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28.08.2013 Max Petroleum Provide Successful Drilling Results Of BOR-4 Well

Max Petroleum Plc has finished drilling the BOR-4 development well in the Borkyldakty Field, reaching total vertical depth of 1,609 metres, the company reported in a news release.

27.08.2013 US Natural Gas Rig Count Down 1 - Baker Hughes

The number of rigs drilling for natural gas in the United States fell by one this week to 387, data from Houston-based Baker Hughes showed on Friday, Brecorder reports.

26.08.2013 Petromanas Spuds Molisht-1 Well in Albania

Petromanas Energy Inc. today announced the spudding of the Molisht-1 well onshore Albania and provided an update on its other exploration activities on Blocks 2-3. The company also provided an operational update on it projects in the region:


26.08.2013 Greenpeace Ship Defies Russia In Arctic In Oil-Drilling Protest

The Global Post reports that Greenpeace defied the prospect of a possible showdown with Russian authorities Saturday when it deployed an icebreaker through an Arctic shipping route without permission to protest against oil drilling.

21.08.2013 Roxi Petroleum Cites "Encouraging Results" In Kazakhstan Oil Drilling Update

Roxi Petroleum, a Central Asian oil and gas company focussed on Kazakhstan, has announced "encouraging results" from its BNG field, north of South Yelemes.

19.08.2013 TAG Oil Ltd. Announces Prepping For A 12-Well Kickoff

This coming weekend marks the kickoff of TAG Oil's 12-well drilling campaign, fully funded with income from the sale and production of TAG Oil's own Taranaki oil and gas, and the company's balance sheet, the company reported in a news release.

16.08.2013 Nicaragua To Drill For Oil Off Caribbean Coast

Nicaragua says it will begin drilling for oil and gas off its Caribbean coast in an area that belonged to Colombia until last year.

16.08.2013 Cuadrilla Scales Back UK Drilling Over Fracking Protest Fears

British energy firm Cuadrilla on Friday announced it was cutting back its activities at a site in south England as over 1,000 protesters prepare for a six-day "action camp", Global Energy Watch has reported.

15.08.2013 Max Petroleum Confirms Productive Reservoirs in Kazakhstan

Max Petroleum Plc has reported that the combined results of the Sagiz SAGW-4 well and the latest 3D seismic survey results confirm productive reservoirs in a central fault block with estimated original oil in place (“OOIP”) in a range between 35 and 48 million barrels of

14.08.2013 Petrominerales' Taya-1 well tests 5,218 bopd

Petrominerales' Taya-1 well production tested 5,218 barrels of oil per day ("bopd") following a recompletion in the Mirador formation, the company reported in a news release.