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Oil & Gas Exploration & Development

BG lets contract for seismic survey offshore Honduras

Aug 3, 2015

BG International Ltd. Sucursal Honduras has let a contract to Fugro for an integrated multibeam echosounder survey and seabed coring project offshore Honduras.

Lime Petroleum due Norwegian Sea stakes

Aug 3, 2015

Lime Petroleum Norway AS has agreed to acquire 50% of the PL760 and PL760B licenses in the Norwegian Sea from Enquest Norge AS. Terms weren’t reported.

AFPM Q&A-1: Safety, gasoline processing questions addressed at annual conference

Aug 3, 2015

Gasoline processing operations, with a focus on safety, blending, and reforming issues, garnered considerable attention during the 2014 American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers Q&A and Technology Forum (Oct. 6-8; Denver).

Junex spuds fifth well on Quebec’s Galt prospect

Jul 31, 2015

Junex Inc. has spudded the Galt No. 5 as a follow up to its Galt No. 4 that came in at more than 300 bo/d in January.

BLM issues draft EA for Noble Energy’s latest DJ basin oil project

Jul 30, 2015

The US Bureau of Land Management released a draft environmental assessment for Noble Energy Inc.’s proposal to develop as many as 89 oil wells in Colorado’s Denver-Julesburg basin. The 7,986-acre project area is in a part of the D-J basin where oil and gas have been developed over several decades, it noted.

Vermilion Energy farms into German acreage

Jul 30, 2015

Vermillion Energy Inc. has signed a farm-in agreement providing access to a nearly contiguous land block in the North German basin.

PA Resources submits Tunisian field development plan

Jul 30, 2015

PA Resources Tunisia has submitted Tunisian authorities a plan of development for Zarat field that outlines a multiphase joint venture between PA Resources and L’Entreprise Tunisienne d’Activites Petrolieres (ETAP).

Rosneft, ExxonMobil file joint bids for Mozambique offshore contracts

Jul 30, 2015

OAO Rosneft and ExxonMobil Corp. filed joint bids to participate in the fifth licensing round organized by Mozambique’s Institute of National Petroleum.

AFPM Q&A-1: Safety, gasoline processing questions addressed at annual conference

Aug 3, 2015

Gasoline processing operations, with a focus on safety, blending, and reforming issues, garnered considerable attention during the 2014 American Fuel and Petrochemical Manufacturers Q&A and Technology Forum (Oct. 6-8; Denver).

Deepwater prospects gain momentum off Morocco

May 4, 2015

Morocco's long-awaited offshore oil and gas development may soon be under way.

New analytics, modeling improve subsalt drilling safety

Mar 2, 2015

Analytical models driven by advanced computing capacity and by numerical and physical models improve safety while drilling ultradeepwater subsalt basins.

COMMENT: Mexico's energy reform: A sobriety check

Mar 2, 2015

The Mexican energy reform of 2014 encompasses all links in the oil, gas, and power value chains.

WoodMac: US unconventional enters new stage

Dec 12, 2014

The unconventional oil and gas revolution is entering into a new stage with drilling and completion techniques pioneered in unconventional plays now being used to exploit all types of rock in mature US basins, according to research and advisory firm Wood Mackenzie.

Global reserves, oil production show increases for 2014

Dec 1, 2014

Oil & Gas Journal's annual look at worldwide proved reserves shows increases compared with a year ago. Reserves estimates for crude oil and lease condensate now total 1.656 trillion bbl, up from 1.647 trillion bbl reported in last year's survey (OGJ, Dec. 2, 2013, p. 30).

Momentum shifts in favor of development in Colorado

Oct 21, 2014

-Momentum appears to be shifting in the oil and gas industry's favor in Colorado after Gov. John Hickenloooper brokered a compromise that keeps off the November ballot two initiatives that were poised to place greater restrictions on development, and legal and political setbacks befell separate local measures that sought to restrict or ban hydraulic fracturing.

Texas earthquakes prompt regulators to take action

Oct 21, 2014

A series of unusual earthquakes in North Texas is prompting state regulators to look closely at a potential link between seismic activity and wastewater injection wells.

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