Réactivation probable de la dispute territoriale entre le Venezuela et la Guyana. (article du 20/05/2015)
ExxonMobil Announces Significant Oil Discovery Offshore Guyana | Guyana Graphic
Exxon Mobil Corporation (NYSE:XOM) today announced a significant oil discovery on the Stabroek Block, located approximately 120 miles offshore Guyana.
The well was drilled by ExxonMobil affiliate, Esso Exploration and Production Guyana Ltd., and encountered more than 295 feet (90 meters) of high-quality oil-bearing sandstone reservoirs. It was safely drilled to 17,825 feet (5,433 meters) in 5,719 feet (1,743 meters) of water. Stabroek Block is 6.6 million acres (26,800 square kilometers).
“I am encouraged by the results of the first well on the Stabroek Block,” said Stephen M. Greenlee, president of ExxonMobil Exploration Company. “Over the coming months we will work to determine the commercial viability of the discovered resource, as well as evaluate other resource potential on the block.”
(fond de carte de Guyana, mais tracés du Venezuela…)