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J Pet Technol 74 (12): 14–16.
Paper Number: SPE-1222-0014-JPT
Published: 01 December 2022
..._ JPT staff ExxonMobil, Partners Tout New Angola Block 15 Discovery ExxonMobil has made a new oil discovery with the Bavuca South-1 exploration well in Block 15 offshore Angola. The well is part of the Angola Block 15 redevelopment project targeting to deliver around 40,000 B/D of new oil...
J Pet Technol 74 (11): 42–48.
Paper Number: SPE-1122-0042-JPT
Published: 01 November 2022
... as commercial discoveries were made, appraised, and developed. Today, more than two dozen floating production platforms and miles of export and transport pipelines populate the area, with more on the way as producers continue successful exploration programs in the area. There have been nearly 90,000 offshore...
J Pet Technol 74 (10): 16–20.
Paper Number: SPE-1022-0016-JPT
Published: 01 October 2022
... was scheduled to have the rig on location by the end of last month. Pantheon Resources Alaska Discovery Deemed “World Class” Pantheon Resources has uncovered a “world-class” oil discovery on its Theta West acreage in Alaska, according to independent consultants brought in to assess the area’s potential. Baker...
J Pet Technol 74 (09): 15–19.
Paper Number: SPE-0922-0015-JPT
Published: 01 September 2022
... initially came on stream in late 2002. Hess Strikes Miocene-Aged Oil at Huron in GOM Hess made an oil discovery with a well at its Huron prospect in the Green Canyon area of the deepwater GOM. The well, drilled in Block 69 to a target depth of 28,900 ft by Transocean drillship Deepwater Asgard, struck high...
J Pet Technol 74 (08): 12–15.
Paper Number: SPE-0822-0012-JPT
Published: 01 August 2022
... was discovered by Cobalt Energy and Total in 2012. The partners said the Wilcox-aged discovery would require 20K-psi technology to develop. Cobalt went bankrupt in 2017 and its stake in the asset was sold to Equinor and Total. In early 2022, TotalEnergies walked away from the project and its operatorship...
J Pet Technol 74 (07): 28–32.
Paper Number: SPE-0722-0028-JPT
Published: 01 July 2022
... to an ambitious Anadarko Petroleum-led $2-billion deepwater GOM project that aligned several different players and various natural gas discoveries in the mid-2000s (OTC 31155). The last well at IHub ceased production in December 2015, after just 8-plus years of operation. The facility hosted produced volumes...
J Pet Technol 74 (07): 11–15.
Paper Number: SPE-0722-0011-JPT
Published: 01 July 2022
... in Eni’s Zoar field off Egypt extended to the Cypress exclusive economic zone. Zoar was discovered in 2015 and is the biggest gas discovery to date in the Mediterranean Sea. Calypso-1 was drilled to a total depth of 3827 m and encountered an extended gas column in Miocene- and Cretaceous-aged sands. Eni...
J Pet Technol 74 (06): 14–19.
Paper Number: SPE-0622-0014-JPT
Published: 01 June 2022
... additional volumes from the field. Production at Atapu started in June 2020 via the P-70 FPSO. The unit is in about 2000 m of water and has the capacity to produce 150,000 BOED. CNOOC Brings New Bohai Sea Discoveries On Stream CNOOC Limited has kicked off production from its Luda 5‑2 oil field North Phase I...
J Pet Technol 74 (05): 14–17.
Paper Number: SPE-0522-0014-JPT
Published: 01 May 2022
..._ JPT staff Shell Discovers More Oil Off Namibia Shell announced its oil discovery off Namibia in January and was “very encouraged by the early results” from the Graff-1 exploration well in the country’s Orange Basin, which “established a working petroleum system and the presence of light oil...
J Pet Technol 74 (04): 19–25.
Paper Number: SPE-0422-0019-JPT
Published: 01 April 2022
... and Oso. It does not include any of ExxonMobil’s deepwater fields in Nigeria. TotalEnergies Discovers Large Oil Field off Namibia TotalEnergies has made a significant discovery of light oil with associated gas on the Venus prospect, located in block 2913B in the Orange Basin, offshore southern Namibia...
J Pet Technol 74 (04): 40–45.
Paper Number: SPE-0422-0040-JPT
Published: 01 April 2022
... projects around the world but also with renewable projects, and supply chain woes that have made the waits for long-lead-time items even longer, along with the simple fact that the region has gone several years with very few major discoveries. The backlog of potential GOM megaprojects is stuck...
J Pet Technol 74 (03): 20–27.
Paper Number: SPE-0322-0020-JPT
Published: 01 March 2022
..._ JPT staff Shell’s Namibia Wildcat Encounters Light Oil Supermajor Shell has struck light oil with its Graff-1 exploration well offshore Namibia, according to the country’s national oil company, a partner in the probe. The National Petroleum Corporation of Namibia (Namcor) confirmed the discovery...
J Pet Technol 74 (02): 17–23.
Paper Number: SPE-0222-0017-JPT
Published: 01 February 2022
... combined. Geir Sørtveit, senior vice president for exploration and production west operations for Equinor, said, “We are pleased to see that our success in the Troll- and Fram area continues. We also regard this discovery to be commercially viable and will consider tying it to the Troll B or Troll C...
J Pet Technol 73 (12): 29–31.
Paper Number: SPE-1221-0029-JPT
Published: 01 December 2021
... of earthquakes. Its output will be cut by more than 50% to 3.9 Bcm in the year through October 2022, which will be the last year of regular production, according to the Dutch government. The UK cannot seem to offset declining North Sea production despite Total’s 2018 Glendronach discovery in the West...
J Pet Technol 73 (11): 17–22.
Paper Number: SPE-1121-0017-JPT
Published: 01 November 2021
... and management sembcorp engineering shallenberger replication modification subsea system awaritefe shell round singapore discovery topsides november 2021 project manager main compressor whale construction equipment package floating production unit vito vito topsides whale utilize The hull...
J Pet Technol 73 (10): 13–16.
Paper Number: SPE-1021-0013-JPT
Published: 01 October 2021
... to share technical know-how and expertise.” Following a successful commercial discovery during the exploration phase, the consortium will have a production concession to develop and produce the discoveries. ADNOC has the option to hold a 60% stake in the production phase, which is 35 years from...
J Pet Technol 73 (09): 30–32.
Paper Number: SPE-0921-0030-JPT
Published: 01 September 2021
... more abundant in one place—but that place is on the moon. While trace amounts can even be found in the very air we breathe, the gas is difficult to find in commercial quantities, and those quantities are usually found as a byproduct of natural gas discoveries. Historically, about 40% of the US supply...
J Pet Technol 73 (09): 13–15.
Paper Number: SPE-0921-0013-JPT
Published: 01 September 2021
... million BOE in place. Sayulita-1 EXP is the seventh successful well drilled by Eni in the basin and the second commitment well of Block 10. It is located approximately 70 km off the coast and just 15 km away from the previous oil discovery of Saasken that will be appraised toward year-end. The well...
J Pet Technol 73 (08): 15–17.
Paper Number: SPE-0821-0015-JPT
Published: 01 August 2021
... recoverable prospective resource volumes of 0.7 Tcf of gas plus 4 million bbl of liquids. Exxon Hits, Misses off Guyana ExxonMobil made another new discovery in the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana but came away empty with a well on the Canje block. The Longtail-3 well on the Stabroek block struck 230 ft of net...
J Pet Technol 73 (07): 13–17.
Paper Number: SPE-0721-0013-JPT
Published: 01 July 2021
... appraisal wells are planned for the discovery. Eni, along with partners Neptune West Ganal BV and P.T. Pertamina Hulu West Ganal, expect the field to be developed subsea and tied back to the nearby Jangkrik floating production unit (FPU), about 16 km to the northwest. Eni has been operating off Indonesia...
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