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Global Exploration: 2014 in review

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Over the last twelve months exploration has subtly shifted away from high impact frontier wildcatting towards lower risk exploration in mature basins. This was encouraged by calls from shareholders for capital discipline and improved returns and is a trend that we expect to be reinforced in 2015 in light of low oil prices. Preliminary results from 2014 indicate that explorers operating in proven basins delivered the best results but that commercial success has been challenging to achieve.

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This report includes 12 images and tables including:

Images

  • Annual volumes discovered - all basins
  • Annual volumes discovered - excluding mega-plays
  • Annual discovery costs
  • Distribution of giant and large oil and gas discoveries
  • Discovered resource by region
  • Commerciality of volumes by region
  • Top 35 companies by volume
  • Top 15 countries by volume discovered
  • Offshore volumes discovered by basin maturity
  • Total resources discovered by water depth (2014)

Tables

  • Increases from initial estimate of global new field resource
  • Play openers

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