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BP contracts KBR for FEED work

KBR Inc. has been awarded pre-front end engineering design and project support services contracts by BP.

GeoPark announces new oilfield discovery in Argentina

The Rio Grande Oeste 1 exploration well was drilled and completed to a total depth of 5500 ft targeting the Grupo Neuquen formation, where 15 different potential reservoir sands were identified - at depths that range from 1800 - 5500 ft - with a potential net pay of 400 ft.

Zambia commissions first oil survey

Early-stage natural resources exploration marks milestone in Zambia’s diversification agenda as the nation moves towards becoming a middle-income country by 2030.

Comet Ridge: Mahalo Block – Mira field operational update

Comet Ridge Limited has provided an update on the field work presently occurring in and around the Mira production pilot, in the northern central part of the Mahalo Block, approximately 240 km west of Gladstone in central Queensland.

ION expands 2D data library with new acquisition offshore Panama

This is the first seismic survey acquired there in approximately 30 years. PanamaSPAN™ is designed to provide the framework to evaluate the hydrocarbon potential of this unexplored area ahead of the anticipated inaugural license round.


Statoil: second small gas discovery in the Barents

Statoil and partners OMV and Petoro have made a small gas discovery in the Gemini North well, northeast of the Wisting discovery in the Barents Sea. The well also proved oil.

PETRONAS awarded another block in Mexico

PETRONAS’ subsidiary PC Carigali Mexico Operations, S.A. de C.V., has been awarded shallow water Block 6 in the Gulf of Mexico’s Salina Basin.

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Senex makes oil discovery

Senex has announced a Birkhead oil discovery on the western flank of the South Australian Cooper Basin.