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ExxonMobil Tacks On Two More Discoveries in Massive Guyana Block

The US supermajor has made more than 30 discoveries offshore the South American country since exploration efforts began in 2015

ExxonMobil announced today two new discoveries offshore Guyana in the Stabroek block which holds an estimated 11 billion BOE of recoverable resources.

  • Trent Jacobs
  • JPT

The successful discovery wells count as the US supermajor’s eighth and ninth of the year and bring its total to more than 30 since drilling began in the 6.6-million-acre block in 2015.

The Sailfin-1 well was drilled in a water depth of 4,616 ft and encountered more than 300 ft of pay zone in a sandstone reservoir.

The Yarrow-1 well was drilled from a…

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