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Exploration Development 2013 P3

  • 11/07/2013 -- Statoil plans 20-25 exploration wells off Norway
    Statoil plans to drill 20-25 exploration wells offshore Norway in 2014, operating about two-thirds of them.
  • 11/07/2013 -- Madagascar: Multiclient 2D surveys starting offshore
    Seismic contractors TGS and BGP have begun shooting multiclient 2D seismic, gravity, and magnetic surveys offshore northwestern Madagascar utilizing the M/V Challenger vessel.
  • 11/06/2013 -- Montney marketables put at 449 tcf, 15.5 billion bbl
    The Montney formation in British Columbia and Alberta is one of the world’s largest hydrocarbon resources that could meet Canada’s natural gas needs for 145 years at present consumption rates, the National Energy Board said Nov. 6.
  • 11/06/2013 -- Madagascar: ExxonMobil deepwater licenses extended
    ExxonMobil Corp. affiliates will resume work in preparation for deepwater exploratory drilling after Madagascar formalized extensions to three production sharing contract licenses.
  • 11/06/2013 -- Kazakhstan: Sagiz W., Uytas field appraisal wells promising
    Max Petroleum PLC plans to test appraisal wells that encountered oil indications in Sagiz West and Uytas fields on the Guriyev arch in the North Caspian basin north of supergiant Tengiz field in western Kazakhstan.
  • 10/29/2013 -- OMV sees oil shows in two reservoirs at Barents well
    The OMV AG-operated Wisting Alternative well 7324/7-1S on PL537 in the Barents Sea offshore Norway has found oil shows in two poor quality reservoirs but has “provided important information about the regional geology,” said partner Tullow Oil PLC.
  • 10/24/2013 -- Oryx tests second oil find at Hawler in Iraq Kurdistan
    Oryx Petroleum Corp., Calgary, has gauged a potentially commercial Jurassic oil and sour gas discovery at Ain Al Safra, its second oil discovery on the Hawler license in the northern part of the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
  • 10/23/2013 -- Alberta: Duvernay play area 3D shoot planned
    TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Co. will shoot 320 sq km of multiclient 3D seismic survey in the Alberta Central Deep basin southwest of Edmonton.
  • 10/23/2013 -- Newfoundland: Grand Banks 2D survey expanded
    TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Co., Houston, and PGS Geophysical Co. said the Northeast Newfoundland Shelf 2D multiclient seismic survey expands on the previously announced survey offshore Newfoundland and will cover 5,000 line-km.
  • 10/23/2013 -- Alberta: First Mountain eyes Glauconite horizontals
    First Mountain Exploration Ltd., Calgary, said it is acquiring surface leases and licensing two horizontal Glauconite wells in the Atlee Buffalo area of Alberta.

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