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Exploration Development 2007 P3

  • 07/10/2007 -- Pioneer has fifth discovery, adds Tunisia girth
    Pioneer Natural Resources Co., Dallas, which declared Tunisia a core area fairly recently, has notched a fifth discovery and is expanding its acreage position in the North African country.
  • 07/03/2007 -- BHP to develop Pyrenees fields off Australia
    BHP Billiton has received formal approvals and will proceed with development of three shallow-water Pyrenees fields on Block WA-12-R in the Exmouth subbasin off Western Australia.
  • 07/30/2007 -- WoodMac: 2007 lease sales forecast at $1 billion
    Edinburgh consultant Wood Mackenzie Ltd. forecasts that proceeds from this year's Gulf of Mexico lease sales 204 and 205, based on past total winning bids, could reach $1 billion.
  • 07/26/2007 -- Thailand receives bids for 21 exploration blocks
    Thailand's Department of Mineral Fuels (DMF) received responses from 28 international firms seeking 21 blocks in the country's 20th petroleum concession licensing round.
  • 07/19/2007 -- Chevron proves oil in Rosebank well off Scotland
    Chevron North Sea Ltd., Aberdeen, operator of offshore Rosebank appraisal well 205/1-1 in the Faroe-Shetland Channel, west of Shetland, reported that the well has tested 6,600 b/d of what it called "good quality oil."
  • 07/16/2007 -- McMoRan strikes gas with Flatrock well
    McMoRan Exploration Co. has made a natural gas discovery with its Flatrock exploratory prospect drilled on South Marsh Island Block 212 in the Gulf of Mexico.
  • 08/09/2007 -- Chevron unit makes eleventh oil find on Angola's Block 14
    Chevron Corp. unit Cabinda Gulf Oil Co. Ltd. (Cabgoc) and its partners reported an oil discovery on deepwater Block 14 off Angola.
  • 08/07/2007 -- Total has eleventh oil discovery off Angola
    Operator Total E&P Angola and Sonangol have tested 2,130 b/d of oil through a 32/64-in. choke from the Colorau-1 exploration well on deepwater Block 32 off Angola.
  • 08/06/2007 -- EPL, Hunt wells find pay on gulf shelf
    Energy Partners Ltd., New Orleans, reported dual oil and gas successes in the South Timbalier and Eugene Island areas of the Gulf of Mexico shelf.
  • 08/14/2007 -- Newfield signs PSCs for two blocks off China
    Newfield Exploration is committed to drill an exploration well during the first 3 years of a new 7-year production-sharing contract off southern China.
  • 08/13/2007 -- India lowers Krishna-Godavari gas find estimates
    India has dramatically reduced the estimated size of recent gas discoveries in the Krishna-Godavari (KG) basin of Andhra Pradesh, which could diminish the area's attraction to the world's top energy players.
  • 08/15/2007 -- Floyd shale wildcat due tests in Mississippi
    Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc., Houston, plans to frac its first horizontal Floyd shale well in Mississippi in September.
  • 08/22/2007 -- Tullow makes oil find with deepwater well off Ghana
    Tullow Oil has found a light oil accumulation with its Hyedua-1 well on the deepwater Tano license in 1,530 m of water off Ghana.
  • 08/21/2007 -- Southern Michigan gets TBR oil discovery
    Continental Resources Inc., Enid, Okla., plans to drill two offsets in November to an Ordovician Trenton-Black River discovery in Hillsdale County, Mich., 60 miles southwest of Detroit.
  • 08/30/2007 -- Retamco, partners gauge gas in Piceance basin well
    Retamco Operating has found encouraging gas shows from the first of four wells planned in Western Colorado on its North Barcus Creek prospect in the Piceance basin in Rio Blanco County.
  • 10/31/2007 -- Apache tests more gas in Egypt's Western Desert
    Apache reported that its Jade-2x well in Egypt's Western Desert flowed on test 26.7 MMcfd of gas and 1,325 b/d of condensate from the Jurassic Alam El Bueib-6 formation.
  • 10/26/2007 -- Devon's Paktoa a giant Beaufort oil find
    Devon Canada discovered 240 million bbl of recoverable oil at the Paktoa C-60 wildcat while exploring for gas in the Canadian Beaufort Sea in 2006, the company said.
  • 10/26/2007 -- Woodford shale gas target in Ardmore basin
    Operators are producing gas-condensate from Mississippian Woodford shale in the Ardmore basin in southern Oklahoma and looking toward higher flow rates and lower well costs.
  • 10/24/2007 -- Forest Oil tests Monte Pallano well in Italy
    Forest Oil Corp. has tested a second discovery well and an additional zone in its initial discovery well in the Monte Pallano area of central Italy.
  • 10/16/2007 -- PTTEP, Oxy awarded blocks off Bahrain
    Thailand's PTT Exploration & Production PLC has won the bid for Block 2, a 2,228-sq-km tract off northern Bahrain that is said to have to have oil potential.
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