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Lots of Discoveries in Lots of Places

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The following are discoveries of 2001 as reported through November 1 by IHS Energy Group. Discoveries are listed by country, operator, name, basin, on- or offshore notation, and oil/gas test status.


South America

ARGENTINA

  • CAPEX, Salitral 1073, Neuquen, land, oil & gas, 205 bo/d, 6.3 MMcf/d.
  • Chevron, Cerro Convento 1, Austral, land, oil, 466 bo/d.
  • Chevron, La Yesera (CSJ) 1, Neuquen, land, gas & condensate, 1,569 bc/d, 3 MMcf/d.
  • Pan Am, Macueta 1001b(1H), Tarija, land, gas, 36.5 MMcf/d.
  • Pan Am, San Pedrito 3, Tarija, land, gas & condensate, 14.7MMcf/d, 21 bc/d.
  • PET SF, Sierra Chata 43, Neuquen, land, gas, 17.8 MMcf/d.
  • TECPET, Campo Duran 1002, Tarija, land, gas & condensate, 10.1 MMcf/d, 195 bc/d.
  • TECPET, Puesto Quiroga Oeste 1001, San Jorge, land, oil & gas, 705 bo/d, 1.0 MMcf/d.
  • Total, Aguada San Roque 106, Neuquen, land, gas & condensate, 17.6 MMcf/d, 673 bc/d.
  • YPF, Cupen Mahuida 1, Neuquen, land, gas, 17.8 MMcf/d.

BOLIVIA

  • Andina, Arroyo Negro X-1, Beni, land, oil, 403 bo/d.
  • Andina, Los Sauces X-1, Chaco, land, gas & condensate, 5.3 MMcf/d, 114 bc/d.
  • Chaco, Patujusal Oeste X-1, Chaco, land, oil, 700 bo/d.
  • Petrobras, Sabalo X-2, Chaco, land, gas & condensate, 89.3 MMcf/d, 1,750 bc/d.
  • Pluspet, Madrejones X-1001A, Chaco, land, gas, 18.7 MMcf/d.
  • Pluspet, Tacobo X-1001, Chaco, land, gas, 33.5 MMcf/d.
  • Total, Itau X-2, Chaco, land, gas & condensate, 64.1 MMcf/d, 906 bc/d.
  • Vintage, Naranjillos X-104, Chaco, land, gas & condensate, 5.0 MMcf/d, 150 bc/d.

BRAZIL

  • Petrobras, 4-ESS-105, Espirito Santo, offshore, gas, 88.0 MMcf/d.
  • Petrobras, 1-FRT-001-BA, Reconcavo, land, oil, 950 bo/d.

COLOMBIA

  • Harken, Estero 2, Llanos, land, oil, 1,804 bo/d.

ECUADOR

  • City Ort, Huaico 1X, Napo, land, oil, 5,079 bo/d.

MEXICO

  • Pemex, Cantarell 3068, Sureste, offshore, oil & gas, up to 20,327 bo/d, 6.1 Mcf/d.
  • Pemex, Caudaloso 1, Gulf Coast, land, gas & condensate, 3.8 MMcf/d, 120.5 bc/d.
  • Pemex, Kopo 1, Sureste, offshore, gas, 6.5 MMcf/d.
  • Pemex, Kripton 1, Gulf Coast, land, gas & condensate, 7.4 MMcf/d.

TRINIDAD & TOBAGO

  • BHP Billiton, Kairi 1, Trinidad, offshore, oil & gas, 3,000 bo/d.
  • Vintage, Carapal Ridge 1, Central, land, gas & condensate, 50 MMcf/d, 1,500 bc/d.

VENEZUELA

  • Astra, Tacata 14, East Ven, land, oil & gas, up to 21,000bo/d, 1.1 MMcf/d.
  • CNPC, Caracoles 28E, East Ven, land, oil, 714 bo/d.
  • Inelectra, Punta Sur 1X, East Ven, offshore, oil, up to 3,000 bo/d.
  • Maxus, Tropical 2X, East Ven, land, oil, 1,115 bo/d.
  • Phillips, Urdaneta Este 674X, Maracaibo, land, oil & gas, 1,296 bo/d, 0.8 MMcf/d.
  • Repsol YPF, Mene Grande 808, Maracaibo, lake, oil, 300 bo/d.
  • Repsol YPF, Mene Grande 812, Maracaibo, lake, oil, 740 bo/d.
  • Repsol YPF, Mene Grande 814, Maracaibo, lake, oil, 340 bo/d.
  • Repsol YPF, Mene Grande 817, Maracaibo, lake, oil, 300 bo/d.
  • Repsol YPF, Mene Grande 834, Maracaibo, lake, oil, 1,000 bo/d.

Europe

ALBANIA

  • Occidental, Shpiragu 1, Ionia, land, oil, 1,000 bo/d.

CZECH REPUBLIC

  • MND HOD, Prusansky 1, Vienna, land, gas, 220 bo/d.
  • MND, Zarosice 3, South Moravia, land, oil, 420 bo/d, 0.35 MMcf/d.

HUNGARY

  • MOL, Hosszupalyi Del 1, Pannonian, land, gas & condensate, 4.9 MMcf/d. 38 bc/d.

ITALY

  • ENI-Spa, Miglianico 1, Apulian Platform, land, oil & gas, 1,000 bo/d, 1.1 MMcf/d.
  • ENI-Spa, Qarto 1, Emilia Arc, land, gas, 2.8 MMcf/d.

LITHUANIA

  • Minijos NF, Aisenai 1/H2, Baltic Syneclise, land, oil, 1,724 bo/d.

NETHERLANDS — OFFSHORE

  • Clyde, Q/4-10, Anglo- Dutch, shelf, gas, 82 MMcf/d.

NORWAY

  • Statoil, 6506/11-7, Voring, deep water, oil, 3,400 bo/d.

POLAND

  • PGNG, Chalupki Debnianskie 1, Carpathian, land, gas, 01 89 MMcf/d.
  • PGNG, Jasionika 6 Carpathian, land, gas, 46.7 MMcf/d.
  • PGNG, Krzeczow 6 Carpathian, land, gas, 7.2 MMcf/d.
  • PGNG, Luchow 1, Carpathian, land, gas, 23.7 MMcf/d.

ROMANIA

  • DEPOGAZ, Garagele Vest 2, Carpathian, land, gas, 7.8 MMcf/d.
  • EXPROGAZ, Turdas 1, Transylvania, land, gas, 1.27 MMcf/d.

UNITED KINGDOM

  • BG, 47/15b-5 (Rose), Sole Pit, shelf, gas & condensate, 30.0 MMcf/d, 90 bc/d.
  • Pancanadian, 20/06-3 (Buzzard), Moray Firth, shelf, oil & gas, 6,547 bo/d, 0.9 MMcf/d.

Eurasia

KAZAKHSTAN

  • AGIP KOC, Kashagan West 1, Pre-Caspian, offshore, oil & gas, 3,400 bo/d, 7.6 MMcf/d.
  • Hurricane, East Kumkol 5, Turgay, land, oil, 750 bo/d.

RUSSIA

  • Lukoil, Khvalynskaya 3, Caspian, offshore, oil & gas, 1,640 bo/d, 27.4 MMcf/d.

TURKMENISTAN

  • Turkmengeologita, Yashildepe-three 1, Amu Darya, land, gas, 2.5 MMcf/d.
  • Turkmenneft, Nebitlije 1, Western Turkm., land, oil, 600-1,000 bo/d.

UKRAINE

  • Chornomorn Gas, Olimpiyskaya 1, Black Sea, offshore, oil & gas, 5.1 MMcf/d.

UZBEKISTAN

  • Uzbekneftegaz, Berdah 4, North Ustyurt, land, gas, 28.2 MMcf/d.
  • Uzbekneftegaz, Chunagar 1, Amu Darya, land, gas, 7.0 MMcf/d.
  • Uzbekneftegaz, Yangi Kizilcha 1, Amu Darya, land, gas, 6.6 MMcf/d.

Africa

ALGERIA

  • Sonatrach, Hassi Terfa Nord 1, H. Messaoud High, land, oil & gas, 906 bo/d, 0.4 MMcf/d.
  • Sonatrach, Damrane 2, H. Messaoud High, land, oil & gas, 1,251 bo/d, 0.6 MMcf/d.

ANGOLA

  • Amoco, Cromio 1, Lower Congo, deep water, oil, 5,000 bo/d.
  • Amoco, Galio 1, Lower Congo, deep water, oil, 4,470 bo/d.
  • Amoco, Paladio 1, Lower Congo, deep water, oil, 3,980 bo/d.
  • Chevron, Lobito 1X, Lower Congo, deep water, oil, 10,200 bo/d.
  • Chevron, Tombua 1X, Lower Congo, deep water, oil, 10,022 bo/d.
  • Elf, Jasmin 1, Lower Congo, deep water, oil, 10,800 bo/d.
  • Elf, Perpetua 1, Lower Congo, deep water, oil, 8,740 bo/d.
  • Esso, Batuque 1, Lower Congo, deep water, oil, 5,200 bo/d.
  • Esso, Mondo 1, Lower Congo, deep water, oil, 4,200 bo/d.
  • Esso, Saxi 1, Lower Congo, deep water, oil, 5,472 bo/d.
  • Esso, Semba 1, Kwanza, deep water, oil, 3,039 bo/d.

CONGO

  • Agip, Awa Marine 1, Lower Congo, shelf, oil, 3,800 bo/d.
  • Elf, Andromede Marine 1, Lower Congo, deep water, oil, 7,000 bo/d.
  • Zetah, M’Boundi 1, Lower Congo, land, oil, 1,476 bo/d.

COTE D’IVOIRE

  • Ranger, Baobab 1, Cote d’Ivoire, deepwater, oil, 6,700 bo/d.

EGYPT

  • Agip, Faras SE 1, Abu Gharadiq, land, oil & gas, 1,608 bo/d, 7.6 MMcf/d.
  • Apache, Ras El Hekma 2, Northern Egypt, land, gas & condensate, 12.4 MMcf/d, 2,207 bc/d.
  • Apache, Topaz 1, Northern Egypt, land, oil & gas, 800 bo/d, 1.6 MMcf/d.
  • BP, Fayoum 1, Nile Delta, deep water, gas, 21.0 MMcf/d.
  • BP, Libra K 1, Nile Delta, deep water, gas, 70 bc/d, 22.3 MMcf/d.
  • Burrullus, Saurus 1, Nile Delta, offshore, gas, 30.9 MMcf/d.
  • Centurion, El Wastani East 1, Nile Delta, land, gas & condensate, 2.1 MMcf/d.
  • Centurion, Gelgel 1, Nile Delta, land, gas, 3.1 MMcf/d.
  • Centurion, Sherbean 1, Nile Delta, land, gas, 20 MMcf/d.
  • Devon, Gebel ElZeit SW 2, Gulf of Suez, shelf, oil, 3,916 bo/d, 1.4 MMcf/d.
  • Eshpetco, Rabah East 2, Gulf of Suez, land, oil, 3,200 bo/d.
  • Esso, Zeit East A21, Gulf of Suez, shelf, oil & gas, 8,000 bo/d, 1.4 MMcf/d.
  • Gupco, Abu El Gharadiq 46ST 1, Abu Gharadiq, land, oil, 1,200 bo/d.
  • Gupco, SB 293 3, Gulf of Suez, shelf, oil, 10,000 bo/d.
  • Gupco, GS 195 3, Gulf of Suez, shelf, oil, 2,208 bo/d.
  • Khalda, Wanda 1, Northern Egypt, land, gas & condensate, 1.1 MMcf/d, 480 bc/d.
  • Obayed, Obayed SW 1, Northern Egypt, land, gas, 610 bc/d, 3.8 MMcf/d.
  • Shell, JG-1X, Western Desert, land, oil & gas, 4,190 bo/d, 7 MMcf/d.

EQUATORIAL GUINEA

  • CMS, Estrella 1, Niger Delta, shelf, gas & condensate, 47.3 MMcf/d, 6,780 bc/d.

GABON

  • Pioneer, Olowi Marin 1, S. Gabon sub-basin, shelf, oil, 2,100 bo/d.

GHANA

  • Dana, Western Tano 1, Cote d’Ivoire, shelf, oil & gas, 1,000 bo/d.

LIBYA

  • Agip, D-1-NC118, Ghadames, land, oil, 2,400 bo/d.
  • Agoco, Y-1-051, Sirte, land, oil, 5,904 bo/d, 1.9 MMcf/d.
  • Repsol, B-1-NC186, Murzuq, land, oil, 1,300 bo/d.

NIGERIA

  • South Atlantic, Akpo 1, Niger Delta, deep water, oil, 9,000 bo/d.

SOUTH AFRICA

  • Pioneer, E-BB-2, Bredasdorp, shelf, gas & condensate, 10.0 MMcf/d, 800 bc/d.
  • Pioneer, E-DQ-1, Bredasdorp, shelf, oil & gas, 3,120 bo/d, 26.6 MMcf/d.

SUDAN

  • GNPOC, El Saqr 1, Muglad, land, oil, 5,700 bo/d.
  • GNPOC, Shelungo 1, Muglad, land, oil, 534-1,000 bo/d.

TUNISIA

  • Agip, Hammouda Nord 1, Ghadames, land, oil, 2,500 bo/d, 1.7 MMcf/d.

Middle East

IRAN

  • NIOC, Kushk 1, Dibdibah sub-basin, land, oil.
  • NIOC, Karanj 12, Zagros Fold Belt, land, gas.
  • NIOC, Day (Daryaie 1), Zagros Fold Belt, land, gas & condensate.
  • NIOC, Tunb 2, S. Gulf sub-basin, shelf, oil, 5,000 bo/d.

OMAN

  • PDO, Malaan 1, Rub’ Al Khali, land, oil.
  • PDO, Jabiah 1, Oman, land, oil.
  • PDO, Kauther 1, Oman, land, gas.
  • PDO, Hassel 1, Oman, land, oil.
  • PDO, Khazan 1, Oman, land, gas.

SAUDI ARABIA

  • Aramco, Jafin 1, Eastern Province, land, oil & gas, 1,100 bo/d, 1.7 MMcf/d.

SYRIA

  • SPC, Jamal 1, Palmyra Zone, land, oil.

TURKEY

  • TPAO, Karacali Gurney 1, Thrace-Gallipoli, land, gas.

YEMEN

  • Nexen, ST B10 81, Sir-Sayun, land, oil.
  • Nexen, ST A22 86, Sir-Sayun, land, oil.

Far East

CHINA

  • ACT Group, Huizhou 19-2-1P, Pearl River Mouth, offshore, oil, 4,700 bo/d.
  • CNOOC-Shenzhen, Liuhua 19-3 1, Pearl River Mouth, offshore, gas, 1.7 MMcf/d.
  • CNOOC — Zhanjiang, Wenchang 15-1 1, Pearl River Mouth, offshore, oil & gas, 4,760 bo/d, 0.3 MMcf/d.
  • Devon Energy, Huizhou 9-2-1, Pearl River Mouth, offshore, oil & gas, 1,602 bo/d, 2.1 MMcf/d.
  • Kerr-McGee, Caofeidian 11-2-1, Bohai Gulf, offshore, oil, 1,000 bo/d.
  • Petrochina-Daqing, Weishen 5, Songliao, land, gas, 2.9 MMcf/d.
  • Petrochina-Daqing, Zhaoshen 8, Songliao, land, oil, 530 bo/d.
  • Petrochina-Huabei, Ba 19, Erlian, land, oil, 362bo/d.
  • Petrochina-Huabei, Xi 20, Bohai Gulf, land, oil, 1,384 bo/d.
  • Petrochina-Liaoning, Xiao 25, Bohai Gulf, land, oil.
  • Petrochina-Qinghai, Kaitemilikai 2, Qaidam, land, oil, 0.6 MMcf/d.
  • Petrochina-Qinghai, Yishen 1, Qaidam, land, gas, 1.2 MMcf/d.
  • Petrochina-Sichuan, Jinzhu 1, Sichuan, land, gas, 29.1 MMcf/d.
  • Petrochina-Sichuan, Po 2, Sichuan Gulf, offshore, gas, 37.0 MMcf/d.
  • Petrochina-Sichuan, Yangian 1, Sichuan, land, gas, 0.3 MMcf/d.
  • Petrochina-Tarim, Ake 1, Tarim, land, oil, 4.9 MMcf/d.
  • Petrochina-Tarim, Dabei 2, Tarim, land, oil & gas, 31.5 bo/d, 10.6 MMcf/d.
  • Petrochina-Tarim, Dina 2, Tarim, land, gas & condensate, 824 bc/d, 77.0 MMcf/d.
  • Petrochina-Tarim, Dina 11, Tarim, land, gas & condensate, 41.1 MMcf/d, 443 bc/d.
  • Petrochina-Tarim, Lungu 9, Tarim, land, oil, 1,640bo/d.
  • Petrochina-Tarim, Lungu 11, Tarim, land, oil & gas, 1,841 bo/d, 26.8 MMcf/d.
  • Petrochina-Tarim, Lungu 15, Tarim, land, oil, 3,688 bo/d.
  • Petrochina-Tarim, Quele 1, Tarim, land, oil & gas, 516 bo/d, 1.1 MMcf/d.
  • Petrochina-Tarim, Tazhong 47, Tarim, land, oil & gas, 359 bo/d, 0.14 MMcf/d.
  • Petrochina-Tarim, Tuzi 3, Tarim, land, gas, 11.6 MMcf/d.
  • Petrochina-Xinjiang, Dixi 8, Junggar, land, oil & gas, 4 bo/d, 1.2 MMcf/d.
  • Petrochina-Xinjiang, Dixi 9, Junggar, land, gas, 2.3 MMcf/d.
  • Petrochina-Xinjiang, Ji 15, Junggar, land, oil, 63 bo/d.
  • Petrochina-Xinjiang, Lu 16, Junggar, land, oil & gas, 48 bo/d, 6.7 MMcf/d.
  • Petrochina-Xinjiang, Lu 19, Junggar, land, oil, 11 bo/d.
  • Petrochina-Xinjiang, Mo 3, Junggar, land, oil & gas, 35 bo/d, 0.2 MMcf/d.
  • Petrochina-Xinjiang, Mobei 11, Junggar, land, oil & gas, 187 bo/d, 0.2 MMcf/d.
  • Petrochina-Xinjiang, Quan 1, Junggar, land, gas, 10.6 MMcf/d.
  • Petrochina-Xinjiang, Pen 5, Junggar, land, oil & gas, 315 bo/d, 5.3 MMcf/d.
  • Petrochina-Xinjiang, Tugu 2, Junggar, land, oil.
  • Sinopec-Jianghan, Hao 82, Jianghan, land, oil, 365 bo/d.
  • Sinopec-Shengli, Che 57, Bohai Gulf, land, oil.
  • Sinopec-Star, Xiangzhong 1, Dongting, land, gas, 4.84 Mcf/d.
  • Sinopec-Star, Xin 852, Sichuan, land, gas, 15.2 MMcf/d.
  • Sinopec-Zhongyuan, Qian 8, Bohai Gulf, land, oil & gas, 569 bo/d, 1.3 MMcf/d.

INDIA

  • Cairn, CB-B 1 (Gauri), Cambay, offshore, oil & gas, 1,039 bo/d, 18.55-20.7 MMcf/d.
  • Cairn, CB-C 1 (Ambei), Cambay, offshore, oil & gas, 500 bo/d, 41.0 MMcf/d.
  • Cairn, CB-G 1z (Parvati), Cambay, offshore, oil, 2,000 bo/d.
  • Cairn, DWN-M 1ST, Krishna-Godavari, offshore, oil & gas, 5,998 bo/d, 3.8 MMcf/d.
  • Cairn, DWN-P 1, Krishna-Godavari, offshore, oil & gas, 3,648 bo/d.
  • Cairn, DWN-R 1, Krishna-Godavari, offshore, gas, 38.0-42.0 MMcf/d.
  • Cairn, RJ-H-1, Rajasthan, land, oil, 2,020 bo/d, 0.15 MMcf/d.
  • ONGC, Demulgaon 32, Upper Assam, land, oil & gas, 384 bo/d, 1.36 MMcf/d.
  • ONGC, Katpur 1, Cambay, land, gas & condensate, 1.6 MMcf/d, 36 bc/d.
  • ONGC, Nazira 2, Upper Assam, land, oil & gas, 409 bo/d, 0.18 MMcf/d.

INDONESIA

  • Devon, Berkah 1, South Sumatra, land, gas & condensate, 9.86 MMcf/d, 55 bc/d.
  • Gulf Resources, Bukit Tua 1, East Java 1, offshore, oil & gas, 7,250 bo/d, 200 bc/d.
  • Gulf Resources, Jenggolo 1, East Java, offshore, oil & gas, 3,600 bo/d, 9.0 MMcf/d.
  • Gulf Resources, Payang 1, East Java, offshore, gas & condensate, 16.5 MMcf/d, 159 bc/d.
  • Kodeco, KE 13-1, East Java, offshore, gas & condensate, 9.3 MMcf/d, 81.3 bc/d.
  • Kodeco, KE 24-1, East Java, offshore, gas & condensate, 20.7 MMcf/d.
  • Mobil, Banyu Urip 3RE, East Java, land, oil & gas, 4,500 bo/d, 1.2 MMcf/d.
  • Pertamina, Donggi 1, Sulawesi, land, gas & condensate, 33 MMcf/d, 158 bc/d.
  • Pertamina/Devon, Sukowati 1, East Java, land, oil & gas, 7,692 bo/d, 5.08 MMcf/d.
  • Pertamina/YPF, Sungai Kenawang 1, South Sumatra, land, gas & condensate, 13.4 MMcf/d, 365 bc/d.
  • Santos, Oyong 1, East Java, offshore, oil & gas, 1,132 bo/d, 14.9 MMcf/d.

MALAYSIA

  • Amerada, Cendor 1, Malay, offshore, oil & gas, 5.0 MMcf/d, 2,849 bo/d.
  • Carigali, Sumandak 1, NW Sabah, offshore, oil, 2,400 bo/d.
  • Carigali, F38 1, Central Luconia, offshore, gas, 50.5 MMcf/d, 224 bc/d.
  • Murphy, West Patricia 2, Balingian, offshore, oil & gas, 5.3-8.3 MMcf/d, 2,900 bo/d.

MYANMAR

  • MOGE, TGT, Minbu Sub-basin, land, oil, 142bo/d.

PAKISTAN

  • Petronas, Rehmat 1, Indus, land, gas, 25.6 MMcf/d.

VIETNAM

  • Carigali, 15-1-SV 1X, Cuu Long, offshore, oil, 0.91 MMcf/d, 11,388 bo/d.
  • Carigali, Topaz North 1X, Cuu Long, offshore, oil, 2,000 bo/d.
  • Samedan, 12W-TH 1X, Nam Con Son, offshore, gas & condensate, 20 MMcf/d, 150 bc/d.

Pacific Rim

AUSTRALIA

  • OMV, Audacious 1, Vulcan sub-basin, offshore, oil, 9,100 bo/d.
  • Origin, Hovea 1, Perth, land, oil, 950 bo/d.
  • Santos, Coonaberry 1, Cooper-Eromanga, land, gas, 3.0 MMcf/d.
  • Santos, Corowa 1, Carnarvon, offshore, oil & gas, 5,276 bo/d, 2.28 MMcf/d.
  • Santos, Quasar 1, Cooper-Eromanga, land, gas, 10.8 MMcf/d.
  • Santos, Roti 2, Cooper-Eromanga, land, gas, 4.0MMcf/d, 223 bc/d.
  • Woodside, Blacktip 1, Petrel sub-basin, offshore, gas, 89.4 MMcf/d.
  • Woodside, Thylacine 2, Otway, offshore, gas, 28 MMcf/d.

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