Latin America 2012 exploration review and 2013 preview

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13 March 2013

Latin America 2012 exploration review and 2013 preview

Report summary

Companies in Latin America drilled close to 300 wells in 2012, which marked yet another good year for exploration in the region. In terms of reserves discovered, Brazil continues to dominate, primarily due to pre-salt discoveries, although 2012 marks a departure from the discovered volumes of the past few years. Petrobras focused on drilling the most promising prospects first and is now starting to shift its efforts to development drilling. The rest of the region recorded the largest,

Table of contents

  • Executive Summary
  • Discovered reserves fall in 2012
  • Brazil leads the way once again
  • Petrobras once again the corporate forerunner
  • Industry appetite for deepwater exploration evident in licence awards
  • Key exploratory activity to watch in 2013
  • Licensing opportunities in 2013

Tables and charts

This report includes 8 images and tables including:

  • Reserves discovered between 2003 and 2012
  • Top ten discoveries of 2012
  • 2012 reserves discovered by company
  • 2012 wells drilled by operator
  • Latin America exploration review and upcoming licensing
  • Acreage awarded in 2012
  • Acreage awarded from 2003 to 2012
  • Upcoming bid rounds in 2013

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