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Oil Search completes the Alaska North Slope acquisition

Oil Search announces that its acquisition of a 25.5% interest in the Pikka Unit and adjacent exploration acreage and a 37.5% interest in the Horseshoe Block in the Alaska North Slope from privately-owned companies Armstrong Energy LLC and GMT Exploration Company LLC, announced on 1 November 2017, was completed on 14 February 2018, following the approval of the transaction by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the US.


88 Energy Limited project Icewine 3D seismic commences

Project Icewine Operations Update 3D seismic acquisition has commenced across the Western Margin of the Project Icewine acreage, located on the North Slope of Alaska. The 3D seismic will firm up drilling candidates identified on conventional prospectivity from interpretation of ~2350 line km of modern (88E, 2016) and reprocessed 2D seismic data.


Mayan Energy initiates production at two US onshore wells

Mayan, the AIM listed oil and gas company, has announced the initiation of production at the Gilbreath #19 well at Forest Hill Field, Wood County, Texas and the Morris #1 well at Stockdale Field, Wilson County, Texas.