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Oil & Gas Exploration & Development

Oil & Gas UK welcomes consultation on uHPHT allowance

Jul 23, 2014

Oil & Gas UK said it welcomes the opening of a formal consultation by HM Treasury on a new cluster area allowance to support investment in ultrahigh-pressure, ultrahigh-temperature (uHPHT) oil and gas fields on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS).

Barents Sea’s Gohta discovery expanded with Lundin’s second well

Jul 21, 2014

Lundin Petroleum AB reported its Gohta appraisal well 7120/1-4s drilled in PL492 in the Barents Sea offshore Norway encountered 10 m of Upper Permian limestone conglomerate with good reservoir properties overlying fractured limestones of limited reservoir quality.

HNR moves ahead with Dussafu block development offshore Gabon

Jul 21, 2014

Harvest Natural Resources Inc., Houston, reported that it has signed a declaration of commerciality with the Gabonese government pertaining to Dussafu block offshore Gabon.

Central Petroleum starts work toward Dingo field development

Jul 21, 2014

Central Petroleum Ltd., Brisbane, has begun clearing works for the Dingo gas field development in central Australia’s Amadeus basin 65 km south of Alice Springs.

Shale's social license

Jul 21, 2014

The newfound abundance of oil and gas unlocked by the shale revolution has yielded increased public scrutiny of the oil and gas industry in the US, bringing with it a host of new challenges and opportunities for constructive collaboration.

BOEM issues ROD for environmental review of G&G survey off Atlantic Coast

Jul 18, 2014

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) issued a record of decision (ROD) for environmental review of geological and geophysical (G&G) survey activities offshore the Atlantic Coast.

BOEM schedules western gulf Lease Sale 238

Jul 17, 2014

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has scheduled western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 238 for Aug. 20 in New Orleans, where it will offer 21.6 million acres offshore Texas for oil and gas exploration and development.

Croatia issues tenders for onshore acreage

Jul 17, 2014

With an eye on Hungary’s growing onshore development, Croatia has announced the first of three tenders for onshore exploration.

New SEG president is group's first near-surface specialist

Oct 7, 2013

Election of the first specialist in near-surface geophysics to lead the Society of Exploration Geophysicists raises a communications problem: The definition of "near surface," says new SEG Pres. Don Steeples, depends on application.

A modern approach to build 3D sequence stratigraphic framework

Oct 7, 2013

The conventional approach of performing sequence stratigraphy on 3D seismic data is comprised of a limited set of seismic horizons. This practice can be changed with the help of a semiautomated solution that maps all stratigraphically consistent seismic reflectors in 3D.

Value of MSRI measurement of Selma exploration drill cuttings

Oct 7, 2013

Magnetic susceptibility (MS) measurements of oil exploration drill cuttings from above oil reservoirs show an increase in magnetic minerals at semishallow depths worldwide.

Studies predict oil upswing in deepwater GOM 2013, beyond

May 6, 2013

Independent reports by the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) and Wood Mackenzie Ltd. (OGJ Online, Oct. 15, 2012) predict a strong upswing in oil exploration and production in deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM) fields.

California's dense urban environment spawns friendlier 3D seismic survey design

Nov 5, 2012

Southern California oil producers have long faced the added challenge of making exploration and production compatible with urban life.

World's frontier basins draw exploratory efforts

Jun 4, 2012

Frontier basins around the world are in line for 3D seismic surveys and key exploratory wells as the 2012 midpoint nears.

Deepwater, land discoveries high-grade East African margin

Apr 2, 2012

World-class deepwater natural gas discoveries offshore in the Indian Ocean have turned the East African margin into one of the planet's hottest exploration theaters.

FOCUS: UNCONVENTIONAL OIL & GAS — Canadian provinces follow US states in hydraulic fracing guidelines, rules

Mar 5, 2012

Canadian provinces, like some US states, are forming hydraulic fracturing guidelines and regulations in an ongoing attempt to avoid controversy regarding groundwater and surface water safety.

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