Posts Tagged ‘mineral’

Strike awarded Eromanga trio

by on November 12, 2012 6:38 am BST
Strike announced on Monday that the South Australian Minister for Mineral Resources & Energy had awarded it the PEL 71, PEL 515 and PEL 575 permits following the completion of agreements with native title holder and claimant groups.Strike said the permits lied to the west of the Cooper basin and were prospective

Gosh signs Jordan shale MoU

by on September 25, 2012 2:24 am BST
Gosh revealed that it had signed the MoU for the Attarat Umm Ghudran and Isfir Al Mahatta blocks with Jordan’s Minster of Energy & Mineral Resources, Alaa A Batayneh.The company hopes to explore, develop, and produce shale oil from the blocks and is targeting initial production of 8000 barrels per

South Africa lifts moratorium on Shale Gas exploration in Karoo Region

by on September 7, 2012 5:02 am BST
South Africa lifts moratorium on Shale Gas Exploration in Karoo RegionBY DEVON MAYLIEJOHANNESBURG--South Africa's cabinet said it endorsed a recommendation by the Department of Mineral Resources to lift a ban on shale gas exploration in the Karoo region.The government in April 2011 placed a moratorium on exploration in the

Man dies after Bakken blowout and spill

by on August 20, 2012 11:04 pm BST
It was unclear what was happening at the Nelson 3-10 1H wellsite, operated by privately-held Zavanna, when the blowout occurred. Reports said the well blew out around 2300 on 14 August and was not brought under control until 1830 on the evening of 15 August. Alison Ritter, a spokeswoman for the oil and gas