Exploration

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February 28, 2024
The Philippines is developing other energy sources as its key Malampaya gas field — which supplies a fifth of the country’s power requirements — nears depletion. PXP Energy Corp.’s exploration work on Reed Bank, another potential source for gas, has been suspended “because of the geopolitical situation,” Sales said.
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February 25, 2024
Chief Executive Officer Mario Mehren said, “in a difficult year for Wintershall Dea, our team delivered stable operational performance, and robust financial results despite macroeconomic headwinds.” The company produced 323,000 boed in 2023.
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February 25, 2024
To date, all surveying activity has been completed, with demining activities complete on the Damara Fold Belt Prospect L, which is expected to be the company’s first drilling location with an expected spud date in June 2024.
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February 21, 2024
Guyana will restrict oil-related activities to south of that unverified border to avoid inflaming the situation, the official, Natural Resources Minister Vickram Bharrat, said in an interview.
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February 19, 2024
The solution connects Shell’s exploration teams to relevant seismic data. With rapid access, Shell can now focus on informed decision-making in the dynamic energy landscape.
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February 18, 2024
Set to deliver first LNG cargo this quarter, the Republic of Congo is transforming its industry through gas-focused investments and new E&P programs.
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February 05, 2024
During a meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widod, Eni CEO Claudio Descalzi disclosed plans following significant milestones in 2023, notably the discovery of 5 Tcf of natural gas with the Geng North-1 well in the North Ganal PSC, the acquisition of the Indonesia Deepwater Development assets from Chevron, and the further consolidation of Eni’s position in most of the key exploration and production blocks of the Kutei basin following the acquisition of Neptune Energy.
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January 26, 2024
On Friday, Jan. 26, 2024, World Oil hosted its 56th annual Forecast Breakfast at the Norris Conference Center in Houston, Texas. In an event described as a “first look” at upcoming upstream oil and gas trends, approximately 340 professionals from across the sector gathered for an early-morning meal to hear projections, data and analysis on global E&P from industry experts.
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January 2024
2024: The two lies of exploration
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January 2024
While there was little change in activity from the third quarter of 2023 to the fourth quarter, there are some negative trends developing that have operators concerned. Yet, there is hope that 2024 can be a marginally better year.
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January 25, 2024
In 2024, net production target is 700 MMboe to 720 MMboe, of which production from China and overseas accounts for approximately 69% and 31%, respectively. The net production target is 780 MMboe to 800 MMboe in 2025, and 810 MMboe to 830 MMboe in 2026.
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January 25, 2024
In an exclusive interview with Energy Capital & Power, Maggy Shino, Petroleum Commissioner of Namibia’s Ministry of Mines and Energy, discusses the country’s efforts to fast-track development of breakthrough discoveries in the Orange basin.
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January 10, 2024
Reservoir Xaminer service is designed to provide fast, high-quality, and customized data, even in the toughest conditions.
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December 29, 2023
This extension, effective from December 2023, allows Oranto to continue its oil exploration and appraisal drilling activities in these promising blocks.
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December 21, 2023
Harbour Energy has agreed to acquire Wintershall Dea's exploration and production business, including its producing and development assets, exploration rights, and carbon capture and storage licenses in various countries, for $11.2 billion.
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December 15, 2023
Invictus Energy Ltd. has made a second gas discovery in the Mukuyu-2 well at its 80% owned Cabora Bassa project in Zimbabwe. The findings in both the Upper and Lower Angwa reservoirs substantially increase the resource potential in the Mukuyu gas field.
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December 15, 2023
TotalEnergies, in partnership with QatarEnergy and Petronas, have signed a production sharing contract for Block 64 with Staatsolie Maatschappij Suriname (Staatsolie), the State-owned oil company of Suriname.
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December 10, 2023
Traders are more jittery than ever about the outcome of Chevron Corp.’s proposed $53-billion takeover of Hess Corp. as Venezuela threatens to seize mineral-rich regions in neighboring Guyana.
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November 21, 2023
(WO) — Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) has made a gas condensate discovery with its Jhim East X-1 exploration well on Block 2467-16 (Shah Bandar), located in Sujawal district in Pakistan’s Sindh province.
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November 20, 2023
(WO) — Invictus Energy Ltd. has reported significant progress in the drilling of the Mukuyu-2 well at its 80% owned and operated Cabora Bassa project in Zimbabwe.
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November 20, 2023
(WO) — Ukraine's state-owned Naftogaz’s subsidiary Ukrgasvydobuvannya has uncovered a highly promising gas deposit in the Carpathians, previously believed to be exhausted, the company announced on Nov. 20.
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