Friday, January 21, 2022

Exploration

Barreleye, Tilapia could deliver more pay at Guyana’s largest block

The Noble Don Taylor is continuing exploration drilling operations at Barreleye-1 situated approximately 90.87 nautical miles (167.98 kilometers) offshore Guyana at the ExxonMobil-operated Stabroek Block, covering an area of 0.29 square nautical miles. Meanwhile, the Stena Carron will be engaged...

Argentina movng forward with offshore drilling despite protests

(S&P Global Platts) Argentina plans to push forward on its first new offshore exploration drilling in years despite social protests, a government official said Jan. 6, arguing that the dangers of spills are low, and that oil and natural...

Exxon says technology, global experience delivering unprecedented success in Guyana

“This is not normal.” This is how the unprecedented success ExxonMobil has been having offshore Guyana is being described by head of its operations in the South American country, Alistair Routledge. “We reached the huge milestone of declaring 10 billion...

Guyana scores big again as Exxon hits two more discoveries

ExxonMobil and the Government of Guyana on Wednesday announced two oil discoveries at Fangtooth-1 and Lau Lau-1 in the Stabroek block offshore Guyana. The Fangtooth-1 well encountered approximately 164 feet (50 meters) of high-quality oil-bearing sandstone reservoirs. The well was...

Drilling in ‘super plays’ like Guyana will intensify this year – WoodMac

Globally, deepwater will remain an exclusive sector with few operators, and oil majors will continue to dominate, accounting for 45% of planned deepwater drilling in 2022, particularly in ‘super plays’ like Guyana, Suriname and Brazil. According to new insight from...

Drilling operations at Stabroek Block in high gear

Drilling activities at the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana continue in earnest with a series of exploration, appraisal and development campaigns underway. ExxonMobil, operator of the 6.6 million acres block, is undertaking exploration drilling operations at Fangtooth-1, Lau Lau-1 and barreleye-1....

Repsol conducting survey at Guyana block ahead of 2022 drill campaign

Spanish oil company Repsol is moving to conduct a geotechnical survey at the Kanuku Block offshore Guyana where it plans to drill another exploration well in 2022. This exercise will incorporate the use of the PSV MIA and will take...

Giant prospects in Guyana will be at forefront of 2022 exploration

U.K. based consultancy group Wood Mackenzie says the exploration sector will accelerate its repositioning for the energy transition in 2022 and this will see advantaged resources being targeted to replace maturing legacy assets. Conventional exploration will follow the disciplined path...

CGX spokesperson says maritime notice inaccurate; drilling at Kawa-1 continues

A spokesperson for CGX Energy says a notice published by Guyana’s Maritime Administration Department (MARAD) last week stating that demobilization of exploration drilling operations at the Corentyne Block is underway, is inaccurate, since the drill campaign at its Kawa-1...

Demobilization activities underway at CGX Kawa well

Guyana’s Maritime Administration Department said in a notice dated December 24 that CGX Energy is moving forward with demobilization of exploration drilling operations at the Corentyne Block where it is hoping to hit pay at the Kawa-1 prospect. The demobilization...

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Tristar has appointed Joel Bhagwandin as its Managing Director. The company said Mr. Bhagwandin, who has held positions in...