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Oil and gas exploration focus on Western Africa

19th Western Africa Oil, Gas & Energy Conference 2013, held in Windhoek read more

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19th Western Africa Oil, Gas & Energy 2013

22 – 24 April 2013, Hilton Windhoek, Namibia
Hosted & Organised: Global Pacific & Partners read more

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Top 10 Emerging Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Markets and Market Developments in Unconventional Oil

FARMINGTON, Conn., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — The top 10 emerging oil and gas exploration and production markets include: the US Gulf of Mexico, Eagle Ford shale, Canada, the Santos basin in Brazil’s offshore region, Venezuela, Colombia, Poland and France in Europe, the western Siberian basin, Angola and Ghana in West Africa, and Mozambique and Tanzania in East Africa. read more

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Exclusive round-table for access to DRC’s oil and gas sector

DRC OIL & GAS FORUM: 29-30 JANUARY, 2013 read more

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Falcon and Chevron to jointly Explore Karoo Basin in South Africa

TORONTO, Dec. 12, 2012 /CNW/ – Falcon Oil & Gas Ltd. (TSXV: FO) (Falcon), a Toronto listed and Dublin headquartered company focused on unconventional oil and gas exploration and producing assets in Australia, Hungary, and South Africa, announced today that it has entered into an Agreement (the Agreement) with Chevron Business Development South Africa Limited (Chevron) which allows both parties to jointly co- operate together in order to seek unconventional exploration opportunities in the Karoo Basin, South Africa. read more

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Breitling Oil and Gas CEO to Present at the 19th Annual Africa Oil Week

IRVING, Texas, Nov., 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Breitling Oil and Gas Corporation, an independent exploration and production company based in Irving, Texas, will present at 19th Annual Africa Oil Week in Cape Town, South Africa.  The conference will take place between November 2 and November 4, 2012. read more

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Stark Oil & Gas Limited Files Application for Oil Block in Sudan

London, United Kingdom, November 02, 2012 –(PR.com)– Stark Oil and Gas Limited (“Stark”) are in the process of obtaining an oil block from the Ministry of Petroleum of The Republic of Sudan. Representatives of Stark have over the last seven years conducted the appropriate due diligence during several of their visits and at meetings with the Ministry – which were set up in order to view data and such.

“We are grateful to the Minister and his administration for the cooperation Stark has received,” said Peter Brown, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Stark Oil and Gas Limited. He continued, “Stark are also very excited about the production prospects with such an abundance of oil resources. Our engineers are currently looking into options regarding the establishment of refining facilities.” read more

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The Parliament of Sierra Leone has ratified the award of offshore exploration blocks for ODYE Limited with partners, Chevron and Noble Energy

 

 

“The two exploration blocks, SL-08A and SL-08B, have been combined into one concession and are located between 75 and 110 miles (120 and 180 km) southwest of the capital of Freetown and cover a combined area of about 2,100 square miles (5,500 sq. km). (CNW Group/ODYE Limited)”.

LONDON, Oct. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire via African Press Organization (APO)/ — ODYE Limited (“ODYE” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that the Sierra Leone Government has awarded ODYE’s subsidiary, ODYE (SL) Limited, a participating interest in two offshore deepwater exploration blocks, SL 8A-10 and SL 8B-10, along with its partners, Chevron and Noble Energy. read more

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Global Market for Unconventional Natural Gas Extraction to Reach $91.3 Billion by 2016, A Nearly 50% Increase from 2011

 

North America forecast to account for $63.8 billion in 2016, growing more slowly than the Asia/Australia markets, which will quadruple in value to reach $19 billion by 2016. read more

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ECO Atlantic Receives Independent Leads Report on Sharon Block Offshore Namibia

Independent Gross Prospective Report Includes (P50) Best Estimate of 7.79 Billion Barrels of Prospective Oil read more

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Breitling Oil and Gas CEO to Lead Shale Gas Workshop in South Africa

IRVING, Texas, Feb. 29, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Breitling Oil and Gas Corporation, an independent exploration and production company based in Irving, Texas, will lead shale gas workshop in Johannesburg, South Africa on March 8. read more

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Hyperdynamics to Raise $30 Million in Registered Direct Offering

HOUSTON, Jan. 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE: HDY) today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement with institutional investors in a registered direct offering of its common stock with gross proceeds of approximately $30 million. Hyperdynamics plans to use the net proceeds from the offering for general corporate purposes and working capital, including ongoing drilling costs on the Sabu-1 exploratory well offshore Guinea and a 3-D deep water seismic survey. read more

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Hyperdynamics Provides Drilling Update for Sabu-1 Exploration Well and Seismic Program Offshore Guinea

HOUSTON, Jan. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Hyperdynamics Corporation (NYSE: HDY) today announced the Sabu-1 exploration well offshore Republic of Guinea was drilled to a total subsea depth of 2,224 meters, putting the well near the top of Cretaceous age sediments, and that the next string of 13-3/8 inch casing was successfully set. Following retesting of the blowout preventer, the well was drilled to a depth of 2,304 meters. Drilling equipment problems were encountered, and drilling has been suspended while repairs are made. The delay is estimated to be approximately one week. read more

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