Exxon Mobil Makes 20th Discovery Offshore Guyana

The company said June 9 the Longtail-3 well encountered 230 ft of net pay, but Koebi-1 was deemed non-commercial.

June 9, 2021

Discoveries , Natural Gas

Turkey Discovers 135 Bcm Additional Natural Gas in Black Sea

Turkey has discovered 135 billion cubic meters (Bcm) of additional natural gas in the southern Black Sea, President Tayyip Erdogan said on June 4, raising the total discovery in the region to 540 Bcm.

June 4, 2021

Field Development , Discoveries

Talos Energy Makes Discovery in US GoM

Talos Energy Inc. has successfully discovered pay in its Tornado 3 sidetrack well (Tornado Attic) located in the U.S. Gulf of Mexico, the company said on June 3. Talos holds a 65.0% working interest in the Tornado field and is the operator with Kosmos Energy also holding a 35% working interest.

June 4, 2021


Wintershall Dea Hits Oil, Gas in Norwegian Sea

The discovery is estimated to hold between 33-70 million barrels of oil equivalent, Wintershall Dea said.

May 20, 2021


Petronas Says Kulintang-1 Wildcat Hits Natural Gas Offshore Malaysia

The well encountered gas in the Oligocene to Middle Miocene sandstone reservoirs, which had not been fully evaluated before, the company said.

May 19, 2021


Shell Makes ‘Significant’ Oil Discovery in Deepwater GoM

The Leopard well hit more than 600 ft of net oil pay at multiple levels, Shell said.

May 11, 2021


Exxon Mobil Strikes Oil at Uaru-2 Offshore Guyana

The find pushes the estimated amount of discovered recoverable resources on the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana beyond 9 billion barrels of oil equivalent, Exxon Mobil and partners say.

April 27, 2021


Equinor Strikes Oil, Gas at Tyrihans Field in Norwegian Sea

The discovery, deemed commercial by the Norwegian major, is believed to hold estimated recoverable resources of between 19 and 26 million barrels of oil equivalent.

April 21, 2021


BP, Partners Hit Oil at Puma West in GoM

Drilled to a total depth of 23,530 ft just 15 miles west of the BP-operated Mad Dog Field, the well hit high-quality Miocene reservoir, BP says.

April 13, 2021


Italy’s Eni Makes Light Oil Discovery Offshore Angola

The Italian energy company said the well hit an 80-m light oil column in Miocene-aged sandstones.

April 6, 2021