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Licensing & Concessions

(3/26/2015) Fastnet wins new Celtic Sea license, extends others

(3/26/2015) Sterling sells all Romania assets to Carlyle Group affiliate

(3/25/2015) Chevron's Unocal sub scores Myanmar offshore block

(3/25/2015) Petroceltic & Hess exit Kurd Iraq's Dinarta Block

(3/24/2015) West Virginia to see Statoil shale drilling under Ohio River

(3/23/2015) Cub Creek takes a stake in Colorado's Wattenberg Field acreage

(3/22/2015) DR Congo looking to license E&P in Virunga National Park

(3/22/2015) Pertamina to redo takeover plan for East Kalimantan block

(3/20/2015) Southwestern selling East Texas & Arkoma Basin assets

(3/20/2015) New World extends work deadline for Danish licenses

(3/20/2015) Hambleton discovery added to IOG's North Sea block

(3/20/2015) Woodside receives PSCs for 4 blocks offshore Myanmar

(3/20/2015) SPDC completes sale of Nigeria OML18 stake

(3/19/2015) EastSiberian & Petronic link for Nicaragua E&P

(3/19/2015) Indonesia awards licenses in latest on- and offshore round

(3/18/2015) Mizia wins rights to 4 onshore Bulgaria blocks

(3/18/2015) Brownstone sells Colorado assets to Coachman Energy

(3/18/2015) US Central Gulf lease sale garners $538.7 million in high bids

(3/18/2015) Statoil awarded Aru Trough I license off Indonesia

(3/17/2015) Croatia postpones Adriatic exploration licenses

(3/17/2015) Breitling buys stake in NW Oklahoma producing assets

(3/17/2015) Albania to sell state-owned oil & gas blocks

(3/16/2015) Shell having second thoughts on South Africa shale projects

(3/16/2015) EGPC farms into Iraqi block with Kuwait Energy

(3/15/2015) Kufpec awarded Pakistan's Paharpur Block

(3/15/2015) Iran to offer 17 blocks for international bid

(3/15/2015) Colombia's Rubiales Field contracts to terminate

(3/13/2015) Interra's Goldwater ups stake in South Sumatra block

(3/13/2015) Pemex planning to vie for Mexican licenses in Round One

(3/13/2015) Kea returns New Zealand Taranaki Basin Mercury permit

(3/13/2015) Orca sells South Australia Cooper Basin assets to Senex

(3/13/2015) Tourmaline acquiring Perpetual Energy's Alberta Deep assets

(3/12/2015) MEO sub seeking variations in Western Australia work program

(3/12/2015) Total selling UK North Sea Laggan-Tormore Field

(3/11/2015) Cue acquires 100% interest in Kalimantan, Indonesia concession

(3/11/2015) Azonto relinquishes Ghana deepwater exploration block

(3/11/2015) Kirkland sells stake in PNG permit to Barracuda

(3/10/2015) IGas farms out UK shale gas acreage to INEOS

(3/10/2015) Baraka to add Australia Northern Territory Georgina Basin acreage

(3/10/2015) Midstates selling Dequincy assets in Louisiana to Pintail

(3/9/2015) AGL returns Australia NSW coal seam license

(3/9/2015) UKOG hikes stake in Horse Hill & its UK Weald Basin licenses

(3/9/2015) KrisEnergy ups stake & takes operation of Vietnam block

(3/9/2015) Tap Oil awarded Western Australia Barrow & Dampier blocks

(3/8/2015) Eneabba options buy of GCC Methane & Perth Basin permit

(3/8/2015) Perupetro putting Peru's ex-Oxy block up for bid

(3/8/2015) Gazprom Neft wins 2 Khanty Mansiysk concessions

(3/6/2015) AJ Lucas adding stakes in 3 New South Wales licenses

(3/5/2015) Shell farms into Northern's Cascina Alberto Block in Italy

(3/5/2015) Wintershall assumes operation of Norway's Vega Field from Statoil

(3/4/2015) US BOEM to put up for bid 21 million acres in Western US Gulf

(3/4/2015) Brazil's licensing round 13 set for 2nd half of this year

(3/3/2015) Marathon buys ARP TriEnergy & coal gasification project

(3/3/2015) Force majeure granted for Forum's SC72 off Philippines

(3/3/2015) PetroShare acquires Colorado Wattenberg Field acreage

(3/3/2015) Minority interest in Tunisia's Ksar Hadada Block in farmout

(3/2/2015) Otto farms out stake in Philippines' SC55 to Red Emperor

(3/2/2015) Grand Gulf takes Yellowfin leases in Louisiana

(3/2/2015) Rose adds to acreage in Utah's Paradox & Uinta Basins

(3/1/2015) UK's DECC blocks Russian buy of North Sea fields

(2/27/2015) DualEx acquires remaining stake in Tunisia's Bouhajla Block

(2/27/2015) Mexico offering 5 blocks for bid in Round 1, Part 2

(2/27/2015) Blackbird adds more acreage to Alberta Elmworth Montney Project

(2/27/2015) Total taking over as operator of PNG Elk-Antelope license

(2/26/2015) COPL & Shoreline JV takes stakes off Tanzania & Namibia

(2/26/2015) 14 permits available in Australia 2nd round of 2014 offshore acreage

(2/24/2015) Thailand suspends bidding on new blocks indefinitely

(2/24/2015) Uganda offering 6 Albertine Graben blocks in open licensing round

(2/24/2015) Lundin farms out Norwegian Utsira High prospect to Lime

(2/24/2015) Inpex joins Santos in offshore Western Australia blocks

(2/24/2015) Key acquires Pancontinental & FAR stakes in Western Australia permits

(2/23/2015) Chevron relinquishing Romania shale gas interests

(2/23/2015) Titan doubles acreage in Texas salt domes

(2/22/2015) BOEM planning Florida Gulf Coast offshore leases

(2/22/2015) Egypt putting 8 Mediterranean blocks up for bid

(2/20/2015) Bonterra adding to Alberta Pembina assets

(2/20/2015) UKOG acquiring Magellan's UK onshore Markwells Wood license

(2/19/2015) Cairn passes Krishna Godavari onshore block to ONGC

(2/19/2015) Lansdowne gets okay to farmout Irish stake to Petronas sub

(2/18/2015) MEO Australia offering farm-in option off Australia

(2/18/2015) Lime acquiring Tullow stake in Norwegian Sea licenses

(2/18/2015) Croatia receives 7 bids for onshore Drava River Basin blocks

(2/18/2015) New Guinea Energy gets okay to sell stake in PNG license

(2/17/2015) Gulf Coast Western adds stakes in Alabama Smackover acreage

(2/17/2015) BHP selling Pakistan's Zamzama Field interest to Hashoo

(2/17/2015) Murphy transferring stake in Cameroon block to Sterling

(2/16/2015) ONGC transfers operatorship of India field to ACIL

(2/16/2015) Eni & KrisEnergy sharing Vietnam blocks after Neon exit

(2/16/2015) Sterling granted extension on offshore Madagascar blocks

(2/16/2015) Europa farms out stake in France's Tarbes Val d'Adour

(2/13/2015) Angola delineates 12 offshore Namibe Basin blocks for bid

(2/13/2015) Inpex awarded onshore acreage in Australia's Northern Territory

(2/12/2015) Peru Energy Ministry asks Pluspetrol to exit Amazon Block 108

(2/12/2015) TransGlobe walks away from Yemen onshore interests

(2/12/2015) Horn suspends Putland, Somalia Dharoor & Nugaal operations

(2/11/2015) Uganda readying licensing of 6 blocks in Albertine Basin

(2/11/2015) Trapoil relinquishing more UK North Sea assets

(2/11/2015) Tap Oil foregoing stake off Victoria, Australia in Otway Basin

(2/10/2015) Sterling takes a stake in Mauritania's C3 Block from Tullow

(2/10/2015) Adnoc signs $500 million, 2-field development deal with Oxy

(2/10/2015) SK awarded 2 Blocks off China in the South China Sea

(2/9/2015) Shell & Mitsui sign for 3 deepwater blocks off Myanmar

(2/9/2015) MEO swapping Blackwood stake for rest of permit held by Eni

(29/2015) Inpex sub Teikoku sells onshore Louisiana stake to Sibley

(2/8/2015) Hellenic & Energean in line for western Greece onshore blocks

(2/8/2015) Parsley adds to Reagan County, Texas acreage

(2/6/2015) Real Energy adds to Queensland Cooper Basin acreage

(2/6/2015) Seplat buys Chevron stake in NE Niger Delta block

(2/6/2015) Central US Gulf Lease Sale 235 to offer 7,788 blocks

(2/5/2015) Somon wins 3-year extension to Tajikistan exploration

(2/5/2015) TORC acquiring SE Saskatchewan light oil assets

(2/5/2015) Ratio wins offshore Malta Area 5

(2/5/2015) Thompson assumes Anadarko stake in New Zealand deepwater block

(2/5/2015) Ivanhoe's contract for Ecuador's Block 20 terminated

(2/4/2015) Nigeria's Ogoniland opened to oil exploration after 22 years

(2/4/2015) DualEx wins extension to Tunisia Bouhajla permit

(2/4/2015) New World granted extensions for Danish work projects

(2/4/2015) Chevron farms into 3 blocks offshore Mauritania

(2/3/2015) Cardiff farms out stakes in Gardiner Lime well in Texas

(2/3/2015) Total returns Papua, Indonesia SW Bird's Head Block

(2/3/2015) SORC acquires historic US Teapot Dome oilfield

(2/2/2015) BP relinquishing 2 offshore Indonesia blocks as too risky

(2/2/2015) UKOG adds to stakes in onshore & offshore UK licenses

(2/2/2015) EnQuest has withdrawn from Tunisia's Zarat Block & Didon Field

(2/2/2015) Tender Oil & Gas takes 2 onshore Senegal concessions

(2/1/2015) CNPC signs 6-year deal with Sudan for border area fields

(2/1/2015) Nighthawk in Colorado DJ Basin JV with Cascade

(2/1/2015) Chevron joins exodus from Poland's shale gas sector

(1/30/2015) Sonangol & Cohydro agree to joint Common Interest Zone E&P

(1/30/2015) Santos acquiring 20% interest in Malaysian deepwater block

(1/30/2015) African Petroleum pushes back farmout of Liberia concession

(1/29/2015) Great Western adds Wattenberg acreage in Colorado

(1/29/2015) Total granted stake in 40-year ADCO concession

(1/29/2015) Global extends Namibia license exploration period

(1/28/2015) Chevron in new US Gulf deepwater JV with BP & ConocoPhillips

(1/27/2015) Obama administration plans opening US Atlantic to E&P

(1/27/2015) American Eagle sells non-core stakes in North Dakota

(1/26/2015) NIS defaults on Hungary Mako Trough farm-in with Falcon

(1/25/2015) Pitkin farm-in offshore Palawan, Philippines terminated

(1/23/2015) Mexico's bidding round to be competitive despite oil prices

(1/23/2015) South Africa looking to license Karoo shale gas in July

(1/23/2015) Kazakh Energy Ministry okays Tethys contract extension

(1/22/2015) Indonesia offering 8 conventional oil & gas blocks

(1/22/2015) Start farming into Fayette, Mississippi field with Durban

(1/21/2015) Hawker acquiring TEG & California's Tapia Canyon & Eureka Fields

(1/20/2015) Norway's Barents Sea-focused 23rd licensing round launched

(1/20/2015) PetroRio buying Shell's Brazil Campos Basin assets

(1/20/2015) Norway awards 54 new licenses from APA 2014

(1/20/2015) Matador acquires New Mexico Delaware Basin acreage

(1/19/2015) Noreco transferring Norwegian Sea license stake to North Energy

(1/19/2015) Eni wins 3-year extension to Angola offshore Block 15/06

(1/18/2015) Total authorized to sell Angola stake to Statoil

(1/18/2015) Thai licensing round 21 to proceed despite NRC objection

(1/18/2015) QGEP exits Petrobras-operated Brazil block, ends farm-in of another

(1/18/2015) Tangier bid wins Alaska North Slope's Project Icewine

(1/16/2015) Armour wins 2 Queensland South Nicholson Basin blocks

(1/16/2015) Noreco & partners shift stake in North Sea license to Nordsofonden

(1/15/2015) First Oil & Gas, PA Resources, Dyas win UK seaward license

(1/14/2015) Statoil relinquishes 3 of its 4 Greenland exploration licenses

(1/14/2015) Edison acquires Scott & Telford Fields in UK North Sea

(1/14/2015) Canacol adds onshore Colombia blocks and Clarinete 1 well

(1/14/2015) Eni signs to operate 2 deepwater Egyptian Mediterranean blocks

(1/14/2015) Eon adds stake in UK North Sea Manhattan Prospect

(1/13/2015) Cub Creek Energy acquires first acreage position

(1/11/2015) Egypt offering 3-block tract in South Sinai for bid

(1/9/2015) PNOC-EC farming into Philippines Block SC55 with Otto Energy

(1/8/2015) Start farming into Mississippi's veteran Flora Field

(1/8/2015) Roxi selling stake in Kazakhstan's Galaz Block

(1/7/2015) SM Energy selling all US Mid-Continent assets

(1/6/2015) Apco wins 10-year Entre Lomas extension in Argentina

(1/6/2015) Fastnet lets option lapse on Moroccan license

(1/6/2015) Tethys sub extends Kazakh E&P contract 4 years

(1/5/2015) AziNam ups interests offshore Namibia

(1/5/2015) Marathon Oil & OMV take 7 of 10 Croatian licenses

(12/14/2014) Romania to extend Romgaz concessions to 2030

(12/14/2014) Petroperu awards northern Blocks III and IV to Grana y Montero

(12/14/2014) Petronas extends PSC for block off Peninsular Malaysia

(12/12/2014) Alta Mesa sells Texas Eagle Ford Shale assets

(12/11/2014) Mexico opens bidding for Gulf of Mexico exploration

(12/11/2014) TAG Oil awarded 2 permits onshore New Zealand

(12/10/2014) Jones adds Cleveland sandstone acreage in Texas

(12/10/2014) CNOOC signs PSCs with Kufpec for 3 offshore blocks

(12/9/2014) EOG sells Manitoba & Alberta assets for $410 million

(12/9/2014) Statoil awarded stakes in 4 New Zealand offshore permits

(12/8/2014) Black Spruce backs out of Newfoundland farm-in

(12/7/2014) RAK ups interest in Cote d'Ivoire concession

(12/7/2014) OIL, Mercator & Oilmax pick up 2 offshore Myanmar blocks

(12/7/2014) Cluff scores 5 UK North Sea promote licenses

(12/5/2014) Ophir signs on for Myanmar deepwater block

(12/5/2014) Mosman option to participate in Western Australia well

(12/4/2014) Carnarvon sells remaining Thai assets to Berlanga Group

(12/4/2014) Bulgaria offering 2 Black Sea exploration blocks for bid

(12/4/2014) MEO Australia acquiring onshore Cuba production sharing contract

(12/4/2014) Egdon farms into SPG's Lincolnshire & South Yorkshire licenses

(12/2/2014) Southwestern buys WPX Pennsylvania assets for $300 million

(12/2/2014) BHP & BG awarded 2 Trinidad & Tobago deepwater blocks

(12/2/2014) Chinook selling Gilby & Karr assets in Alberta

(12/2/2014) E.On likely selling UK North Sea interests

(12/1/2014) Bellatrix adds to Alberta Alder Flats Ferrier acreage

(11/28/2014) Hardy reassessing India Block D3 investment

(11/28/2014) Rey acquiring Backreef's stake in Western Australia Derby Block

(11/28/2014) African Petroleum gets Gambia licenses reinstated

(11/26/2014) American Energy pays $440 million for West Texas acreage

(11/26/2014) Trinity selling Trinidad's Tabaquite Block to LGO Energy

(11/26/2014) Toro adds Alberta Viking producing assets for $25 million

(11/26/2014) Otto wins Philippine SC55 license extension

(11/26/2014) Woodside receives reconnaissance license offshore Morocco

(11/25/2014) Gazprom Neft & Petrovietnam to develop Russian Arctic field

(11/25/2014) Zargon sells Hamilton Lake asset in east-central Alberta

(11/24/2014) Rose wins Cisco State operating agreement in Utah

(11/24/2014) GdF Suez takes part of Idemitsu interest in Norway license

(11/24/2014) US Interior cancels Roan Plateau license & refunding $42.3 million

(11/24/2014) AWE sub wins extension to farm-in drilling requirement

(11/24/2014) Arabella adds Texas Southern Delaware Basin acreage interests

(11/23/2014) Malawi orders halt to exploration operations

(11/23/2014) ExxonMobil to sign PSCs for 2 ultra-deepwater blocks off Cote d'Ivoire

(11/23/2014) BHP sells Louisiana Cotton Valley assets to J-W Operating

(11/21/2014) Petronas awards Sabah blocks to SapuraKencana-led JV

(11/21/2014) Rockefeller Hughes augments acreage in East Texas Halo Project

(11/21/2014) Cue farms into Bukit's Mahato Block onshore Sumatra

(11/20/2014) Oyster farms into UK North Sea South Viking Graben blocks

(11/20/2014) SapuraKencana buying Petronas blocks off Vietnam

(11/20/2014) Empire exiting Western Australia's onshore Carnarvon Basin

(11/20/2014) Alaska North Slope auction draws $54.5 million in high bids

(11/20/2014) Apache sells Louisiana & Anadarko Basin assets for $1.4 billion

(11/19/2014) Lansdowne farming out Irish Celtic Sea block to Kinsale

(11/19/2014) Raya acquiring Oklahoma oil & gas leases

(11/19/2014) Oil Basins ups stake in Australia's Bass Strait permit

(11/18/2014) Forest Oil selling Arkansas Arkoma Basin gas properties

(11/18/2014) Eni extends PSA for Turkmenistan's Nebit Dag Block

(11/18/2014) Rampart acquires Australia Northern Carnarvon Basin permit

(11/16/2014) GdF Suez farms into Norway's Titan discovery

(11/16/2014) Shoreline sells Colorado Wattenburg Field interests for $7.7 million

(11/14/2014) Statoil exiting Australia's Northern Territory Georgina Basin

(11/14/2014) Egdon buys Yorkshire Exploration for PEDL stake

(11/13/2014) Clayton Williams farms out Texas Wolfcamp acreage to Caza

(11/13/2014) Tullow wins 10 blocks in Jamaica's Walton & Morant Basins

(11/11/2014) Aral wins 4-year extension to onshore Kazakhstan's North Block

(11/11/2014) Pan Orient farms out South Sumatra's East Jabung

(11/10/2014) Rosneft sells stake in NE Siberia Vankorskoye Field to CNPC

(11/10/2014) PA Resources selling stakes in 2 Netherlands blocks to Tulip Oil

(11/9/2014) Anadarko extends New Zealand Canterbury Basin licenses

(11/6/2014) Blackbird adds more Montney acreage in Alberta

(11/6/2014) 3Legs out of Poland with sale of interests to Stena

(11/6/2014) UK DECC reveals award offers for 28th Seaward Round

(11/5/2014) BP awarded 2 blocks in Egypt - one onshore, one offshore

(11/5/2014) Rose exits German shale licenses to focus on Utah

(11/5/2014) GeoPark farms into Colombia's Block CPO-4 to portfolio

(11/4/2014) Goodrich sells East Texas assets for $61 million

(11/4/2014) Touchstone awarded Trinidad's Ortoire Block

(11/3/2014) BOEM issues supplemental EIS for Chukchi Sea Sale 193

(11/3/2014) Croatia receives 6 bids for Adriatic Sea exploration blocks

(11/3/2014) Shell returns stake in Rockall license to Irish government

(11/3/2014) Triangle farming into Queensland Surat Basin permit

(11/3/2014) Range awarded Trinidad's onshore St Mary's Block

(11/2/2014) CNOOC looking for E&P partner on China shale gas block

(11/2/2014) Karoon farming out stake in 5 Brazil Santos Basin blocks

(11/2/2014) Interoil sells Peruvian assets to United Oilfield

(10/31/2014) Exoma exits Queensland's 4 Galilee JV exploration permits

(10/31/2014) Mexco buys royalty interests in 27 Texas counties

(10/30/2014) Carrizo adds more Eagle Ford acreage in Texas

(10/29/2014) Eni exiting Australia's Heron area offshore Northern Territory

(10/29/2014) KKR joins Anadarko East Texas Eaglebine development

(10/28/2014) Total selling stakes in 4 Norwegian offshore fields

(10/28/2014) Empire receives Western Australia production licenses

(10/27/2014) Ophir takes stakes in 7 Niko licenses across Indonesia

(10/27/2014) Breitburn buys Midland Basin assets from Antares Energy

(10/27/2014) InfraStrata farms out stake in UK offshore Dorset license

(10/27/2014) Bowleven farmout of Etinde Block off Cameroon approved

(10/26/2014) Southern Iraq Nassiriya Field to be put up for bidding

(10/26/2014) Impact granted AGC Profond Block off Senegal & Guinea-Bissau

(10/24/2014) Ophir awarded 2 offshore blocks in North Gabon Basin

(10/24/2014) Mozambique offering 15 new E&P blocks for bid

(10/24/2014) Penn West selling Alberta non-core assets for $355 million

(10/24/2014) Arabella backs into added Texas Delaware Basin acreage

(10/24/2014) Statoil awarded deepwater Carnarvon Basin block off Australia

(10/23/2014) New Standard farms out South Australia Cooper Basin permit to Santos

(10/23/2014) Chariot relinquishing Namibia's offshore Blocks 1811 A&B

(10/22/2014) Tharwa wins exploration contract in Egypt's Western Desert

(10/22/2014) Eneabba buying Green Rock block onshore Western Australia

(10/22/2014) Fifteen companies submit 25 applications for Danish North Sea licenses

(10/22/2014) BOEM preparing enviro statement for Alaska Cook Inlet sale

(10/21/2014) Mart Consortium acquiring Nigeria's OML18 interest

(10/21/2014) Lakes Oil awarded 2 offshore Victoria, Australia permits

(10/21/2014) Cue acquiring full ownership of Kalimantan's Mahakam Hilir PSC

(10/20/2014) Kairiki selling Yilgarn & Philippine block interests to Focus

(10/19/2014) Alaska claims almost 20,000 acres of ANWR

(10/19/2014) Bass Strait granted 6-month permit extension off Australia

(10/19/2014) Nepal terminates 2 foreign-held exploration licenses

(10/19/2014) Panorama acquiring State Petroleum Overseas & Sudan block

(10/17/2014) Maersk sale of stake in Brazil oilfield to Polvo nixed

(10/17/2014) UK blocks Russian billionaires' buy of RWE Dea

(10/16/2014) Thailand to auction new licenses 1st time in seven years

(10/16/2014) BOEM to offer 7,477 Central Gulf blocks in Lease Sale 235

(10/16/2014) Japex ups interest in Apache's UK North Sea prospects

(10/16/2014) Southwestern buys Chesapeake shale assets for $5.37 billion

(10/16/2014) Oryx takes 85% interest in Senegal-Guinea Bissau JDA

(10/15/2014) Hinto adds majority stake in Medina County, Ohio exploration well

(10/15/2014) Gazprom Neft acquires Russia's Orenburg Kuvaisky license

(10/14/2014) Global sells interests in Colombia's Llanos Basin blocks

(10/14/2014) Woodside farming into offshore Cameroon Tilapia PSC

(10/14/2014) Pacific Energy adds to Colorado Wattenberg acreage

(10/14/2014) Aminex selling stake in Tanzania's Kliwani North to Solo Oil

(10/14/2014) Millennium joins Westoil in 2 blocks on Russia's Sakhalin Island

(10/13/2014) Sound buys lands around Badile drillsite in Italy

(10/13/2014) Eni signs PSCs for 2 Vietnam Song Hong Basin blocks

(10/13/2014) Granada joins Infinity in Nicaraguan Caribbean exploration

(10/13/2014) Det Norske gets okay for former Marathon North Sea fields

(10/13/2014) Statoil sells its interest in Azerbaijan's Shah Deniz to Petronas

(10/10/2014) Magnum Hunter selling non-core Bakken assets in North Dakota

(10/10/2014) Rose ups Utah Uinta Basin producing acreage by 11,000 acres

(10/8/2014) Encana sells Clearwater assets to Ember for $539.9 million

(10/8/2014) Mozambique puts up 15 blocks for bidding in 5th Round

(10/8/2014) NGP farming into California Sacramento Basin with Xstate & AOC

(10/7/2014) Gas2Grid looking to farmout stake in Philippines' SC44

(10/6/2014) Apache poised to withdraw from North Sea operations

(10/6/2014) Rosneft offers ONGC Videsh 10% stake in Vankorskoye Field

(10/6/2014) Midstates selling Louisiana Dequincy assets for $90 million

(10/6/2014) Faroe wins 3 Irish Celtic Sea licensing options

(10/6/2014) Chevron selling stake in Duvernay Shale to Kufpec Canada

(10/6/2014) New Standard to farmout Western Australia projects

(10/6/2014) NRP buys into Whiting's Baken/Three Forks in North Dakota

(10/5/2014) KrisEnergy completes takeover of Chevron Cambodia & Block A

(10/5/2014) Alaska set to auction North Slope, Foothills, & Beaufort Sea blocks

(10/5/2014) Kosmos farming into 2 deepwater blocks offshore Senegal

(10/5/2014) Shoal Point wins farm-in obligations extension in Newfoundland

(10/3/2014) Queensland puts 2 Bowen Basin areas up for bid

(10/3/2014) Lukoil sells stake in Venezuela's Junin-6 to Rosneft

(10/3/2014) KKR acquiring Texas Permian Basin assets from Linn Energy

(10/2/2014) Stone Energy joins Noble in US Gulf deepwater prospect

(10/2/2014) GeoPark pens deal with Petroperu for northern Peru block

(10/1/2014) Edgo receives 2 licenses in Tajikistan near Afghan border

(9/30/2014) Panorama acquiring Sudan's Block 26D/E

(9/30/2014) Pertamina paying $2 billion for Murphy Oil Malaysian assets stake

(9/30/2014) Algeria awards 4 exploration blocks to international operators

(9/30/2014) NZOG relinquishes New Zealand Takapou permit

(9/29/2014) 2014 Rift looking to farmout stake in Kenya's Block L19

(9/29/2014) Dana Gas wins 2 blocks onshore Egypt's Nile Delta

(9/28/2014) Total selling stake in US Gulf's Tahiti Field

(9/28/2014) IOG & Ping link for UK North Sea assets

(9/28/2014) Cabot adds 30,000 net acres in Texas' Eagle Ford Shale

(9/28/2014) Mexico taking 1st licensing round on the road

(9/28/2014) New South Wales extends freeze on exploration licenses

(9/25/2014) Dyas farming into Cairn's UK North Sea Catcher Project

(9/25/2014) Eni wins 3 Egypt exploration licenses - 1 onshore, 2 offshore

(9/25/2014) Lundin takes over operation of offshore Malaysia block

(9/25/2014) 18 foreign companies negotiating for 40 Iran exploration blocks

(9/24/2014) Bravo adding Oklahoma Arkoma Basin assets

(9/24/2014) Atlas Resource Partners picks up Eagle Ford Shale assets

(9/24/2014) Tangiers exits Morocco's Tarfaya Offshore Block

(9/24/2014) West Texas Resources buys into Escopeta's Birnie Field

(9/23/2014) New Western adding Oklahoma Bartlesville Sand acreage

(9/23/2014) Oyster farming into UK Central North Sea license

(9/22/2014) Sudan awards Al-Rawat Block 26 to Canadian-Nigerian JV

(9/22/2014) W&T Offshore ups Mobile Bay Fairway Field stake to 100%

(9/22/2014) Total buys Faroe stake in UK West of Shetland Glenlivet Field

(9/22/2014) Krewe acquires JGC's stake in Louisiana's Little Lake Field

(9/22/2014) PTTEP acquiring Shell interest in Brazil's Block BM-ES-23

(9/22/2014) Otto exits Galoc JV with sale of stake to Risco Energy Investments

(9/21/2014) Liberia license round hinging on new law & Ebola epidemic

(9/19/2014) Chevron divesting Netherlands assets to Petrogas

(9/19/2014) Greece to offer 20 offshore, 3 onshore blocks

(9/19/2014) Petroceltic-Edison JV wins Egypt's North Port Fouad Block

(9/19/2014) Linn & ExxonMobil swapping New Mexico & California acreage

(9/18/2014) ANP calls for unification of Brazil's offshore Gato do Mato Prospect

(9/17/2014) 3Legs withdrawing from 3 Poland Western Baltic Basin blocks

(9/17/2014) RWE Dea wins 2 Gulf of Suez Blocks offshore Egypt

(9/17/2014) Vitesse adds 19,000 acres to North Dakota Williston assets

(9/17/2014) Swala awarded Zambia's Block 44 exploration rights

(9/16/2014) Barrett swapping Powder River Basin for NE Wattenberg acreage

(9/16/2014) Genie adds 25,000 sq km oil shale acreage in Mongolia

(9/16/2014) Vanguard paying Bill Barrett $525 million for Colorado assets

(9/15/2014) Brazil's 13th Round set for early next year

(9/14/2014) South Sudan to divide Star-held Block E into 2 parts

(9/14/2014) Apache scores 2 Egypt Western Desert concessions

(9/14/2014) Crescent Point adds Lightstream acreage for $340.7 million

(9/14/2014) Stratex farms into Kansas Mississippian Lime project

(9/12/2014) Mitsubishi buying 20% stake in Cote d'Ivoire block

(9/12/2014) Statoil farms out NCS stakes, sells assets to Wintershall

(9/11/2014) Norway receives 47 applications for mature areas licenses

(9/11/2014) 33 blocks offshore China put up for bid by CNOOC

(9/10/2014) Baron regains 100% interest in Peru's onshore Block XXI

(9/10/2014) Socar seeking partner for Umid & Babek Fields in Caspian

(9/10/2014) SacOil buys Mena & Egypt's Sinai Peninsula Lagia oilfield

(9/9/2014) Maersk expected to farmout stake in Angola's Chissonga

(9/9/2014) Gazprom Neft & Rosneft granted Barents & Okhotsk Seas blocks

(9/8/2014) ANCAP signs on for Venezuela Orinoco Belt field

(9/8/2014) San Leon picks up Petromaroc stakes in Morocco

(9/8/2014) DNO granted 2-yr extension to Somaliland concession

(9/7/2014) Maurel & Prom awarded Colombia San Jacinto Basin block

(9/7/2014) Bangladesh putting 7 offshore blocks up for bid

(9/7/2014) Gulfsands' 100% ownership of Tunisia permit approved

(9/5/2014) Rosneft & Petrovietnam link for Russian Pechora Sea projects

(9/5/2014) Oilex applies for Western Australia exploration permit

(9/5/2014) Statoil & Geoex in deal to explore Nicaragua Pacific block

(9/5/2014) Tullow selling Netherlands gas blocks to AU Energy

(9/4/2014) Global adds a year to offshore Namibia license

(9/4/2014) East West exits Morocco's onshore Doukkala Block

(9/4/2014) Statoil farms into 2 Colombia blocks with Repsol

(9/3/2014) Suncor sells Alberta Wilson Creek assets for $168.5 million

(9/3/2014) Blackbird makes more additions to Alberta Montney acreage

(9/2/2014) LRR Energy adds Oklahoma oil & gas producing assets

(9/2/2014) Callon pays $212.6 million for Texas Midland Basin properties

(9/1/2014) North Energy further expands stake in Norwegian license

(9/1/2014) Inpex transfers stake in Malaysia deepwater block to Santos

(9/1/2014) Empire acquires ERM Power's Perth Basin assets

(8/31/2014) Rosneft awarded Sea of Okhotsk block near Sakhalin Island

(8/31/2014) Samson selling US Gulf of Mexico non-operated interests

(8/31/2014) US BLM to resume California leases next year

(8/31/2014) METI pegs half billion dollars for new Africa & Latin America assets

(8/31/2014) Sonangol given greenlight to explore 4 blocks onshore Angola

(8/29/2014) Magnolia sells non-core Alabama, Texas, Florida assets

(8/29/2014) Atlantic Petroleum adds stake in Norwegian Sea licenses

(8/28/2014) YPF & Petronas form Vaca Muerta JV in Argentina

(8/28/2014) Chariot-led JV wins Namibia offshore exploration blocks

(8/28/2014) Crew selling Princess, Alberta asset to focus on BC Montney

(8/27/2014) Shell sells stakes in 4 Nigerian onshore blocks

(8/27/2014) Strike takes South Australia's Cooper Basin CO2013-B Block

(8/27/2014) ZaZa lines up Quantum for East Texas joint venture

(8/27/2014) Chestnut acquires Texas' Willamar Field

(8/27/2014) G2X farming into WPX's western Colorado Trail Ridge Project

(8/27/2014) Ivanhoe to be part of consortium developing Ecuador block

(8/26/2014) Jordan putting Azraq & Sirhan Blocks up for bid

(8/26/2014) Ecuador looking to replace Ivanhoe with CNPC in Amazon block

(8/26/2014) Parsley adding adjacent acreage in Reagan County, Texas

(8/26/2014) Mosman takeover of Trident facilitated by award of EP145

(8/26/2014) Lucas brings in Oak Valley to develop Eagle Ford acreage

(8/25/2014) Occidental selling UAE Shah Field stake to Mubadala

(8/25/2014) Triangle granted extension to operation of Indonesia block

(8/24/2014) TPAO acquiring Total's stake in Caspian Sea Azeri gas project

(8/24/2014) YPF & Sinopec revive Argentina's La Ventana Project

(8/22/2014) Petronas reveals Murphy selling Malaysian assets

(8/22/2014) AziPac farms in with Mitra Energy for interest off Vietnam

(8/22/2014) Repsol farms into Atlantic stake in Norwegian Sea

(8/21/2014) Hinto acquires 8 existing oilwells in Montana

(8/21/2014) San Leon quits assets in Germany, Italy, Slovakia, Poland & Morocco

(8/21/2014) PanTerra picks up Western Canadian foothills assets in Alberta

(8/19/2014) Western US Gulf draws $109.9 million in high bids

(8/19/2014) Chariot farms out stake in 4 offshore Brazil blocks

(8/19/2014) Ineos Upstream buys Scotland shale E&P license

(8/19/2014) West Texas Resources adds Palo Duro Basin prospect

(8/19/2014) NNPC assigns 20% stake in offshore license to SacOil

(8/18/2014) OMEL returns Nigeria's deepwater Block OPL285

(8/18/2014) Carnarvon acquires rest of West Seahorse interest offshore Victoria

(8/18/2014) IPR farming into Egypt Nile Delta block with Sea Dragon

(8/17/2014) Noreco & North Energy swapping Norway assets

(8/17/2014) President farms into Paraguay's Hernandarias Block

(8/17/2014) Mooncor acquiring Teton & Pondera, Montana acreage

(8/17/2014) ExxonMobil withdraws from Total-Kufpec JV for South Sudan block

(8/17/2014) Jamaica in talks to award new exploration licenses

(8/15/2014) Eland sub Wester Ord farming into Nigeria's Ubima Field

(8/15/2014) Myanmar okays 15 new companies for onshore concessions

(8/14/2014) Fastnet secures improved farm-in terms for Ireland's Deep Kinsale

(8/14/2014) Shell sells Wyoming & Louisiana assets, buys Pennsylvania shale acreage

(8/13/2014) Mexico's Zero Round assigns 83% of reserves to Pemex

(8/13/2014) Texas American sells South Texas properties for $135 million

(8/13/2014) Rex adds Pennsylvania & Ohio Marcellus & Utica Shale acreage

(8/12/2014) DualEx wins extension of Tunisia Bouhajla Permit

(8/12/2014) Talisman selling Kurd Iraq stakes despite regional conflict

(8/12/2014) Suriname offering 3 offshore, 2 onshore blocks for licensing

(8/12/2014) ONGC wins PSCs for 2 onshore Myanmar concessions

(8/12/2014) Lundin takes stake in E.On-operated Norwegian North Sea license

(8/11/2014) Pena Nieto signs Mexican energy reform into law (update)

(8/11/2014) Marathon high bidder for Gabon's deepwater Tchicuate Block

(8/11/2014) Miller scores Alaska Cook Inlet license in state sale

(8/11/2014) Brightoil buys part of Anadarko's Bohai Bay interests

(8/11/2014) Noble wins Gabon Coastal Basin block

(8/6/2014) NDPR farms into NNPC/Chevron Omerelu Field in Nigeria

(8/6/2014) India's DGH-led PSC panel approves extension of Rajasthan Block

(8/5/2014) Casillas & GE buy SW Kansas assets from Cimarex

(8/5/2014) Liberty & Emerald swap North Dakota Williston Basin acreage

(8/5/2014) Oman puts 3 onshore, 2 offshore blocks up for bid

(8/5/2014) Pioneer sells Hugoton Field & Barnett Shale assets for $495 million

(8/5/2014) AziNam ups stake in Namibia's Guy block

(8/5/2014) Serica completes farmout of UK East Irish Sea blocks

(8/4/2014) Vanguard buying Hunt Oil producing Texas & Louisiana assets

(8/3/2014) Dixie acquiring Mississippi Black Warrior leases

(8/3/2014) BHP & BG JV high bidder for Trinidad & Tobago deepwater blocks

(8/1/2014) Andes awarded 3 oilfields discovered in Colombia

(8/1/2014) Caspian acquires remaining stake in Aral Petroleum

(7/31/2014) Eni granted 2 PSCs for onshore Myanmar concessions

(7/30/2014) Tullow withdrawing from Liberia & Sierra Leone

(7/29/2014) Newfield selling Texas-Oklahoma Granite Wash assets

(7/29/2014) Chesapeake & RKI swap Wyoming Powder River Basin stakes

(7/29/2014) Eco Atlantic buy into Ghana deepwater block ratified

(7/28/2014) UK launches 14th onshore licensing round

(7/28/2014) Beach farming into Queensland Cooper Basin permit

(7/27/2014) Oil exploration to resume in Nagaland after 20 years

(7/27/2014) Gale Force sells down stake in Texas Reef Properties

(7/27/2014) Magnum Hunter adds another 1,700 Marcellus & Utica Shale acres

(7/25/2014) RSP Permian pays $259 million for Texas Midland Basin properties

(7/25/2014) Lime relinquishing 3 Norwegian North Sea licenses

(7/24/2014) Colombia gets bids on 26 of 95 blocks offered

(7/24/2014) Northern selling all UK licenses & asset interests to UKOG

(7/24/2014) Maxim granted Morocco Hassi Berkane Block recon concession

(7/24/2014) Northern awarded onshore and offshore blocks in Italy

(7/24/2014) GeoPark wins new Colombia Lower Magdalena block

(7/23/2014) Iran to reveal new license contract in November

(7/23/2014) Repsol, Statoil, ExxonMobil win Colombian Caribbean concession

(7/22/2014) Sinopec & AED Oil relinquishing Timor Sea permit

(7/22/2014) HRT gets 2-year extension for Amazon block exploration

(7/21/2014) Fidelity sells North Dakota Bakken producing assets

(7/21/2014) Sona takes a stake in Salamander's Gulf of Thailand assets

(7/21/2014) Diamondback pays $538 million for more Texas Midland Basin acreage

(7/20/2014) Croatia offering 6 onshore blocks for bid

(7/20/2014) Ghana agrees to add acreage to Clontarf & Petrel concession

(7/18/2014) Shell to quit Qatar's Block D due to failed well

(7/18/2014) Larne farming into Northern Ireland licenses with InfraStrata

(7/18/2014) BOEM to offer 21 million US Gulf acres in next lease sale

(7/18/2014) Caprock farms into Texas Goldman Field gas development

(7/17/2014) Eco Atlantic farms out Namibia offshore stake to Tullow

(7/17/2014) Trinity buys Centrica stakes in 2 Trinidad blocks

(7/16/2014) Black Elk sells stakes in 9 US Gulf blocks to Renaissance Offshore

(7/16/2014) Petrobras appealing to ANP for Campos Basin license extensions

(7/16/2014) Rex selling stake in producing oilfield in Trinidad to Leni Gas & Oil

(7/15/2014) Rawson shortlists potential partners for Otway Penola Trough drilling

(7/15/2014) Saka Energi Indonesia farms into Texas Eagle Ford shale

(7/15/2014) Blackbird farming out Saskatchewan Mantario Project

(7/14/2014) Woodside farming into Tanzania's Lake Tanganyika South Block

(7/14/2014) African Petroleum farms out Cote d'Ivoire blocks to Buried Hill

(7/13/2014) Sumatec buys Borneo Energy & its Kazakh subsidiary Buzachi Neft

(7/11/2014) Rosneft & Zarubezhneft set to sign for Cuban offshore block

(7/11/2014) Lakes acquiring Bass Strait Oil's Otway Basin blocks

(7/10/2014) Penn Virginia adds Eagle Ford Shale acreage in South Texas

(7/10/2014) Lundin selling stake in 2 Russia Komi Region fields

(7/10/2014) Philippines extends Forum's Reed Bank work program a year

(7/10/2014) Citadel ends California joint venture with Sojitz

(7/9/2014) NZOG in JV granted Central Sumatra MNK Kisaran Block

(7/9/2014) Chevron divests interests & exits Lithuania

(7/9/2014) Inpex sub adds interest in US Gulf Lucius deepwater project

(7/8/2014) Maersk divests Brazil's Polvo Field interest to HRT O&G

(7/8/2014) Petsec sells stakes in Marathon & Main Pass 270 Fields

(7/8/2014) Nevada gold E&P operator farms into Texas oil & gas leases

(7/8/2014) Pennine in JV for Castor gas property in Alberta

(7/8/2014) BP selling gas acreage in Texas Panhandle to Pantera Energy

(7/7/2014) Crown Point sells out of Argentina's El Valle Concession

(7/7/2014) Shell withdrawing from Saudi Arabia Rub al Khali gas JV

(7/7/2014) Hibiscus ups stake in 2 Bass Strait permits off Victoria, Australia

(7/7/2014) Warren buying Citrus Energy's Pennsylvania Marcellus assets

(7/7/2014) Rice paying $336 million for Chesapeake Marcellus acreage

(7/7/2014) ERHC signs PSA with Sao Tome & Principe

(7/7/2014) Fastnet amends option agreement on Morocco's Tendrara license

(7/6/2014) Colombia offering 97 onshore & offshore blocks for bid

(7/6/2014) Ecopetrol takes stakes in Statoil's Angola Kwanza Basin blocks

(7/6/2014) Detector adds 60 gaswells in Alberta's West Pembina

(7/4/2014) Hutton expanding shale gas holdings with UK East Midlands assets

(7/4/2014) Gazprom acquiring Argentine gas asset from Wintershall

(7/4/2014) Total buys majority stake in UK West of Shetland Glenlivet Field

(7/4/2014) Lundin selling stake in Norway's Luno II discovery license to Wintershall

(7/4/2014) Bounty's Timor Sea exploration permit renewed for 5 more years

(7/4/2014) Woodside farms into Chariot permits off NW Morocco

(7/3/2014) Melrose wins 2-year extension for Bulgarian Black Sea block

(7/3/2014) Mapan buys BC & Alberta assets from Shell Canada

(7/2/2014) HBOil & KOEC planning onshore North Korea offering

(7/2/2014) Hawkwood acquires Crimson & Encana assets in East Texas

(7/1/2014) San Leon farms out 7 Poland Permian Basin concessions to Palomar

(7/1/2014) Dejour sells down stake in Colorado's Kokopelli Project

(7/1/2014) KrisEnergy acquiring Premier Oil's Block A in Aceh, Indonesia

(7/1/2014) ARP buys into Chevron-operated NW Colorado Rangely Field

(7/1/2014) Stone sells US Gulf non-core properties to Talos

(6/30/2014) Hungary offering 6 new concessions for licensing

(6/30/2014) Russia offering 18 new E&P blocks for bid

(6/30/2014) MOL buys stakes in 6 Premier Oil UK North Sea licenses

(6/30/2014) Devon sells non-core US assets to Linn for $2.3 billion

(6/30/2014) PetroQuest joins Louisiana JV with Midstates

(6/29/2014) Letho to acquire Ican's Namibian onshore interests

(6/27/2014) Bowleven farming out Cameroon's Bomono Permit to Africa Fortesa

(6/27/2014) Eni in new exploration pact with PetroVietnam

(6/27/2014) Encana selling Bighorn assets to Jupiter for $1.8 billion

(6/26/2014) North Energy farms into Tullow's Norway PL507

(6/26/2014) Tlou dropping stakes in Zimbabwe to focus on Botswana CBM

(6/25/2014) Petrobras rights extended for 4 fields offshore Brazil

(6/25/2014) Maxim being granted Morocco's onshore Hassi Berkane Block

(6/25/2014) Zubara granted concession extension for Sharjah Offshore Block

(6/25/2014) Blue Energy wins 4 key Queensland Cooper Basin permits

(6/25/2014) Apache signs option for 2 MEO permits off northern Australia

(6/25/2014) Norstra farms out NW Montana Milford Colony project to BNV

(6/25/2014) Sonatrach awards Eni 3 Algerian exploration permits

(6/24/2014) Bowleven farms out majority stake in Cameroon's Etinde Permit

(6/24/2014) Magnum Hunter links with EM Energy for Ohio shale project

(6/24/2014) Indonesia awards 2nd shale block to NZOG-led trio

(6/24/2014) Miller selling Tenessee assets to focus on Alaska operations

(6/23/2014) Hibiscus acquires 25% stake in Kitan Field with Talisman buy

(6/23/2014) NZEC relinquishes New Zealand Castlepoint & Wairoa permits

(6/23/2014) Ithaca acquiring Sumitomo stakes in 3 UK North Sea fields

(6/22/2014) Canacol takes stake in Colombia Llanos block to 90%

(6/22/2014) Wyoming leases prime Battle Mountain acreage

(6/20/2014) CNOOC awards Eni China PSC in South China Sea

(6/19/2014) GulfSlope awarded 21 lease blocks in Central US Gulf lease sale

(6/19/2014) Tethys wins 15-year extension to Kazakh Kyzyloi contract

(6/19/2014) VNG Norge buying Chevron Norge stake in Draugen Field

(6/18/2014) Egypt ups pay to gas producers to make terms more attractive

(6/18/2014) Zoltav buys Royal Atlantic & SW Russia assets

(6/18/2014) Oando gets Nigeria okay to acquire ConocoPhillips holdings

(6/17/2014) Australia's Northern Territory withdraws onshore permits

(6/17/2014) ENXP acquiring TreadStone producing acreage in Texas

(6/17/2014) Premier sells stake in Norway's Luno II discovery block to Lundin

(6/17/2014) Detnor & Spike swap stakes in Norway North Sea licenses

(6/16/2014) Beach buys into 3D Oil's offshore Tasmania Otway Basin permit

(6/16/2014) Rosneft, Zarubezhneft & PetroVietnam to explore 2 blocks off Vietnam

(6/16/2014) Medco Energi buying Storm Ventures' Tunisia assets

(6/16/2014) Noble acquiring 50% of BE stake in 17 US Gulf leases

(6/15/2014) Crescent Point buys Polar Star Saskatchewan assets

(6/13/2014) PostRock in JV with Silver Creek for Oklahoma Woodford play

(6/13/2014) Rey gets go-ahead to farm into Key's Western Australia permit

(6/13/2014) Chevron sells stake in Chad fields and pipeline for $1.3 billion

(6/13/2014) Santos & Inpex awarded Western Australia exploration permit

(6/13/2014) Long Run buying Crocotta Energy for $328.5 million

(6/13/2014) EnQuest acquiring ExxonMobil stake in Malaysia's Seligi Field

(6/12/2014) Eni & KazMunayGas make Isatay joint E&P official

(6/12/2014) Octanex wins Malaysia Ophir Field risk service contract

(6/11/2014) Osum buys Shell's Orion oil sands project in Alberta

(6/11/2014) Tellus acquiring stake in onshore Madagascar block from Caravel

(6/10/2014) Petrolia taking stake in Tern wildcat well production license

(6/10/2014) Iona signs Wood Group to support Trent & Tyne acquisition

(6/10/2014) Eni farms into South Africa permit with Sasol

(6/9/2014) AEP in $4.25 billion Utica & Marcellus Shale & Permian Basin buys

(6/9/2014) New World gets work extension on Danish license

(6/9/2014) Niger grants 2 blocks to Savannah Petroleum

(6/9/2014) AziPac farms into Mitra block off South Sulawesi, Indonesia

(6/8/2014) Lukoil signs addendum to Iraq West Qurna-2 contract

(6/8/2014) Southern Energy takes stakes in Guadalupe County, Texas leases

(6/8/2014) Saturn & Vector amend Saskatchewan farm-in to 50/50 interests

(6/8/2014) North sells stake in Norwegian Sea licenses to Lime

(6/6/2014) Logos joins Merrion to explore New Mexico's San Juan Basin

(6/5/2014) Kinetiko forces Badimo Gas out of South Africa's Amersfoort Project

(6/5/2014) Eni links with PDVSA to develop giant Perla Field off Venezuela

(6/5/2014) Salamander selling 40% stake in Thai Gulf concessions

(6/5/2014) ExxonMobil takes 3 US-Mexico boundary blocks in Gulf of Mexico

(6/5/2014) WPX sells interest in Piceance Basin wells to Legacy Reserves

(6/3/2014) Pertamina Hulu Energi takes over operation of Indonesia's Siak Block

(6/3/2014) Paradigm adds leases & wells in Texas' Permian & Eagle Ford

(6/3/2014) Virtus adds E&P acreage in southwestern Utah

(6/3/2014) Sherritt extends Cuba PSC another ten years

(6/2/2014) Marathon sells Norwegian assets to Det Norske

(6/2/2014) Origin paying $800 million for Western Australia Browse stakes

(6/1/2014) DR Congo seeking developers of Lake Kivu gas

(5/30/2014) Roc farming out stake in Sarawak fields to Dialog Resources

(5/30/2014) Total sells stake in Caspian Shah Deniz Field to TPAO

(5/30/2014) Petsec ups stake in Yemen block with Mitsui acquisition

(5/30/2014) Gran Tierra selling Argentina assets to Madalena Energy

(5/29/2014) Somaliland's Odewayne PSC extended for 2 years

(5/29/2014) Australia awards 9 new blocks in from 2013's Round 1 Release

(5/29/2014) Statoil & PTTEP divvy up Kai Kos Dehseh oil sands project

(5/28/2014) CNPC set to invest at least $2 billion in Peru assets

(5/27/2014) TransAtlantic extends Selmo Field license 10 years

(5/27/2014) Spartan buys Lightstream's SE Saskatchewan light oil assets

(5/27/2014) Porto's Mohave sub surrendering Aljubarrota stake in Portugal

(5/26/2014) Sundance sells remaining Denver-Julesburg assets

(5/26/2014) Sundance farms into Texas Eagle Ford acreage

(5/25/2014) Indonesia offering 21 conventional & shale blocks for bid this year

(5/25/2014) Bonanza Creek adds to Colorado Wattenberg Field holding

(5/25/2014) Suroco acquires 50% stake in Colombia's Putumayo-7 Block

(5/23/2014) MEO okay with extending Eni farm-in notice dates

(5/23/2014) Petromanas request to extend Albania license refused

(5/22/2014) Tanzania receives 5 bids for 4 blocks in latest round

(5/22/2014) Otis cancels buy of Mitsui stake in Yemen's Block 7

(5/22/2014) Linn trades Permian Basin properties for Hugoton Basin interests

(5/21/2014) KrisEnergy takes Thailand G10/48 operatorship

(5/21/2014) W&T Energy acquires Woodside's US Gulf deepwater assets

(5/21/2014) Sanchez buying Shell Eagle Ford assets for $639 million

(5/21/2014) ADX granted offshore exploration permit between Italy & Tunisia

(5/21/2014) Noble terminates sale of stake in Leviathan to Woodside

(5/20/2014) Lekoil takes stake in Nigeria's Otakikpo Field from Green Energy

(5/20/2014) Horizon joins Ponta E&P to explore East Texas' Holmes Unit 1

(5/20/2014) Petroamerica farming into Colombia's Llanos block with Pacific Stratus

(5/19/2014) Nido ups stake in Philippines' SC63 with PNOC-EC farm-in

(5/18/2014) Petrobras signs for 41 blocks in ANP Brazilian 12th Round

(5/18/2014) Total in joint study of Sri Lanka offshore region

(5/18/2014) Syria grants SoyuzNefteGaz offshore concession

(5/18/2014) Centrica-Qatar Petroleum JV buying Alberta gas assets from Shell

(5/16/2014) Santos & Inpex win Western Australia offshore exploration permit

(5/16/2014) Panhandle takes a stake in Cheyenne's Texas Eagle Ford acreage

(5/16/2014) Karoon farms out Western Australia block to Apache

(5/16/2014) Energean & MOG to explore Montenegro Adriatic blocks

(5/15/2014) Maxim to acquire stake in Morocco's Beni Znassen Block

(5/15/2014) Exoma awaiting Queensland okay of revised permit programs

(5/15/2014) Dana acquires Danish North Sea license stake

(5/14/2014) Total relinquishing Norwegian Barents Sea license

(5/14/2014) Uganda rescinds Tullow's Ngassa Field license

(5/14/2014) Neon awarded Western Australia Dampier sub-basin block

(5/14/2014) Miller buying Savant Alaska, Badami Unit & adjacent leases

(5/13/2014) Parex acquiring Verano stakes in Colombia Llanos Basin

(5/12/2014) 3D Oil transfers Australia Gippsland Basin stake to HiRex JV

(5/12/2014) Swala offered Zambia's Block 44 from 2013 round

(5/12/2014) Statoil selling stake in Eni-operated Angola block to Sonangol

(5/11/2014) Range relinquishes a Colombia Putumayo Basin block

(5/8/2014) Victory takes a stake in West Texas' Fairway Prospect

(5/8/2014) Qatar Petroleum takes stake in Centrica's Canada gas business

(5/8/2014) Global Energy Development farms out Colombia Bocachico Block

(5/8/2014) Apache selling US Gulf Lucius & Heidelberg interests

(5/7/2014) QEP sells US Williston Basin Fat Cat for $35 million

(5/7/2014) Cimarex buys Oklahoma Cana-Woodford Shale, sells stake to Devon

(5/7/2014) CAMAC granted Ghana's offshore ESWT Block

(5/7/2014) EnerVest & FourPoint add Western Anadarko Basin properties

(5/7/2014) Encana pays $3.1 billion for Freeport-McMoRan Eagle Ford Shale

(5/6/2014) Sterling in 2nd farm-in in Somaliland with Jacka Resources

(5/6/2014) Saka Energi farms into Swift Energy's Texas Eagle Ford assets

(5/6/2014) Statoil completes farm down of Shah Deniz & South Caucasus Pipeline

(5/5/2014) Neon Energy withdraws from offshore Kalimantan Tanjung Aru

(5/5/2014) Transcorp signs PSC for Nigeria's onshore Block OPL281

(5/4/2014) Brazil's ANP against subsalt leases for 2 years, traditional leases for a year

(5/4/2014) Philippines puts 14 new blocks up for bid in 5th Round

(5/2/2014) Otto citing safety withdraws from Philippines Leyte SC51

(5/2/2014) EP Energy adds producing West Texas Wolfcamp properties

(5/2/2014) Falcon farms out Australia Beetaloo Basin acreage

(5/1/2014) Argentina's Neuquen Province auctioning 11 Vaca Muerta blocks

(5/1/2014) SM Energy adds 28,000 acres in Powder River Basin

(4/30/2014) Americas Petrogas wins TYB Blocks exploration period extension

(4/30/2014) Tuscany adds Saskatchewan Sparky acreage

(4/30/2014) OMV farms into Tullow's onshore Madagascar blocks

(4/30/2014) Fastnet farms out part of stake in Morocco license to SK Innovation

(4/30/2014) Tullow sells majority interest in UK North Sea Ketch & Schooner

(4/29/2014) Atlantic farms into Norwegian Sea Ivory license with Rocksource

(4/29/2014) Encana selling East Texas properties for $530 million

(4/29/2014) Spike swaps North Sea stake for Tullow Barents Sea stake

(4/28/2014) Sound farms out Italy's Carita Block to Niche Group

(4/28/2014) Gulfsands granted Morocco's new onshore Moulay Bouchta Block

(4/27/2014) Oleo e Gas receives $44 million offer for 5 Colombia blocks

(4/27/2014) US Energy Dept. puts Teapot Dome Field up for sale

(4/25/2014) Gear paying $85 million for Alberta & Saskatchewan assets

(4/24/2014) Denmark launches 7th Danish North Sea licensing round

(4/24/2014) Cardinal sells California & Ohio assets to California Hydrocarbons

(4/24/2014) Rex acquires rest of Trinidad's South Erin Block interest

(4/24/2014) Nido farmout of Philippine block to Dragon Oil approved

(4/23/2014) Jericho adds EKan-3 acreage to its Miami County, Kansas assets

(4/23/2014) BP selling Alaska North Slope interests in 4 fields to Hilcorp

(4/23/2014) PTTEP buys Hess interests in 2 Thailand fields

(4/22/2014) CNPC out Iran projects after expired ultimatum on delays

(4/22/2014) Magnum Hunter selling Canadian assets for $67.5 million

(4/21/2014) Reliance quits onshore Peru concession

(4/18/2014) Namibia considering return to licensing rounds

(4/18/2014) Athabasca sells Alberta oilsands stake to PetroChina unit

(4/18/2014) West Texas Resources sells stake in Louisiana field to EnTek

(4/17/2014) PetroNeft farming out Tomsk, Russia Licenses 61 & 67

(4/17/2014) Providence offered conversion of Newgrange license to FEL6/14

(4/16/2014) BP returning to Somalia exploration halted 20 years ago

(4/16/2014) Caelus buys PNR Alaska assets for $300 million

(4/16/2014) Ophir farm-in with WHL offshore Seychelles approved

(4/15/2014) Lukoil sells its interest in Kazakhstan projects owner to Sinopec

(4/15/2014) Total lets Poland shale gas license expire

(4/15/2014) Angola putting 10 new Congo & Kwanza Basin blocks up for bid

(4/15/2014) Providence looking to farmout stake in Ireland's Barryroe Field

(4/15/2014) Neon default forces exit from offshore Vietnam blocks

(4/14/2014) Baron sells half ownership of Colombia subsidiary

(4/14/2014) Samson selling stakes in Rennerfeldt wells in North Dakota

(4/14/2014) Petsec participating in Louisiana Jeanerette Field well

(4/14/2014) Frontera farmout of Republic of Georgia's Taribani Field

(4/10/2014) Neon sells California Salinas & San Joaquin assets

(4/10/2014) Tower farming into onshore Lion Petroleum-operated Kenya block

(4/9/2014) AWE granted Western Australia Exmouth sub-basin permit

(4/9/2014) Athlon acquiring Texas northern Midland Basin acreage for $873 million

(4/8/2014) InterOil wins year's license for Peru's Blocks III & IV

(4/8/2014) 30 permits up for bid in Australia's 2014 Offshore Acreage Release

(4/8/2014) Park Place awarded Bulgaria's onshore Vranino Block

(4/8/2014) Zeta buying Stikito & its 4 Volga Urals Basin licenses in Russia

(4/7/2014) Kea farms out stake in New Zealand onshore project to MEO

(4/6/2014) PTTEP farms into 4 BG-operated blocks offshore Brazil

(4/6/2014) Lithuania looking to license Silute-Taurage Field shale project

(4/3/2014) Norway opens for bids in APA 2014 license round

(4/3/2014) Murphy & OMV take major stake in 2 Namibia concessions

(4/3/2014) Green Dragon signs PSC deal with China's CUCBM

(4/3/2014) Blackbird adds more Montney acreage in Alberta

(4/3/2014) Total granted 3 shale oil blocks in Russia's Khanty-Manssiisk

(4/3/2014) Statoil farms down Angola offshore block to WRG JV

(4/2/2014) Crude Energy takes 50% stake in Texas Permian Basin acreage

(4/2/2014) New Zealand reveals 2014 block offers for bids

(4/2/2014) Croatia launches Adriatic offshore licensing round

(4/1/2014) Roc farms into Petronas Carigali fields offshore Sarawak

(4/1/2014) Afganistan qualifies 5 companies to bid for Totimaidan Block

(4/1/2014) Trinidad makes onshore round winners official

(3/31/2014) Niko sells its interest in Trinidad's Block 5(c) to BG

(3/31/2014) Roc sells its stake in Victoria, Australia Bass Strait fields

(3/31/2014) Encana selling Wyoming's Jonah Field properties for $1.8 billion

(3/31/2014) Apache selling Western Canada assets for $374 million

(3/31/2014) Statoil adds Vale's stake in Brazil's Espirito Santo discovery

(3/31/2014) Petsec acquires AWE stake in Yemen's Al Barqa Block

(3/31/2014) Empire exiting South Australia's EP437 permit

(3/30/2014) Brazil's ANP okays GeoPark replacing Panoro in Block BCAM-40

(3/27/2014) Dejour acquires gas assets in northeast British Columbia

(3/27/2014) TransAtlantic farming into San Leon's Polish assets

(3/26/2014) North Energy buying stake in Tullow's Norwegian Sea licenses

(3/26/2014) First Titan in JV for leases in 9 Texas counties

(3/26/2014) Exploration period extended on Ghana's Offshore Accra Block

(3/26/2014) Myanmar awards 20 offshore blocks to international operators

(3/26/2014) Lucas farms out operating stake in Texas Eagle Ford lease

(3/26/2014) Statoil & ConocoPhillips win deepwater Myanmar block

(3/25/2014) Strata-X doubles acreage in southeastern Illinois Basin

(3/25/2014) Quattro acquires Milo-Clarke Lake, BC producing properties

(3/24/2014) Frontier farming out takes in Namibia & Zambia blocks

(3/23/2014) Ghana's expanded Tano Block goes to CAMAC & GNPC

(3/21/2014) Oil Basins granted Western Australia's Derby Block

(3/20/2014) Real Energy takes over operation of 2 Queensland permits

(3/20/2014) Red Rio awarded NE Western Sahara concession

(3/20/2014) Petrovietnam picks KrisEnergy to operate offshore block

(3/20/2014) Altona sub assumes full stake in Arckaringa Project

(3/20/2014) Comoros awards 6 offshore blocks to 2 JVs

(3/20/2014) Gazprom seeking to develop Crimea oil & gas fields

(3/19/2014) $872 million in high bids in US Gulf lease sales

(3/19/2014) OMV acquires 4 Hess licenses in UK West of Shetland

(3/19/2014) Philippines extends SC44 for 1 year to allow testing

(3/19/2014) E.On E&P farms into Eni license in Norwegian Barents Sea

(3/18/2014) Palestine launches West Bank licensing round

(3/18/2014) WestSide relinquishing Queensland Galilee Basin permits

(3/18/2014) Leni partnering with Pansoinco in northern Spain assets

(3/18/2014) Chariot granted Mohammedia license offshore Morocco

(3/18/2014) FormCap buys Crawley County, Kansas acreage from partners

(3/17/2014) Rose farming into Utah Uinta & Paradox Basin leases

(3/17/2014) Imperial selling Western Canada assets to Whitecap Resources

(3/14/2014) Northcote farms out Oklahoma Zink Ranch Project to North American

(3/13/2014) Savoy selling Michigan Trenton-Black River properties

(3/13/2014) Bass Strait Oil relinquishes Australia Bass Strait permit

(3/12/2014) Bangladesh awards shallow water block to Santos & KrisEnergy

(3/12/2014) Petromanas targeting completion of 2 wells onshore Albania

(3/12/2014) Tullow declares force majeure on offshore Guinea project

(3/12/2014) Liberty closes buy of North Dakota Williston Basin assets

(3/12/2014) ZaZa farmout to further develop East Texas Eagle Ford assets

(3/11/2014) Lebanon likely to auction only 1 offshore block

(3/11/2014) Triangle relinquishing applications for 6 Moroccan blocks

(3/10/2014) Greece's Katakolon Block going to Energean-led JV

(3/10/2014) Global farming out Colombia Bolivar Block to Everest

(3/10/2014) Palestine invites China to explore West Bank & Gaza

(3/10/2014) Swala farms out half its stake in Kenya's Block 12B

(3/7/2014) Petrel awarded Irish frontier licenses in Porcupine Basin

(3/6/2014) Cowan farms out Namibia blocks to Murphy & OMV

(3/6/2014) Petroamerica farming out stake in Colombia El Porton Block

(3/6/2014) New Western acquires Moab's Oklahoma gas leases

(3/5/2014) IOG acquiring UK North Sea Block 48/22a from Swift

(3/5/2014) ExxonMobil puts Ukraine activities off Crimea on hold

(3/5/2014) Southwestern acquiring Colorado Niobrara acreage

(3/5/2014) Rawson buys Beach's South Australia Killanoola permit

(3/4/2014) Petrel wins 2 Irish Porcupine Basin frontier exploration licenses

(3/4/2014) Ophir farms into WHL's Seychelles blocks

(3/4/2014) Africa Oil farms out Ethiopia stakes to Marathon & New Age

(3/3/2014) Carnarvon sells half its interests in Thailand to Loyz Energy

(3/2/2014) Total reported near sale of Shah Deniz stake to Botas

(3/2/2014) Maldives preparing to license offshore exploration

(3/2/2014) Devon acquires Texas Eagle Ford assets from GeoSouthern

(2/28/2014) PPL & OMV granted 2 exploration licenses in Pakistan

(2/28/2014) PetroNova farms out Colombia's Tinigua Block to Pacific Rubiales

(2/27/2014) KrisEnergy granted operating interests in Indonesia's Sakti Block

(2/27/2014) Petronas selling stakes in 5 Vietnam offshore fields

(2/27/2014) Oil Search acquires stake in PNG's Elk-Antelope block

(2/26/2014) Warrego farms out stakes in Western Australia Erregulla Field

(2/25/2014) Oil Basins offered Western Australia Derby Block

(2/25/2014) Central Petroleum awarded Northern Territory production license

(2/24/2014) Europa renews Tarbes Val d'Adour permit in France

(2/24/2014) Jordan's NPC granted As Safawi exploration rights

(2/24/2014) Kurd Iraq government takes stake in Genel's Miran Block

(2/24/2014) Marquee acquiring Alberta producing assets from Paramount

(2/24/2014) Origin farms into Senex South Australia Cooper Basin assets

(2/23/2014) Super Nova farming into SW Texas McAfee Project

(2/23/2014) BP anticipating lift of ban on US contracts

(2/21/2014) Noble selling stake in China Bohai Bay producing field

(2/21/2014) GazpromNeft acquiring Russia's Nizhnepaninsky & Muromsky 2

(2/20/2014) MOL sells BaiTex stake & Russian interests to TPAO

(2/20/2014) Oil Basins ups stake in Victoria Australia offshore permit

(2/20/2014) Cap Energy sub adds stake in Djiffere Block off Senegal

(2/20/2014) Breitling assumes Permian Basin farm-in with Clayton Williams

(2/19/2014) Gasol stake in Cote d'Ivoire's Block CI-27 pre-empted

(2/19/2014) Diamondback adding more Texas Midland Basin acreage

(2/19/2014) Devon selling Canadian conventional assets for $2.8 billion

(2/18/2014) Providence's Barryroe license SEL1/11 off Ireland expanded

(2/18/2014) TransAtlantic farming out SE Turkey Idil Block stake to OPC

(2/18/2014) Breitling acquires royalty interest in 53 wells in SW Texas

(2/18/2014) Dana Gas awarded block in Egypt's eastern Nile Delta

(2/18/2014) Magellan selling Palm Valley & Dingo Field to Central

(2/18/2014) Anadarko sells stake in Bohai Bay subsidiary & assets

(2/17/2014) ONGC Videsh awarded 2 Bangladesh Bay of Bengal block

(2/17/2014) Signet sells stake in 2 Namibia blocks to Royal Dutch Shell

(2/16/2014) NuEnergy farming out stake in Rengat Block in Sumatra

(2/16/2014) Norway offering 54 Barents Sea, 7 Norwegian Sea blocks

(2/16/2014) Interior Dept set to offer Central & Eastern US Gulf blocks

(2/16/2014) Petroceltic, Dana & Edison awarded Egyptian concessions

(2/16/2014) Partnership formed to further explore Quebec's Anticosti Island

(2/14/2014) Centrica relinquishing Peik Field on UK-Norway boundary

(2/14/2014) ARP acquiring GeoMet's West Virginia & Virginia assets

(2/14/2014) Russia's Polar Light Project for sale

(2/13/2014) Santos acquiring New Guinea Energy sub's stake in PNG

(2/13/2014) Oxy sells 1.4 million acre Hugoton Field assets for $1.4 billion

(2/13/2014) Impact acquires Black Star & its Guinea Bissau & Namibia assets

(2/13/2014) Sonatrach take majority stake in Algeria's Isarene PSC

(2/12/2014) Apache sells all operations in Argentina to YPF

(2/12/2014) 1st offshore Morocco Foum Assaka extension period granted

(2/12/2014) Brownstone passing Colombia Llanos stake to Santa Maria

(2/12/2014) MDU adds Wyoming Powder River Basin assets

(2/12/2014) Mazarine takes 90% operating stake in Tunisia's Zaafrane Block

(2/10/2014) Uganda forces Tullow-CNOOC-Total JV to domestic use of output

(2/10/2014) ERHC completes farmout to Cepsa of Kenya onshore block

(2/9/2014) Gujarat withdraws approval for NELP-X blocks in state

(2/9/2014) Improved E&P contracts set for post-sanctions Iran

(2/9/2014) Total renews Anzarane license offshore Western Sahara

(2/7/2014) UK DECC to extend Skipper & Blythe licenses

(2/7/2014) NSLP makes 2nd Oklahoma Southern Dome Field buy

(2/7/2014) ONGC Videsh offered stakes in 10 Russian Barents & Black Seas blocks

(2/7/2014) Woodside signs MoU for stake in Eastern Mediterranean Leviathan Field

(2/6/2014) Sao Tome & Pricipe picks 3 to bid for 2 offshore blocks

(2/6/2014) Infinity & Glori buy East Texas assets for $40 million

(2/6/2014) Pemex signs 1st foreign E&P partnership with Lukoil

(2/6/2014) Fastnet wins extension to Mizzen & Molly Malone licenses

(2/5/2014) Solo acquiring stake in UK Weald Basin Horse Hill Wood Prospect

(2/5/2014) North Sea Energy exiting UK Jacky Field license

(2/4/2014) FAR farms out stake in Kenya Block L6 to Milio E&P

(2/4/2014) PetraGas wins onshore Tasmania exploration license

(2/4/2014) Total sells stake in Angola's deepwater Block 15/06 to Sonangol E&P

(2/3/2014) Vanguard pays $549.1 million for Wyoming Pinedale-Jonah stake

(2/3/2014) YPF buys out Petrobras Argentina in Puesto Hernandez Block

(2/3/2014) Range bid wins Trinidad's onshore St Mary's Block

(2/3/2014) XTO unit adds Texas Permian Basin from Endeavor Energy

(2/3/2014) AEU acquiring Utica Shale acreage from Hess, ExxonMobil & Paloma

(2/3/2014) Aminex to move Tanzania Ruvuma commitments to 2nd extension

(2/3/2014) Touchstone's Primera awarded Trinidad's Ortoire Block

(2/2/2014) Oando closer to closing Nigeria assets buy from ConocoPhillips

(2/2/2014) Octagon 88 farms into Alberta Red Earth Project

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