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Exploration Development 2012 P3

  • 01/10/2012 -- UK: Hurricane awarded West of Shetland blocks
    Hurricane Exploration PLC, focused on hydrocarbon resources in fractured basement reservoirs, has been awarded a frontier license in the second tranche UK 26th seaward license round.
  • 01/10/2012 -- Oklahoma: Caney shale vertical completion attempted
    BNK Petroleum Inc., Camarillo, Calif., said it obtained initial production at the encouraging rate of more than 20 b/d of oil after it fracture stimulated the Caney shale formation in one of its vertical wells in Tishomingo field in southern Oklahoma.
  • 01/10/2012 -- France: Aquitaine basin gas reentries starting
    Gallic Energy Ltd., Calgary, began operations at the first of two wells it will reenter seeking gas-condensate on the 127,000 net acre Ger permit east of Lacq and Meillon gas fields in the Aquitaine basin of France.
  • 01/11/2012 -- Norway: DNO group spuds on Kalvklumpen prospect
    Det Norske Oljeselskap has spudded an exploratory well on the Kalvklumpen prospect in the PL 414 license on Block 25/6 in the North Sea off Norway.
  • 01/11/2012 -- San Joaquin Paloma deep test flows gas-condensate
    Australian explorers appear to have a gas-condensate discovery after having tested the first two of eight potential hydrocarbon pay zones in California’s San Joaquin basin.
  • 01/12/2012 -- Ukraine: Dnieper-Donets gas-condensate flow up
    KUB-Gas LLC placed the Olgovskoye-12 well near Lugansk, Ukraine, in the eastern Dnieper-Donets basin on commercial production on Jan. 1, 2012, and the current rate is more than 4.6 MMcfd of gas.
  • 01/12/2012 -- Exploration set in Atlantic, Beaufort frontiers off Canada
    Three major international oil companies are joining forces in varying groups for exploratory drilling off Newfoundland and a 3D seismic survey in the Beaufort Sea offshore Canada.
  • 01/13/2012 -- Connectivity observed at Morocco oil shale pilot
    San Leon Energy PLC said it has established connectivity between the two test wells in its Tarfaya oil shale project in coastal southern Morocco.
  • 01/13/2012 -- Norway: Kvitebjorn ocean bottom seismic survey set
    Statoil ASA has let a contract to Reservoir Exploration Technology ASA, Oslo, for an ocean bottom seismic survey over Kvitebjorn field in the North Sea off Norway.
  • 01/13/2012 -- Buru aims to capitalize on Canning basin successes
    Buru Energy Ltd., Perth, is gearing up to capitalize on what it describes as a significant series of exploration successes in the onshore Canning basin of northwest Western Australia during 2011.

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