Santos has announced a significant gas discovery at the Crown-1 exploration well in WA-274-P, located in the Browse Basin offshore Western Australia, at a water depth of 440 meters.
Petrobras has discovered good-quality oil in the fourth well drilled in the Rights Transfer area in the Santos Basin pre-salt cluster. The well, 3-BRSA-1053-RJS (3-RJS-699), known as Franco SW, is located at a water depth of 2,024 m, some 210 km off the coast of the city of Rio de Janeiro and 17 km south of discovery well 2-ANP-1-RJS (Franco).
Eni announces a new giant natural gas discovery in the eastern part of Area 4, offshore Mozambique, at the Mamba North East 2 exploration prospect.
OMV (Austria) claims it has found a "significant" amount of oil and natural gas in the Faroe/Shetland Channel.
Shell Canada has announced a natural gas discovery in central Alberta.
OMV (Vienna, Austria) has announced the largest oil and natural gas discovery in Austria for the past 25 years.