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  1. Toreador waits for renewals in France; shale exploration not expected to be disrupted

    Source: Toreador Resources As already fully disclosed, Toreador Resources  ( NASDAQ:TRGL ) (Paris:TOR) filed an application with French authorities on December 11, 2008 to request the extension of the validity of the Châteaurenard concession and of the Saint-Firmin-des-Bois concession for an additional period of 25 years in relation to the Company’s conventional oil producing operations .  Following the standard review period requiring a decision on the renewal of such concessions within a period of approximately two years from the date of the applications, Toreador has been informed by the French authorities that the decrees relating to the renewal of the Châteaurenard Concession and of the Saint-Firmin-des-Bois Concession are currently in the process of being executed in order to be published in the French Journal Officiel during January 2011.  Although the decrees were not published prior to January 1, 2011, Toreador, on the basis of information provided by French authorities, understands that the Châteaurenard Concession and the Saint-Firmin-des-Bois concession will shortly be renewed retroactively as of January 1, 2011 and Toreador will continue to operate under such concessions. As a result, Toreador does not anticipate any disruption to operations on either concession.  The renewal of these conventional oil concessions is not related in any way to Toreador's exploration permits, on which Hess and Toreador agreed to carry soon Shale exploration work under the investment agreement dated May 10, 2010.  Toreador Resources Corporation is an independent international energy company engaged in the acquisition, development, exploration and production of natural gas and crude oil. The company holds interests in developed and undeveloped oil properties in France.

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    Mon, 3 Jan 2011

  2. Strike joins Eagle Landing Joint Venture for Eagle Ford Shale exploration

    Strike Energy Ltd., along with four Texas-based companies, has signed on with Eagle Landing Joint Venture, securing a 27.5% interest in a joint venture set for Eagle Ford Shale exploration in Texas.

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    Thu, 16 Jun 2011

  3. Poland energy organization says shale exploration moving too slowly

    Kamlesh Parmar, chairman of the Polish Exploration and Production Industry Organization (OPPPW) believes Poland's shale gas program is progressing too slowly with projects being delayed due to government red tape.

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    Mon, 11 Nov 2013

  4. ONGC seeks to explore India’s unconventional gas basins

    India’s state-owned Oil & Natural Gas Corp. is seeking approval for 17 shale oil and gas exploration wells along the east and west coasts of the country, according to news agency Press Trust of India (PTI). Citing minutes of a recent meeting of the Expert Appraisal Committee (EAC) of Ministry of ...

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    Mon, 25 Apr 2016

  1. Poland energy organization says shale exploration moving too slowly

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    Thu, 7 Nov 2013

  2. Liberty Resources acquires Bakken shale exploration assets

    The properties to be acquired comprise approximately 53,000 net acres in Williams, Divide, Burke and McKenzie counties in North Dakota.

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    Thu, 30 Jan 2014

  3. Chevron and YPF continue shale exploration in Argentina

    Development project is expected to contribute to Chevron's long-term production growth.

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    Thu, 10 Apr 2014

  4. Enegi Oil Plc applies for shale exploration permit

    Enegi Oil applied for an exploration license in western Ireland to drill for shale gas in the Clare Basin.

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    Fri, 22 Feb 2013

  5. Oil and gas: Goodrich announces shale exploration well results

    Goodrich Petroleum Corporation today announced the completion of its C.H. Lewis 30-19H-1 well in Amite County, Mississippi.

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    Mon, 2 Jun 2014

  6. eCORP UK, partners join Total UK in British shale exploration effort

    eCORP UK, a subsidiary of privately held eCORP International LLC, has entered into a farm-out agreement with Total E&P UK Ltd., along with partners Island Gas Ltd., Egdon Resources UK Ltd., and GP Energy Ltd. (a subsidiary of Dart Energy Ltd.).

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    Tue, 14 Jan 2014

  7. Jordan awards two oil shale exploration blocks

    Jordan has signed a memorandum of understanding with Global Oil Shale Holdings, London, that covers exploration and production of the Attarat Umm Ghudran and Isfir Al Mahatta blocks in central and southern Jordan.

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    Mon, 24 Sep 2012

  8. South Africa may lift Karoo shale exploration ban

    South Africas government appeared ready this week to lift a moratorium on shale gas drilling in the vast Karoo region.

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    Sat, 8 Sep 2012

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