Discoveries

Guyana delivered 800 million boe in 2023 compared to 3.4 billion last year

Twenty-twenty two was hailed as the most successful year for exploration in Guyana's history, marked by a total of nine discoveries in the Stabroek Block and a significant find in the Corentyne Block. This year, the pace has slowed,...

Guyana is now a major competitive, policy-friendly player in global deepwater arena

A massive infrastructure transformation and construction boom in South America’s lone English-speaking country are the most visible signs of the nation’s newfound wealth which is being delivered by huge oil fields under development offshore. And the latest World Economic...

Equinor finds more gas in North Sea, plans to tap this year

Equinor has announced a commercially viable gas discovery by the Gina Krog field in the North Sea, with plans to commence production as early as the fourth quarter of 2023. The discovery, although considered small, is significant due to...

Petronas, Exxon hit oil jackpot with second discovery at Block 52 offshore Suriname

Petronas Suriname has announced a major oil discovery at the Roystonea-1 exploration well in block 52.  The successful drilling, carried out in an offshore location about 185 kilometers from the coast and at a water depth of 904 meters, has...

Lancetfish delivers more oil, new interval in play

The Lancetfish reservoir in Guyana’s Stabroek block has delivered more oil, Hess Corporation announced on Wednesday in its earnings statement.  Hess said the Lancetfish-2 appraisal well encountered approximately 125 feet of net oil pay in appraisal reservoirs and approximately 65...

Trinity Exploration hits “virgin oil” in super-mature basin in TT 

UK-based energy company Trinity Exploration & Production has made a groundbreaking discovery of what it refers to as "virgin oil" in an exceptionally mature basin onshore Trinidad and Tobago.  Trinity Exploration & Production announced on August 7 that it had...

TotalEnergies discovers oil and gas in OML 102 offshore Nigeria

TotalEnergies announced the Ntokon oil and gas discovery on OML102 offshore Nigeria, on Tuesday, June 13. Located in shallow waters, 60 kilometres (km) off the southeast coast of Nigeria, the Ntokon-1AX discovery well encountered 38 metres of net oil pay...

CGX encounters 71 feet of net oil pay at Wei-1 well

No word on commerciality Drilling costs revised upward again After completing the drilling of the Wei-1 well offshore Guyana, CGX Energy Inc. on Tuesday announced a discovery of 71 feet of net oil pay. The CGX exploration campaigns in recent years...

Drilling to resume at CGX’s Wei-1 Guyana well, after medium-sweet oil find

CGX Energy said on Wednesday drilling operations at the Wei-1 well offshore Guyana has encountered multiple oil-bearing intervals in the western channel fan complex of the northern portion of the Corentyne Block. The intervals, CGX said, are in formations of...

Exxon strikes oil at Lancetfish-1 well

Hess Corporation on Wednesday announced a new oil discovery at the Lancetfish-1 well on the Stabroek Block, offshore Guyana. The Lancetfish-1 well encountered approximately 92 feet of oil-bearing sandstone reservoir. The well was drilled in 5,843 feet of water by...

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Energy conference set to wrap up with major local content seminar by SBM Offshore Guyana

SBM Offshore Guyana is set to host a ‘Let’s Talk Local Content’ seminar today at the Guyana Energy Conference...