22 May 2007 - 09:47
  • News Code: 105239

LONDON -- Total E&P Angola (Block 32) Ltd. and its partners have made two more oil discoveries on deepwater Block 32 off Angola.

The Cominhos-1 well was drilled on the northeastern part of the block in 1,594 m of water and tested 6,258 b/d of 32° gravity oil. Oil came from a selected Lower Oligocene reservoir. The exploration well is 18 km north of the company"s Caril-1 discovery (OGJ Online, Feb. 8, 2007).

 

The second well, Louro-1, was drilled in the southern part of Block 32 in 1,806 m of water and found both Miocene and Oligocene oil-bearing reservoirs. The find lies 4.5 km west of the Salsa-1 discovery.

 

Angola"s Sonangol is concessionaire of Block 32. Total holds a 30% interest in the block and serves as operator. Other Block 32 partners are Marathon Oil Co. 30%, Sonangol EP 20%, Esso E&P Angola (Overseas) Ltd. 15%, and Petrogal 5%.

 

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