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2009-03-02 11:08:00

EDMONTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Wavefront Energy and Environmental Services Inc. ("Wavefront"), a world leader in fluid injection technology for improved/enhanced oil recovery and groundwater restoration is pleased to announce that a Calgary-based, oil and gas producer will apply Powerwave in a commercial project located in Saskatchewan. Wavefront President and CEO Brett Davidson stated, "Fractured oil reservoirs represent a challenging environment for secondary oil...

2008-11-13 12:00:21

Lundin Petroleum has commenced the drilling of the appraisal well 16/1-10 on the Luno prospect located in Block PL 338, in the North Sea sector of the Norwegian Continental Shelf. Following the Luno oil discovery made in 2007 with estimated resources between 65 million barrels of oil equivalent (mmboe) and 190mmboe of gross recoverable oil from the Jurassic reservoir, the appraisal well 16/1-10 will target the lateral continuity of the Jurassic reservoir as well as the upside potential in...

2008-10-23 09:00:32

Heritage Oil, the operator of the Warthog-1 exploration well in Uganda, in which Tullow Oil is a 50% partner, has announced a significant new discovery. Drilling operations on Warthog-1 had commenced on September 27, 2008 and the well was drilled to a total depth of 911m. The well encountered a gross hydrocarbon-bearing interval of approximately 150m in thickness, with net hydrocarbon pay of 46m. Wireline logging and formation pressure measurements indicated 31m of net oil pay in the...

2008-10-15 18:00:21

InterOil Corporation (TSX: IOL) (AMEX: IOC) (POMSoX:IOC), today announced that drilling has commenced on the Antelope-1 appraisal well, located approximately 1.7 miles (2.8 km) south of the Elk-4 discovery well in Petroleum Prospecting License 238. The planned total depth of the well is approximately 7,900 feet (2,400 meters) and is expected to take in the order of 90 days to drill. "We are excited by the pre-drill indications and current seismic data of the Antelope-1 well which indicate...

2008-10-15 09:00:00

SALT LAKE CITY, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- FX Energy, Inc. today released production test and log interpretation data for the Company's recent Kromolice-1 well in the "Fences Concession" of central Poland. The well encountered a 48 meter gas saturated column of Rotliegend sandstone from 3,548 to 3,596 meters with average porosity ranging from 14% to approximately 20%. Drill stem tests yielded a calculated maximum absolute open flow of 50 to 64 million cubic feet of gas per day....

2008-09-23 12:00:45

Petrolia Inc. (TSX VENTURE: PEA) - In order to select the best drilling locations, Petrolia has successfully completed a large-scale geochemical and geo-microbial survey on Anticosti Island. The Company has applied this unconventional geochemical technique in order to prioritize, amongst a number of structures that have already been detected by seismic, the ones most likely to contain hydrocarbons. This type of survey has been successfully used worldwide for some time, and has located a...

2008-08-28 09:01:10

Premier Oil, engaged in oil and gas exploration, development and production, has announced that the Chim Cong well on Block 12W in Vietnam has been drilled into the basement to a total depth of 2,964 meters, resulting in an oil discovery. Wireline logging indicated that 7m of net oil pay was encountered in sandstone overlying the basement. A drill stem test confirmed the discovery. Owing to poor rock quality of the reservoir at this location, the oil flow rate achieved was marginal. The...

2008-08-18 18:00:35

SOFIA, Bulgaria, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Direct Petroleum Exploration Inc. (DPE) has finished the initial phase of the completion of its Deventci R1 gas discovery well in northern Bulgaria. Limited flow testing was undertaken on the high pressure Lower Jurassic Ozirovo zone on Sunday 17-August at the well site some 150 kilometers northeast of the capital, Sofia. Substantial gas and rich condensate flows were observed at the surface though no verifiable measurements were taken due to the...

2008-08-14 00:00:39

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Aug. 13, 2008) - Bronco Energy Ltd. ("Bronco" or the "Company") (TSX:BCF) announces an update on production and drilling operations. With the inlet tanks repaired in June, Bronco was able to refocus its efforts on process controls and commissioning of the treater in July. Production was limited for July as instrumentation settings, level controls and process enhancements were performed to calibrate the treater. August has seen a significant improvement in...

2008-07-04 12:00:25

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 4, 2008) - NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR DISSEMINATION IN THE U.S. Antrim Energy Inc. ("the Company") (TSX:AEN) (LSE:AEY), an international oil and gas exploration and production company, today released drilling results from its Causeway well 211/23d-18 (Antrim 65.5%) in the UK North Sea. The 23d-18 well drilled a significant oil column, including a new oil accumulation in the Etive Formation. The 23d-18 well, which was drilled...


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omphalos
  • The navel or umbilicus.
  • In Greek archaeology: A central boss, as on a shield, a bowl, etc.
  • A sacred stone in the temple of Apollo at Delphi, believed by the Greeks to mark the 'navel' or exact center-point of the earth.
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