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  • CGG, PCJ Announce Discovery of Live Oil Seeps in Jamaica

    CGG GeoConsulting and the Petroleum Corporation of Jamaica announce the discovery of 2 independent live oil seeps from different parts of the island.
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  • Chevron Restarts Drilling In Kurdistan Region Of Iraq

    Chevron resumes drilling operations in the Kurdistan region of Iraq (KRI).
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  • Aker BP Makes North Sea Find

    Aker BP makes a discovery in Frosk exploration well 24/9-12, which is located near Alvheim in the North Sea.
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  • US Sets Largest Offshore Oil, Gas Lease Auction For March

    The Trump administration says it will offer the largest oil and gas offshore auction in US history on March 21.
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  • Egypt Says Signs Seismic Survey Deal With Schlumberger

    Egypt has signed a deal with Schlumberger to conduct a seismic survey in the Gulf of Suez.
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  • TAG Oil Encounters Potential Oil Pay in New Zealand Well

    The Pukatea-1 exploration well encounters a potential oil pay.
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  • Lebanon To Begin Offshore Energy Search In Block Disputed By Israel

    Lebanon signs its first offshore oil and gas exploration and production agreements for two blocks, including a block disputed by neighbouring Israel.
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  • New Eni Discovery 'Confirms' Extension of Zohr Like Play in Cyprus EEZ

    Eni has made a 'promising' gas discovery offshore Cyprus, which it says confirms the extension of a 'Zohr like' play in the country's exclusive economic zone.
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  • Chevron Mulling Participation in Brazil's March Oil Auction

    Chevron Corp is considering taking part in an oil auction in Brazil as part of a consortium of companies.
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  • Promised Land for Gas Drillers Turns Into Glutted Beach

    Natural gas producers who last week were basking in the strongest price environment in almost a quarter century are getting crushed.
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  • Total To Sell 25% Stake In S. African Block To Qatar Petroleum

    Qatar Petroleum signs an agreement with Total to acquire a 25% stake.
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