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Exploration Development 2009 P10

  • 11/09/2009 -- Nigeria-Sao Tome JDZ
    Addax Petroleum Corp. has spudded the Malanza-1X exploratory well in Block 4 of the Nigeria-Sao Tome Joint Development Zone in the Gulf of Guinea.
  • 11/09/2009 -- Kenya
    CNOOC Ltd. has spudded the Bogal-1 exploration well on Block 9 in the Anza basin in northwestern Kenya.
  • 11/09/2009 -- Texas-North
    Cohort Energy Co., a subsidiary of J-W Operating Co., Dallas, and Caithness Petroleum Ltd., London, hold a 60-40% interest in 20,319 acres in the oil window of the Barnett shale play in the Fort Worth basin of North Texas.
  • 11/09/2009 -- UK
    Caithness Petroleum Ltd., private UK independent, said its UK subsidiary has identified two prospects on UK North Sea Block 23/26c awarded in the 25th round.
  • 11/09/2009 -- Morocco
    A subsidiary of Caithness Petroleum Ltd., private UK independent, has been awarded a 1-year reconnaissance license named Taounate in Morocco.
  • 11/06/2009 -- Gabon to launch 40-block licensing round
    Gabon will launch an oil licensing round for more than 40 blocks from two of its deepwater basins in May 2010, according to an official at CGGVeritas.
  • 11/06/2009 -- Argentina
    Crown Point Ventures Ltd., Vancouver, BC, found gas in two zones in the Canadon Seco formation in El Valle oil and gas field in the Argentina’s southern San Jorge basin and plans to drill five to eight more wells in early 2010 subject to regulatory approval.
  • 11/04/2009 -- Pennsylvania
    Chief Oil & Gas LLC, private Dallas operator, said its position in the Marcellus shale gas play has grown to more than 560,000 acres and leasing continues in certain areas. The company has acreage in two states.
  • 11/04/2009 -- Colombia
    La Cortez Energy Colombia Inc., Bogota, and Petroleos del Norte SA will explore and 126,845-acre Putumayo-4 block in Colombia’s Putumayo basin.
  • 11/04/2009 -- Colombia
    Emerald Energy PLC, a subsidiary of Sinochem Resourcse UK Ltd., has completed the Mirto-1 exploration well on the 9-million-acre Maranta block in Colombia’s Putumayo basin.
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