1999 | 2000 | 2001 | 2002 | 2003 | 2004 | 2005 | 2006 | 2007 | 2008 | 2009 | 2010 | 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015

Exploration Development 2012 P4

  • 01/16/2012 -- CNPC gets three Afghanistan Amu Darya blocks
    China National Petroleum Corp. has been awarded three Amu Darya basin exploratory blocks in Afghanistan’s 2011 license round.
  • 01/16/2012 -- Namibia: Orange basin deepwater 2D survey starts
    Spectrum Geo Inc., in partnership with CGGVeritas and National Petroleum Corp. of Namibia, is shooting a 2D multiclient seismic survey in the deepwater Orange basin off Namibia.
  • 01/16/2012 -- Bahamas: Initial 3D seismic results encouraging
    Initial results from a 3D seismic survey on Bahamas blocks is encouraging, and technical studies and well planning represent the final phase of derisking in preparation for exploratory drilling by March 2013, said Bahamas Petroleum Co. PLC.
  • 01/16/2012 -- Colombia: Llanos Mirador heavy oil discovery gauged
    NCT EG Energy Group Colombia has gauged an oil discovery at the Mani-1 well on the Llanos 27 block in Colombia.
  • 01/16/2012 -- Norway: Avaldsnes south area resource likely smaller
    Results from the 16/5-2S appraisal well will most likely reduce the current resource estimate for the southern part of the Avaldsnes discovery in the North Sea off Norway, said Lundin Petroleum AB, Stockholm.
  • 01/16/2012 -- Kazakhstan: Zhagabulak wells adding oil pay
    Aral Petroleum Capital LLP has spudded Well 306 in East Zhagabulak field in the North Caspian basin in Kazakhstan about 1 mile south of Well 308, which is to be tested in February.
  • 01/16/2012 -- Iraq: Genel to acquire Longford's Chia Surkh stake
    Genel Energy PLC plans to acquire a 40% undivided interest in the Chia Surkh block in Iraq’s Kurdistan region from Longford Energy Inc., Calgary. Genel already owns a 20% interest in the block.
  • 01/16/2012 -- UK: Premier spuds East Fyne appraisal well
    The UK unit of Premier Oil PLC has spudded the East Fyne appraisal well on UK Central North Sea Block 21/28a.
  • 01/16/2012 -- Somalia: Dharoor block exploratory wells started
    Horn Petroleum Corp. has spudded the Shabeel-1 wildcat on the Dharoor block in Puntland, northern Somalia, toward a planned total depth of 3,800 m, said Africa Oil Corp., Vancouver, BC, which owns a 51% equity interest in Horn Petroleum.
  • 01/17/2012 -- Albania: San Leon sees multisystems on Durresi block
    San Leon Energy PLC has identified several large oil and gas prospects across the many petroleum systems from new 2D and 3D seismic on the 4,208 sq km Durresi license in the southern Adriatic Sea offshore Albania.
Related Articles

SandRidge to acquire West Texas gathering company

10/05/2015 SandRidge Energy Inc., Oklahoma City, has agreed to acquire Pinon Gathering Co. LLC, Houston, from EIG Global Energy Partners for $48 million cash ...

SEC submits schedule to implement foreign payments disclosure rule

10/05/2015 The US Securities and Exchange Commission outlined an expedited rulemaking schedule aimed at voting on a final rule by June 27, 2016, requiring US ...

MARKET WATCH: NYMEX oil prices for November climb back above $45/bbl

10/05/2015 Light, sweet crude oil prices for November delivery regained some strength in late Oct. 2 trading, settling back above $45/bbl after Baker Hughes I...

Production begins from Bonga Phase 3 offshore Nigeria

10/05/2015 Shell Nigeria Exploration & Production Co. Ltd. (SNEPCo) has started production offshore Nigeria from the Bonga Phase 3 project, an expansion o...

The option to wait

10/05/2015 While the oil and gas industry can trust currently cruel conditions of the oil market not to last forever, it must adapt to a fundamental change ce...

States weigh in on ozone rule

10/05/2015 State air quality agencies apparently would appreciate better implementation direction from the US Environmental Protection Agency if it reduces al...

Label obsession degrades coverage of climate change


If the politics of climate change must begin and end with name-calling, a squabble about labels can seem serious.

Steady regulations, buyer relationships key successful LNG export projects

10/05/2015 A clear regulatory foundation and close relationships with buyers are among the key aspects to successful development of an LNG liquefaction plant.
White Papers

UAS Integration for Infrastructure: More than Just Flying

Oil and gas companies recognize the benefits that the use of drones or unmanned aerial systems (UAS) c...

Solutions to Financial Distress Resulting from a Weak Oil and Gas Price Environment

The oil and gas industry is in the midst of a prolonged worldwide downturn in commodity prices. While ...
Sponsored by

2015 Global Engineering Information Management Solutions Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award

The Frost & Sullivan Best Practices Awards recognise companies in a variety of regional and global...
Sponsored by

Three Tips to Improve Safety in the Oil Field

Working oil fields will always be tough work with inherent risks. There’s no getting around that. Ther...
Sponsored by

Pipeline Integrity: Best Practices to Prevent, Detect, and Mitigate Commodity Releases

Commodity releases can have catastrophic consequences, so ensuring pipeline integrity is crucial for p...
Sponsored by

AVEVA’s Digital Asset Approach - Defining a new era of collaboration in capital projects and asset operations

There is constant, intensive change in the capital projects and asset life cycle management. New chall...
Sponsored by

Transforming the Oil and Gas Industry with EPPM

With budgets in the billions, timelines spanning years, and life cycles extending over decades, oil an...
Sponsored by

Asset Decommissioning in Oil & Gas: Transforming Business

Asset intensive organizations like Oil and Gas have their own industry specific challenges when it com...
Sponsored by
Available Webcasts

On Demand

Maximizing Upstream Performance - Achieving Lasting Data Quality through Proven Workflows

Wed, Mar 9, 2011

This webinar is the second of a two part series which will discuss how Petris provides integrated solutions using a common data model that ensures efficient workflows across field operations - capital planning, drilling and production data management and facilities.


Optimized Drilling Performance - Integrating Traditionally Discrete Services into an Engineering Workflow

Wed, Mar 2, 2011

Originally recorded live from SPE/IADC in Amsterdam, this webcast and press event is now available for on demand viewing. 

Halliburton announces the results of a twelve-month, multi-pilot project to document and begin the global roll-out of this integrated workflow approach. Case studies are presented to show how the workflow was applied to integrate traditionally-siloed people, processes and technology to drive improved performance for multiple operators. Following the opening presentation will be executive presentations and discussion on what operators and service companies must do to drive this change, and how technology innovation is pushing continued improvements in performance.

A question and answer session with both the live and webcast participants follows the presentations. 

This event is now available for on demand viewing.


OGJ Annual Forecast & Review Webcast 2011

Thu, Feb 24, 2011

Oil & Gas Journal Editor Bob Tippee discusses key influences in the global and US oil markets based on data published in the annual Forecast and Review special report.


OGJ Annual Forecast & Review Webcast 2011

Thu, Feb 24, 2011

Oil & Gas Journal Editor Bob Tippee discusses key influences in the global and US oil markets based on data published in the annual Forecast and Review special report.


Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!


Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected