Exxon Mobil Corp. and offshore Guyana partners Hess Corp. and CNOOC Ltd. continue their success with a new oil discovery in the Stabroek Block.

The discovery at the Yellowtail-1 well made in the Turbot area encountered about 89 m (292 ft) of high-quality oil-bearing sandstone reservoir and was drilled to a depth of 5,622 m (18,445 ft) in 1,843 m (6,046 ft) of water.

Yellowtail-1 is the group’s 13th discovery on the Stabroek Block and fifth discovery in the Turbot area.

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