Monday, February 6, 2023

Exploration

Wei-1 exploration to cost up to US$170 million – Frontera Energy

Corentyne Block majority stakeholder, Frontera Energy, said the total cost of the Wei-1 well (including 2022 pre-drill costs and costs related to drilling delays) are forecast to be approximately US$160-$170 million. Frontera anticipates it will spend approximately US$120-$140 million on...

Ten wells planned for Stabroek Block in 2023 – Hess

The Stabroek Block co-venturers intend to drill 10 exploration and appraisal wells there in 2023, Chief Executive Officer of Hess Corporation, John Hess said Tuesday. “We continue to see multibillion barrels of additional exploration potential on the Stabroek Block,” Hess...

CGX begins drilling operations at Wei-1

The Wei-1 well in the Corentyne Block 200 kilometres offshore Guyana has been spud, CGX Energy said Monday morning. The Noble Discoverer arrived days ago from Trinidad and Tobago. The Wei-1 exploration well is expected to take approximately 4-5...

Stabroek Block co-venturers targeting Fangtooth for 7th development

ExxonMobil’s Fangtooth discovery is being targeted for the seventh development offshore Guyana at the prolific 6.6 million acres Stabroek Block. The magnitude of the reservoir is likely to facilitate a standalone Floating Production Storage and Offloading vessel.  This disclosure was...

‘Biodegradation risk’ could hamper some of Guyana’s offshore developments – S&P Global

Although being the holder of the world’s 17th largest oil reserves with an exploration success rate that is more than double the global average, offshore operations in the Guyana basin still come with risks. In its latest assessment and...

Exxon looking to deliver more pay as drilling operations continue at Tarpon, Fangtooth

ExxonMobil’s campaign to find more hydrocarbons at Guyana’s largest block remains in high gear at the start of 2023 with exploration drilling operations continuing at the Tarpon and Fangtooth well sites. According to a notice from the Maritime Administration Department...

More than two dozen high impact wells planned for Guyana, other hotspots for 2023

S&P Global says there will be almost 30 high impact wells (HIW) being drilled across Latin America, Africa, and the Asia Pacific regions in 2023. It said there will be fewer wells planned in Europe, frontier North America, and the...

Norwegian company confirms ‘largest discovery on the shelf’ for 2022

Norway-based Vår Energi ASA has confirmed a discovery of gas in the Vår Energi operated 7122/9-1 T2 (Lupa) well in the Goliat area, Barents Sea. The company said on Friday that preliminary estimates of the size of the discovery are...

TotalEnergies and Eni make new gas discovery offshore Cyprus

TotalEnergies and Eni (operator) have made a new gas discovery at the Zeus-1 well, in Block 6, offshore Cyprus. This discovery follows the Calypso-1 and the Cronos-1 discoveries made on the same block respectively in 2018 and August 2022....

Exxon aiming for jackpot at Tarpon-1 offshore Guyana

ExxonMobil is ramping up its exploration activities offshore Guyana, targeting a new prospect at the 6.6 million acres Stabroek Block. Guyana’s Maritime Administration Department (MARAD) said in a notice that the company Guyana will be engaged in exploration drilling operations...

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Exxon cops OTC award for Liza developments offshore Guyana

The Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) presented ExxonMobil with the OTC Distinguished Achievement Award in recognition of its affiliate Esso...