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Montevideo, October 18th 2018 - 01:11 UTC

Tag: Stabroek Block

  • Tuesday, January 9th 2018 - 10:08 UTC

    Sixth major oil find offshore Guyana at the Stabroek block

    The well was spud on 5 November 2017 by the Stena Caron drillship and drilled to 6450m depth in 2735m of water.

    For the sixth time Exxon and partners at the Stabroek block offshore Guyana are celebrating another major find in northern South American waters. In effect, Ranger-1 exploration well, the sixth find since discovering Liza in 2015, hit approximately 70m of high-quality, oil-bearing carbonate reservoirs some 60mi northwest of the Liza development.

  • Monday, February 29th 2016 - 09:16 UTC

    Esso to intensify oil exploration in Guyana's Maritime Zone

    Minister Trotman told the National Assembly that there is growing interest in Guyana’s hydrocarbons and Exxon-Mobil will drill another exploratory well.

    Oil exploration efforts have intensified following the discovery of commercial quantities of oil in Guyana’s Maritime Zone. Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Ltd. (EEPGL) has commenced a meteorological and oceanographic survey in the Stabroek Block, scheduled to be completed during May 2018.

  • Friday, May 15th 2015 - 04:41 UTC

    Exxon discovers oil off Guyana coast, in territory claimed by Venezuela

    The discovery is located in the Stabroek Block off a border region that is claimed by Venezuela in a territorial controversy dating back over a century

    Exxon Mobil Corp has discovered oil off the coast of Guyana, the company and the South American nation's government said on Thursday, potentially inflaming a long-running territorial dispute with neighboring Venezuela.

  • Monday, March 2nd 2015 - 06:39 UTC

    ExxonMobil ready to begin exploratory drilling offshore Guyana

     Persaud was updated on the deployment of the oil rig which will depart from Louisiana, for the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana to start drilling mid-March.

    Exxon Mobil says plans are in place to start exploratory drilling in Guyana this month. In a release it was disclosed that the Guyana Minister of Natural Resources Robert Persaud, met with Chuck Calavan, ExxonMobil Vice President of US and Latin America and Jeff Simon, Country Manager, ESSO.