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BREAKING: Exxon delivers another major oil discovery offshore Guyana

Dated: September 9th, 2021

The Noble Don Taylor drillship

It’s the block that keeps giving.

U.S. oil major ExxonMobil announced on Thursday another oil discovery on the Stabroek Block offshore Guyana at Pinktail. The Pinktail well encountered 220 feet (67 meters) of net pay in high-quality oil-bearing sandstone reservoir. Pinktail is located approximately 21.7 miles (35 kilometers) southeast of the Liza Phase 1 development, which began production in December 2019, and 3.7 miles (6 kilometers) southeast of Yellowtail-1. Pinktail was drilled in 5,938 feet (1,810 meters) of water by the Noble Sam Croft.

Meanwhile, CEO of Hess Corporation, John Hess, said, “We are happy to announce our 20th significant discovery on the Stabroek Block, which will add to the discovered recoverable resource estimate of more than 9 billion barrels of oil equivalent.”


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