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Rockhopper Exploration (LON:RKH) oil discovery in the Falklands Islands is of “good” quality said on Friday a release from the company. The announcement had a positive impact on shares of all Falklands’ oil explorers.
Argentine based GeoPark Holdings (LON:GPK) has reported the successful testing of two new wells on the Fell Block in southern Chile.
In a press release from Rockhopper Exploration (LON:RKH), the company says the North Falkland Basin oil and gas exploration company, is pleased to announce that well 14/10-2 on the Sea Lion prospect has reached a depth of 2,744 metres.
China National Offshore Oil Corporation, CNOOC (NYSE:CEO) Ltd said on Wednesday it had closed a 3.1 billion US dollars deal with Argentina’s Bridas Energy Holdings (BEH) to buy a 50% stake in Bridas Corporation, a wholly owned subsidiary of BEH.
Petrobras Energía (NYSE:PZE), Brazil’s government managed oil and gas corporation announced it will sell part of its assets in Argentina to Oil Combustibles SA for 110 million US dollars, including a refinery, gasoline stations and inventories.
France's government demanded “fair and prompt” compensation from Bolivia for the nationalization of a power plant half-owned by French utility GDF Suez (EPA:GSZ).
Repsol YPF S.A. (BMAD:REP), Spain’s biggest oil company, is considering the sale of about 40% of its Brazil assets in an initial public offering as early as this year, company executives said Thursday on a conference call.
Authorities at the Falkland Islands Mount Pleasant military base (MPC) have confirmed their interest in developing a wind farm that could bring the Falkland Islands Government (FIG) considerable benefits.
Paraguay’s president Fernando Lugo said he is looking forward to the coming meeting next May 3 with his Brazilian counterpart Lula da Silva because he would be coming back with “good news” referred to the shared power from Itaipu, the world’s second largest hydroelectric dam belonging to both countries.
The United States Navy celebrated Earth Day April 22 by showcasing a flight test of the “Green Hornet,” an F/A-18 Super Hornet multi-role fighter jet powered by a 50/50 blend of conventional jet fuel and camelina aviation bio-fuel.