Saipem, the Italian energy industry services company, has secured offshore oil and gas field construction contracts in Guyana and Egypt worth some US$ 1.2 billion in total
Argentina's Energy Secretariat extended until 2024 the oil offshore exploration permits of ExxonMobil and Qatar Petroleum (QP) to operate in the Argentine Sea, it was reported earlier this week in the Official Gazette.
Guyana has sold a cargo of one million barrels of its newest crude to ExxonMobil for US$106 per barrel, which was the first share for the government from the newly operational Liza Unity production platform operated by Exxon, according to Tsvetana Paraskova from Oilprice.com.
ExxonMobil expects Brazil and Guyana will be key drivers for the company’s growth ambitions in the future, as the US super-major looks to concentrate the bulk of exploration and production development activities in the two South American nations, apparently leaving aside the shale deposits in Argentina.
Noble Corporation plc's ultra-deepwater drillship Noble Tom Madden has received about 6.5 years of additional contract term under the commercial enabling agreement (CEA) with ExxonMobil for work offshore Guyana.
By Amy Myers Jaffe (*) – This year was supposed to bring great things for Guyana. ExxonMobil discovered massive oil deposits off the South American country’s Caribbean coast in 2015, and Guyana sold its first cargo of crude oil this February. As production ramps up, its first stage offshore wells were projected to produce 750,000 barrels a day by 2025, tripling the size of Guyana's economy, from US$ 3,4 billion to US$ 13 Billion.
Mike Pompeo on Thursday became the first US secretary of state to visit Guyana and Suriname as the discovery of oil fuels a sudden new interest in the small South American nations.
Guyana’s crude production has reached 100,000 b/d, 25% up on June, energy department director Mark Bynoe revealed even as the country continues to see an announcement on the 2 March, 2020 election results pushed further and further into the year.
ExxonMobil today announced its 16 discovery in the Stabroek Block, located off the Guyanese coastline. The Texas-based company announced that it encountered 29 meters of high-quality oil-bearing sandstone at the Uaru well.
Brazil's auction of drilling rights to four deep-sea oil fields raised a disappointing US$17 billion on Wednesday, officials said, well short of expectations for the highly-anticipated mega sale.