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02.06.2014 Tethys Petroleum drills fourth well in Kazakh gas campaign

Tethys (TSX:TPL)(LSE:TPL) on June 2 announced the completion of drilling and logging of the AKK20 exploration well, the fourth well in its 2014 shallow gas drilling programme in Kazakhstan.

01.04.2014 Azerbaijan’s SOCAR begins drilling new exploration well in Nakhichvan

SOCAR has begun to drill a new exploration well at the Nekhrem salt field in Nakhichvan. The projected depth of the new well No 4 at Tumbul block is 580 meters, said SOCAR.

19.02.2014 TransAtlantic Petroleum announces joint venture agreement in Turkey

TransAtlantic Petroleum Ltd. (TSX:TNP) (NYSE:TAT) on February 18 announced that it has entered into a farmout agreement with Onshore Petroleum Company AS ("Onshore"), a private oil and gas company based in Oslo, Norway.

17.02.2014 Ukrgazdobycha finds oil in East Ukraine

Ukrgazdobycha has discovered a new oil and gas deposit, Olshichnoye, near the villages of Verkhnyaya Olkhovaya, Pshenichnoye and Makarov in Lugansk Region. Exploration well No 1 was drilled 3km deep in 2013, Ukrgazdobycha’s press service said.

04.02.2014 Rex International unit finds oil in Omani well

Singapore Exchange Catalist-listed Rex International Holding's indirectly owned subsidiary Masirah Oil has discovered oil in its second exploration well in Oman, Singapore’s Straits Times reported on February 4.

30.01.2014 Pan Pacific, Talisman spud offshore Vietnam exploration well

Pan Pacific Petroleum (ASX: PPP) has advised that operator Talisman Energy (TSE: TLM) has spudded the 07/03-CD-1X exploration well offshore Vietnam, Proactiveinvestors reported on January 30.

16.12.2013 Murmanskaya Rig Starts Drilling Offshore Vietnam

The jack-up rig Murmanskaya, which belongs to the Russian Arktikmorneftegazrazvedka (a subsidiary of Zarubezhneft) has begun drilling the exploration well VN-25 at the White Tiger deposit offshore Vietnam.

13.12.2013 RWE Dea Spuds First Exploration Well in Mauritania

Together with its partner Repsol, RWE Dea spudded the first exploration well in Licence Block Ta10 in Mauritania, RWE Dea’s press service said on December 12. The well is intended to provide information about the hydrocarbon potential of the licence area.

13.12.2013 Rosneft to Invest in Murmansk

State-owned Rosneft looks set to take over a majority stake in the Murmansk Transport Hub and to invest in new regional terminal facilities, Barents Observer reported on December 12. But the company first wants to find oil in the Kara Sea.

26.11.2013 Shell Begins Hydrocracking of Unconventional Gas in Ukraine

Royal Dutch Shell has begun the process of hydrocracking at its first exploration well in the village of Veseloye in Kharkov Regions’ Pervomaysk District.