"Excellent for giving commercial and technical insight into what is really going on in the world of international oil and gas exploration."Director, Oil and Gas Exploration Company
"Your insight on “Jubilee to Liza, the keys to unlocking commercial success” was an excellent piece of work providing lots of value to us – indeed you have the most comprehensive well coverage of the play"Exploration Strategy Manager, Major Oil and Gas Company
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May 9 2019
The Maria field in the Norwegian Sea came onstream a year ahead of schedule and ~$370m underbudget. The field has underperformed, triggering a 71% downward revision to the 207mmboe reserves at sanction, and 50% of the US$1.5 billion capital cost of the project being written off so far. Westwood benchmarking shows that Maria was under-appraised […]
May 7 2019
Exploration activity bounced back in 2018 but declining performance points to the limitations of the global exploration drilling opportunity set and the urgent need for its renewal in 2019 and beyond. This is the key finding of Westwood’s 10th annual ‘State of Exploration’ report which reviews global conventional exploration over the last five years and […]
Mar 29 2019
Exploration started with a bang in 2019 with a frontier discovery by a Total led joint venture at Brulpadda in South Africa, which follows the hugely successful play opening Liza discovery in Guyana in 2015 by an Exxon led JV. Both discoveries included partners who had paid a premium via a farm-in to participate in […]
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.