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2012-01-24 08:30:00

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Jan. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Brinx Resources Ltd. (OTCQB: BNXR) is pleased to report that the Company and its partners have drilled the first discovery well ("SBV-2-32 ) at the King City Project in California. The SBV-2-32 well was spudded on November 22, 2011 and was drilled to a total depth of 3,468 feet on November 29, 2011. Casing was set and cemented in place to total depth. Two significant intervals showed promise for the production of commercial quantities of...

2012-01-17 05:00:00

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea and HOUSTON, Jan. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE:IOC) (POMSoX:IOC) ("InterOil") announced that drilling has commenced on the Triceratops-2 appraisal well in Petroleum Prospecting License 237 in Papua New Guinea. The plan is to drill the entire reservoir interval with a predicted total depth of the well of approximately 7,579 feet (2,310 meters). The well is expected to take in the order of 60 to 120 days to drill, log and test...

2011-04-26 06:55:00

IRVING, Texas, April 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Breitling Oil and Gas today announced that the Breitling-Yardeka #1, the first well in its new Arkoma Basin gas field in McIntosh County, Oklahoma, is being completed as a possible natural gas producer after reaching a total vertical depth of 3,500 feet. From log analysis, the well encountered several potentially productive zones over a gross interval in the Jefferson Sand from 3380 feet to 3390 feet; the Upper Gilcrease Sand from 2246 feet to...

2011-04-07 07:15:00

IRVING, Texas, April 7, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Breitling Oil and Gas Corporation, an independent exploration and production company based in Irving, Texas, announced today that it has spud the Breitling-Yardeka #1 in McIntosh County, Oklahoma on the northern edge of the Arkoma Basin. The Yardeka #1 is the first well to be drilled in Breitling's newly developed gas field in the Basin. There are two major objectives within the prospect, the Jefferson Sand at 3450' and the Upper Gilcrease Sand...

2010-07-07 01:00:00

HOUSTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Endeavour International Corporation (NYSE-Amex: END) (LSE: ENDV) today announced that a sixth appraisal well has been successfully drilled and tested in the Cygnus gas field further confirming the field as one of the largest ever discovered in the UK sector of the Southern North Sea. In addition, the Department of Energy and Climate Change has awarded Cygnus field participants interest in P1731 covering blocks 44/11b and 44/12b. This new license...

2009-04-30 08:00:00

PORTLAND, Maine, April 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Magellan Petroleum Corporation (Nasdaq: MPET; ASX: MGN) ("Magellan") announced its production and exploration activities for the quarter ended March 31, 2009. OIL & GAS SALES Natural Gas The Company's share of natural gas sales during the quarter ended March 31, 2009 decreased by 11 percent from the March 2008 quarter, as detailed below: Field (Magellan Share) Million Cubic Feet Terajoules Variance...

2008-09-25 09:00:48

The Philippine government expects to start oil production from its largest natural gas field in less than two years, said Eduardo Hernandez, director at state-run Philippine National Oil Co- Exploration. An unlisted domestic firm, Burgundy Global Exploration, will extract crude deposits at the Camago-Malampaya gas field off the coast of Palawan island in western Philippines, along with PNOC-EC. The gas field is run by a consortium headed by a unit of Royal Dutch Shell. Originally...

2008-09-03 03:00:22

By Anonymous Just days after French oil giant Total withdrew from its planned multibillion-dollar gas investment project in Iran, Gazprom decided to enter the market with its own multibilliondollar deal to develop Iranian oil and gas fields. Iran offered Gazprom an extended package for the development of oil and gas fields; construction of refineries; transfer of oil from the Caspian Sea to the Sea of Oman; development of Iran's North Azadegan oil field; exchange of technology and...

2008-08-25 09:01:39

By Jonathan Saul Oil and natural gas companies are stepping up exploration efforts off Ireland's coast, lured by an attractive tax regime and higher energy prices. Offshore projects in Ireland had been overlooked by many companies due to high costs and a lack of commercial finds since drilling first began in the 1970s. But prospectors like the U.S. company Exxon Mobil and StatoilHydro of Norway now hope to strike it lucky in Ireland as it gets harder to access new fields elsewhere. A...

2008-08-04 09:00:55

Text of article headlined: "Iran ready to buy part of Shah Deniz gas field from Azerbaijan" published by Iranian newspaper Jomhuri- Ye Eslami, on 2 Aug Tehran, 2 Aug: During some discussions with Azerbaijan, the oil minister [Gholamhoseyn Nowzari] said that we have announced our readiness to buy a section of Shah Deniz field's natural gas. He said: A while ago, during a meeting that was held in the Oil and Gas Company of the Republic of Azerbaijan, some discussions were made regarding the...