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2014-06-02 08:22:32

HOUSTON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) today announced the completion of its C.H. Lewis 30-19H-1 (81.4% WI) well in Amite County, Mississippi. The well has achieved a peak 24-hour average production rate to date of 1,450 barrels of oil equivalent ("BOE") per day, comprised of 1,387 barrels of oil and 377 Mcf of gas on a 16/64 inch choke from an approximate 6,600 foot lateral. The well landed in the Company's lower target and was completed with...

2014-05-29 16:22:37

TSXV Trading Symbol: MVN OTC Trading Symbol: MDLNF CALGARY, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Madalena Energy Inc. ("Madalena" or the "Company") (TSXV: MVN and OTC: MDLNF) is pleased to announce the filing on SEDAR of the unaudited interim consolidated financial statements and related Management's Discussion and Analysis ("MD&A") for the three months ended March 31, 2014. Selected financial and operational information is outlined below and should be read in conjunction with...

2014-05-29 08:23:36

AUSTIN, Texas, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FieldPoint Petroleum Corporation (NYSE/MKT:FPP) today provided an update on recent drilling activity. Phillip Roberson, FieldPoint President and CFO, stated, "I am pleased to report that the Ranger Project, with our drilling partner Riley Exploration Group, LLC, is well underway. We have now completed the drilling of three horizontal wells, and we have just started the horizontal leg of the fourth well. As previously stated, we plan to...

2014-05-27 20:20:56

HOUSTON, May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Rowan Companies plc ("Rowan" or the "Company") (NYSE: RDC) announced today that its monthly report of drilling rig status and contract information has been updated as of May 27, 2014. The report titled "Monthly Fleet Status Report" can be found on the Company's website at www.rowancompanies.com. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20120827/DA62568LOGO Notable events in the current report include: -- Rowan Renaissance: The rig began experiencing...

2014-05-23 12:22:23

HOUSTON, May 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parker Drilling Company (NYSE:PKD), an international provider of contract drilling and drilling-related services and rental tools to the energy industry, acquired a 1500 horsepower posted barge rig for its Gulf of Mexico drilling fleet in a transaction valued at approximately $12.25 million, using cash on hand. Built in 2011, the ready-to-work rig features drilling depth capacity of 18,000 feet, a top drive, three mud pumps, and living quarters...

2014-05-22 23:02:59

Drilling and completion fluids are one of the key requirements for any drilling activity; offshore or onshore. http://www.micromarketmonitor.com/market-report/drilling-fluid-completion-fluid-reports-8062354106.html (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 The oil and gas drilling process generates two primary types of waste, namely drill cuttings and used drilling fluids. Most of the waste associated with oil and gas drilling activities can cause significant hazards to the environment. Hence, these need to...

2014-05-20 16:22:18

HOUSTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that it has published the May Fleet Status Report ("the Report"). The Report includes the Hercules Offshore Rig Fleet Status (as of May 20, 2014), which contains detailed contract information for each of the Company's drilling rigs. The Report also includes the Hercules Offshore Liftboat Fleet Status Report, which contains information by liftboat class for April 2014, including revenue per...

2014-05-19 20:20:40

HOUSTON, May 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hercules Offshore, Inc. (Nasdaq: HERO) announced today that Stephen M. Butz, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at the UBS Global Oil and Gas Conference in Austin, TX, on Wednesday, May 21, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. ET (12:30 p.m. CT). Interested parties may listen to the presentation live over the Internet at http://www.herculesoffshore.com. Go to the "Investor Information" link and select "News & Events." To...

2014-05-19 12:22:43

Successful tests of targeted Cretaceous and Jurassic reservoirs at Demir Dagh-3; Inconclusive results at Demir Dagh-5 CALGARY, May 19, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Corporation") today announces the test results for the Demir Dagh-3 well ("DD-3") and Demir Dagh-5 well ("DD-5") appraisal in the Hawler license area in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq. Oryx Petroleum is the operator and has a 65% participating and working interest in the...

2014-05-15 04:21:09

SAINT HELIER, Jersey, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - LONGREACH OIL AND GAS LIMITED (TSXV: LOI) (the "Company" or "Longreach") has encountered two prospective natural gas zones with its Kamar-1 well on the Kechoula structure, located in the Sidi Moktar licence in the Essaouira Basin of Morocco. One zone was in the targeted Lower Liassic formation and the other in the Lower Dogger/Upper Liassic formations. "These are very promising exploration results from our second Moroccan well,...


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