Dragon Oil make second oil discovery at 'Block 9', IraqDec 30, 2014
Dragon Oil advises that Kuwait Energy, Dragon Oil's partner in Block 9, Iraq (Dragon Oil 30% interest), issued the following update on the exploration
Pakistan’s OGDCL discovers hydrocarbons at Jand #01 wellDec 8, 2014
Pakistan’s Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) has discovered hydrocarbons bearing horizons in its exploratory well Jand # 01.
First oil from Gulf of Mexico Jack/St. Malo projectDec 4, 2014
Oil and natural gas production started from the partner-operated Jack/St. Malo project in the US Gulf of Mexico. Statoil’s expected production from the combined fields is 23,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day at peak production.The Jack/St. Malo project in the US Gulf of Mexico is the first of five major Statoil US offshore fields that will begin production over the next few years.
Marathon Oil makes Jisik discovery in the Kurdistan Region of IraqDec 2, 2014
Marathon Oil Corporation, through its wholly owned subsidiary Marathon Oil KDV B.V., announced that the Jisik-1 exploration well has discovered
Statoil Recommended as Johan Sverdrup OperatorDec 1, 2014
The Johan Sverdrup partners have agreed to recommend Statoil as operator for all phases of the field.
Kangaroo-2 appraisal well encounters five separate oil zonesNov 28, 2014
As at 2000 hrs BRST on 25 November 2014 drilling had been completed at a total depth of 2,369 metres below rotary table (mRT) and a wireline
Linc Energy finds oil shows in its 1st exploration well in the Arckaringa BasinNov 27, 2014
Linc Energy Ltd has detected hydrocarbon shows in the Stuart Range Formation at the Pata 1 exploration well, the first of three wells in this
Talisman and Ecopetrol make hydrocarbon discovery in Block CPO-9, ColombiaNov 24, 2014
Talisman Energy Inc. affiliate Talisman (Colombia) Oil & Gas Ltd., and Ecopetrol S.A. have proven the presence of hydrocarbons in the
Kangaroo 2 appraisal well hits gas and oilNov 21, 2014
As at 2000 hrs BRST on 18 November 2014 drilling is ongoing in the 12-1/4' hole section at a current depth of 1,760 mRT.
CNOOC makes a mid-sized discovery Lufeng14-4 in Eastern South China SeaNov 20, 2014
CNOOC Limited has made a mid-sized new discovery Lufeng14-4 in the Eastern South China Sea. The Lufeng14-4 structure is located in Lufeng Sag in the Pearl River
Chevron confirms first oil production from Tubular Bells in the Gulf of MexicoNov 18, 2014
Chevron Corporation says that the Hess Corporation-operated Tubular Bells deepwater project, located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, has started crude oil and natural gas production. The field is located 135 miles (217 km) southeast of New Orleans, in approximately 4,300 feet (1,310 m) of water in the Mississippi Canyon area. The discovery well was drilled in 2003, and project construction began in October 2011.
Cap Energy makes second Senegal discoveryNov 17, 2014
Cairn Energy’s second well offshore Senegal, SNE-1, has discovered oil in the first of two target reservoirs and in quantities that are
Pegasus West gas discovery tested at combined rate of over 90 MMscfpdNov 14, 2014
Atlantic Petroleum announce that the 43/13b-7 Pegasus West gas discovery, operated by Centrica Energy, drill stem test (DST) flowed at
FAR Ltd strikes oil in second major oil discovery offshore SenegalNov 11, 2014
FAR Ltd has made a second oil discovery offshore Senegal in West Africa in the SNE-1 well. The SNE-1 well has discovered a 95 metre gross oil bearing column with
Petrolympic updates drilling progress report on the Masse No 2 wellNov 11, 2014
Petrolympic Ltd. says that drilling of the Massé No 2 Well is in progress and substantial oil and gas shows have been documented. The well is drilled
Det norske completes testing of the Garantiana discoveryNov 4, 2014
Det norske oljeselskap ASA, as partner in PL554, has completed drilling and testing of appraisal well 34/6-3 S on the 'Garantiana' discovery and the
New significant oil discovery in the offshore of CongoOct 31, 2014
Eni preliminary estimates the potential of Minsala Marine discovery in about 1 billion barrels of oil equivalent in place, of
Ecopetrol makes hydrocarbon discovery in the Gulf of MexicoOct 29, 2014
Ecopetrol S.A. reports the discovery of hydrocarbons in the Leon exploratory well located deepwater in the Gulf of Mexico (USA), operated by Repsol
Kuwait Energy makes discovery at Abu Sennan, EgyptOct 28, 2014
Kuwait Energy and their main partner, the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC), announced that the operated exploration well ASA-1 st3
CNOOC Limited makes new discovery Jinzhou 23-2 in BohaiOct 27, 2014
CNOOC Limited has made a mid-to-large new discovery Jinzhou 23-2 in Bohai. Jinzhou 23-2 structure is located in the north part of Liaodong Uplift of Bohai with an average water
Petrobras discovers hydrocarbons in Espírito Santo BasinOct 27, 2014
Petrobras has discovered a hydrocarbon accumulation in deep waters of the Espírito Santo Basin post-salt by drilling well 4-BRSA-1265-ESS (ANP nomenclature)
GDF SUEZ and BP discover new Central North Sea fieldOct 24, 2014
GDF SUEZ E&P UK Ltd and BP has announced a new exploration discovery in the UK Central North Sea. The discovery, which spans GDF SUEZ
Chevron makes oil discovery in deepwater U.S. Gulf of MexicoOct 24, 2014
Chevron Corporation has made a new oil discovery at the Guadalupe prospect in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The Keathley Canyon Block 10 Well No. 1 encountered significant oil pay in the Lower Tertiary Wilcox Sands. The well is located approximately 180 miles off the Louisiana coast in 3,992 feet of water and was drilled to a depth of 30,173 feet.
New oil resources proved in the Grane areaOct 22, 2014
Operator Statoil has together with PL169 partners proved new oil resources in the D-structure in the vicinity of the Grane field in the North Sea. Well 25/8-18 S, drilled by the rig Transocean Leader, proved an oil column of 25 metres in the Heimdal Formation. The estimated volume of the discovery is in the range of 30-80 million barrels of recoverable oil.