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29 Nov 15
Senegal: Cairn JV receives presidential decree confirming Senegal PSC extension
JV partner FAR reports that the Cairn Energy-operated Senegal Joint Venture has received a presidential decree extending the current Petroleum Sharing Contract by the requested three years, allowing the JV time to appraise the world class SNE and FAN oil discoveries made in 2014.
29 Nov 15
Wintershall joins World Bank‘s 'Zero Routine Flaring by 2030' initiative
Wintershall has joined the international initiative against the flaring of associated gas during oil production. The aim of the 'Zero Routine Flaring by 2030' initiative is to end the worldwide flaring of associated gas during routine operations by 2030.
29 Nov 15
Cameroon: Perenco announces signing of FLNG project offshore Cameroon
Gazprom Marketing & Trading Singapore ('GM&TS'), Société Nationale des Hydrocarbures ('SNH'), Perenco Cameroon ('PERCAM'), Golar Hilli and Golar Cameroon ('GOLAR') have announced the signing of an eight year floating liquefied natural gas project, off the coast of Kribi, Cameroon.
29 Nov 15
Bulgaria opens tender for Kitka Block in Varna Region
Bulgaria has opened a tender for prospecting for oil and gas in Block 1-24 Kitka in the Varna Region. The tender is part of the government’s efforts to reduce Bulgaria’s almost complete dependence on Russian gas imports by increasing domestic production.
29 Nov 15
Turkmenistan: UAE's Dragon Oil in talks with Turkmenistan on $10 billion TAPI pipeline
United Arab Emirates' Dragon Oil is in talks with Turkmenistan on its potential involvement in the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) natural gas pipeline project, the company said on Friday.
29 Nov 15
UK/Peru: Baron Oil provides update on operations in Peru and Northern Ireland
Baron Oil has provided an update on its operations in Peru, and the Islandmagee gas storage project in Northern Ireland.
29 Nov 15
Iran offers 50 oil projects to foreign investors
Iran offered on Saturday about 50 oil and gas projects to be developed by foreign investors with local partners under a new scheme it hopes will initially generate $25 billion in investments, state media reported.
29 Nov 15
Canada: Georges Bank moratorium extended by Nova Scotia government
The Nova Scotia government is extending the Georges Bank moratorium on oil and gas exploration and drilling. The fishing bank has been off limits since 1988. This extends the protection until at least 2022. Ottawa passed a similar protection bill last June.
29 Nov 15
Iraq: UAE's Dana Gas wins $1.98 billion Kurdistan judgement
A London court, ruling in a dispute that dragged on for six years, has ordered the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) in Iraq to pay $1.98 billion to a consortium including Dana Gas of the United Arab Emirates, Dana said on Sunday.
29 Nov 15
UK uses new powers to rule on Cuadrilla shale gas permits
Britain will use new powers to determine whether to allow shale gas firm Cuadrilla Resources to carry out fracking at two sites in northwest England, overruling local planning decisions.
27 Nov 15
Malaysia: Octanex awards EPCIC contract for Ophir field offshore Malaysia to Muhibbah Engineering
Octanex has awarded a contract for the Engineering, Procurement, Construction, Installation and Commissioning (EPCIC) of a Wellhead Platform for the Ophir oil field offshore Peninsular Malaysia to Muhibbah Engineering.
27 Nov 15
Shares in Ophir Energy jump on takeover talk
Shares in Ophir Energy soared by more than 11pc Wednesday amid reports several suitors are interested in the business.
27 Nov 15
US: 88 Energy recommences operations at Icewine-1, onshore North Slope, Alaska
88 Energy has recommenced operations at Icewine-1, onshore North Slope, Alaska. Following repairs to the drawworks, the Company is preparing to drill the remaining Brookian section before setting casing above the primary HRZ shale target.
27 Nov 15
UK: InfraStrata provides update on Islandmagee gas storage project
AIM-listed InfraStrata has provided an update on its Islandmagee gas storage project in Northern Ireland.

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