Manjericao is located 37 kilometers (23 miles) northwest of the previously announced Gengibre
This discovery is located near the previously announced Gindungo, Canela and Gengibre
The Mostarda-1 discovery well, along with the nearby Gindungo, Canela and Gengibre
discoveries moves Block 32 closer towards establishing a commercial development.
Marathon's exploration success continued throughout 2005 with eight discoveries out of 11 significant wildcat/appraisal wells, including the recently announced successful delineation well on the Gengibre
discovery on Angola Block 32.
Marathon has also participated in an appraisal well on the Gengibre
discovery on Angola Block 32, and results of this well will be released upon partner and government approvals.
Key Second Quarter Events Exploration and Production * Realized strong production results driven by performance of base business and new core areas * Equatorial Guinea liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) expansion reaches full production * Announced sanctioning of Neptune development in the deepwater Gulf of Mexico * Continued exploration success with Gengibre
and Juno discoveries offshore Angola raising year-to-date total to five discoveries Refining, Marketing and Transportation * Completed acquisition of Ashland Inc.
HOUSTON, June 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Marathon Oil Corporation through its wholly owned subsidiary, Marathon International Petroleum Angola Block 32 Limited, today announced the Gengibre
deepwater discovery in Angola.