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  1. 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.

  2. California: Ventura shallow heavy oil drilling planned

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    Fri, 4 Nov 2011

    Sefton Resources Inc., Denver, said its TEG Oil and Gas USA Inc. unit will begin drilling four new wells in mid-November from existing pads in Tapia heavy oil field in the eastern Ventura basin in Los Angeles County, Calif.

  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. Adria Energy gains approval for drilling offshore Israel

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    Fri, 25 Jan 2013

    Adira Energy received approval from the Tel Aviv District Committee for Planning and Building for exploratory oil drilling in the Gabriella reservoir offshore Israel. Exploration is scheduled to begin in the second quarter. Gabriella reservoir

  9. Baker Hughes: Bakken formation, Eagle Ford shale drilling could slow

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    Mon, 30 Jul 2012

    The pace of oil drilling could slow in the Bakken formation in North Dakota and also in the Eagle Ford shale in South Texas if US prices were to drop below

  10. Venoco prefers Monterey vertical well economics

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    Thu, 4 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

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