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    energy news archive 2011

  Repsol begins development of Perla field, Venezuela
Lundin abandons Makouala Marine-1 well, Congo
BP wins Angolan acreage
Total exploring Angola's Kwanza Basin
Chevron natural gas discovery offshore Western Australia
Republic of Kazakhstan takes stake in Karachaganak project
Lundin Petroleum spuds Bertam-2 appraisal well
Nexen, CNOOC in JV Partnership
TAG to drill 18 wells at Cheal
Lundin Petroleum spuds appraisal well, offshore Norway
Lundin discovery offshore Malaysia
BP awarded exploration blocks in Indonesia
Successful appraisal of Teak discovery offshore Ghana
Statoil and partners successful bidders offshore Canada
Iraq natural gas joint venture gets final approval
First oil at Aseng increases PA Resources production
Repsol makes a new good quality oil discovery in Brazil
Production potential raised at Carioca discovery, offshore Brazil
Lundin Petroleum: PDO approval for Brynhild
PETRONAS and Shell sign production sharing contract
Montserrado-1 plugged and abandoned
Repsol makes its largest oil find
Repsol new gas find in Brazilian post-salt
PA Resources discovery on Lille John prospect
Origin and Sasol Botswana JV
Heritage Oil awarded Tanzanian acreage
Tullow signs new PSC as operator offshore Mauritania
Chevron gas discovery offshore Western Australia
Nexen receives approval for UK North Sea development
First gas from Platong II
Aldous Major South well confirms northern extension
Natural gas production launched in British North Sea
PA Resources discovers oil in Lille John prospect
Anadarko success offshore Mozambique
Chevron tries solar enhanced-oil-recovery
Update on activities in Block H in Equatorial Guinea
Apache to develop Balnaves, offshore Western Australia
Enyenra-3A appraisal well offshore Ghana successful
TAG Oil begins Taranaki Basin drilling campaign
Chevron Wheatstone project gets green light
Production commences from Okha FPSO
Wheatstone Project wins government environmental approval
Lundin completes Aldous Major North
Lundin completes third well offshore Malaysia
Apache success in Egypt
Exploration well at Lille John spudded
Tullow Oil discovery offshore French Guiana
BP in significant Mad Dog boost
Lundin spuds Mindou Marine-1
Chevron oil discovery in GoM
BP approves development of Kinnoull Field
Oil recovered from West Mailisu #2 well
Lundin appraisal well confirms extension of Avaldsnes field
Americas Petrogas and ExxonMobil farm-out agreement
BPTT begins gas production from Serrette
PA Resources in Danish gas discovery
New Statoil Gullfaks discovery
Lundin spuds Aldous Major North well, offshore Norway
Anadarko discovery offshore Ghana
TGT field produces first oil
Anadarko successful appraisal well offshore Mozambique
West Mailisu #2 well update
TAG confirms new oil and gas discoveries
Lundin significant oil discovery, Norwegian North Sea
Heritage Oil starts drilling Miran West-3 Well, Kurdistan, Iraq
Apache success in Faghur Basin in Egypt's Western Desert
Dragon Oil Dzheitune development well
Lundin Petroleum discovery in the Norwegian North Sea
Lundin Petroleum submits plan for Nemo field
West Mailisu #2 well encounters further oil shows
Hess expands into Kurdistan
Apache, Partners selling Wheatstone LNG to TEPCO
Chevron secures Wheatstone LNG sales agreements with TEPCO
BP awarded two Trinidad deepwater blocks
West Mailisu #2 well encounters oil shows
Iraq Ministry of Oil to build Karbala refinery
Lundin spuds second appraisal well offshore Norway
Bow increases 2P certified reserves by 60%
Makore-1 well encounters thick water-bearing sands
Lundin Petroleum spuds Cempulut
Re-development of Schiehallion and Loyal Fields approved
Lundin in Malaysian gas discovery
DNO updates reserves in Kurdistan region of Iraq
Origin welcomes details in Clean Energy Future announcement
Lundin discovery in Barents Sea
BG Group raises Santos Basin net potential to 8 billion boe
Statoil in new discovery near Oseberg
Repsol new ultra-deep water discovery, Brazil
Statoil low-pressure field production on Njord
Caspian Oil & Gas, West Mailisu #2 Well progress report
Apache finds success in Faghur Basin, Egypt
Statoil's Leismer project produces one million barrels of oil
Pattern Energy begins construction on Nevada's first wind farm
Emerging markets see drillers in deep water
Origin and Apache reach Kenya exploration agreement
GE Oil & Gas signs agreement with Shell Brasil
GE's turbines helping power needs of Sabah, Malaysia
DNO updates Tawke Field reserve estimates
Bow Energy encouraged by production program
Nuclear energy increasing globally despite Fukushima disaster
First cargo of Pearl GTL products ship from Qatar
Rodinia Oil spuds Mulyawara 1, South Australia
Total launches the Ekofisk South and Eldfisk II projects
Linc Energy spuds its first oil well in the Arckaringa Basin
BP energy review: China overtakes USA as top energy consumer
West Mailisu #2 well scheduled to spud
Otto 3D seismic acquisition commences in SC69
Hess confirms Paradise-1 discovery offshore Ghana
Statoil to divest in Gassled
Tullow strikes oil offshore Ghana
Dragon Oil completes initial tests from Dzheitune (Lam) B/155 well
Lundin Petroleum acquires Malaysian acreage
EnCore Oil Cladhan appraisal well update
Horizon Oil acquires addtional Chinese interest
Marathon Oil Corporation doubles Eagle Ford acreage
Horizon Oil increases interest in PNG
Lundin Petroleum Norway update
Total farms into Qatar's Block BC
Statoil and Petrobras sign letter of intent
Lundin Petroleum to acquire new acreage in Norway
Otto Energy abandons Duhat-1A
Woodside in Xeres-1 gas discovery
Shell moves forward with Prelude Floating LNG project in Australia
Lundin Petroleum's Tellus discovery confirms additional resources
Energy prices derailing global recovery
EnCore Oil Cladhan update
Rodinia Oil update on Australian operations
PetroFrontier update on Australian operations
BG Group signs Kenya production sharing contracts
Lundin Petroleum starts drilling activities in Malaysia
Lundin Petroleum starts Avaldsnes appraisal well
Lundin Petroleum spuds Skalle exploration well
Phase 2 of the Greater Angostura gas field starts up
BP receives approval for blocks in Brazil
BHP Billiton exercises Otto farm-in option
Azerbaijani Parliament ratifies Shafag-Asiman PSA
Statoil North Sea oil discovery
Chevron, JX Nippon Oil, Energy Corporation sign LNG agreement
Platts releases survey on OPEC production
Nexen suspends Yemen operations
Total makes Angolan discovery
Traditional owners approve gas hub in Broome
BP and Rosneft in German JV
EnCore Cladhan update
Woodside reports oil discovery at Laverda North
Shell begins production from Scotford project in Canada
Chevron to acquire Marcellus Shale acreage
Dana Gas announces its first 2011 gas discovery in Egypt
Marathon Oil, Nexen in Polish shale play
Pattern and Samsung acquire wind power projects in Ontario
Offshore GTL moves a step closer to reality
Australia Pacific LNG and Sinopec sign agreements for LNG supply
Origin and Geodynamics complete drilling Shallows well
Duhat-1 well spuds
Lundin Petroleum wins Barents Sea acreage
Statoil dioscovery near Peregrino
Marathon reports discovery in Kurdistan region of Iraq
Tullow Ghana and Uganda exploration and appraisal well update
Successful Cladhan appraisal
Well test confirms high productivity on Guara Norte, offshore Brazil
Linc Energy wins two new oil and gas exploration licences
Production starts at Peregrino offshore Brazil
TAG's Sidewinder-3 exploration well discovery
Marathon Oil assigns portion of Niobrara to Marubeni
Douglas-Westwood warns Congress on Chinese 0il & gas demand
Apache's natural gas discovery offshore Western Australia
BG Group third Tanzanian gas discovery
Successful Burgman Side-track result
Teak-2 exploration well discovers hydrocarbons offshore Ghana
BP remains committed to partner with Russia
First gas flows into Pearl GTL plant, Qatar
Lundin awarded production sharing contract in Indonesia
Burgman oil and gas update
Production testing results for Stanley-2 well
Apache announces new Kitimat partner
Apache joins Marine Well Containment Company
MoU signed between Tullow and the Government of Uganda
TAG's third new discovery in New Zealand's Taranaki Basin
Shell reports important new oil discovery in deepwater Brunei
BG Group and Tokyo Gas sign 20-year LNG sales contract
Enyenra-2A appraisal well proves major light oil field
Petroceltic operational update for AT-4 well, Algeria
New well confirms quality oil in Iara, Santos Basin, offshore Brazil
Drilling to start at West Mailisu
EnCore starts drilling on Burgman well
EnCore starts drilling on Cladhan appraisal well
Statoil and ExxonMobil in JV
Lundin Petroleum spuds Earb exploration well
Australia Pacific LNG project gains Federal environmental approval
Qatargas and Shell send first Qatargas 4 cargo to India
Dana Gas Egypt operations unaffected during recent turmoil
Tethys sees potential of Uzbek well
BP plans further growth in China
GE to minimize gas flaring at Qatar LNG complex
New oil discovery, offshore Brazil
Russia to begin producing power from Coal Bed Methane
Lundin success with Caterpillar exploration well
Teak-1 exploration well discovers hydrocarbons offshore Ghana
Orthrus-2 discovery offshore Western Australia
Statoil discovery close to Gullfaks
Catcher North oil & gas discovery
Anadarko discovery offshore Mozambique
Petrofac to lead development of Berantai field for PETRONAS
Statoil Canada oil sands SAGD project produces first oil
Linc Energy acquires more coal in Alaska
Lundin spuds Tellus exploration well
BG Group confirms new discovery offshore Brazil
Chevron confirms discoveries offshore the Republic of the Congo
Chevron and Kyushu Electric sign LNG deal
EnCore spuds Catcher North appraisal well
Occidental, ADNOC developing Shah gas field
BHP Billiton approves costs for Kipper and Turrum projects
Dao Ruang-2 appraisal well spuds
SOCO Congo exploration update
BP awarded four Australian deepwater exploration blocks
Rosneft and BP in strategic alliance
Total acquires Argentina interests
Alen Field development approved
Statoil considering new LNG plant
Vantage jackup fleet update
Rumaila exceeds target
Lundin Petroleum spuds Caterpillar well
Cormoran-1 exploration well offshore Mauritania
Tweneboa-3 appraisal well confirms potential
TAG sees Cheal success
Apache starts production from Balboa
Otto secures drilling rig for Leyte drilling
Varadero oil discovery
Lundin Petroleum completes exploration well in Norway
Dana Gas exceeds production targets in Egypt
Origin Energy contributes to Queensland disaster fund


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