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Through topical and fact-based analytics, highly detailed data and leading-edge advisory services, Rystad Energy is uniquely positioned to provide deep insight into global exploration trends, detailed at well level, and to benchmark exploration performance between companies and geographical regions. 


We provide

We provide complete coverage of global upstream exploration activity through our well-by-well approach, including costs as well as historical, planned and forecasted wells.


We deliver

We deliver access to data and commentaries that synthesize the market implications of trends and key events, along with our expert views, all backed by Rystad Energy's unparalleled data universe.


We collaborate

We collaborate closely with our customers and other market players to ensure that we deliver high quality intelligence and advisory services in an efficient manner, and that we capture the key nuances of the market as they happen.


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For strategy analysts within an E&P company seeking complete and detailed exploration data, or investors looking to benchmark exploration performance, or equity analysts who require analysis of estimated value creation from exploration, our comprehensive data provides invaluable insights that enable clients to make well informed decisions. The data covers: 

  • Discovered resources from wells dating back to 1900  
  • Historical and forecasted activity data, such as well counts, drilling days, awarded acreage and lease rounds 
  • Operational data for exploration wells, including well type, HC content, length, depth and target play 
  • Detailed work commitments for each exploration block 
  • Map package with license blocks, sedimentary thickness, sub-basin and basin overlays, geo- provinces, source rocks and global shales 

The data can be accessed via either: 

  • Cube browser, a Rystad Energy desktop tool enabling clients to create their own analysis and extract data 
  • Dashboards on the Rystad Energy Client Portal, an easy-to-use web-based tool with premade workflow analyses focusing on key upstream topics 

Our Data Feed delivery method allows our data to be delivered and updated through industry standard protocols such as OData, FTP and ArcGIS REST API, and can be imported easily into the client's preferred data analysis tool.


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We deliver a wide range of advisory services within the upstream sector for executive boards, management and commercial and technical teams. Clients are seeking qualified independent guidance in relation to exploration opportunities. This includes customers within E&Ps, oilfield services, government agencies and investors. Examples of advisory themes include: 

  • Understanding exploration trends globally, by country and by company 
  • Reviewing, developing or revising exploration strategies 
  • Benchmarking exploration drilling costs 
  • Benchmarking exploration value creation, top performing explorers and best practices 
  • Benchmarking exploration areas based on creaming curves for wildcat and infrastructure-led exploration 
  • Identifying farm-in opportunities, exploration partners or buyers of assets    
  • Technical and commercial due diligence and valuation of exploration acreage and discoveries 
  • Expert witness in court cases 
  • Identifying opportunities within oilfield services related to exploration, such as seismic, drilling and the rig market   

We have experienced G&G, subsurface and commercial consultants with a track record of delivering high quality, tailormade projects in an efficient manner.