Discoveries

Discoveries

Mexico's Pemex Announces Discovery Of 'Giant' Crude Oil Deposit

Mexican state oil company Pemex said on Dec. 6 it has discovered a deposit in southeastern Mexico that could yield 500 million barrels of crude, calling it the largest such finding in more than 30 years.

December 8, 2019

Discoveries

BP Makes Gas Discovery Offshore Trinidad

Plans are for the well, which was drilled into two untested fault blocks east of the Cashima Field, to be completed by the end of November, the company said.

November 18, 2019

Discoveries

Iran Finds New Oil Field With 53 Billion Barrels Of Crude

The field stretches over 2,400 sq km (927 sq miles) in the oil-rich Khuzestan province, Iran President Hassan Rouhani said Nov. 10.

November 10, 2019

Discoveries

Equinor Makes Norway Oil, Gas Find Of Up To 100 Million Barrels

Recoverable resources are estimated at between 38 million and 100 million barrels of oil equivalent, adding considerably to the area’s resource base, the company said.

November 6, 2019

Discoveries

Kosmos Energy Finds Oil Offshore Equatorial Guinea

Equatorial Guinea's Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons said the well, located in the Santonian reservoir offshore in the Rio Muni Basin, was drilled to a depth of 4,400 m.

November 4, 2019

Reservoir Evaluation , Discoveries

Energean Adds Natural Gas Discovery To Israel Portfolio

Karish North also holds some light oil, which brings the field up to 190 million barrels of oil equivalent.

November 4, 2019

Exploration & Production , Discoveries , Drilling

International Highlights

Check out the latest activity highlights from around the world. 

November 1, 2019

Discoveries

i3 Energy Makes 200 Million Barrel UK North Sea Oil Discovery

The company discovered oil at its Serenity prospect in the British North Sea.

October 29, 2019

Discoveries

Hess Strikes Oil At Esox In Gulf Of Mexico

The well hit about 58 m (191 net ft) of high-quality oil-bearing Miocene reservoirs, the company said in a news release.

October 29, 2019

Discoveries

Kosmos Energy Makes Major Gas Discovery Offshore Mauritania

The company said it sees the potential to extract 50 trillion cubic feet of gas.

October 28, 2019