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Exploration Development 2010 P6

  • 12/02/2010 -- Desire claims oil find at North Falkland
    Desire Petroleum PLC said early data indicate that its 14/15-2 Rachel North well in the North Falkland basin in the South Atlantic is an oil discovery.
  • 12/02/2010 -- Indonesia
    Serica Energy PLC has plugged and abandoned the Marindan-1 exploratory well in 55 m of water on the Kutai PSC off East Kalimantan, Indonesia.
  • 12/01/2010 -- Tanzania
    Ophir Energy PLC and BG International, without giving well details, reported a “significant gas discovery” at the Chewa-1 exploratory well in the Mafia basin off southern Tanzania.
  • 12/01/2010 -- Colombia
    Colombia’s Ecopetrol and a subsidiary of Talisman Energy Inc., Calgary, gauged a heavy oil discovery on the CPO-9 block in the municipality of Acacias 60 miles southeast of Bogota, Colombia.
  • 12/01/2010 -- Pemex okays model contract for southern fields
    The board of Petroleos Mexicanos last week approved a generic integrated services model contract covering three mature onshore southern oil fields.
  • 12/01/2010 -- Tunisia
    Cooper Energy Ltd. plans to spud the Menzel Horr-1 exploratory well on the onshore part of the Bargou block near the Gulf of Hammamet off Tunisia in late December 2010.
  • 11/30/2010 -- Flow rate tops 10,000 b/d at Llanos discovery
    A discovery well on the Corcel block in Colombia’s Llanos basin has tested light oil at the rate of more than 10,000 b/d, said Petrominerales Ltd., Bogota.
  • 11/30/2010 -- Indonesia
    A subsidiary of Ramba Energy Ltd., Singapore, will drill two exploratory wells in 2011 on the 3,890 sq km Lemang PSC in South Sumatra, Indonesia, adjacent to the PetroChina-operated Jabung block, which is producing 58,000 b/d of oil equivalent.
  • 11/29/2010 -- North Kutei discovery finds gas pay, oil play
    Salamander Energy PLC said its Angklung-1 exploratory well off East Kalimantan, Indonesia, is a commercial gas discovery in Lower Pliocene sandstone and also discovered an Upper Miocene oil play.
  • 11/29/2010 -- Georgia
    Range Resources Ltd., Perth, let a contract to Actual Geology International Ltd., for a helium geochemical survey on the top three of the six prospects Range has identified in Georgia.

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