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2014-08-15 12:22:07

HOUSTON, Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) today announced that the Bright exploration well in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico reached the targeted Upper and Middle Miocene objectives and did not encounter hydrocarbons. Drilled to a total depth of 13,500 feet on Atwater Valley 362, the well has been plugged and abandoned. Full well assessment and the integration of drilling results into the Company's geologic models is ongoing to determine forward exploration...

2014-08-12 12:22:50

SALT LAKE CITY, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- American Sands Energy Corp. (OTCBB: AMSE, "AMSE" or the "Company"), an oil sands exploration and development company operating in Utah, today announced that management will present at EnerCom's The Oil & Gas Conference® 19. Date: August 21, 2014 at 10:25 AM, ETLocation: Westin Denver Downtown, Denver, COWebcast: http://www.oilandgas360.com/togc-webcast/americansands/ Daniel Carlson, Company CFO, will be presenting at the conference,...

2014-08-12 08:22:58

FORT WORTH, Texas, Aug. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Basic Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: BAS) ("Basic") today reported selected operating data for the month of July 2014. Basic's well servicing rig count remained unchanged at 421. Well servicing rig hours for the month were 73,300 producing a rig utilization rate of 69%, compared to 74% and 71% in June 2014 and July 2013, respectively. During the month, Basic's fluid service truck count increased by three to 1,019. Fluid service truck...

2014-08-11 23:00:40

The Subsea Company launches its line of certified True Precision Pressure Gauges for deep-water deployment. Individually calibrated and tested, Subsea Pressure Gauges prove more reliable for offshore industry. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) August 11, 2014 At The Subsea Company, innovation comes standard. Since last year, the manufacturing company has been tweaking its already precise proprietary equipment and parts and ensuring that all Subsea Pressure Gauges are Subsea Certified. What does that...

2014-08-11 08:24:19

HOUSTON, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) announced today that it has signed a Production Sharing Contract (PSC) with the Government of Gabon covering Block F15 in the Gabon Coastal Basin. Under the terms of the PSC, Noble Energy will be the Operator with a 60 percent working interest. Noble Energy's partner on Block F15 is Woodside Petroleum Ltd., who will have the remaining 40 percent working interest. Block F15 is located approximately 140 kilometers...

2014-08-07 23:01:06

TGS, a global multi-client geoscience data provider, has given a gift of digital seismic and well log data from the Gulf of Mexico to the Department of Geology & Geological Engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines & Technology in Rapid City, S.D. Students preparing to enter the petroleum industry will begin analyzing the information from over 3,000 square miles in the Gulf this fall. Rapid City, S.D. (PRWEB) August 07, 2014 The Department of Geology & Geological...

2014-08-06 08:23:10

CALGARY, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Athabasca Oil Corporation (TSX: ATH) ("Athabasca" or "the Company") is pleased to report its second quarter 2014 financial and operating results. Second quarter highlights: -- produced an average of 5,767 barrels of oil equivalent per day ("boe/d") with 52% liquids, in line with guidance of 5,500 to 6,000 boe/d; -- obtained extended production results from two additional Duvernay wells at Kaybob...

2014-08-06 08:22:58

An active quarter highlighted by first production and sales CALGARY, Aug. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - Oryx Petroleum Corporation Limited ("Oryx Petroleum" or the "Group") today announces its financial and operational results for the quarter ended June 30, 2014. Highlights: -- Production commenced in June 2014 with gross (100%) production averaging 3,200 bbl/d (working interest production of 2,100 bbl/d) for the twelve days of production in Q2 2014 -- Operations continue...

2014-08-05 08:26:17

HAMILTON, Bermuda, August 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AziNam Ltd., the offshore Namibia focused exploration company, is pleased to announce that it has secured an additional 10% working interest position in Blocks 2111B and 2211A, the "Guy Block", from Eco (Atlantic) Oil & Gas. Following completion of the transaction, AziNam will hold a 30% interest in the Guy Block, for which it will bear an additional 10% of the operating costs as well as its participating interest...

2014-08-05 08:24:15

HOUSTON, Aug. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PATTERSON-UTI ENERGY, INC. (NASDAQ: PTEN) today reported that for the month of July 2014, the Company had an average of 207 drilling rigs operating in the United States and nine rigs in Canada. Average drilling rigs operating reported in the Company's monthly announcements represent the average number of the Company's drilling rigs that were operating under a drilling contract. The Company cautioned that numerous factors in addition to average...


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