The SM-1 well encountered oil in fractured and brecciated cavernous Upper Jurassic carbonates offshore Morocco.
Well tests at the Pegasus West discovery have led to positive results.
Cairn has made a discovery of high-quality oil in the second well in the Senegal exploration program.
The well encountered 15 gas-bearing coal seams in accordance with the predrill prognosis.
The well encountered a significant accumulation of light oil in the Lower Cretaceous-age presalt sequence, passing through an hydrocarbon column of 420 m (1,378 ft).
The well found more than 150 m (492 ft) of net oil pay within a column of more than 400 m (1,312 ft).
The emerging Paleogene play in the US Gulf of Mexico continues to offer increasing encouragement for major deepwater discoveries, with Chevron confirming a significant find.
Eni has made a gas find in the Merakes exploration prospect in the East Sepinggan Block, where the company is operator with a 100% stake, according to a news release.
Venari Resources LLC announced a material oil discovery at its Guadalupe prospect in Keathley Canyon Block 10.
Petrobras has made a discovery of a hydrocarbon accumulation in the deep waters of the Espírito Santo Basin.
CNOOC Ltd. made a mid-to-large new discovery in the Jinzhou 23-2 structure in Bohai offshore China.
Tullow has encountered hydrocarbon shows during exploration and appraisal activities conducted in Blocks 10BB and 13T onshore Kenya.