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Black Swan spins bit in Duvernay shale

by on November 19, 2012 4:57 am BST
The well is a commitment vertical test well to evaluate the Duvernay formation and is being drilled to a planned depth of 3300 metres.Transerv said drilling was anticipated to take about 35 days, after which the well will be cored and the results will be evaluated over several months. Following this,

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

Mubadala to abandon Thai duster

by on November 7, 2012 5:54 am BST
Concession partner Tap Oil said the well was drilled to a total depth of 2694 metres, in a water depth of 39 metres, but preliminary data showed no significant indications of hydrocarbons.Wireline logs will now be run before the well is plugged and abandoned and the jack-up rig Ensco 85 moved

Mexican regulator calls for reform

by on September 26, 2012 2:36 am BST
Mexican state oil monopoly Pemex will be unable to fully exploit new deep water finds without the participation and technical expertise of private companies, National Hydrocarbons Commission (NHC) President Juan Carlos Zepeda told Reuters."Precisely because we've confirmed an important potential, we should urgently modify the legal framework so that