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Hot Spot

Hot Spot Australasia

New Oil Play Excites Australia

Apache announced on 18 August that its shallow water Phoenix South-1 exploration well in permit WA-435-P, 180 km north of Port Hedland, had intersected at least four discrete oil columns ranging in thickness between 26m and 46m. It made a preliminary estimate of 300 MMbo in place.
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Hot Spot South America

Ronda Uno

Mexico’s first exploration licensing round is a landmark event in the history of oil exploration in Latin America
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Hot Spot North America

Tight Oil Plays

Horizontal drilling and multi-stage fracturing technologies that have enabled companies to unlock large amounts of gas from shaley source rocks are now targeting similar rocks for oil and gas liquids.
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Hot Spot South America

Colombia Rediscovered

Colombia’s regulatory reforms are paying dividends, with dozens of new oil and gas discoveries over the past two years – yet ‘rediscovered’ older fields are carrying the country to new production records.
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Hot Spot Africa

Uganda: Key to Future Hotspots in Landlocked Africa?

The East African Rift System is now one of the world’s ‘exploration hotspots’, potentially just as significant for landlocked Africa and its underexplored rift systems as the Barnett Shale in Texas was to the birth of unconventional shale gas in North America.
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