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Exploration Development 2010 P4

  • 12/09/2010 -- Brazil: OGX makes find in Campos basin
    OGX Petroleo e Gas Participacoes SA, Rio de Janeiro, reported the presence of hydrocarbons in the 1-OGX-25-RJS well in the Campos basin off Brazil.
  • 12/09/2010 -- Thailand: Salamander expects rig for W. Khorat appraisal
    Salamander Energy PLC said a rig is expected to be under contract later this month to spud the first of back-to-back appraisal wells in January 2011 near the 1993 Dao Ruang discovery in West Khorat, Thailand.
  • 12/09/2010 -- Benin: TGS-NOPEC starts 3D seismic work in Gulf of Guinea
    TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Co. is starting a multiclient 3D seismic survey on blocks 5 and 6 in the Gulf of Guinea off Benin.
  • 12/09/2010 -- Ethiopia: Agreement signed for Rift Valley study
    Africa Oil Corp., Vancouver, BC, signed a definitive 18-month agreement with the Ethiopian government to jointly study the large Rift Valley Block.
  • 12/08/2010 -- Indonesia
    Indonesia’s Migas awarded Lundin Petroleum AB the 4,994 sq km South Sokang block in the Natuna Sea off Indonesia.
  • 12/08/2010 -- RWE has oil find near remote North Sea hub
    RWE Dea Norge AS reported an oil discovery it termed “promising” at the Titan prospect near Gjoa field in the North Sea off Norway.
  • 12/08/2010 -- Husky to develop South China Sea Liwan gas
    Husky Energy Inc.’s China subsidiary will develop Liwan 3-1 deepwater gas field on Block 29/26 in the South China Sea off China.
  • 12/08/2010 -- Newfoundland
    Provincial firm Nalcor Energy Oil & Gas said the second of three wells it plans to drill at Parsons Pond in western Newfoundland encountered natural gas while drilling and that it has begun testing the first well.
  • 12/08/2010 -- Italy
    Orca Exploration Group took a farm-out from Northern Petroleum PLC to earn an interest in the Longastrino permit in the eastern part of Italy’s Po basin.
  • 12/06/2010 -- Tanzania
    Maurel & Prom, Paris, has plugged and abandoned the Kianika-1 well on the Mandawa PSA onshore Tanzania.
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