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 at the Tarpon well site utilizing the Stena DrillMax rig.
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The well site is situated approximately 122.3 nautical miles (226.5 kilometers) offshore and covers an area of 0.29 square nautical miles (1 square kilometer).
Exxon is currently engaged in a 25-well exploration campaign. That drilling campaign is expected to conclude in the first half of 2023, after which a 35-well campaign is expected to commence.
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The oil major has so far discovered 11 billion oil-equivalent barrels at the Stabroek Block.