Latest Petroleum reservoir Stories

2009-09-18 13:42:19

Heat-loving bacteria found in sediment in the Arctic Ocean could target undiscovered oil and gas reserves, scientists in Canada said. The thermophilic bacteria found off the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen are genetically similar to bacteria found at hot offshore oil reservoirs, said university researcher Casey Hubert, who led the investigation with the Max Planck Institute for Marine Biology in Germany. The Spitsbergen bacteria were found as dormant spores, which likely were transported to...

2009-07-07 15:31:00

HOUSTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) announced today results from its Tamar appraisal well, known as Tamar-2, offshore Israel in the Matan license.

2009-04-06 08:00:00

Report on initial tests performed at Quriyana-1 well BOGOTA, Colombia, April 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ecopetrol S.A.

2009-03-02 11:08:00

EDMONTON, March 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - Wavefront Energy and Environmental Services Inc.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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