Maersk finds hydrocarbons at Block 16 Offshore AngolaSep 25, 2012
Maersk Oil Angola A/S (Maersk Oil), together with concessionaire Sonangol E.P., and partners Sonangol P&P and Odebrecht Oil and Gas Angola Ltd,
Eni report first important oil discovery in OTCP Block offshore GhanaSep 21, 2012
Eni has made the first oil discovery in the Offshore Cape Three Points (OCTP) block, located in the Tano Basin offshore Ghana, about 50 km
Tethys Oil reports new oil discovery onshore OmanSep 21, 2012
The exploration well B4EW3 on Block 4 onshore Oman has been successfully completed. At an initial flow test, the well flowed at a rate
Eni reports significant gas discovery in PakistanSep 20, 2012
Eni has made a significant gas discovery onshore Pakistan, in the Badhra Area B exploration concession, located in the Khirtar Fold Belt region,
Exillon Energy confirms oil at Siberian wellSep 14, 2012
Exillon Energy has said (Sep 11) the East EWSI-571 well in West Siberia has confirmed 17.8 metres of effective vertical net pay.
Ecopetrol makes discovery at Santander provinceSep 6, 2012
Ecopetrol S.A. reported that it has proven the presence of crude oil at the Aullador-I exploratory well located in Santander province, 17 miles
BG's new Norway pieces adding upAug 31, 2012
The Norwegian outfit of global energy business BG hopes to drill as many as 14 wells at the Bream and Knarr discoveries over the next two years, a company employee said.
Statoil clear for Canadian campaignAug 30, 2012
Stavanger-based operator Statoil is set to drill three wells in promising Canadian offshore acreage while sharing the costs of another area well and maturing its new Beaufort Sea stake.
Lundin Petroleum reports Geitungen oil discoveryAug 28, 2012
Lundin Petroleum AB’s (Lundin Petroleum) wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway) report that exploration well 16/2-12 in PL265
Petrobras reports new oil discovery in ultra-deep waters in Sergipe-Alagoas BasinAug 27, 2012
Petrobras has confirmed the presence of good quality oil and gas in the BM-SEAL-10 block, in ultra-deep waters in Sergipe-Alagoas Basin.
CNOOC Limited reports two new exploration discoveriesAug 21, 2012
CNOOC Limited made two new exploration discoveries in Luda 6-2 and Lufeng 15-1. Luda 6-2 is located in the Liaodong Bay in Bohai with an average
Petrobras reports new data on the Carcará discoveryAug 16, 2012
Petrobras reports the new data obtained with the further drilling of well 4-SPS-86B (4-BRSA-971-SPS), which is testing the Carcará prospect, in
Crimson reports sixth Woodbine oil discovery at an initial rate of 1,332 boepdAug 2, 2012
Crimson Exploration Inc. reported the successful completion of the Payne #1H (92.1% WI), its sixth horizontal well targeting the Woodbine formation.
Petroamerica successfully appraises the Las Maracas Mirador oil discoveryAug 1, 2012
Petroamerica Oil Corp. provide the results of its Las Maracas-3 well (the "well") drilled on the Los Ocarros Block in the Llanos Basin of Colombia.
Faroe Petroleum finds hydrocarbons at Cooper wellJul 27, 2012
Faroe Petroleum reports the preliminary results of the 6506/11-9 S Cooper well in the Norwegian Sea (Faroe Petroleum 30%).
PetroNova reports oil discovery at Pendare 1 well on CPO-13Jul 26, 2012
PetroNova Inc. reported an oil discovery at its Pendare 1 exploratory well located on the CPO-13 Block (in which PetroNova has 20 percent working
Drillsearch Energy reports new Birkhead oil discovery at Bauer-5Jul 24, 2012
Drillsearch Energy Limited advise that a new Birkhead Oil Discovery has been made at the Bauer-5 appraisal/development well location in PEL 91.
Afren encounters oil at Simrit-2 exploration wellJul 20, 2012
Afren plc reports that the Simrit-2 exploration well in the Kurdistan region of Iraq has been drilled to a depth of 3,800 metres and the total net oil pay has increased to
Horn Petroleum reports oil shows at Shabeel NorthJul 19, 2012
Horn Petroleum Corporation reported that the Shabeel North well is currently at a depth of 6,453 feet (1,967 meters) and has penetrated a 164 foot (50 meter) gross
Anadarko reports discovery offshore GhanaJul 19, 2012
Anadarko Petroleum Corporation reported the Wawa-1 exploration well, located in the Deepwater Tano Block offshore the Republic of Ghana, discovered approximately
Beach Energy reports oil discovery at Mustang-1Jul 18, 2012
Beach advises a new field oil discovery, with a 4.5 metre oil column encountered at Mustang-1 in PEL 111, flowing at equivalent of almost 2,500 bopd from DST Beach
Helix reports deepwater Gulf of Mexico discoveryJul 17, 2012
Helix Energy Solutions Group reported an oil discovery at the Danny II exploration well at the Bushwood Field located in Garden Banks Block 506,
Petrobras reports new discovery in Espírito Santo BasinJul 13, 2012
Petrobras reports the discovery of a new oil accumulation (15°API) in the post-salt layer of Espírito Santo Basin, in Concession BM-ES-24 (Block ES-M-661),
ATP reports success at Shimshon well Offshore IsraelJul 4, 2012
ATP Oil & Gas Corporation and its wholly-owned subsidiary ATP East Med B.V. reported success at the Shimshon well in the Levant Basin of offshore Israel.