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    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 28 Jan 1991

    G. Alan Petzet Exploration Editor The Paradox basin is alive with exploratory drilling , with operators busy not only in Southeast Utah but the lightly drilled northeastern area of Southwest Colorado. New drilling

  2. API: US 2Q exploratory drilling up by over 50%

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    Tue, 15 Jul 2008

    completions jumped 99% from their level in 2007's second quarter, API said. "The year-to-year increase in exploratory drilling demonstrates the industry's resolve to explore for and find the oil and natural gas to keep our nation going


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 11 Jun 1990

    A substantial increase in exploratory drilling in Indonesia during the next 3 years will result from ..... increase from 120 this year to a peak of about 190 in 1993. Exploratory drilling fell from 217 wells in 1985 to 82 in 1987 because of the

  4. Hungary: Shallow Algyo exploratory drilling proposed

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    Wed, 1 Aug 2012

    Naftna Industrija Srbije JSC, the Serbian oil and gas company owned 56% by JSC Gazprom Neft, will drill three exploratory wells in the shallow Algyo play in Hungary’s Mako trough on lands held by Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd., Toronto.

  5. Namibia: Repsol seeks rig for exploratory drilling

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    Tue, 31 Jul 2012

    Repsol SA has agreed subject to regulatory approvals to take a 44% working interest in and become operator of License 0010 offshore northwestern Namibia, said Tower Resources PLC.

  6. Argentina: Neuquen exploratory drilling due

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    Thu, 17 Feb 2011

    Madalena Ventures Inc., Calgary, said drilling is to start shortly on three exploratory wells in Argentina’s Neuquen basin.

  7. Indonesia: Niko updates exploratory drilling progress

    Online Articles

    Tue, 12 Jun 2012

    Niko Resources Ltd., Calgary, has moved the Hercules 208 jackup to the Ratnadewi-1 prospect from Candralila-1 on the Lhokseumawe block in Indonesia.

  8. Peru: Iquitos arch exploratory drilling starts

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    Tue, 15 Feb 2011

    Gran Tierra Energy Inc., Calgary, has spudded the Kanatari-1 exploratory well on 2.3 million acre Block 128 along the crest of the Iquitos arch in northeastern Peru.

  9. Gulf of Mexico: Cobalt updates exploratory drilling

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    Wed, 13 Jun 2012

    Cobalt International Energy Inc., Houston, plans to plug its Ligurian-2 exploratory well in 5,500 ft of water on Green Canyon Block 814 in the Gulf of Mexico after it penetrated all of the targeted Miocene formations without encountering commercial hydrocarbons.

  10. Poland: San Leon plans further exploratory drilling

    Online Articles

    Thu, 5 Jul 2012

    San Leon Energy PLC will drill two exploratory wells to test the conventional oil potential of the Main Dolomite in Poland’s southern Permian basin on San Leon’s 100% held Nowa Sol concession.

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