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2014-07-21 08:23:30

SALT LAKE CITY, July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN), today announced its drilling schedule through the end of 2014. The Company plans to start drilling two wells in August, one well in September and two more wells in the fourth quarter of 2014. "We expect to see strong growth in reserves this year," said Andy Pierce, Vice President of Operations of FX Energy. "We have a great drilling schedule through year end and we think our track record gives us a...

2014-07-17 08:24:05

HOUSTON, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caprock Oil, Inc. (OTC: ROKO.OB) has announced that it has entered into a participation agreement with private Houston based Rio Bravo Energy Partners, LLC to acquire a 20 percent working interest in a proposed gas development project in the Goldman Field in Edwards County, Texas. Caprock acquired its working interest from Rio Bravo by the issuance of 120,000 shares of its restricted Common Stock, and by agreeing to assume the obligation for 20%...

2014-07-17 08:23:45

SANTIAGO, Chile, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoPark Limited ("GeoPark") (NYSE: GPRK), the Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations and producing properties in Chile, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina, today announces its 2Q2014 operational update. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140717/127869 For the quarter ended June 30, 2014, GeoPark's oil and gas average production increased 57% to a record 20,441 boepd, compared to 2Q2013. Production increases...

2014-07-15 20:20:41

HELENA, Mont., July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Bakken Resources, Inc. (OTCQX: BKKN) ("BKKN"), announces its entry into an Oil and Gas Lease for approximately 9,300 net mineral acres located in Idaho, as reported in the Company's Current Report on Form 8-K filed today with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The Lease primarily relates to approximately 9,300 net mineral acres located in the Counties of Payette, Ada and Canyon in the State of Idaho. Per acre leasing terms are not...

2014-07-15 12:31:11

TSX-V: ORC.A, ORC.B TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, July 15, 2014 /CNW/ - Orca Exploration Group Inc. ("Orca" or "the Company") today advises that the Company is in discussions with a number of third parties which have made unsolicited approaches to the Company relating to the sale of the Company, a significant asset disposal, strategic investment or other transaction involving the Company. Orca is issuing this press release in response to speculation regarding a potential sale of...

2014-07-15 08:22:07

LAGOS, Nigeria, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sahara Group's Upstream Company today announced results of drilling and testing in OPL274, where Sahara holds a 100% working interest. Sahara's upstream affiliate Enageed Resources Ltd completed the third well of a three-well onshore drilling program in the Edo State block and has demobilized its drilling rig, HPEB-187. Sahara's CEO and MD Tonye Cole remarked "Today marks an historic occasion for Sahara Group, for its...

2014-07-11 16:21:51

CALGARY, Alberta, July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Oando Energy Resources Inc. ("Oando Energy Resources" or the "Company") (TSX: OER), a company focused on oil and gas exploration and production in Nigeria, today announced that it has completed the acquisition of Medal Oil Company Limited ("Medal Oil"). The purchase price of US$5,000,000 was satisfied by the issuance of 3,491,082 units, each unit consisting of one common share of the Company and one-half of one warrant to...

2014-07-10 08:22:46

SANTIAGO, Chile, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GeoPark Limited ("GeoPark") (NYSE: GPRK), the Latin American oil and gas explorer, operator and consolidator with operations and producing properties in Chile, Colombia, Brazil and Argentina, today announces the discovery of the Tigana Norte 1 oil well on its Llanos 34 Block in Colombia. GeoPark is the Operator of and has a 45% working interest in the Llanos 34 Block. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130603/MX24008LOGO-b GeoPark...

2014-07-10 08:22:36

HOUSTON, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE: HDY) today announced that Tullow Guinea Ltd. ("Tullow"), has appointed Gilbert Yevi as its country manager for Guinea. Mr. Yevi previously served a leading role in the success of Tullow's Jubilee Field in Ghana. The members of the Consortium and their participating interests in the Concession from the Government of Guinea granting exploration rights offshore Guinea are Tullow - 40%, and the operator;...

2014-07-07 08:24:00

HOUSTON, July 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Goodrich Petroleum Corporation (NYSE: GDP) today announced the completion of its Beech Grove 94H-1 (66.7% WI) well in East Feliciana Parish, Louisiana. The well has achieved a peak 24-hour production rate to date of approximately 740 barrels of oil equivalent ("BOE") per day, comprised of 672 barrels of oil and 412 Mcf of gas on a 19/64 inch choke. The Beech Grove 94H-1 well was drilled with an approximate 6,000 foot lateral, landed in the...


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