Exploration

Offshore Nigerian well exceeds expectations, says oil explorer

offshoregas-BryanBurke-flickrErin Energy plans to continue cautious well management on the Oyo-8 well. (Image source: Bryan Burke/Flickr)Sub-Saharan African explorer Erin Energy Corporation has stated that the Oyo-8 well located in OML 120 offshore Nigeria has ‘exceeded expectations’ and is currently producing, at a stabilised rate, 7,080 barrels of oil per day (boepd)

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Savannah Petroleum identifies 14 drill-ready prospects in Niger

oilfield wendell flickrThe company has found evidence of extensive stratigraphic plays at multiple horizons. (Image source: Wendell/Flickr)Savannah Petroleum, Niger-focused oil and gas company, has found 14 drill-ready exploration prospects with estimated total gross unrisked mean prospective oil resources of 215mn barrels at Eocene and Upper Cretaceous reservoir horizons in R1/R2 Licence Area

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Universal Energy brings Nigerian oilfield online

Oil nigeriaCommercial oil production from Stubb Creek field is at an initial gross rate of 2,000 bpd. (Image source: Solo/Wikimedia Commons)Universal Energy has announced the commencement of crude oil production in Nigeria from its Stubb Creek Field in Akwa Ibom State

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Cairn Energy seeks permission to drill offshore Senegal

offshore senegal-tsuda flickrA work programme and budget for the three optional wells will be presented to joint venture partners in Q3 2015. (Image source: Tsuda/Flickr)Cairn Energy and its joint venture partners have submitted a three-year evaluation work plan to the government of Senegal that includes an initial programme of three-optional wells, with drilling starting Q4 2015 offshore Senegal focused on the acreage around SNE-1 discovery well

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Uganda launches first oil exploration licensing round

Uganda announces oil exploration licensing roundUganda’s energy development minister said that Albertine Graben has 6.5bn barrels confirmed petroleum resources. (Image source: Stefan Gara/Flickr)The government of Uganda has announced the first competitive licensing round for oil exploration for six blocks in the proven prospective sedimentary basin of Albertine Graben

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