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Source: Qatar Petroleum

Qatar Petroleum Partners with Total in Africa, South America

By Tyler Losier, Energy Reporter, Oil & Gas 360

Qatar Petroleum signs agreement to farm Total-held exploration acreage in Namibia, Guyana and Kenya
Qatar Petroleum (QP), Qatar’s state-owned energy company, has signed an agreement with French supermajor Total SA (stock

Source: Ecopetrol

Ecopetrol Reports Discovery

Ecopetrol reports discovery of crude in Boranda-2 ST well at Rionegro, Santander

Shell Makes Significant Discovery in Perdido Corridor U.S. Gulf

Shell Makes Significant Discovery in Perdido Corridor U.S. Gulf

Shell Announces Deep-Water Discovery in Gulf Of Mexico

Up to 1 Billion BOE Discovery

Up to 1 Billion BOE Discovery

New find could contain three times more resources than all South Africa’s previous gas finds to date: Wood Mac

By Richard Rostad, analyst, Oil & Gas 360

Total announced a major gas condensate discovery today in an unexpected location: South …

Bill Armstrong’s Risk-Taking Discovery is ‘Game Changer’ for North Slope

Bill Armstrong’s Risk-Taking Discovery is ‘Game Changer’ for North Slope

Taking a chance on overlooked rock formation in Alaska was key

From the Anchorage Daily News

What companies are calling a “renaissance” at Alaska’s North Slope oil fields can be traced back to a 2013 discovery by a small-scale geologist …

November 19, 2018 - 1:55 pm Closing Bell Story‎, Energy News, People, Popular 4
Light Oil Discovery in Colombia

Light Oil Discovery in Colombia

Toronto-based Frontera Energy Corporation (ticker: FECCF) announced a light oil discovery in the Llanos-25 Block in Colombia. The discovery was made on the Acorazado-1 exploration well.

According to a presentation from Frontera, the Llanos-25 property is a 168,805-acre property for

GeoPark Announces New Jauke Gas Field Discovery in Chile

GeoPark Announces New Jauke Gas Field Discovery in Chile

GeoPark Announces New Jauke Gas Field Discovery in Chile

Williams: Out of Four Corners and into the DJ

Williams: Out of Four Corners and into the DJ

Williams (NYSE: WMB) has announced its midstream entry into Colorado’s DJ Basin and the exit of Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ) from the Four Corners Area in New Mexico and Colorado.

Into the DJ

Williams and KKR & Co. (NYSE: …

Schematic of Shell's Kaikias project in the US Gulf of Mexico, which is an economically resilient, subsea development with an estimated peak production of 40,000 barrels of oil equivalent per day (boe/d). Kaikias is started production approximately one-year ahead of schedule. (PRNewsfoto/Shell)

Kaikias Starts One Year Early

Shell is projecting estimated peak production of 40 MBOEPD from Kaikias

Shell Offshore, Inc. (ticker: RDS.A) started production early at the first phase of the Kaikias project, a subsea development in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico with estimated peak production …

Erin Energy Discovers Multiple Stacked Sands at Oyo-NW Well Offshore Nigeria

Erin Energy Discovers Multiple Stacked Sands at Oyo-NW Well Offshore Nigeria

Houston-based Erin Energy Corporation (ticker: ERN) completed the drilling of the Oyo-NW well, concluding it has discovered hydrocarbons in the Miocene formation.

The well is located approximately 9.5 kilometers northwest of the Oyo Central field on the company’s offshore Nigeria …

GeoPark Discovers New Gas Play in Chile

GeoPark Discovers New Gas Play in Chile

GeoPark Limited (ticker: GPRK) said that in Chile the Uaken 1 exploration well in the Fell block was successfully drilled and tested. The well is operated by GeoPark and the company has 100% working interest.

GeoPark drilled and completed the …

Exxon Discovers More Oil at Offshore Guyana Block

Exxon Discovers More Oil at Offshore Guyana Block

In its Payara reservoir, offshore of Guyana, ExxonMobil Corp. (ticker: XOM) discovered an additional accumulation of oil. The discovery increased ExxonMobil’s estimated oil in the Payara reservoir to 500 MMBOE, and the total estimated gross recoverable resource in the Stabroek …

Gran Tierra Energy Producing Almost 30 MBOEPD in Colombia and Brazil

Gran Tierra Energy Producing Almost 30 MBOEPD in Colombia and Brazil

Headquartered in Calgary and with its main operations in Colombia, Gran Tierra Energy, Inc. (ticker: GTE) averaged 29,879 BOEPD in its first quarter of 2017.

Q1 activity

During its first quarter of 2017, Gran Tierra recompleted its Costayaco-2 well into …

Eni Announces Largest Gas Discovery in Mediterranean History

Eni Announces Largest Gas Discovery in Mediterranean History

Eni S.p.A. (ticker: E) believes its Zohr Prospect, located about 120 miles off the coast of Egypt, could hold as much as 30 trillion cubic feet (Tcf) of lean gas, the company announced on August 30, 2015. According to the …

Oil and Gas Discoveries to Date in 2015

Oil and Gas Discoveries to Date in 2015

“If I had to do it over again I would do the same thing. I love the chase. The thrill of exploration.”

Bill Barrett, IPAMS 1993 Wildcatter of the Year, 2003 Hall of Fame Inductee

Oil and gas exploration …

Contango Oil & Gas Announces Oil Discovery in Wyoming

Contango Oil & Gas Announces Oil Discovery in Wyoming

Contango Oil & Gas (ticker: MCF) announced “the discovery and successful completion” of a well located in Weston County, Wyoming, according to a company press release. The Elliott #1H well (80% working interest) is the first to be drilled by …

China Finds 700 Million Barrels of Tight Oil

China Finds 700 Million Barrels of Tight Oil

Major tight oil discovery in China

China’s state-owned China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) discovered more than 100 million metric tons of tight oil geological reserves in its Changqing field, according to a report by Reuters. Converted to barrels of …

CNOOC Announces ‘Mid-to-Large’ Offshore Natural Gas Find

CNOOC Announces ‘Mid-to-Large’ Offshore Natural Gas Find

New South Sea discovery tested to produce more than 35 MMcf/d

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC; ticker: CEO) announced yesterday a new “mid-to-large sized” natural gas discovery.

The find, Lingshui 25-1, is located in the northeast of Ledong Sag …

PetroQuest’s Thunder Bayou Well Lives Up to its Name

PetroQuest’s Thunder Bayou Well Lives Up to its Name

Thunder Bayou Production Expected to Commence Q2 2015 at 25-30 MMcfe/day gross

On December 9, 2014, PetroQuest Energy (ticker: PQ) announced results from its Thunder Bayou Prospect (50% working interest and 37% net revenue interest) located in Vermilion Parish, Louisiana.

Afren plc Exceeds Pre-Drill Estimates by 283% in Wild Cat Discovery in Offshore Nigeria

Afren plc Exceeds Pre-Drill Estimates by 283% in Wild Cat Discovery in Offshore Nigeria

Afren plc (ticker: AFR) is an independent upstream oil and gas exploration and production company listed on the main market of the London Stock Exchange. Afren is currently producing from its assets offshore Nigeria and Côte d’Ivoire and holds further …

November 19, 2013 - 3:56 pm Discoveries & Formations, Offshore, Oil and Gas 360 Articles
ERHC Energy Exploring in the Right Neighborhood; Adjacent to Recent Ekales-1 Well Discovery

ERHC Energy Exploring in the Right Neighborhood; Adjacent to Recent Ekales-1 Well Discovery

ERHC Energy Inc. (ticker: ERHE) is a publicly traded American company with oil and gas assets in Sub-Saharan Africa. Over the last two years, ERHC has acquired exploration blocks in Chad and Kenya to complement its existing offshore blocks in …

PetroQuest Energy Inc: If Two is Company, then Bring on the Crowd

PetroQuest Energy Inc: If Two is Company, then Bring on the Crowd

PetroQuest Energy Inc (ticker: PQ) is an independent energy company engaged in the exploration, development, acquisition and production of oil and natural gas reserves in the Arkoma Basin, Wyoming, Texas, South Louisiana and the shallow waters of the Gulf of …

October 31, 2012 - 7:16 pm Oil and Gas 360 Articles