Exploration

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February 25, 2024
The disciplined capital program allocates approximately $4.3 billion to drill and complete 600 net wells in EOG's domestic premium areas. Strong capital efficiency delivers 3% oil volume growth and 7% total volume growth, for ~$100 million lower year-over-year total direct investment in drilling and completion activity.
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February 19, 2024
When drilling the well, OGDCL reached a total depth of 3,762 meters. Testing resulted in a production rate of 1.4 MMcfgs and 93 bpd of condensate.
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February 11, 2024
Block Energy plc, a development and production company in Georgia, announced an Independent Engineering Report indicating over 1 Tct of 2C contingent natural gas resources in the Patardzueli and Samgori fields in license XIB with a Net Present Value of more than $500 million.
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January 31, 2024
MetaBlue Land is an industry-first solution that connects every stage of a project, from planning through acquisition to data delivery, while monitoring survey progress in real time.
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January 23, 2024
The proven geological reserves amount to 133.012 Bcm as validated by the State Ministry of Natural Resources, which marks another integrated, ultra-deep and tight-sandstone gas field of over 100 Bcm in China.
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January 12, 2024
Target depth is approximately 3,800 m with an estimated drilling time of 45 days. The prospect and the adjacent complex of prospects being drilled are covered by good quality 3D seismic data from a survey conducted for Molecular in 2013/14.
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January 09, 2024
The Menna-1 well was drilled vertically to a total depth of approximately 1,600 m. The well logs indicate hydrocarbons in the Al Khlata, Karim and Birba formations.
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December 23, 2023
Extension of the permit is in line with the country’s drive to boost recoverable oil from current levels of 1.4 Bbbl, according to the statement.
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December 10, 2023
Traders are more jittery than ever about the outcome of Chevron Corp.’s proposed $53-billion takeover of Hess Corp. as Venezuela threatens to seize mineral-rich regions in neighboring Guyana.
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December 08, 2023
U.S. oil producers are about to ease up on their growth in capital spending, indicating that the pace of shale output may slow down after American production rose to record levels this year.
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December 08, 2023
Endeavor Energy, the largest closely-held oil and gas company in the Permian basin, is exploring a sale that could value it between $25 billion and $30 billion, according to Reuters.
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December 07, 2023
Four samples from the Mukuyu-2 well at the Cabora Bassa project showed the presence of natural gas, the company said in a statement.
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November 20, 2023
(WO) — Ukraine's state-owned Naftogaz’s subsidiary Ukrgasvydobuvannya has uncovered a highly promising gas deposit in the Carpathians, previously believed to be exhausted, the company announced on Nov. 20.
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November 13, 2023
The West African nation’s junta has sought bids from companies to identify potential areas and produce basic data that’d help attract investors, according to a tender published by state oil company Societe Nationale des Petrole.
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September 26, 2023
The survey is designed to assist in the evaluation and horizontal development of multiple zones, including the emerging Barnett Shale, Mississippi Lime, and Devonian horizons, which are highly prospective with analogous play concepts having been proven just north of Pontiac in Andrews County.
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September 26, 2023
Shale executives issued calls for the Biden administration to adopt consistent policies that will allow them to drill more. Failure to do so, they warned, will lead to tighter energy supplies and higher prices. 
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September 18, 2023
This exploration license 434, similar to Zion’s previous exploration licenses, will be valid for three years until September 13, 2026, with the option of four 1-year extensions, for a total of seven full years until September 13, 2030.
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September 14, 2023
TGS well packages are interpretation-ready and include products such as standardized digital logs (LAS, LAS+, Mud LAS, Lith LAS), validated well headers, quality-controlled directional surveys and other available derivatives.
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August 24, 2023
Sinopec has received official certification for the 30.55 Bcm proven geological reserve of natural gas discovered in phase-I of its Bazhong gas field, a significant breakthrough of Sinopec's Project Deep Earth-Sichuan and Chongqing natural gas base.
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August 07, 2023
Hydrocarbon resources in the Remanso area are estimated at 0.7 Tcfg and 52 MMbbl of liquids.
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August 01, 2023
The SS1H well, which will include a horizontal section of approximately 1,000 m, will target the Amungee Member B-shale at an estimated target depth of 3,200 m (approximately 700 m deeper than the Amungee NW-2H (“A2H”) well in EP 98).
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