FX Energy To Test 70-Meter Gas Interval At Polish Well

Logs and cores both show very good porosity.

April 15, 2014


BNK Petroleum Successfully Drills Polish Horizontal Well

The Gapowo B-1 well is believed to be the longest horizontally drilled well in Poland.

February 25, 2014


Europe Nears First Commercial Shale Gas Production In Poland

The European Union’s biggest eastern economy, the region’s largest holder of shale gas, has sought to revive exploration after foreign investors including Marathon Oil Corp. and Talisman Energy Inc. withdrew amid regulatory constraints and plans to increase taxation in Poland.

January 23, 2014


Poland’s Top Fracer Predicts First Commercial Gas Flows In 2014 As Eni Pulls Out

About 30 reservoirs will be drilled, up from 14 in 2013, thanks to improved techniques and regulations, Dennis McKee, founder and CEO of United Oilfield Services Sp. z o.o., said in an interview in Warsaw.

January 15, 2014


FX Energy To Complete Szymanowice-1 Well For Production

The Szymanowice-1 well will be completed and tested at the end of the first quarter and is scheduled to begin commercial production early in 2015.

January 2, 2014

Unconventional , Acquisitions & Divestitures

Esrey Energy To Acquire Additional Interest In Poland's Baltic Basin

The company and BNK Petroleum Inc. have agreed to acquire the interests of the other two Saponis shareholders on a pro-rata basis.

December 26, 2013


Poland May Drop State-Run Shale Gas Exploration Fund Plan

The planned fund would become a shareholder in domestic shale gas licenses to be sold under new regulations.

December 19, 2013

Emerging Plays , Unconventional

BNK Updates Caney, Polish Shale Ops

The company's fifth Caney well, the Barnes 7-2H, was successfully fracture stimulated in 85% of the lateral and, while early in the flowback phase, has averaged approximately 520 barrels a day of oil and 230 barrels of oil equivalent per day (BOEPD) of natural gas and natural gas liquids (NGLs) over the last four days.

December 9, 2013

Unconventional , Policy & Regulations

Poland May Alter Shale Gas Draft After Consulting Investors

The ministry’s proposals last year for a state-run fund to participate in exploration ventures raised objections among investors searching for the fuel as well as other cabinet members.

December 5, 2013


Europe Needs More Environmental Study On Shale Gas

Concerns about the environment are among the key reasons holding back the development of the shale gas industry in Europe, where some countries have moratoriums on drilling.

November 13, 2013