Freemont Petroleum Corpration today confirmed an oil find its western flank of the Florence field in Freemont County, Colorado.
Premier Oil this morning said it had made a "world class" oil discovery.
The Norwegian Petroleum Directorate today confirmed Statoil's wildcat has made a North Sea oil discovery.
Statoil has made a "minor" North Sea oil discovery.
A discovery in waters off the coast of Guyana is estimated to hold natural gas riches which could be up to 12 times more valuable than the country’s economy. The Liza-1 well is estimated to have more than 700 million barrels of oil and could begin producing crude by the end of the decade.
An Australian energy company has announced the discovery of oil in a well in the south of the country.
Premier Oil has announced a “potentially significant” oil discovery at the Luno II well in the Norwegian North Sea.
Faroe Petroleum said today drilling had started at its Darwin exploration well in the Norwegian Barents Sea.
They are a small outfit but Serica Energy is quietly making strides.
Brazil's Petrobras has made an oil discovery in the pre-salt area of the country's offshore Santos Basin with its Florim exploration well.
Wintershall has made an oil discovery on exploration licence F17a in the Dutch sector of the North Sea about 120km north of Den Helder in some 44m water depth.
Premier Oil said today it would plug and abandon a possible extension to the Spaniards oil discovery after disappointing results.
Bridge Energy has announced an oil discovery in the Norwegian North Sea.
Premier Oil has started drilling on the central North Sea Spaniards East prospect, it was announced today.
Irish oil explorer Providence Resources is selling its UK onshore assets in a £41million deal to concentrate on offshore exploration.
Gulf Keystone has submitted a declaration of commercial discovery and intends to submit a development plan within six months to the Kurdish authorities in what is currently northern Iran.
Irish explorer Providence Resources said yesterday that results from its Barryroe oil discovery "vindicated" its belief there was high-value commercial oil off southern Ireland.
Premier Oil said today it had made another "encouraging" oil discovery on its central North Sea Catcher block.
The boss of Irish oil and gas explorer Providence Resources has hailed the start of a new era offshore Ireland.
DESPITE global economic turmoil, especially in Europe, Brazil's petroleum industry is on a roll and set to remain a net oil exporter this year by volume, according to Jose Sergio Gabrielli, CEO of semi state-owned Petrobras.
Scandinavian oil giant Statoil has said its Aldous Major South appraisal well in the Norwegian North Sea has found oil.
ANADARKO has apparently made an oil discovery offshore Mozambique with an exploration well drilled into the Ironclad Prospect, which is located on the same block as the recent Windjammer gas discovery. It was in February that the US independent made a gas discovery with its Windjammer probe. Early estimates place reserves in the 4-10trillion cu ft range.
A third significant UK North Sea oil discovery in as many months will be announced this week, according to a report yesterday.
Sterling Resources has taken over operatorship of the Sheryl oil discovery in the central North Sea from Oilexco North Sea (ONS), which went into administration in early January.
OIL and gas operators Tullow Oil and Heritage Oil have reported a "significant" new oil discovery at an exploration well in Uganda, which they said was potentially the largest in the Butiaba area to date.