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New Well Confirms Deep Water Oil Find In Potiguar Basin's Pitu Area

SOURCE: Petrobras News Agency | 18 November 2015

An extension well has confirmed the presence of oil in the Pitu area. The discovery of this accumulation in the deep waters of the Potiguar Basin was first announced on December 17, 2013.

Eni Makes A New Discovery Offshore Congo

SOURCE: Eni | 05 November 2015

Eni made a new discovery of gas and condensates offshore Congo, in the exploration prospect of Nkala Marine, located in Marine XII block, about 20 kilometers from the coast and 3 kilometers from the Nene Marine field, already in production.

Lundin Petroleum Update On Neiden Exploration Well, Barents Sea South

SOURCE: Lundin Petroleum | 05 November 2015

Lundin Petroleum AB (Lundin Petroleum) announces that its wholly owned subsidiary Lundin Norway AS (Lundin Norway) has successfully drilled a section of the exploration well 7220/6-2 on the Neiden prospect in PL609.

Eni, Together With Statoil, Sasol And ENH, Have Been Awarded A New Exploration Block In The Offshore Of Mozambique

SOURCE: Eni | 30 October 2015

Eni, together with Statoil, Sasol and ENH, have been awarded, following the 5th Competitive Mozambique Bid Round, the exploration and development rights of the offshore block A5-A, in the area of Mozambique named Angoche, about 1,500 kilometers northeast of the capital city Maputo.

Statoil To Explore Offshore South Africa

SOURCE: Statoil | 29 October 2015

Statoil has completed a farm-in transaction with ExxonMobil Exploration and Production South Africa Limited (ExxonMobil), acquiring a 35 percent interest in the ER 12/3/154 Tugela South Exploration Right.

Chevron Announces The Successful Appraisal Of The Anchor Discovery In The Deepwater Gulf Of Mexico

SOURCE: Chevron | 29 October 2015

Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) today announced the successful appraisal of the Anchor discovery in the Lower Tertiary Wilcox Trend.

Eni Starts New Production From The "Near Field" Discoveries In The Nile Delta And In The Western Desert

SOURCE: Eni | 29 October 2015

Eni announces the success of the "Nidoco North West 3" well drilling, appraisal of “Nidoco NW 2 Dir‘ discovery, in the Nooros exploration prospect, located in the Abu Madi West license in the Nile Delta.

BP And China National Petroleum Corporation To Expand Global Partnership

SOURCE: BP | 21 October 2015

In an expansion of their ongoing global partnership, BP and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) today entered into a framework agreement on strategic cooperation covering potential shale gas exploration and production in the Sichuan Basin and future fuel retailing ventures in China and other international partnerships.

Rosneft Drills A Record-breaking Well In Venezuela

SOURCE: Rosneft | 12 October 2015

Rosneft, as part of a PetroMiranda JV including PDVSA and Gazprom Neft, has drilled an unprecedented horizontal well GG1-14 at the Junin-6 block. The well is unique for the shallow depth, only 1,140 feet or about 347 meters, of the reservoir interval and the length of horizontal section 4,920 feet or 1,500 meters. The total length of the well is 6,059 feet (some 1,847 meters).

Eni Enters Mexico With The Development Of Three Oil Fields Offshore

SOURCE: Eni | 01 October 2015

Eni won with a 100% share a Production Sharing Contract to appraise, develop and exploit the oil fields of Amoca, Miztón e Tecoalli, located in the Area 1 in the Campeche Bay, offshore Mexico, following an international auction held yesterday in Mexico City.