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Montevideo, April 20th 2019 - 14:41 UTC

Tag: ExxonMobil

  • Friday, February 8th 2019 - 08:49 UTC

    Two more oil strikes off the coast of Guyana at the prolific Stabroek Block

    Tilapia-1 encountered approximately 93 m of high quality oil bearing sandstone reservoir and was drilled to a depth of 5,726 m in 1,783 m of water

    Hess Corporation has announced positive results from the Tilapia-1 and Haimara-1 wells offshore Guyana, bringing the total number of discoveries on the Stabroek Block to 12.“These two discoveries demonstrate the continuing exploration potential on the prolific Stabroek Block and add to the previously announced gross discovered recoverable resource estimate of more than 5 Bboe,” said CEO John Hess.

  • Thursday, December 6th 2018 - 08:24 UTC

    Guyana's tenth oil discovery makes her a future Latin American powerhouse

    ExxonMobil announced its tenth Guyana discovery this week, increasing the discovered recoverable resource in Stabroek Block to more than five billion barrels

    Thanks to ExxonMobil’s run of success in oil exploration offshore Guyana, the country is on a path to becoming a Latin American powerhouse, Wood Mackenzie said. The super-major announced its tenth Guyana discovery this week, increasing the discovered recoverable resource in its Stabroek Block to more than five billion barrels.

  • Tuesday, September 25th 2018 - 08:37 UTC

    Argentina plans offshore licensing round in the South Atlantic next October

    This will be the first big exploration effort in Argentina since 1991, with only sporadic attempts since.

    Argentina plans to launch a delayed offshore licensing round in October as it seeks to explore a large frontier region in the South Atlantic for potential oil and natural gas production growth in the future. This was announced to oil executives in Houston by Argentina's energy secretary Javier Iguacel.

  • Friday, August 31st 2018 - 08:22 UTC

    BP, Shell, Total to bid in Brazil's pre-salt auction

    Brazil is offering four blocks in this auction—Saturno, Titã, Pau-Brasil, and Sudoeste de Tartaruga Verde—in the Campos and Santos basins

    Brazil’s oil regulator ANP has approved the applications of six companies—including Big Oil’s BP, Shell, and Total—to bid in next month’s oil auction of four blocks in the coveted pre-salt layer, ANP announced on Wednesday.