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ExxonMobil oil and gas exploration summary

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ExxonMobil's integrated business model is emerging from the down cycle in good shape. Scale leadership has been firmly established by three counter cyclical acquisitions in three different continents totalling close to US$11 billion. The company has enjoyed recent success from a revitalised exploration strategy embracing greater high impact frontier exploration. It has a strong position in deepwater acreage although much of it lies outside proven basins. The world class Liza discovery and bolt on finds in Guyana is justifying this high impact approach. Key elements of the strategy include exploring in the most profitable areas where discoveries can be tied back to existing infrastructure; and accessing and expanding in new areas especially where there has been world class exploration success.

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Table of contents

  • Executive summary
  • Strategy
  • Investment and costs
  • Exploration
  • Reserves and resources
  • Production
  • Valuation

Tables and charts

This report includes 24 images and tables including:

Images

  • Basins drilled and all conventional & organic unconventional discoveries 2007-2016
  • Exploration & appraisal spend by basin maturity
  • Discovery costs by water depth
  • Exploration & appraisal spend and reinvestment
  • Exploration & appraisal spend by water depth
  • Volumes discovered by year
  • Volumes discovered by water depth
  • Volumes discovered by country
  • Volumes discovered by basin
  • Production from new field discoveries and organic unconventionals, and as a proportion of all future production
  • Exploration wells drilled and spend per well
  • Exploration success rates
  • Full cycle value creation by year, with uncons
  • Exploration returns by year, with uncons
  • Costs and development value by reserve category
  • Exploration returns by water depth
  • Net active acreage by water depth
  • Net active acreage by country

Tables

  • Ten year performance summary
  • Top 40 discoveries (2007 to 2016)
  • Key organic unconventional plays
  • Full-cycle economics
  • SWOT Grid
  • Gross conventional exploration & appraisal wells by basin and sector

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