CNOOC Limited (the "Company", NYSE: CEO, SEHK: 00883, TSX: CNU) announced that the Company made a mid-to-large new discovery Jinzhou 23-2 in Bohai. Jinzhou 23-2 structure is located in the north part of Liaodong Uplift of Bohai with an average water depth of about 10 meters.
Chevron Corporation (NYSE:CVX) today announced a new oil discovery at the Guadalupe prospect in the deepwater U.S. Gulf of Mexico. The Keathley Canyon Block 10 Well No. 1 encountered significant oil pay in the Lower Tertiary Wilcox Sands. The well is located approximately 180 miles off the Louisiana coast in 3,992 feet of water and was drilled to a depth of 30,173 feet.
Shell today announced a frontier exploration discovery offshore Gabon, West Africa. The well Leopard-1 encountered a substantial gas column with around 200 metres net gas pay in a pre-salt reservoir.
Operator Statoil has together with PL169 partners proved new oil resources in the D-structure in the vicinity of the Grane field in the North Sea.
Drilling of exploration well 7220/11-1 on the Alta prospect in production licence (PL) 609 in the Barents Sea is in the process of being successfully completed. The well is located 20 km northeast of the Gohta discovery and some 160 km from the Norwegian coastline.
Rosneft subsidiary Nizhnevartovsk oil and gas producing company starts commercial drilling on South-Uzunsky licensed site situated in the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous District-Yugra
Rospan International (Rosneft subsidiary) carried out a record hydrofracturing at the Urengoiskoe field, which resulted in the 9 times increase of production rate.
Statoil and co-venturer Exxon Mobil today announced that the Giligiliani-1 exploration well has resulted in a new natural gas discovery offshore Tanzania.
Eni's CEO, Claudio Descalzi, signed today with Petrovietnam's President and CEO, Do Van Hau, two Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs) for the exploration of blocks 116 and 124, located off the coast of Vietnam.
Petrobras has confirmed the extension an accumulation of hydrocarbons in the ultra-deep waters of the Espirito Santo Basin post-salt deposits. Extension well 3-BRSA-1253D-ESS (ANP nomenclature) / 3-ESS-219D (Petrobras nomenclature), known as Pudim was drilled at a water depth of 1,886 meters to confirm the discovery.