Where are the most promising new exploration frontiers? With broad industry moves to embrace more high-impact wildcatting, the question is front of mind for companies and investors alike. But predicting the outcome of risky, new play exploration is as challenging as ever. Published estimates of yet-to-find potential in unproven basins often prove notoriously inaccurate once drilling gets underway. One of the best indicators of subsurface potential is acreage capture activity of top...
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Acreage capture speaks volumes
Who are the top explorers?
Where are top explorers capturing new high-impact exploration acreage?
Who else is exploring these hot new frontiers?
Buyers' market for acreage offers opportunities to follow these leaders
Will these hot new frontiers help sustain outperformance of the top explorers?
Tables and charts
This report includes 4 images and tables including:
Top-ranked explorers in Wood Mackenzie Exploration performance benchmarking and Industry survey
Key frontier acreage moves of top explorers since 2012
Map of key frontier acreage moves of top explorers since 2012
Leading acreage holders in the new frontiers of the top explorers