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Exploration Development 2009 P15

  • 10/15/2009 -- Tunisia
     Cygam Energy Inc., Calgary, said its Rigo Oil Co. Ltd. subsidiary signed an option and farmout with an undisclosed large US independent covering the 400,000-acre Bazma permit in central Tunisia.
  • 10/15/2009 -- New Brunswick
    Corridor Resources Inc., Halifax, NS, is preparing to run two propane fracs in the upper part of the Frederick Brook formation at a well 4 km north of Elgin, NB, Canada.
  • 10/14/2009 -- Greenland
    Cairn Energy PLC has agreed to sell Petronas International Corp. Ltd., (PICL) the overseas arm of Petroleum Nasional Bhd., a 10% interest in Cairn Energy's six operated blocks off western and southern Greenland.
  • 10/14/2009 -- Peru
    CEPSA Peru SA started a 2D seismic shoot in 2.4 million acre Block 127 in Peru's Maranon basin.
  • 10/14/2009 -- Vietnam
    A group led by Premier Oil PLC has completed shooting 1,100 sq km of 3D seismic over an oil and gas discovery and adjacent structures on Block 07/03 off Vietnam.
  • 10/14/2009 -- Philippines
    Pitkin Petroleum PLC let a contract to BGP Inc. of China to shoot 200 line-km of 2D land seismic on SC 53 on Mindoro Island, Philippines.
  • 10/14/2009 -- Peru
    Karoon Gas Australia Ltd. and Vietnam American Exploration Co. LLC (Vamex) let a contract for a 3D seismic survey on Block Z-38 in the Pacific off Peru to start in November.
  • 10/14/2009 -- Nigeria
    Sky Petroleum Inc., Austin, plans to acquire interests in OPL 205 and OPL 905 in interior Nigeria's Anambra basin from private Russian firm Suntera Resources.
  • 10/09/2009 -- Total starts development on Timimoun gas project in Algeria
    Algeria’s Sonatrach, Total SA, and Cepsa said the Algerian National Oil and Gas Development Agency has approved their development plan for the Timimoun natural gas project in Algeria.
  • 10/08/2009 -- Eni adds to exploration acreage in Pakistan
    In a joint venture with Pakistan Petroleum Ltd. (PPL) and Royal Dutch Shell PLC, Italy’s Eni SPA, as operator, won an exploration license for onshore Sukhpur block in the Sindh province north of Karachi, Pakistan, near Eni-operated producing areas of Bhit and Badhra.
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