SPECIAL REPORT: Exploration spreads into numerous remote and nonproducing basins

Remote and nonproducing basins and areas are pulling in a small but important share of exploration expenditures worldwide.Almost every continent has examples of seismic surveys, exploratory drilling, or other exploration methods being used in risky attempts at establishing the presence of commercial volumes of hydrocarbons.The 2007 activity follows the announcement of several important oil and gas discoveries made in remote areas in 2006.This article contains examples of the activity and various operators’ plans for 2007 and beyond.Africa’s statusExploration in several of East Africa’s remote basins almost rivals the excitement that surrounds the burgeoning oil productio...

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