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GUYANA | Hess Announces Oil Discovery at Uaru, Offshore Guyana - 8 billion oil-equivalent barrels

NEW YORK--January 27, 2020 - (BUSINESS WIRE)--Hess Corporation (NYSE: HES) today announced another oil discovery offshore Guyana at the Uaru well, the 16th discovery on the Stabroek Block. The company also announced an increase in the estimated gross discovered recoverable resources for the block to more than 8 billion barrels of oil equivalent, up from the previous estimate of 6 billion barrels of oil equivalent.
  • Published in Energy

GUYANA | First Oil: Liza Destiny arrives in Stabroek Block

GEORGETOWN, Guyana, August 30, 2019 - Liza Destiny, Guyana’s ‘First Oil’ production vessel has arrived in the Stabroek Block after traveling nearly 11 thousand nautical miles from the Keppel Shipyard in Singapore, ExxonMobil announced Thursday.
  • Published in Energy

GUYANA | ExxonMobil contracts 4th drillship

As ExxonMobil continues exploration drilling activities offshore Guyana and installation operations in preparation for first oil in less than a year, it has contracted the drillship, Noble Don Taylor.
  • Published in Energy

GUYANA | ExxonMobil makes 10th oil discovery offshore Guyana

Georgetown, Guyana – December 3, 2018 - There is yet another oil find off the coast of Guyana. Director, in the Department of Energy, Dr. Mark Bynoe this morning announced that ExxonMobil has made its 10th discovery offshore Guyana at the Pluma-1 well. This latest discovery has increased the estimated recoverable resource for the Stabroek Block to more than 5 billion oil-equivalent barrels.
  • Published in Energy

GUYANA | ExxonMobil records yet another oil strike in Guyana

IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–ExxonMobil (NYSE:XOM) has made its ninth discovery offshore Guyana at the Hammerhead-1 well, marking its fifth discovery on the Stabroek Block in the past year and proving a new play concept for potential development.
  • Published in Energy

GUYANA | On to Hammerhead - Drillship going for 9th ExxonMobil strike

GEORGETOWN,  June 22, 2018 - With another successful oil discovery under its belt the ExxonMobil-contracted drillship Stena Carron is off to a new target, Hammerhead-1, located nine miles southwest of Liza 1. The news comes the same day ExxonMobil announced a discovery at its latest target Longtail and revealed that combined with the nearby Turbot this would amount to an additional 500 Million barrels of reserves.  ExxonMobil is now accelerating exploration activity with an additional drill rig expected in the next few months. This would mean two engaged in exploration while another rig develops the Lisa (1) field set to start production in early 2020. ExxonMobil’s success rate in the Stabroek Block at 80 percent is the envy of an industry that averages 20-25 percent. It currently holds proven reserves of 3.2 Billion barrels and this is sure to climb with the additional discoveries including Ranger where ExxonMobil will drill an additional well to establish its size. The eight discoveries to date are as follows Liza, Payara, Liza Deep, Snoek, Turbot, Ranger and Pacora.  The Stabroek Block is 6.6 Million acres (26,800 square kilometres) and located approximately 120 miles (193 kilometres) offshore Guyana. Oil production is planned to begin in early 2020 with revenues for the country to begin being used for transformative development projects soon after.  Local operator ExxonMobil’s affiliate, Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Limited (EEPGL) is the operator of the Stabroek Block, holding a 45% interest, Hess Guyana Exploration Ltd. holds 30 percent interest and CNOOC Nexen Petroleum Guyana Limited holds 25 percent interest.
  • Published in Energy
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