News In Brief: Latest Offshore Well A Dud
News: Cuba's state oil company Cubapetroleo has failed to encounter commercial volumes of oil at the Petronas well in the Gulf of Mexico. The well was jointly drilled by Malaysia's state-owned Petronas and Russia-based Gazprom Neft. The two companies will continue to study information collected during the drilling and plan to carry out further seismic studies. The well, which was completed on July 31 2012, is the third failed probe in three attempts in the region.