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Exploration Development 2012 P7

  • 01/25/2012 -- Wyoming: Comments sought on Uinta 3D survey
    The US Bureau of Land Management is seeking public comments on a proposed 3D seismic project in Uinta County southeast of Lyman and Mountain View, Wyo., BLM’s Kemmerer, Wyo., field office said on Jan. 20.
  • 01/25/2012 -- Essar touts its CBM reserves, resources in India
    Essar Energy PLC said it has greatly expanded proved and probable reserves at its 500 sq km Raniganj coalbed methane exploration block in West Bengal and that the company has India’s most expansive CBM acreage with 10 tcf of gas resources across five blocks.
  • 01/26/2012 -- Energen pursuing Permian basin liquids plays
    Energen Resources Corp., Birmingham, Ala., said it replaced its 2011 production and added 20% to its proved reserves for a yearend total of 343 million bbl of oil equivalent.
  • 01/26/2012 -- BOEM schedules central gulf lease sale for June 20
    The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will hold a consolidated central Gulf of Mexico lease sale in New Orleans on June 20, the US Department of the Interior agency announced.
  • 01/27/2012 -- UK: Thick shale with gas logged near Liverpool
    IGas Energy PLC said it logged a number of potentially gas-productive zones in 1,000 ft of shale encountered at its Ince Marshes onshore well in PEDL 190 south of Liverpool, England.
  • 01/31/2012 -- Porto pursues Lusitanian onshore targets in Portugal
    Porto Energy Corp., The Woodlands, Tex., expects to receive interpreted results in 3 months from a 240 sq km 3D seismic program over the Montejunto anticline on its Torres Vedras concession onshore Portugal.
  • 01/31/2012 -- Brazil: Solimoes basin wildcat spudded at Coari
    A subsidiary of HRT Participacoes em Petroleo SA, Rio de Janeiro, has spudded the 4-HRT-7D-AM well on the Igarape Maria prospect in Coari municipality in the Solimoes basin onshore northwestern Brazil.
  • 01/31/2012 -- McMoRan logs Sparta, Vicksburg pay at Blackbeard East
    McMoRan Exploration Co., New Orleans, said its Blackbeard East ultradeep exploratory bypass well on the Gulf of Mexico shelf encountered potential hydrocarbons in the Sparta carbonate section of Eocene and Vicksburg section of Oligocene.
  • 02/01/2012 -- Uzbekistan: Tethys eyes study of North Ustyurt blocks
    Tethys Petroleum Ltd. and Uzbekistan’s state Uzbekneftegaz have signed a memorandum of understanding that provides the framework for a joint study and the negotiation process for an exploration agreement relating to certain exploration blocks in the North Ustyurt basin in Uzbekistan.
  • 02/01/2012 -- Falkland Islands: South Falkland basin wildcat spuds
    Borders & Southern Petroleum PLC has spudded the 61/17-1 exploratory well on the PL018 license 140 km south of the Falkland Islands.
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