Statoil has abandoned its wild cat well in the Gulf of Mexico after if failed uncover any commercial returns.
A second wild cat located in the Kwanza basin offshore Angola was drilled to its pre-salt target but also failed to return any viable hydrocarbons.
The Norwegian explorer is now focusing its efforts on a string of production possibilities.
In Brazil, the Repsol-operated Seat-2 well in block BM-C-33 in the Campos basin is currently being drill stem tested (DST).
The firm is also readying itself for a 18-month drilling campaign on the east coast of Canada following up the Bay du Nord oil discovery.
In Tanzania, the operator is currently drilling the Giligiliani well in block 2.
Finally, Statoil has also recently spudded the Romeo prospect near the King Lear discovery in the Norwegian North Sea.