Monday, December 5, 2022

Discoveries

TotalEnergies, Eni announce significant gas discovery off Cyprus

TotalEnergies and Eni (operator) have made a significant gas discovery at the Cronos-1 well, in Block 6, offshore Cyprus. This discovery follows the Calypso-1 discovery made on the same Block in 2018. Located at approximately 160 km southwest of the Cyprus...

Petrobras finds gas at Uchuva well, offshore Colombia

A discovery of accumulated natural gas was made by Brazil’s state-owned Petrobras, 32 kilometers off the coast of Colombia in the Uchuva-1 well. The company announced Friday that the well was drilled at a water depth of approximately 830 meters,...

Guyana soaring up the oil and gas scale with 33 finds in seven years – Vickram Bharrat

ExxonMobil now has a total of 33 oil and gas discoveries in Guyana’s massive Stabroek Block with the latest made at the Seabob and Kiru-Kiru wells, according to the government of Guyana. This, according to Guyana’s Minister of Natural...

Exxon makes two more Guyana discoveries in incredible 2022 drill campaign

Stabroek Block operator ExxonMobil and its partners have made a double discovery – now a total of seven discoveries for the year 2022. The discoveries were made at the Seabob and Kiru-Kiru wells, southeast of the Liza and Payara developments. The...

Despite multiple discoveries, no timeline yet for first oil in Suriname

Suriname’s Block 58 has churned out five discoveries in total, but operator TotalEnergies E&P Suriname B.V. is yet to make a Final Investment Decision (FID). Government officials expressed hope during the recently held Suriname Energy, Oil and Gas Conference (SEOGS) that this...

Petrobras wildcat strikes oil in Brazil’s pre-salt

Petrobras said it found oil at the pioneer well 1-BRSA-1383A-RJS (Alto de Cabo Frio Central Noroeste) in the pre-salt of the southern part of the Campos Basin. The well is 230 kilometers (km) from the city of Rio de Janeiro-RJ, in...

APA shares fall 4% after encountering water-bearing reservoirs offshore Suriname

APA corporation, an affiliate of Apache Corporation, said it encountered water-bearing reservoirs at Rasper well in the northwestern area of Suriname’s Block 53. “The well encountered water bearing reservoirs in the Campanian and Santonian intervals, evaluation of the open hole well...

Exxon is 5 for 5 offshore Guyana with success rate now exceeding 90%

ExxonMobil has entered the new year with huge success off the coast of Guyana, delivering five discoveries from five attempts at hitting commercial crude in the block that keeps on giving. The company also increased its recoverable resource estimate...

Oil Minister says “thriving future for generations ahead” as Exxon announces three new discoveries

With three new discoveries announced by oil major ExxonMobil in Guyana’s prolific Stabroek Block, Minister of Natural Resources Vickram Bharrat sees a thriving future for generations ahead. Subsequently, after Exxon’s announcement, Bharrat shared that the new discoveries add to “Guyana’s growing legacy”...

Exxon triple discoveries catapult Guyana resource base to almost 11 billion barrels

ExxonMobil has made three new discoveries offshore Guyana and increased its estimate of the recoverable resource for the Stabroek Block to nearly 11 billion oil-equivalent barrels. The three discoveries are southeast of the Liza and Payara developments and bring to...

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Guyana’s oil fund almost at US$1.4 billion at November’s end

Guyana’s Natural Resource Fund (NRF), held at the New York Federal Reserve Bank, soared to US$1,391,406,433 at the end...