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Exploration Development 2010 P7

  • Mon Nov 29 09:50:40 CST 2010 -- Indonesia
    TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Co. is shooting a second 2D seismic survey off Southwest Sumatra, Indonesia, in the forearc basin along the Sundaland Margin.
  • Wed Nov 24 13:00:50 CST 2010 -- BP Egypt finds deepwater gas in Nile Delta
    BP Egypt announced what it is calling a significant gas discovery, Hodoa, in the deepwater West Nile Delta. Further appraisal is under way.
  • Tue Nov 23 08:40:20 CST 2010 -- Ghana
    Hess Corp., New York, plans to drill a deepwater exploratory prospect in the Gulf of Guinea off Ghana in early 2011.
  • Tue Nov 23 08:21:00 CST 2010 -- Indonesia
    Hess Corp., New York, plans to drill a deepwater exploratory prospect in the first quarter of 2011 in the Banda Sea off West Papua, eastern Indonesia.
  • Tue Nov 23 08:20:30 CST 2010 -- Quebec
    TransAmerican Energy Inc., Vancouver, BC, and minority partner Dumasbancorp ULC signed agreements with the Innu Nation of Pessamit to explore for oil and gas in identified areas in the Cote-Nord region of the St. Lawrence River estuary in eastern Quebec.
  • Tue Nov 23 08:05:10 CST 2010 -- Quetzal group testing Llanos oil discovery
    A group led by Quetzal Energy Ltd., Calgary, has tested 20.7° gravity oil at the rate of 2,225 b/d from Lower Mirador at a discovery well in Colombia’s Llanos basin.
  • Tue Nov 23 07:25:10 CST 2010 -- North Dakota
    Hess Corp., New York, will buy 167,000 net acres in the Bakken oil play in North Dakota from TRZ Energy LLC for $1.05 billion cash.
  • Mon Nov 22 08:35:50 CST 2010 -- Egypt
    Vegas Oil & Gas SA, Athens, completed the Al Ola X-1 exploratory well on the NW Gemsa concession onshore in Egypt’s Gulf of Suez.
  • Mon Nov 22 06:40:40 CST 2010 -- UK
    A group led by Northern Petroleum PLC has spudded the Markwells Wood-1 exploratory well between the Horndean and Singleton producing oil fields in the southern UK.
  • Fri Nov 19 16:15:10 CST 2010 -- Multipay Douala oil find indicated off Cameroon
    Bowleven PLC, Edinburgh, is deepening an exploratory well in the Douala basin off Cameroon that has already indicated pay in two Miocene reservoirs.
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