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Licensing & Concessions

(1/31/2014) Rose adds 3rd E&P concession in Germany

(1/31/2014) Canacol adds 2 Colombia Upper Magdalena Basin blocks

(1/31/2014) FourPoint buys Western Anadarko Basin assets from EnerVest affiliates

(1/31/2014) CNOOC withdraws from South Australia coal-to-liquids project

(1/31/2014) Global applies for full interest & operation of Juan de Nova Est

(1/30/2014) Blue Energy buying 3 Queensland, Australia Beach permits

(1/30/2014) Liberty II launches new North Dakota Bakken Three Forks operations

(1/30/2014) Total farming into Egdon license in Lincolnshire, UK

(1/30/2014) Brazil's ANP rejects HRT request to extend Amazon license phase

(1/30/2014) Statoil and PTTEP swap Canadian oil sands assets

(1/29/2014) PGNiG quitting Egypt's Bahariya Block

(1/29/2014) Shell to sell interest in offshore Brazil Block BC-10

(1/29/2014) Sterling sale of stake in Romanian Black Sea block completed

(1/29/2014) Hess selling 74,000 acres of Utica Shale dry gas acreage

(1/28/2014) AWE selling stakes in Australia Bass Strait Yolla & Trefoil Fields

(1/28/2014) Doxa takes stakes in 3 South Texas exploration projects

(1/28/2014) Kufpec buys BP stake in China's Yacheng 13-1 Field

(1/28/2014) Simba farming out onshore Guinea concessions

(1/28/2014) KrisEnergy acquires G3/48 stake in Gulf of Thailand

(1/27/2014) Nigerian court halts Chevron sale of onshore assets

(1/27/2014) Stratex amends JDA on Texas Zavala oil & gas lease

(1/26/2014) UK launches 28th offshore licensing round

(1/26/2014) Tullow & Statoil awarded Suriname offshore block

(1/26/2014) Athlon pays $88 million for northern Texas Midland Basin assets

(1/24/2014) Pakistan awards 50 blocks across 4 province

(1/23/2014) Fleurette flips DR Congo Nessergy Block for $150 million

(1/23/2014) Storm acquiring 29 sections of BC Umbach-Nig gas-prone lands

(1/23/2014) Iran preparing to offer improved oil contracts by September

(1/23/2014) US Court of Appeals rules Chukchi Sea lease sale Illegal

(1/23/2014) JV relinquishes Queensland Surat Basin permit

(1/23/2014) New World wins Denmark Danica Jutland Project extension

(1/22/2014) Iceland awards CNOOC operating interest in Dreki area block

(1/22/2014) Pacific Energy in 10-fold increase of Niobrara Shale acreage

(1/22/2014) Cameroon offering 4 blocks in new licensing round

(1/21/2014) Algeria launches 4th licensing round

(1/21/2014) Inpex wins Upper Zakum Concession extension to 2041

(1/21/2014) Norway offers 65 licenses on Norwegian Shelf to 48 companies

(1/20/2014) Statoil ends joint license development off Bahamas

(1/20/2014) Providence converts Irish Atlantic option to exploration license

(1/20/2014) Sinopec renews East Brighton license in Trinidad

(1/20/2014) CGX halts Repsol farmout of Guyana stake to RWE Dea

(1/20/2014) DNO farm-in offshore Tunisia completed

(1/19/2014) GSPC quits Mumbai High block on DGH disagreement

(1/19/2014) Shell & Mubadala swap stakes offshore Sarawak, Malaysia

(1/19/2014) Golden Coast grants Red Pine farm-in rights in Alberta

(1/19/2014) Enegi extends exploration period on Newfoundland block

(1/17/2014) Enegi extends exploration period on Newfoundland block

(1/17/2014) Rango farms into INNEX California & Oklahoma portfolio

(1/16/2014) Condor gets go-ahead to sell Kazakhstan Marsel Block interest

(1/16/2014) Addax wins new 10-year PSCs for 3 Gabon blocks

(1/16/2014) Cairn India to be awarded Sri Lanka's offshore Block M5

(1/16/2014) Brenham Oil & Gas adds Texas Inez Field acreage

(1/16/2014) Nido secures Dragon Oil farm-in into Philippines block

(1/15/2014) Sudan offers 2 exploration blocks to ONGC

(1/15/2014) Petrolia buying stake in Lundin Norway license near Johan Sverdrup

(1/15/2014) UKOG takes stake in 2 UK onshore Egdon Resources licenses

(1/15/2014) Mountainview ups stake in North Dakota's 12 Gage Project

(1/14/2014) Sonangol launching licensing round for 10 onshore Angola blocks

(1/14/2014) Maersk farms into Repsol PSCs in Kurdistan Iraq

(1/14/2014) Eni reportedly exiting its 3 Polish shale exploration blocks

(1/13/2014) Tangiers gives up on Australia, focusing on Africa

(1/13/2014) India putting up 46 blocks for bid in 10th licensing round

(1/13/2014) Total takes major stake in UK Gainsborough Trough Shale blocks (update)

(1/13/2014) DECC extends Europa's PEDL181 license to 2015

(1/13/2014) Surge pays $109 million for SE Saskatchewan producing assets

(1/12/2014) President farming into Hernandarias Block in Paraguay

(1/12/2014) Total set to invest in central UK shale gas E&P

(1/10/2014) Emerald acquires 20,800 acres in North Dakota's Williston Basin

(1/9/2014) GE & Vess Oil link to acquire East Texas Woodbine acreage

(1/9/2014) Dana wins 2 concessions in the Egyptian Western Desert

(1/9/2014) HRT takes over operation of Brazil's Campos Basin Polvo Field

(1/8/2014) Red Sky sells stake in New South Wales Clarence Moreton permits

(1/8/2014) Gulf Coast Western adds 3,500 Texas Buda Limestone acres

(1/8/2014) Wintershall farms into Argentina's Neuquen Aguada Federal Block

(1/8/2014) Simba farming out stake in onshore Kenya concession

(1/8/2014) Gambia terminates licenses said held for speculation

(1/7/2014) ONGC & OIL buy Videocon's stake in Mozambique offshore block

(1/7/2014) Mubadala exits Gulf of Thailand concession

(1/7/2014) SandRidge sells US Gulf assets to Fieldwood for $750 million

(1/6/2014) Buccaneer sells stakes in Alaska's Cosmopolitan & KOV

(1/6/2014) Syria's Assad regime signs exploration deal with SoyuzNefteGaz

(1/6/2014) Indigo buys Preston's East Texas Cotton Valley assets

(1/6/2014) EPL pays $70.4 million for Nexen US Gulf shallow water assets

(12/15/2013) Potential shale gas blocks onshore Senegal awarded

(12/15/2013) AzEire subsidiary approved to operate North Celtic Sea options

(12/15/2013) BW Offshore to acquire stake in Brazil's Polvo Field

(12/13/2013) Shoal Point to lose Newfoundland license

(12/13/2013) Rio Bravo buys into Azabache's Vaca Muerta Project in Argentina

(12/13/2013) NZEC acquiring Westech Energy East Coast New Zealand permit

(12/13/2013) MOL buys Wintershall North Sea interests for $375 million

(12/13/2013) PTTEP exits New Zealand Great South Basin permit participation

(12/13/2013) Cepsa takes a stake in Apache's Suriname deepwater block

(12/13/2013) Whistler's Alberta farm-in agreement with Altima amended

(12/13/2013) Circle wins Tunisia's Cap Bon onshore Grombalia Block

(12/13/2013) BreitBurn buys Texas Permian Basin properties from CrownRock

(12/12/2013) Salamander granted Malaysia's Malacca Strait Port Klang block

(12/12/2013) JX Nippon, Petronas, & GDF Suez granted Malaysia Block 3F

(12/12/2013) Total awarded Gulf of Oman deepwater block

(12/12/2013) Far East Energy & CUCBM extend Shouyang exploration period

(12/11/2013) TexStar acquiring rights to South Sulawesi Field in Indonesia

(12/10/2013) Premier Oil withdraws from Kenya deepwater concession

(12/10/2013) Stratex farming into Eagleford Matthews Lease in Zavala, Texas

(12/10/2013) CONSUL acquires 90,000 acres in West Virginia's Marcellus Shale

(12/10/2013) First Sahara farming into Liberty's Ontario Black River Prospect

(12/9/2013) QEP pays $950 million for Texas Permian Basin properties

(12/8/2013) VIC/P57 JV granted production license for West Seahorse

(12/8/2013) Red Sky withdraws from Queensland exploration permit

(12/6/2013) Exillon wins extension for Russia's EWS I Field

(12/6/2013) InterOil selling Total majority stake in PNG Block PRL15

(12/6/2013) First Sahara to receive Beni Znassen license in Morocco

(12/6/2013) Sonangol takes remaining 40% in Vaalco-operated Angola block

(12/5/2013) Egdon pens farm-in option for onshore Lincolnshire, UK licenses

(12/5/2013) Providence offered South Celtic Sea Silverback license

(12/5/2013) New Zealand awards 10 new oil and gas permits

(12/4/2013) US BOEM putting up 134 Eastern Gulf of Mexico blocks for bid

(12/4/2013) Eaglewood executes farmout of PNG block to Ketu Petroleum

(12/4/2013) Zambia awards 9 blocks, Swala still waiting

(12/4/2013) Pampetrol & PCR granted Argentina's Gobernador Ayala V Block

(12/3/2013) Devon buying GeoSouthern's Eagle Ford assets for $6 billion

(12/3/2013) Stratex acquires majority stake in part of veteran Texas field

(12/2/2013) Ecuador received bids on only 4 of 16 Amazon blocks on offer

(12/2/2013) Hess sells Indonesia assets to Pertamina & PTTEP for $1.3 billion

(12/2/2013) Sterling wins UK North Sea license in latest offshore round

(12/1/2013) Mozambique to launch 5th licensing round in 2014

(12/1/2013) Myanmar receives just 30 bids for 30 blocks in offshore round

(11/29/2013) Dragon granted Gulf of Suez Block by Ganoub El Wadi

(11/29/2013) EGAS gearing up for Egyptian deepwater Mediterranean licensing round

(11/29/2013) Otto Energy to acquire BHP Billiton's stake in SC55

(11/29/2013) UK awards record 52 offshore exploration licenses

(11/29/2013) Forent lines up 2nd Montgomery block farmout in Alberta

(11/29/2013) NZEC granted permit for New Zealand's East Cape Block

(11/29/2013) Atlantic offered minority stakes in 4 UK 27th Round licenses

(11/29/2013) Kurdistan in landmark oil & gas agreement with Turkey

(11/27/2013) Anterra buys oil producing properties in north-central Alberta

(11/27/2013) Pertamina completes purchase of ConocoPhillips Algeria assets

(11/27/2013) Eni wins majority stake in Ukrainian Black Sea concession

(11/26/2013) Jones acquires Texas Anadarko Basin assets for $195 million

(11/26/2013) Wintershall transfer of North Sea licenses to North Energy approved

(11/26/2013) Terrace farms into added Texas STS Olmos Project acreage

(11/25/2013) Rosneft takes over operation of Brazil's Solimoes Project

(11/25/2013) Cook Inlet buys Armstrong's Alaska North Fork Unit

(11/25/2013) Santa Maria sells stake in Colombia's Llanos 27 Project

(11/25/2013) Edgo awarded Surkhsimo & Qarordon licenses in Tajikistan

(11/25/2013) Andes Energia sub awarded Paraguay's Capitan Mesa Block

(11/25/2013) Nido sells non-core Philippines assets to Colossal Petroleum

(11/24/2013) ExxonMobil gets approval to operate Brazil POT-M-475

(11/24/2013) Ghana local content law meeting operator opposition

(11/24/2013) Cyprus set to grant Eni-Kogas 2 more offshore blocks

(11/24/2013) Taleveras wins stakes in newly formed Cote d'Ivoire blocks

(11/22/2013) India gearing up for NELP X Licensing Round in January

(11/22/2013) Norway's Petoro joins CNOOC & Eykon in Iceland license

(11/22/2013) Lime Petroleum acquires Barents Sea stakes from North Energy

(11/21/2013) CAMAC acquiring 100% ownership of Nigeria's Oyo Field

(11/21/2013) Comstock buying Ursa's majority stake in Texas oil & gas properties

(11/21/2013) Vietnam & India agree to mutual PSA participations

(11/21/2013) NuEnergy receives option for CBM exploration in Mozambique

(11/21/2013) Radiant picks up 80 Louisiana & Mississippi oil & gas wells

(11/20/2013) Alvopetro sells stake in 10 Brazil Reconcavo Basin blocks

(11/20/2013) Oil Basins ups stake in Gippsland Basin permit with Shelf Oil buy

(11/20/2013) Harvest agrees to sell stake in Venezuela's Petrodelta to Pluspetrol

(11/20/2013) Devon paying $6 billion for GeoSouthern's Eagle Ford assets

(11/20/2013) Round 1 Australia Acreage Release closes tomorrow, Round 2 in 2014

(11/19/2013) Japex sub acquiring offshore Indonesia block with Jogmec help

(11/19/2013) Petronas rescinds offer to buy major stake in OGX Brazilian blocks

(11/17/2013) Gastar adds Oklahoma's West Edmond Hunton Lime Unit

(11/17/2013) Award of Ghana's South Deepwater Tano Block challenged

(11/17/2013) Iceland to award CNOOC & Eykon Dreki license

(11/17/2013) CNPC awarded 2nd Agadem permit in Niger

(11/17/2013) 35 parcels up for bid in US BLM Utah auction

(11/17/2013) Svenska farming out Guinea-Bissau Sinapa & Esperanca Blocks

(11/15/2013) Sonde terminates farmout to Viking of Tunisia-Libya Joint Oil Block

(11/15/2013) JVPC granted 5-year PSC extension on Vietnam's Rang Dong

(11/15/2013) Saratoga reacquires Little Bay lease in Louisiana state sale

(11/15/2013) Maersk relinquishing Danish North Sea Elly area

(11/14/2013) Ophir selling stake in Tanzania blocks to Pavilion for $1.28 billion

(11/14/2013) GDF Suez takes stakes in 2 onshore Brazil Parnaiba blocks

(11/14/2013) Comstock acquiring Tuscaloosa shale acreage in Louisiana & Mississippi

(11/14/2013) Hibiscus & 3D Oil offered West Seahorse production license

(11/14/2013) Sasol granted South Africa block in Mozambique Channel

(11/14/2013) Endeavour forms Pennsylvania Marcellus JV with Samson

(11/13/2013) ABT Oil & Gas farms into Providence-led JV's North Celtic Sea permit

(11/13/2013) Woodside acquiring entire Two Seas interest offshore Ireland

(11/13/2013) PetroChina pays $2.6 billion for Petrobras' Peru assets

(11/12/2013) Thwarted by India Defense Ministry, BHP quitting 9 blocks off India

(11/12/2013) Petrovietnam joins Rosneft in Pechora Sea exploration

(11/11/2013) Ireland reveals 2015 Atlantic Martin licensing round

(11/11/2013) EnerVest reveals $1.4 billion buy of 7 oil and gas projects

(11/11/2013) Sudan to put 5 blocks up for bid in new round next month

(11/10/2013) Rosneft wins YPFB agreement to joint E&P in Bolivia

(11/8/2013) Congo to offer 10 onshore & offshore blocks early in 2014

(11/8/2013) Rialto signs new PSC for block offshore Cote d'Ivoire

(11/8/2013) Talisman selling some British Columbia Montney acreage

(11/7/2013) BHP Billiton withdrawing from Philippine SC55 & Cinco-1

(11/7/2013) Three KwaZulu-Natal blocks go to Sungu Sungu

(11/6/2013) Alaska attracts $5.4 million in North Slope & Beaufort Sea bids

(11/6/2013) Repsol & BHP Billiton granted Trinidad & Tobago deepwater block

(11/6/2013) Penn West selling $2 billion in assets to refocus on light oil projects

(11/6/2013) ExxonMobil wins 3 PSC extensions offshore Madagascar

(11/6/2013) Vermilion buying GDF Suez stake in 4 German gasfield licenses

(11/5/2013) SM Energy sells Anadarko Basin assets to EnerVest

(11/5/2013) Myanmar pre-qualifies bidders in offshore licensing round

(11/5/2013) Eagle Energy acquires producing Hardeman County, Texas properties

(11/5/2013) Anadarko assuming operation of US Gulf Coronado discovery

(11/5/2013) Ukraine awards Olesska shale gas project to Chevron

(11/5/2013) Lakes in MoU with Sinopec sub for onshore Gippsland development

(11/5/2013) Eni farms into Quicksilver shale oil acreage in West Texas

(11/4/2013) PA Resources farming out Mer Profond Sud permit to SOCO

(11/4/2013) Statoil farms out 5 Faroe Islands & 2 Norway licenses to OMV

(11/4/2013) Apache farms into Buru's Western Australia Coastal Permits

(11/3/2013) Chestnut adds 10,250 acres in East & North Texas leases

(11/3/2013) IFR granted EL495 in Canada's Northwest Territories

(11/1/2013) Trinidad onshore round garners 11 bids for 3 blocks

(11/1/2013) Tethys farms out Kazakh assets to Chinese equity fund

(11/1/2013) Egypt awards nine oil, gas exploration contracts

(11/1/2013) Sterling farms out Madagascar Ambilobe Block to Pura Vida

(10/31/2013) NRP buys stake in Sundance's North Dakota Williston Basin assets

(10/30/2013) South Sudan preparing to launch licensing round

(10/30/2013) India's DGH to seize 5 discovery blocks from Reliance Industries

(10/30/2013) Chevron set to sign PSA for Ukraine's Olesska shale

(10/30/2013) Pawnee acquiring stake in Kansas & Colorado tight oil acreage

(10/29/2013) Gabon grants 13 deepwater blocks to 11 companies

(10/29/2013) Pacific Rubiales' farm-in into Karoon blocks off Brazil approved

(10/29/2013) Nighthawk farming out stake in Colorado Jolly Ranch Project

(10/28/2013) Angola postpones new licensing round to 2014 first quarter

(10/28/2013) Sterling Energy farms into Somaliland's Odewayne Block

(10/28/2013) Kosmos farms out stake in Morocco's Cap Boujdour Block

(10/27/2013) Parex farms into Colombia Llanos Basin block for operatorship

(10/25/2013) BOEM sets March 2014 Central US Gulf lease sale

(10/25/2013) Heritage farming into 2 Kina Petroleum licenses in PNG

(10/25/2013) Centrica-led JV wins UK North Sea West of Shetland license

(10/25/2013) Petrobras & BG team for Bolivia E&P in JV with YPFB

(10/25/2013) PNR selling Alaska subsidiary to Caelus Energy for $550 million

(10/24/2013) New exploration permits awarded off Western and South Australia

(10/24/2013) Ophir selling stakes in Tanzania's BG-operated gas discovery blocks

(10/23/2013) Brownstone & Santa Maria exit Colombia Llanos Basin block

(10/23/2013) Chevron acquires 2 South Australia Bight Basin blocks

(10/23/2013) Bill Barrett sells Tavaputs gas property in Utah's Uinta Basin

(10/22/2013) EnQuest buying Centrica's Greater Kittiwake assets & pipeline

(10/22/2013) Dart farms out 13 UK onshore licenses to GDF Suez

(10/21/2013) Ultra buys Uinta Basin oil producing properties for $650 million

(10/21/2013) BHP withdraws from 9 blocks in India due to government delays

(10/21/2013) Brazil's giant Libra Field license goes to quartet of majors

(10/21/2013) Sunshine farms out Muskwa & Godin oil sands rights to Renergy

(10/21/2013) Anadarko & Noble conclude Wattenberg Field property swap

(10/20/2013) Energi Mega Persada takes Mozambique's Buzi Block

(10/20/2013) NZEC acquisition of stakes in Taranaki Basin assets approved

(10/20/2013) Brazil's ANP to hold Libra licensing round despite strike

(10/18/2013) Occidental selling Mideast-North Africa minority interests

(10/18/2013) Seychelles okays WHL Energy's extension of exploration stakes

(10/18/2013) Rosneft & CNPC agree to East Siberia upstream joint venture

(10/17/2013) Torchlight farms into Ring Energys Kansas acreage

(10/17/2013) W&T buys Callon E&P properties in the US Gulf of Mexico

(10/17/2013) South Africa okay's Sunbird & PetroSA lbhubesi Gas Project license

(10/17/2013) Extensions granted to Yitzhak & Gabriella licenses off Israel

(10/17/2013) Chaparral buys Texas & Oklahoma Panhandle Marmaton assets

(10/17/2013) Sunbird wins South Africa's Springbok Flats Project

(10/15/2013) Northern up stake in Guyane Maritime permit off French Guiana

(10/15/2013) Taipan farms out majority stake in onshore Kenya block to Premier Oil

(10/15/2013) Kosmos farms out 3 Agadir Basin blocks off Morocco to BP

(10/15/2013) Tanzania launching deepwater & Lake Tanganyika bid round

(10/14/2013) International Petroleum selling Russian & Kazakh assets

(10/14/2013) Osage sells stake in Colombia subsidiary Cimarrona & assets

(10/14/2013) Oilex sub scores 2 Western Australia Canning Basin permits

(10/14/2013) ONGC Videsh & Shell pre-empt Petrobras stake sale to Sinochem

(10/13/2013) 20% stake in new South Africa projects go to government

(10/11/2013) Myanmar awards 16 onshore concession blocks

(10/11/2013) Parex farming out 1 Trinidad block, relinquishing 2 others

(10/11/2013) Four CBM blocks excluded from CUCBM contract with CNOOC

(10/11/2013) New Standard ups stake in Western Australia project to 100%

(10/10/2013) Shell Nigeria selling 4 Nigerian onshore Niger Delta blocks

(10/10/2013) Total granted exploration rights to 6,200 sq km in northern Uruguay

(10/10/2013) Trapoil farm-in into UK North Sea Trent East Terrace falls through

(10/10/2013) Next Romania licensing round to offer 28 onshore & 8 offshore blocks

(10/10/2013) Reliance signs agreement for Venezuela Orinoco block

(10/10/2013) Roc Oil farming out Bohai Bay stake to Horizon Oil

(10/9/2013) Madagascar Oil farming out 3 onshore Madagascar blocks

(10/9/2013) Otto Energy exiting offshore Visayas exploration in Philippines

(10/9/2013) Amarok sub takes 50% stake in central Wyoming acreage

(10/9/2013) Apache relinquishing stake in Kenya offshore block

(10/8/2013) Chevron has 2nd thoughts about Lithuania shale gas award

(10/8/2013) Dragon Oil acquires Afghanistan's Sanduqli & Mazar-i-Sharif Blocks

(10/8/2013) CNOOC launches 25-block tender offshore China

(10/7/2013) Chiyoda takes a stake in MPDC & Gabon blocks

(10/7/2013) Sonatrach pre-empts Petroceltic sale of stake in Algeria's Isarene PSC

(10/7/2013) New Source buys stake in 25 Oklahoma wells from Scintilla

(10/6/2013) Solo selling stake in SW Ontario properties back to Reef

(10/6/2013) Petrobras selling stake in 2 blocks offshore Uruguay to Shell

(10/4/2013) Vast terminates farmout of Colombia Putumayo block to Sagres

(10/3/2013) Forest Oil selling Texas Panhandle assets to Templar for $1 billion

(10/3/2013) TransGlobe's 4 PSCs won in Egypt's 2011-12 round ratified

(10/3/2013) Mitsui divesting stake in NZ Tui Area to JV partners

(10/2/2013) Rosneft taking majority stake in Caspian Sea's Lagansky Block

(10/2/2013) Wintershall assumes operation of Brage Field off Norway

(10/1/2013) Blue Energy farms out stake in Queensland's Marburg permit

(10/1/2013) Swift ready to sell central Louisiana producing assets

(10/1/2013) Vermilion buys Northern Petroleum Netherlands assets

(9/30/2013) Shell selling Eagle Ford Shale holdings in Texas

(9/30/2013) Kilimanjaro farming into Somalia's Amsas-Coriole-Afgoye Block

(9/30/2013) Harvest selling stake off Gabon to Vitol for $137 million

(9/30/2013) W&T takes a stake in Noble's US Gulf Dantzler deepwater project

(9/30/2013) Total completes South Africa block acquisition from CNR International

(9/30/2013) ZaZa increases Texas Eaglebine/Eagle Ford acreage

(9/29/2013) Lack of security leaves Afghan E&P round with no bidders

(9/29/2013) Freeport McMoRan looking to farmout Moroccan frontier permit

(9/27/2013) Petra selling stake in 7 Brazil Parnaiba Basin blocks

(9/27/2013) Rosneft buying Alrosa assets in Russia's Yamalo-Nenets & Sakha

(9/27/2013) US BOEM calls for information & nominations for Chukchi Sea sale

(9/27/2013) W&T Offshore sells stake in US Gulf block to EPL Oil & Gas

(9/27/2013) Centrica & Qatar Petroleum complete buy of Suncor assets

(9/26/2013) San Leon selling Island Oil & Gas & its assets to Ardilaun

(9/25/2013) Wintershall & Neuquen's Gas y Petroleo awarded Vaca Muerta contract

(9/25/2013) Shell backs out of Colorado Mahogany oil shale project

(9/25/2013) San Leon acquiring majority stake in 16 Turkish concessions

(9/24/2013) Indonesia to put 2 shale gas blocks up for bid by yearend

(9/24/2013) Inpex & Itochu buy into Jogmec sub in Irkutsk Russia

(9/23/2013) Ithaca farms out further interests in UK exploration blocks

(9/22/2013) Concho farms into New Mexico Bone Spring acreage

(9/22/2013) Cubic wins extension to close purchase of Gastar East Texas assets

(9/22/2013) Chevron wins 1 of 2 needed Ukraine approvals of Olesska PSA

(9/22/2013) Gazprom set to receive new exploration licenses in Tajikistan

(9/22/2013) Woodside wins okay for operating interest in Porcupine Basin blocks

(9/21/2013) Brazil's auction of Libra pre-salt play draws few participants

(9/21/2013) Whiting purchases producing Williston Basin acreage

(9/20/2013) Bass Strait Oil in Gippsland Basin collaboration pact with Hirex

(9/19/2013) GeoPark adds 7 blocks offshore northeastern Brazil

(9/19/2013) Eni wins operation of Congo's onshore Ngolo Block with SNPC

(9/19/2013) JX Nippon-led JV wins Malaysian deepwater block off Sarawak

(9/18/2013) CNPC joins PDVSA in Venezuela's Orinoco Belt Junin 10

(9/18/2013) Pacific Energy adds stake in Kazakh Pre-Caspian Basin block

(9/18/2013) Blackbird sub Ruger Energy adds Alberta Greater Karr acreage

(9/18/2013) Tap to fund 3D survey to obtain a stake in Victoria, Australia permit

(9/17/2013) Apache sells additional Canadian producing properties

(9/17/2013) Brazil's ANP okays Petro Vista stake in Tartaruga Block

(9/17/2013) Eden revives sale to Shale Energy of its UK CBM & shale assets

(9/17/2013) CNOOC signs PSC with Smart Oil for Bohai Block

(9/16/2013) Rialto signs MoU for Block CI-202 offshore Cote d'Ivoire

(9/15/2013) Reliance calls DGH's demand for 86% of KG-D6 Block arbitrary

(9/15/2013) Shell & ONGC to pre-empt Petrobras sale of BC-10 stake

(9/15/2013) Saratoga takes 2 US Gulf Breton Sound leases off Louisiana

(9/15/2013) Gabon to hold offshore licensing round before yearend

(9/15/2013) Eagleford signs new agreement for Matthews Lease in Zavala, Texas

(9/15/2013) Long Run pays $55 million to add to Alberta core assets

(9/15/2013) Petrobras selling Colombia assets to Perenco for $380 million

(9/13/2013) Norway receives 50 companies' applications for APA licenses

(9/13/2013) Shell wins Ukraine's Yuzivske gasfield operation

(9/12/2013) Linn Energy buys West Texas assets for $525 million

(9/12/2013) Halcon sells US non-core assets for $302 million

(9/12/2013) Andiamo farms into AleAnna's Italian Po Valley concession

(9/11/2013) Sea Dragon sells its 50% interest in Egypt's Kom Ombo Block

(9/11/2013) Hansa farms into 2 Dana UK North Sea licenses

(9/11/2013) Pacific Rubiales sub buys M&P's Sabanero Block in Colombia

(9/11/2013) Tellus farming out operating stake in South Australia permit

(9/10/2013) West Texas Resources takes stake in US Gulf West Cameron block

(9/10/2013) Emerald sells non-operated North Dakota Williston Basin assets

(9/10/2013) Petronas sub exiting Venezuela's heavy oil Carabobo Project

(9/10/2013) Marathon sells its stake in deepwater Angola concession

(9/10/2013) Tethys wins approval of Chegara redevelopment in Uzbekistan

(9/9/2013) Chesapeake walks away from 13,000 acres of New York leases

(9/9/2013) Sanchez paying $220 million for Texas Eagle Ford assets

(9/9/2013) Bayerngas buying into North Sea license and its Babbage Field

(9/9/2013) Global selling stake in South Africa Orange Basin block

(9/8/2013) FAR farms into Ophir Energy's offshore Kenya exploration permit

(9/8/2013) Oyster Oil & Gas buys Candax stake onshore Madagascar

(9/8/2013) CNPC paying KazMunaiGas $5 billion for Kashagan stake

(9/6/2013) Gastar acquiring Oklahoma West Edmund Hunton Lime Unit acreage

(9/6/2013) KUB-Gas converts Krutogorovskoye to 20-year production license

(9/6/2013) Tullow farms into Pancontinental's offshore Namibia license

(9/6/2013) Santos farms into Talisman Papua New Guinea permits

(9/5/2013) Argentina's Neuquen Province prepping to auction Vaca Muerta acreage

(9/5/2013) Lebanon postpones 1st offshore licensing round

(9/5/2013) Oasis acquires North Dakota & Montana Williston Basin acreage

(9/5/2013) Italy cuts open offshore acreage by almost half

(9/5/2013) Sole bid by Chevron takes Lithuania shale gas Silute-Taurage license

(9/5/2013) Rift Basin farm-in into Tunisia's Chorbane permit terminated

(9/4/2013) NikOil transfers Danish North Sea license to Nordic Energy

(9/4/2013) AWE farming into WHL permit offshore Victoria, Australia

(9/4/2013) ICSID Tribunal rules expropriation of ConocoPhillips projects unlawful

(9/4/2013) Carrizo sells non-core Barnett & Marcellus Shale assets

(9/3/2013) Condor's Kazakh Zharkamys West 1 Block expanded 43%

(9/3/2013) Adriatic stake in UK North Sea Inner Moray Firth license higher

(9/3/2013) Buccaneer buying 4 Apache Alaska Cook Inlet leases

(9/3/2013) Interra pays $78.5 million for South Sumatra Benakat Barat Field

(9/3/2013) Forest Oil selling part of its West Texas Permian Basin acreage

(9/2/2013) Iran to review buy-back contracts to make them more attractive

(9/2/2013) Chariot wins 4 shallow water Brazil Barreirinhas Basin blocks

(9/1/2013) Niko does deals with OMV & Hess for Madagascar & Indonesia stakes

(9/1/2013) Pine Cliff pays $13.25 million to up Alberta and Saskatchewan assets

(9/1/2013) Montenegro puts 13 offshore blocks up for bid

(8/30/2013) Sinopec pays $3.1 billion for third of Apache Egypt assets

(8/29/2013) Synergy expands holdings in Colorado's Wattenberg Field

(8/29/2013) Energen sells Alabama Black Warrior Basin CBM assets

(8/28/2013) Norway opens door for SE Barents Sea block nominations

(8/28/2013) ExxonMobil backing out of purchase of PNG license interest

(8/28/2013) BOEM gets few bids for Western US Gulf blocks

(8/28/2013) EBN farms into GDF Suez Netherlands North Sea block

(8/27/2013) Tunisia's Teboursouk Block goes to Petroskandia

(8/27/2013) OGX relinquishing rights to 9 blocks won in Brazil's 11th round

(8/27/2013) MEO's Finniss gives up Australia exploration permit NT/P79

(8/27/2013) Serinus extension of Brunei Block L exploration period approved

(8/26/2013) ONGC getting back Iraq block awarded by Saddam Hussein

(8/26/2013) SuntrustOil wins PSA for Niger's Tounfalis Block

(8/26/2013) Anadarko sells stake in Mozambique Area 1 to ONGC Videsh

(8/25/2013) CNPC farms out stake in Niger's Agadem Concession to CPC

(8/25/2013) Tamarack buys Sure Energy & Alberta Viking assets

(8/22/2013) Pertamina to farm into Iraq's West Qurna-1 with ExxonMobil

(8/22/2013) Aspect farms into San Leon's Cybinka & Torzym Blocks in Poland

(8/22/2013) YPF lines up CNOOC-led JV for Argentina Vaca Muerta project

(8/22/2013) Eco Atlantic wins Namibia's Skeleton Coast license

(8/22/2013) EOS Petro farms into Buccaneer projects in Alaska Cook Inlet

(8/22/2013) Santos takes 50% of offshore Indonesia Natuna PSC

(8/21/2013) Cardinal buys Kansas lands and 19 wells from KPR

(8/21/2013) Empire awarded Australia's Northern Territory McArthur Basin permit

(8/21/2013) Surge adds 70,000 acres in Texas Permian Basin leaseholds

(8/20/2013) Premier sells its stake in 2 Norwegian licenses to Capricorn Norge

(8/20/2013) Ghana's South Deepwater Tano Block award approved

(8/20/2013) Whistler buying US Gulf blocks from ExxonMobil & W&T Offshore

(8/20/2013) PRD Energy wins Bramstedt Block in northwestern German Basin

(8/20/2013) LNG Energy acquires EER & increases stakes in 4 PNG blocks

(8/20/2013) Raven sub awarded block in Mali's Taoudeni Basin

(8/19/2013) San Leon awarded Morocco concession with highest shale oil yield

(8/19/2013) OMV paying Statoil $2.65 billion for stakes in Gullfaks & Gudrun

(8/19/2013) Senex signs 15-year PRL scheme with South Australia

(8/18/2013) Yemen qualifies 18 international companies to bid in 6th licensing

(8/18/2013) Samson farms out stake in North Dakota North Stockyard Project

(8/18/2013) Petrobras okays $1.5 billion Parque das Conchas sale to Sinochem

(8/18/2013) Rango's Hangtown buy includes San Joaquin & Ventura assets

(8/16/2013) Finder farms out Australia northern Browse Basin permit to Shell

(8/16/2013) Maersk farms into North Sea Energy UK blocks

(8/15/2013) Three Trinidad licenses acquired by Rex International-led JV

(8/15/2013) Austin farms out stake in Texas' Eagle Ford Birch Loan-Oak Block

(8/15/2013) Apache selling Alberta oil & gas assets to Ember Resources

(8/14/2013) Petrel Resources acquires stake in Amira Hydrocarbons

(8/14/2013) Mexco in asset deals with PNR, EOG & Mewbourne Oil

(8/13/2013) Rift Basin appraising data on Indonesia's Dandangilo & Beji Block

(8/13/2013) Samson sale of stake in Montana Roosevelt Project terminated

(8/12/2013) BLM receives ConocoPhillips application to develop field in NPR-A

(8/12/2013) Genel farming into Ethiopia's Adigala Block with New Age

(8/12/2013) Solimar sells all but 10% of stake in California's Tejon Ranch leases

(8/11/2013) UEP relinquishes 2 of 4 Arabian Sea blocks offshore Pakistan

(8/11/2013) MEO Australia farming out stake in Thai Gulf G2-48

(8/9/2013) Oilex selling stake in India's Cambay Block & Field

(8/9/2013) Hungary offering 4 new hydrocarbon licenses for bid

(8/9/2013) PetroChina lining up Iraq's West Qurna 1 & 2 for participation

(8/9/2013) FormCap signs to acquire Kerr & Keta Kansas oil leases

(8/9/2013) EVEP divesting Ohio Utica Shale acreage for $284.3 million

(8/8/2013) KDL farms into Direct Bulgaria's Koynare Block

(8/8/2013) Maurel et Prom up stake in Namibia offshore licenses

(8/8/2013) Sanchez acquiring Tuscaloosa Marine Shale acreage

(8/8/2013) Chariot farming out stake in offshore Mauritania license

(8/8/2013) ConocoPhillips selling Clyden oil sands lease in Alberta

(8/7/2013) Nordic farming into Alberta Boyne Lake heavy oil play

(8/6/2013) ConocoPhillips & ONGC win shallow water Bangladesh blocks

(8/6/2013) HRT relinquishes 2 Solimoes Basin blocks in Brazilian Amazon

(8/6/2013) Blue farming into 9 AOG blocks in Australia's Northern Territory

(8/5/2013) Vane Minerals acquiring 65,000 acres of German shale gas lands

(8/5/2013) Grid completes purchase of interest in Jacalitos Prospect

(8/5/2013) ONE adds EWE Netherlands onshore & offshore assets

(8/5/2013) Tullow seeking extension to offshore Guinea exploration period

(8/5/2013) Ambassador farming out South Australia permit to Outback

(8/4/2013) Manitok farms into Legacy lands in southern Alberta foothills

(8/4/2013) Artek & Kelt acquiring Fireweed gas assets in NE BC

(8/4/2013) Indian consortium exiting Egyptian Red Sea blocks

(8/4/2013) San Leon gets 2 more years to drill Albanian block

(8/2/2013) Deep Well farms out Sawn Lake stake to Maurel et Prom

(8/2/2013) Chevron ups stake in Alberta Duvernay shale

(8/2/2013) Platino trading stake in Colombia's Morpho Block for royalty

(8/1/2013) Gazprom & Total JV win Bolivia's giant Azero Block

(8/1/2013) Shell selling 2 more blocks onshore Nigeria and 2 in the Gulf of Guinea

(8/1/2013) ConocoPhillips farms into FAR's 3 offshore Senegal concessions

(7/31/2013) CNOOC awards South China Sea block to Shell

(7/31/2013) Rosneft wins approval to buy Urengoy Gas & Geotransgas

(7/31/2013) $1.45 billion Wintershall buy of Statoil North Sea stakes completed

(7/31/2013) NZEC in JV with L&M for New Zeland licenses

(7/30/2013) Lundin picks up PSC in Indonesian Pacific offshore Papua

(7/30/2013) Wexpro near doubles stake in Wyoming Vermillion Basin Trail Unit

(7/29/2013) Key adds interest in Western Australia Canning Basin permits

(7/29/2013) Circle buys Tethys stake in Tunisia's Mahdia license

(7/28/2013) Bulgaria cancels contract offer for Black Sea block

(7/28/2013) Iran finalizing E&P awards for Sumar & Danan Fields

(7/26/2013) US Western Gulf of Mexico Lease Sale 233 set for 28 August

(7/26/2013) Petronas exiting Uzbekistan production sharing contracts

(7/26/2013) Cluff awarded UCG licenses & options by UK Coal Authority

(7/26/2013) NGE selling stake in PNG license to ExxonMobil sub

(7/25/2013) Marathon awaiting government ruling to sell Libyan interest

(7/25/2013) Circle farming into Exxoil's Beni Khaled Block onshore Tunisia

(7/25/2013) NZOG gives up on New Zealand's offshore Kakapo permit area

(7/24/2013) Stone Energy preparing to sell Gulf of Mexico assets

(7/23/2013) Hess signs Xinjiang shale E&P agreement with CNPC

(7/23/2013) Freeport-McMoRan farm-in offshore Morocco approved

(7/23/2013) PetraGas applies for shale oil & gas PEL in central Tasmania

(7/22/2013) Dutco deal with Serinus has option for Brunei block stake

(7/22/2013) MEO Australia sub farms out stake in Bonaparte Basin block

(7/22/2013) Bahamas Petroleum wins renewal of 5 Bahamas licenses

(7/22/2013) Suroco takes a stake in PetroNova's Putumayo 2 Block

(7/22/2013) Goodrich paying $26.7 million for Tuscaloosa Marine Shale lands

(7/21/2013) Seychelles farm-in into WHL acreage cancelled

(7/21/2013) Pine Cliff adds interest in Alberta & Saskatchewan shallow gas assets

(7/21/2013) Maurel & Prom and MPI join Petrolia in 13 Gastem Quebec licenses

(7/18/2013) Apache sells US Gulf Shelf operations & properties for $3.75 billion

(7/18/2013) Richfield adds to Central Utah Overthrust & Independence Projects

(7/17/2013) Ecuador extends offer deadline in Southeastern Round again

(7/17/2013) Roxi's BNG license in Kazakhstan renewed 2 more years

(7/16/2013) Chevron joins Argentina's YPF in Vaca Muerta development

(7/16/2013) Energean wins bid for Greece's Ioannina onshore block

(7/16/2013) Premier sells Vietnam sub & offshore Vietnam stake

(7/16/2013) BP wins block in South China Sea's Pearl River Mouth Basin

(7/15/2013) Dart sells stake in Singapore subsidiary & China's Liulin PSC

(7/15/2013) MEMP paying $606 million for Permian Basin, East Texas, Rockies assets

(7/15/2013) Kosmos swings another Irish option conversion to license

(7/15/2013) Forest to sell its Texas Panhandle oil & gas assets

(7/15/2013) BP buying into 5 Petrobras Potiguar Basin blocks off Brazil

(7/14/2013) Meidu buys Woodbine Acquisition for $535 million

(7/14/2013) Brazil's ANP may claim 75% of oil production from Libra Field

(7/12/2013) Mexico's Chicontepec contract auction gets few bids

(7/12/2013) Philippines awards 6 service contracts in latest licensing round

(7/12/2013) Oilex & JV partners exit Timor Sea joint development area block

(7/12/2013) Greece grants offshore Patraikos Block to Hellenic-led JV

(7/11/2013) Premier & Kufpec buy BG Norge's Bream Field license

(7/11/2013) Japex takes stake in Kerapu Block in West Natuna Sea

(7/10/2013) Degaro farming into Montana's Blue Water Project

(7/10/2013) Antrim sells option on stake in Tanzania'sPemba-Zanzibar blocks

(7/10/2013) DNO wins Yemen's Block 84, farms into Oman's Block 36

(7/9/2013) Gabon confiscates Addax's Obangue Field & Panthere NZE Block

(7/9/2013) Cairn gets Irish government okay as farm-in operator

(7/8/2013) Saratoga granted 4 blocks in central Gulf of Mexico

(7/8/2013) Tethys Petroleum picks up operating interests in Georgia blocks

(7/8/2013) Eco Atlantic wins extension to Namibia's Guy & Sharon licenses

(7/8/2013) Rocksource farms down stake in Norwegian Sea license to Explora

(7/7/2013) Hellenic & Energean led JVs take 2 blocks in Greece

(7/7/2013) Cooper Energy farms into Bass Strait Gippsland permits

(7/5/2013) Cue & BHP Billiton take over Woodside's divested Carnarvon permit

(7/5/2013) PetroNova withdrawing from Colombia Llanos Block

(7/5/2013) PetroBroad Copower wins China South China Sea block

(7/5/2013) Buccaneer to farmout 49% stake in Alaska assets

(7/4/2013) First Oil joining Bowleven in onshore Kenya exploration

(7/4/2013) Range farms into Niko's Guayaqyayare Block in Trinidad

(7/4/2013) Santos farming into Drillsearch Cooper Basin permits

(7/4/2013) CNR signs PSC for Cote d'Ivoire's Block CI-12

(7/4/2013) Tullow farming into Guyana's Kanuku Block with Repsol

(7/3/2013) San Leon trading stake in Poland block for well fracturing

(7/3/2013) Idemitsu ups stake in Norway's H-Nord Field

(7/3/2013) Hinto adds Cisco Field gaswells & acreage in Utah's Uintah Basin

(7/3/2013) Croatia preparing for Adriatic & onshore licensing round next year

(7/3/2013) Chesapeake selling Eagle Ford & Haynesville Shale assets

(7/3/2013) Gastar selling stake in Oklahoma acreage for $62 million

(7/2/2013) Hess farm-in into Falcon's Beetaloo permits fails to meet deadline

(7/2/2013) ConocoPhillips sale of its stake in Kashagan to OVL pre-empted

(7/2/2013) ZaZa selling remaining Moulton Eagle Ford assets in Texas

(7/1/2013) QR Energy buying Ark-La-Tex producing property

(7/1/2013) Statoil takes over Texas Eagle Ford asset operation

(7/1/2013) Statoil takes over Texas Eagle Ford asset operation

(6/30/2013) Namibia's Block 1711 goes to Gazania, EnerGulf & Namcor

(6/30/2013) Nido farms into 3 Indonesian concessions with Lundin

(6/30/2013) CNPC to acquire stake in Kazakhstan's giant Kashagan Field

(6/28/2013) Woodside farms into Ireland's Porcupine Basin

(6/28/2013) Swala submits invited bids for 3 Zambia EARS blocks

(6/28/2013) Candax selling stake in onshore Madagascar block to Oyster

(6/27/2013) Transeuro to operate & redevelop Jordan's Hamza Field

(6/27/2013) Enerplus selling non-core Canadian assets for $80 million

(6/27/2013) Labat acquiring Palatina & its interest in 3 Namibia blocks

(6/27/2013) Essar wins 4 blocks in India's 4th CBM licensing round

(6/26/2013) Serica farms out East Irish Sea operating stake to Centrica

(6/26/2013) Antares exiting Texas Permian Basin in $300 million sale

(6/26/2013) Kufpec sells full interest in Indonesia's Ujung Pangkah Field

(6/26/2013) Bengal ups stake in Queensland's Cuisinier Field & Block

(6/25/2013) Novatek ups stake in Russia's Severo-Urengoyskoye Field

(6/25/2013) DONG granted 6 blocks offshore Faroe Islands

(6/25/2013) Simba's PSC for 3 Chad blocks wins government ratification

(6/25/2013) Samson selling Roosevelt Project interests in Montana

(6/24/2013) Petromanas amends Albania farmout with Shell

(6/24/2013) Cimarex & Chevron link to develop Texas' Delaware Basin acreage

(6/24/2013) OMV & Adnoc to explore eastern Abu Dhabi

(6/24/2013) Bulgaria high court upholds Park Place block award

(6/24/2013) Whiting selling BreitBurn Oklahoma EOR projects

(6/23/2013) CNPC buying Marathon interest off Angola for $1.52 billion

(6/21/2013) Rosneft & ExxonMobil expand Russian exploration joint venture

(6/21/2013) Statoil & Rosneft complete Russian Arctic exploration agreement

(6/20/2013) Blackbird farms out Saskatchewan stake to Pennant Energy

(6/20/2013) Leni in cross-assignment of stakes in SW Trinidad

(6/20/2013) Chariot's Enigma sub wins new Namibia offshore concession

(6/19/2013) Madalena looking for partners in Argentina Vaca Muerta shale block

(6/19/2013) Total takes 80% ownership of Kurd Iraq's Baranan Block

(6/18/2013) Spike farms into 2 EnQuest licenses in UK North Sea

(6/18/2013) Chevron does 3rd concession deal with Kurd Iraq

(6/18/2013) Swala taking another stake in Tanzania Rift Basin

(6/18/2013) Statoil to operate Australia Northern Territories shale exploration

(6/17/2013) Australia awards 13 new offshore permits from 2012's 1st round

(6/17/2013) New World wins Danica Jutland work program extension

(6/17/2013) Abraxas selling non-operated Bakken properties

(6/16/2013) Trinidad awards BHP 4 deepwater production contracts

(6/16/2013) Norstra farm-in in Montana doubles land position

(6/16/2013) YPF joins PDVSA & Chevron in Venezuela's giant gas project

(6/16/2013) Petrobras sells stake in African E&P projects to BTG Pactual

(6/14/2013) Brazil's ANP wants at least $4.67 billion for Libra Field rights

(6/14/2013) Western Australia extends North Perth Basin permit

(6/13/2013) Centrica takes 25% stake in UK onshore Bowland license

(6/13/2013) Orca selling stake in South Australia Cooper Basin license

(6/13/2013) PetroTech & Pangean link for Bakken Shale leases

(6/12/2013) Western Australia Cornea discovery receives location declaration

(6/12/2013) Panoro selling stake in offshore Nigeria block & field

(6/12/2013) RWE Dea farming into Petronas' Suriname concession

(6/12/2013) PetroSA & Sasol link to explore Orange Basin block

(6/12/2013) Norway awards 24 Arctic blocks in Barents & Norwegian Sea

(6/12/2013) Enegi farming out Newfoundland licenses to Black Spruce

(6/11/2013) Madalena wins extension on Argentina's Curamhuele Block

(6/11/2013) Matra disposing of Russia Arkhangelovskoye Block

(6/11/2013) Chariot & Morocco's ONHYM agree to 6-month license extensions

(6/11/2013) Lukoil adds another Cote d'Ivoire offshore block

(6/11/2013) Schuepbach farming out Spain's Tesorillo Project

(6/11/2013) OVL & OIL withdraw announcement of Mozambique acquisition (update)

(6/11/2013) Statoil funding seismic & drilling in Australia's Northern Territory

(6/10/2013) Inpex takes home Australia's WA-494-P Browse Basin permit

(6/10/2013) ONGC & OIL paying $2.47 billion for 10% stake in Mozambique block

(6/10/2013) Atlas adding gas assets in New Mexico, Alabama, & Oklahoma

(6/10/2013) Kabe to form JV for Kansas E&P in the Mississippian Field

(6/9/2013) Otto granted another work program extension off Philippines

(6/9/2013) Petrobras JV wins extension to Namibia offshore block license

(6/9/2013) Kenya putting 7 more blocks up for bid

(6/7/2013) No US Atlantic offshore leases until after 2017

(6/7/2013) Galp exercises option to operate Portugal's Aljubarrota-3 Block

(6/7/2013) Gazprom & Rosneft granted 5 Russian Arctic concessions

(6/6/2013) Po Valley wins new northern Italy exploration license

(6/6/2013) Petromanas quits Albania onshore blocks

(6/6/2013) Norway's Ormen Lange Unit ownership revised

(6/6/2013) Senex selling stake in Santos' Queensland Barta-Wompi permit

(6/6/2013) Karpinsky selling stakes in 2 licenses in Russia's Rostov Oblast

(6/6/2013) Harvest farming out offshore Gabon Dussafu Block

(6/5/2013) ONGC dolling out stakes in 4 CBM blocks in West Bengal

(6/5/2013) CNOOC in joint bid for license in Iceland's Dreki area

(6/5/2013) Worthington joins Britlind in Louisiana's Vidal Island Field

(6/4/2013) ExxonMobil farms into Atlantic Petroleum stake in Faroe license

(6/4/2013) Maurel & Prom JV in farmout in Myanmar with Petrovietnam

(6/4/2013) Crew completes acquisition of Terra's BC, Canada Montney assets

(6/4/2013) Fastnet sub farming into Moroccan onshore permit

(6/4/2013) Cooper divesting Tunisian oil & gas acreage interests

(6/4/2013) Tap farms out Western Australia permits to JX Nippon Oil & Gas

(6/4/2013) DNO farms into Gulf of Gabes concessions offshore Tunisia

(6/4/2013) Union Jack picks up stake in UK license from Montrose Industries

(6/3/2013) South Sudan splitting Total's Block B into 3 blocks

(6/3/2013) TAQA takes over UK North Sea BP assets

(6/3/2013) Kodiak paying $660 for North Dakota Bakken & Three Forks properties

(6/3/2013) Bellatrix $290 JV to develop Alberta's Ferrier Cardium play folds

(6/3/2013) MOG farms into Malta Area 3 with Cairn Energy

(6/2/2013) MGS gives up on Mackenzie Delta blocks in northern Canada

(6/2/2013) Austin swapping stake for 3-well funding in Texas farmout

(6/2/2013) Peru puts 9 offshore blocks up for bid in new round

(5/31/2013) Core Energy adds stakes in 2 Norwegian Shelf fields

(5/30/2013) FAR farmout to Cairn of 3 Senegal offshore blocks approved

(5/30/2013) Aminex wins extension for Tanzania's Ruvuma PSA

(5/30/2013) BRS sub in Po Valley farm-in into Italy's La Prospera Block

(5/29/2013) Eden Energy selling entire UK CBM & shale gas portfolio

(5/29/2013) South Australia grants Northern Petroleum onshore Otway permit

(5/29/2013) Inpex wins E&P negotiating rights for 2 Okhotsk Sea blocks

(5/29/2013) PA Resources farms out operating interest in Tunisian assets

(5/28/2013) Egdon farms into onshore Lincolnshire UK PEDL

(5/28/2013) Otis buying Mitsui stake in Yemen onshore concession

(5/27/2013) Rosneft fronting PDVSA JV in Venezuela's Orinoco Belt

(5/27/2013) Pine Cliff adds majority interest in Alberta's Monogram

(5/27/2013) Australia calls for nominations for 2014 Acreage Release

(5/24/2013) APPEA sees operators trolling for partners

(5/24/2013) Horizon selling major stake in PNG assets to Osaka Gas

(5/23/2013) 3D Oil awarded new offshore permit in Tasmania's Otway Basin

(5/23/2013) Statoil acquires stake in Tanzania block from Petrobras

(5/23/2013) Only one pre-salt field to be auctioned in Brazil's 1st pre-salt round

(5/23/2013) Polar Petroleum acquires 12 more Alaska North Slope leases

(5/23/2013) ONGC sells stakes in four Indian coalbed methane blocks

(5/23/2013) Bengal in JV with Beach for Queensland, Australia Tookoonooka E&P

(5/22/2013) Laredo selling Anadarko Basin interests to EnerVest

(5/20/2013) Next Generation pumps up West Virginia portfolio to 2,154 acres

(5/20/2013) Labat set to acquire stakes in 5 deepwater blocks off Namibia

(5/20/2013) Great Eastern takes stake in ONGC West Bengal block

(5/19/2013) New Greenland government to issue new exploration licenses

(5/19/2013) Blue Earth ups stake in Louisiana's Spider Field to operator

(5/19/2013) Tanzania set to offer deepwater & Lake Tanganyika blocks

(5/19/2013) Pertamina awarded PSC for North Sumatra shale gas block

(5/17/2013) DualEx gets year extension to Bouhajla Permit in Tunisia

(5/17/2013) Senex increases stake in South Australia Cooper Basin permit

(5/16/2013) Petrobras acquires 34 exploration blocks in 11th Brazil round

(5/16/2013) Indonesia putting up 21 blocks for bids beginning in June

(5/16/2013) NZOG acquires 50% stake in New Zealand Canterbury Basin block

(5/16/2013) Treaty farms into US Fuels leases in north-central Texas

(5/16/2013) Rosneft to invest $100 million in new Vietnam block

(5/16/2013) OGX selling 50% stake in 4 newly awarded Brazilian blocks

(5/16/2013) Torchlight farms into Husky's central Oklahoma Hunton Project

(5/16/2013) Tethys to explore Uzbekistan's Bayterek Block

(5/16/2013) Salamander picks up onshore Kalimantan, Indonesia PSCs

(5/15/2013) Statoil wins 6 Espirito Santo Basin blocks offshore Brazil

(5/15/2013) GeoPark buys interest in Brazil's Manati Field

(5/15/2013) Repsol granted Guyana's offshore Kanuku Block

(5/15/2013) Major oil companies taking most tracts in Brazil's 11th round

(5/14/2013) Planet Gas exits New South Wales, Australia coal seam gas

(5/14/2013) Afren farms out part of stake in Nigerian offshore license

(5/14/2013) BP farming out stake in 4 South Australia offshore licenses

(5/13/2013) Simba farms out Kenya onshore block to Ajax Exploration

(5/13/2013) Kosmos takes over operatorship of Irish Porcupine Basin licenses

(5/13/2013) Statoil & Total swapping Barents Sea Bjarmeland Platform stakes

(5/13/2013) Spike takes a stake in UK North Sea's Athena Field

(5/12/2013) Croatia considering new E&P law to facilitate investment

(5/12/2013) SG to let controversial Thompson Divide lease expire

(5/12/2013) Lebanese offshore estimated at 30 Tcf gas & 660 million bbl oil

(5/10/2013) SacOil granted 3 exploration licenses in Botswana

(5/10/2013) Tangiers farms out Australia's Bonaparte Basin permits

(5/9/2013) Inpex farming into Tullow block offshore Uruguay

(5/9/2013) Solo Oil laying groundwork for West African entry

(5/9/2013) Marathon quitting Polish shale gas project

(5/9/2013) Kairiki in deal for 2 key oilfields in China's Inner Mongolia

(5/8/2013) RAK acquires Mondoil & its Cote d'Ivoire stake

(5/8/2013) OGX selling Petronas its stakes in Brazil's Campos Basin blocks

(5/8/2013) Egdon farms out onshore UK license to Union Jack Oil

(5/8/2013) Talisman transfers Poland interests to San Leon Energy

(5/7/2013) Santa Maria selling its stake in Colombia's Canaguaro Block

(5/7/2013) BG selling added stake in Queensland Curtis LNG to CNOOC

(5/7/2013) Cairn farming into Ireland's Porcupine Basin licenses

(5/7/2013) Petro Viking to acquire 4 deepwater blocks offshore Namibia

(5/6/2013) Colombia's ANH rejects El Triunfo extension request

(5/6/2013) Reliance relinquishing 10 blocks offshore India

(5/6/2013) BP selling operating interest in Brazil's Polvo Field

(5/6/2013) Buccaneer in farm-in agreement for Alaska's North Cook Inlet Unit

(5/5/2013) SM Energy adding 40,000 acres in Wyoming's Powder River

(5/5/2013) Austin sells South Australia Cooper Basin stake to PNC Australia

(5/5/2013) Tekton adds 1,900 acres to Wattenberg Windsor Project

(5/3/2013) North Energy selling North Sea stakes to Spike

(5/3/2013) EQT adding Pennsylvania acreage & Marcellus wells

(5/3/2013) Citadel farms into Sojitz's Rancho Grande Project in California

(5/3/2013) BHP declares force majeure on Philippine license fulfillment

(5/2/2013) Fastnet wins Ireland's East Mizzen Basin license

(5/2/2013) AOC selling stake in Norway's Yme Field to Kufpec

(5/2/2013) Kufpec takes a stake in Galoc JV offshore Philippines

(5/2/2013) TrapOil acquiring majority stakes in North Sea Surprise & Nutmeg discoveries

(5/1/2013) Petrobras sells stake in 6 US Gulf exploration blocks

(4/30/2013) Shell officially the developer of Abu Dhabi's Bab Sour Gas Project

(4/30/2013) Oranto farming out offshore Namibia Ondjou Block

(4/29/2013) Petronas granted PSC for Suriname's offshore Block 52

(4/29/2013) Frontera granted 2 onshore exploration licenses in Spain

(4/29/2013) Southwestern buys Pennsylvania Marcellus shale gas acreage

(4/29/2013) New Zealand details onshore & offshore tracts in 2013 Block Offer

(4/26/2013) Government recommends opening Norway's SE Barents Sea

(4/26/2013) San Leon wins Albania's Durresi Block license extension

(4/25/2013) Sinopec sells Myanmar stake to Taiwan's CPC

(4/25/2013) US Western Gulf lease sale to offer 21 million acres off Texas

(4/25/2013) PRD Energy granted Germany's Schwarzenbek exploration license

(4/24/2013) Sintana sub gets okay to assign stake in Colombia block to ExxonMobil

(4/24/2013) Condor selling stake in Kazakhstan's Marsel Block

(4/24/2013) LOI signed for farm-in & joint E&P for Tunisia's Teboursouk Prospect

(4/24/2013) Eagle Energy Trust completes buy of Texas Midland properties

(4/23/2013) India's Cabinet clears 25 blocks for exploration & production

(4/23/2013) DNO picks up Somaliland onshore PSC

(4/22/2013) Dana Gas granted Egypt's North El Arish Offshore Block

(4/22/2013) Sterling farming out Madagascar's Ampasindava & Ambilobe Blocks

(4/22/2013) Eni wins deepwater exploration block offshore Egypt

(4/22/2013) Gastar sells East Texas assets to Cubic Energy

(4/21/2013) Soma signs MoU with Sudan for South Kordofan concession

(4/21/2013) Oilex wins Western Australia Canning Basin special

(4/19/2013) Vanoil sub takes stake in Kenya's offshore Block L9

(4/19/2013) Clayton Williams selling 95% of its Wolfberry assets in Texas

(4/19/2013) Genie granted oil shale E&P rights in Central Mongolia

(4/18/2013) Petroceltic joins Edison in Egypt's North Thekah & South Idku Blocks

(4/18/2013) Samson extends North Dakota central Bakken acreage

(4/18/2013) 46 companies to bid in Lebanon's gas exploration round

(4/18/2013) Reliance relinquishing over half of India's KG-D6 Block

(4/18/2013) EGAS awards 8 exploration blocks in Egyptian Mediterranean Sea

(4/18/2013) Antrim farms out operation of Porcupine Basin license to Kosmos

(4/18/2013) Brazil's ANP approves 64 companies for licensing bids

(4/11/2013) Myanmar opens licensing round for 30 offshore blocks

(4/10/2013) Valeura wins Turkey's Trace Basin Banarli 5104 Block

(4/10/2013) Eaglewood & Ketu win added PNG gas acreage

(4/9/2013) Shell joining Gazprom for Arctic offshore oil & gas and onshore shale E&P

(4/9/2013) Matador expands holdings in New Mexico's Delaware Basin

(4/9/2013) Tullow sells Bangladesh interests to KrisEnergy Asia

(4/5/2013) ExxonMobil buys COPL operating stake in Liberia Block

(4/5/2013) Saccharum farming into Oil Reserve Alberta oil sands assets

(4/5/2013) 71 companies apply to participate in Brazil's licensing round

(4/5/2013) Brenham buys Galveston oil & gas lease on Texas coast

(4/4/2013) Hydra acquires Pan Pacific assets off Western Australia

(4/4/2013) Midstates adds Texas & Oklahoma Anadarko Basin acreage

(4/4/2013) Central Petroleum scores Western Australia Amadeus Basin acreage

(4/4/2013) Petroceltic awarded highly prospective Central Adriatic permit

(4/4/2013) Egdon awarded UK North Sea nearshore license

(4/3/2013) Penn Virginia buying Magnum Hunter's Eagle Ford Shale interests

(4/3/2013) Central buys out Rawson in Australia's Northern Territory permit

(4/3/2013) Texas takes in $9.2 million for 12 state leases

(4/2/2013) Egdon farms out stake in UK Wessex Basin licenses to Corfe

(4/2/2013) Heritage farms into LNG Energy's Papua New Guinea blocks

(4/2/2013) Statoil farms out stake in Mozambique blocks to Inpex

(4/1/2013) Hess sells Russian Samara-Nafta subsidiary to Lukoil for $2.05 billion

(4/1/2013) Sonde & Viking extend farmout deadline for Tunisia-Libya block

(4/1/2013) Hess completes sale of Caspian Sea stake to OVL

(4/1/2013) Gastar acquiring Chesapeake Hutton Limestone acreage in Oklahoma

(3/31/2013) CNPC links with CPC to explore Niger's Agadem Block

(3/31/2013) Houston American withdraws from Colombia block

(3/31/2013) Gazprom set to buy share in 2 Total gas blocks in Bolivia

(3/31/2013) Oando shifts stake in Nigeria's Qua Ibo Field and block

(3/31/2013) Niko selling non-core assets for $157 million

(3/31/2013) Tokyo Gas pays $485 million for Barnett Shale stake

(3/28/2013) 50 companies to vie for Lebanon offshore licenses

(3/28/2013) RWE Dea farms into Valiant's West of Shetland prospect

(3/28/2013) Total sells stake in Alberta's Voyageur Upgrader to Suncor

(3/28/2013) Pacific Rubiales acquiring stake in Karoon blocks off Brazil

(3/28/2013) Porto in JOA with Galp for Portugal's Aljubarrota-3 concession

(3/27/2013) Oman awards 2 onshore Dhofar blocks to PetroTel

(3/27/2013) CNPC takes stake in Rosneft's Russian Arctic offshore acreage

(3/27/2013) Shell, Repsol, OGX & OGEP to bid in Brazil's May auction

(3/27/2013) China approves Shell & CNPC Fushun shale project

(3/27/2013) IOOC replaces ONGC in developing Iran's Farsi offshore block

(3/27/2013) FAR's Block L6 off Kenya reinstated & expanded

(3/26/2013) Peru puts 9 offshore blocks up for bid

(3/26/2013) WHL preparing to farmout stake in its Seychelles concessions

(3/26/2013) International Petroleum sub awarded Russia's Yanchinsky Block

(3/26/2013) Quattro picking up east-central Alberta producing acreage

(3/26/2013) Solimar farms out stake in California's San Joaquin Basin project

(3/25/2013) ZaZa in Texas Eaglebine JV & sale of Moulton assets

(3/25/2013) Fastnet opens Celtic Sea data room for farmouts

(3/25/2013) Pacific Rubiales wins Quifa expansion enviro permits

(3/25/2013) Norway's Jan Mayen offshore exploration delayed

(3/21/2013) Indonesia awards 14 exploration blocks across archipelago

(3/21/2013) Yemen offering 15 blocks to highest bidders

(3/21/2013) Mubadala & Inpex win Indonesia's West Sebuku PSC

(3/20/2013) Shell to develop UAE's onshore Bab sour gas field

(3/20/2013) US Central Gulf Sale brings in $1.2 billion in top bids

(3/20/2013) Energy XXI farms into 21 Apache US Gulf blocks

(3/20/2013) Anschutz exiting Montana's Blackfeet Reservation exploration

(3/20/2013) Jacka granted southwestern Tanzania's Ruhuhu Block

(3/19/2013) Sanchez paying $265 million for Hess' Texas Eagle Ford assets

(3/19/2013) FAR farms out Senegal offshore blocks to Cairn Energy

(3/18/2013) Total sells stake in Italian concession to Mitsui

(3/18/2013) Brenham takes a stake in Houston's Pierce Junction Field

(3/18/2013) BNK sells Oklahoma Woodford assets to XTO

(3/15/2013) PRD picks up two more German concessions

(3/15/2013) Comstock sells West Texas properties to Rosetta for $768 million

(3/15/2013) Green Rock relinquishes stake in Australia's Laurel Project

(3/15/2013) MOL farming into Mari's Oman & Pakistan concessions

(3/14/2013) Bass Strait gets Australia Otway Basin permit renewal

(3/14/2013) Novatek sub awarded 2.3 Tcf field on Russia's Yamal Peninsula

(3/14/2013) Big Sky adds to its Wolfcamp acreage in Texas' Permian Basin

(3/14/2013) Petrolia & Statoil in Norwegian license stake exchange

(3/14/2013) Central Petroleum granted Queensland Georgina Basin blocks

(3/14/2013) PetroChina takes a stake in Eni's offshore Mozambique Area 4

(3/12/2013) Trap buying Summit Petroleum stake in UK North Sea concession

(3/12/2013) ANP reveals tender and contract details for 11th Licensing Round

(3/11/2013) Andes Energia adds Kilwer assets to expand Argentina holdings

(3/11/2013) Range Resources selling Texas assets for $30 million

(3/11/2013) CGX's Pomeroon & Georgetown licenses off Guyana expired

(3/10/2013) COPL & ExxonMobil sign revised PSC for Liberian offshore block

(3/10/2013) Cub acquires 3 additional concessions in Ukraine

(3/8/2013) Synergy & Vecta in Colorado & Nebraska DJ Basin joint venture

(3/8/2013) New World's Danica Jutland stake increased

(3/8/2013) New World's Danica Jutland stake increased

(3/8/2013) Range Resources extends Trinidad licenses for 10 years

(3/8/2013) Talisman Sinopec acquiring Two Seas' & GTO's UK license

(3/8/2013) Valiant farms out UK North Sea Isabella Prospect to Maersk

(3/8/2013) Eland options stake in Nigeria's Niger Delta OPL452

(3/7/2013) Resaca selling New Mexico & Texas Permian Basin assets

(3/6/2013) Indorama granted Lavignolle permit in southwestern France

(3/6/2013) Rosneft sub acquires stakes in 20 deepwater US Gulf blocks

(3/6/2013) Perusahaan Gas Negara buys stake in offshore Java block

(3/6/2013) EPL selling Louisiana Bay Marchand Field interests

(3/5/2013) Egdon farms out onshore UK interest to Union Jack Oil

(3/5/2013) PRD wins Germany's Sudbayern-Nord license

(3/5/2013) Anadarko farms out stake in US Gulf Heidelberg development

(3/4/2013) Jordan revving up E&P with concessions to Saudi & Korean companies

(3/4/2013) Max scores 2-year extension on Kazakhstan's A & E Blocks

(3/4/2013) ONGC offered stakes in Russian Far East concessions

(3/4/2013) Sungro takes a stake in Louisiana's Grande Chenier Field

(3/3/2013) Eastern US Gulf lease sales EIS drafted by BOEM

(3/1/2013) Gulfsands granted 2 E&P concessions in Colombia

(3/1/2013) Aurora buying operating stake in South Texas Eagle Ford acreage

(3/1/2013) Providence sells UK onshore assets to IGas Energy

(2/28/2013) Faroe acquires UK & Norway North Sea interests

(2/28/2013) Tethys wins E&P extension to Kazakh concession

(2/28/2013) Explora farms into E.On acreage offshore Norway

(2/28/2013) Vanguard adding Texas & New Mexico Permian Basin assets

(2/28/2013) Petrovietnam & Eni in unconventional hydrocarbons pact

(2/27/2013) Canacol & ConocoPhillips in Colombia shale oil project

(2/26/2013) Gazprom Neft granted 3rd Kurdistan Iraq concession

(2/26/2013) New World ups stake in Belize's Blue Creek Project

(2/26/2013) Polar Petroleum picks up 17 Alaska North Slope leases

(2/25/2013) Chevron farming into Beach' South Australia & Queensland permits

(2/25/2013) Chesapeake & Sinopec in $1.02 billion Mississippi Lime JV

(2/24/2013) Otto chosen to receive Philippines Area 7 license

(2/22/2013) Kina & Cott awarded license in PNG's Western Papuan Basin

(2/22/2013) Exiting Salazar okays NPR-Alaska added development

(2/22/2013) Indika takes stake in Total's Southwest Bird's Head Block

(2/21/2013) Israel grants Genie Energy license in occupied Golan Heights, Syria

(2/21/2013) Fastnet farming into Deep Kinsale Prospect offshore Ireland

(2/21/2013) Africa Oil converts Ethiopia study area to PSA

(2/21/2013) Otto & Swala commit to 2nd year in Tanzania PSAs

(2/21/2013) Enegi applies to convert onshore Ireland option to exploration license

(2/20/2013) ConocoPhillips & PetroChina in Australia & China asset agreements

(2/20/2013) Kea wins extension to onshore New Zealand Taranaki permit

(2/20/2013) Indonesia nixes Pertamina purchase of Harvest's Venezuela assets

(2/20/2013) Inpex takes a stake in Krishna-Godawari block off India

(2/19/2013) Sri Lanka launches 2nd Licensing Round

(2/19/2013) Union Jack farms into UK East Midlands onshore license

(2/18/2013) NZOG gets ministerial consent to New Zealand farm-in with Octanex

(2/17/2013) Romgaz gets a share of Romania's Black Sea Midia Deep

(2/17/2013) Frontier awarded Philippines Palawan block & Calauit Field

(2/15/2013) Philippines Area 4 awarded to PNOC-led consortium

(2/15/2013) BG selling Texas & Louisiana Cotton Valley acreage

(2/15/2013) Norway kicks off APA 2013 licensing of mature areas

(2/15/2013) Lebanon launches 1st offshore licensing round

(2/14/2013) Xstate acquiring Langsa TAC offshore Sumatra, Indonesia

(2/14/2013) Gold becomes owner & operator of Nancy Burdine in Colombia

(2/14/2013) TPAO & Shell agree to joint Black Sea exploration well

(2/13/2013) Providence surrenders offshore Ireland foreshore license

(2/13/2013) CGX scores 2 new licenses offshore Guyana

(2/13/2013) Raisama backs out of NZ Kakapo farm-in with NZOG

(2/13/2013) Cott scores 50% stakes in PNG Papuan Basin blocks

(2/13/2013) ExxonMobil swaps Alaska field stake for rights to 7 Russian fields

(2/12/2013) Noble transfers stakes in offshore Cyprus block to Delek & Avner

(2/12/2013) Westbridge acquiring relinquished Namibia blocks

(2/12/2013) Crux JV wins 5-year retention lease off NW Australia

(2/11/2013) Enegi Oil farming out UK North Sea part block to Azimuth

(2/11/2013) Gulfport paying $220 million for more eastern Ohio Utica Shale

(2/11/2013) Japan asks UAE to renew Japanese companies' licenses

(2/10/2013) Consul Energy buys rights to drill for gas at Pittsburgh Airport

(2/10/2013) Exasperated BHP exiting India's Kerala-Konkan deepwater block

(2/10/2013) GAIL signs MoU for North America oil & gas assets

(2/10/2013) Petrobras stake in Shell's Parque das Conchas to be sold

(2/8/2013) Octanex granted renewal of 2 Western Australia permits

(2/8/2013) Trapoil takes stake in Perenco's UK North Sea Trent East

(2/7/2013) Central US Gulf Sale putting 38.6 million acres up for bid

(2/7/2013) San Leon looking to farmout stake in Albania's Durresi Block

(2/7/2013) Lebanon licensing round bidding terms approved

(2/6/2013) Caerus Oil & Gas paying $200 million for PDC Colorado assets

(2/6/2013) Total awarded 2 exploration licenses offshore Cyprus

(2/6/2013) Interoil E&P sells Colombia blocks to Trayectoria

(2/5/2013) Dart Energy acquiring Arrow Energy's NSW exploration license

(2/4/2013) Arbitration hands Hardy extension to India Cauvery Basin block

(2/4/2013) Constellation sells Alabama CBM assets

(2/3/2013) Caithness ready to test Scottish nearshore prospects

(2/1/2013) Sterling & Addax relinquish Kurdistan Sangaw North Block

(2/1/2013) Wintershall looking for partner in Argentina shale oil & gas project

(2/1/2013) Ecuador Southeastern Round licensing roadshow set

(2/1/2013) Tag New Zealand farmout to Apache terminated

(2/1/2013) Devon selling Tuscaloosa Marine & Utica shale holdings

(1/31/2013) Scarecrow attracts new operator of Norwegian license

(1/31/2013) Cairn takes reins of Foum Draa offshore Morocco

(1/31/2013) Azimuth farming into Energi's UK North Sea Malvolio block

(1/30/2013) Nexus-led Crux JV gets 5-year retention lease offer

(1/30/2013) KazMunaiGas ups stake in Caspian Sea Nursultan Block

(1/30/2013) PNR cancels Barnett Shale sale in North Texas

(1/30/2013) PNR sells 40% of Wolfcamp Shale acreage to Sinochem

(1/28/2013) Newton Energy divesting UK East Midland assets

(1/28/2013) Rosneft acquires Surgutneftegaz's Junin-6 in Venezuela

(1/28/2013) Edgo Energy gives up its Kenya deepwater concession

(1/28/2013) Eco Atlantic scores 3 offshore Namibia blocks

(1/27/2013) Azerbaijan extends Shah Deniz PSA by 5 years

(1/27/2013) Vanoil gets Kenya PSC extension for 1st well

(1/27/2013) India's Amguri Field operation goes to Assam Company India

(1/27/2013) Forum Energy granted extension to Philippine license

(1/25/2013) Range picking up stake in 2 Guatemala blocks

(1/25/2013) Statoil & Pertamina give up on Indonesia's Karama Block

(1/25/2013) Enterprise takes a stake in PNG's Telemu 18 & 4 licenses

(1/24/2013) Chevron awarded stake in Kurd Iraq's Qara Dagh Block

(1/24/2013) Kinetiko granted 6th TCP in South Africa's Mpumalanga CBM play

(1/24/2013) Eni granted 3 exploration blocks offshore Cyprus

(1/23/2013) Brazil's next licensing round 14-15 May

(1/23/2013) PRD Energy granted onshore Uelzen Block in Germany

(1/22/2013) Bellatrix farmout brings 50% cost share of Alberta Cardium development

(1/22/2013) Trap farms into Extract North Sea license with 13 blocks

(1/22/2013) Blackstairs & Vangold win Armenian license extension

(1/22/2013) Chevron adds 3 new blocks offshore Morocco

(1/22/2013) Neon farmout to Eni of Vietnamese blocks wins approval

(1/21/2013) China awards 19 shale gas blocks to 16 companies

(1/21/2013) Bayshore farms into Saskatchewan acreage

(1/20/2013) Lukoil amendment to West Qurna 2 in Iraq signed

(1/20/2013) Japex ups stake in Texas' Eagle Ford Shale acreage

(1/18/2013) Alberta Oilsands farms into 2 DRC Lake Tanganyika blocks

(1/18/2013) Uganda's Block 1A stays with Total on new discovery

(1/18/2013) Myanmar offering 18 onshore blocks for bid

(1/18/2013) EastSiberian relinquishes license in Russia's Kamchatka

(1/18/2013) Gulfsands completes acquisition of Cabre Maroc

(1/18/2013) Shell signs PSA for Ukraine's shale gas Yuzivske Field

(1/16/2013) Chevron only bidder for Lithuania shale oil & gas permit

(1/16/2013) Eni exits Mali in advance of present violence

(1/16/2013) CNOOC grants Chevron 2 PSCs in South China Sea

(1/15/2013) Pura Vida granted Gabon's Nkembe offshore block

(1/15/2013) Shoal Point farms out Newfoundland shale oil acreage

(1/15/2013) Caspian extends Kazakh North Block license to 2014

(1/15/2013) ConocoPhillips selling North Dakota assets for $1 billion

(1/15/2013) Norway doles out 51 new licenses to 40 companies

(1/13/2013) Brazil putting up 172 blocks in next licensing round

(1/13/2013) Kuwait Energy replaces TPAO in Iraq block award

(1/13/2013) Apache cuts farm-in commitment with TAG in New Zealand

(1/11/2013) Hardy buying Reliance' stake in India's Saurashtra block

(1/10/2013) Blue & Beach win 2 Maryborough Basin permits in Queensland

(1/9/2013) Richfield adds Uinta County, Wyoming acreage

(1/8/2013) Emerald selling Sandwash Basin acreage for $10 million

(1/8/2013) Amelia selling 47,300 acres in Tuscaloosa Marine Shale

(1/7/2013) American Eagle adds more Spyglass acreage in North Dakota

(1/7/2013) Iceland awards 2 blocks in latest licensing round

(1/7/2013) Equus buys stakes in 150 Texas & Oklahoma wells

(12/14/2012) SacOil granted Block 1 onshore Malawi

(12/14/2012) Ecopetrol & Anadarko awarded Colombia's Fuerte Norte & Fuerte Sur

(12/13/2012) Energi reserves stake in Jordan's Wadi Araba Block

(12/13/2012) Eni scores stake & operatorship of Pakistan offshore block

(12/13/2012) Iona selling stake in UK North Sea Orlando & Kells Fields

(12/13/2012) Range Resources selling Permian Basin assets

(12/13/2012) Ophir Energy takes a stake in Ghana's Offshore Accra Contract Area

(12/12/2012) Santos farm's into McArthur Basin shale prospect with Tamboran

(12/12/2012) Salamander buying Mitra Energy for $7.1 million

(12/12/2012) TNK-BP granted Russia's East Siberia Lodochnoye Field

(12/12/2012) Triangle signs LOI for 6 blocks onshore & offshore Morocco

(12/11/2012) BreitBurn buys Texas oil & gas properties for $190 million

(12/11/2012) RH Petrogas in Myanmar farm-in option with Rimbunan Petrogas

(12/11/2012) Dejour farms out part of its Colorado Piceance Basin leases

(12/11/2012) Crown Point wins 10-year El Valle extension in Argentina

(12/10/2012) New Zealand awards 10 new oil & gas exploration permits

(12/10/2012) Enerplus adds to its Montana Sleeping Giant acreage

(12/10/2012) Cairn's Capricorn awarded Malta Area 3 exploration study

(12/10/2012) Woodside in 2nd farm-in offshore Myanmar

(12/9/2012) GSPC exiting 11 deepwater blocks in Indian waters

(12/9/2012) Medco acquires onshore Yemen stake from Reliance

(12/9/2012) Petrobangla offering 12 offshore blocks for bid

(12/9/2012) Atlantic takes an interest in Centrica's Netherlands licenses

(12/7/2012) Adriatic farming into UK North Sea Inner Moray Firth blocks

(12/7/2012) Sea Dragon acquires Egypt's Shukheir Marine Concession

(12/7/2012) Argent buys Wapiti East Texas producing properties

(12/7/2012) PKN Orlen picks up ExxonMobil's Polish shale gas blocks

(12/7/2012) Spirit adds major stake in Russia's Tomsk Oblast concession

(12/6/2012) Dejour farms out majority stake in Piceance Basin assets

(12/6/2012) Azabache wins extension to Neuquen, Argentina permit

(12/6/2012) MOG's Malta PSC extended another year

(12/6/2012) RH Petrogas awarded 1st Malaysian concession

(12/5/2012) Lundin wins offshore Peninsular Malaysia concession

(12/5/2012) 36 companies apply for licenses in Norway's 22nd Round

(12/5/2012) International Petroleum granted 4 PSCs in Niger

(12/4/2012) Iceland awards 2 North Atlantic Dreki Area licenses

(12/4/2012) Kina & Wondecla win PNG Western Papuan Basin license

(12/3/2012) Resolute adds producing Permian Basin acreage

(12/3/2012) Salazar orders oil & gas drilling islands in New Mexico potash reserve

(12/3/2012) Tangiers farms out stake in Morocco's Tarfaya Offshore

(12/3/2012) Woodside lining up stake in Noble's Leviathan discovery

(11/30/2012) Taqa buys majority stake in Kurd Iraq Atrush Block

(11/30/2012) Guardian farms into Deckland Pekisko test well in Alberta

(11/30/2012) TPAO, Dragon & Kuwait Energy take 2 Afghan concessions

(11/29/2012) Shell farms into Sterling stake in UK North Sea blocks

(11/29/2012) CGX wins new Corentyne license offshore Guyana

(11/29/2012) Callon selling US Gulf Habanero stake to operator Shell

(11/29/2012) Imperial to pay $1.55 billion for half interest in Celtic assets

(11/29/2012) US Western Gulf Sale pulls $133.7 million for 116 tracts

(11/28/2012) Taqa Britani buying BP North Sea assets for over $1 billion

(11/28/2012) OMV farming into New Zealand offshore Taranaki Basin block

(11/28/2012) Sovereign acquiring Kansas lease with 14 wells

(11/28/2012) Tangiers quits Queensland onshore permit for Africa

(11/27/2012) NZOG picking up stakes in 3 offshore Taranaki permits

(11/27/2012) Rift to farm into ADX' Alpine stake in Tunisia's Chorbane Block

(11/27/2012) Green Rock farming into Palatine's Coolcalalaya SPA33

(11/27/2012) Raging River buys Saskatchewan producing lands & companies

(11/26/2012) Andes Energia awarded 6 Llanos blocks, 1 Magdalena block

(11/26/2012) HRT farms out stakes in 3 blocks off Namibia to Galp Energia

(11/26/2012) OGX buys Petrobras stake in Santos Basin block

(11/26/2012) Noreco sells stake in UK North Sea Romeo license

(11/26/2012) PA farms out stake in offshore German license to Danoil

(11/26/2012) Magnum Hunter to acquire North Dakota assets from Samson

(11/26/2012) ConocoPhillips selling Caspian Kashagan stake to ONGC

(11/25/2012) Norway's Lofoten Archipelago staying off limits to drilling

(11/23/2012) Leni takes over operation of Trinidad's North Moruga leases

(11/23/2012) Gulfsands increases Tunisian and Italian stakes

(11/23/2012) Romgaz farms into two Romanian Black Sea blocks

(11/23/2012) UAE's Sharjah & Ajman pen PSC with Dana Gas

(11/23/2012) BreitBurn adds California Belridge Field properties

(11/21/2012) Genel granted Morocco's Mir Left offshore block

(11/20/2012) Memorial purchasing Rise Energy producing properties off California

(11/20/2012) Canuc acquires stake in Texas' Walker Buckler Ranch acreage

(11/20/2012) Tullow takes major stake in Guinea offshore block

(11/19/2012) East West farms into Lani interests in California

(11/19/2012) Atlas acquiring Texas Fort Worth Basin assets for $255 million

(11/19/2012) Alliance wins 5 Timan-Pechora exploration licenses

(11/19/2012) Sundance farming out stakes in Alberta's Alexander leases

(11/19/2012) Total selling stake in Nigerian block & field to Sinopec

(11/18/2012) Kenya wants a cut from sale of Cove to PTT Exploration

(11/18/2012) Sound's D150 & D148 offshore Italy permit applications re-opened

(11/18/2012) Trapoil & Caithness swap UK North Sea assets

(11/16/2012) Shell & BP win 8 offshore Nova Scotia blocks

(11/16/2012) Pertamina buying Talisman stake in Northwest Java Block

(11/15/2012) Vanguard adding Montana Bakken properties

(11/15/2012) Kurd Iraq's Qara Dagh Block relinquished

(11/14/2012) Fastnet wins option on 5 partial blocks in North Celtic Sea

(11/14/2012) SSE buys added interest in UK Southern North Sea fields

(11/14/2012) Wintershall and Gazprom swap Siberian assets

(11/14/2012) Total set for 25 more years as operator of Qatar's Al Khalij Field

(11/14/2012) Shell ups stake in UK West of Shetlands Schiehallion Field

(11/14/2012) Vermilion buying ZaZa's holding in France for $85.8 million

(11/14/2012) HRT selling stake in offshore Namibia concessions

(11/13/2012) Murphy purchasing Shell Canada's Seal Lake, Alberta assets

(11/13/2012) Heritage sells remaining Kurd Iraq stake to Genel

(11/13/2012) Bellatrix adds to its Willesden Green acreage in Alberta

(11/12/2012) Strike scores 3 South Australia Eromanga Basin permits

(11/12/2012) Genel farms into Jacka's Odewayne Block in Somaliland

(11/12/2012) Tap & Apache swap stakes offshore Western Australia

(11/12/2012) RWE Dea wins Egypt's East Ras Budran Block

(11/12/2012) Sintana sub farming out Colombia onshore block to ExxonMobil

(11/12/2012) US BLM planning oil shale R&D in Colorado, Utah & Wyoming

(11/12/2012) Hess selling Russian subsidiary & producing interests

(11/11/2012) Iraq delivers Block 12 contract to Bashneft & Premier Oil

(11/11/2012) Polar Petroleum buys Alaska North Slope acreage

(11/9/2012) Indiana farmers' cooperative buying Continental oil & gas properties

(11/9/2012) Petrobras farms out 3 Campos Basin blocks to QGEP

(11/9/2012) Lukoil & Inpex score Iraq's onshore Block 10

(11/9/2012) Buru & Mitsubishi secure 25-year Canning Basin tenure agreement

(11/9/2012) Shell turns over Niger Delta block to Shoreline

(11/8/2012) Legacy paying Concho $520 million for Permian Basin properties

(11/8/2012) EGPC awards 11 of 15 blocks in 1st post-revolution round

(11/8/2012) Total takes majority stakes in 2 onshore Kazakhstan concessions

(11/8/2012) Continental paying $650 million for North Dakota Bakken properties

(11/7/2012) Franco-Nevada paying $400 million for Saskatchewan oilfield stake

(11/7/2012) Nucor in JV with Ecana for natural gas drilling & development

(11/7/2012) Surgutneftegaz & TNK-BP exiting Venezuela's Junin 6 heavy oil block

(11/7/2012) Lukoil acquires stake in Sierra Leone block from Talisman

(11/7/2012) Sinopec agrees to $2.4 billion buy of Total onshore Nigeria stakes

(11/6/2012) Total farming into Central Petroleum acreage in Australia

(11/6/2012) Iraq's Block 8 goes to Pakistan Petroleum on $100 million pledge

(11/6/2012) Terra Nova prepping for farm-in wells in South Australia

(11/5/2012) Cygam wins extensions to Tunisian onshore permits

(11/5/2012) Antero selling Piceance Basin assets for $325 million

(11/5/2012) Inpex acquiring stake in KG Basin block offshore India

(11/5/2012) COPL & Marauder awarded New Zealand East Coast permit

(11/5/2012) Suriname offering 4 Demerara Plateau blocks in next round

(11/5/2012) Leni sells last of US Gulf interests for $1.6 million

(11/4/2012) Tunisia renews Sfax offshore permit held by Eurogas & Atlas

(11/4/2012) Shell sole bidder takes Newfoundland Laurentian Sub-basin permit

(11/4/2012) EGAS 2012 Bid Round extended 3 months

(11/2/2012) Rockhopper wins year extension to Falklands licenses

(11/2/2012) Faroe withdrawing from West of Shetland Freya & Fulla license

(11/2/2012) Empire farms out Western Australia stake to Perth Resources

(11/1/2012) Crescent Point buys Ute Energy Upstream for US$861 million

(11/1/2012) Sovereign to farm into California's Zaca Field Extension Project

(11/1/2012) Vaalco acquires stake in block offshore Equatorial Guinea

(11/1/2012) Vanguard buying Bill Barrett Colorado & Wyoming assets

(11/1/2012) Chariot receives extension for 2 blocks off Namibia

(10/31/2012) Total, Novatek, Eni & KoGas finalists in Cyprus licensing

(10/31/2012) Seychelles holding off on licensing to next year

(10/30/2012) Genel takes operating interest in 2 Somaliland blocks

(10/29/2012) Carnarvon & Sun farmout Thai concession to Mitsui sub

(10/28/2012) Dart ready to call it quits in India CBM

(10/28/2012) Adira farming out stakes in offshore Israel blocks

(10/28/2012) Petrel stake in Schuepach adds Uruguay & Spain interests

(10/28/2012) Frontier Gasfields options 80% stake in Philippines' Argao Block

(10/28/2012) OVL takes stake in Azerbaijan's ACG Fields

(10/28/2012) New Age takes operatorship of two Ethiopia blocks

(10/26/2012) Magnum Hunter sub buys Viking International Resources

(10/26/2012) China receives 152 bids in 2nd shale gas round

(10/26/2012) American Eagle adds North Dakota Spyglass acreage

(10/26/2012) Tethys Petroleum farming out Bokhtar Block in Tajikistan

(10/26/2012) Western US Gulf Lease Sale 229 set for 28 November

(10/26/2012) Carrizo in further Colorado shale joint venture

(10/26/2012) Synergy adds to its Colorado DJ Basin wells & acreage

(10/25/2012) Chevron takes 50% stake in Lithuanian company

(10/25/2012) Chariot picks up Rabat Deep license off Morocco

(10/25/2012) 167 new licenses won in 27th UK Licensing Round

(10/25/2012) Shell acquiring Hess' UK North Sea Beryl Area interests

(10/24/2012) EFL Overseas adds interest in Canada's Yukon Kotaneelee Area

(10/24/2012) Anadarko & Hyundai Hysco pre-empt NZOG Taranaki acquisition

(10/22/2012) Sun takes a 50% stake in Texas' Normagee Woodbine project

(10/22/2012) Xtra acquiring Oilshale International & oil shale permit

(10/22/2012) ANP approves Sinochem buy into 5 Espirito Santo Basin blocks

(10/22/2012) Halcon pays $1.45 billion for North Dakota Williston Basin assets

(10/21/2012) Statoil & Wintershall swap North Sea assets

(10/19/2012) Ecuador putting 13 Amazon blocks up for bid

(10/19/2012) Sterling sells major stake in Romanian Black Sea block

(10/19/2012) Woodside farming into Daewoo block in Myanmar's Rakhine Basin

(10/19/2012) Apache signs PSC with Staatsolie for Suriname block

(10/19/2012) Zeta farmout of Romania concession to Gazprom completed

(10/19/2012) Ecopetrol takes 12 of Colombia's 2012 Round blocks

(10/18/2012) Northstar adds shallow water US Gulf blocks

(10/18/2012) Amerisur wins Colombia Putumayo Basin block in latest round

(10/18/2012) Carnarvon & Finder farmout Western Oz stakes to Apache & Nippon

(10/18/2012) Simba commits to 8 years exploration onshore Chad

(10/17/2012) Canacol acquiring Shona Energy for $153 million

(10/17/2012) ExxonMobil acquiring Celtic Exploration & Alberta acreage

(10/16/2012) Mozambique preparing to launch 12-block licensing round

(10/16/2012) OMV adds stake in Norway's Edvard Grieg Field

(10/16/2012) Fastnet wins approval to farm-down Morocco's Foum Assaka license

(10/15/2012) Minexco awarded deepwater Sierra Leone concession

(10/15/2012) Tullow farm-in into Maersk's Greenland Baffin Bay block approved

(10/15/2012) Carrizo sells northern Utica Shale interests for $43 million

(10/15/2012) Warren acquires Anadarko stakes in Wyoming's Atlantic Rim

(10/15/2012) Kenya to put 6 blocks up for bid before yearend

(10/15/2012) Ivanhoe sub transferring China's Zitong Block to Shell

(10/14/2012) India pulling out all the stops to attract global bidders

(10/14/2012) ONGC invited to take a stake in Russia's Madagan 2

(10/14/2012) Kirthar granted Sindh, Pakistan exploration license

(10/12/2012) Otto Energy wins extension of Leyte oil, gas exploration

(10/12/2012) Forest Oil sells South Louisiana producing properties

(10/12/2012) Wisent's Baltic Basin blocks converted to exploration

(10/11/2012) Newton farm-in with Buried Hill in Gambia extended

(10/11/2012) Chesapeake puts 28,000 acres in Oklahoma up for sale

(10/11/2012) NZOG to acquire stake in offshore Taranaki New Zealand permit

(10/11/2012) Chariot farms into Morocco offshore licenses

(10/10/2012) Frontier awarded onshore Oman Mudayy Block

(10/10/2012) NZEC adds further New Zealand acreage with Westech buy

(10/10/2012) New World stake in Belize project increased to 35%

(10/10/2012) MEO to farmout stake in Western Australia Mariner discovery permit

(10/9/2012) Eco Atlantic work program on Namibia CBM blocks approved

(10/9/2012) Highest cash bidders to win Queensland coal seam gas reserves

(10/9/2012) Total adds PSCs offshore Sumatra & East Kalimantan

(10/9/2012) Total farms into 5 Oil Search Papua New Guinea blocks

(10/9/2012) Ithaca takes Noble's stakes in 2 UK North Sea fields

(10/8/2012) China's 2nd round for shale gas licenses this month

(10/8/2012) Petronas lining up licenses in Sri Lanka

(10/8/2012) Ormil sub awarded Botswana exploration license

(10/8/2012) Total and ExxonMobil swap Norwegian Shelf assets

(10/8/2012) Aminex farming out stake in Tanzania's Ruvuma Block

(10/7/2012) Iceland sends draft licenses in 2nd licensing round

(10/7/2012) North Sea Energy sub scores UK Badger block

(10/5/2012) OMV takes on Pakistan's Latif gasfield development

(10/5/2012) ConocoPhillips withdrawing from Peru's Maranon Basin blocks

(10/5/2012) Pan Pacific sells offshore Western Australia assets to Hydra

(10/4/2012) Eni buying majority ownership of Ukraine JV

(10/4/2012) OIL & IOC acquire stake in Carrizo's Colorado shale assets

(10/4/2012) ZaZa agrees to sale of French subsidiary & assets

(10/4/2012) Providence awarded Irish foreshore license off Dublin

(10/3/2012) Maverick MoU has Gulf South participating in 400 Texas wells

(10/3/2012) Penn Virginia adds Eagle Ford Shale acreage in Texas

(10/3/2012) Milestone farms into Lucas Eagle Ford/Austin Chalk properties

(10/3/2012) GMX selling East Texas & Louisiana assets

(10/3/2012) Agriterra selling stake in Ethiopia block to Marathon

(10/2/2012) Cenovus purchase of Oilsands Quest assets approved

(10/2/2012) ConocoPhillips foregoes operating stake in 3 Poland blocks

(10/2/2012) Baytex acquires Alberta oil sand leases at Cold Lake

(10/2/2012) Lukoil picks up PSA for former part of its Cote d'Ivoire block

(10/2/2012) BTO selling its KMA Field holdings in North Texas

(10/2/2012) CGX farming out stake in Guyana concession

(10/2/2012) Santos farms into 13 tracks in Australia's Northern Territory

(10/2/2012) KazMunaiGaz to up stake in Kashagan with ConocoPhillips buy

(10/1/2012) Energy XXI & ExxonMobil team for shallow water US Gulf

(10/1/2012) Hansa granted 4 blocks offshore Netherlands

(10/1/2012) Aroway farms in for full stake in Alberta Kirkpatrick Lake assets

(10/1/2012) Marathon takes on operation of Norway's Vilje Field

(10/1/2012) Unit sells Bakken properties to QEP Energy

(9/27/2012) Petrobras acquisition of Anadarko relinquished stake approved

(9/27/2012) Moncrief options buy of ATP stake in 3 blocks off Israel

(9/27/2012) Jamaica withdraws Rainville's exploration license

(9/27/2012) Alaska NPR lease sale set for November

(9/27/2012) Texon takes 50% stake in Texas' Roundhouse Prospect

(9/27/2012) Egypt to reveal winning bids in latest licensing round

(9/26/2012) Chevron awarded deepwater blocks off Sierra Leone

(9/26/2012) McMoRan selling US Gulf Eugene Island properties to Arena

(9/25/2012) PDVSA & Reliance Industries to develop Orinoco heavy oil block

(9/25/2012) ACOR renews South Georgina & Simpson Desert permit

(9/25/2012) Spirit adds another Tomsk Western Siberia project

(9/25/2012) Soco selling majority Cabinda stake to Quill

(9/25/2012) Atlas expands holdings in Oklahoma's Mississippi Lime play

(9/25/2012) OGX unit licensed to begin production at 2 Brazil fields

(9/24/2012) New blocks set for lease in next US Central Gulf lease sale

(9/24/2012) GOSH granted 2 oil shale blocks in Jordan

(9/24/2012) Emperor acquiring major stake in Sudan concession

(9/24/2012) Cook Inlet acquires remaining interest in Alaska's Sword & Sabre

(9/24/2012) Simba granted 3 concessions in Chad

(9/24/2012) EnerVest selling Utica Shale interests

(9/24/2012) Total farms into 2 Mozambique offshore blocks

(9/23/2012) DR Congo to permit Virunga National Park exploration

(9/21/2012) Daewoo withdrawing from Uzbek Koskudyk & Ashibulak Blocks

(9/21/2012) Karoon farms into Liberty's North Carnarvon Basin permit

(9/21/2012) Faroe takes a stake in UK East Foinaven Field

(9/21/2012) Molopo wins South Africa's 1st onshore production rights

(9/20/2012) Eagle Ford adds Texas Pearsall Field acreage

(9/20/2012) ExxonMobil acquiring Denbury's Bakken oil shale assets

(9/20/2012) Spirit to acquire Burtasi Oil & 2 Volga-Urals licenses

(9/20/2012) Brazil to auction new oil concessions in 2013

(9/19/2012) W&T Offshore buys Newfields' stakes in 78 US Gulf blocks

(9/19/2012) GOSH to explore Jordan's al-Attarak-Um El-Ghudran oil shale

(9/19/2012) Lotos & PGNiG link for joint Poland E&P

(9/19/2012) Antler Bar buys American Standard's Texas acreage

(9/19/2012) Unit adds Oklahoma & Texas assets from Noble Energy

(9/19/2012) Pacific Rubiales farms into Karoon blocks offshore Brazil

(9/18/2012) JX Nippon to farm into Serica UK Central North Sea block

(9/17/2012) EPL buying Hilcorp's shallow water US Gulf assets

(9/17/2012) Epsilon farming into Alberta leases for 50% stake

(9/17/2012) Oando acquiring OER's Qua Ibo Field & Block

(9/17/2012) YPF-Chevron Vaca Muerta accord draws Repsol challenge

(9/17/2012) UK North Sea block partners seeking to replace Centrica

(9/17/2012) Yemen puts up 5 blocks for foreign bid

(9/14/2012) Falcon wins extensions to Australia Northern Territory blocks

(9/14/2012) South Sudan to divide Total's Block B into three blocks

(9/14/2012) Talisman exiting exploration in Peru's Maranon Basin

(9/13/2012) Australia awards 7 new offshore permits

(9/13/2012) BP sells stake in Norway's Draugen Field to Shell

(9/12/2012) Sun adds additional leases in Texas' Woodbine play

(9/12/2012) President farming into 2 Paraguayan blocks

(9/12/2012) Shell, Chevron, & EnerVest buy Permian Basin assets

(9/12/2012) Delta farms into King City California Project

(9/12/2012) Chevron acquires New Mexico acreage from Chesapeake

(9/11/2012) Melrose farming out stake in Romanian Black Sea block

(9/11/2012) Exillon acquires Russia's VenlockNeft & 4 licenses

(9/11/2012) Duma farms into Hydrocarb's Namibia Owambo blocks

(9/10/2012) Agri Energy acquiring major stake in Statesman Africa

(9/10/2012) Oman awards large onshore block to MOL

(9/10/2012) Bahamas Petroleum drilling program pushed back

(9/10/2012) PetroPoint buys Rosetta's South Texas producing properties

(9/10/2012) PXP paying $6.11 billion for BP & Shell US Gulf interests

(9/9/2012) 47 applicants for Norwegian acreage awards

(9/7/2012) Foreign farm-ins sought for Chinese CBM block

(9/7/2012) Hess selling ACG stake in Azeri Caspian to ONGC Videsh

(9/7/2012) Gold to exit Colombia's Putumayo Basin Azar Block

(9/7/2012) Dart granted Indonesia's Bontang Bengalon Block

(9/6/2012) PNR selling North Texas Barnett Shale assets

(9/6/2012) Nigerian states squabble over Orient's field discovery

(9/6/2012) MOG selling non-core Italian E&P assets to Canoel

(9/6/2012) Lotos putting stake in Norway's Yme Field up for sale

(9/5/2012) PRD awarded Germany's Sittensen Block

(9/5/2012) Shell sells another Niger Delta stake for $400 million

(9/5/2012) CBM Asia wins Kalimantan's Kuala Kapuas I CBM Block

(9/5/2012) Miller acquires PDC Energy's Tennessee assets

(9/4/2012) Mesa adds Oklahoma Mississippian Limestone acreage

(9/4/2012) East West Petroleum farms into California exploration

(9/4/2012) La Cortez passes Putumayo-4 stake to Petronorte

(9/4/2012) KNOC quits Kurd Iraq Sangaw North concession

(9/4/2012) Murphy Oil-led JV awarded permit off Western Australia

(9/3/2012) Tanzania delays 4th Licensing Round

(9/3/2012) Leni & MOG in standoff over Malta farmout

(9/3/2012) Petrichor takes stake in Texas Marble Falls Prospect

(9/3/2012) Total acquires major stake in Myanmar offshore block

(9/3/2012) Shell sells stake in Nigeria onshore block to Elcrest

(9/2/2012) Lebanon takes steps to launch licensing round

(9/2/2012) Shell granted onshore Tunisia concession

(8/31/2012) Empire farms out stake in Western Australia permit to Caracal

(8/31/2012) Kuwait in Alberta oil sands JV with Athabasca Oil

(8/31/2012) Nepal granting BBB Champions its Biratnagar Block

(8/30/2012) Petro Matad extends Mongolia concession to 2017

(8/30/2012) Cote d'Ivoire's Petroci ups stake in Gazelle Field area

(8/30/2012) Statoil & Rosneft make 4 Russian licenses official

(8/29/2012) International trio wins Western Oz offshore permit

(8/29/2012) Total-led JV wins Bulgarian Black Sea concession

(8/28/2012) Oman invites foreign companies to bid for 6 blocks

(8/28/2012) JV granted extension to Philippines offshore block

(8/28/2012) Antrim sells Causeway Field stake to BP

(8/28/2012) CNOOC offering 26 offshore blocks for foreign JVs

(8/28/2012) Cairn farms into Morocco's Foum Draa Offshore

(8/27/2012) PetroleumBrunei rejects Block M extension request

(8/27/2012) Elenilto wins Georgia's XI-H Block

(8/26/2012) PTTEP joins Mozambique Rovuma 1 partnership

(8/26/2012) Bulgaria's Black Sea Khan Asparuh going to JV

(8/24/2012) Eni & Octanex win renewal of Exmouth Plateau permits

(8/24/2012) Petro Viking adding offshore Namibia stake

(8/23/2012) Genel farms into Sidi Moussa offshore Morocco

(8/23/2012) QEP adds North Dakota Williston acreage for $1.38 billion

(8/23/2012) Faroe farms into Barents Sea Darwin license

(8/23/2012) Genel farms into offshore Malta concession

(8/23/2012) Lucas in JV to develop Texas Austin Chalk properties

(8/23/2012) Total takes 75% stake in Philippines farm-in

(8/21/2012) Heritage selling Kurd Iraq Miran PSC stake

(8/21/2012) Leni sells US Gulf stakes to Byron Energy

(8/21/2012) Zhaikmunai adding 3 Kazakh concessions

(8/21/2012) Total selling Angola Block 14 stake to Inpex

(8/21/2012) President picks up 2 licenses in Salta, Argentina

(8/20/2012) Quattro granted Williston Basin acreage in Saskatchewan

(8/20/2012) ShaMaran sells stake in Kurd block to Total

(8/20/2012) Chevron & Shell swap Western Australia offshore assets

(8/20/2012) OMV & Eni exit Exmouth permits off Western Australia

(8/19/2012) Gulf United takes stake in SK Colombia concession

(8/19/2012) Cross Border sells Wolfberry assets to Big Star

(8/16/2012) Rockstone farming into northern Thai block

(8/16/2012) Cairn India farms into South Africa offshore block

(8/16/2012) BlueCrest finalizes buy of PNR Alaska's Cosmo Project

(8/15/2012) Elenilto wins Sierra Leone offshore block

(8/15/2012) Inpex takes a stake in US Gulf deepwater Lucius Project

(8/15/2012) Giant Black Sea Skifska Block goes to Exxon-led JV

(8/15/2012) 3D Oil farms out stake in Victoria, Australia block

(8/14/2012) BCM buys ET-LA's Louisiana oil and gas leases

(8/14/2012) Obama opening NPR-Alaska to further E&P

(8/14/2012) Statoil sells share in offshore Mozambique blocks

(8/14/2012) Tangiers granted Australia Arafura Sea exploration permit

(8/14/2012) InfraStrata farms out English Channel license to Corfe

(8/13/2012) Midstates buys Eagle Energy Oklahoma & Kansas assets

(8/13/2012) Cooper increasing ownership of Bass Strait Oil

(8/13/2012) Magnolia takes a stake in Devon Mississippi Lime well

(8/13/2012) Noble converts Kansas properties into cash

(8/12/2012) Petrogas calls for extension to Mumbai concession

(8/10/2012) Petroworth wins Cape Breton, Nova Scotia year extension

(8/10/2012) NZOG relinquishes permit off New Zealand's Canterbury coast

(8/9/2012) Ireland offers Providence & Lansdowne new license option

(8/8/2012) Duma acquires NEI & stake in Namibia onshore acreage

(8/8/2012) Magnum Hunter adds to Texas shale acreage

(8/8/2012) Spirit Energy options stake in Bakcharneftegaz

(8/7/2012) Medco buys Reliance's stake in Yemen concession

(8/7/2012) New World farm-in with Danica Jutland approved

(8/7/2012) Exterran sells nationalized Venezuelan assets

(8/7/2012) Statoil exits Russia's Shtokmanovskoye development

(8/7/2012) 3Legs relinquishing southern Poland concessions

(8/6/2012) Loyz acquires NZ Taranaki Basin exploration permit

(8/6/2012) Liberty adds new lease in Eastland County, Texas

(8/6/2012) Genel ups stake in Kurd Iraq Bina Bawi Block

(8/6/2012) Dahava adds 3 Paraguay companies to acquire acreage

(8/6/2012) Noble farms into FOGL's Falkland Iicenses

(8/2/2012) New World farms out Belize Blue Creek Project

(8/2/2012) EGPI Firecreek sells stake in Texas assets to Mondial

(8/2/2012) Eni buys into Liberian offshore in Chevron deal

(8/2/2012) KKR farming into South Texas Eagle Ford Shale

(8/2/2012) Three blocks off Philippines pick up 4 bids

(8/1/2012) India to permit foreign bidders for shale gas blocks

(8/1/2012) Repsol selling Ecuador sub & concessions to Sinopec

(8/1/2012) NNPC buys Shell onshore block in Nigeria

(8/1/2012) MOG sub Phoenicia Energy acquiring stake off Malta

(8/1/2012) PetroChina buys Molopo's Queensland CBM assets

(8/1/2012) Sumitomo pays $1.4 billion for stake in Devon

(8/1/2012) Falcon sub farms out Hungary's Algyo to NIS

(7/31/2012) Pemex to assign Arenque drilling to private contractor

(7/31/2012) Total farms into 2 Marathon blocks in Kurd Iraq

(7/30/2012) CNPC pulls out of Iran's South Pars project

(7/30/2012) Repsol farming in off Namibia to become operator

(7/30/2012) PNG Triceratops farmout to Pacific Rubiales completed

(7/29/2012) Gazprom agrees to explore Ecuador's Amistad block

(7/29/2012) Troy Energy farming into Coban PSA in Guatemala

(7/27/2012) Comet Ridge farms into Queensland's Lake Galilee

(7/27/2012) Bass Strait consolidates Australia Otway Basin acreage

(7/26/2012) Cove completes sale of Tanzania asset to Wentworth

(7/25/2012) PetroChina buys 40% stake in Qatar concession

(7/25/2012) CNOOC farming into 2 Gabon's offshore blocks

(7/25/2012) Park Place wins ruling on Bulgaria block award

(7/25/2012) CNOOC awards 2 South China Sea blocks to Shell

(7/24/2012) Chevron banned from Iraqi oil concessions

(7/24/2012) TexStar adds multi-well re-stim project in Texas

(7/24/2012) Pacific Rubiales takes operating stake in Colombia block

(7/24/2012) Noble sells Permian Basin properties to Sheridan

(7/23/2012) Western US Gulf lease sale set for November

(7/23/2012) Tunisia renews ADX-operated Chorbane permit

(7/23/2012) Marathon farms into 2 Africa Oil Kenya exploration blocks

(7/23/2012) Sinopec acquiring 49% stake in Talisman's UK North Sea assets

(7/22/2012) Santos in Bangladesh gasfield expansion negotiations

(7/20/2012) PRD farming into GDF Suez German field redevelopment

(7/20/2012) Po Valley awarded Italian Adriatic concession

(7/19/2012) Chad grants ERHC exclusive exploration rights on 3 blocks

(7/19/2012) KazMunaiGas sells Karpovskiy Severniy stake to MOL

(7/19/2012) Fastnet buys Morocco unit of Pathfinder

(7/19/2012) Myanmar inviting offers for 23 offshore blocks

(7/19/2012) Leyshon buying PAPL & China's Zijinshan Block

(7/19/2012) Pancontinental picks up added stake in Namibia block

(7/18/2012) Chevron acquiring majority stakes in 2 Kurd Iraq blocks

(7/18/2012) Leni sells Spanish assets for some $9.8 million

(7/18/2012) Ecopetrol farming into 3 PanAtlantic blocks off Brazil

(7/17/2012) PetroChina offered stake in African Petroleum holdings

(7/17/2012) Penn Virginia sells US Appalachian assets

(7/16/2012) Kenya to auction relinquished acreage as 7 new blocks

(7/16/2012) Niger awards 9 PSCs to 5 companies

(7/15/2012) Zarubezhneft awarded gas block off Vietnam

(7/15/2012) Iraq makes 1st of 3 new block awards to Pakistan Petroleum

(7/13/2012) Origin farms out Vietnam stakes to Pan Pacific & Premier

(7/13/2012) OMV replaces ExxonMobil in Norwegian Sea gas development

(7/13/2012) 3D giving up its Bass Strait block off Australia

(7/13/2012) Hawkley granted Chernetska license in Ukraine

(7/12/2012) Total takes Bulgaria's Black Sea deepwater block

(7/12/2012) Premier farming into Rockhopper Falkland holdings

(7/12/2012) Chevron, Noble, & Odye win Sierra Leone blocks

(7/11/2012) African Petroleum & Kosmos awarded Sierra Leone concession

(7/11/2012) Unit acquires Noble Energy Anadarko Basin assets

(7/10/2012) Malawi awards exploration license to NuEnergy

(7/10/2012) Operation of Xerelete Block off Brazil transferred to Total

(7/9/2012) Nordsofonden joins Danish Underground Consortium

(7/9/2012) ERHC scores northwest Kenya onshore concession

(7/9/2012) Far East wins China's Shouyang PSC extension

(7/8/2012) GAIL granted Tiruvarur & Thanjavur block

(7/8/2012) Edison withdraws from Iran's Dayyer Field development

(7/6/2012) Explora farms into Lundin North Sea license

(7/5/2012) Coastal granted Petronas' KBM Cluster development

(7/5/2012) Sudan awards 9 blocks to foreign firms

(7/5/2012) Petroceltic wins 2 Adriatic blocks off Italy

(7/4/2012) BPZ wins flaring extension offshore Peru

(7/4/2012) PGNiG-led JV granted Poland's Wejherowo Block

(7/4/2012) Adira wins Samuel drilling date postponement

(7/4/2012) Lundin farms out 2 Barents Sea licenses

(7/3/2012) Canada's NEB extending Beaufort Sea licenses

(7/3/2012) Kenya passes out more E&P licenses

(7/3/2012) Navaho Nation takes stake in Resolute's Aneth Field

(7/2/2012) Essar sells 50% interest in Vietnam offshore block

(7/2/2012) Greece gets 8 bids for 3 blocks

(7/2/2012) Eni awarded 3 deepwater blocks offshore Kenya

(7/2/2012) US Gulf Lucius Project farm-in carrying $556 million

(7/1/2012) CNOOC puts up 9 South China Sea blocks for JV

(7/1/2012) Shoreline acquires stake in key Nigerian license

(6/29/2012) Porto farms out onshore Portugal interest to Petrogal

(6/28/2012) All high potential US Gulf & Alaska acreage for lease

(6/28/2012) Bashneft wins Iraq's Block 12 in 4th licensing round

(6/28/2012) Inpex takes half of Murphy stake off Western Australia

(6/28/2012) Kazakh government takes stake in Karachaganak Field

(6/27/2012) Total takes Kenya deepwater block offshore Lamu Archipelago

(6/27/2012) Otto scores more time to explore Philippine block

(6/27/2012) Bridge farms down Norwegian licenses to Agora Oil & Gas

(6/27/2012) Enterprise sub selling Williston Basin acreage

(6/27/2012) PetroKamchatka farming into Russian Far East licenses

(6/27/2012) Anadarko granted Guyana's Roraima Block

(6/27/2012) Exoma receives 4 new Queensland exploration permits

(6/26/2012) Kea gets 5-year extension of Taranaki Msuku Block

(6/26/2012) US Interior to offer more Arctic acreage off Alaska

(6/26/2012) Rift Energy awarded Kenya's Lamu Basin Block L19

(6/26/2012) Edison farms into FOGL's Falkland Islands licenses

(6/26/2012) Norway launches 22nd licensing round

(6/26/2012) BP sells stakes in UK North Sea fields to Mitsui

(6/25/2012) Neon farms out 2 blocks off Vietnam to Eni

(6/25/2012) PA Resources wins extension to Danish licenses

(6/25/2012) Linn buying BP's Wyoming Jonah Field assets for $1 billion

(6/24/2012) Saudi Aramco not relinquishing Saudi land holdings

(6/24/2012) Shell said will replace Total in Shtokmanovskoye JV

(6/24/2012) Anatolia wins 3 Dadas Shale licenses in southern Turkey

(6/22/2012) Marathon farms into Total Gabon offshore block

(6/22/2012) Cabot sells stake in Texas shale acreage to Osaka Gas

(6/21/2012) Harvest selling Venezuela operations to Pertamina

(6/21/2012) ExxonMobil, Total, & Melrose vie for Black Sea block

(6/21/2012) Apache had most high bids in US Central Gulf Sale

(6/21/2012) Rosneft & Statoil make joint Barents Sea project official

(6/21/2012) Comet Ridge buys New South Wales Gunnedah Basin stakes

(6/20/2012) Hemisphere farms into Jenner, Alberta acreage

(6/20/2012) $1.7 billion in high bids in Central US Gulf Lease Sale

(6/20/2012) AGR acquiring Smackover Lease in Texas

(6/20/2012) Statoil farms into 4 Petrofrontier Australia shale permits

(6/20/2012) Chevron joins Kosmos in offshore Suriname blocks

(6/19/2012) Petrofac & Schlumberger win Pemex's Panuco contract

(6/19/2012) Talisman picks up majority stake in Sierra Leone block

(6/19/2012) TransAtlantic adds another SE Turkey license

(6/19/2012) Central US Gulf sale gets 593 bids from 48 companies

(6/19/2012) Far East Energy Yunnan, China PSC extended

(6/19/2012) Texas Barnett Combo Play acreage on offer

(6/18/2012) Eni takes over operation of 9 Ukraine shale gas licenses

(6/18/2012) Valeura wins 2 onshore blocks in eastern Turkey

(6/18/2012) PetroFrontier completes Australia Northern Territory farm-in

(6/18/2012) Primeline signs PSC for East China Sea block

(6/17/2012) ExxonMobil exiting Polish shale gas search

(6/17/2012) Po Valley farms out stakes in Italian concessions

(6/17/2012) Dana wins Cameroon Rio del Rey Basin block

(6/14/2012) Shell selling 4 onshore Nigeria oil blocks

(6/14/2012) Shell granted Ukraine's Yuzovska Field

(6/14/2012) San Leon merges 2 Polish concessions to 742 sq km

(6/13/2012) Western Australia awards Empire 2 more Perth Basin permits

(6/13/2012) Libya working on new licensing round

(6/13/2012) Victory gets a piece of New Mexico's Pinetop Prospect

(6/13/2012) Clontarf looking for partners in potential Peru discovery

(6/13/2012) Acer acquires NSW, Australia Darling Basin permits

(6/12/2012) Advance acquiring operation of Ukraine concession

(6/12/2012) Kinetiko granted 4 South Africa coalbed methane TCPs

(6/12/2012) ZaZa & Hess terminate Texas & France agreements

(6/12/2012) Fastnet scores Celtic Sea block options

(6/12/2012) Iona buys out partners in UK North Sea Orlando Field

(6/12/2012) Range farming into PCR's Colombia Putumayo blocks

(6/11/2012) Wessex & Norwest win English Channel license

(6/11/2012) Gran Tierra ups stake in Peru block to 100%

(6/10/2012) Titan ups stake in Western Australia exploration permit

(6/8/2012) New Zealand offering over 23 areas for bid

(6/7/2012) Shell to pump $20 billion into Indonesia's Masela Block

(6/7/2012) Andes Energia acquires Paraguay & Argentina blocks

(6/7/2012) SK E&S farming into Timor Sea Caldita & Barossa discoveries

(6/6/2012) PTTEP wins Myanmar onshore blocks

(6/6/2012) San Leon buys operating stake in 3 Polish blocks

(6/6/2012) ExxonMobil farming into Victoria coal seam gas venture

(6/6/2012) JBL selling interest in Texas' Woodbine play

(6/6/2012) Halcon buying East Texas leases for $377.8 million

(6/5/2012) Victory adds Texas acreage, set to re-enter existing well

(6/4/2012) DualEx extends deadline for farm-in earning funds

(6/4/2012) TAG adds 3 east coast New Zealand permits

(6/4/2012) Antero selling Arkoma assets to Vanguard

(6/3/2012) Pemex says Chevron keen on Mexico veteran fields

(6/3/2012) Endeavour ups stake in UK North Sea field

(6/3/2012) PetroMagdelana & Woburn selling 50% of Colombia concession

(6/1/2012) Azimuth farming into Eco Atlantic Namibia blocks approved

(5/31/2012) Origin selling NZEC 4 New Zealand license interests

(5/31/2012) Chesapeake offering to sell East Texas producing leaseholds

(5/31/2012) New World augments Belize block interest

(5/31/2012) Lukoil taking control of Gulf of Guinea blocks from Vanco

(5/31/2012) Second day of Iraq block awards sees 2 more contracts

(5/31/2012) Shell handing back Libyan exploration blocks

(5/31/2012) Wintershall withdraws from onshore Mauritania blocks

(5/30/2012) Noble sells UK North Sea interests to Maersk

(5/30/2012) Premier ups stake in 2 Norwegian licenses

(5/30/2012) Aminex selling Texas & Louisiana producing properties

(5/30/2012) Few takers in 1st day of Iraq 4th Round block awards

(5/30/2012) Armour doubles Queenland acreage to 3.6 million acres

(5/30/2012) New Western adds another Kansas oil and gas lease

(5/30/2012) Statoil completes exit from Iraq's West Qurna 2 Field

(5/30/2012) Hess agrees to sell UK Schiehallion stake to Shell

(5/29/2012) Kufpec farming into EnQuest's North Sea Alma & Galia

(5/29/2012) CAMAC granted 2 blocks offshore The Gambia

(5/29/2012) ExxonMobil selling stakes in 3 Indonesia blocks

(5/28/2012) Exoma preferred tenderer for Queensland acreage

(5/28/2012) Talisman wins new PSC for Sabah Kinabalu fields

(5/28/2012) Jubilant wins operating interest in Myanmar block

(5/28/2012) Bukit Energy Asia-led JV wins Sumatra Bohorok Block

(5/27/2012) Pan Orient sells 3 key onshore Thailand blocks

(5/27/2012) Egypt to launch licensing round for Mediterranean blocks

(5/27/2012) Noble Royalties ties down North Dakota Bakken acquisition

(5/27/2012) KrisEnergy awarded West Papua, Indonesia block

(5/25/2012) NZOG upping stake in New Zealand's Kaheru Block

(5/25/2012) Porto wins Portugal's Zambujal and Peniche Blocks

(5/25/2012) Chesapeake selling half-million Colorado DJ Basin acres

(5/25/2012) BHP wins extension to Philippine license

(5/23/2012) UK 27th Licensing Round garners record applications

(5/23/2012) ADX farms out onshore Romania license to RAG

(5/22/2012) Wintershall awarded Argentina's Ranquil Norte Block

(5/22/2012) Partners in India's D4 Block relinquishing interest

(5/22/2012) Nemaha Ridge JV ups Oklahoma Mississippian acreage

(5/22/2012) Ithaca ups stake in UK North Sea Carna discovery

(5/21/2012) Red Emperor to participate in 2nd Puntland test well

(5/21/2012) San Leon granted another Poland Permian/Carboniferous permit

(5/21/2012) Amerisur wins Paraguay's Espartillar Block

(5/20/2012) China excludes foreign companies from shale bidding

(5/18/2012) PetroVietnam & Socar in Azerbaijan E&P JV

(5/18/2012) Turkey bans bidders in Cyprus licensing round

(5/18/2012) Sterling & Enquest swap Netherlands & UK assets

(5/18/2012) Atlas adds Titan Barnett Shale acreage in Texas

(5/18/2012) Cook Inlet lease sale garners strong interest

(5/18/2012) Central US Gulf sale set for 20 June

(5/17/2012) Cairn-led consortium bidding for Cyprus blocks

(5/17/2012) Petra puts in bids for Cyprus offshore concessions

(5/17/2012) Candax adds remaining stakes in Tunisia blocks

(5/17/2012) Bolivia to grant Petrobras 3 Tarija gas blocks

(5/16/2012) 26 million leased offshore US acres lying fallow

(5/16/2012) Aminex gives up on North Korea exploration

(5/16/2012) Statoil transfers Vilje Field operation to Marathon Oil

(5/16/2012) BP signs PSCs for 2 deepwater blocks offshore Trinidad

(5/16/2012) W&T sells non-core US Gulf interests to EPL

(5/15/2012) Camac signs 4 PSCs for Kenyan offshore blocks

(5/15/2012) Aurora pays $95 million for stake in Texas Sugarloaf Project

(5/15/2012) ONGC returning Vietnam South China Sea block

(5/15/2012) JKX awarded Russia's Giorgievskoye license

(5/15/2012) Holloman farms out South Australia interest to Terra Nova

(5/15/2012) Chevron & Shell successful bidders for Ukraine gasfields

(5/15/2012) Chesapeake delaying $1 billion Eagle Ford deal in Texas

(5/14/2012) Australia launches 2012 offshore acreage release

(5/14/2012) Rialto awarded EEA offshore Cote d'Ivoire

(5/14/2012) Concho paying $1 billion for Three Rivers Permian acreage

(5/14/2012) Nationalized YPF getting Santa Cruz concessions back

(5/14/2012) Ghana gives Tap extension to exploration period

(5/14/2012) PDC pays $330.6 million for Colorado Wattenberg assets

(5/14/2012) Genel acquiring stake in Kurdistan Bina Bawai Block

(5/14/2012) Stone acquires Anadarko stake in US Gulf Pompano Field

(5/14/2012) Roc Oil wins PSC for China Bohai Bay block

(5/10/2012) Antrim increases UK North Sea Fyne License to 100%

(5/9/2012) Spring takes Wintershall & Talisman stakes in Norwegian permits

(5/9/2012) MOG sub scores extension to Ombrina Mare permit

(5/9/2012) Sound applies to develop its Casa Tiberi gas discovery

(5/9/2012) ConoccoPhillips to sell Nigeria oilfield interests

(5/8/2012) Shell takes on operation of New Zealand permit

(5/7/2012) BHP farming into Woodside's Banambu Deep Prospect

(5/7/2012) Vulcan selling stake in offshore Labrador block

(5/7/2012) ExxonMobil sub takes added stake in PNG block

(5/7/2012) 12 new permits awarded off Western Australia & Victoria

(5/7/2012) Statoil & Rosneft join for frontier exploration project

(5/4/2012) PSA permits Centrica to use Vale Field facilities

(5/3/2012) Total awarded Uruguay's Block 14

(5/3/2012) Crescent Point buys Alberta Viking light oil operator

(5/3/2012) Eagle acquires producing oil assets in Texas' Permian Basin

(5/2/2012) Titan acquires Texas' Allen Salt Dome flank acreage

(5/2/2012) Incremental buys Colorado oilfield for $12.25 million

(5/2/2012) Canada's Northwest Territories Arctic waters up for bid

(5/2/2012) Petrel sells stakes in seven Australia licenses

(5/1/2012) Denbury pays $360 million for Texas' Thompson Field

(5/1/2012) Legacy picks up North Dakota & Montana properties

(5/1/2012) Ecuador agrees to pay Petrobras for seized assets

(5/1/2012) Genel bumps up stake in Kurdistan Chia Surkh Block

(5/1/2012) Nova Scotia puts 11 offshore blocks up for bid

(4/30/2012) Pacific Rubiales farming into InterOil PNG concession

(4/27/2012) 5 of 16 bids accepted for 7 Philippine blocks accepted

(4/27/2012) Pacific Rubiales farms into BPZ offshore Peru block

(4/27/2012) Geopetrol scores PSA for Hadramout block in Yemen

(4/27/2012) Drillsearch looking for Tintaburra Block buyer

(4/26/2012) India dissembles in changing CBM blocks to Dart ownership

(4/26/2012) EnQuest buys First Oil stake in UK North Sea Kraken discovery

(4/26/2012) Maurel & Prom pre-empts Cove stake in Tanzania block

(4/25/2012) Eco Atlantic sets terms on 5 Namibia licenses

(4/25/2012) BreitBurn adding Wyoming Big Horn acreage

(4/25/2012) Peru to hold licensing round for 22 blocks in 4th quarter

(4/25/2012) Statoil farms into its first acreage offshore Ghana

(4/24/2012) Trinidad & Tobago launches deepwater bid round

(4/24/2012) Evolution farms into Oklahoma Mississippian Lime

(4/23/2012) Bayfield gets go-ahead to explore South Africa block

(4/20/2012) Caddo Minerals takes stakes in 3 new leases

(4/20/2012) Dahan joining Ras Al Khaimah exploration project

(4/20/2012) Toyota Tsusho taking 32.5% interest in Encana's Alberta CBM

(4/19/2012) Vanoil extends Rwanda tech evaluation agreement

(4/19/2012) Tethys extends Kazakh exploration contract 2 years

(4/19/2012) ExxonMobil barred from bidding in coming Iraq round

(4/18/2012) Bayside buys Texas leases with Moody & West Fields

(4/18/2012) Rosneft proposes joint Russian Arctic shelf developments

(4/18/2012) Hyperdynamics farming out stake offshore Guinea

(4/18/2012) Imperial forms lease pool for Illinois Basin

(4/17/2012) AED adds Lower Michigan Osprey Prospect

(4/17/2012) BHP asks to extend Philippines block exploration phase

(4/17/2012) New World farms into Danica license off Denmark

(4/16/2012) Reliance relinquishes Timor Leste block

(4/16/2012) Rosneft & ExxonMobil form JVs for US & Canada exploration

(4/15/2012) Egypt receives 25 bids from 12 companies for 15 blocks

(4/13/2012) Antrim regaining former UK North Sea Fyne Field status

(4/13/2012) MEO's Seruway sub farming out Sumatra Seruway Block

(4/13/2012) Miller adds new Alaska acreage in Susitna Basin

(4/12/2012) DualEx wins Bouhajla Block expansion in Tunisia

(4/12/2012) Eco Atlantic farms out Namibia blocks to Azimuth

(4/12/2012) Quattro acquires Guatemala Block from CGC

(4/11/2012) Denbury unloads non-core Utah assets to Resolute & Navajo Nation

(4/11/2012) CNOOC grants deepwater South China Sea block to Eni

(4/10/2012) American Liberty adds new Nevada Gabbs Valley acres

(4/10/2012) Hilcorp Alaska buying Marathon's Alaska assets

(4/10/2012) Chariot picks up new block offshore Mauritania

(4/10/2012) XTO buys Chesapeake's Woodford Shale acreage

(4/9/2012) Contango JV farms into Encana Jonah Field in Wyoming

(4/9/2012) Western US Gulf Sale high bids totaled $325 million

(4/9/2012) ExxonMobil committed to Iraq & Kurd contracts

(4/9/2012) Kosmo granted 3 new blocks offshore Mauritania

(4/8/2012) Madagascar Oil exploration blocks win OMNIS approval

(4/8/2012) Petroecuador gets stake in Venezuela block

(4/8/2012) New Flemish Pass parcel up for bid

(4/6/2012) GAIL gives up on Bay of Bengal gas concession

(4/5/2012) Gazprom takes stake in 2 blocks off Vietnam

(4/5/2012) BP planning sale of non-operated North Sea assets

(4/5/2012) Solo acquisition of Ilakon & Argentine concession cancelled

(4/4/2012) Atlas acquiring stake in Oklahoma's Mississippi Lime

(4/4/2012) Hawkley wins 20-year production license for Ukraine project

(4/4/2012) Argentina's Neuquen Province revokes Petrobras concession (update)

(4/3/2012) Anadarko farms out Wyoming field project to Linn Energy

(4/3/2012) More Argentine concession losses for YPF (update)

(4/3/2012) Dragon Oil takes stake in Tunisia's Bargou Block

(4/3/2012) Bass Strait takes full interest in Australia permit

(4/3/2012) Park Place planning conventional gas exploration in Bulgaria

(4/2/2012) Niko linking with Zaratex in Indonesia's Lhokseumawe Block

(4/2/2012) Jacka acquiring operating stake in Somaliland

(4/2/2012) Oil Basins farms out Western Australia Backreef Area

(4/2/2012) Wintershall awarded new exploration license in Argentina

(4/2/2012) KKR buys WPX Barnett Shale & Arkoma Basin assets

(4/1/2012) East West wins Assam-Arakan Basin block in India

(4/1/2012) Chesapeake cancels 188 Colorado land leases

(4/1/2012) PanTerra farms out Tomahawk stake in Alberta

(3/30/2012) Bowleven sells Gabon's East Orovinyare Block to Perenco

(3/30/2012) Advent wins year extension to Bonaparte Basin onshore block

(3/30/2012) Norway launches 2012 APA licensing round

(3/30/2012) BP, BG, Total & Tullow take Uruguay offshore blocks

(3/29/2012) ZaZa farms into Range's Eaglebine holding in East Texas

(3/28/2012) Indonesia names 19 blocks ready for bid

(3/28/2012) Comoros' 1st E&P license to Bahari Resources

(3/28/2012) Continental puts up $340 million for Bakken acreage

(3/27/2012) GeoPark adds another acquisition in Colombia

(3/27/2012) BP selling Southern North Sea gas assets to Perenco

(3/27/2012) BP leases 84,000 Ohio Utica Shale acres

(3/26/2012) Ithaca now operating UK North Sea Carna discovery

(3/26/2012) Terra Nova farming into Holloman permit in South Australia

(3/26/2012) Obama Admin to gauge industry interest in Alaska acreage

(3/25/2012) YPF joins Schuepbach in Uruguay's onshore North Basin

(3/23/2012) Argentina's Mendoza Province revoking 2 YPF concessions

(3/23/2012) India awards 16 of 34 blocks offered in 9th round

(3/23/2012) Desmarais farming into Virginia Hills, Alberta

(3/23/2012) Roc exits New Zealand Taranaki Basin concession

(3/22/2012) Sterling's Midia farms into Black Sea block

(3/22/2012) Europa withdraws from Cuejdiu License in Romania

(3/22/2012) Repsol assumes operation of Ireland's Newgrange

(3/21/2012) Parallel Energy Trust takes rest of West Panhandle Field

(3/21/2012) Americas Petrogas wins 25-year Argentine concession

(3/21/2012) Octanex wins New Zealand Taranaki Basin permit

(3/21/2012) Magnolia acquires Oklahoma Mississippi Lime acreage

(3/21/2012) CNPC & Shell granted China's 1st shale gas PSC

(3/21/2012) African Petroleum wins 2nd block offshore Cote d'Ivoire

(3/20/2012) Petro Viking buying Grisham & its Namibia concessions

(3/20/2012) ConocoPhillips exercises option on 3 Baltic Basin blocks

(3/20/2012) Roxi farms out Kazakh BNG license to KNOC

(3/20/2012) American Liberty adds well in Nevada's Gabbs Valley Project

(3/20/2012) BP picks up added Namibia interest from Petrobras

(3/20/2012) Range set for Puntland offshore block in Indian Ocean

(3/20/2012) FOGL farming out stake in Falkland Islands licenses

(3/20/2012) Neuquen joins Argentine withdrawal of YPF concessions

(3/19/2012) Petrodyne scores NW Oklahoma Mississippi Lime acreage

(3/19/2012) Maurel & Prom awarded 2 Namibia licenses

(3/19/2012) Lukoil wants Arctic opened to private players

(3/19/2012) Comstock sells non-core Texas & Louisiana properties

(3/19/2012) Det Norske adds Barents Sea stake from RWE Dea

(3/19/2012) Trapoil buys stake in UK North Sea Athena Field

(3/19/2012) HRT wins extensions on 10 Namibia blocks

(3/19/2012) Valiant buys stake in Rocksource's Norwegian assets

(3/18/2012) Total & Sinopec awaiting JV approval for China shale gas

(3/18/2012) Kenya raises available blocks for bidders to 17

(3/18/2012) OGX buying Maersk stake in 2 Brazil Campos Basin blocks

(3/16/2012) ExxonMobil freezes deal with Kurd Iraq

(3/16/2012) Canary Islands permit approved for Repsol

(3/16/2012) AED buys Reservoir Resources & UK prospect

(3/16/2012) NZOG taking stake in offshore Taranaki Kaheru Permit

(3/16/2012) Nautical sells stake in Kraken discovery to EnQuest

(3/16/2012) Sri Lanka planning another licensing by midyear

(3/16/2012) Athabasca Oil Sands sells stake in MacKay River Project

(3/16/2012) Atlas acquires Texas Barnett Shale acreage from Carrizo

(3/15/2012) Rosneft takes stake in Taas-Yuryakh Project

(3/15/2012) Mooncor farming out NW Alberta Hamburg Project stake

(3/15/2012) Rawson & Zeanco win New Zealand exploration permit

(3/15/2012) Argentina's Chubut Province rescinds YPF licenses

(3/15/2012) BP farming into deepwater Serica license off Namibia

(3/14/2012) Chesapeake leasing more Ohio Utica Shale acreage

(3/12/2012) Circle Star leases major NE Kansas Mississippi Lime lands

(3/12/2012) Ten bids lodged for Sudan blocks on offer

(3/12/2012) PRD Energy sells stakes in 3 Northwest Territory licenses

(3/12/2012) RWE Dea farms into Wintershall license in Norway

(3/11/2012) Aye Myint Khine & EPI win onshore Myanmar block

(3/11/2012) Princess takes 50% of Treaty's Belize concession

(3/9/2012) Linn buys East Texas properties for $175 million

(3/8/2012) Roxi farming out Kazakh BNG Contract Area

(3/8/2012) MEO granted 5 more years to Western Australia permit

(3/8/2012) Parkmead picks up stakes in 4 Netherlands licenses

(3/7/2012) New Western takes 90% stake in Kansas' B&W Ranch lease

(3/7/2012) Statoil finalizing sale of Iraq oilfield stake to Lukoil

(3/7/2012) Strata-X awarded Canning Basin permit in Western Australia

(3/7/2012) Porto farming out stakes in Portuguese concessions

(3/7/2012) Oil Search pays $7.5 million for stake in PNG block

(3/7/2012) Bass Strait Oil relinquishing blocks off Australia

(3/6/2012) Nordic granted Saskatchewan & Manitoba leases

(3/6/2012) Wintershall & Sterling win Netherlands North Sea licenses

(3/6/2012) BP wins ANP approval of farm-in with Petrobras

(3/5/2012) PetroFrontier takes on 2 more Georgina Basin permits

(3/5/2012) Total assumes operatorship of Yemen Block 3

(3/5/2012) Uruguay II Round draws major oil companies

(3/5/2012) Lundin ups stake in Norway's Brynhild Field

(3/4/2012) Lukoil shelves $1.8 billion US shale purchase plan

(3/4/2012) Petrobras takes Shell's share in Santos Basin block

(3/2/2012) Thirty-eight bidders line up for Philippine blocks

(3/2/2012) InterOil farming out stakes in Colombia blocks

(3/2/2012) Saturn takes full ownership of Saskatchewan project

(3/1/2012) PRD granted 2 onshore Germany production blocks

(3/1/2012) Dart does deal for up to 4 CBM blocks in Henan, China

(3/1/2012) Longford sale of stake in Kurd concession awaits approval

(3/1/2012) Texas' Somerset Field sold to Sun Edison & Cheap Oil

(3/1/2012) Explortex buys stakes in 33 Barnett Shale wells

(2/29/2012) Russia's Vamaro Project bought by International Petroleum

(2/29/2012) Gazprom granted Shtokmanovskoye extension license

(2/29/2012) PetroMagdalena farming into Interoil Colombia concession

(2/28/2012) Rosneft & Itera combining Yamal-Nenets gas assets

(2/27/2012) LINN Energy buys BP's Kansas Hugoton Basin assets

(2/27/2012) ExxonMobil confirms Kurd exploration agreement

(2/27/2012) Ukraine offering Yuzovska & Olesska gas shale blocks

(2/27/2012) Gasco selling stake in Uinta Basin producing assets

(2/27/2012) Parkmead adds stakes in 4 UK gas blocks & 1 prospect

(2/27/2012) MEO sub farms into Thai Gulf block with Pearl Oil

(2/27/2012) Kosmos picks up Sabre's stake in Ghana block

(2/26/2012) PRD awarded Molme license onshore Germany

(2/24/2012) Lukoil-Komi wins Verkhneyangareysky license

(2/24/2012) Sonangol exiting Iran's South Pars project

(2/24/2012) Bashneft win licenses for 2 Nenets onshore blocks

(2/24/2012) Grid in JV to develop Texas NW Premont Field

(2/24/2012) Poland extends Poznan East block license

(2/23/2012) Texon selling its Eagle Ford assets in Texas

(2/23/2012) Buru wins 2 Australia Canning Basin blocks

(2/23/2012) Iraq makes bidding easier for 4th licensing round

(2/23/2012) NZEC farming in with L&M for added Alton interest

(2/23/2012) Dana takes Hess stake in UK North Sea field

(2/22/2012) Mitsubishi farming into 9 Talisman licenses in PNG

(2/22/2012) Otto acquires stakes in two Swala blocks in Tanzania

(2/22/2012) BHP farms into Energen Permian Basin acreage in Texas

(2/22/2012) Centrica picks up Total's non-operated UK portfolio

(2/21/2012) INGP Pars wins 3 Iran field development contracts

(2/21/2012) Tullow completes $2.9 billion Uganda farm-down

(2/21/2012) Schuepbach wins 2 onshore Uruguay blocks

(2/21/2012) Camac signs for 3 Kenya exploration blocks

(2/20/2012) GeoGlobal selling stake in 4 India blocks to Fire Creek

(2/20/2012) Egdon & Celtique farm out stake in onshore UK license

(2/17/2012) PetroBakken selling SE Saskatchewan assets

(2/17/2012) Oracle farm-in off Victoria, Australia falls through

(2/17/2012) Magnum Hunter sub adds more Utica Shale acreage

(2/17/2012) Total scores 3 deepwater blocks off Cote d'Ivoire

(2/17/2012) Mitsubishi joining Encana in BC's Cutbank Ridge

(2/16/2012) Forest ups Wolfbone acreage in West Texas

(2/16/2012) Caza puts Texas San Jacinto Property on the block

(2/16/2012) ConocoPhillips sells Vietnam interests to Perenco

(2/15/2012) Callon expands Texas Permian Basin holdings 150%

(2/15/2012) Niko relinquishing India's Cauvery block

(2/15/2012) ADM farms into 2 Alkane UK CBM-prone permits

(2/15/2012) BP farming into CNOOC block in South China Sea

(2/15/2012) Vegas selling interest in Egypt Western Desert block

(2/15/2012) Petsec farming into Alberta shale oil project

(2/15/2012) Shell awarded South Africa's deepwater Orange Basin

(2/15/2012) AER acquires Oklahoma leases from Texas Energy

(2/14/2012) India pushing back 1st shale gas round to yearend 2013

(2/14/2012) GeoPark picks up Colombia operators & assets

(2/14/2012) FAR renews license for offshore Senegal blocks

(2/14/2012) Vaalco looking for partner in Angola Block 5

(2/14/2012) Canacol sub bumps up stakes in Colombia blocks

(2/14/2012) American Liberty adds Nevada Cortez lease

(2/13/2012) Somerton adds Australia Northern Territory options

(2/13/2012) Iraq rejects ExxonMobil bidding in 4th licensing round

(2/13/2012) Taqa Britani farming into 3 Fairfield North Sea permits

(2/13/2012) Cyprus launches 2nd offshore licensing round

(2/13/2012) Tap Oil sells Harriet JV interest to Apache

(2/12/2012) Energen buys more Permian basin Wolfberry acreage

(2/12/2012) PDVSA-Gazprom JV to operate 2 Lake Maracaibo fields

(2/10/2012) Magnolia buys into Oklahoma's Mississippi Lime

(2/10/2012) Libya extends Zueitina concessions 25 years

(2/9/2012) North Energy selling stake in Fogelberg find off Norway

(2/9/2012) Sonde sells Duvernay acreage in Alberta Kaybob area

(2/9/2012) Octanex relinquishes Western Australia permits

(2/9/2012) New Zealand putting up 25 blocks for bid this year

(2/9/2012) Shell farms into Petromanas Albania onshore blocks

(2/8/2012) Total sells Colombia's giant Cusiana Field to Sinochem

(2/8/2012) SacOil Nigeria farm-in terms with Transcorp revised

(2/8/2012) Blacksands farms into North Dakota Williston Basin

(2/8/2012) Mitra takes ExxonMobil stake in Philippines block

(2/8/2012) Sagres sub wins extension to Jamaica PSAs

(2/6/2012) Sundance farming into added Saskatchewan acreage

(2/6/2012) Newfield looking to sell now non-strategic US Gulf assets

(2/5/2012) Iona acquiring UK's West Wick Field from Centrica

(2/5/2012) Vulcan selling Newfoundland stake to Investcan

(2/3/2012) Tullow & Uganda sign deals to conclude farm-down

(2/3/2012) Gulf Keystone's Algeria interest going to BG & Sonatrach

(2/2/2012) Buccaneer bumps up reserves with Alaska Cook Inlet buy

(2/2/2012) Shell selling 20% stake in Canadian shale to PetroChina

(2/2/2012) Nautical farming into First Oil Expro North Sea block

(2/1/2012) Senex ups stake in Cooper Basin permit & Orca Energy

(2/1/2012) Tethys in North Ustyurt Basin MOU with Uzbekneftegaz

(2/1/2012) UK launches 27th offshore licensing round

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