TableĀ 1.

General location of prospects incorporated in the ExxonMobil Multi-fault analysis (MFA) validation study from 1994 to 2001. Of the 41 prospect applications, 29 were considered valid tests of the technology in which 22 were successful predictions for a 76% success rate. Note that these 41 prospects represent a small portion of ExxonMobil exploration drilling program during this time period

Global areaMFA successesMFA failuresNon-testsSucess rate
North America134876.5%
South America203100.0%
Sub-Saharan Africa52171.4%
Far East11050.0%
Middle East100100.0%