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Lukoil completes exploration well offshore Ivory Coast

Apr 2, 2014

Lukoil Overseas has completed drilling an exploration well on Block CI-101 offshore Ivory Coast.

New Zealand offers offshore tender

Apr 2, 2014

New Zealand’s Petroleum & Minerals (NZPM) has announced a 2014 tender for petroleum exploration permits. The offer includes five offshore and three onshore blocks encompassing 405,000 sq km.

PGNiG, Chevron reach Poland shale gas exploration agreement

Apr 1, 2014

Polish state-owned PGNiG has entered into a collaboration agreement with Chevron Polska Energy Resources for the first stage of shale gas exploration in four licenses in southeastern Poland.

Beach Energy extends success in Cooper western flank

Mar 31, 2014

Beach Energy Ltd., Adelaide, has extended its successful run of oil discoveries in the western flank Cooper-Eromanga basin play in South Australia with its Stunsail-1 wildcat.

White House eyes steps to curb oil, gas methane emissions

Mar 29, 2014

The White House announced additional steps to reduce methane emissions from oil and gas operations as part of a broader strategy. They included regulations to be proposed later this year by the US Bureau of Land Management to curb natural gas flaring on public lands.

Tullow advances Kenya exploration program

Mar 28, 2014

Tullow Oil PLC has moved forward with exploration and appraisal activities conducted by four rigs operating on Blocks 10BB and 13T onshore Kenya.

Lundin completes appraisal wells for Johan Sverdrup

Mar 28, 2014

Lundin Norway AS, a wholly owned subsidiary of Lundin Petroleum AB, has completed Johan Sverdrup appraisal wells 16/3-8 S and 16/3-8 S T2 in the eastern part of PL501 offshore Norway.

Kentucky: Daybreak begins 2014 drilling campaign

Mar 28, 2014

Daybreak Oil & Gas Inc., Spokane, Wash., has drilled the first well in its 20-well development drilling program for the 2014-15 fiscal year at Twin Bottoms field in Lawrence County, Ky.

BLM seeks comments on Noble’s proposed Nevada gas exploration

Mar 27, 2014

The US Bureau of Land Management is seeking comments on Noble Energy Inc.’s proposed natural gas exploration drilling on leases it holds in the Tabor Flats area west of Wells, Nev. It will accept comments through Apr. 27 on BLM’s environmental assessment and the Houston independent producer’s master surface use plan for the project, BLM’s Wells field office said.

Kansas-Missouri heavy oil area draws new operator

Mar 26, 2014

Worthington Energy Inc., San Francisco, said it will attempt to recover heavy oil on the Barr Cattle Co. lease near Chetopa in southeastern Kansas.

Myanmar awards exploration blocks

Mar 26, 2014

Myanmar’s energy minister has announced winners for 20 of the 30 offshore blocks that have been available since its auction launch in April 2013.

Financial questions seen for US shale gas, tight-oil plays

Mar 25, 2014

Financial problems of operators in US shale gas and tight oil plays might hold production growth below current expectations, according to the author of a March comment published by the Oxford Institute for Energy Studies (OIES).

BPTT adds to reserves at Angelin offshore Trinidad and Tobago

Mar 24, 2014

BP Trinidad & Tobago's (BPTT) Ocean Bottom Cable Seismic (OBCS) has already added significant proved reserves to its Angelin gas discovery in 80 m of water offshore the east coast of Trinidad and Tobago, the company said.

BOEM: Firms bid $850 million in high bids in central gulf lease sale

Mar 24, 2014

The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management reported that its central Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 231 received 380 bids from 50 companies on 326 blocks, resulting in a total of $850 million in apparent high bids. The lease sale was held Mar. 19 in New Orleans.

Statoil makes gas find on flank of Visund field in North Sea

Mar 24, 2014

Statoil Petroleum AS has made a natural gas discovery on the northeast flank of Visund field in the northern part of the North Sea, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate reported.

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