Scenarios and Oportunities for Oil Exploration in
Lopez Rivera, Juan Guillermo, Jose Orlando Lopez Quintero, Centro de Investigaciones del Petroleo, Havana, Cuba
The results of a multidisciplinary study on the oil potential in
. • The perspectives for the discovery of new large oilfields in the overthrusted belt in the north half of the Cuban archipelago. There have been discovered more than 26 oilfields, the biggest is Varadero (3000 million barrels of oil in place), associated to the Northern Cuban Heavy Oil Belt, which contains more than. There have been concentrated the exploratory and productive efforts in last 30 years. That has allowed the rising of the equivalent production from 0,5 million tons in 1991 to 4,2 million tons in 2003 (the productions of oil in some horizontal wells reach more than 5000 barrels per day).
The perspectives for the discovery of giant oilfields in the deep waters of the
Southeast of the
. • The evaluation of the ZEEC, shows the necessary conditions for the formation of oilfields that complete the necessary requirements for exploration-production in deep waters.
marked analogy exists between the petroleum systems and plays of the Southeast ofMexico, where are located