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Exploration Development 2010 P5

  • 12/06/2010 -- UK
    Canadian Overseas Petroleum Ltd. took a farmout from Faroe Petroleum PLC and will drill an exploratory well on the Fulla prospect on the West of Shetland P.1161 license in 2011.
  • 12/06/2010 -- Falkland log results disappoint Desire
    Desire Petroleum PLC plans to drill the 100% interest Dawn/Jacinta prospect in the North Falkland basin at the company expressed “extreme disappointment” at log results from the 14/15-2 Rachel North well that it had proclaimed as an oil discovery.
  • 12/06/2010 -- New Brunswick shale results perplexing
    Low recovery of frac water and natural gas from two horizontal wells in the Frederick Brook shale near Elgin, NB, is “unexpected and perplexing,” said Corridor Resources Inc., Halifax, NS.
  • 12/03/2010 -- Brazil approves oil laws, opens presalt region for development
    Brazil’s lower house of congress has approved long-awaited oil industry legislation granting the federal government greater control over deepwater reserves off the nation's coast.
  • 12/03/2010 -- Woodside finds more gas off W. Australia; Pluto delayed
    Woodside Petroleum Ltd. has made a welcome natural gas discovery in its WA-404-P permit off Western Australia, but has announced a 6-month delay to the first LNG shipment from its Pluto project.
  • 12/03/2010 -- Mitsubishi commits to Canning basin 2011 program
    Japan’s Mitsubishi Corp. has exercised an option to participate in Buru Energy Ltd.’s 2011 exploration program in the Canning basin of Western Australia.
  • 12/03/2010 -- Australia
    Origin Energy Resources Ltd. has spudded the Silvereye-1 exploratory well 65 km west-southwest of Yolla gas-condensate field in the Bass basin off Tasmania, Australia.
  • 12/03/2010 -- Statoil awarded four licenses off Newfoundland
    The Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board has awarded Statoil interests in four new licenses off eastern Canada.
  • 12/03/2010 -- Arizona
    Enhanced Oil Resources Inc., Houston, plans to test three appraisal wells it has drilled in St. Johns helium and carbon dioxide field in Apache County, Ariz.
  • 12/02/2010 -- GDF Suez awarded seven oil, gas licenses
    GDF Suez E&P UK Ltd. was awarded seven oil and gas licenses, including five operated, in the 26th UK Licensing Round by the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).
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