province, Pakistan.
  • 06/27/2007 -- Kepri Oil to further develop Sembilang oil field
    Indonesia's PT Kepri Oil Inti Energi said it wants to take over development of Sembilang oil field abandoned by ConocoPhilips on Block B in the South China Sea off West Natuna.
  • 06/27/2007 -- Swiber wins three contracts for offshore projects
    Swiber Holdings Ltd., Singapore, has signed a $31 million letter of intent with Kencana Petroleum for the installation of a wellhead platform in Petronas-operated Puteri gas field off Sarawak, Malaysia.

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