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  • 14 May 2015

    The Queensland Government’s move to foster further exploration of the state’s abundant natural gas resources sends a strong message to both local and global explorers wanting to invest in a world-class resource industry, according to APPEA.

  • 24 February 2015

    Inpex said that its unit, Inpex Browse E&P, was awarded exploration permits for Release Areas WA-513-P and WA-514-P.

  • 24 February 2015

    Inpex said that its unit, Inpex Browse E&P, was awarded exploration permits for Release Areas WA-513-P and WA-514-P.

  • 19 January 2015

    Armour Energy said that the company has been successful in its tender for Queensland Petroleum Land Releases (PLR) 2014‐1‐2 and 2014‐1‐3, which are located to the southwest of the existing Queensland tenement position ATP 1087 and ATP(A)1107.

  • 14 July 2014

    LNG player Woodside has finalised an agreement to farm-in to the prospective basin of Lake Tanganyika in western Tanzania. Beach Energy has accepted Woodside’s offer to acquire a 70% participating interest in the Lake Tanganyika South Block and the production sharing agreement. Woodside CEO Peter Coleman said the farm-in provided an opportunity to secure a […]

  • 14 May 2015

    The Queensland Government’s move to foster further exploration of the state’s abundant natural gas resources sends a strong message to both local and global explorers wanting to invest in a world-class resource industry, according to APPEA.

  • 27 December 2006

    A working interest offered to Statoil in a deepwater block off Egypt marks the second award of exploration acreage recently secured by the group in this north African country. “We’re very satisfied with this,” says Geir Richardsen, exploration manager for Egypt and Libya. “It gives us an even better foothold in a promising oil and […]

  • 6 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    Statoil was awarded interests in 12 new licences, 9 as operator, in the 28th licensing round on the UK continental shelf, announced today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change. “We were awarded all the acreage that we had applied for and are of course very pleased with the outcome of this licensing round. […]

  • 13 February 2015

    Inpex said the Northern Territory Government gave a green light for the company to pursue an exploration permit for onshore petroleum exploration acreage.

  • 27 May 2013

    The Australian Greens say the Federal Government is threatening WA’s iconic Abrolhos Islands by releasing acreage for oil and gas exploration that encroaches on the area. “The Abrolhos Islands are iconic in WA, they are a unique marine environment with many threatened species and are important to WA fishing industries. These low-lying islands would be […]

  • 24 October 2014

    Statoil was awarded a large exploration permit located in the prolific Northern Carnarvon Basin on the Northwest shelf of Australia. This is Statoil’s third asset in Australia, adding to the onshore operatorship in the Northern Territory’s South Georgina basin and four BP-operated offshore permits in the Great Australian Bight. The permit WA-506-P covers an area of […]

  • 19 January 2015

    Armour Energy said that the company has been successful in its tender for Queensland Petroleum Land Releases (PLR) 2014‐1‐2 and 2014‐1‐3, which are located to the southwest of the existing Queensland tenement position ATP 1087 and ATP(A)1107.

  • 19 December 2012

    Statoil announced the acquisition of around 70,000 operated net acres in the liquid rich part of the central Marcellus area. The total consideration is 590 million USD.  “The US unconventional plays hold a substantial resource base and represent an increasingly important part of future energy supplies. Statoil is further strengthening its US onshore portfolio by […]

  • 14 May 2012

    The Australian Government has today announced the 2012 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release comprising 27 areas across nine basins in Commonwealth waters off Western Australia, the Northern Territory, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania. Announcing the release at the annual APPEA conference in Adelaide, Minister for Resources and Energy, Martin Ferguson AM MP, said industry nominations […]

  • 1 November 2018

    The Australian Government has awarded seven permits as part of the 2017 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release.

  • 5 February 2015

    Cooper Basin focused oil & gas exploration company Real Energy Corporation informed that it has been successful in its tender for Queensland Petroleum Land Releases PLR 2014-1-4, located to the east of ATP927P and south of ATP917P.

  • 13 February 2015

    Inpex said the Northern Territory Government gave a green light for the company to pursue an exploration permit for onshore petroleum exploration acreage.

  • 11 August 2016

    The Australian Government on Thursday launched the 2016 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release making 28 new areas available for bidding in Commonwealth waters offshore from Western Australia and the Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands. The 2016 acreage release comprises 28 areas located across five basins, Bonaparte, Browse, Offshore Canning Basin, Roebuck, and Northern Carnarvon Basin. According […]

  • 4 June 2014
    Business & Finance

    Carnarvon Petroleum Ltd has announced the award of two contiguous blocks on the eastern flank of the prolific oil producing Barrow Sub basin: Petroleum Exploration Permit EP-490 (bid block L11-6) and TP/27 (bid block T11-3). Carnarvon is Operator and 100% working interest holder in these blocks that cover a total area of around 1,750 km2. Two […]

  • 9 September 2012

    The Norwegian authorities on Friday received all the applications for Awards in Predefined Areas 2012 (APA 2012). A preliminary count indicates that 47 companies have applied for acreage. This result shows that there is still considerable interest in new acreage and previously awarded and explored areas in predefined areas in the North Sea, the Norwegian […]

  • 27 May 2013

    The Australian Government has today announced the 2013 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release comprising 31 areas across six basins in Commonwealth waters offshore of the Northern Territory, the Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Western Australia and Victoria. Announcing the Acreage Release at the annual APPEA conference in Brisbane, Resources and Energy Minister Gary Gray […]

  • 27 May 2013
    Business & Finance, Operations & Maintenance

    The Australian Government has announced the 2013 Offshore Petroleum Exploration Acreage Release comprising 31 areas across six basins in Commonwealth waters offshore of the Northern Territory, the Territory of Ashmore and Cartier Islands, Western Australia and Victoria. Announcing the Acreage Release at the annual APPEA conference in Brisbane, Resources and Energy Minister Gary Gray said […]