Exploration Europe

Responsible Upstream Investment in the UKCS

In the UK’s ambitious net zero regulatory context, exploration can make a positive contribution to energy security, emissions reduction, local employment and revenue and tax generation to facilitate and subsidise future renewables growth.

Exploration Africa

North Africa Round-Up

The North Africa region offers huge energy opportunities, but the bottom line is that its social challenges need to be solved.

Exploration South America

Regional Update: South America and Caribbean

The region of South America and the Caribbean has had a mixed bag of results in oil and gas in the last 12 months or so. We have seen more world class oil discoveries being made, play openers, a return of bid rounds, and slow progress with deal flow.

Exploration South America

South America - Licensing Slows

South America and the Caribbean is currently seeing less licensing activity, at least partially because of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on frontier exploration, which has prompted international oil companies to focus on ILX and advantaged oil.

Exploration Worldwide

Global Wildcatting - Going with the Flow

The extended impact of uncertain oil prices, combined with the Covid-19 pandemic and dwindling investor sentiment for hydrocarbons, have resulted in further delays, and in some cases cancellations, of already delayed wildcat wells.