|Egypt >> 5/3/2007 - Melrose Resources plc provides an update on the results of its continuing drilling programme in Egypt. After establishing the down-dip limits of the field on the western flank of the field, the West K...|
|Tunisia >> 5/3/2007 - Cygam Energy Inc. is pleased to announce that the Corporation has signed a contract with Great Wall Drilling Company Tunisia (“Great Wall”) to drill a 2,500 meters well in the Jorf permit, onshore Tun...|
|Tunisia >> 5/3/2007 - Pioneer Natural Resources Company announced an expansion of its 2007 drilling program in response to continued drilling success in Tunisia. Total 2007 capital spending is now budgeted at $1.3 billion ...|
|Jordan >> 5/1/2007 - Petrel Resources, has finalised a Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) on the East Safawi Block in Jordan. The East Safawi Block forms part of the oil and gas prospective Arabian Desert. The East Safawi...|
|Egypt >> 5/1/2007 - Rally Energy Corp. announced a new dual zone heavy oil discovery on a separate structure with the drilling of its West Issaran-1 exploratory well, located approximately three kilometers from the exist...|
|United States >> 4/30/2007 - U.S. first quarter 2007 drilling estimates hit a 21-year high and were nearly twice the level of first quarter drilling activity recorded during the 1990s, API said. API’s 2007 Quarterly Well Completi...|
|Yemen >> 4/25/2007 - ARC Energy Limited advises that operations at the Al Magrabah 1 well, operated by Oil Search (Yemen) Limited and located in Block 35, commenced on Thursday, April 19th, using the Joeco 50106 drilling ...|
|Cameroon >> 4/25/2007 - BowLeven plc announced that the D-1 exploration well, located in Block MLHP 5 offshore Cameroon, has had to be re-spudded due to mechanical and subsequent well control problems at the first location. ...|
|Sudan >> 4/20/2007 - White Nile Ltd announced the commencement of drilling operations with the spudding of the Kedelai exploration well in Block Ba, 200 km due north of Juba, in the Jonglei State of Southern Sudan.|
|Guinea Bissau >> 4/17/2007 - Premier provides the following update on its current drilling activitie in Guinea Bissau. The Eirozes-1 well has been drilled to a total depth of 2,252m. The well encountered Albian sandstones as pro...|
|Oman >> 4/5/2007 - Tethys oil announced that the Dalma Rig number 3 was rigged up and all systems go awaiting final checks. Tethys expects to begin drilling operations within 48 hours when the surface cement plugs of th...|
|Nigeria >> 4/4/2007 - Afren plc and its partner Amni International Petroleum Development Company announce approval of the Field Development Plan for the Okoro Setu Project. The Boards of Afren and AMNI are delighted to ann...|
|Egypt >> 4/4/2007 - The West Khilala No.6 appraisal well was drilled in order to establishthe down-dip limits of the field on the western flank. The well achieved itsobjective by extending the known limits of the reservo...|
|Egypt >> 4/4/2007 - Arsenal Energy Inc. reported that on March 24th, the operator, TransGlobe Energy Corporation, commenced drilling NARMER-1, a second exploration well located approximately 17 miles east of the SET-1 ex...|
|Yemen >> 3/30/2007 - TransGlobe Energy Corporation announced a new Lam A oil producer at An Nagyah #24 and an operations update. |
Block S-1, Yemen (25% working interest)
An Nagyah #24, which commen...
|Egypt >> 3/30/2007 - Nuqra Block, Egypt (50 % working interest)|
The Narmer #1 exploration well commenced drilling on March 24. This well is targeting an unrisked gross 10 million barrel Jurassic prospect at approxima...
|Syria >> 3/30/2007 - Gulfsands Petroleum plc provided the following update on the Khurbet East ("KHE-1") exploration well in Syria Block 26, where Gulfsands is operator and owner of 50% interest. |
The KHE 1 wel...
|Guinea Bissau >> 3/26/2007 - Premier announced that the Espinafre-1 well in Guinea Bissau is being plugged and abandoned. The well encountered salt shallower than expected and repeated attempts to deviate the well away from the s...|
|Yemen >> 3/22/2007 - DNO has an extensive drilling program in Yemen during 2007 and rig capacity has been secured for all the wells. A total of 22 wells are planned to be drilled this year; 13 exploration wells and 9 appr...|
|Iran >> 3/16/2007 - The drilling operations of a project to develop Khesht oilfield in Iran’s southern province of Fars started in collaboration with the North Drilling Company (NDC), the NDC managing director said.|