We are an upstream oil and gas company with assets in Europe, Africa and Australasia

Discover Exploration is an upstream oil & gas company with exploration and development assets across Europe, Africa and Australasia. The company is privately-owned and is managed by an experienced team with a proven track-record of success in E&P.

Assets

Netherlands

GEms is a well-defined low risk prospectivity in the multi-tcf basal Rottliegend play. A first exploratory well in the summer of 2017 indicated the presence of natural gas.

Germany

Non-operated working interest in 2 groups of shallow-water licenses: Geldsackplate and H&L Blocks.

Comoros

Deep water exploration blocks 35, 36 & 37.

New Zealand

Deep water Petroleum Exploration Permit 38264 (PEP 38264) offshore New Zealand.

West Africa

Deep water exploration block offshore West Africa.

Denmark

Discover’s asset portfolio includes 2 high-impact exploration licenses offshore Denmark.

 

Upstream

24 August 2018

Oil and gas business still holds value for Van Poecke

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Oil Review Africa

25 May 2018

Comoros Islands could provide a new opportunity for oil and gas logistics

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Upstream

26 April 2018

ONE hopes wildcat off Netherlands can add to GEms

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Upstream

19 April 2018

Explorers still have earlier awards to drill

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AAPG/SPE Africa Energy and Technology Conference

05 December 2016

Comoros - New Evidence and Arguments for Continental Crust

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AAPG International Conference & Exhibition

16 September 2016

Caravel-1: Lessons Learned in the Deepwater Canterbury Basin

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Bloomberg

12 May 2015

Shell to Add Firepower to BG Assets in East Africa LNG Race

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Bloomberg

20 March 2015

Carlyle Group raises $2.5 billion for international energy deals

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McKinsey & Company

28 November 2014

Interview with Discover Exploration

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Oil Council World Assembly 2014

17 November 2014

Discover Exploration on Comoros potential

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Financial Times

01 September 2014

Private equity seizes chance to expand oil interests

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Government of the Union of the Comoros

22 August 2014

Première réunion du Comité de direction dans de cadre du contrat pétrolier

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Les Echos

26 December 2013

Les Comores rêvent de pétrole

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Financial Times

16 December 2013

Carlyle backs former Cove team's Discover Exploration

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Oil & Money 2013

28 October 2013

Discover Exploration on EP successes in Africa

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Afrik.com

12 September 2013

Pétrole comorien, "les premiers revenus sont attendus pour 2018"

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Bloomberg

07 June 2013

Kenya's claim on Cove Energy proceeds is unjustified, Blaha says

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The Carlyle Group

02 May 2015

The Carlyle Group adds international energy investment team to growing global energy platform 

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Bloomberg

11 March 2013

Cove ex-CEO Craven starts new oil company to explore East Africa

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Reuters

10 March 2013

Cove Energy directors look to replicate success in Mozambique

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Financial Times

10 March 2013

Cove founders reunite for new oil project

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