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2014-01-29 16:23:45

Drilling Operations Continue, With New Oil Discoveries in Colombia CALGARY, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Gran Tierra Energy Inc. ("Gran Tierra Energy") (NYSE MKT: GTE) (TSX: GTE), a company focused on oil and gas exploration and production in South America, today provided a summary of the prospective resource potential of its exploration portfolio in Peru, in addition to a drilling update for its operations in Colombia and Brazil. "Over the last several years, Gran Tierra Energy...

2013-06-03 12:23:53

PERTH, Western Australia, June 3, 2013 /CNW/ - Aurora Oil & Gas Limited (Aurora) (ASX: AUT) (TSX: AEF) is pleased to announce that drilling activities have commenced within the recently acquired Aurora operated Eagle Ford acreage.  The F08 drilling rig from Nabors Drilling has now mobilised onto the Heard Ranch, has rigged up and the JP Heard Bower #19H well was spudded on May 31, 2013.  Aurora had previously advised commencement of operated drilling activity was expected...

2013-02-26 08:23:11

SALT LAKE CITY, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- FX Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: FXEN) today reported that it has drilled and cored a 36 meter section of Main Dolomite in the Tuchola-3K well. The Main Dolomite is the first of two target zones in this well. Very good gas shows were observed throughout the entire 36 meter section, but the drill stem test (DST) of the Main Dolomite from 2,641 to 2,677 meters did not encounter any inflow of gas or fluid. Core samples confirm that the Main Dolomite is tight...

2012-11-30 08:22:11

PORT MORESBY, Papua New Guinea and HOUSTON, Nov. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- InterOil Corporation (NYSE:IOC) (POMSoX:IOC) ("InterOil") announced that the Antelope-3 appraisal well in Petroleum Retention License 15 in Papua New Guinea has penetrated the top of the reservoir at 5,328 feet (1,624 meters) measured depth, 217 feet (66 meters) above the predrill estimate, and 92 feet (28 meters) higher than the Antelope-1 well. The well began flowing and was shut in at the surface....

2012-06-04 10:21:03

CALGARY, June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Bankers Petroleum Ltd. ("Bankers" or the "Company") (TSX: BNK, AIM:BNK) is pleased to provide the following update. Production Average production for April and May 2012 was 13,800 barrels of oil per day ("bopd"), and average production for May 2012 was 14,150 bopd. First five months 2012 production average of 14,000 bopd represents a 7% growth over 2011 production. Horizontal Drilling Performance New horizontal drilling in the central...

2012-05-04 02:23:02

CALGARY, May 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - P1 Energy Corp. ("P1" or the "Company"), a company focused on oil exploration and production exclusively in Colombia, is pleased to announce that it has made an oil discovery on the operated Llanos 32 Block ("LLA-32"). P1 holds a 50% working interest which we anticipate becoming a 40% working interest pending the submission and approval of an assignment of a 10% interest to a 3(rd) party. The Maniceño-1 well was spud on March 2, 2012...

2012-02-27 11:57:00

HOUSTON, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Drilling in tight leases is challenging for operators, who now can look to Baker Hughes' (NYSE: BHI) AutoTrak Curve(TM) Rotary Steerable System - a revolutionary tool that can drill vertical, curve and horizontal sections in one fast run to maximize available pay zones and reduce the number of trips. The AutoTrak Curve rotary steerable system, which will be commercially launched to customers at the International Association of Drilling...

2012-02-15 14:00:00

WellEz (http://www.wellez.com) released a significant upgrade to their wellbore diagram feature, allowing users to see both vertical and horizontal wellbore diagrams, including casing info and downhole equipment. Houston, Texas (PRWEB) February 15, 2012 WellEz released a significant upgrade to the wellbore schematic component on January 24, 2012. The new wellbore schematic allows users to see both vertical and horizontal wellbore diagrams, and is automatically populated throughout the...

2011-08-02 07:30:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Aug. 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Imperial Resources, Inc. (OTCBB: IPRC) and its wholly owned subsidiary, Imperial Oil & Gas, Inc. (together the "Company", "Imperial") is pleased to announce that preparation work for bringing its Green Tide Salt Water Disposal Facility ("SWDF") back on line is on schedule. - Green Tide has contracted a drilling consultant with over 30 years relevant experience to advise on drilling and completion operations; - Appropriate contractors are...

2011-07-21 05:23:00

HOUSTON, July 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvest Natural Resources, Inc. (NYSE: HNR) today announced an update to its drilling operations in the Dussafu Ruche Marin-1 (DRM-1) well drilled in the Dussafu Marin PSC, offshore Gabon, West Africa. Harvest operates the Dussafu PSC, holding a 66.667% interest. The DRM-1 well was initially drilled in 380 feet of water. On June 10, 2011, Harvest announced an oil discovery in the pre-salt Gamba reservoir with plans to deepen the well to test...