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Exploration Development 2013 P8

  • 08/16/2013 -- Australia: Shell takes Finder Browse basin farmout
    Shell Development (Australia) Pty. Ltd. will earn a 50% interest in and become operator of the AC/P 52 permit in the northern Browse basin offshore Western Australia under a farmout from Finder Exploration Pty. Ltd., private Perth independent.
  • 08/16/2013 -- Louisiana: Port Hudson field interest changes hands
    West Texas Resources Inc., Frisco, Tex., has acquired a 7.24625% working interest in the oil and gas leases, wells, and attendant production in Port Hudson field, Baton Rouge Parish, La., from an undisclosed seller for $702,900.
  • 08/12/2013 -- Llanos foothills Mirador well tests at 5,218 b/d rate
    Petrominerales Corp., Calgary, said its Taya-1 well on Corcel Block 31 in the Llanos foothills of Colombia production-tested at the rate of 5,218 b/d of 23.2° gravity oil upon recompletion in the Mirador formation.
  • 08/09/2013 -- Gazprom Neft expands W. Siberia shale oil research
    Gazprom Neft has approved the continued study of shale oil reserves at the Bazheno-Abalaksky complex of the Palyanovskaya zone at Krasnoleninskoye field, which is being developed in Russia by Gazpromneft-Khantos.
  • 08/08/2013 -- Sanchez Energy to drill in Tuscaloosa marine shale trend
    Sanchez Energy Corp., Houston, said it will become a 50-50 partner with an affiliate with acquisition of 40,000 net undeveloped acres in the emerging Tuscaloosa marine shale (TMS) oil and gas play centered in southern Mississippi.
  • 08/08/2013 -- Cairn to farm into exploration block offshore Mauritania
    Cairn Energy PLC will take a farmout from Chariot Oil & Gas Investments (Mauritania) Ltd. to earn a 35% nonoperated interest in the C19 exploration block offshore Mauritania.
  • 08/07/2013 -- Oryx details Demir Dagh development in Iraq Kurdistan
    Oryx Petroleum Corp., Calgary, has laid out its plans to explore and develop the Demir Dagh license in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, where it targets 7,000-9,000 b/d of oil production to start in the second quarter of 2014.
  • 08/05/2013 -- Alaska’s DNR extends first leases under new provision
    Alaska’s Department of Natural Resources extended oil and gas leases for the first time on Aug. 1 under authority the state’s legislature gave it earlier this year.
  • 08/05/2013 -- Suriname: Tullow takes Inpex Block 31 farmout
    A unit of Tullow Oil PLC will take a 30% participating interest in Block 31 on the shelf offshore Suriname from Inpex Corp.'s Teikoku Oil (Suriname) Co. Ltd., subject to approval by Staatsolie.
  • 08/01/2013 -- Apache has seven Egypt Western Desert discoveries in four basins
    Apache Corp. said its exploration program in Egypt’s Western Desert yielded seven oil and gas discoveries in four geologic basins in the quarter ended June 30.
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