Wed, 13 Mar 2019 20:18 - Updated Wed, 13 Mar 2019 20:18
Eni announces big oil discovery
Luanda - Sonangol and Eni today announced the completion of a new oil discovery in block 15/06 in the Lower Congo Maritime Basin, with the drilling of the Agogo-1 ST1 research well, with estimated reserves between 450 and 650 million barrels.
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FPSO in operation in Angolan Offshore (file)
The data acquired during the drilling indicate an original volume of resources estimated at a range of 450 to 650 million barrels of oil, with a production capacity of more than 20,000 barrels of oil per day, according to a press release from Sonangol sent to Angop.
The Agogo-1 ST1 research well (formerly known as Prospectus W6) is the third discovery of the Subsequent Exploration Phase Extension in Block 15/06, drilled by the Poseidon probe vessel, into a 1,966-meter water slide and reached depth of four thousand and 450 meters, having found a reservoir with excellent petrophysical properties.
The preliminary petrophysical assessment of the identified reservoirs confirms the presence of a single column of about 120 meters impregnated with light petroleum (30th API).
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