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Global Top 10 Emerging Oil and Gas Exploration and Production (E&P) Markets - Market Analysis, Investment Scenario and Production Forecasts to 2020

Abstract

Global Top 10 Emerging Oil and Gas Exploration and Production (E&P) Markets - Market Analysis, Investment Scenario and Production Forecasts to 2020

Summary

"Global Top 10 Emerging Oil and Gas Exploration and Production (E&P) Markets - Market Analysis, Investment Scenario and Production Forecasts to 2020" is the latest report from GlobalData, the industry analysis specialist, which analyzes the global oil and gas industry. The report provides an overview of the top 10 emerging oil and gas E&P markets in the world. It also gives an analysis of major drivers and challenges affecting the global top 10 emerging E&P markets, major exploration blocks and sedimentary basins, historic and projected crude oil and natural gas production, financial deals activity, and competitive landscape where possible.

The report is compiled using data and information sourced from proprietary databases, primary and secondary research, and in-house analysis by GlobalData's team of industry experts.

Scope

The report analyzes the major emerging regions in the global upstream sector. The scope of the report includes -

  • The report provides an overview of the upstream sector of the top 10 emerging E&P markets.
  • The report discusses the major drivers and challenges of the emerging markets.
  • It also discusses the competitive landscape in each region where possible.
  • The report provides historic crude oil and natural gas production where possible.
  • It provides production forecasts until 2020 where possible.
  • The report discusses financial deals activity of the markets where possible.

Reasons to buy

This report will enhance your decision-making capabilities. It will allow you to -

  • Develop business strategies with the help of specific insights about the major emerging E&P markets globally.
  • Identify opportunities and challenges in the top 10 emerging E&P markets worldwide.
  • Design your expansion and new entry strategies based on the competitive structure of the markets.
  • Identify the most promising E&P markets over the next decade.
  • Identify opportunities to partner with companies operating in these prolific markets.
  • Develop custom strategies for different geographies based on production growth, both historic and forecast, investment trends and the potential of each market.

TOC

1 Table of Contents

1 Table of Contents 5

  • 1.1 List of Tables 9
  • 1.2 List of Figures 10

2 Introduction 12

  • 2.1 Overview 12
  • 2.2 GlobalData Report Guidance 13

3 Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 14

  • 3.1 Comeback of Deepwater Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico to Reinforce the Potential of the Region 14
    • 3.1.1 Deepwater Drilling in the Gulf of Mexico Expected to Return to Pre-Blowout Levels Soon 14
  • 3.2 The Success of the 216/222 Lease Sale in the Central Gulf of Mexico Indicates Strong Interest of Oil and Gas Companies in the Region 17
  • 3.3 Several Oil and Gas Discoveries Made in Deepwater Gulf of Mexico over past Two Years 18
    • 3.3.1 Potential of the Gulf of Mexico Re-established by Deepwater and Ultra-Deepwater Discoveries 18
  • 3.4 Crude Oil Production in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Increased at an Average Annual Growth Rate of 1.8% Between 2001 and 2011 20
    • 3.4.1 Natural Gas Production in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico Decreased at an Average Annual Growth Rate of -2.9% Between 2001 and 2011 21
    • 3.4.2 Thunder Horse, Shenzi and Ursa/Princess are Key Crude Oil Production Fields in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico 22
  • 3.5 Deepwater Production in the Gulf of Mexico is Expected to Increase at an Average Annual Growth Rate of 2.2% Between 2011 and 2020 23
  • 3.6 Gulf of Mexico Witnessed 18 Financial Deals in 2012 (Until September) 24
  • 3.7 BP Plc Participated in the Largest Number of Deepwater Exploration Blocks in the Gulf of Mexico as of 2011 25
  • 3.8 Shell was the Highest Producer of Gross Crude Oil and Natural Gas in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico in 2011 26

4 Oil Shales in the US 27

  • 4.1 The Bakken Shale's Crude Oil Deposits are One of the Largest in the US 29
    • 4.1.1 Bakken Shale Play, Historical and Production Forecast, 2004-2020 29
    • 4.1.2 Bakken Shale, Major Companies by Acreage, 2012 30
    • 4.1.3 North Dakota Bakken Shale, Major Companies by Production, 2011 31
  • 4.2 Eagle Ford Shale Emerged as Crude Oil Production Hub in the US 32
    • 4.2.1 Eagle Ford Shale, Historic and Forecast Production 2004-2020 32
  • 4.3 Granite Wash Stretches across Northeastern Texas and Southern Oklahoma into the Anadarko Basin, US 34
    • 4.3.1 Granite Wash Play, Historic and Forecast Production, 2004-2020 34
    • 4.3.2 Granite Wash, Major Companies by Acreage 35
    • 4.3.3 Granite Wash, Major Companies by Production 36
  • 4.4 Niobrara Shale Formation Spans across Northeast Colorado, Northwest Kansas, and Parts of Nebraska and Wyoming 37
    • 4.4.1 Niobrara Shale, Major Companies by Acreage, 2012 38
    • 4.4.2 Niobrara Shale, Major Companies by Production, 2011 39
  • 4.5 Emerging Oil Shale Plays in North America 40
    • 4.5.1 Barnett Combo Play 40
    • 4.5.2 Cana Woodford Shale 40
    • 4.5.3 Tuscaloosa Marine Shale 40
    • 4.5.4 The Green River Basin Oil Shale Field 41
    • 4.5.5 Wolfcamp Shale Formation 41

5 Oil Sands in Canada 42

  • 5.1 Canada Possesses Third Largest Proved Oil Reserves in the World 42
  • 5.2 Oil Sands in Canada - Drivers and Challenges 44
    • 5.2.1 The Oil Sands Industry Continues to Attract Foreign Investment due to the Existence of a Favorable Business Climate in Canada 44
    • 5.2.2 High Crude Oil Prices Support Development of Oil Sands Industry in Canada 44
    • 5.2.3 Technological Developments Aid Increased Oil Recovery and Reduce Environmental Impact of Oil Sands Development 44
    • 5.2.4 Oil Sands Industry Continues to Attract Criticism due to High Water Use and Greenhouse Gas Emissions 45
  • 5.3 Oil Sands in Canada - Historic Production and Major Oil Sands Projects 46
    • 5.3.1 Oil Sands Industry in Canada Produced 581.9mmbbl of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude in 2011 46
    • 5.3.2 Athabasca Region Recorded the Largest Bitumen Production from Oil Sands in Canada, 2011 47
    • 5.3.3 Mining Method Accounts for 52.1% of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude Production from Canada's Oil Sands, 2011 48
    • 5.3.4 Heavy Oil Upgraders in the Canadian Oil Sands Industry Recorded 453.1mmbbl of Capacity in 2011 49
    • 5.3.5 Syncrude is the Largest Heavy Oil Upgrader Project in Canada, 2011 50
  • 5.4 Oil Sands in Canada - Production Forecasts 51
    • 5.4.1 Oil Sands Industry in Canada is expected to Produce 3.2mmbblbd of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude by 2020 51
    • 5.4.2 Heavy Oil Upgraders Capacity in the Canadian Oil Sands Industry Expected to Reach 542.5mmbbl by 2020 52
  • 5.5 The Oil Sands Industry in Canada Witnessed 16 Financial Deals Between January to August 2012 53
  • 5.6 Oil Sands in Canada - Competitive Landscape 54
    • 5.6.1 Suncor Energy Incorporated had Net Proved and Probable (2P) Bitumen Reserves of 1,164mmbbls at the End of 2011 54
    • 5.6.2 Imperial Oil Limited Reported Net Proved Bitumen Reserves of 2,413mmbbl by the End of 2011 54
    • 5.6.3 Shell Produced 45mmbbl of Synthetic Crude Oil in 2011 55

6 Offshore Subsalt Basins in Brazil 56

  • 6.1 Brazil's Offshore Subsalt Plays could Contain 50-300 Billion Barrels of Recoverable Oil Reserves 56
  • 6.2 Santos Basin is one of the Most Prominent Basins for Subsalt Exploration and Production in Brazil's Offshore Region 57
    • 6.2.1 33 Active New Exploration and Extension Subsalt Blocks in the Campos Basin 59
    • 6.2.2 Espirito Santo is the Third Most Prominent Offshore Subsalt Basin in Brazil after the Santos and Campos Basins 60
  • 6.3 Substantial Oil and Gas Resources are Driving Subsalt Developments in Brazil 61
    • 6.3.1 Highest Number of Oil and Gas Discoveries in the World Made in Brazil in 2012 (Until October) 62
  • 6.4 Roncador was the Largest Subsalt Offshore Oil and Gas Production Field in Brazil, 2011 64
  • 6.5 Offshore Subsalt Basins in Brazil - Drivers and Challenges 65
    • 6.5.1 Floating Production Storage and Offloading Units to Play a Pivotal Role in Subsalt Development in Brazil 65
    • 6.5.2 Technical and Regulatory Challenges Faced by Oil and Gas Operations in Subsalt Basins 65
  • 6.6 Petrobras Leads Oil and Gas Exploration, Production and Discoveries in the Brazilian Offshore and Subsalt Region 66

7 Extra-heavy Oil Belt in Venezuela 68

  • 7.1 Venezuela is the Second Largest Developer of Extra-heavy Oil Reserves in the World after Canada 68
  • 7.2 Orinoco Extra-heavy Oil Belt Constitutes about 75% of Venezuela's Total Proved Oil Reserves 70
    • 7.2.1 Exploration at the Orinoco Oil Belt, Commenced in 1920 70
  • 7.3 Orinoco Extra-heavy and Heavy Oil Belt Blocks 71
    • 7.3.1 Boyaca Block 71
    • 7.3.2 Junin Block 72
    • 7.3.3 Ayacucho Block 73
    • 7.3.4 Carabobo Block 73
  • 7.4 Orinoco Oil Belt Contributes 20% of Venezuela's Total Oil Production 75
    • 7.4.1 Major Extra-heavy Oil Producing Fields in the Orinoco Oil Belt 76
  • 7.5 Heavy Oil Upgraders in Venezuela 77

8 Upstream Sector in Colombia 78

  • 8.1 Colombia is an Emerging Oil Producer from South and Central America 78
    • 8.1.1 Colombia Recorded Two Billion Barrels of Proved Oil Reserves by the End of 2011 78
  • 8.2 Key Drivers for the Growth of Colombia's Oil and Gas Market 79
    • 8.2.1 The Colombian Petroleum Sector has Attracted Substantial Foreign Direct Investment in Recent Years 79
    • 8.2.2 Increasing Exploration Activities for Oil and Gas in Colombia 80
  • 8.3 Colombia Emerges as Active Destination for Mergers and Acquisitions in Oil and Gas Exploration and Production 81
  • 8.4 Llanos Basin is the Epicenter for Exploration and Production Activities in Colombia 82
  • 8.5 Third Largest Number of Oil and Gas Discoveries in the World Made in Colombia Since 2007 83
  • 8.6 Oil and Gas Production in Colombia has Increased at an Average Annual Growth of 12.8% Since 2007 84
  • 8.7 Oil and Gas Production in Colombia Expected to Grow at an Average Annual Growth Rate of 4.8% Between 2012 and 2020 85
  • 8.8 Ecopetrol Participates in the Largest Number of Exploration Blocks in Colombia 86
  • 8.9 Ecopetrol Leads Oil and Gas Production in Colombia 87

9 Shale Gas in Europe 88

  • 9.1 Heavy Import Dependence for Natural Gas Driving European Countries to Develop Shale Gas Resources 88
  • 9.2 European Shales Attract Keen Business Interest Regionally 89
  • 9.3 Poland and France are Key Geographies for Shale Gas Development in Europe 90
    • 9.3.1 Key Gas Shale Exploration Areas in Europe 90
  • 9.4 Poland and Ukraine offer Favorable Investment Scenarios for Shale Development in Europe 91
  • 9.5 Major Mergers and Acquisitions and Asset Transactions in Gas Shales in Europe 93
  • 9.6 Shale Gas Exploration Increasing in Western Europe 94
  • 9.7 Ukraine and Hungary Represent Highest Shale Gas Potential in Eastern Europe 95
  • 9.8 Poland Leads Shale Gas Development Activities in Europe 96
  • 9.9 Major Companies Operating in the Shale Gas Market in Europe 97
  • 9.10 American International Oil Companies Plan to Leverage their Acquired Expertise in the US Shale Gas Plays 98
  • 9.11 Independent Oil Companies to Play a Key Role in European Shale Gas Market 99

10 Oil and Gas in the Arctic Region 100

  • 10.1 Vast Technically Recoverable Oil and Gas Resources in the Arctic Region 100
    • 10.1.1 The Western Siberian Basin Considered the Largest Petroleum Basin in the World 102
  • 10.2 Oil and Gas Exploration in the Arctic - Key Drivers and Challenges 102
    • 10.2.1 Substantial Oil and Gas Reserves and Advanced Offshore Drilling Technologies to Enable International Oil Companies to Increase Exploration Activities in Arctic Region 102
    • 10.2.2 Shrinking Ice Cover in the Arctic to Lead to Increased Exploration and Drilling Activities 103
    • 10.2.3 Russian Government's New Tax Approach to Strengthen Incentives for Offshore Operations 103
    • 10.2.4 Environmental Issues May Hamper Exploration Activities in the Arctic Region 103
    • 10.2.5 Environmental Groups Oppose Exploration in the Arctic Region 104
    • 10.2.6 Harsh Climatic Conditions in the Arctic Affect Infrastructure Development Activities 104
    • 10.2.7 Territorial Disputes Affect Oil and Gas Development in Arctic 105
  • 10.3 Rosneft Co-operates with International Oil Companies to Explore and Develop Arctic Resources and Venture into Other International Projects Operated by International Oil Companies 105
    • 10.3.1 Rosneft and ExxonMobil Co-operate on Exploration and Production Activities in Kara Sea and Western Siberian Basin 105
    • 10.3.2 Rosneft and Statoil have Entered into an Agreement to Carry Out Exploration Activities in the Barents Sea and the Sea of Okhotsk 106
    • 10.3.3 Rosneft and Eni Sign Agreement for Exploration in the Black Sea and Barents Sea 106
  • 10.4 ExxonMobil. Statoil, Cairn Energy, Shell and BP are some Major International Oil Companies Involved in the Exploration of Oil and Gas in the Arctic Region 107
    • 10.4.1 ExxonMobil's Arctic Operations Span Canada, the US (Alaska), Greenland and Russia. 107
    • 10.4.2 Statoil Takes Strategic Approach to Increasing its Presence in the Arctic 107
    • 10.4.3 Cairn Energy Focuses on Exploration Efforts in Greenland Arctic Region 108
    • 10.4.4 Royal Dutch Shell Plc among the Leading Companies Focusing on Exploration in the Arctic Region 108
    • 10.4.5 BP Plc has Strong Presence in the US and Russian Arctic Regions 109

11 Deep Offshore West Africa 110

  • 11.1 Angola and Ghana Lead Deep Offshore Oil and Gas Exploration in West Africa 110
  • 11.2 Nine Deep Offshore Discoveries in West Africa in 2012 (Until September) 111
  • 11.3 Offshore Oil and Gas Production in West Africa Accounted for 74.3% of the Region's Total Production in 2011 112
    • 11.3.1 Offshore Oil and Gas Production in West Africa is Expected to Increase at an Annual Average Growth Rate of 3.8% Between 2011 and 2020 114
  • 11.4 Deep Offshore Oil and Gas Sector in West Africa - Key Drivers and Challenges 115
    • 11.4.1 Potential for Pre-Salt Discoveries in Deep Offshore West Africa 115
    • 11.4.2 The Gulf of Guinea will Continue to be a Key Region for the Exploration and Production of Oil and Gas in Deep Offshore West Africa 117
    • 11.4.3 Floating Production Storage and Offloading Vessels to Play Key Role in Unlocking the Potential of Oil and Gas Fields in Deep Offshore West Africa 118
    • 11.4.4 Increasing Piracy Attacks are Affecting Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Operations in Offshore West Africa 119
  • 11.5 Equatorial Guinea Offers Attractive Fiscal Terms for Oil and Gas Exploration and Production in West Africa 120
  • 11.6 Major Deep Offshore Oil and Gas Companies in West Africa - A Competitive Landscape 122
    • 11.6.1 Sonangol has Equity Stakes in the Largest Number of Active Offshore Exploration Blocks in West Africa 122
    • 11.6.2 ExxonMobil Recorded the Highest Oil and Natural Gas Production in Offshore West Africa in 2011 123

12 Oil and Gas in East Africa 124

  • 12.1 Tanzania has the Highest Number of Sedimentary Basins Among Key Emerging Exploration Markets in East Africa 124
  • 12.2 Kenya, Tanzania and Mozambique are among the Leading Emerging Exploration Markets in East Africa 126
  • 12.3 Mozambique and Tanzania Lead East Africa in terms of Number of Discoveries in 2012 (Until September) 127
  • 12.4 Emerging Exploration Markets in East Africa Offer Competitive Fiscal Terms 128
  • 12.5 Emerging Oil and Gas Exploration Markets in East Africa, Key Drivers and Challenges 129
    • 12.5.1 Increasing Global Oil and Gas Demand to Drive Exploration Activities in East Africa 129
    • 12.5.2 Increasing Hydrocarbon Discoveries in East Africa to Prompt Exploration Activities in the Region 129
    • 12.5.3 Political and Economic Uncertainties to Hinder E&P Activities in East Africa 130
  • 12.6 Hydrocarbon Potential in East Africa Attracts a Number of Oil and Gas Companies 130
    • 12.6.1 Heritage Oil Plc and Ophir Energy Plc Limited are Key Exploration Companies in Tanzania 131
    • 12.6.2 Sasol Petroleum International Pty, Limited and Anadarko Petroleum Corporation are Key Exploration Companies in Mozambique 132
    • 12.6.3 Tullow Oil Plc Among the Major E&P Companies in Kenya 133
    • 12.6.4 SouthWest Energy, Africa Oil Corporation and Calvalley Petroleum Incorporated are Key Exploration Companies in Ethiopia 134
    • 12.6.5 Tullow Oil Plc Among the Major Exploration Companies in Uganda 135

13 Appendix 136

  • 13.1 Market Definition 136
  • 13.2 Abbreviations 137
  • 13.3 Sources 139
  • 13.4 Methodology 140
    • 13.4.1 Coverage 140
    • 13.4.2 Secondary Research 140
  • 13.5 Contact Us 140
  • 13.6 Disclaimer 141

List of Tables

1.1 List of Tables

  • Table 1: Exploration and Production Industry, Gulf of Mexico, Major Crude Oil Production Fields in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico* (mmbbl), 2011 22
  • Table 2: Bakken Shale, Major Companies By Acreage, Canada and the US, Net Acres, 2012 30
  • Table 3: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Bitumen and Synthetic Production from Oil Sands in Athabasca, Cold Lake and Peace River Areas (mmbbl), 2006-2011 47
  • Table 4: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Heavy Oil Upgraders Capacity (mmbbl), 2006-2011 49
  • Table 5: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Details of Top Five Oil Sands Projects (bd), 2011 50
  • Table 6: Offshore and Subsalt Industry, Brazil, Santos Basin, Key Active Exploration Blocks (km2), July 2012 57
  • Table 7: Offshore and Subsalt Discoveries, Brazil, Santos Basin, Key Operators by Number of Blocks, July 2012 58
  • Table 8: Offshore and Subsalt Discoveries, Brazil, Campos Basin, Key Active Exploration Blocks (km2), July 2012 59
  • Table 9: Offshore and Subsalt Discoveries, Brazil, Campos Basin, Key Operators by Number of Blocks, July 2012 59
  • Table 10: Offshore and Subsalt Discoveries, Brazil, Esprito Santo Basin, Key Active Exploration Blocks (km2), July 2012 60
  • Table 11: Offshore and Subsalt Discoveries Brazil, Espirito Santo Basin, Key Operators by Number of Blocks, July 2012 60
  • Table 12: Offshore and Subsalt Industry, Brazil, Production from Top Fields in Subsalt Basins (mmboe), 2007-2011 64
  • Table 13: Extra-Heavy Oil Industry, Venezuela, Details of Some of the Major Partnerships for the Development of the Orinoco Oil Belt, 2010-April 2012 69
  • Table 14: Extra-heavy Crude Oil Industry, Venezuela, Extra-heavy and Heavy Crude Oil Exploration Fields in the Boyaca Block, 2012 71
  • Table 15: Extra-heavy Crude Oil Industry, Venezuela, Oricono Heavy Oil Belt, Extra-heavy and Heavy Crude Oil Exploration Blocks in Junin Block, 2012 72
  • Table 16: Extra Heavy Crude Oil Industry, Venezuela, Oricono Heavy Oil Belt, Extra-heavy and Heavy Crude Oil Exploration Assets in Ayacucho Block, 2012 73
  • Table 17: Extra Heavy and Heavy crude oil exploration, Exploration Assets in Venezuelan Oricono Heavy Oil Belt, Carabobo Block, 2012 73
  • Table 18: Extra-heavy Oil Industry, Venezuela, Major Extra-heavy Oil Fields in Oriental Basin (mmboe), 2011 76
  • Table 19: Heavy Oil Upgraders Industry, Venezuela, Capacity of Upgraders (bd), 2007-2012 77
  • Table 20: Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Colombia, Number of Oil and Gas Discoveries by Top Basins, 2007-2012 (August) 82
  • Table 21: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production, Colombia, Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production (mmboe), 2000-2011 84
  • Table 22: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production, Colombia, Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production (mmboe), 2012-2020 85
  • Table 23: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production, Colombia, Major Companies by Participation, Number of Exploration Blocks, 2011 86
  • Table 24: Gas Shale Resources, Distribution of Risked In-Place Gas and Technically Recoverable Gas, by Region (tcf), February 2011 89
  • Table 25: Gas Shales in Europe, Key Fiscal Terms of Major European Countries, 2012 91
  • Table 26: Gas Shales in Europe, Major Mergers and Acquisitions and Asset Transaction Activities, 2012 (Until September) 93
  • Table 27: Acreage by Key Independent Oil Companies in Key European Shale Markets, 2012 99
  • Table 28: Deep Offshore Exploration Industry, West Africa, Major Offshore Oil and Gas Discoveries, 2012 (Until June) 111
  • Table 29: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry, Details of Pre-salt Contracts Awarded to Select Companies, 2011 116
  • Table 30: Oil and Gas Industry, West Africa, Comparison of Key Fiscal Terms of Angola, Equatorial Guinea and Nigeria, 2011 120
  • Table 31: Oil and Gas Exploration Industry, East Africa, Comparison of Key Fiscal Terms of Select Countries, 2012 128
  • Table 32: Oil and Gas Exploration Market, East Africa, Major Companies Operating in Key Emerging E&P Markets, 2012 130

List of Figures

1.2 List of Figures

  • Figure 1: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry, Gulf of Mexico, New Deepwater Drilling Permits Issued for the Gulf of Mexico, 2009-September 2012 15
  • Figure 2: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry, Gulf of Mexico, Blocks and Active Leases by Planning Areas, 2012 17
  • Figure 3: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry, Gulf of Mexico, Number of Oil and Gas Discoveries, 2004-2012 September 18
  • Figure 4: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry, Gulf of Mexico, Share of Deepwater Crude Oil Production in the Gulf of Mexico's Total Production* (mmbbl and %), 2001-2011 20
  • Figure 5: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry, Gulf of Mexico, Share of Deepwater Natural Gas Production in the Gulf of Mexico's Total Natural Gas Production* (%), 2001-2011 21
  • Figure 6: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry, Gulf of Mexico, Gross Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production in the Deepwater Gulf of Mexico* (mmboe), 2011-2020 23
  • Figure 7: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry, Gulf of Mexico, Comparison Between Deals Value and Number of Deals (US$MM), 2004- September 2012 24
  • Figure 8: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry, Deepwater Gulf of Mexico, Number of Exploration Blocks Participated in by Major Companies, 2011 25
  • Figure 9: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry, Deepwater Gulf of Mexico, Top 10 Gross Crude Oil and Natural Gas Producers, 2011 26
  • Figure 10: Oil Shale Industry, The US, Locations of Major Oil Shale Deposits, 2011 27
  • Figure 11: Unconventional Oil Industry, The US, Locations of the Shale Plays, 2011 28
  • Figure 12: Bakken Shale, Historical and Forecast Production, The US (mmboe), 2004-2020 29
  • Figure 13: Bakken Shale, North Dakota, Top 15 Companies by Production (mmboe), 2011 31
  • Figure 14: Eagle Ford Shale, Historic and Forecast Production (mmboe), 2004-2020 32
  • Figure 15: Eagle Ford Shale, Top 20 Companies by Production (mmboe), 2011 33
  • Figure 16: Granite Wash Play, Historic and Forecast Production (mmboe), 2004-2020 34
  • Figure 17: Granite Wash, Major Companies by Acreage (Net Acres), 2012* 35
  • Figure 18: Granite Wash Play, Top 10 Companies by Gross Production (mmboe), 2011* 36
  • Figure 19: Niobrara Shale, Expected Gross Production (mmboe), 2007-2020 37
  • Figure 20: Niobrara Shale, Top Companies by Acreage (Net Acres), 2012* 38
  • Figure 21: Colorado, Niobrara Shale, Major Companies by Gross Production (mmboe), 2011* 39
  • Figure 22: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Location of Oil Sands Deposits, 2012 43
  • Figure 23: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Production of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude (mmbbl), 2006-2011 46
  • Figure 24: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Bitumen and Synthetic Crude Production from Oil Sands in Canada by Recovery Method (mmbbl), 2006-2011 48
  • Figure 25: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Expected Production of Bitumen and Synthetic Crude (mmbbl), 2011-2020 51
  • Figure 26: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Expected Heavy Oil Upgraders Capacity (mmbbl), 2011-2020 52
  • Figure 27: Oil Sands Industry, Canada, Comparison of Deals Value and Number of Deals (US$bn), 2010-November 2012 53
  • Figure 28: Offshore and Subsalt Discoveries, Brazil's Subsalt Plays, 2011 57
  • Figure 29: Oil and Gas Industry, Brazil, Discoveries by Offshore Subsalt Basins (%), 2004-2012 61
  • Figure 30: Oil and Gas Industry, Global, Discoveries by Top Countries, 2012 (Until October) 62
  • Figure 31: Oil and Gas Discoveries By Top Basins, Global, 2012 (Until October) 63
  • Figure 32: Offshore and Subsalt Industry, Brazil, Competitive Landscape, October 2012 66
  • Figure 33: Extra-heavy Crude Oil Industry, Venezuela, Extra-heavy Crude Oil Blocks, Orinoco Heavy Crude Oil Belt, 2012 71
  • Figure 34: Extra Heavy Crude Oil Industry, Venezuela, Extra-heavy Crude Oil Production (mmbbls), 2007-2011 75
  • Figure 35: Oil and Gas Industry, Colombia, Exploratory Wells Drilled and Technical Success Rate (%), 2002-2011 80
  • Figure 36: Exploration and Production Sector, Colombia, Value and Number of M&A and Asset Transactions (US$MM), 2007-September 2012 81
  • Figure 37: Oil and Gas Exploration Market, Global, Top Countries by Oil and Gas Discoveries, 2007-November 2012 83
  • Figure 38: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production, Colombia, Major Companies by Oil and Gas Production (mmboe), 2011 87
  • Figure 39: Western Europe, Major Shale Gas Basins, Location Map, 2011 94
  • Figure 40: Eastern Europe, Major Shale Gas Basins, Location Map, 2011 95
  • Figure 41: The Arctic Sea, Distribution of Undiscovered Oil and Natural Gas Resources, 2012 101
  • Figure 42: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry, West Africa, Offshore Oil and Gas Discoveries By Country, 2009-September 2012 110
  • Figure 43: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry, West Africa, Share of Offshore Production in Total Oil and Gas Production* (%), 2001-2011 112
  • Figure 44: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry, West Africa, Offshore Oil and Gas Production Share (%) Compared to Growth (%) of Top Five Countries, 2001-2011 113
  • Figure 45: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry, West Africa*, Forecast Production of Oil and Natural Gas from Offshore Fields (mmboe), 2011-2020 114
  • Figure 46: Oil and Gas Exploration Industry, West Africa and Brazil, Similarities Between Pre-salt Geologies of Deep Offshore West Africa and Deep Offshore Brazil, 2012 115
  • Figure 47: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry, West Africa, Location of Gulf of Guinea, 2012 117
  • Figure 48: Floating Production Storage and Offloading Industry, West Africa, Floating Production Storage and Offloading Crude Oil and Natural Gas Production Capacity of the Top Three Countries (mmboe), 2011 118
  • Figure 49: Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry, West Africa, Top 10 Equity Stake Holders in Offshore Active Exploration Blocks of West Africa, 2011 122
  • Figure 50: Oil and Gas Production Industry, West Africa, Top 10 Offshore Oil and Natural Gas Producers in West Africa* (mmboe), 2011 123
  • Figure 51: Oil and Gas Exploration Industry, East Africa, Number of Sedimentary Basins by Key Country, 2012 124
  • Figure 52: Oil and Gas Exploration Industry, East Africa, Number of Active and Planned Exploration Blocks by Key Countries, 2012 126
  • Figure 53: Oil and Gas Exploration Industry, East Africa, Oil and Gas Discoveries by Country, 2010-2012 (Until September) 127
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