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Eni SPA’s North African subsidiary has resumed onshore exploratory drilling in Libya with a well in the Sirte basin that will test a new geological play in EPSA IV 2008 Contract Area A ( see map, OGJ
bytes] Norwegian oil industry regulator Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has outlined operators' plans for exploratory drilling off Norway this year and disclosed results of 1997 exploration programs. NPD says Norway's offshore operators
billion tons of oil equivalent. Universiteskaya is in the East Prinovozemelskiy-1 license area. “The start of exploratory drilling in the Kara Sea is the most important event of the year for the global oil and gas industry,” said Igor Sechin
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
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
Manas Petroleum Corp. said its Gobi Energy Partners LLC subsidiary completed a seismic survey in Mongolia and is focusing on six areas in order to meet the corporate goal of spudding the first well before end of the second quarter of 2012.
Cairn Energy PLC will drill as many as four exploratory wells off western Greenland in 2011 at a cost of $600 million following the three it completed in 2010.
Madalena Ventures Inc., Calgary, said drilling is to start shortly on three exploratory wells in Argentina’s Neuquen basin.
Niko Resources Ltd., Calgary, has moved the Hercules 208 jackup to the Ratnadewi-1 prospect from Candralila-1 on the Lhokseumawe block in Indonesia.
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.