Apache, Total Hit Oil Pay Offshore Suriname

The latest oil find by Total and partner Apache follows discoveries at Maka Central, Sapakara West and Kwaskwasi.

January 14, 2021


Kuwait Makes Three Oil, Gas Discoveries

The discoveries include conventional oil found near the Burgan oil field.

January 4, 2021


Eni Makes Oil Discovery in Egypt’s Western Desert

New oil resources discovered in the Western Desert of Egypt with a new exploration well in Meleiha Concession. The new discovery adds 10,000 barrels of oil per day to the current Concession production.

December 23, 2020

Unconventional , Discoveries , Crude Oil

Mexico’s Pemex, Talos to Keep Talking over Major Shared Oil Find

Mexico’s energy ministry has approved a 60-day extension for talks between state oil company Pemex and a private consortium led by U.S.-based Talos Energy Inc. over the future of a massive shared crude deposit, Talos CEO Tim Duncan told Reuters on Dec. 22.

December 23, 2020

Discoveries , Deepwater , Drilling

Petrobras Finds High Quality Oil in New Well at Giant Buzios Field

Brazil’s state-controlled oil producer Petroleo Brasileiro SA confirmed the presence of high quality oil on Dec. 22 after drilling a new well at Buzios, the country’s second-most productive field.

December 22, 2020


ConocoPhillips Makes Norway Oil Discovery of up to 200 Million Barrels

ConocoPhillips made an oil discovery in the Norwegian Sea north of the Heidrun field, the country's Petroleum Directorate (NPD) said on Dec. 22.

December 22, 2020

Discoveries , Natural Gas , Crude Oil

PetroChina Strikes Big Gas Find in China Xinjiang’s Junggar Basin

PetroChina, Asia’s largest producer of oil and gas, has struck a large natural gas discovery in northwest China's Xinjiang region with an initial estimated reserve exceeding 100 billion cubic meters, China’s state news agency Xinhua reported over the weekend.

December 21, 2020

Field Development , Discoveries

Jordan Discovers ‘Promising’ Gas Finds Near Iraq Border

Jordan's majority state-owned National Petroleum Co. has discovered "promising" new quantities of natural gas in the Risha gas field along its eastern border with Iraq, the energy minister said on Dec. 13.

December 14, 2020


Exxon Mobil, Petronas Make First Hydrocarbon Discovery Offshore Suriname

The discovery will drive Petronas to continue exploring in Suriname, which is one of its focus basins, said Emeliana Rice-Oxley, vice president of exploration, upstream.

December 11, 2020


Exxon Mobil Calls Latest Discovery Offshore Guyana Not Financially Viable

The Tanager-1 well in the Kaieteur Block offshore Guyana discovered hydrocarbons but it does not appear to be financially viable on its own, a spokesman for the company said Nov. 17.

November 17, 2020