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Glencore discovers new Cameroon oil well

by on November 13, 2012 1:38 pm BST
Glencore discovers new Cameroon oil wellBY EMMANUAL TUMANJONGYAOUNDE, Cameroon--Glencore Exploration Cameroon Ltd., the local unit of London listed commodities trader Glencore International PLC, said it has discovered oil in a new well being drilled in Cameroon's southwestern oil basin of Rio del Rey, adjacent to Nigeria's oil-rich Niger

Salamander abandons Thai well

by on November 13, 2012 7:41 am BST
The B8/38-8 exploration well was drilled to a total depth of 1792 metres and encountered thin oil-bearing early Miocene T2 sandstones.However, following wire-line logging, pressure and liquid sampling, both the T5 and T4 mid-Miocene sandstones were found to be water-wet. Salamander said its initial conclusion was

Taqa ‘eyes Kurdish farm-in’

by on November 12, 2012 12:16 pm BST
The Abu Dhabi-based outfit is in advanced talks with a joint venture including Aspect Energy to buy into a block in the region, Reuters reported on Monday, citing unidentified industry sources.Taqa is looking to get into the block currently held by joint venture General Exploration Partners (GEP) in

Inpex signed a service contract for onshore exploration block 10

by on November 8, 2012 11:53 pm BST
Inpex signed a service contract for onshore exploration block 10Inpex is pleased to announce that it has signed a service contract with the Iraqi State Oil  for the onshore exploration Block 10 jointly with Lukoil Overseas Iraq exploration, a subsidiary of Lukoil, Russian oil company.Inpex and Lukoil have been successfully awarded the