http://www.worldoil.com WorldOil Europa Oil and Gas provides update on Holmwood well, Weald basin http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/21/europa-oil-gas-provides-update-on-holmwood-well-weald-basin Europa Oil and Gas (Holdings) plc, the AIM traded Ireland and UK focused oil and gas exploration, development and production company, has provided a planning update regarding the Holmwood oil exploration prospect on licence PEDL 143 at Bury Hill Wood, Coldharbour Lane, Surrey. Africa Energy to acquire additional interest in South Africa http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/20/africa-energy-to-acquire-additional-interest-in-south-africa Africa Energy Corp. announces the signature of definitive agreements to acquire an effective 4.9% interest in the Exploration Right for Block 11B/12B offshore South Africa. Drilling permit for Norwegian wildcat well granted to OMV Norge http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/17/drilling-permit-for-norwegian-wildcat-well-granted-to-omv-norge The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate (NPD) has granted OMV (Norge) AS a drilling permit for well 6506/11-10, cf. Section 8 of the Resource Management Regulations. Statoil plans to step up exploration after driving down costs http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/16/statoil-plans-to-step-up-exploration-after-driving-down-costs Statoil ASA plans to step up drilling in Norway for a second consecutive year, in the first indication it has given of its exploration plans for 2018. Arctic refuge drilling moves closer to reality with Senate vote http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/15/arctic-refuge-drilling-moves-closer-to-reality-with-senate-vote Oil drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge took a significant step forward Wednesday, as the Senate energy committee approved legislation to compel lease sales in the 1.5-million-acre coastal plain along Alaska’s northeast coast -- tying it to tax reform. Eni signs EandP sharing agreement for Block 52, offshore Oman http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/14/eni-signs-ep-sharing-agreement-for-block-52-offshore-oman The Government of the Sultanate of Oman, Oman Oil Company Exploration and Production (OOCEP), a subsidiary of state company Oman Oil Company SAOC (OOC), and Eni today entered into an Exploration and Production Sharing Agreement (EPSA) for Block 52, located offshore Oman. Africa Oil, Eco announce strategic partnership for exploration in West Africa, Guyana http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/13/africa-oil-eco-announce-strategic-partnership-for-exploration-in-west-africa-guyana Africa Oil Corp. has announced that it has entered into a strategic partnership with Eco (Atlantic) Oil and Gas Ltd. for exploration in West Africa and Guyana. Regional Report: India http://www.worldoil.com/magazine/2017/november-2017/features/regional-report-india India’s growing population, urbanization countering efforts to reduce dependency on imports As oil prices rise, global majors eye Mexico's deep waters http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/10/as-oil-prices-rise-global-majors-eye-mexicos-deep-waters As the price of oil rises, an international rush is on for Mexico’s untapped deepwater riches. Eland Oil and Gas provides operational update regarding Nigeria's Opuama field http://www.worldoil.com/news/2017/11/8/eland-oil-gas-provides-operational-update-regarding-nigerias-opuama-field Eland Oil and Gas PLC, an oil and gas production and development company operating in West Africa with an initial focus on Nigeria, has announced that its joint-venture subsidiary Elcrest Exploration and Production Nigeria Ltd (Elcrest), has successfully handed over the Opuama-7 well to the Opuama field production team and the well is currently flow testing into the production facilities and on to export.