"Guyana" News

Hess Made 10th Discovery at Stabroek Offshore

Dec 04, 2018

American global independent energy company Hess Corporation announced a tenth discovery offshore Guyana at the Pluma-1 well on the Stabroek Block.The company engaged in the exploration and production of crude oil and natural gas said that as…

ExxonMobil Makes Discovery Off Guyana

Dec 03, 2018

U.S. major ExxonMobil has made its 10th discovery offshore Guyana and increased its estimate of the discovered recoverable resource for the Stabroek Block to more than 5 billion oil-equivalent barrels, reinforcing potential for at least five floating storage…

SBM Orders Second Fast4Ward FPSO Hull

Nov 21, 2018

SBM Offshore signed a contract Wednesday for a second hull in its planned series of Fast4Ward floating production, storage and offloading units (FPSO) with Chinese shipyard Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding and Offshore Co., Ltd. (SWS).The order…

Benthic Completes Esso Survey off Guyana

Nov 09, 2018

Geosciences company Benthic completed field work for Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Ltd. for an offshore geotechnical investigation and environmental baseline survey in the Stabroeck and Canje blocks offshore Guyana.Benthic said it executed…

TechnipFMC Bags Subsea Contract from ExxonMobil

Oct 24, 2018

The subsea and offshore service provider TechnipFMC  has been awarded a contract by an affiliate of ExxonMobil Corporation  for the engineering of the subsea system for the proposed Liza Phase 2 project.Following engineering and subject to requisite government approvals…

Offshore Drillers Eye Recovery by 2020

Oct 15, 2018

Battered oil and gas drilling companies are finally seeing piecemeal signs that the prices they charge for offshore rigs are bottoming out with Brent crude selling for more than $80 a barrel and some are forecasting a full turn in the market by 2020…

Kosmos Energy Abandons Offshore Well in Suriname

Oct 10, 2018

U.S. headquartered oil and gas company Kosmos Energy said on Wednesday it will abandon an offshore well in Suriname because it failed to find oil, the second well it plugged in the region in recent months for the same reason.Kosmos said the…

Total Sees Cash Flow, Output Boost from Deepwater Projects

Sep 25, 2018

Oil and gas major Total said on Tuesday it expected deepwater oil and gas operations to make a strong contribution to its output and cash flow thanks to major developments in the West Africa's Gulf of Guinea region, Brazil and U.S. Gulf area…

Guyana Puts Oil Auctions on Hold

Sep 25, 2018

Guyana has put planned oil auctions on hold as the impoverished South American country works to establish a Department of Energy to oversee the energy boom, Minister of State Joseph Harmon said on Monday.Since 1999, Guyana has awarded a group…

Total Bought 25% in Orinduik Block Offshore Guyana

Sep 14, 2018

Total says has exercised option to buy a 25 pct interest in Orinduik exploration block offshore Guyana.* Orinduik operated by Tullow Oil off Guyana contains an estimated 3 billion barrels of oil and gas, its partner Eco Atlantic said on Tuesday…

Transocean to Buy Ocean Rig in $2.7 Bln Deal

Sep 04, 2018

Offshore oil driller Transocean Ltd said on Tuesday it would buy peer Ocean Rig UDW Inc in a $2.7 billion cash-and-stock deal, its second major acquisition this year as the company bets on a recovery in the offshore sector.The acquisition signals new optimism for offshore drillers…

ExxonMobil, Hess Announce Oil Discovery Offshore Guyana

Jun 21, 2018

ExxonMobil and the Hess Corporation announced an eighth oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Longtail-1 well, creating the potential for additional resource development in the southeast area of the Stabroek Block. The companies said approximately 78 meters of high-quality…

Tullow adds acreage off Peru

Jan 10, 2018

Tullow Oil has picked up six licenses offshore Peru, spanning 28,000sq km, the UK-based firm confirmed today (10 January). Map of Peru blocks. Image from Tullow. Following negotiations with Perupetro…

Exxon touts further Guyana success

Jan 05, 2018

The sixth time seems to be the charm for Exxon and its partners at the Stabroek block offshore Guyana. The supermajor is celebrating another large find in South American waters, the company announced today (5 January). Stena Carron drillship…

2018: Exploration outlook, wells to watch

Dec 28, 2017

It’s a smaller, more focused exploration world as we start 2018. Elaine Maslin discusses the main themes for 2018 with Wood Mackenzie’s Andrew Latham (First published in the January 2018 OE, access full issue here). Deepwater is very…

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