Kenya strike gas in Malindi

Tullow Oil has  announced that the Mbawa-1 exploration well in Malindi has struck gas.

“Tullow Oil plc (Tullow) announces that the Mbawa-1 exploration well in the L8 licence area, offshore Kenya, has encountered gas in the shallowest objective,in the L8 licence area, offshore Kenya, has encountered gas in the shallowest objective.” said a statement released early morning.

 

 

The Mbawa-1 exploration well has been drilled to a depth of 2,553 metres and has encountered approximately 52 metres of net gas pay in porous Cretaceous sandstones. The well will now be drilled to a total depth of 3,275 metres targeting further exploration objectives.

Apache (50%) is Operator of the offshore Bloc

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Posted on September 10, 2012, in General News. Bookmark the permalink. 1 Comment.

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