Saturday, September 18, 2021

Exploration

Guyana oil wells among deepest, most complex in region

Updated August 15, 2021 Over 100 exploration wells are expected to be drilled in South America outside Brazil over the next 5 years and Norway-based Rystad Energy has said most of the action could be found off the northern shelf...

Guyana oil exports could average US$72 million per lift for remainder of year

In its July Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) forecast the Brent crude oil price will average $72 per barrel (b) in the second half of 2021 (2H21) and $67/b in 2022, both $6/b higher than in...

Maersk Discoverer en route to Guyana for 85-day drill campaign at Corentyne block

The Maersk Discoverer, a sixth-generation semi-submersible drilling rig, is en route to Guyana from neighbouring Trinidad and Tobago and is expected to arrive at the Kawa-1 well site on the Corentyne block by August 15. CGX Energy Inc., operator of...

Exxon seeking EPA approval for major 12-well drill campaign at Canje block

Exploration and appraisal drilling offshore Guyana is set to get even busier with more wells now being targeted at the Canje block where two non-commercial prospects have been spudded so far. The Environmental Protection Agency said in a notice...

Oceaneering awarded contract by ExxonMobil for Guyana surveys

Oceaneering International has been awarded a contract from ExxonMobil affiliate Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL) to provide two surveys offshore the South American country. The contract award covers a towed and autonomous underwater vehicle (AUV) geophysical survey and...

Aggressive oil exploration needed in Colombia – GlobalData

Colombia needs to pursue a much more aggressive oil exploration strategy in order to avoid highly contested fracking activities or an increase in gas prices as a result of importing, according to GlobalData. The leading data and analytics company...

WoodMac projects multi-billion-dollar revenues for Guyana as discoveries grow

The announcement this week by U.S. oil major ExxonMobil that it has discovered more oil off the coast of Guyana further enhances the outlook analysts have had for the new oil producing country. Additional volumes being discovered at the...

More oil for Suriname: TotalEnergies and Apache announce new discovery

TotalEnergies and Apache Corporation have encountered oil in the Sapakara South-1 well on Block 58 off the coast of Suriname. This announcement follows previous discoveries at Maka Central, Sapakara West, Kwaskwasi and Keskesi. Located 4 kilometers south-east of the Sapakara...

Pinktail, Tripletail, Cataback and Fangtooth – exploration soars at hottest new basin

All named after fishes, the exploration wells at the Stabroek Block continue to deliver massive hydrocarbon resources with a double oil strike announced on Wednesday at the Whiptail area and a major line-up of new prospects being targeted by...

Multi-billion-dollar ‘Port of Vreed-en-Hoop’ facility in the works

Guyanese company NRG Holdings Inc. plans to establish a multi-billion-dollar multi-purpose port facility dubbed the ‘Port of Vreed-en-Hoop’ that will feature a major shore base at Foreshore, Plantation Best on the West Bank of Demerara. The intended development will fill...

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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...