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Det Norske Oljeselskap ASA drills dry well in Northern Sea

Tuesday, 9 Sep 2014 02:30am EDT

Det Norske Oljeselskap ASA:Says has completed drilling of a wildcat well 2/9-5 S.Says the well is dry.

AWE Ltd completes senecio-3 drilling operations

Monday, 8 Sep 2014 08:02pm EDT

AWE Ltd:As operator of permits L1/L2 in Perth Basin, Western Australia, says that, the senecio-3 appraisal well has been cased and suspended and that drilling rig is being demobilised.Elevated gas shows were observed and Senecio-3 well was deepened to total depth of 3,370m to appraise underlying secondary targets.Significant gas discovery was identified in deeper sands below primary target, which has potential to contain substantially larger volume than gas accumulation in Dongara/Wagina.

DNO says production sharing agreement for Somaliland extended

Monday, 8 Sep 2014 02:01am EDT

DNO ASA:Says has been granted a two-year extension of the term of its production sharing agreement for Block SL18 in Somaliland.Says the first exploration period will now end on Nov. 8, 2017.

Magellan Petroleum Corp commences drilling operations on the Horse Hill-1

Thursday, 4 Sep 2014 06:00am EDT

Magellan Petroleum Corp:Says drilling operations on the Horse Hill-1 well commenced on Sept. 3.The well is expected to be drilled to a depth of about 8,700 feet and to test a number of Jurassic-aged conventional stacked oil formations, including the Portland Sandstone, Corallian Sandstone, and Great Oolite formations, and a Triassic-aged conventional gas target.

Solo Oil Plc commenced drilling Horse Hill-1

Wednesday, 3 Sep 2014 02:00am EDT

Solo Oil Plc:Announce that drilling operations on Horse Hill-1 well have now commenced.Horse Hill-1 well in the onshore UK Weald Basin is planned to be drilled to a Total Depth of 2,646 metres.Solo has binding agreement in place to own 10 pct interest in Horse Hill Development Ltd (HHDL), a special purpose company, which owns a 65 pct participating interest and operatorship of onshore licence PEDL137 in the UK Weald Basin.HHDL is drilling operator.

AWE Limited announces new gas discovery at Senecio-3

Monday, 1 Sep 2014 09:00pm EDT

AWE Limited:Says Wireline logs and pressure tests have identified a significant gas discovery in the deeper sands below the primary target, which has the potential to contain a substantially larger volume than the gas accumulation in the Dongara/Wagina.Says Senecio-3 intersected the Carynginia Shale from 2,759m to 2,899m, the Irwin River Coal Measures from 2,899m to 3,153m.the Kingia Sandstone from 3,153m to 3,192m, and the High Cliff Sandstone from 3,192m to 3,333m before reaching a total depth of 3,370m in the Holmwood Shale.

Lundin Petroleum AB spuds exploration well 33/12-10 S in PL631

Monday, 1 Sep 2014 02:26am EDT

Lundin Petroleum AB:Says that, through its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway), drilling of exploration well 33/12-10 S in PL631 has commenced.The well will investigate the hydrocarbon potential of the Vollgrav South prospect in PL631, which is located 150 km west of Floro on the Norwegian west coast and between the giant Gullfaks and Statfjord fields.The main objective of well 33/12-10 S is to test the reservoir properties and hydrocarbon potential of the Upper Jurassic Sandstones equivalent to the reservoir in the Borg Field (which forms part of the Tordis Field discovered by Saga Petroleum 20 km further north in 1992).Lundin Petroleum estimates the Vollgrav South prospect to have the potential to contain unrisked, gross prospective resources of 57 million barrels of oil equivalent (MMboe).The planned total depth is 3,050 metres below mean sea level and the well will be drilled using the drilling rig Bredford Dolphin.Drilling is expected to take about 55 days.Lundin Norway is the operator and has a 60 percent working interest in PL631. The partners are Bayerngas Norge with a 30 percent working interest and Fortis Petroleum Norway with a 10 percent working interest.

Interra Resources Ltd commences drilling

Wednesday, 27 Aug 2014 06:30am EDT

Interra Resources Ltd:Says its wholly owned subsidiary, Goldwater TMT Pte. Ltd, has commenced drilling development well TMT-60 at the Tanjung Miring Timur field in South Sumatra, Indonesia.Says GTMT has 100% operating interest in the Technical Assistance Contract of the TMT field and the cost of drilling is funded from existing funds on hand.

Strike Energy Ltd announces award of new Cooper Basin permit

Tuesday, 26 Aug 2014 09:00pm EDT

Strike Energy Ltd:Says that it has been successful in its application for block CO2013-B in the Cooper Basin exploration acreage release by the Government of South Australia.


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