Search for exploration

05.06.2014 Azerbaijan’s SOCAR, BP to explore shallow part of Absheron

The State Oil Company of Azerbaijan (SOCAR) and Britain's BP company have signed an agreement to conduct geological exploration work in the shallow part of the Absheron archipelago, Khoshbakht Yusifzadeh, the First Vice-President of SOCAR told reporters on June 5, Trend

15.05.2014 Centrica’s two wells in North Sea dry

Centrica Resources has drilled two dry exploration wells, 8/10-5 S and 8/10-5 A, approx. 13 kilometres southeast of the Ula field, in the southern sector of the North Sea, Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said on May 14.

14.05.2014 One trillion tenges to be invested in exploration in Kazakhstan

The Kazakh deputy industry and new technologies minister, Nurlan Sauranbayev, has told a briefing in Astana that 119bn tenges will be allotted from the state budget to geological exploration in 2015-2019.

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.

22.04.2014 Turkey allows oil exploration in forests, national parks

The law authorizing the conduction of oil exploration in the forests and national parks has entered into force in Turkey, the country's Resmi Gazete newspaper reported on April 18, Trend has said.

22.04.2014 China’s Xinjiang region aims to become onshore energy base

The Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region will raise its import quota of crude oil and natural gas, encourage companies to participate in overseas energy exploration and increase local downstream projects in the resource sector, in order to build the area into the country's o

09.04.2014 Russia to double spending on exploration in Amur Region

Rosnedra will invest 250mn rubles from the federal budget in geological exploration in Amur Region, which is twice as much as spent last year, the regional government has said on its website.

09.04.2014 OMV invests 400mn euros in Lower Austria

OMV, the integrated, international oil and gas company, is consolidating its commitment to oil and gas production in Lower Austria, its press office said on April 8.

04.04.2014 Austria’s OMV enters Namibia

OMV is taking the next step to expand its exploration business in Sub-Saharan Africa by entering an offshore exploration project in Namibia, OMV’s press office said on April 3.

03.04.2014 Croatia opens tender for Adriatic exploration

Croatia published an international tender for oil and gas exploration blocks in the Adriatic on Wednesday, hoping to attract major oil firms and start production in five years despite protests from local environmental groups, Reuters reported on April 2.