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  1. Ophir to drill deepwater target offshore Côte d’Ivoire

    Offshore staff LONDON – Ophir Energy is preparing to re-start deepwater oil exploration offshore Côte d’Ivoire . The Ayame-1 well will target around 240 MMbbl recoverable resources with an estimated 28% chance of commercial success. Ophir also plans to take decisions over the next six to 18 months on options for wildcat activity offshore Myanmar, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Equatorial Guinea. Last month Ophir secured its first exploration acreage outside Asia and Africa as a partner to Murphy Oil in the deepwater block 5 license offshore Mexico . The company claims this was the most contested acreage in the bid round. 01/12/2017

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    Thu, 12 Jan 2017

  2. Energean opts for FPSO scheme for Karish, Tanin fields off Israel

    Energean Oil & Gas SA, Athens, has followed its August 2016 commitment to develop deepwater Karish and Tanin natural gas and condensate fields offshore Israel. It announced a development plan using a floating production, storage, and offloading vessel.

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    Fri, 13 Jan 2017

  3. Oil and Gas: Study underway to examine effects of oil exploration on deer

    A years-long study is underway to examine the effects of oil and gas exploration on mule deer in part of northern New Mexico.

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    Thu, 29 Dec 2016

  4. Eni successfully restarts oil exploration activities in Tunisia

    Eni has successfully resumed oil exploration activities onshore Tunisia in the Sahara desert, approximately 700 kilometers south of Tunis.

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    Mon, 19 Sep 2016

  1. Barryroe oil field exploration area extended offshore southern Ireland

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    Tue, 18 Feb 2014

  2. Oil and Gas: Brazil to increase oil exploration by private companies

    Brazil's congress has approved a measure to give private companies a larger role in exploring one of the world's largest oil and gas reserves.

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    Sat, 12 Nov 2016

  3. Leviathan partners approve development plan

    The consortium behind the Leviathan field project offshore Israel has approved the development plan, according to Delek Group subsidiaries Delek Drilling Ltd. and Avner Oil Exploration Ltd.

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    Tue, 13 Dec 2016

  4. Oil and Gas: Perry would bring oil industry ties to Energy Department

    Rick Perry, President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Energy secretary, has close ties to the Texas oil industry and has corporate roles in two petroleum companies pushing to get government approval for the proposed 1,200-mile crude oil pipeline that has stoked mass protests in North Dakota.

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    Thu, 15 Dec 2016

  5. Delek Group approves Leviathan development plan

    Partners in the Leviathan natural gas project offshore Israel plan to start gas production by yearend 2019. Stage 1A of the development plan has a proposed budget of $3.5-4 billion with estimated capacity of 12 billion cu m of gas/day, according to reports from Delek Group subsidiaries Delek ...

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    Mon, 12 Dec 2016

  6. Mitsui buys 20% stake in Shell’s offshore oil fields in Gulf

    Japan’s Mitsui & Co has agreed to buy a 20% stake in four blocks in the US Gulf of Mexico from Royal Dutch Shell Plc for an undisclosed amount, according to a Reuters report.

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    Mon, 5 Dec 2016

  7. Oil and Gas: Trump's pick for top US diplomat has close ties to Russia

    ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson, President-elect Donald Trump's choice to lead the State Department, has close ties to Russia through years of deal-making that will serve as valuable experience — but also raise concerns.

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    Wed, 14 Dec 2016

  8. 1Derrick US M&A weekly update

    1Derrick gives OGFJ readers a snapshot of oil and gas industry M&A activity for the week of December 5 th to December 9 th .

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    Mon, 12 Dec 2016

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