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Sep 24 2019
The minimum commercial field size (MCFS) for deepwater standalone oil developments since 2007 has been found to vary between 130 and 650 mmboe depending, principally, on the exploration play. The oil price was not found to have had a significant impact on the MCFS as costs and development designs have adjusted to lower prices. The […]
Aug 27 2019
In the 2000’s national oil companies (NOCs) investing abroad were viewed as new competition to the international oil companies (IOCs). NOCs began acquiring international assets, whether to bolster security of supply for their growing economies, for energy diplomacy or simply to generate new profit streams abroad capitalizing on their domestic capabilities. Westwood research shows […]
Aug 12 2019
High-impact exploration drilling activity increased substantially in the first half of 2019 with 51 exploration wells completed, compared to 36 in the same period in 2018. It’s back to gas though, with gas discoveries up and oil down on 2018. The commercial success rate has also improved significantly, running at 37% so far compared to ~27% recorded in 2017 and 2018. 16 […]
In the lower oil price environment Wildcat enables Exploration and Production companies to improve exploration performance. We do this by providing unique technical and commercial insight to underpin key exploration and appraisal decision making.
“Our Mission is to enable our clients to measure exploration and appraisal performance and what is driving performance in terms of geology, technology and company strategy.” We deliver this through a web-based proprietary database of wells and assets that combines deep technical information with analysis and insight verified by a highly experienced team of global explorers. It is this combination that differentiates us from any other in the market.