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.

Chevron Corp. has made a new oil discovery at the Guadalupe prospect in the deepwater U.S. GoM.

Tullow has encountered hydrocarbon shows during exploration and appraisal activities conducted in Blocks 10BB and 13T onshore Kenya.

GDF Suez E&P UK Ltd. and BP have made a new exploration discovery in the U.K. Central North Sea.

Shell has made a frontier exploration discovery offshore Gabon, West Africa.

Testing of well E-303 on the Elizavetovskoye Field in Ukraine indicates a gross pay of 167 m (548 ft) spread over eight reservoir horizons, JKX Oil & Gas said in a news release.

Operator Statoil and its partners in PL169 have proved new oil resources in the D-structure in the vicinity of the Grane Field in the North Sea.

The discovery of light oil in the Lapacho well is expected to have commercial potential, with first output slated for next year, the London-based company said in a statement.

The SM-1 well in the Sidi Moussa Block offshore Morocco has encountered oil during drilling operations.

The LXM-101 well encountered oil.