Offshore Gabon Exploratory Hit 90 m Of Hydrocarbon-Bearing, Pre-salt Sands

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Petronas, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, has announced an oil and gas discovery at exploration well #1-Boudji in Block F14 (Likuale), located in South Gabon. The deepwater exploration well was drilled in water depths of 2,800 m and it encountered 90 m of high-quality, hydrocarbon-bearing pre-salt sands. Additional completion details are not currently available. Petronas is the operator for Block F14 (Likuale), with Australia’s Woodside Petroleum Ltd. holding a 30% participating interest.