Statoil (65%) and co-venturer ExxonMobil (35%) made a sixth discovery—the Piri-1 well—in Block 2 offshore Tanzania. Piri-1 was drilled by drillship Discoverer Americas, at a water depth of 2360 m. Statoil estimates Piri-1’s natural gas in place at 2 to 3 Tcf. Statoil operates on behalf of Tanzania Petroleum Development Corporation.
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