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South America

Seismic Foldouts South America

Can Sparse OBN Equal Savings and Data Quality?

One way to decrease the cost and time of seismic data acquisition is to design sparser surveys by decimating the number of shots and receivers used. The tradeoffs associated with such decimations are investigated further here, using ocean-bottom node (OBN) data from a complex geological setting in a pre-salt play of the Santos Basin, offshore Brazil.

Exploration South America

Unconventional Oil and Gas in Mexico

Mexico’s Tampico-Misantla Basin is potentially one of the richest unconventional oil and gas resources in the world. The development of these resources could significantly increase Mexico’s daily production of oil and gas, and bring in enough income to rejuvenate the national oil company, PEMEX, and help get the economy back on its feet.

Exploration South America

Oil Discovery Offshore Guyana

ExxonMobil and partners Hess and CNOOC made another oil discovery offshore Guyana; encountering 36.7m of oil in Cretaceous sandstones in the Uaru-2 wildcat well on the prolific Stabroek Block.

Exploration South America

Trinidad: Elusive Deepwater Oil

In southern offshore Trinidad, BHP have made two deepwater gas condensate discoveries in recent years, but the latest Broadside-1 well was met with disappointing results.

Exploration South America

Trinidad: A Move to Gas

Since August 2019, Touchstone Exploration of Canada have been quietly logging impressive net gas pays and proving up significant gas reserves in Trinidad’s mature southern onshore trend.