Statoil and co-venturer ExxonMobil today announce the results from their first drill stem test in the Tanzania Block 2 offshore discoveries.
Statoil has together with PL532 partners made a gas discovery in the Kramsnø prospect in the Barents Sea. The exploration program around the Johan Castberg field has been vital in providing area knowledge, but so far not delivered expected oil volumes.
Statoil has been awarded interests in 10 production licences in the Awards in Predefined Areas 2013 (APA 2013) on the Norwegian continental shelf. Statoil will be the operator in 7 of the licences.
Petrobras announces that its proven pre-salt reserves are up 43% in 2013 compared to 2012. Since 2007, the Company has been adding increasing amounts to its proven reserves coming from the pre-salt layer, which extends from the south of the state of Espírito Santo to the state of Santa Catarina.
Tullow Oil plc (“Tullow”) today announces oil discoveries at the Amosing-1 and Ewoi-1 exploration wells in Block 10BB onshore northern Kenya. As a result of these latest successes and recently reported discoveries at Ekales-1 and Agete-1, Tullow has updated its estimate of discovered resources in this basin to over 600 mmbo.
Salym Petroleum Development (SPD) started drilling the first horizontal appraisal well in Bazhenov formation in Upper Salym as a part of pilot project which provides for construction of five horizontal appraisal wells in 2014-1015 using multifrac technology.
Petrobras announces that the first extension well 3-BRSA-1194-SES (3-SES-178) drilled in the Moita Bonita area, on concession BM-SEAL-10, has confirmed the extension of the gas and light oil discovery, as released to the market on August 24, 2012. The well, known as Moita Bonita -1, is located in ultra-deep waters of the Sergipe-Alagoas Basin.
Santos today announced that the Moomba-194 vertical shale gas well in the Cooper Basin is flowing gas at an average rate of 3 million standard cubic feet per day (mmscf/d).
AWE Limited (ASX: AWE) has been advised by the Operator of Vic/P67, WHL Energy Limited (ASX: WHN), that the La Bella 3D seismic survey has been completed on schedule and within budget.
Discovery Of First Oil Accumulation In The Deep Waters Of Potiguar Basin, In The State Of Rio Grande do Norte
Petrobras has discovered an oil accumulation on concession BM-POT-17, the first in the deep waters of Potiguar Basin, in its portion located in the state of Rio Grande do Norte.