South America

Unconventional , Field Development , Shale Plays

Shell Restarts Operations in Vaca Muerta Block after Seismic Activity

The activities are located at Shell's Bajada de Añelo Block in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta.

June 9, 2020

Unconventional

Shell Suspends Operations in Argentina’s Vaca Muerta Area after Seismic Activity

Shell operates the block along with local state oil firm YPF.

June 8, 2020

Crude Oil , Trade , International

Chevron Oil Cargo Tangled in US Sanctions on Venezuela

A Chevron Corp. crude oil cargo has become embroiled in U.S. sanctions on shipping companies for violating restrictions on doing business with Venezuela, the company confirmed.

June 5, 2020

Crude Oil , Trade , International

Venezuela’s Oil Exports Sink to 17-year Low, Choked by US Sanctions

Venezuela's oil exports plummeted in May to their lowest level since 2003 as U.S. sanctions choked exports, according to data and internal shipping documents.

June 2, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (May 29, 2020)

Exxon Mobil’s latest find offshore Guyana and three extended-reach, horizontal producers completed by Gulfport Energy from a Grady County pad in Oklahoma top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

May 29, 2020

Exploration & Production , Shale Plays

Colorado School of Mines Researchers Unveil Reservoir Characterization Study Results

Research from this year’s Colorado School of Mines’ Reservoir Characterization Program includes a field project in the Eagle Ford Shale conducted in Gonzales County, Texas.

May 25, 2020

Highlights , Shale Plays

Best of This Week’s Drilling Activity Highlights (May 21, 2020)

A record Wolfcamp Shale producer completed by EOG Resources in the Permian Basin plus two Haynesville Shale completions in Louisiana’s Bossier Parish top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.

May 21, 2020

Exploration & Production , Seismic

Frontier Exploration: Advanced Reprocessing of Legacy Seismic Data Offshore Peru

Subduction zones and associated forearc basins may hold significant undiscovered oil and gas reserves.

May 21, 2020

Exploration & Production , Transactions

Exxon Mobil, Petronas Complete Farm-down Offshore Suriname

The deal is for Block 52, which covers over 4,700 sq km (1,800 sq miles) in the Suriname-Guyana Basin.

May 19, 2020

Reservoir Evaluation

Petrobras Starts Long-term Tests at Albacora Field

Brazilian state-run oil firm Petrobras has begun a long-term test in the Forno area in the Albacora Field in the presalt region of the Campos Basin, the company said in a securities filing May 17.

May 18, 2020