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Drilling in Weeks to Unlock World-Class Shale Play: Months of Catalysts Ahead

Drilling in Weeks to Unlock World-Class Shale Play: Months of Catalysts Ahead

Drilling is now imminent on a billion barrel plus shale prize on the North Slope of Alaska. The rig contract has been executed – and spud date is now just a few weeks away for 88E Energy (AIM:88E; ASX:88E).

Oil Discovery in Canning Basin: REY to Drill Multiple Wells in Coming Weeks

Oil Discovery in Canning Basin: REY to Drill Multiple Wells in Coming Weeks

It’s time for Rey Resources (ASX:REY) to hit the spotlight, as this little oil explorer shares 25% of the next two wells.

Days Away Now: Offshore Drilling to Start by OEL

Days Away Now: Offshore Drilling to Start by OEL

On Friday, July 31st – that’s 3 days from now – the advanced deepwater drill ship Maersk Venturer will set sail for Otto Energy’s (ASX:OEL) SC55 Block offshore the Philippines – and one to two days after it arrives, it will spud the Hawkeye-1 well.

RLE Discover Cooper Basin Gas: Primed to Address East Coast Shortfall

RLE Discover Cooper Basin Gas: Primed to Address East Coast Shortfall

RLE is targeting big resources in the short term – its goal is to prove up 3P (Proven, Probable and Possible) reserves in two main gas formations – the Toolachee and the Patchawarra, big layers that dominate the Cooper.

Oil Explorer AVD Boosts Near Term Production Potential

Oil Explorer AVD Boosts Near Term Production Potential

The current, temporary low price of oil represents a good opportunity to pick up oil explorers at a heavily discounted rate…

Oil Explorer Accelerates Alaskan Play as Repsol Reports Discovery Nearby

Oil Explorer Accelerates Alaskan Play as Repsol Reports Discovery Nearby

88 Energy (AIM:88E; ASX:88E) is surfing a tsunami of news right now. Most importantly, a few miles down the road, $23BN USD oil major Repsol has just struck oil… … A 750 million barrel discovery, by our rough estimates (read on for the full calculation).

3 Billion Barrel Well Now Spudded: PVD Weeks Away From First Target

3 Billion Barrel Well Now Spudded: PVD Weeks Away From First Target

After three years of planning, this is the event we have been waiting for… Pura Vida Energy NL (ASX:PVD) is now drilling its maiden, fully funded oil well offshore Morocco.

Weeks Away From Free Carried Offshore Drilling: ASX Company’s Potential Play Opener

Weeks Away From Free Carried Offshore Drilling: ASX Company’s Potential Play Opener

This ASX listed company is now just weeks away from its free carried well offshore Philippines. The drill contract has been executed – and we have just made a long term investment.

BHP, Woodside: Now This Tiny $3M ASX Oil Explorer

BHP, Woodside: Now This Tiny $3M ASX Oil Explorer

Frontier, play opening, region defining exploration. This is the kind of oil exploration which can see large returns upon discoveries, especially if invested in at an early stage.

1.4 Billion Barrel Drilling Event: PVD Spudding in Weeks

1.4 Billion Barrel Drilling Event: PVD Spudding in Weeks

It’s been three years in the making… Pura Vida Energy (ASX:PVD) is about to drill the most significant oil well of any ASX listed company this year by a large margin – and it’s happening in the coming weeks.

Drilling Fast Tracked on 8 Billion Barrel Potential as Nearby Results Due in Weeks

Drilling Fast Tracked on 8 Billion Barrel Potential as Nearby Results Due in Weeks

88 Energy Limited (ASX:88E / AIM:88E) has just moved into the Alaskan fast lane… The company could be drilling for oil at its recently acquired 8 billion barrel potential (gross mean unrisked) Project Icewine in Alaska as early as this year.

Multiple Drilling Events in 2015 for REY: One on the Same Oil Trend as Recent Discovery

Multiple Drilling Events in 2015 for REY: One on the Same Oil Trend as Recent Discovery

2014 was a big one for Rey Resources (ASX:REY) – it explored for oil and gas far and wide, identified an oil prospect in the Canning Basin, and spudded a well in the Perth Basin that hit good oil shows.

8 Billion Barrel Resource Potential Confirmed

8 Billion Barrel Resource Potential Confirmed

Eight is a very lucky number in China – and Tangiers Petroleum (ASX:TPT, AIM:TPET) is starting to come up with 8s all over the place.

Weeks Away From 5 Chances at Multi-Million Barrel Discoveries?

Weeks Away From 5 Chances at Multi-Million Barrel Discoveries?

Four, potentially 5 stacked targets. Over 3 billion barrels of oil (best case, gross prospective, unrisked). One well, and just a few weeks now til spudding.

Neighbour to Drill in Weeks: TANGIERS’ New Alaskan Play

Neighbour to Drill in Weeks: TANGIERS’ New Alaskan Play

Tangiers Petroleum Limited (ASX:TPT, AIM:TPET) has hit the reset button and secured a new oil play in the heart America’s most prolific oil producing region – Alaska’s North Slope.

Takeover Trigger? RLE Hits Gas in its 2nd Cooper Basin Well

Takeover Trigger? RLE Hits Gas in its 2nd Cooper Basin Well

Cooper Basin explorer Real Energy (ASX:RLE) just struck major gas zones in its most recent appraisal well. That’s now two successful wells from two attempts.

Drilling in East Africa – Kenya Drill Target Selected For SWE

Drilling in East Africa – Kenya Drill Target Selected For SWE

Swala Energy (ASX:SWE) has just selected a drilling target for their Kenyan Block 12B, to be drilled in 2015. SWE’s JV partner, oil major Tullow, have determined a mean recoverable gross oil volume of 44 mmbbls for this prospect, the Ahero “A” prospect.

Success for RLE on First Exploration Well – Follow up Drilling Coming Soon

Success for RLE on First Exploration Well – Follow up Drilling Coming Soon

Real Energy’s (ASX:RLE) maiden exploration well in Queensland’s Cooper Basin has just hit a major gas zone – recording strong readings in both of the basin centred gas formations it’s targeting.

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