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Exploration Development 2013 P7

  • Tue Sep 03 16:55:00 CDT 2013 -- Romania: Petroceltic group spuds Black Sea wildcat
    Petroceltic International PLC’s Melrose Resources Romania BV subsidiary has spudded a wildcat on the Cobalcescu South prospect in the Black Sea offshore Romania.
  • Tue Sep 03 14:54:00 CDT 2013 -- Iraq: Hess-Petroceltic spud wildcat on Shakrok block
    Hess Middle East New Ventures Ltd. has spudded the Shakrok-1 exploratory well on the block of the same name in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
  • Fri Aug 30 14:43:00 CDT 2013 -- Papua New Guinea: Oil Search nearly down at Gulf of Papua well
    Oil Search (PNG) Ltd. has drilled its Kidukidu-1 exploratory well in the Gulf of Papua offshore Papua New Guinea to a total depth of 2,697 m and was preparing to pull out of the hole to run logs.
  • Thu Aug 29 10:36:00 CDT 2013 -- Contracts let for full Umm Lulu development
    Abu Dhabi Marine Operating Co. (ADMA-OPCO) has let a $1.69 billion contract to a combine led by National Petroleum Construction Co. (NPCC) of Abu Dhabi and including Technip of France related to full-field development of Umm Lulu oil field offshore Abu Dhabi.
  • Thu Aug 29 10:09:00 CDT 2013 -- OMV group gauges gas-condensate in Pakistan
    A group led by OMV AG’s Pakistan subsidiary has gauged a gas-condensate discovery on the Mehar block in Sindh Province of Pakistan.
  • Wed Aug 28 12:36:00 CDT 2013 -- Vegas, TransGlobe tap two zones in Egypt Western Desert
    Vegas Oil & Gas SA and TransGlobe Energy Corp. have a Cretaceous oil and Jurassic gas-condensate discovery on the 50-50-held, 102,000-acre East Ghazalot block in the Abu Gharadig basin in Egypt’s Western Desert.
  • Tue Aug 27 11:57:00 CDT 2013 -- Atrush field eastern extension gauged in Iraq Kurdistan
    A well drilled by Abu Dhabi National Energy Co. PJSC's TAQA Atrush BV subsidiary has extended the Atrush field area 6.5 km to the east on the Atrush block in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq.
  • Tue Aug 27 10:16:00 CDT 2013 -- Tunisia: Petroskandia to explore northwestern block
    Petroskandia AB, Stockholm, has been awarded operatorship and a 50% interest in the 4,956 sq km Teboursouk block in Tunisia.
  • Wed Aug 21 16:28:00 CDT 2013 -- Norway: 15 companies buy NPD Barents, Jan Mayen seismic
    Fifteen oil companies have purchased the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate’s seismic data package from the southeastern Barents Sea and ocean areas off Jan Mayen Island northeast of Iceland as of Aug. 19, NPD said.
  • Mon Aug 19 11:16:00 CDT 2013 -- Greenland: TGS shooting 2D in northeastern offshore
    TGS-NOPEC Geophysical Co. has begun expansion of a multiclient 2D seismic survey offshore Northeast Greenland in advance of the 2013-14 license round and expects to acquire 4,200 km of data due to favorable ice conditions.
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