Operator Statoil has together with PL713 partners made a gas discovery in the Pingvin prospect in the Barents Sea. The discovery is a play opener in a frontier unexplored area of the Barents Sea northwest of Johan Castberg.
Shell announces further exploration success in Malaysia with another gas discovery at the Shell-operated deep-water Marjoram-1 well.
China National Petroleum Corp started drilling its most recent natural gas discovery in Sichuan province on March 21, a project that will help ensure the country's energy supply, China Daily reported on March 22.
CNOOC Limited (the “Company”, NYSE: CEO, SEHK: 00883) on March 19 announced that the Company has recently made a new mid-sized gas discovery Lingshui17-2, which indicated the first breakthrough on the independent deepwater exploration in Qiongdongnan Basin of South China