Tunisia

By OGJ editors
HOUSTON, Dec. 10
– Audax Resources Ltd., Perth, chose the multiobjective Sidi Daher prospect as its first target to be drilled in the Chorbane block onshore Tunisia. Spud date is not yet announced.

Sidi Daher is a large tilted horst block with targets in several formations producing in oil and gas fields to the east and northeast. The maximum mapped depth closure at the Eocene Metlaoui-El Gueria reservoir is 73 sq km. Similar size closures exist in other prospective reservoirs from Upper Cretaceous Abiod to Jurassic Nara.

Of particular interest is the relatively shallow Metlaoui-El Gueria, supported by a direct hydrocarbon indicator, a flat spot caused by a fluid interface, seen on seven seismic lines. The DHI flat spot area encompasses 16 sq km.

In a conservative scenario, the nummulitic Metlaoui-El Gueria reservoir is a gas-only accumulation within the DHI with mean recoverable resource potential of 175 bcf. In a more optimistic scenario, the structural closure would support a gas cap on an oil rim. In this scenario the mean case is 54 million bbl of oil plus the gas cap.

Related Articles

Seismic survey completed offshore Namibia

04/14/2014 Pancontinental Oil & Gas NL, Perth, reports completion of a 3,000-sq-km 3D seismic survey on a license operated by Tullow Kudu Ltd. in the Walv...

Total, partners reach FID for Kaombo project off Angola

04/14/2014 Total SA and its joint venture partners have made a final investment decision (FID) on development of the ultradeepwater Kaombo project on Block 32...

Lukoil starts 2D seismic survey on Block 10 in Iraq

04/11/2014 OAO Lukoil has started a 2D seismic survey on Block 10 in southern Iraq that is expected to cover 2,000 km within 16 months. BGP Inc. is the seismi...

Statoil makes oil, gas discovery north of Valemon field

04/11/2014 Statoil ASA, together with its Valemon unit partners, made an oil and natural gas discovery in the Valemon North prospect in the North Sea, just 10...

Careers at TOTAL

Careers at TOTAL - Videos

More than 600 job openings are now online, watch videos and learn more!

 

Click Here to Watch

Other Oil & Gas Industry Jobs

Search More Job Listings >>
Stay Connected