The new recoverable resource estimate, which jumped by 2 Bboe, excludes the Uaru discovery.
Eni has made a gas and condensate discovery in the Mahani exploration prospect located onshore in the Area B Concession of Sharjah (UAE) on Jan. 27, which was awarded to Eni in the first International Competitive Exploration Licensing Round conducted by the Petroleum Council of Sharjah.
Referring to wireline logs and pressure and fluid sample data, the company said the well intersected 60 m (197 ft) of net hydrocarbon pay while targeting the primary objective.
Results from the Maka Central discovery prove “significant potential” for the entire 1.4 million acres that comprise Block 58 offshore Suriname, says Apache CEO John Christmann.
Tullow Oil said the Carapa well offshore Guyana had struck oil at about 4 m of net pay, which analysts believe is unlikely to be commercially viable.
The discovery was located within title AC/P64 about 160 km (99 miles) northeast of the Shell-operated Prelude floating LNG facility.
Preliminary estimates show the discovery west of Heidrun Field to hold between 6.3 million and 12.6 million barrels of recoverable oil equivalents, the Norwegian Petroleum Directorate said.