The Ministry of Energy awards exploration rights in Block 44 in Zambia to Swala Energy.
Oilex completes chemical intervention work at Cambay-77H well in Cambay Production Sharing Contract in Cambay Basin, Gujarat, India.
Neptune Marine Services lands two subcontracts from McDermott Australia for the Ichthys liquefied natural gas project offshore Western Australia.
Singapore-based Marine Contracting bags an engineering, procurement, construction and installation contract for the Cantarell field in the Gulf of Mexico.
Mermaid Maritime secures two saturation diving services contracts, valued up to $45 million, for work in the Middle East.
Shell and Total must accept Petrobras as a partner in their Gato do Mato offshore oil prospect under new Brazilian law, the country's top oil regulator says, a move that could strip Shell of operational control of the resource.
AWE estimates that the Senecio and Waitsia fields in permits L1/L2 in north Perth Basin, Western Australia hold 2C contingent resources of 360 billion cubic feet.
Continental Resources promotes Jack Stark to president, less than a week after Rick Bott quit the position.
Crude oil futures fall after a government report shows crude stocks rose sharply in the United States last week.
Brazil does not intend to schedule regular oil exploration and production rights auctions, the top petroleum official at the country's energy ministry says.