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  1. Alberta: Mannville horizontal oil drilling under way

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    Fri, 13 Jan 2012

    FairWest Energy Corp., Calgary, has spudded its first horizontal well targeting light oil in the Mannville formation at Berry Creek, Alta., 115 miles east-northeast of Calgary.

  2. Alberta: Keg River vertical oil drilling to pick up

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    Thu, 17 Nov 2011

    Strategic Oil & Gas Ltd., Calgary, has completed its third successful Keg River well in the North Marlowe oil pool at Steen River, northwest Alberta, and plans to drill three more vertical Keg River wells in the first quarter of 2012.

  3. EPA issues air permits to Shell for oil drilling offshore Alaska

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    Tue, 20 Sep 2011

    The US Environmental Protection Agency issued final air quality permits Sept. 19 necessary for Shell Oil Co. to proceed with oil and natural gas exploration drilling in the Arctic offshore Alaska using the Noble Discoverer drillship and a support fleet of icebreakers, oil spill response vessels, ...

  4. EPA issues air permits to Shell for oil drilling offshore Alaska

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    Mon, 26 Sep 2011

    The US Environmental Protection Agency issued final air quality permits Sept. 19 necessary for Shell Oil Co. to proceed with oil and natural gas exploration drilling in the Arctic offshore Alaska using the Noble Discoverer drillship and a support fleet of icebreakers, oil spill response vessels, ...

  5. Heritage Oil drilling in Kurdistan

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    Mon, 22 Dec 2008

    Heritage Oil Ltd has commenced drilling the Miran West-1 well in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq, the first exploration well to be drilled on the Miran license.

  6. NY oil drilling ban moves forward

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    Fri, 2 Aug 2002

    US Sens. Charles E. Schumer and Hillary Rodham Clinton (D-NY) said Thursday they are hopeful the full Senate will soon permanently ban oil and gas exploration and drilling in the 16,000-acre New York Finger Lakes National Forest.

  7. STATELINE MORROW OIL DRILLING ENLARGES JACE FIELD

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    Mon, 17 Jun 1991

    G. Alan Petzet Exploration Editor Excitement is building again in the Colorado-Kansas stateline play. Pennsylvanian Morrow oil reserves are being added at the southeastern end of the productive area, in Kiowa County, Colo., and Greeley County, Kan. The latest completions are 25-30 miles southeast

  8. Special Report: Midyear Forecast: US, Canada drilling sustains healthy increases in 2011

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    Mon, 4 Jul 2011

    increases in the number of wells drilled can be expected in the US and Canada in 2011 compared with 2010 as the shift toward oil drilling intensifies. The disparity between oil and natural gas prices is supporting numerous drilling and leasing plays aimed

  9. Venoco prefers Monterey vertical well economics

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    Mon, 22 Aug 2011

    Venoco Inc., second largest acreage holder behind Occidental Petroleum Corp. in the California Miocene Monterey shale oil drilling play, may run six to eight rigs and drill 50-75 wells in 2012 focusing on vertical drilling and optimized completion

  10. Argentina detains vessel carrying oil pipes 'to Falklands'

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    Fri, 12 Feb 2010

    OGJ Oil Diplomacy Editor LOS ANGELES, Feb. 12 -- Argentina has detained a cargo vessel it claims recently delivered oil drilling supplies to the Falkland Islands, stepping up pressure on the UK to halt planned oil exploration activities in the region

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