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Exploration Development 2009 P7

  • 11/25/2009 -- North Slope winter drilling program detailed
    A joint venture led by Brooks Range Petroleum Corp. is securing a drilling rig for a three-well winter exploration focused on Gwydyr Bay on Alaska’s Central North Slope.
  • 11/25/2009 -- New Zealand
    Global Resource Holdings LLLP, Littleton, Colo., is seeking farmout partners to explore the 8.1-million-acre PEP 38451 in the deepwater Taranaki basin off New Zealand.
  • 11/25/2009 -- Brazil
    Petroleo Brasileiro SA has towed out the platform jacket for Mexilhao gas field for setup in the northern Santos basin off Brazil.
  • 11/24/2009 -- SPE, Russia to align reserves classifications
    The Society of Petroleum Engineers and the FGU State Commission on Mineral Reserves of Russia (GKZ) have entered into a memorandum of understanding to cooperate on programs to enhance the global understanding of petroleum reserves and resources.
  • 11/24/2009 -- Salazar outlines onshore leasing schedule for 2010
    As he announced that 38 onshore federal oil and gas lease sales have been scheduled for 2010, US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar said his department will continue to make constructive changes in the program.
  • 11/24/2009 -- Woodside makes gas find in Pluto area off W. Australia
    Woodside Petroleum Ltd., Perth, has begun on a high note in its greater Pluto area drilling campaign off Western Australia with a discovery in its second well, Eris-1.
  • 11/24/2009 -- Nicaragua
    Norwood Resources Ltd., Vancouver, BC, will drill a second sidetrack hole at San Bartolo, Nicaragua, because the first sidetrack SB-1X is considered too degraded for adequate testing of the principle hydrocarbon targets.
  • 11/23/2009 -- IPAMS lists irregularities in oil, gas leasing program
    Conflicting decisions by the US Department of the Interior counter statements from the administration of President Barack Obama that support more US natural gas development by hindering producers’ efforts to develop vast gas resources on western public lands, the Independent Petroleum Association of Mountain States charged.
  • 11/23/2009 -- Brazil
    HRT Petroleum, Rio de Janeiro, has formed a holding company named HRT Participacoes SA and an exploration and production company called HRT Oil & Gas.
  • 11/23/2009 -- Wyoming
    Cretaceous Niobrara produced 50 b/d of oil and 180 Mcfd of gas at the Hageman 11-22 vertical recompletion in Fetter field, Converse County, Wyo., in the Powder River basin, said American Oil & Gas Inc., Denver.
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