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  1. Comoros: Single oil exploration agreement in force

    Online Articles

    Thu, 11 Oct 2012

    The government of the Comoros Islands offshore East Africa between Mozambique and Madagascar issued a statement that Mozambique Channel Discovery, a subsidiary of Boulle Mining Group, is the only company to have a valid oil and gas exploration and production agreement in Comoros territorial waters.

  2. Light oil exploration due in Kern County

    Online Articles

    Thu, 12 Jul 2007

    Chevron USA Inc. and a group of Canadian companies plan to search an underexplored area of the San Joaquin basin in sprawling Kern County for 15-25° gravity oil.

  3. Russia, Japan sign oil exploration agreements

    Online Articles

    Wed, 13 May 2009

    Japan and Russia have agreed to jointly develop an oil field in Eastern Siberia, according to an announcement by state-owned Japan Oil, Gas & Metals National Corp.

  4. Poll finds Norwegians want oil exploration assessment

    Online Articles

    Mon, 18 Jan 2010

    About 73% of Norwegians favor an investigation into the consequences of oil and gas exploration off the northern Lofoten islands, according to an opinion poll conducted on behalf of the country’s oil industry association.

  5. AWE to expand into oil exploration off Vietnam

    Online Articles

    Mon, 23 Mar 2009

    Australian Worldwide Exploration has added Vietnam to the list of countries it operates in after signing a farmin agreement for offshore Block 06/94 in the South China Sea off Vietnam.

  6. Advocates see large promise from ANWR oil exploration

    Online Articles

    Wed, 11 Jul 2001

    Opening the coastal plain of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to drilling could yield the largest oil field the industry has found in more than a generation, drilling supporters told a US House committee. Both the Congress and White House said they want to pass comprehensive energy legislation

  7. Reliance-Niko to invest $750 million in oil exploration

    Online Articles

    Fri, 29 Sep 2000

    Reliance Industries Ltd., one of the largest and most diversified business conglomerates in India, has decided to invest 34.62 billion rupees ($750 million) in its consortium with Niko Resources Ltd. for exploration of the dozen oil blocks it was recently awarded. The consortium was awarded nine ...

  8. New Views of the Subsurface Play concepts of oil exploration in Yemen

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 4 Jun 2001

    Click here to enlarge image MOL Hungarian Oil Co. has conducted exploration in Yemen since 1996 and operated in two blocks: North Mukalla Block 48 and SE Al Maber Block 49 (Fig. 1). As a result of our technical work, a tectono-stratigraphic model has been developed, new geochemical investigations


    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 24 Jun 1991

    G. Alan Petzet Exploration Editor The Dalhart basin of the northwestern Texas Panhandle, the state's least drilled prospective area, is showing signs of another round of exploratory drilling. Horizon Oil & Gas Co., Dallas, opened ERT (Granite Wash) field in Potter County at 102 Bivins Ranch 9 miles

  10. Studies predict oil upswing in deepwater GOM 2013, beyond

    Magazine Articles

    Mon, 6 May 2013

    Information Administration (EIA) and Wood Mackenzie Ltd. (OGJ Online, Oct. 15, 2012) predict a strong upswing in oil exploration and production in deepwater Gulf of Mexico (GOM) fields. These analyses use different assessment criteria but reach

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