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Exploration Development 2009 P19

  • 09/21/2009 -- Washington exploratory well disappoints Delta
    Delta Petroleum Corp., Denver, said its plans for further drilling in the southern Columbia River basin in Washington state have been placed on hold until the company reviews completion and test information from the Gray 31-23 well, where tests have proved noncommercial thus far.
  • 09/21/2009 -- Congo (Brazzaville)
    SOCO International PLC has spud the Viodo-4 well in the Marine XI Block in the Congo basin off Congo (Brazzaville) to appraise the 1986 Viodo oil discovery.
  • 09/21/2009 -- Quebec
    Petrolia, Quebec City, Que., has spud the Haldimand-2 well 3.5 km southwest of Gaspe on Quebec’s Gaspe Peninsula.
  • 09/18/2009 -- Tanzania
    Maurel & Prom, Paris, will become operator of the 756 sq km Mnazi Bay permit off Tanzania with a 38.22% participating interest in the permit and a 47.775% participating interest in exploration operations as the result of a farmout from Artumas Group Inc.
  • 09/18/2009 -- Missouri
    MegaWest Energy Corp., Calgary, resumed steam injection in mid-September at its Marmaton River and Grassy Creek projects in western Missouri.
  • 09/18/2009 -- Texas-Gulf Coast
    Texon Petroleum Ltd., Brisbane, will run production casing at the fourth well on its Leighton prospect in McMullen County, Tex., after the well had oil and gas shows in Cretaceous Olmos. TD is 9,000 ft.
  • 09/18/2009 -- Brazil
    OGX Petroleo e Gas Participacoes SA, Rio de Janeiro, has spud the 1-OGX-1-RJS exploratory well on the Vesuvio prospect the BM-C-43 block in the Campos Basin off Brazil.
  • 09/18/2009 -- Mississippi
    Griffin & Griffin Exploration LLC, Jackson, Miss., plans drilling to further develop Belmont Lake oil and gas field in Wilkinson County, Miss.
  • 09/17/2009 -- Pan Orient, Carnarvon make oil finds in Thailand
    Carnarvon Petroleum Pty. Ltd., Perth, and partner Pan Orient Energy Corp. made two oil discoveries in Thailand.
  • 09/17/2009 -- Ecuador
    Drilling can be expected to start within 2 months at giant Pungarayacu heavy oil field on Block 20 in Ecuador, said Ivanhoe Energy Inc., Calgary.
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