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  1. 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.

  2. 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.


    Magazine Articles

    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

  4. Iraq: Kuwait Energy, Dragon Oil drilling well on Block 9

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    Thu, 14 Aug 2014

    An onshore exploration well being drilled on Iraq’s Block 9 has reached the first of its two targets, Dragon Oil PLC said in a statement posted on its web site regarding 2014 interim operating results.

  5. US land, oil drilling dips to 1,757 units in latest rig count report

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    Fri, 27 Dec 2013

    Rigs drilling on land and for oil took the biggest hit in the latest US drilling rig count report, released by Baker Hughes Inc.

  6. 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.

  7. 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, ...

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. API: 4Q 2011 US oil well completions top year-earlier total

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    Fri, 27 Jan 2012

    US oil drilling in fourth-quarter 2011 was up from a year earlier, the American Petroleum Institute said in its latest quarterly well completion

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