Sunday, October 2, 2022

Discoveries

Guyana gives ExxonMobil thumbs-up for new discovery

Guyana’s Ministry of Natural Resources said in a statement on Thursday evening that it joins the country’s President, David Granger, and the Guyanese people, in congratulating ExxonMobil and its joint-venture partners Hess and CNOOC Nexen for their latest discovery...

Exxon makes 5th oil discovery offshore Guyana

Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) announced on Thursday it made a fifth new oil discovery after drilling the Turbot-1 well offshore Guyana. Turbot is ExxonMobil’s latest discovery to date in the country, adding to previous discoveries at Liza, Payara, Snoek and...

BREAKING: Exxon discovers more oil at Payara; pushing total to 500 million barrels

ExxonMobil Corporation today announced it has discovered additional oil in the Payara reservoir offshore Guyana, increasing the total Payara discovery to approximately 500 million oil-equivalent barrels. The company said these positive well results increase the estimated gross recoverable resource for...

Repsol discovers massive oil field in Alaska

Spanish oil company Repsol SA has discovered a giant oil field in Alaska, a potential find big enough to help stem production declines in the state. Repsol said two wells drilled this winter with Denver-based partner Armstrong Oil & Gas,...

Global demand for oil could outstrip supply after 2020 unless new investments approved soon

Global oil discoveries fell to a record low in 2016 as companies continued to cut spending and conventional oil projects sanctioned were at the lowest level in more than 70 years, according to the International Energy Agency, which warned...

BP finds 200 million barrels of oil in hidden cache

(Houtson Chronicle) British oil major BP has discovered 200 million barrels of oil in a hidden cache in the Gulf of Mexico, thanks to a technological breakthrough allowing the company to see beneath geological formations that had befuddled oil...

Exxon to carry out exploratory work in newly acquired Kaieteur block, drilling to begin at Liza-4 well

US oil major ExxonMobil will soon begin preliminary exploration work in the Kaieteur block, an area adjacent to the Stabroek block offshore Guyana, which the company recently acquired. Drilling will also commence at the Liza-4 well in the eastern...

Oil Finds: We must get it right from the beginning

Oil, an indispensable factor in numerous economies, account for about 2.5 percent of the world’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP). According to Forbes online, it accounts for one-third of the primary supply for the world’s population, and if natural gas...

Former Alberta Premier urges full transparency in Guyana’s oil & gas industry

During the recent inaugural Oil and Gas Conference and Exposition hosted by the Guyana Oil and Gas Association (GOGA), held at the Guyana Marriott Hotel in Georgetown, (March 26-28, 2017) participants (including various stakeholder groups and Government Officials) were...

Oil Finds: Guyanese people need to benefit from resources

The importance of Guyanese benefiting directly from what is believed to be significant commercial quantities of crude oil offshore the South American country is being emphasized by the head of a key entity representing the interest of the country’s...

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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...