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Central Petroleum’s CEO Richard Cottee brings off a coup with a pipeline deal from Australia’s Northern Territory to east coast gas markets
Drilling for gas in Central Australia

Central Petroleum’s CEO Richard Cottee brings off a coup with a pipeline deal from Australia’s Northern Territory to east coast gas markets

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By Stewart Dalby Central Petroleum has amassed what it says is the largest package of proven and prospective oil and gas acreage across central Australia at a critical time for Australia’s energy supply. We last wrote about Central in July (2014) when we said that two years on from the bruising boardroom struggles that marked…

Stratex International Gears Up For An Eventful 2015, As First Production Looms
Bob Foster

Stratex International Gears Up For An Eventful 2015, As First Production Looms

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By Alastair Ford “Construction at Altintepe, all being well, will complete by the end of this quarter”, says Stratex International’s Bob Foster. All eyes are on this, the company’s leading Turkish asset, because when it does finally come into production it will deliver Stratex its maiden operational cashflow, albeit that it will be delivered through…

Rathdowney Resources Bucks The Bear Market With Security Of Funding, A Secure Jurisdiction, And A Commodity That’s In Favour

Rathdowney Resources Bucks The Bear Market With Security Of Funding, A Secure Jurisdiction, And A Commodity That’s In Favour

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By Alastair Ford “People are definitely interested”, says Dave Copeland of Rathdowney Resources. “Zinc is going to be in deficit. You look at the number of closures that are happening. And you look at who is developing large projects – nobody. The only significant project at all is Teck’s expansion of Red Dog in Alaska.”…

Kurdistan’s sales agreement with Baghdad bodes well for Genel Energy in 2015
Oil pipeline from Kurdistan through Turkey to Ceyhan

Kurdistan’s sales agreement with Baghdad bodes well for Genel Energy in 2015

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By Stewart Dalby This year could mark a turning ­­­­­­­point in the fortunes of the Kurdistan oil industry in general and Genel Energy in particular. The share price of the £1.65billion London-listed mid- cap group which often operates more like a major, was in the doldrums for the second half of last year and the…

That Was The Week That Was … In Australia
The ASX

That Was The Week That Was … In Australia

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Minews. Good morning Australia, it seems to have been another good week for your market with gold again leading the way. Oz. It wasn’t a bad week, but much of what happened down this way was a direct result of events in Europe, especially the after-shocks of the Swiss going deeper into negative interest rate…

Singapore’s KrisEnergy gets the nod for Lengo gas development
Developing gas fields in Indonesia

Singapore’s KrisEnergy gets the nod for Lengo gas development

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By Amy McLellan KrisEnergy was established in 2009 by the former team behind Pearl Energy, the Asia-focused E&P that listed on the Singapore Stock Exchange with a market cap of US$240 million in 2005, was acquired by Aabar Petroleum for US$500 million one year later before being bought by Abu Dhabi’s Mubadala Petroleum for US$833…

Oil prices remain weak as over-supply situation worsens
Eithne Treanor

Oil prices remain weak as over-supply situation worsens

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By Eithne Treanor The over-supply on the oil market just got worse this week when the Energy Information Administration said that American supplies were at a higher level than seen in the past 80 years. In early trading on Friday, Brent crude was priced below US$49 with WTI close to US$47 a barrel. The oil…

Faroe Petroleum targets Pil and Bue look-alikes with new acreage awards in Norway
Drilling offshore Norway

Faroe Petroleum targets Pil and Bue look-alikes with new acreage awards in Norway

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By Amy McLellan AIM-quoted Faroe Petroleum has extended its already substantial portfolio in Norway, picking up five new exploration licences under the 2014 APA awards. Importantly, this includes three new licences that are not only near the company’s Pil & Bue discoveries, which were among Europe’s exploration highlights last year with a resource range of…

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