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Dec 2014

  • Abigail Ross Hopper named U.S. BOEM director

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell has named Abigail Ross Hopper as the director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the agency responsible for the development of conventional and renewable energy and marine mineral resources on the Outer Continental Shelf.

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Dec 2014

  • African Petroleum reinstates Gambia Licenses

    LONDON -- African Petroleum has entered into an agreement with the Government of the Republic of The Gambia to reinstate the company’s Alhamdulilah License Block A1 and License Block A4, and settle all prior issues concerning the Gambia licenses including the discontinuation of arbitration proceedings.

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Oct 2014

  • 3D Oil begins gas hunt in offshore Otway basin

    3D Oil begins gas hunt in offshore Otway basin MELBOURNE, Australia Polarcus Asima has recieved a contract from 3D Oil to acquire the Flanagan 3D seismic survey in its T 49P Permit in the Otway basin, offshore eastern Australia. The

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Aug 2014

  • 2014 seismic acquisition complete, NPD says

    STAVANGER, Norway -- The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate has had a successful seismic season, which wound up Aug. 19. About 5,600 km of 2D seismic has been acquired in the northern Barents Sea since July 18.

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Aug 2014

Jul 2014

  • 21 million acres up for grabs in U.S. GOM lease sale

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Acting Director Walter Cruickshank has announced that the bureau will offer more than 21 million acres offshore Texas for oil and gas exploration and development in a lease sale that will include all available unleased areas in the Western Gulf of Mexico Planning Area.

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Jul 2014

Jul 2014

  • African Petroleum to acquire 3D seismic offshore Sierra Leone

    African Petroleum to acquire 3D seismic offshore Sierra Leone LONDON African Petroleum Corporation (African Petroleum) reported that its wholly owned subsidiary African Petroleum Sierra Leone Limited has signed a contract to acquire more than 1,000 sq km of 3D seismic

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Jul 2014

Jun 2014


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