-- Ukraine Transeuro Energy Corp., Vancouver, BC, plans to start selling gas in 4 months from two wells in Krasnapolianskoye field in Ukraine in northwestern Crimea.
-- Brazil Maersk Oil had indications of hydrocarbons in a well on the BM-S-29 block on the Santos basin shelf off Brazil, said participant OGX Petroleo e Gas Participacoes SA, Rio de Janeiro.
-- Louisiana Future Corp. Australia Ltd., Melbourne, took a farmout from Pryme Oil & Gas Ltd., Brisbane, covering 6,400 contiguous acres in Louisiana’s updip Tuscaloosa Trend.
-- BP reports Tebe oil discovery off Angola A BP PLC subsidiary said test results show its Tebe oil discovery on ultradeepwater Block 31 off Angola has the reservoir capacity to flow more than 5,000 b/d “under production conditions.”
-- Kyrgyzstan Manas Petroleum Corp., Baar, Switzerland, finished the second of two wells that fulfill the 2009 commitments in its priority exploration areas in Kyrgyzstan.
-- BLM seeks comments on proposed Tumbleweed II gas project The US Bureau of Land Management will open a public comment period on Sept. 30 on an environmental analysis of the proposed Tumbleweed II natural gas project in eastern Utah, BLM’s Vernal, Utah, field office announced.
-- Israel Zion Oil & Gas Inc., Dallas, reached total depth of 17,913 ft at the Ma’anit-Rehoboth-2 well in Israel.
-- Seychelles Two companies launched a second seismic survey on acreage in the Seychelles in the Indian Ocean off East Africa.
-- Kuwait Energy due IFC aid for Egypt, Yemen Kuwait Energy Co. has secured $50 million from the International Finance Corp. for exploration and development in Egypt and Yemen and support of its environmental and social management activities.
-- Quebec Talisman Energy Inc. will spud a horizontal well to Ordovician middle Utica shale in Quebec’s St. Lawrence Lowlands within the week, said Questerre Energy Corp., Calgary.