The new field in the Adar area of the state contains 5.3 million barrels of recoverable oil and will be linked to the nearby Paloch oil fields, which are operated by Dar Petroleum Operating Co., the minister Awow Daniel Chuang said.
The well, drilled to a vertical depth of 1,569 m below the seabed by the West Hercules semisubmersible rig, encountered a 15-m oil column in a Triassic sandstone reservoir, Equinor said in a news release.
ConocoPhillips Niobrara producers plus the completion of a South Texas field’s first horizontal well top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.
Marathon Three Forks discovery, Marcellus completions from Chesapeake and Cabot plus an offshore discovery by Exxon Mobil top this week’s drilling activity highlights from around the world.
Drilled to a depth of 3,606 m, exploration well Ken Bau 1X encountered several intervals of gas and condensate sandstone interbedded with Miocene age shale, with an estimated net reservoir thickness in excess of 100 m, Eni said in a news release.