OMV Petrom’s Marina 1 well encountered a new oil reservoir on the continental shelf of the Black Sea. The well drilled in Istria XVIII offshore Perimeter (shallow water).
"The Black Sea is an important area for OMV Petrom, an area which continues to have potential for new discoveries. Currently, production from shallow waters accounts for 18% of the company's hydrocarbons production in Romania. We have over 40 years of experience in exploration and production in the shallow waters of the Black Sea and we will continue to invest in the development of the offshore segment", says Gabriel Selischi, member of the OMV Petrom Executive Board, responsible for Exploration and Production.