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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...

2008-10-17 09:00:00

HOUSTON, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Star Energy Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SSEY, the "Company"), a fast-growing E&P company with reserves and production from leases located in northern Louisiana, today announced that it has successfully drilled and logged the targeted Haynesville interval in its Atkins-Lincoln 17-2 Well with positive results. The well reached a total depth of 11,300 feet on October 14, 2008. This well is strategically located in the center section of the...

2008-10-01 15:00:44

Daniel R. Coffee was recently named as President of Capital City Energy Group, Inc. (OTCBB:CETG). As President, Coffee provides the leadership necessary to position the company at the forefront of the oil & natural gas industry. Coffee joined the firm in 2007 as Chief Operating Officer. He was responsible for locating and analyzing oil & natural gas companies for acquisition, in addition to the acquisition of oil & natural gas properties for the company's portfolio and for...

2008-09-11 09:00:33

Empire Energy Corporation International (OTCBB:EEGC) and its Australian subsidiary Great South Land Minerals today announced that the Hunt Energy Rig Number 3 has arrived in Tasmania, is stored in northern Tasmania and will be moving shortly to the Bellevue #1 site in the center of Tasmania. Local drilling company Spauldings has been mobilised and plans to begin drilling of the 350m (1150 feet) top hole on the 17th of September. Empire CEO and founder Malcolm Bendall reports, "We have...

2008-09-09 06:00:29

ThermaSource, LLC, is pleased to report the acquisition of Tecton Geologic, a Windsor, CA, based geothermal well logging company. Tecton Geologic, LLC provides on-site rig monitoring and mud logging for the geothermal drilling industry. Tecton provides additional services, such as hydrogen sulfide detection, and abatement providing a safe drilling environment. Tecton's networked data acquisition system, TopHand(TM), is able to measure a wide range of in-hole variables, providing an up-to-date...

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 12:00:49

HOUSTON, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Weatherford International Ltd. announced today that it has acquired International Logging, Inc. ILI is a world-class provider of surface logging, or "mud logging", and provides formation evaluation and drilling related services at the well site through its team of more than 1,200 graduate field geologists serving customers in more than 55 countries from over 30 offices globally. With the acquisition of ILI, Weatherford adds a new service to its...

2008-08-06 18:00:33

HOUSTON, Aug. 6, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Meridian Resource Corporation (NYSE:TMR) today provided an update to its operations for the second quarter. The Company's capital expenditures and growth plans are focused in two primary areas -- south Louisiana exploitation and development, both on and off shore, and the East Texas Austin Chalk play, development and exploitation activities. South Louisiana Exploitation The Company continues its exploitation of the Weeks Island field. Three...

2008-07-16 09:01:11

Junex (TSX VENTURE: JNX) has recently commenced its 2008-2009 exploration program that foresees the investment of about $10 million in the Saint Lawrence Lowlands over the next 18 months. The exploration operations undertaken by Junex are aimed at evaluating the natural gas potential of Shales in the Lorraine and Utica formations as well as the natural gas potential of the Trenton-Black River. Included within this exploration effort are 2D seismic surveys totalling about 200 line-kilometers...

2008-06-30 15:02:56

VANCOUVER, June 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Norwood Resources Ltd. (the "Company") announces that in preparation for the commencement of the production testing of the Maderas Negras and San Bartolo wells in late July, 2008, the Company has continued to refine the petrophysical model of Maderas Negras. Using data from Core Lab's analyses of whole core recovered during the drilling program and Schlumberger's additional evaluation of the well logs, the calculated amount of net hydrocarbons has...