Global Shale Plays, NAPE, Brian Link, Eagle Ford, Pimienta, shale, oil, gas, Mexico, EIA

The country is looking for long-term partners as part of a farm-in application process, with U.S. companies working to attract investors.

shale gas, tight oil, exports, ExxonMobil, NAPE, outlook 2040, Houston

The company forecasts economic growth in developing countries to lead the way for energy consumption while oil and natural gas become the dominant resource by 2040.

Brazil, oil, gas, onshore, marginal, rounds

Aiming to boost the onshore industry, Brazil’s government wants to triple its output.

Lundin Norway, discovery, oil, Barents Sea, Filicudi

A string of oil discoveries, such as Johan Castberg, Wisting and Alta/Gohta, in recent years has added to the attractiveness of the Barents Sea.

Goldman Sachs forecast $55 to $60 oil for 2017, while Bernstein determined that the D-J Basin works in that range.

India, Cairn India, oil, demand, production, Anil Agarwal, Vendata

The country aims to increase domestic oil and gas exploration, development and production, while reducing its reliance on imports, to meet growing demand.

Project aims to enhance recovery through better rock physics understanding.

Suriname, Tullow Oil, exploration, oil, Guyana, South America, offshore

The London-based company is gearing up to drill the Araku prospect offshore Suriname and start seismic campaigns, including offshore Guyana updip of ExxonMobil’s Liza discovery.

oil, gas, technology, biology, exploration, Repsol

New biological methodologies are being tested to improve the success rate in challenging fields.

Canada-based Renaissance Oil Corp. teams with Russian giant Lukoil to kickstart shale exploration in Mexico’s Amatitlián Block.

oil, gas, exploration, discovery, Rystad Energy, ExxonMobil, Guyana

A report shows that the number of oil and gas discoveries in 2016 plummeted to levels not seen since the Second World War.

The country’s first auction of 2017 will offer onshore areas. The government will also auction post-salt and presalt areas.