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Exploration Development 2010 P8

  • Fri Nov 19 14:25:10 CST 2010 -- GeoPark sees potential at Guanaco in southern Chile
    GeoPark Holdings Ltd., Buenos Aires, has added an oil well in Guanaco field on the Fell block in the Magallanes basin in Chile, where it holds 100% working interest.
  • Fri Nov 19 10:40:30 CST 2010 -- Iraq Miran West-2 well under test program
    Heritage Oil PLC is conducting tests of its Miran West-2 well in southern Iraqi Kurdistan after the well encountered indications of hydrocarbons in Cretaceous, Jurassic, and Triassic intervals below 2,500 m.
  • Fri Nov 19 10:40:20 CST 2010 -- Horizontal, shale potential seen in S. Tunisia
    Chinook Energy Inc., Calgary, operator of the 1.2 million acre Sud Remada permit in southeastern Tunisia, has spud the TT3 appraisal well 2.3 km southwest of its TT2 discovery northeast of Makhrouga field in the Ghadames basin.
  • Fri Nov 19 09:55:30 CST 2010 -- Mali
    Heritage Oil PLC said shooting of 800 line-km of 2D seismic is expected to start in December 2010 on Block 11 in eastern Mali.
  • Fri Nov 19 09:46:00 CST 2010 -- Malaysia
    Total SA has acquired an 85% interest in deepwater Block SK317B off Sarawak, Malaysia.
  • Fri Nov 19 08:55:30 CST 2010 -- Ukraine
    Kulczyk Oil Ventures Inc., Calgary, has spud the O-8 development well in southern Olgovskoye field in Ukraine’s Dnieper-Donets basin.
  • Fri Nov 19 08:46:00 CST 2010 -- Nigeria
    Mira Resources Corp., Vancouver, BC, formed a strategic alliance with Equinox Group Ltd. of Nigeria to advance oil and gas exploration and development projects in West Africa.
  • Thu Nov 18 15:45:10 CST 2010 -- India accepting bids in NELP IX round
    The government of India is seeking bids for exploration and licenses to 34 blocks in its New Exploration Licensing Policy IX (NELP IX) round.
  • Thu Nov 18 09:40:10 CST 2010 -- Ukraine
    Hawkley Oil & Gas Ltd., Perth, is laying a flow line to a local gas processing plant to bring on production the Sorochynska-201 well in Ukraine’s Dnieper-Donets basin.
  • Thu Nov 18 08:06:00 CST 2010 -- Tajikistan
    The KOM201 exploratory well in Tajikistan is under flow test and has resulted in a stable gas flare in the northern part of Dushanbe, the Tajik capital.
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