The discovery adds to the previous recoverable resource estimate of approximately 9 billion oil equivalent barrels.
The Eban-1X well proved a single 80-m light oil column in a thick sandstone reservoir interval of Cenomanian age, Eni said.
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.
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.
The well encountered gas in the Oligocene to Middle Miocene sandstone reservoirs, which had not been fully evaluated before, the company said.