Understanding asset values is the name of the game for early-stage resource plays—that's how investors in the Bakken made huge returns. But with the first round of shale plays largely maturing, where are the next big opportunities for junior explorers? In many cases, abroad, says James West, publisher of The Midas Letter. In this interview with The Energy Report, West rolls out the map and shows us where juniors are headed. He also names some companies who are thriving on North American soil. If boots-on-the-ground prospecting puts a glint in your eye, read on.
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Reuters reported that Brazil-based Petroleo Brasileiro SA (NYSE:PBR), also known as Petrobras, said that its deepwater oil field south of Rio de Janeiro contains "good quality" crude that is a relatively light grade, meaning that it will be cheaper to refine than oil at Petrobras' other Brazilian operations.
Oil companies are hoping this latest major find will provide further justification for speeding up the permit issuing process for deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico.
A brief look at 3 oil exploration hotspots, all of which have already produced multi-billion barrel finds of recoverable crude in the last few years, and that may still hold much more.