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04.09.2014 US Shale Boom Could Hit Africa's Oil Producers

Foreigners have been pouring money into Africa. Last year, foreign direct investment in Sub-Saharan nations hit a near record US$43 billion, boosted by new oil and gas discoveries.

27.05.2014 Hungary's MOL makes discovery in Kazakhstan

Hungarian oil and gas group MOL has made a new crude and natural gas discovery in the Rozhkovskoye field in the Fedorovsky Block, Kazakhstan, it said in a statement on May 26, Reuters has reported.

14.05.2014 Kazakhstan’s KMG EP announces new discovery in Rozhkovskoye field

KazMunaiGas Exploration Production Joint Stock Company (“KMG EP” or “the Company”) announced on May 13a new discovery in the Bashkirian tier’s sediments of the Carboniferous period in the Rozhkovskoye field.

18.04.2014 Shell makes gas discovery in Malaysia

Shell on April 17 announced an exploration discovery offshore Malaysia. The successful ‘Rosmari-1’ well is located 135 kilometres offshore in Block SK318, and was drilled to a total depth of 2,123 metres.

17.04.2014 Russia discovers hydrocarbon field in Astrakhan Region

Russia has discovered a 300 million ton hydrocarbon field in the Astrakhan Region in the south of the country, Natural Resources and Environment Minister Sergei Donskoi told reporters on April 16, Trend has said.

11.04.2014 VNG makes oil and gas discovery in Norwegian Sea

VNG, operator of production licence 586, is in the process of completing the drilling of wildcat well 6406/12-3 PG. The well encountered oil and gas, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on April 10.

28.03.2014 Turkmenistan reports gas discovery at Kemer field

The international Korpeje-Kordkuy (Turkmenistan-Iran) gas pipeline may in the future obtain another reliable source for raw materials, Turkmen Ministry of Oil & Gas Industry and Mineral Resources said on March 27, Trend reported on March 28.

25.03.2014 China’s CNOOC finds gas in Bohai

CNOOC Limited (the “Company”, NYSE: CEO, SEHK: 00883, TSX: CNU) announced on March 24 that the Company recently made a mid-sized natural gas discovery Bozhong 22-1 in Bohai.

20.03.2014 Norway’s Statoil makes oil discovery in North Sea

Statoil Petroleum AS has concluded the drilling of wildcat well 34/8-17 S, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate reported on March 19. The well was drilled on the northeast flank of the Visund field, in the northern part of the North Sea.

14.03.2014 Nigeria upbeat on Chad basin

The Nigerian Federal Government on March 13 in Abuja said that oil discovery in the Nigerian sedimentary basin in Chad was achievable, Leadership has reported.