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Tullow Oil discovers oil at three onshore wells in Kenya
29 August 2014 Tullow Oil has discovered oil at three of its exploration and appraisal wells at Blocks 10BB and 13T, onshore...

Eni and Quicksilver discover oil in West Texas well
29 August 2014 Italian energy firm Eni and its joint-venture (JV) partner Quicksilver Resources have encountered oil at the Stallings 1H well in West Texas,...

Mosman Oil and Gas to acquire OilCo
28 August 2014 Mosman Oil and Gas has agreed to acquire OilCo as part of its strategy to develop oil and gas assets in Australia and New...

Circle Oil starts drilling second well on Sebou permit, Morocco
28 August 2014 Circle Oil has spudded the second well, CGD-12, in its third drilling campaign in the Sebou permit,...

Sensors market in shale gas industry will reach $106m in 2020 says Frost & Sullivan
27 August 2014 The sensors market in the shale gas industry is expected to reach $106.8m in 2020, according to new analysis from Frost &...

Construction starts on Ramones Phase II South pipeline project in Mexico
27 August 2014 GDF Suez and Pemex have started construction on the Ramones Phase II South pipeline project in...

GLJ Petroleum prepares UPIIP report for Saucède Prospect in France
26 August 2014 GLJ Petroleum Consultants has prepared an independent evaluation of the Undiscovered Petroleum Initially In Place (UPIIP) for Petromanas Energy’s Saucède Prospect in...

Parsley Energy to buy several oil and gas properties in the US
26 August 2014 Oil and natural gas firm Parsley Energy has agreed to acquire several undeveloped acreage and producing oil and gas properties in the US for around...

LGO says GY-668 well intersects oil in Goudron Sandstones, Trinidad
22 August 2014 Leni Gas & Oil (LGO) has confirmed that the GY-668 well has intersected 191ft of net oil pay in the Goudron Sandstones, Trinidad, based on independent petrophysical analysis of the electric...

IGas to start drilling Ellesmere Port exploration well in UK
22 August 2014 UK-based onshore hydrocarbons producer IGas has leased a drilling rig to spud the Ellesmere Port exploration...

Falcon completes agreements on Australian Beetaloo basin
22 August 2014 Falcon Oil & Gas Australia has completed its farm-out agreement and joint-operating agreement with Origin Energy Resources and Sasol Petroleum Australia on Beetaloo basin....

Pacific Energy starts drilling first well in Wattenberg Asset in US
21 August 2014 Pacific Energy Development has started drilling the first of three back-to-back wells on its Wattenberg Asset in the...

Azbil wins contract to support US shale gas LNG project
21 August 2014 Azbil has secured a contract from Japan Marine United Corporation to supply an integrated automation system of LNG carriers for installation at a shale gas liquefied natural gas (LNG) project...

Petrobras signs agreement with Bolivia's YPFB on natural gas imports
20 August 2014 Brazilian energy firm Petrobras has signed a new agreement with Bolivia's YPFB on natural gas...

AltaGas and Painted Pony Petroleum form alliance on natural gas and liquids
20 August 2014 AltaGas and Painted Pony Petroleum have entered into a 15-year strategic alliance to connect north-eastern British Columbia (B.C.) natural gas and liquids infrastructure with export...

EnLink Midstream plans to build new 45-mile condensate pipeline in US
19 August 2014 EnLink Midstream Partners and EnLink Midstream have unveiled plans to build a new 45-mile condensate pipeline in the Ohio River Valley,...

US SEC charges Chimera Energy in fracking pump-and-dump scheme
18 August 2014 The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has charged Chimera Energy and four individuals, for allegedly misleading investors into believing that the firm was on the verge of developing a...

Eland Oil & Gas to acquire 40% stake in Nigeria’s onshore field
18 August 2014 Eland Oil & Gas has agreed to acquire a 40% participating interest in the Ubima Field, onshore Niger Delta, from Allgrace...

Drillsearch Energy discovers oil in Cooper Basin of Australia
15 August 2014 Drillsearch Energy has discovered oil at the Balgowan-1 exploration well in PEL 91, on the Western Flank Oil Fairway of the Australian Cooper...

Shell to sell onshore gas assets in Louisiana and Wyoming for $2.1bn
15 August 2014 Royal Dutch Shell has announced plans to sell its onshore gas assets in Louisiana and Wyoming in two separate agreements, worth approximately...

GDF Suez to purchase natural gas from Gaz Métro LNG
14 August 2014 GDF Suez Gas has agreed to purchase 475,000Mcf of natural gas from Gaz Métro LNG of Montreal over a five-month period, starting in July...