Saturday, September 18, 2021

Exploration

Guyana welcomes new oil discovery, expects total volumes to increase

Guyana’s Ministry of Natural Resources said Thursday it is pleased with the announcement of the country’s latest oil discovery by ExxonMobil affiliate Esso Exploration and Production Guyana (EEPGL) and partners at Pinktail Offshore Guyana, within the Stabroek Block. The ministry...

Exxon delivers another major oil discovery offshore Guyana

It’s the block that keeps giving. U.S. oil major ExxonMobil announced on Thursday another oil discovery on the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana at Pinktail. The Pinktail well encountered 220 feet (67 meters) of net pay in high-quality oil-bearing sandstone reservoir....

Exxon targeting 2022 start-up for major 12-well campaign at Canje Block

ExxonMobil affiliate Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Ltd. (EEPGL) has submitted a Project Summary to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in Guyana for its 12-well exploration and appraisal campaign on the 26,806 km2 Canje Block. Pending approval, drilling operations...

Rystad Energy says ‘numerous exploration prospects’ remain at giant Stabroek Block

The prolific Stabroek Block offshore Guyana, covering an area of 6.6 million acres, still has multiple exploration prospects remaining with large swathes of the ExxonMobil-operated license still unexplored. This is despite the U.S. oil major and co-venturers Hess and...

Maersk Drilling upbeat about Guyana campaign, rig now booked for second well

CGX Resources Inc., operator and joint venture partner with Frontera Energy Guyana Corp has exercised an option to drill one additional exploration well offshore Guyana. The work is expected to commence in the first half of 2022 in direct...

Explorers betting big on Kawa-1, confident of hitting pay in major comeback

Updated August 29, 2021 CGX Resources Inc. (CRI), operator of the Corentyne block offshore Guyana, believes the chance of finding hydrocarbons at the Kawa-1 prospect has increased since the company last drilled wells in the South American country back in...

Brazil planning to expand Open Acreage program – could unlock smaller oil deposits

(S&P Global Platts) Brazil plans to expand the country's Open Acreage program to include exploration and production blocks inside the subsalt polygon that requires production sharing contracts in a move that could unlock development of smaller oil and natural...

Stabroek Block – multiple prospects and play types

The Stabroek Block, located approximately 120 miles offshore Guyana, covers an area of 6.6 million acres (26,800 square kilometers). The block is equivalent in size to 1,150 Gulf of Mexico blocks and contains multiple prospects and play types representing additional...

Platts panel talk up Guyana deepwater oil prospects

Updated August 21, 2021 “So, it's like the western hemisphere's Abu Dhabi in a sense” Guyana – the biggest oil story in the last decade – remains the centre of attention in any discussion on deepwater prospects in the western hemisphere....

Repsol planning to drill another well offshore Guyana in 2022 – head of exploration

Spanish oil company Repsol plans to drill another well offshore Guyana in 2022. Speaking at the Offshore Technology Conference this week, Tomas Zapata, Head of Exploration for the Americas, said the company is optimistic about hitting pay after the first...

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Guyana’s oil and gas development will offer another strong rebuke against Venezuelan aggression

By Wazim Mowla – OilNOW The development of Guyana’s oil and gas sector is its best chance to maintain its...