Global Exploration and Appraisal

Renowned for the quality of our technical data delivered by a team of experienced and highly qualified geo-scientists, associates and advisors, our global E&A solutions help improve performance in oil and gas discovery.

We track global E&A operations at country and company level, as well as providing granular data about individual basins. Our expert team draws on its own exploration experience – often at VP level – to help businesses understand the principle risks they face as well as what drives exploration performance. We also provide well failure analysis in order to improve success rates in the future.

News & Insights


The emerging Orange Basin oil province in Namibia – a new global hot spot for exploration

Two significant oil discoveries announced by Shell and TotalEnergies in February 2022 have opened multiple new oil plays offshore Namibia. The excitement is understandable, but how significant could the breakthrough prove to be and what challenges need to be overcome to realise the potential?

E&A Product Solutions

The Wildcat product suite, accompanied by deep technical and commercial analysis, underpins decision-making from acreage access to drilling and appraisal, and helps E&P companies improve exploration performance.

Wildcat provides the most comprehensive insights into global exploration performance available.

Unique technical insight to underpin key exploration decision making.

High-quality geoscience and insightful analysis behind global high-impact exploration.

Screen global farm-in opportunities and benchmark deal terms.

Wildcat Appraisals – maximising exploration value creation through effective appraisal.

E&A Advisory

We offer a range of advisory services to clients in the global E&A sector, that builds upon our subscription and data-led solutions. Our core areas of focus are: exploration strategy formulation and implementation, performance benchmarking, and new ventures strategy.

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Our Credentials


High-impact, post-2008 exploration
wells analysed for up-to-date insight


Farm-out deal terms covered


Appraisals of asset-performance data


Completed exploration and
appraisal wells’ data analysed

“Your insight – ‘Jubilee to Liza, the keys to unlocking commercial success’ – provided lots of value to us, indeed you have the most comprehensive well coverage of the play”

Oil and Gas Exploration CompanyDirector

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Graeme Bagley

Graeme Bagley

Head of Global E&A

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+44 (0) 20 3794 5381

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