Monday, October 3, 2022

Discoveries

Petrobras makes new oil find in Campos basin

Brazilian state-run oil company Petrobras recently announced the discovery of a new accumulation of oil in the pre-salt of the southern part of the Campos Basin in a pioneer well in the Alto de Cabo Frio Central block. The Well 1-BRSA-1383A-RJS (Alto de Cabo...

Global oil and gas discoveries on track to hit lowest in 75 years, says Rystad Energy

Norway based energy research and business intelligence company Rystad Energy says global oil and gas discoveries are on track to hit their lowest full-year level in 75 years should the remainder of December fail to yield any significant finds. As...

Guyana could find more oil, and closer to shoreline

Experts in the oil and gas industry believe that more oil could be discovered closer to Guyana’s shoreline in the coming years with one official saying that the hydrocarbon resources found at the Stabroek block so far is just...

Guyana’s history with oil dates back centuries

The possibility of Guyana having petroleum stemmed from observations of petroliferous occurrences recorded by Dutch explorers since the 1750s, but it was not until 1916 that the first significant effort to locate petroleum was undertaken. "In the 1700s several inconsequential...

Offshore drillers look to Guyana, Suriname as global market struggles to recover – S&P Global

(S&P Global) Off the coasts of Guyana and Suriname, exploration and production companies are turning to offshore drillers and services providers to help them discover then recover massive amounts of crude oil locked beneath the floor of the Atlantic...

World’s Largest Recent Offshore Oil Discovery Progresses Amid Political Tensions, Disputes

Nothing is ever easy or simple in the world of international offshore oil and gas development. That axiom is proving to be true for the most prolific offshore oil discovery in recent years off the coast of the...

Guyana Government releases ExxonMobil contract

The Production Sharing Agreement (PSA) between the Government of Guyana and ExxonMobil affiliate Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited was released today at a special meeting held at the Ministry of the Presidency in Georgetown, Guyana. The agreement has...

Partners fast-tracking second Liza FPSO

ExxonMobil is fast-tracking a second floater project for Guyana’s Liza area development amid suggestions that the next unit will be significantly larger than the 120,000-barrels-per-day Liza-1 unit. According to an Upstream report, plans for a second floating production, storage and...

Liza 1 discovery was intentionally “downplayed” in lead-up to Guyana elections – former minister

The biggest offshore oil discovery in 2015 and the first of its kind in the South American country of Guyana was intentionally downplayed in the weeks leading up to the country’s May 11, 2015 national elections. While the magnitude of...

Further drilling will determine size of Turbot discovery – ExxonMobil

US super-major ExxonMobil will move to drill a second well on the Turbot discovery next year which will help to determine the volume of oil contained in the reservoir. “We are planning to do an additional well on the Turbot...

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Guyana’s non-oil economy also performing well, IMF report shows

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) projects that Guyana, for the next five years, will see growth in its non-oil...